Media Production Clifford: Backstage http://pbskids.org/clifford/backstage/index.html Help young children understand that animated programs are media constructs. Visit the Clifford studio, read about the actors and learn to draw Clifford. Mathline: Is It Really News? http://www.pbs.org/teachers/mathline/lessonplans/pdf/msmp/news.pdf Use fraction and percent to determine what part of a newspaper is really news.
The college admission process is stressful, often unfair and may well reward the wrong values. But changes recommended last month by a Harvard group will only make things worse. This Op-Ed offers some compassion to the college admissions process. (Illustration: Mark Pernice)