Tag Archives: Literacy

Omega-3 DHA Improves Literacy In ADHD Children

Prevent Disease According to new research from Australia, increased levels of the omega-3 DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) is associated with improved literacy in children with ADHD and learning disabilities. DHA has previously been found to alter the function of the brain … Continue reading

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Understanding Diabetes Animated Series Released

PR Newswire LOS ANGELES, Feb. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ —┬áHealth Nuts Media announces the completion of Understanding Diabetes, a seven-part animated video series designed to educate children and their parents about diabetes diagnosis and management. This series adds to the growing … Continue reading

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Sydney’s crowded houses of learning

Bruce McDougall Daily Telegraph STUDENTS in government primary schools are struggling in classes of more than 30 children as wealthy families turn their backs on expensive private colleges to save thousands of dollars in fees. Booming public school enrolments have … Continue reading

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Chris Hedges’ Empire of Illusion

Source: The New School Journalist Chris Hedges discusses his recent book Empire of Illusion: the End of Literacy and the Triumph of Spectacle. In it, he charts the dramatic rise of a post-literate society that craves fantasy, ecstasy, and illusion. … Continue reading

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Chris Hedges “Brace Yourself! The American Empire Is Over & The Descent Is Going To Be Horrifying!”

Source: C-SPAN Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author Chris Hedges talked about his life and work and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. A foreign correspondent with a master’s degree from Harvard Divinity School, he discussed topics such as terrorism, … Continue reading

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