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Learning at Home

April 16, 2020

Students all over the world have been home from school because of the coronavirus pandemic. According to the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, more than 90% of students worldwide have been affected by school closures. Most learning is…

Arts

Let's Draw Giraffes!

April 16, 2020

Do you love to draw? Join the journey as Drew, creative director of TIME for Kids, and his sidekick Rosie explore their imaginations and dream up fun things to …

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Listen Up

April 15, 2020

Podcasts are a great way to stay connected to the world, and they’re excellent for kids who learn best by listening to information. Here are three of our favorite podcasts right now. Do It Yourself Want to stay busy while…

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United States

Wear It Proud

March 19, 2020

Eight-year-old Jonathan Brown, from Texas, rocks his dreadlocks proudly. It’s a style he was looking forward to letting grow long. But in December 2019, he was sent home from school with a note from the assistant principal. It said Jonathan…

World

An Ancient Craft

March 5, 2020

In the state of Oaxaca (wa- ha -ka), Mexico, you’ll find the vibrant town of San Martín Tilcajete. The town is rooted in its ancient Zapotec culture. The Zapotec people have been living in the area for thousands of years.…

Media Literacy

YouTube Trouble

February 20, 2020

Piper Leypoldt, 11, of Durham, North Carolina, likes to watch cooking videos on YouTube. Recently, she learned that the site collects users’ data, such as search history and location­. She’s not concerned. “Other websites I use at home and school…

Business

Dolls for All

October 17, 2019

Not long ago, toy stores had separate aisles for boys and girls. People spoke out against this, and retailers listened. Target, for one, got rid of gender-specific toy sections in 2015. Then people started paying closer attention to product packaging.…

Media Literacy

Be Internet Smart

August 29, 2019

Picture this: You’re searching the Internet and come across a website with interesting articles. Some are news stories. Their goal is to share information. Others only look like news stories. They’re actually advertisements, or ads. The goal of an ad…

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United States

A Gallery of Their Own

May 21, 2019

The museums of the Smithsonian Institution, in Washington, D.C., house the treasures of America’s past. They also tell the stories of the many people who call the United States home. The millions who visit the capital each year can tour…

Arts

Art World Record

May 16, 2019

A shiny silver bunny sculpture just set a world record. The sculpture, titled Rabbit, sold at Christie’s auction house in New York on Wednesday for $91.1 million. Rabbit is the most expensive work of art by a living artist ever…