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How to Become an Excellent Teacher

There is something incredibly satisfying about working with a true professional in any line of work.  When you have a professional on the job in any area of specialization watching that person in action is like watching a work of … Continue reading

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Daphne Koller: What we’re learning from online education

“We should spend less time at universities filling our students’ minds with content by lecturing at them, and more time igniting their creativity … by actually talking with them.” (Daphne Koller) Daphne Koller is enticing top universities to put their … Continue reading

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Porn And Video Games Are Ruining The Next Generation Of American Men

Ashley Lutz Business Insider Psychologist Philip Zimbardo claims that today’s young men are destined for failure because of porn and video games. In his controversial book The Demise of Guys: Why Boys Are Struggling And What We Can Do About … Continue reading

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Meditation practice may decrease risk for cardiovascular disease in teens

Jennifer Scott EurekAlert AUGUSTA, Ga. – Regular meditation could decrease the risk of developing cardiovascular disease in teens who are most at risk, according to Georgia Health Sciences University researchers. In a study of 62 black teens with high blood … Continue reading

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Christine Lagarde’s fairytale world

Manuel Barcia Blogs Independent A few days ago the Head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Christine Lagarde, had the audacity to suggest that instead of resisting the neo-liberal austerity measures prescribed by her organization, in agreement with the EU … Continue reading

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Writing on the wall as bullies sign up to get a lesson

Source: SMH DELINQUENT students and their parents are being asked to sign written contracts promising to clean up the child’s behaviour under a discipline crackdown in the state’s 2240 public schools. Primary and secondary schools regularly draw up individual agreements … Continue reading

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Gabor Mate Lecture – “Hold On To Your Kids”

“This presentation is hosted in partnership with: The Thunder Bay District Health Unit, Lakehead Public Schools, Special Education Advisory Committee and North of Superior Counselling Programs. The Presentation Title is “Hold On To Your Kids: Why Parents Need to Matter … Continue reading

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What is a Good Teacher?

Michael Wilshaw et al. RTA In the opening debate of a new series of Education Matters Debates with Teach First Sir Michael Wilshaw HMCI, Matthew Taylor, Peter Hyman, Ndidi Okezie and Gillian Hargreaves ask: what will it take to ensure … Continue reading

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