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Parents Struggle To Limit Children's Screen Time: Digital Detox Experts Offer Advice

Parents have revealed they find it easier to get their children to do homework, go to bed or eat healthily, than persuading them to turn off their …

16 Books Educators Should Consider Reading in 2016

New books focusing on education come out every day. Some gain a wide audience while others don't have the machine behind them to help promote. Here …

Teaching

Teaching Our Kids Critical Thinking

Parents should equip their children to develop and practice intellectual virtue, because this is necessary for true human flourishing. But what is intellectual virtue? An intellectual virtue is an excellence of the mind. It is an intellectual character trait that enables one to reason well for the …

Fidgeting Can Cancel Out the Bad Effects of Sitting All Day

An ever-growing body of research is showing that being sedentary and sitting for long periods of time are linked to poor health consequences, …

15 predictions Bill Gates made in 1999 which became true

In 1999, Bill Gates wrote a book titled “Business @ the Speed of Thought.”<p>In the book, Gates makes 15 bold predictions that at the time might have …

50 apps to improve your smartphone

A recent study by market research firm Nielsen claimed that the average person uses 27 apps a month, which sounds like very few considering that Apple and Google’s app stores both have more than 1m apps available. The key, of course, is that the 27 apps can be almost entirely different, depending …

Apps

The astonishing village where little girls turn into boys aged 12

In every way, Johnny is physically and biologically male. But, astonishingly he did not grow a penis until he hit puberty.<p>He is one of many children who live in Salinas, an isolated village in the southwestern Dominican Republic, who are seemingly born female, only to become men in their teenage …

Dominican Republic

4 Ways to Remember Everything You Learn

If you’re going to learn anything, you need two kinds of prior knowledge:<p>knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or …