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Seal of Biliteracy

We love this article addressing Larua Ingram' xenophobic rants! "What Attacks On Bilingual Education Get Wrong!" http://ow.ly/pz4s3021yLz

I Tint My Brows With Mustache Dye, and It's Changed My Life

While I love a good brow product, a few months ago, I discovered the ultimate in semi-permanent beauty: getting my brows dyed. Almost instantly, it lends the appearance of thicker, darker, more robust arches (hello, #browgoals) by dyeing both the hairs and the skin underneath. Plus, I love that I …

New Study Determines The Best Way To Discipline Your Teen

Nobody sets out to raise a bratty teenager. And yet, well, it happens. If it does, British researchers have some interesting advice for parents who spend their lives taking away cell phones and tablets as punishment: Don't. Adolescent brains respond better to positive incentives and aren't all that …

Research

Amazon unveils free educational tools for teachers

The online commerce giant hopes to give teachers easy access to learning materials through its Amazon Inspire program.<p>Amazon wants to give teachers a leg up.<p>The online giant on Monday unveiled Amazon Inspire, a program that provides educators with the ability to upload, categorize and share …

Education Technology

Top universities send teachers to primary schools to 'raise aspirations of pupils'

Top universities are sending teachers to primary schools to educate children properly, it has emerged.<p>State school pupils as young as seven are being offered extra lessons to fill in the gaps in their knowledge before it is too late.<p>Classes on the Vikings, classics, philosophy, brain science and …

This Study Shows Us Who Is Most Likely to Have Anxiety

Mental health is <i>such</i> an important conversation to be having, and our culture is doing a better job of it than ever, from celebrities who are speaking up about living with anxiety and depression to studies that tell us that body shaming makes you sick or how teens’ social media habits affect mental …

Mental Health

Resilience Is About How You Recharge, Not How You Endure

As constant travelers and parents of a 2-year-old, we sometimes fantasize about how much work we can do when one of us gets on a plane, undistracted by phones, friends, and <i>Finding Nemo</i>. We race to get all our ground work done: packing, going through TSA, doing a last-minute work call, calling each …

Self-improvement

The Dazzling Indigenous Cultures Of Mexico, In Photos

Photographer Diego Huerta was living in the city of Santa Catarina in the state of Nuevo León in the country of Mexico when he realized he was living in close proximity to a reserved ecological zone called La Huasteca. Native Mexicans, known as Wirrarika or Wixáritari or Huichol, believed this …

What English-Language Learners Wish Teachers Knew

Complete Coverage<p>Despite the fact that English-language learners (ELLs) and immigrant students have been the fastest growing student subgroup in the …

Feminism

4 Ways to Calm Yourself When You’re Anxious

How to locate the “off” switch to your jitters.<p>The human brain is good at creating anxiety. The good news is that it's possible to undo your anxiety …

Self-improvement

Psychedelics have had a long strange trip in our society. Once maligned as insanity-inducing, microdosing or taking small amounts of may help cure depression, PTSD, addiction, and more.

Psychedelics have been with humans for over two millennia. Ethnobotanist Terence McKenna’s “stoned ape theory,” postulates that the development of …

We never leave high school: Science proves adolescence unforgettable — for better or worse

Still find yourself day-dreaming about that unrequited crush junior year? You have your primitive brain to thank<p>For better or worse, many of us never forget high school: the unrequited romantic crushes, chronic embarrassment, desperate struggles for popularity, sexual awakening, parental pressure …

Psychology

The Roots of Mental Health—Maybe They’re Not In Our Heads

The number of people—and women in particular—who are taking antidepressants worldwide has skyrocketed in recent years. Here in the States, the count …

Wellness

Moleskine’s Smart Writing Set Digitizes Your Work As You Write

To start off, I should warn you that this review might be <i>slightly</i> biased because well, I love Moleskine. I got my first one, a reporter-style pocket …

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