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G3-4 Text Set: Artists in the Making

May 3, 2016

Creativity is all around us. It’s in the music we hear and in the fashion we choose to wear. It’s in the paintings we look at and in the plays we watch. This text set explores the theme of innovation…


Let's Talk

February 20, 2016

Joyce Ladner has stories to share. Born in Mississippi in 1943, she went on to join the civil rights movement in the 1950s. In college, she was expelled for organizing campus protests. Later, she was jailed after trying to integrate…


Family Story

February 19, 2016

Thanks to virtual reality, a man who attended the 1963 March on Washington returns to the scene with his great-grandson. TIME’s virtual-reality exhibit The March re-creates the historic March on Washington of 1963. Visitors can walk with the 250,000 people…


"I Was There"

February 19, 2016

What was it like to attend the March on Washington? TIME magazine spoke with people who were there. Joan Baez, Singer “There are some times when you know something is going to be historic. I remember it was hot,…


Star Ballerina

February 5, 2016

A basketball court is an odd place to dance ballet—or for a star ballerina to be discovered. But it was on a court at a Boys and Girls Club in San Pedro, California, that Misty Copeland took her first ballet…


My Life as a Robot

March 23, 2015

After I had surgery, the doctor said I needed to stay home for at least a week. With exams coming up, I worried about missing class. My family thought of a solution: I would go to school as a robot.…


TFK Person of the Year: Malala

January 23, 2015

TIME FOR KIDS readers vote for Malala Yousafzai as the top newsmaker of 2014. In December, we asked you to choose the most important newsmaker of 2014. More than 11,000 votes were cast in our online poll. Who beat out…