Nov 27, 2013:
Nov 25, 2013:
As the world modernizes, the countries of Africa have enormous potential to increase trade and spread wealth which in turn diversify economies, create jobs and reduce poverty.
Nov 22, 2013:
Children of all ages love to being read to - and it's good for them, too. The tiniest newborn learns to recognize the depth and cadence of your voice. If you're looking for something small, simple, and very sweet, Gossie by Olivier Dunrea is a fantastic place to begin.
Nov 19, 2013:
Today, only 11% of engineers in the U.S. are women. Debra Sterling, an engineer, didn't like that - and she decided to do something about it. Now, GoldieBlox is taking back the "pink aisle." Could your vote put them over the top, and make GoldieBlox a household name?
Nov 13, 2013:
Year-round school is a tough nut to crack. The many implementations and varied reports of success (or failure) leave communities at a loss as the debate continues. Is the American school system crying out for change?
Nov 10, 2013:
How old were you when you discovered that the world is not the safe, predictable place you thought it was? That there are mysteries that cannot be explained? That those you know well great deal more complex than just the piece of themselves they share with you?
Nov 7, 2013:
Scientific literacy has been at the heart of a recent discussion about science standards in schools. Teachers and professors, business and industry leaders, and members of the public responded with a two-and-a-half year collaborative effort to create a stronger core science standard that could be adopted by states across the country.
Nov 6, 2013:
Kat grew up in a food insecure home and often had to go without eating. Her grades suffered and she worked hard to hide her hunger from her friends.
Nov 5, 2013:
There's something about adding fresh perspective to life that really, only a giant panda can offer. You'll become friends with Stillwater as quickly as the children in Zen Shorts did, and be looking to author Jon J. Muth for more.
Nov 4, 2013:
All over the world, children are often married young and start having children before they are no longer children themselves.
Nov 1, 2013:
Kenyan educator Kakenya Ntaiya grew up in a Maasai village in Kenya where she was engaged at five and underwent the ritual of female genital mutilation. But she only agreed to go through with it after her father let her pursue her education.
Oct 25, 2013:
Do you know the 30 articles that collectively make up the international definition of human rights?
Oct 21, 2013:
Before any unimaginable idea can become real, there has to be someone who believes in it. UNICEF believes in zero: zero starving children, zero children denied an education, zero preventable child deaths.
Oct 11, 2013:
Recently, Malala Yousafzai, advocate for girls' access to education worldwide, appeared on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. In this amazing interview, Jon and Malala talk about her struggles as an international voice for girls, her nomination to receive a Nobel Peace Prize, and her new book, I Am Malala.
Oct 7, 2013:
After decades of civil war, the new nation of South Sudan must grapple with the monumental task of educating its people. As one of the most poorly educated nations in the world, ensuring its citizens are properly educated is a huge undertaking.