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Tinkerfest 2018

Super Readers, unite! Save your Saturday and get ready to meet and take photos with Super Why! at the Mid-America Science Museum in Hot Springs on June 16. At Tinkerfest 2018, young scientists will having amazing opportunities to make STEAM discoveries using creative methods.

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ArkansasIDEAS - “The Science of Reading”

How do our brains best tackle learning to read? A new, 18-hour learning path from ArkansasIDEAS — created in partnership with the Arkansas Department of Education and R.I.S.E. (Reading Initiative for Student Excellence) — is launching to help the state’s educators explore just that! Created in response to the Right to Read Act, “The Science of Reading” connects principles from neuroscience about how the brain learns to read with instructional classroom practices. Keep reading to learn more about the series of courses and find out how these practices can help strengthen reading education.

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Student Selects — 2018 Winners Announced

With entries from talented young filmmakers from across the state, choosing a select few for recognition, screening, Arkansas Historic Place Film Prizes and Thea Foundation Filmmaking Scholarships is no simple task. After a great deal of viewing impressive films and much deliberation, we’re proud to share a list of the 2018 winners, who were recognized earlier this month at the Student Selects Young Filmmakers Showcase.

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Congratulations, 2018 AETN PBS Writers Contest Winners

With more than 300 entries and evaluating the inventive tales for originality, creative expression, storytelling and integration of text and illustrations, we’re excited to congratulate our twelve 2018 AETN PBS KIDS Writers Contest winners! Learn more and find links to read their stories after the jump.

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