Thanksgiving 2013 fell on the first night of Hanukkah and it was the first time since 1888 that it fell on Thanksgiving day. The next time will not be for 79,000 years. A group of students and their teachers shared this once in a lifetime event in a video titled, "The First Hanukkah Thanksgiving," Unfortunately that video is no longer available to Kids Speak for America. In … [Read more...] about First Hanukkah Thanksgiving
Christopher Columbus Video for Kids This Christopher Columbus video was made by a group of 8th graders. We first shared it on Kids Speak for America in 2010 and it is just as good today. This is not only a good video for kids but parents also enjoy watching it. This group of kids and their teach made this Christopher Columbus video using clay. Watch it and learn more about … [Read more...] about Christopher Columbus Video by 8th Graders
http://vimeo.com/56109503 A huge OoRah to the first grade students of Puster Elementary School, Fairview, Texas for a wonderful Christmas video. A second big OoRah goes to Emma McDonald Library Media Specialist for sharing this Christmas Video. In this video the first graders tell how their families celebrate holiday traditions. These elementary students reflect the traditions … [Read more...] about 1st Grade Christmas
It is often said that American kids are not as well educated as our kids were in the past. From both sides of the political aisle we are told that the modern educational system is failing us. There is broad disagreement on how to improve the situation. While some say we need to spend more money others say we are spending too much money. Money aside could there be another side … [Read more...] about Are Kids Dumber Today Than in the Past?
I would like you to be a part of the Kids Speak for America E-Board. I could use at least 50 volunteer board members both kids and adults. You guys and girls will be able to send me specific information about subjects you want covered. We will have a special section on the website where you can share things you want to see done or maybe you want some ideas from the other … [Read more...] about Be Part of the Kids Speak for America E-Board