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Sherry Alexander: Writing for kids · 6M ago

Kids: Could you have a future in robotics?

Have you ever wished that there was a robot to make your bed, feed the dog, do your homework? If you have, you are not alone. In fact, your mom and dad have probably thought about the same t...
Sherry Alexander: Writing for kids · 6M ago

Kids: How to Keep School Friends During the Summer.

With summer vacation right around the corner, will the friendships you have made at school stay or will they disappear when the last school bell rings? One of my favorite authors, Dr. Seuss,...
Sherry Alexander: Writing for kids · 7M ago

Kids: Be The Courageous You!

When you see a picture of a knight fighting a dragon do you think, "Now that's courage?"Depending on the circumstances, you may be right. But what is courage really? And, do you have to be a...
Sherry Alexander: Writing for kids · 8M 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 · 9M 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 · 9M 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 · 9M 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 · 10M 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 · 11M 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 · 11M 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...