BLACK HISTORY MONTH - WATCH OUR PLAYLIST
Find all our Black History episodes together in our playlist. Quinn explains Martin Luther King, Jr, Harriet Tubman, Frederick Douglass, The Civil War and Barack Obama.
mr. q on roku! - AKEH to be featured on sensical
Common Sense Media will soon be launching a streaming service called Sensical, aimed at curating content for kids. We're proud to announce that our videos will be a part of it! Watch the trailer below and look out for Quinn at the 44 second mark.
inauguration - just a minute
It's time to inaugurate a new President! Quinn takes a quick look at some of the history of this important ceremony.
Instagram - JOIN US TODAY!
Random history facts, links to new videos, behind the scenes shots, you can find it all at our "A Kid Explains History" INSTAGRAM page.
January, 2020 - A new DECADE!
The last time people were getting ready to live in the TWENTIES was 100 years ago. Quinn takes a look at the year 1920, a time of new technology, anti-alcohol laws and and expansion of voting rights.
Thank you EDUCATORS - Teachers love AKEH!
We'd like to thank all the educators throughout the country who have written to us to say they're using AKEH's episodes in the classroom. Check out some of their comments below!
New Series - A Kid Explains Common Core history
A Kid Explains History presents a new series based on the US Common Core State Standards Initiative. This World History curriculum is what kids like Mr Q will be taught at school, so he decided to take a look and share what he's learned. Whether you're a fellow student or an adult who wants a refresher, join him in discovering the wonders of our collective story.
Question Time - Mr. Q's First Skype Call
Mr. Q spoke with 1st Graders in St Augustine, Florida for a Skype call. The class has been watching episodes of A Kid Explains History and wanted to meet him and ask questions. He talked about why he wanted to start the channel, how the videos are made and which ones are his favorite. A good time was had by all!
Special thanks to Mrs Haden for reaching out and setting this Skype call up. If you're a teacher and would like to have Mr. Q talk to your class, click on the contact page above and let us know.
PLAYLIST - Amy Poehler's Smart Girls
Amy Poehler and producer Meredith Walker have a YouTube channel called "Amy Poehler's Smart Girls", dedicated to helping young people cultivate their authentic selves. We are honored to find out they have included "A.K.E.H. Episode 4 - The Space Race" in their playlist, "YouTube Kids: What Lights You Up?"