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Taking Advantage of the Medium
Focusing on the News
News for kids is written to be simpler and more explanatory, to provide context, to demystify, and to conquer fear with information. It also helps build important nonfiction comprehension skills
Showing Kids the Players
Putting a face on newsmakers helps kids connect to them
Answering the Big Questions
Timelines provides important historical context for current news
Q&As help answer kids questions, address fears
Where in the World?
Interactive maps helps kids think globally
Exploring Different Points of View
Exploring viewpoints helps kids think on all sides of an issue to make informed decisions
TFK Kid Reporters
Kids have told usthey feel respected and valued when they see other kids taking a professional role
In difficult times, expression often helps kids cope with tough issues and complex reactions
No Kidding Around
Kids can access
basic facts about
the kid reporters
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