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20 educational and FUN sensory table activities for kids!

20 educational and FUN sensory table activities for kids!

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Parents sue Massachusetts boarding school, alleging the institution’s WiFi is making their child sick

Parents sue Massachusetts boarding school, alleging the institution’s WiFi is making their child sick

Keeping up with the latest technological advances is a priority for many schools, but the installation of a new, industrial-strength WiFi network is actually the reason one Massachusetts boarding school

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This feline-shaped kindergarten is the cat’s meow

This feline-shaped kindergarten is the cat’s meow

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Public school district in Marin, CA makes history as first in the U.S. to serve 100% organic school lunches

Public school district in Marin, CA makes history as first in the U.S. to serve 100% organic school lunches

Finally, we can announce something we’ve been looking forward to for a long time. America now has its first public school district that serves 100% local, seasonal, organic, non-GMO student lunches. The

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Harry Potter-themed classroom makes going back to school a magical adventure

Harry Potter-themed classroom makes going back to school a magical adventure

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Read and Ride school program improves kids’ literacy scores while adding exercise to their day

Read and Ride school program improves kids’ literacy scores while adding exercise to their day

Reading a book or e-book while riding an exercise bike may be one way for adults to sneak some reading time into a busy schedule, but what about kids? Elementary school counselor Scott Ertl was reading

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Interactive map shows if your child’s school is in a toxic spray zone doused in Monsanto’s Roundup

Interactive map shows if your child’s school is in a toxic spray zone doused in Monsanto’s Roundup

Map of Estimated Glyphosate Application Chemical and GMO companies say that glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup, is very safe. But in reality, this herbicide is a toxic chemical

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Kids are being assigned triple the amount of homework than recommended, causing family strife and health issues

Kids are being assigned triple the amount of homework than recommended, causing family strife and health issues

The standard for homework set by educators is known as the “10-minute rule.” That means 10 minutes per grade level per night (ie: first graders get 10 minutes, 8th graders get 80 minutes),

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School feeding project aims to stop child labor in Egypt

School feeding project aims to stop child labor in Egypt

For hundreds of thousands of children in Egypt, attending school isn’t viewed as essential as helping out the family by working. Child labor is a critical issue in Egypt, where lack of access to

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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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12 eco-friendly backpacks for tweens & teens

12 eco-friendly backpacks for tweens & teens

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Mobile school in Kenya brings education and hope to girls on the move

Mobile school in Kenya brings education and hope to girls on the move

In Marsabit County, located in a part of northern Kenya that suffers from extremes in weather as well as sporadic attacks from Islamist militant group Al Shabaab, less than 15% of girls over the age of 6

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Forest Kindergartens: Where Mother Nature is the teacher in an outdoor classroom

Forest Kindergartens: Where Mother Nature is the teacher in an outdoor classroom

Wouldn’t it be amazing if your youngster could spend his formative years outside exploring and learning about nature vs. being stuck inside without fresh air, exercise or a working knowledge of the

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Skip Hop’s first back to school gear collection for big kids is here just in time

Skip Hop’s first back to school gear collection for big kids is here just in time

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9 year-old girl successfully petitions library to join their “boys-only” robotics program

9 year-old girl successfully petitions library to join their “boys-only” robotics program

Nine year-old Cash Cayen is a girl to be reckoned with. At least, that’s what her local public library learned after they denied her entry into a “boys only” robotics program. When the Timmins

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The Honest Farm Toy teaches about the horrors of factory farming

The Honest Farm Toy teaches about the horrors of factory farming

At first glance, the barn containing “The Honest Farm Toy” looks idyllic, but simply open the barn and you’ll find that this toy reveals the horrors of factory farming. The Honest Farm

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Camp Google: four FREE weeks of science activities and adventures for kids starts today!

Camp Google: four FREE weeks of science activities and adventures for kids starts today!

Starting today, July 13th, and continuing for an entire month, your child can go to camp absolutely free and without worry of homesickness. Camp Google, an online learning opportunity geared for kids ages

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Coaching for Conservation in Botswana uses sports to teach kids to respect and care for wildlife & the environment

Coaching for Conservation in Botswana uses sports to teach kids to respect and care for wildlife & the environment

In Botswana, raising the next generation of eco stewards is a community effort. When it comes to teaching kids about protecting wildlife and natural resources, a unique nonprofit organization has taken up

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