Dragons from Around the World

Lunar New Year is here. The Year of the Dragon officially begins on February 10! As millions of people worldwide celebrate this milestone holiday, we’re looking into the amazing significance of dragons in cultures from around the world. Why exactly are dragons so prevalent in folklore from seemingly disparate civilizations? Well, first of all, you […]

A.I. the Theme of MUSE’s February Issue

Guest post by Joseph Taylor, MUSE Magazine editor Our February issue of Muse, “Bot Talk,” about recent developments in artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics, seems positively futuristic—but isn’t. It contains a feature article by Kathryn Hulick, “Chatbots in the Classroom,” about how schools and students are dealing with the introduction of AI chatbots; a profile […]

13 Things You Didn’t Know About Frederick Douglass

February 2024 will mark the 206th or 207th birthday (more on that later) of the famous activist, orator, and author Frederick Douglass. The entire January issue of COBBLESTONE is devoted to his fascinating life and career and the impact he left on the nation. But how much do you really know about this iconic figure […]

Celebrating CRICKET Magazine’s 50th Anniversary!

This month, CRICKET Magazine celebrates a BIG milestone. It’s our 50th anniversary! That’s right: believe it or not, this magazine has been around for 50 years! That’s generations of kids who’ve delighted in the award-winning stories, poetry, articles, comics, and artwork gracing its pages. Our story begins with our founder and first editor-in-chief, Marianne Carus, […]

Answering Kids’ Biggest Questions About Dinosaurs

The latest issue of CLICK Magazine is all about Fantastic Fossils! Few subjects spark kids’ sense of wonder and enthusiasm like dinosaurs. We’ve all met budding paleontologists who can rattle off the Latin names of dinosaurs while they’re still in preschool! It’s not unusual for kids to have big questions about these big prehistoric lizards– […]

Introducing New Arts Interviews in MUSE!

By Joseph Taylor, Muse Magazine editor The May/June issue of Muse, “All the World’s a Stage,” marks the introduction of a new format in our magazine. “Art@Work” will feature profiles and first-person interviews with those involved in the arts. Our readers have been accustomed to “Science@Work” interviews with individuals in the fields of science, technology, […]

12 Facts You Didn’t Know About Ida B. Wells

Ida B. Wells-Barnett never gave up. A remarkable journalist, speaker, activist, and lifelong fighter for truth and justice, there’s a good chance you’ve heard her name before but don’t know the full details of her accomplishments. And some details of her extraordinary life may even surprise the most knowledgeable history students. The February issue of […]