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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Beatification draws huge crowds in El Salvador

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

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In Praise of Dungbeetles

Dung beetles of the Amazon bring new meaning to the word "recycling".
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-- May 25, 2015




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


Questions based on stories in your Detroit News to spark classroom discussions.

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The Cartoons for the Classroom Caption Contest will return with the September 14 lesson!

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The power of 'what we know now'

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This week's word in the news: INSIDIOUS

DEFINITION:
Causing harm in a way that is gradual or not easily noticed.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
U.S. Attorney Wifredo Ferrer said the Higher One scam was “further evidence of the insidious and widespread nature” of stolen IDs and tax-refund fraud in South Florida.
The Miami Herald -- 05/25/2015