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The do’s and don’ts of recycling takeout containers

You've likely starting ordering more takeout and delivery this year. Experts share their tips for making the habit more eco-friendly.

Health & Safety

What kids know—and don’t know—about COVID-19

A team of nurses interviewed youth from six nations. Some were back in school with their friends, while others were hearing daily reports of new deaths.
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BOOKS

5 Ways kids can create their story world

Young writers might wonder, just what is worldbuilding? It’s the process of constructing an imaginary world for your story. Simply put, worldbuilding is so that your characters have a place to live, work and play!

7 Books to help address and discuss tough topics with kids

2020 was — to borrow a phrase from a popular kid's book — a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad year. And for parents, one of the year's hardest jobs was trying to explain current events to young kids.

Librivox: Acoustical liberation of books in the public domain

Librivox offers tons of free public domain audiobooks that are read by volunteers from all around the globe. You can listen to LibriVox audiobooks on both the web and mobile devices. You can use the site's built-in search functionality to look for specific audiobooks or use filters to search for works by author, title, or genre/subject.

Great teacher memoirs every teacher and educator should read

Looking for some inspiration and motivation to boost your 'teaching morale'? The list below embeds some interesting reads to start with. These are memoirs...

TeachingBooks is full of resources that bring books to life

Teaching Books is an educational platform that offers tons of reading resources to use with students in class. Its library hosts over 260.000 resources about children's and young adult's books. You can search for books by author or title or browse through the collections and lists. The site also features several other educational resources to help make reading an enjoyable experience. These include meet-the-author videos, book trailers, read-along audiobook performances, discussion questions, vocabulary lists, and more. 

Wellbeing

How to Reduce Your Family’s Screen Time (Now That It’s Totally Out of Control)

In a simpler, more innocent time, limiting screen time was cited by many parents as one of their major parenting concerns. In a 2019 Pew Research Center poll, 71% of parents with a child under the age of 12 said they were concerned about the amount of time their kids spent in front of a screen.

Yoga practices for kids – breathwork, movement, mindfulness

Many yoga and fitness studios are beginning to offer yoga practice for kids options. Some schools are even incorporating yoga for students into a morning routine. As adults, we know that yoga, and practices associated with yoga, have incredible benefits that help relieve stress and anxiety. We’ve explored ways to bring yoga into our daily lives – what are some of the best yoga practices for kids that move beyond traditional poses?
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LIFESTYLE

When your child wants to become a vegetarian

It’s almost a rite of passage for many young people to come home from school one day and declare that they want to become a vegetarian. In most households, that announcement is met with eye rolls and a flat rejection. But for environmentalist parents who have not given up meat, the response is much more complicated. You know that a low-carbon diet is vegetarian and don’t want to discourage your child from doing the right thing. But on the other hand, making separate meals is burdensome and inefficient. And can a growing body get enough protein without any meat?

Winter bulletin boards to celebrate the season

Winter is here and with it all the fun of the season. If you’re like us and love to change up your bulletin boards with the seasons, you’ll love these winter bulletin boards and ideas to decorate your classroom.

25 Must-Try Dishes In Japan | The Ultimate List

Japanese dishes vary depending on the region, but common throughout the country are open-air markets serving street snacks like taiyaki — fish-shaped treats filled with red-bean paste — fluffy soufflé pancakes, and tako tamago — grilled octopus stuffed with a quail egg. We traveled south from Tokyo to the Okinawa Islands to explore these dishes and where to eat them.