Article of the Week

“Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.”
~ John Locke

Articles of the Week for 2017-2018

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Mindfulness Proves Effective at a School in Baltimore New Study Says Most Teens Choose To Take a Break from Social Media
Why Parents Need To Teach Their Middle-Schoolers Kindness Negative, Positive Effects of Excessive Social Media Use on Teens Studied
American Teens Lie, Cheat, and Steal and Think They’re Okay Many Teachers Say Melania Trump’s Copying Would Result in an F Grade
Children Start Believing Gender Stereotypes Young Women Surfers Break a Big-wave Barrier in California
A Dog’s Gaze: The Look of Love Self-Driving Cars Could Take Over the Road in the Near Future
Dogs Process Language the Same Way Humans Do Man Who Is Blind Drives Google’s New Driverless Car
Feline Friends: From Pest Control Predator to LOL Cat Memes
For Many of the World’s Poor, Drinking Water Can Kill
Who Needs Vampires? An Interview with Linda Sue Park
Issue Overview: Are Social Networking Sites Good for Our Society?
Hard Work Isn’t Always Fun
Don’t Write an Epitaph for Cursive Just Yet
Cursive Isn’t Widely Taught Anymore, But Many Still Think It’s Important
Neanderthals Didn’t Live Like Slobs, Study Says
Middle Schools "Cool Kids" May Struggle Afterward  
Paleontologists Unearth 13,000-year-old Mammoth
New D.C. Museum Highlights Hughes Poem
Sweden to Give Tax Breaks for Repairs
Primary Sources: Herodotus on Making a Mummy
Airing an Alien Invasion Had a Deadly Aftermath for Radio Station
How To Get Good Grades in Middle School
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Articles of the Week for 2016-2017

Timeless Articles

Time-sensitive Articles

10 Benefits of Reading: Why You Should Read Every Day “Pokemon Go” Users Injure Themselves, Bond Over Charmander in Park
An Emoji Is Worth a Thousand Words; All Can Be Misinterpreted Capture this: It’s Wrong to Play Pokémon at Auschwitz!
American Teens Lie, Cheat, and Steal and Think They’re Okay Many Teachers Say Melania Trump’s Copying Would Result in an F Grade
Hard Work Isn’t Always Fun Poor Communities Lose Their Homes to the Olympics
Don’t Write an Epitaph for Cursive Just Yet Opinion: Explaining the Ins and Outs of the U.S. Electoral College
Neanderthals Didn’t Live Like Slobs, Study Says Battle Brewing Over Sugary Drinks
Middle Schools “Cool Kids” May Struggle Afterward Zuckerbergs’ Goal: Eradicate Disease by 2100
Paleontologists Unearth 13,000-year-old Mammoth O’er the Ramparts We Watched as Athletes Were Kneeling
Demand for Grooming Services Causing Growth in Cuban Economy Self-Driving Cars Could Take Over the Road in the Near Future
New D.C. Museum Highlights Hughes Poem In Wake of Election, Facebook and Google Block False Information
Sweden to Give Tax Breaks for Repairs Women Surfers Break a Big-wave Barrier in California
Primary Sources: Herodotus on Making a Mummy Man Who Is Blind Drives Google’s New Driverless Car
Airing an Alien Invasion Had a Deadly Aftermath for Radio Station
Mindfulness Proves Effective at a School in Baltimore
Issue Overview: Are Social Networking Sites Good for Our Society?
Be Your Own Fact Checker and Learn to Weed Out Fake News
Is Calling Redheads “Gingers” an Insult or Not?
Suddenly Many American Readers Have Decided Fake News Isn’t Fake
Websites That Publish Fake News Make Money
Online Bullies Targeted Gabby Douglas
Children Start Believing Gender Stereotypes Young
How To Get Good Grades in Middle School