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Youngzine seeks to "help parents and educators create a vibrant community of globally aware young citizens in an increasingly connected world." Using simple, direct language and engaging visuals, the site presents complex global events in a way that will engage elementary and middle school students. Readers may explore the site through categories such as World News, Science & Tech, Our Earth, and Society & Arts. In the Classrooms action of the site, Teachers may opt to sign up their classes for Youngzine, in which each class is assigned a unique "Classroom Code" and teachers are provided with a safe classroom blog where they may post assignments and garner student responses. The U Write section, which publishes the writing of students, is also engaging and relevant to students of all ages. Here, students may write and submit (with parent or teacher approval) their own creative material, such as articles, poems, or book reviews.
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Date of Scout Publication 2015-12-04
Archived Scout Publication URL https://scout.wisc.edu/report/2015/1204

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