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KinderGardeners Grow Food (video)

Join the P.S. 107 KinderGardeners as they explore the magic of growing. These tiny urban farmers plant, tend, and eat their favorite veggies and herbs while learning about reading, writing and scienc…

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Green Back to School

As a kid, we didn't go back to school until after Labor Day, and when your entire life has only been more or less 520 weeks long, three weeks of summer still left seems like an eternity. I do realize …

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Teach Our Children To Care For The Planet

Having been a teacher for most of my adult life, I've watched the pendulum of educational trends swing back and forth, in philosophical terms and in methodology. Should we teach children to read u…

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Back-To-School Surprise: BYO Toilet Paper?

Surprise! It's back-to-school time. Well, that's no surprise, but what is surprising are the lists of school supplies some school children are required to bring with them this year. Along with the ord…

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