Education

When we started Timbuktu, our goal was creating a digital editorial product that could replicate and enhance the quality of some great magazines for kids we loved as children. We’ve always thought of Timbuktu as a starting point to explore the world using imagination, parents and kids together. Why a…

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Schools are one of the most regulated places on Earth. Sometimes, this aspect can be tough for students, and even for teachers. Following so many rules can be tough. But not all the rules are equal. There are rules that can actually make your school experience much more meaningful and…

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Parenting, families and education were at the centre of many important conversations last year, that spread much beyond the community of parents or teachers: it felt like a few times the world woke up to the importance of parenting issues, and that they were discussed extensively. We want to carry…

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There have been many moments in 2012 when we have felt worried for our children: we have a feeling that this was the year we read most terrible news about children, and when we had to explain to our kids tragedies that should never have happened. But there is a…

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It’s nearly the end of the year, and not any year: 2012 has been the first year of our blog, and an incredible year for Timbuktu! As part of the celebrations, we made a little roundup of our most popular blog post this year. So, whether you are a new friend…

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Do you remember this fantastic colorful school in Paris? Well, France did it again, and here is another school that will make both you and your kids pretty jealous: A yellow giraffe as a pillar! Who wouldn’t want to go to a school like that?

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You may have seen the awesome Google Doodle today: one of the best thus far, we think, dedicated to the 200th anniversary of a book that changed children’s lives – the Grimms’ Fairy Tales. A screenshot of today’s Google Doodle The Grimm Brothers’ stories have become the classics of children…

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