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Kids React to Old Computers

Watch the kids try and figure out how to use a 1970's era computer in another special Old Technology episode! 
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Animal Facts | Interesting Facts About Animals Around You

Did you know that dogs cannot watch TV? Or that crows never forget a face? Watch this fun video to know more about some interesting animal facts. Share on ...
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Nude selfies: What parents and carers need to know

Nude selfies: What parents and carers need to know | Education Zone | Scoop.it
This is NCA-CEOP Command's Thinkuknow education programme's new resource called 'Nude Selfies: What parents and carers need to know'. The films cover why young people send nude selfies, how to talk to your child about them, when should you be worried and when to get help.
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UK: Philosophy sessions 'boost primary school results'

UK: Philosophy sessions 'boost primary school results' | Education Zone | Scoop.it

Weekly philosophy sessions in class can boost primary school pupils' ability in maths and literacy, a study says. More than 3,000 nine and 10-year-olds in 48 UK schools took part in hour-long sessions aimed at raising their ability to question, reason and form arguments.

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Kids with good memories are better liars: Study

Kids with good memories are better liars: Study | Education Zone | Scoop.it

Children with strong memories are good at covering up lies and are better liars, new research says.The study saw six to seven-year-old children presented with the opportunity to do something they were instructed not to -- peek at the final answers on the back of a card during a trivia game.

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How green spaces improve children's cognitive abilities

How green spaces improve children's cognitive abilities | Education Zone | Scoop.it

When it comes to the physical and psychological benefits of being exposed to nature — and especially to scenery that is filled with lush plant life — the evidence lately has been rolling in. Recently we reported on a study by Australian researchers showing that brief 40 second micro-breaks, in which students looked at computerized images of a green roof, led to improved performance on an attention-demanding cognitive task.

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UK: Schools monitoring pupils' web use with 'anti-radicalisation software'

UK: Schools monitoring pupils' web use with 'anti-radicalisation software' | Education Zone | Scoop.it

Schools are being sold software to monitor pupils’ internet activity for extremism-related language such as “jihadi bride” and “YODO”, short for you only die once.

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Calling all Teachers: Stand #UpForSchool

Calling all Teachers: Stand #UpForSchool | Education Zone | Scoop.it

There are 58 million children who don’t go to school because of child labour, early marriage, conflict and discrimination. Schools, teachers and pupils are joining together in the #UpForSchool campaign to call on world leaders to ensure every child gets the education they need and deserve.

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Australia: Budget shortfalls cause schools to cut services for special needs

Australia: Budget shortfalls cause schools to cut services for special needs | Education Zone | Scoop.it

The Australian Education Union has released a report on the state of schools across the country, with damning results in the areas of care and support for disabled students. The results from a landmark State of Our Schools report reveal that four out of every five principals feel they don't have the necessary support and resources to assist their students with disabilities.

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Stand #UpForSchool | A World At School

Stand #UpForSchool | A World At School | Education Zone | Scoop.it

THE PETITION

We, the world's youth, teachers, parents and global citizens appeal to our governments to keep their promise, made at the United Nations in 2000, to ensure all out-of-school children gain their right to education before the end of 2015.

We are standing up to bring an end to the barriers preventing girls and boys from going to school, including forced work and early marriage, conflict and attacks on schools, exploitation and discrimination. All children deserve the opportunity to learn and achieve their potential.

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YouTube Kids App Arrives on iOS, Android

YouTube Kids App Arrives on iOS, Android | Education Zone | Scoop.it

Google today rolled out a kid-friendly version of YouTube for iOS and Android, which incorporates family-friendly content and parental controls.

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Teacher confiscated pupil's INHALER before letting her borrow uniform

Teacher confiscated pupil's INHALER before letting her borrow uniform | Education Zone | Scoop.it

A schoolgirl who misplaced her tie was told by a senior teacher she would have to hand over her asthma inhaler to borrow replacement uniform - as 'security'. Garry Gould made the discovery after his 16-year-old daughter Sian became breathless at home days later.

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Turkey: Children in Need | Focus on Europe (video)

Around 10 million of Syrian refugees have fled their country since the outbreak of civil war four years ago. For children, it means not only losing a home but also access to education. In Turkey, volunteers have set up a school for some 1200 Syrian children. But not everyone approves.

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Funny Video About Animals Friendship - Funny cat videos compilation

Funny video about animals friendship, no more war between cats and dogs, just love! Watch adorable and funny video. Best funny animal videos compilation, ...
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Rhyming Song about Animals for kids

Fun Song for pre schoolers about animals in a fun rhyming tune to dance to.
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Malala marks 18th birthday by opening school for Syria girls

Malala marks 18th birthday by opening school for Syria girls | Education Zone | Scoop.it
Education campaigner Malala Yousafzai has turned 18, and marked the day by opening a school for Syrian girls in an informal refugee settlement in Lebanon's Beka'a Valley.
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UK: One million schoolchildren to be given BBC micro computer

UK: One million schoolchildren to be given BBC micro computer | Education Zone | Scoop.it

The BBC is to give a microcomputer to every year seven child in the UK as part of a scheme to encourage digital literacy. The pocket-sized micro:bit carries processors and sensors - the raw materials of a computer, that can be coded and programmed in any way to work alone or connected with other devices.

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Mrs Obama's girl power - education

Mrs Obama's girl power - education | Education Zone | Scoop.it

Michelle Obama has a very special relationship with this country. It was here, on her first official visit abroad in 2009, that she grasped the enormous influence that goes with her role as First Lady.

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Michelle Obama hugs pupils on visit to east London school

Michelle Obama hugs pupils on visit to east London school | Education Zone | Scoop.it

Michelle Obama has been welcomed to an east London school by cheering pupils on a two-day visit to Britain to promote her charity work. The US First Lady hugged youngsters as she hosted an event at the Mulberry School for Girls, in Tower Hamlets, to discuss her campaigns for girls' education.

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Former British PM Appeals for Help for Syrian Students

Former British PM Appeals for Help for Syrian Students | Education Zone | Scoop.it

Former British prime minister Gordon Brown on Tuesday launched an appeal in his role as UN education envoy to raise $100 million in aid for Syrian students who have taken refuge in Lebanon.

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UK: Schoolchildren standing up for charity are kicked out of lessons

UK: Schoolchildren standing up for charity are kicked out of lessons | Education Zone | Scoop.it
In what seems to be a heartening stand against petty bureaucracy, at least 40 pupils have been taken out of lessons at a school in Cheshire for refusing to remove a charity badge from their blazers.
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Rise #UpForSchool Now - YouTube

Every child has the right to go to school, without danger or discrimination. Help create a message no government, politician or leader can ignore. Nothing changes without pressure. Sign the #UpForSchool Petition.

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Introducing the YouTube Kids app

YouTube today launched YouTube Kids for Android and iOS, described as a “family-friendly destination” and “the first Google product built from the ground up with little ones in mind.

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England: Primary and secondary schools must start sex-and-relationships education, says new report

England: Primary and secondary schools must start sex-and-relationships education, says new report | Education Zone | Scoop.it

Teaching young children about sex and relationships remains a pretty divisive subject in politics – some parties like Labour and the Liberal Democrats have pledged to make the subject a legal requirement, but others (namely the Conservatives) have refused.

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'Kinderrechten als vaccin tegen radicalisering?'

'Kinderrechten als vaccin tegen radicalisering?' | Education Zone | Scoop.it

Naar aanleiding van een hoorzitting over de rol van onderwijs in de strijd tegen radicalisering, pleit Robert Crevit ervoor om kinderrechten een plaats te geven in de eindtermen.

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