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A Look at the Economy

March 12, 2020

Because of COVID-19, people are being more careful. “They don’t want to gather in groups where they may be in contact with somebody who has the virus” that causes it, money expert Jean Chatzky told TIME for Kids. Many are…


Media Literacy

What's the Password?

October 23, 2019

In an ancient folktale, a giant rock blocks the entrance to a cave that’s filled with treasure. A door appears only for those who speak a secret phrase: “Open, sesame!” This is an early example of a password. Passwords have…


Inspiring Educators

April 20, 2018

This year, Teacher Appreciation Week runs from May 7 to 11. To celebrate, TFK asked five successful people to write about one of their most memorable and inspiring teachers. Bill Gates Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates uses his wealth to help…


A Show of Hands

March 16, 2018

Alice Paul Tapper was on a fourth-grade field trip last year. She saw something that upset her. The girls were standing in the back of the room. They were listening politely as the guide spoke. The boys crowded together in…


Building a Smart Kitchen

October 18, 2017

When it comes to getting help at home, people are putting technology to work. Robots have already done many of the things that most people feel are a chore. A battery-powered robot can vacuum your floors. A robot can clean…


Our Common Humanity

September 19, 2017

Susanna Schrobsdorff is an editor and columnist at TIME. Here, she shares her view of how lessons from Hurricane Harvey could help heal the country. We’ve all been thinking about how to help Texas after Hurricane Harvey. But after watching…


Guard Your Privacy

September 7, 2017

Jay Stanley works on the speech, privacy, and technology project at the American Civil Liberties Union. Here, he explains why we must protect our privacy when using new technology. Many new toys and products include microphones and cameras. They can…