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Environment

The US is back in the Paris Agreement. What does that mean?

The Paris Agreement is a planetary accord to stop greenhouse gas emissions—and to fight the warming climate, rising sea levels, mass extinctions, and extreme weather that come along for the ride.

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

Books for students who think they don’t like reading

One reason that I write about kids who are plunged in a time of challenge is because I think all kids today are plunged in their own personal war and it helps them to read about other kids in parallel circumstances. It helps them put their own situation into context and makes them feel that they’re not alone

Best dictionaries for kids

If you’re looking for a dictionary for kids, either for your classroom, library, or homeschool, here are the best dictionaries for children.

eBook platforms for students

Here are five web platforms where you can access a wide variety of books and other reading materials designed specifically for kids. Some of these platforms provide kids with personalized recommendations based on kids reading levels, others feature rewarding systems to encourage kids to read and provide teachers and parents with tools to track kids reading. We invite you to check them out and share with us your feedback.

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.

Useful books to help kids learn coding

Kids will get to learn the basics of computer coding through a wide variety of interactive visuals, engaging games and project-based activities. They will also get to experiment with different softwares and programming languages such as Python, Java, Scratch and many more. Links to the books are under the visual. Check them out and share with us your feedback in our Facebook page.

Wellbeing

The new normal | Simon Sinek

Uncertainty is always around us. When faced with it, we need to ask the right questions and rethink our approach to old (and new) problem

How to manage performance pressure and anxiety

The daily pressure of the job causes many teachers to experience anxiety. The symptoms are elevated heart rate and tension throughout the body that lasts the entire day. The result is exhaustion.
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LIFESTYLE

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.

6 Ways to upcycle cardboard boxes

Got a load of cardboard boxes lying around the house? Of course, you can recycle cardboard, so there’s no need to put them in the trash. But before you put them in the recycling, consider the many ways you can upcycle cardboard boxes and give them a new lease on life.

Should you donate your DNA to help cure diseases?

When scientists don't know the cause of a medical condition, developing a drug treatment takes significant trial and error, and lots of money— which is why we only have drugs for a small proportion of diseases. Researchers are hoping to change this using crowdsourced DNA. So how does this work, and what do your genes have to do with it? Greg Foot digs into the science of therapeutic targets.