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Sherry Alexander: Writing for kids · 1W ago

Knowledge is Power Series: Refugee or Immigrant?

With all of the discussion on immigration, the one term that needs to be clarified is "refugee". What does it mean to be a refugee? What circumstances occur that create refugees? And, where ...
Sherry Alexander: Writing for kids · 1M ago

Knowledge is Power Series On Immigration: Why is Illegal Immigration Sometimes Worth the Risk?

We have discussed what is meant by immigration and why you should not be afraid of immigrants. We've also discussed illegal immigration. However, those are only terms used to describe an act...
Sherry Alexander: Writing for kids · 1M ago

Kids: Knowledge is Power Series: Should You Be Afraid Of Immigrants, Part 2 Illegal Immigration

There is a tremendous amount of discussion going on today about illegal immigration, and it is easy to get confused and even worried. However, knowledge is power, and understanding the simpl...
Sherry Alexander: Writing for kids · 1M ago

Kids Knowledge is Power Series: Should You Be Afraid of Immigrants? Part 1

There has been a lot of talk in the news about immigration. Some people are loudly for it, and some are loudly against it.  The arguing back and forth is enough to make anyone shiver, but sh...
Sherry Alexander: Writing for kids · 2M ago

You Have a Right to an Education, So Use It!

One of my 2017 Bill of Children's Rights, is your right to an education. Now I know for some of you the idea of school makes you roll your eyes and sigh. However, for 101 million children, a...
Sherry Alexander: Writing for kids · 3M ago

MY 12 BILL OF RIGHTS FOR KIDS 2017

by Timon Studler/unspalsh.comI was hoping 2016 was a better year for you, but it seems that very little progress has been made to help children move out of poverty and hunger, grow up in pea...
Sherry Alexander: Writing for kids · 3M ago

Kids: Racism or Prejudice? What's the Difference?

What is the difference between racism and prejudice? Are they the same? Do you really know? Several recent experiences I've had at my local school have led me to believe there that some kids...
Sherry Alexander: Writing for kids · 4M ago

Kids: Understanding Protesting

With so much going on in the news, I think it's time for us to talk about protesting. Not sure what it means to protest? A protest is a way for you to say that you do not agree with, are ang...
Sherry Alexander: Writing for kids · 4M ago

Kids: If you love dinosaurs, you will love "Dinosaur Toby:Finding Mommy"

I love dinosaurs, and I know I am not alone. Just the idea that an animal bigger than a house might have walked right where I live is fascinating.  That's why I always check out the new book...
Sherry Alexander: Writing for kids · 4M ago

Kids: Two Major Parties: One Donkey One Elephant

Have you ever wondered why the two major political parties in the United States are represented by a donkey and an elephant? Would you believe, American humor?The United States political sys...