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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Pro-democracy protests draw tens of thousands in Hong Kong

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Hindukush Beekeeping - The Bee Project

Hindukush beekeepers benefit from the knowledge of an international bee farming project.
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-- Oct 2, 2014




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


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What threatens the world most?

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This week's word in the news: DYSFUNCTIONAL 

DEFINITION:
Abnormal or impaired functioning, especially of a bodily system or social group.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
Here’s the genesis of gridlock and dysfunctional government: A trio of Republican candidates for the state House has delivered a manifesto demanding no compromise or consensus building with Democrats in the next term.
The Detroit News -- 09/29/2014