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Hour of Code

Posted on Tuesday November 21, 2017

Hour of Code is a global campaign created in 2013 by Code.org to introduce millions of students to computer programming during Computer Science Education Week at the beginning of December. Dozens of sites have created tutorials for Hour of Code. […]

Thanksgiving Writing Prompts

Posted on Tuesday November 14, 2017

From gratitude to twittering turkeys, these ideas are far from boring, and are sure to jump start your classroom writing assignments.

Veterans Day

Posted on Tuesday November 07, 2017

In 1918, at the eleventh hour, of the eleventh day, of the eleventh month, fighting ceased in World War I. Formerly known as Armistice Day, Veterans Day (November 11) is a day to honor veterans living and dead who have […]

BBC Newsround

The Big Question: Can we travel at warp speed?

Posted on Thursday November 23, 2017

We got Nasa to explain... and it turns out it's quite complicated.

Little Mix pay tribute to Manchester Attack victims

Posted on Thursday November 23, 2017

Girl band join fans in tribute during show at Manchester Arena six months after the attack

How the "loss of night" hurts us and the environment

Posted on Thursday November 23, 2017

Light pollution from lamp-posts, buildings and cars is getting worse, and scientists warn it's having a negative impact on our health and the environment.

BBC News (UK)

Oscar Pistorius jail term for killing Reeva Steenkamp more than doubled

Posted on Friday November 24, 2017

The family of murdered girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp says South African court ruling "verifies justice".

Theresa May to warn of 'hostile' Russia threat to EU security

Posted on Thursday November 23, 2017

PM will also meet European Council President Donald Tusk to discuss Brexit progress.

YouTube failed to remove sexualised comments

Posted on Thursday November 23, 2017

The way of reporting sexualised comments about children has not been working, moderators say.