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Her dad thought her clean energy idea was just a 'kid's project.' He was wrong.

When Cassandra was 10 years old, she decided to take on climate change ... and bring her whole town with her.<p>In fifth grade, she'd learned that if …

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Goodwill Towards Wildlife Is Lacking in Congress

<i>More harmful amendments threaten imperiled species, refuges and the Endangered Species Act</i><p>The holiday season is here, with its warm message of giving. But there's hardly a spirit of goodwill in Congress right now, at least when it comes to imperiled wildlife and our environment. Congressional …

NASA scientist isn't impressed with the new 'Star Wars' droid BB-8

In a video for Wired, Kennedy compares the three droids to NASA's robotics.<p>Kennedy says the physics behind BB-8 make it a flawed robot. While it's easier for it to travel on flat land, it would be "extremely difficult" for it to roll up and over something, inhibiting its movement.<p>As for R2-D2, …

Using LEGO to Build Math Concepts

Alycia Zimmerman<br>Friday, December 27, 2013 <br>Here are some of the many ways that I use LEGO to boost engagement while introducing my students to a wide …

Take It Outside

Even literacy finds a framework outdoors. “Nature helps children distinguish between sounds and auditory patterns,” says Lorna Hilyard, formerly a …

Box Office: 'Goosebumps' Tops 'The Martian,' 'Crimson Peak' Falls Flat | Reuters

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - “Goosebumps” rode a wave of Clinton era nostalgia to the top of the box office charts, as the adaptation of the popular children’s book series earned $23.5 million in its opening weekend.<p>A person dressed as a pumpkin monster poses at the premiere of the film …

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5 Trends Affecting Children's Literature

Last Thursday, Book Business hosted the webinar, “Top Trends in Children’s Literature: Personalized and Interactive Books for the Holidays,” which …

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Grenfell fire: Italian couple transformed into fairy tale heroes<p>Marco and Gloria, an Italian couple in their 20s, moved to London to find work as …

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1. Best for Young Readers: Scholastic Kids<p>At Scholastic Kids, students can post book reviews, get reading recommendations, play games based on the …

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Join Us for The Power of Using Primary Sources in K-2 Classrooms 5/6/2017

In this one-day workshop for K-2 educators, Library of Congress education staff and our current Teacher in Residence, will model a variety of …

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Bring Your Classroom to Life With PBS<p>It's free! <br>Why register? Find out more<p>May is Clean Air Month!<p>It's Clean Air Month! Clean air is important inside …

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The Teacher's Corner - Lesson Plans, Worksheets and Activities

Today<p>Tomorrow<p>National Sun Day<p>Constitution Memorial Day in Japan<p>Space Day<p>National Weather Observers' Day<p>Susan's Birthday (from Sesame Street)<p>May 03<p>May …