Refugee Students Give Back by Helping Others in Need

A group of teens in Fargo, North Dakota, have created the state’s first student-run food pantry to help adults and children in their community. The teens partnered with a local program called the Legacy Children’s Foundation, a nonprofit that was developed by Fargo teenagers in 2011. They named their project…

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Can Your Kids Define Empathy? Here’s Why They Need It to Thrive in School and Life

With an election cycle marked by scandals that highlight some of the cruelest, inhumane attitudes a candidate or pundit can have, there aren’t too many channels left on T.V. airing positive, child-appropriate content. For previous generations of children, Sesame Street was their guide, helping kids learn to recognize letters and…

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What you need to know about Musical.ly

Musical.ly, an increasingly popular app with tweens and teens, allows individuals to create and share short videos that are lip-synced to songs of their choice. Remarkably, there are 80 million registered users, with around 10 million of those active on a daily basis.  These “Musers” – as they are called…

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