This week, our first place winner on the insightful side came in response to the UK's absurd cartoon-based IP education program for kids. PaulT offered some interesting additional perspective on "Nancy and the Meerkats": This made me giggle. Show More Summary
My wife, Laure Petiot, who has died of non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma aged 60, taught people how to make stained glass and jewellery, as well as how to craft objects from silver. Born in France, she had been an adult education tutor in Cardiff for the past 28 years, having ventured to London in 1976 to learn English, and to work in hotels and restaurants. Show More Summary
Two unions representing Montana public employees will merge. The Helena Independent Record reports that delegates for the Montana Public Employees Association and the Montana Educators Association-Montana Federal of Teachers voted … Click to Continue »
When some patients start treatment for an eating disorder it can be emotionally and physically uncomfortable. In my work as a therapist I try to educate my patients as to why this feeling is normal. On top of the patient’s discomfort, sometimes it can be […]
Homeschooling isn't what it used to be. What largely started in the 1980s and '90s as a way for Catholic parents to infuse religion into their kids' education now has more mainstream appeal. Homeschooled kids have the same access toShow More Summary
Diane Ravitch has gone the extra mile to promote the MacArthur Foundation's leadership role in the next phase of corporate education rephorm. Earlier this year Diane served as a judge in the Foundation's $100 million giveaway to be rewarded...Show More Summary
HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE: Students earned $11/hour to complain about Halloween costumes.
Review: Bryan Caplan author of The Case Against Education says most of the people who attend college, shouldn’t. (WSJ)
To the editor: To remain viable, a democracy must ensure that its children are educated. The overarching goal of course is to produce healthy, knowledgeable, well-adjusted, productive adults. Most public schools — and many home schools — perform this function well. But as the Turpin family’s travesty...
Educators say the President Trump's derogatory statements about Haiti come from a lack of historical knowledge.
On prescription pills and consume marijuana? Read this and then go have a talk with your doctor. Medical students do not get an education in the endocannabinoid system, which is a shame. Most doctors have a firm understanding about pharmaceuticals and other traditional Western medicinal therapies. Show More Summary
National CRNA Week was established by the AANA 19 years ago to educate the public about anesthesia safety and the benefits of receiving anesthesia care from CRNAs. Nurse anesthetists safely deliver approximately 43 million anesthetics to patients per year in the United States, staying with their patients throughout their entire procedure.
artist-eakins: Music, 1904, Thomas Eakins Size: 100.3x126.3 cm Medium: oil, canvas Thomas Cowperthwait Eakins, an American realist painter, photographer, sculptor, and fine arts educator. He is widely acknowledged to be one of the most important artists in American art history.
Obvious Plant knows that education is awesomely important and that we all want to learn amazing cat facts. That’s why he made a fake learning magazine, which contains all of these fascinating feline tidbits and more besides. Visit the Obvious Plant shop to buy a printed or downloadable copy.
Retail Minded will join the upcoming Halloween & Party Expo as part of an all-new retailer education program for 2018. Taking place from January 12-15, 2018 in New Orleans, attendees at the Halloween & Party Expo can learn from retailer panel discussions and retail roundtables led by Retail Minded’s Nicole Reyhle – with each experience aimed […]
Here is yet another example: The College of the Holy Cross [Worcester, Mass.] is mulling whether to shed its century-old sports symbol the “Crusader” out of concerns the image of a Christian warrior might be offensive to Muslims. Why not...
At one point in the beguiling remake of the 2014 Israeli of the same name, a character in The Kindergarten Teacher evokes the name of Mozart as being a prime example of a child prodigy who was nurtured and otherwise taken care of byShow More Summary
HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE: Police have to protect Trump supporters from mob at USC. Sadly, these days it’s cause for celebration when the police don’t just stand back and let the mob have its way.
A new Center for American Progress report shed light on highly disproportionate expulsion and suspension rates for disabled students in early education programs, as the future of Obama-era guidance geared toward protecting such populations remains uncertain under President Donald Trump’s...