Yak’s Corner
A print and online children’s news magazine published on 30 Thursdays from September through May for Michigan kids ages 6-13. Each eight-page issue is filled with educational and entertaining stories about places, people and events in Michigan and around the world. The Yak’s Corner online page also includes “Yaktivities” for each issue, a Yak Art Gallery, student writing and more.
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Ebola wipes out Christmas in Sierra Leone

Answer FIVE Geography questions each week based on major news events.

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Seasonal Science - Holes

Grey squirrels have two homes - winter and summer, and woodpeckers help in the renovation process of the winter dwelling.
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-- Dec 19, 2014




Diversity, multiculturalism, worldwide events. You'll find plenty for classroom discussions in this listing of events.


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Does news media focus on violence?

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This week's word in the news: IMPISH

DEFINITION:
Resembling an imp; mischievous.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
Cocking her head with an impish grin, 6-year-old Francisca Ajtum gives her holiday voice a spin at home in Florida City.
The Miami Herald -- 12/15/2014