Starting your podcast: a guide for students

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New to podcasting? Don't panic.

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Here's What College Freshmen Are Reading

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Colleges across the U.S. assign books to introduce new ideas to incoming students. This year, colleges selected books on topics that ranged from climate change to race, fiction and non-fiction.

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Hope, Agency, Mastery, And Other Terms Educators Are Redefining

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Here are some of the latest key words driving teachers in their work.

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Cradle To Grade: Living A Lifetime Of Student Loan Debt

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Americans over 60 are increasingly taking out student loans for kids and grandkids.

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Teachers Turn Lessons Into Instagram-Worthy Photos

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Teachers have formed something of a community on Instagram. Using hashtags like #teachersofinstagram, they post photos of meticulously crafted classroom decorations, lessons and even daily outfits.

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School District Apologizes For Teacher Who Allegedly Cut Native American Child's Hair

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Students say she cut part of one Native American classmate's braids and called another by a racial slur. It happened on Halloween and the teacher was in costume as a 19th century voodoo queen.

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James Bridle: What Do Kids' Videos on YouTube Reveal About the Internet's Dark Side?

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Children's YouTube is full of addicting content for kids, which can lead users to disturbing and inappropriate videos. James Bridle explains how the Internet's profit structure drives this phenomenon.

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NPR Student Podcast Challenge: Home

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We're inviting students around the country to create a podcast, then — with the help of a teacher — compete for a chance to have you work appear on NPR.

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Teaching Podcasting: A Curriculum Guide for Educators

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Guidance on planning classroom instruction.

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PBS KIDS Announces “Early Learning Champions” Program, Recognizing Passionate Educators of Young Children

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The PBS KIDS Early Learning Champions cohort is made up of various early learning caregivers – including certified Pre-K, Head Start and early elementary teachers, childcare providers as well as family, friends and neighbors in early learning settings – representing, celebrating, and supporting the diverse teaching community impacting young learners.

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Tablecloth Mission - Your Kids will LOVE IT!

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Try this awesome activity at home!

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Nerd Night with Science Steve

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Science Steve went primetime with an appearance at "Nerd Night" in downtown Vermillion.

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To Raise Confident, Independent Kids, Some Parents Are Trying To 'Let Grow'

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Research suggests kids who have more freedom and independence grow up to be less anxious and depressed. But in the age of helicopter parenting, giving kids freedom to roam can be difficult.

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DIY Monster Claws just in time for Halloween

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Make these easy, no-sew monster claws in just two steps!

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5 Proven Benefits Of Play

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The nation's doctors are being enlisted in a new fight: reclaiming children's right to play. A research paper urges pediatricians to prescribe playtime.

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