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Rebecca Mordechai

Rebecca Mordechai is a writer at TIME for Kids. She joined the staff in 2018. She is a former English teacher with a master’s degree in English education from Brooklyn College. When she was a teacher, she enjoyed reading TFK as much as her students. Now, she loves writing about kids and adults who use their creativity to bring positive change to the world.

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Arts

The Final Chapter

March 11, 2021

Annie Barrows is the author of Ivy + Bean Get to Work. Ivy and Bean are best friends. They attend a Career Fair at school. They learn about jobs adults can have. But the girls are interested in just one…

Arts

Inspired Art

February 9, 2021

Tyler Gordon is an artist. He’s 14 years old. He lives in San Jose, California. Tyler was born deaf. At age 5, he had surgery to gain some hearing. But he has been bullied at school because of a stutter.…

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History

Historic Discovery

October 15, 2020

Archaeologists in Egypt have uncovered 27 wooden coffins. The coffins were buried about 2,500 years ago. They were found in an ancient burial site. Some were discovered in early September. Others were found later in the month. Archaeologists are continuing…

United States

Safe Travels

October 15, 2020

Patty Garvey-Darda is a wildlife biologist. She works to protect wildlife from roadway accidents. Every year, there are more than a million of these involving animals and vehicles. That’s according to the Federal Highway Administration. These accidents kill wildlife.…

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Animals

How Animals Vote

September 10, 2020

Americans will vote for a president on November 3. Did you know that some animals vote too? Here’s how. Honeybees Honeybees look for a new home. How do they vote for one? They dance. The bees move to another place…

Health

Coronavirus Questions Answered

March 20, 2020

The new coronavirus is a public health emergency. The disease is spreading around the globe. Coronaviruses are a group of viruses. They can infect animals and people. Some cause mild illness, like the common cold. Other cases can be more…

Science

Future Food

March 20, 2020

In the future, people might eat a new kind of meat. It will be grown in a lab. Lab-grown meat starts off as tiny cells that are safely taken from animals. Scientists feed the cells nutrients. The cells grow and…

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