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She Learns... and Plays!

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 02.10.2016 | Women
Jill S. Tietjen

Mattel recently announced that Barbie would now come in three body types. The doll that comes in different skin tones will now come in different body types as well. The doll that millions of girls have played with for over 50 years was invented by a woman. Women throughout U.S. history have made significant contributions to both children's education and play. Match the woman with her accomplishment:

Remember This? Spider-Man On 'The Electric Company

Mike Ryan | Posted 08.28.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ryan

"Remember This?" is a recurring feature on HuffPost Entertainment, resurrecting pop-cultural artifacts that haven't enjoyed the spotlight for quite so...

Are Elementary School Children Underserved by Educational Media?

Gary Knell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Gary Knell

When do parents stop caring about the educational value of the television shows their children watch?