Worth Noting

Worth Noting

A Kids Podcast About Current Events. We know the news can be heavy. World events can be confusing. But no one should miss out on history as it’s being made. It’s not always easy to know how to talk about what’s going on in the world or even to know where to start. Join us each week for a look at what’s going on in the world and how it impacts you and others. From scientific breakthroughs to historic achievements. From political upheaval to social justice. It’s all worth noting.

Worth Noting
  • Simone Biles, G.O.A.T.

    The rhinestone-emblazoned leotard worn by Simone Biles boasts GOAT, greatest of all time, and if you have any doubt about the 24-year-old gymnast or the path that led her to where she stands today, well, stick around because it’s Worth Noting.

  • Not In My Class

    It’s back-to-school season for many of the nation’s 73 million children, but in Texas—and in other parts of the country—what’s being taught in the classroom about our nation’s history is under question. What’s being left out and why? The answer is Worth Noting.

  • Climate Change Forcing Tribal Relocation

    Rising sea levels are affecting tens of thousands of lives along the coasts across the globe. How is climate change impacting the people of the Quinault Indian Nation, located on land now called the state of Washington, and other tribes along the coast? The answer is Worth Noting.

  • Rethinking Mascots

    The Cleveland baseball team known for over a century as the Indians is getting a name-change for the 2022 season. The reason behind the decision is Worth Noting.

  • At The 2020 Paralympics

    The 2020 Paralympics are currently underway in Tokyo, following the 2020 Olympic Games. What sets the Paralympic Games and their athletes apart from the Olympic games? The answer is Worth Noting.

  • The 20th Anniversary of the September 11 Attacks

    Twenty years ago, on September 11, 2001, a major event happened in the United States in New York City, the effects of which we are still confronting today. That event is Worth Noting.

  • Can Schools Require Masks?

    The Delta variant is spreading quickly across the United States, and COVID cases are on the rise. So why are some schools requiring all students wear masks while others are banning such mandates? The answer is Worth Noting.

  • SB8 and Losing the Right to Choose

    Earlier this month, Texas legislators passed Senate Bill 8, making abortions illegal after the sixth week of pregnancy. How this bill was written and the implications it can have on abortion rights throughout the country is Worth Noting.

  • Are Banned Books the Problem?

    Last October, the all-white school board of the Central York School District in York, Pennsylvania, unanimously banned a list of educational resources. The books included on this list are Worth Noting.

  • The Harm in Historical Reenactments

    Historical reenactments can be a way to bring history to life for students as well as for sightseers visiting historical landmarks. But the harm and the trauma that can be reintroduced in doing so is Worth Noting.