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2014 All-State Chorus and Orchestra Oct. 31 - Nov. 1

Posted by Brian Gevik on

The 62nd annual South Dakota All-State Chorus and Orchestra event features the state's best high school musicians. See the Grand Concert live on SDPB TV or online at SDPB.org

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Children & Education

Technology Can Be A Tool, A Teacher, A Trickster

Posted by Laura Dimock on

Shaping technology to some form of learning could depart pretty radically from the more familiar aim of shaping technology to the way we are now, says psychologist Tania Lombrozo.

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Tyler DeWitt: How Do We Get Kids Hooked On Science?

Posted by Laura Dimock on

When a student complained that science textbooks were boring, teacher Tyler DeWitt got thinking about how he can make his lessons fun. DeWitt recounts his quest to make kids care about science.

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'Schoolifying' Minecraft Without Ruining It

Posted by Laura Dimock on

Microsoft is trying to help more teachers use the hugely popular game in the classroom without alienating the initial enthusiasts.

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Curious George: Bug Catcher

Posted by Krystal Schoenbauer on

Red Bugs. Yellow Bugs. Blue Bugs. Oh my! Come catch bugs and play along with Curious George and the Man in the Yellow Hat. Collect stickers for you scrapbook by playing different games with George!

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Savor Dakota

SAVOR DAKOTA at the South Dakota Peach Festival

Last Updated by Katy Beem on

Visit SDPB's booth at the South Dakota Peach Festival June 25 & 26

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Science & Technology

How much would you sacrifice to be the first person on Mars?

Posted by PBS NewsHour on

Michael McDonnell has climbed Mount Kilimanjaro. He has a physics degree. He’s worked in hazardous environments. He hopes these qualifications will convince a selection committee that he’s the perfect candidate for the first human voyage to Mars.

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Sports & Recreation

2017 South Dakota High School Semi-Final Playoff Match-Ups

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

The semi-final playoff match-ups for the 2017 South Dakota high school football playoffs.

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Tales of the Gridiron - Dual Threat

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

Jaxon and Jadon Janke are indentical twin brothers, who as seniors, play football for the Madison Bulldogs. Ever since a young age, the Janke boys have been giving opposing teams 'twice as much' to worry about.

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Two USD Football Players Face Sexual Assault Charges

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

Two football players at the University of South Dakota have been arrested and charged in a sexual assault investigation. Sophomore defensive back Dale Williamson and junior defensive back Danny Rambo turned themselves in on Monday.

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"In The Margins" With Lori Walsh

A Book, A Hammock and a Lifetime of Reading

Last Updated by Lori Walsh on

It's time to pack your beach bag with books and get ready for a holiday weekend. As the summer reading season heats up, we catch up with Peggy Stout. She's the owner of Prairie Pages Bookseller in Pierre.

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