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Kindergarten in Japan is made from recycled marine shipping containers to teach kids about sustainability

Kindergarten in Japan is made from recycled marine shipping containers to teach kids about sustainability

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The Edible Learning Lab teaches students the process of food production from soil to table

The Edible Learning Lab teaches students the process of food production from soil to table

The Edible Learning Lab is an afterschool program for students to learn through the process of food production from soil to table. Even a quick inspection will reveal that this generation is woefully

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9 forest kindergartens around the world where the sky’s the limit in teachings among the trees

9 forest kindergartens around the world where the sky's the limit in teachings among the trees

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‘Family Business: Innovative On-Site Child Care Since 1983’ shows how Patagonia puts family life at the heart of their workplace

'Family Business: Innovative On-Site Child Care Since 1983' shows how Patagonia puts family life at the heart of their workplace

It’s no secret that we here at Inhabitots are pretty big fans of Patagonia’s sportswear products. We’ve featured the company’s eco-friendly, sustainable kids’ gear a few times, including here

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10+ easy science experiments that will inspire and astonish kids of all ages

10+ easy science experiments that will inspire and astonish kids of all ages

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First grade teacher proudly wears dress decorated by her students to commemorate the end of the school year

First grade teacher proudly wears dress decorated by her students to commemorate the end of the school year

Sha’Ree Castlebury, a veteran first grade teacher in Oklahoma, found a creative yet surprisingly simple way to remember her 2015-2016 students: she had them create a piece of unique, wearable art.

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BOOK REVIEW: The 50 States beautifully maps out a charming lesson in American geography & history

BOOK REVIEW: The 50 States beautifully maps out a charming lesson in American geography & history

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New study finds disturbing racial disparities in U.S. schools

New study finds disturbing racial disparities in U.S. schools

The latest report on civil rights in our public schools has been released, and while children of different races may no longer be separate, their educational experience is certainly not equal. The

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13 idyllic, organic family farm stay vacations around the world

13 idyllic, organic family farm stay vacations around the world

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$25,000 scholarship will put 125 more kids in Audubon nature camps this summer

$25,000 scholarship will put 125 more kids in Audubon nature camps this summer

Summer camp is a long-standing American tradition that many kids never get to experience, due to the cost. For years, Wild Birds Unlimited—a national chain of nature specialty stores—has sponsored

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Leka is an interactive robot that helps children with autism engage with the world

Leka is an interactive robot that helps children with autism engage with the world

There probably isn’t a child on the planet who wouldn’t love playing with a robot designed just for them. A new startup has developed a special toy just like that for children with autism. Meet Leka,

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Medical schools adopt the adage “Let food be thy medicine” by teaching future doctors how to cook

Medical schools adopt the adage "Let food be thy medicine" by teaching future doctors how to cook

Hippocrates stated long ago, “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” However, while people naturally turn to their doctor for healthy lifestyle advice, diet and how to prepare

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First grader born without hands wins national penmanship contest

First grader born without hands wins national penmanship contest

Handwriting is often a dreaded part of the elementary school curriculum, but for Anaya Ellick, a Virginia first grader, mastering good penmanship represents just another of her many accomplishments. The

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Graduating high schoolers take “Senior Walk” through halls to inspire younger students

Graduating high schoolers take "Senior Walk" through halls to inspire younger students

Graduating from high school seems like a far off and distant dream to kids in elementary school — even if their parents know the time will go by in the blink of an eye. One Texas school began a

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Braille Bricks help blind children learn to read and write through integrated play

Braille Bricks help blind children learn to read and write through integrated play

Learning through play is an important tenet in education. This methodology combines fun, hands-on, and multisensory ways to engage kids in the learning process and get them working together.

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Designer creates special font for people with dyslexia, to make reading & identifying letters easier

Designer creates special font for people with dyslexia, to make reading & identifying letters easier

Dyslexie Font from Dyslexie Font on Vimeo. Growing up a few decades ago, we were taught that people with dyslexia got letters mixed up and often had trouble reading and spelling. Dyslexia is much more

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Afghan teacher turns his bicycle into a mobile library and cycles for over an hour to bring books to children in remote villages

Afghan teacher turns his bicycle into a mobile library and cycles for over an hour to bring books to children in remote villages

Teachers understand the value of reading and having books readily available to their students better than most adults, but few have gone the distance that Saber Hosseini does in order to promote literacy

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An ozone garden tells you about the air quality around your home

An ozone garden tells you about the air quality around your home

What if you could simply look at the leaves on the plants in your garden to find out about the air quality in your neighborhood? Theoretically you can, if you plant a National Center for Atmospheric

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