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News and more for the Young

News and more for the Young
When we think about the worst 20th century crime against humanity, the Holocaust comes to mind. But as recently as 1994, another incident took place that shocked the world.... At 1:48 PM on March 29th, people worldwide could not connect to any radio signals for several minutes, including GPS, radio and certain electricity and telephone waves. This was not... Chile is no stranger to earthquakes. The slender country which clings to the western edge of South America is surrounded by evidence of the natural forces that continue to shape it.&...

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School Report - Lesson 4: Broadcasting news This lesson explains how to group stories into bulletins and the art of presentation. It also introduces the art of headline writing. Video: Broadcasting News - Huw Edwards BBC newsreader Huw Edwards explains what's involved in broadcasting the news. Whether it's standing in front of the camera, talking into the mic or publishing a written story on the web, broadcasting is when you tell everyone your story. Current Events and Literacy for Middle Schools TIME Edge is the premier digital news source developed specifically for middle school students. Build student literacy skills with close-reading assignments. Get ideas for tying history and science lessons to current events.

New Zealand says no to Jedis Mark Hamill, left, Carrie Fisher and Harrison Ford in a scene from "Star Wars." (20th Century-Fox Film Corp. via AP) New Zealand's Jedi Society was established in April 2014. According to the society's Web site, it was established to help aid the "advancement of the Jedi," to promote "understanding and knowledge of the Force" and to "enable eternal vigilance of the Sith." Unfortunately, it's already hit a significant hurdle. New Zealand's Department of Internal Affairs recently denied its request for tax-free status, as it is not a religion. Word Clouds for Kids! ABCya is the leader in free educational computer games and mobile apps for kids. The innovation of a grade school teacher, ABCya is an award-winning destination for elementary students that offers hundreds of fun, engaging learning activities. Millions of kids, parents, and teachers visit ABCya.com each month, playing over 1 billion games last year. Apple, The New York Times, USA Today, Parents Magazine and Scholastic, to name just a few, have featured ABCya’s popular educational games.

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