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Survey finds youth use new media for peer-based participatory politics

The MacArthur Research Network on Youth and Participatory Politics (YPP), under the direction of co-principal investigators University of Chicago …

Youth Make Media for Community Change

Bullying, prejudice, and identity: They’re touchy topics, but the Hear Me project has plenty of experience tackling them with grace. The project, an …

Introduce Kids to Calligraphy

<b>Introduce a child to calligraphy,</b> and you’ll open him up to a world of <b>penmanship,</b> which is especially important in a time when cursive writing is …

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The Rockin' Art Moms Kids Art Blogs

Hello, my friends!<p><b>I’ve been wanting to write a post for a while now to share some of my favorite kids art blogs to give you some new go-to sites for</b> …

Beyond Minecraft: Games That Inspire Building and Exploration

Kerbal Space Program has a robust physics engine too, but it's more focused than Garry's Mod. Players purchase rocket parts, put them together, and …

Why Trust Is A Crucial Ingredient in Shaping Independent Learners

"Trust, then, is simply a bet, and like all bets, it contains an element of risk," DeSteno writes. Removing filters, changing device policies and …

The BEST Family Board Games By Age (Toddlers, Preschoolers, Big Kids)

<i>These are the best family board games for fun & connection with recommendations by age–toddlers, preschoolers, and school-age children. All favorite</i> …

Creativity matters in the classroom, but can it be taught?

Creativity is the hot topic at this year’s World Innovation Summit for Education in Doha, as people from that world consider how learning can be more entertaining.<p>But within a system focused on improving results and competitiveness, what can teachers do to unlock creativity?<p>Paul Collard, who runs …

Revealed: how pressures of online life undermine teenage girls’ self-esteem

The self-esteem of teenage girls has fallen significantly since the start of the economic downturn seven years ago and the boom in the use of social media and online communication, a major survey of 30,000 school pupils has revealed.<p>Analysts who compile the survey for schools across the country …

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A One-stop Shop Resource for Parents

Parent Toolkit is a one-stop resource developed with parents in mind. It’s produced by NBC News Education Nation and supported by Pearson and …