Is Online Teacher Training Good for Public Education?

Internet courses and degrees are exploding at every level of education, but questions remain over whether it's possible to teach people to be face-to-face classroom instructors in a program that's entirely online.

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This fall, all teacher-subscribers will get a new booklet, 101 Ways to Use TIME For Kids. Do  you use the magazine in creative ways? Send us your ideas! If we publish your ideas in the booklet, we'll send you a gift for your classroom library. Click the link below to learn more.


Grade 3-4 and Grade 5-6 Teachers,

The answers to the questions on page 16 of our special Earth Day double issue (April 20, 2012) were not printed in the teacher's guides. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused. Click the link below for the answers.

Tornado-Wrecked Dallas Assessing Damage

As many as a dozen destructive twisters touched down across Dallas and Fort Worth on Tuesday, damaging an estimated 650 homes and leaving thousands without power.

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K-1 Teachers,

An article from another edition of TIME For Kids was mistakenly printed in some of your student magazines. We apologize for the error. A new class set of magazines is on its way and should arrive this week.


Grade 2 Teachers,

Historical Gold Mine

For the first time, information regarding the Depression-era 1940 census will finally be released to the public. The data is expected to shed light on an era when millions of people struggled through massive unemployment and migration.

Renewed Search for Amelia Earhart

The State Department has announced that the search for Earhart’s plane will start anew this summer about halfway between Hawaii and Australia.

Britannica Goes Digital

Britannica Goes Digital

Twelve Education Activists to Watch in 2012

What do an old-school game designer, the NCAA chief and Maggie Gyllenhaal have in common? They're all on TIME's list of the 12 education activists to watch in 2012.

TIME's Person of the Year: The Protester

In 2011, protesters didn't just voice complaints; they changed the world.


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August 24, 2012

TFK talks to Skai Jackon, the 10-year-old star of Disney Channel’s Jessie


Keep up with the 2012 London Olympic Games with TFK's Olympics Mini-Site


A powerful robot called Curiosity lands safely on Mars and begins to explore the planet

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Worsening wildfires spread across California and the West

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TFK talks to the directors behind ParaNorman

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Enter to win a signed ball from NBA/Thunderstruck star Kevin Durant

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TFK talks to the actor from Disney Channel's "Shake It Up"
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Welcome to England, a country known for its rich history and royal traditions.
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