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Why humans believe in God: He fulfils need for vengeance, power and 14 other human needs

GETTYIn his book Professor Steven Reiss tries to explain why people believe in god<p>Professor Steven Reiss, a psychologist at Ohio State University in …

You Won't Believe What Happened to This Little Boy While His Mother Was on Facebook

In 2014, Claire Barnett was using her cell phone while hanging out by a pond. At the exact same time, her 2-year-old son, Joshua, was drowning in the water, but Barnett didn't notice. Her attention was on Facebook — she was uploading photos and wasn't aware of her son's distress.<p>According to the …

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5 Things School Leaders Do That Make A Big Difference For Teachers

By onOctober 13, 2015 12:15 PM<p>According to the 2015 National Survey on College and Career-Ready Literacy Standards and Collaborative Professional …

Teaching

North Carolina's "Education Exodus" Worsens as More Teachers Leave for Better Pay

What's a young couple to do when they are expecting a baby, and both husband and wife are public school teachers in a state ranked one of the worst places to be a teacher?<p>For Dan and Katie Mangum in Asheville, North Carolina, the answer was clear: move to Georgia for better-paying teaching jobs.<p>In …

'The Voice': Meet winner Craig Wayne Boyd - CNN.com

Craig Wayne Boyd was one of four finalists for season seven.<p><b>(CNN)</b> -- Get to know the name Craig Wayne Boyd -- he's officially music's newest "Voice."<p>On Tuesday night, Boyd was named the winner of the seventh season of NBC's "The Voice," beating out three other finalists who were coached by Adam …

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7 Foods That Can Help You Lose Weight

When it comes to dropping pounds, your diet is your best friend.<p>Ask any nutritionist or personal trainer: What you put onto your plate is so, so important for weight loss. But we're not talking about simply adding more veggies, fruits, and lean meats to your eating plan. There are certain foods …

January 2015

Chilean woman among 7 suspected ISIS terrorists arrested in Spain and Morocco | Fox News

Spanish and Moroccan authorities arrested seven suspected members of a terror network aimed at recruiting women to fight for ISIS, which is also referred to as Daesh and the Islamic State. Five of the arrests were made in Spain, including a minor and a 25-year-old Chilean woman who was caught in …

Childhood Psychological Abuse Has Long-Lasting Impact

The findings of a recent study from the American Psychological Association are right on target. The study confirms that childhood psychological abuse has lasting, significant damage, equal to or exceeding the long-term consequences of physical abuse.<p>The findings of a recent study from the American …

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9 Things Incredibly Successful People Do

Some people just seem to find success easier than others. Maybe because they regularly do these 9 things that others don't.<p>Everyone wants to be successful, whatever that means for the individual. But so many people struggle with getting there. Often, it's because they don't have a clear definition …

A Prescription to End Drinking

Data on Medicine for Alcohol Disorders Pushes Doctors Beyond 12-Step Programs<p>New understanding of how alcohol affects the brain is prompting addiction experts to make a push for using medications to help people quit or cut down on excessive drinking.<p>For years, treatment has meant 28 days of rehab …

This Is How Music Can Change Your Brain

There’s little doubt that learning to play a musical instrument is great for developing brains.<p>Science has shown that when children learn to play …

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Here's Why You Lose Your Keys — And How To Never Do It Again

Temporary lapses in memory are common, and recalling the precise location of a specific item — especially if it's one you use all the time, like your keys, phone, or wallet — is tough.<p>Two things have to happen for you to retain a precise snapshot of whatever it is you want to remember. First, you …

Ex-Ashburton teacher barred from teaching

Former Ashburton College teacher Michael Burrell-Smith has been barred from teaching and censured after forming inappropriate relationships with two …

New Zealand

Toll of kids missing from school

<b>More than 2,600 children as young as three have disappeared from Scottish schools for prolonged periods of time and some never found, according to new figures obtained by the BBC.</b><p>In some cases, children are marked as missing because they have moved house and failed to tell the school.<p>Agencies say …

Myths About "A Better Teacher"

I've been involved in teacher training and teacher professional development for a long time. A lot of the time, I'm trying to keep up the good fight …

Ashbury College teachers appeal misconduct verdict in sex assault case

Two Ottawa private school teachers have filed an appeal after they were found guilty of professional misconduct in connection to a 2007 student …

What Might a Republican No Child Left Behind Act Reauthorization Look Like?

By onDecember 2, 2014 7:17 AM<p><b>UPDATED</b><p>U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., and Rep. John Kline, R-Minn.—the chairmen of the Senate and House education …

Educating for Change

Here we are, midway into the second decade of the 21st century and growing ever closer, by connection if not through understanding. Money, goods, ideas and images flow freely across borders, creating both acquaintance and conflict.<p>The pace of change is accelerating. By one estimate, the amount of …

Sam Walton's Granddaughter Has Plans To Fix Public Education In America

A vision for the future of education sits within a converted church in the heart of a working-class neighborhood in northern Houston, abutted by auto parts stores and a heat treatment plant. At YES Prep North Central, homogeneity reigns: Of the 953 middle and high schoolers at the 11-year-old …

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Six Of America's Top Education Philanthropists And Their Formulas For Success

Earlier this year 200 billionaires, government leaders and entrepreneurs gathered in New York City for the third annual Forbes 400 Summit on Philanthropy. The theme of the summit was global solutions in education, and among the speakers and participants were some of today’s most influential …

Why Evangelicals Are Wary of the Government

The subpoenas Houston Mayor Annise Parker issued to five of the city's pastors highlight the larger tensions in state involvement with religion.<p>In Houston, Texas, a conflict has been developing between evangelicals and the city over religious speech, LGBT rights, and the power of the …