Helen McKissock

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'In our obsession with jargon and fads, we have forgotten what great teaching really looks like'

In one of my favourite episodes of <i>Yes, Prime Minister</i>, Jim Hacker is called upon to put forward a candidate to become a bishop. Presented with a …

Pedagogy

An Invalidating Environment May Be a Cause of BPD

Growing up in an environment perceived as invalidating is one factor commonly discussed as contributing to the development of borderline personality …

Mental Health

7 Ways Being Alone Changes Your Brain, According To Science

Social isolation isn't known to be great for the body. Being alone a lot has been shown to increase everything from muscle tension to immune system …

Psychology

McDonald's launches first ever te reo Māori menu in Hawke's Bay

Hawkes Bay McDonald's is the first of its kind to offer a bilingual menu in both English and te reo Māori.Te Kāea posted to Facebook a photo of …

McDonald's

US zoo says Māori 'native' to Australia

An American zoo has been slammed for using Māori dancers in the opening for an Australian exhibition, saying they were "native" to both countries. …

San Diego Zoo

Time to abandon grand ethical theories?

London Bridge

Rugby: Sonny Bill Williams opens up on Ramadan, the All Blacks, and his toughest challenge

For Sonny Bill Williams, father of two, husband and international rugby player — roles he would possibly place in descending order in terms of …

New Zealand Rugby

Four Levers for Improving Teacher Prep

Bolstering the Teacher Pipeline<br>May 24, 2018 | Volume <b>13</b> | Issue <b>18</b> <b><br>Table of Contents</b> <b></b><p>Share |<p>Four Levers for Improving Teacher Prep<p>Jonte' C. Taylor and …

Pedagogy

A Case For Flipping Learning—Without Videos

When professor Lorena Barba talks to other educators about flipping their classrooms, the approach she hears is often similar. Faculty assign …

Education Technology

When Your Mind Is Racing With Stress, Try Thinking About These 6 Things To Calm Down

Have you ever felt so incredibly stressed out that your mind refuses to stop racing, no matter what you try to do? Whether you're in a rough patch …

Mindfulness

'Uniquely Human' Muscles Found in Apes Contradict Key Evolutionary Dogmas

'These are unverifiable 'just-so stories.'<p>In his 1863 book <i>Evidence as to Man’s Place in Nature</i>, Thomas Henry Huxley raised hell by arguing that …

Muscle

Screenplay Examples From Each Genre | Sample Screenplay

<b>Below you’ll find a screenplay example trio from each major genre: Drama, Comedy, Action/Adventure, Thriller and Horror.</b><p>Each screenplay example …

Writing

15 Industry Experts On The State Of The Teen Magazine In 2016

Teen magazines were treasured objects during my formative years: Absolutely none of the sex or relationship advice was relevant, and I didn't …

Nextgen

Are There Negative Effects of Teen Magazines?

Teens are at a sensitive point in their development. They're on the cusp of adulthood and beginning to think about dating and the opposite sex, but …

Self-esteem

A Perspective on Teenage Magazines and their Continued Focus on the Superficial

<b>Natalie Ryder Redcross1* and Tresmaine Grimes2</b><p>1Department of Mass Communications, Iona College, 715 North Avenue, New Rochelle, NY 10801, …

Feminism

Adolescents' perceptions of popular teen magazines. - PubMed

BACKGROUND:<p>The mass media has an enormous influence on adolescent women and their perceptions about the world and themselves. Teen magazines are a …

Teens

Teen Magazines Brainwash Youth

The teen magazine industry is a multimillion dollar business that is brainwashing our youth into an increasingly depressive state. Every edition is …

How Do Magazines Affect Body Image?

• <b>Articles about appearance</b>-- These articles often include information on how get "perfect" ab muscles, advice on how to apply makeup, and tips on what …

Body Image

Teen Magazines and Their Effect on Teens

Advice about love/relationships<br>- Guidance magazines gives is not helpful to everyone.<p>- Some teen girls are left feeling hopeless because they do not …

Parenting

Minding the Media: Teen Magazines

“Get Your Best Body By New Year’s,” “And Still Eat What You Want,” “What His Kiss Really Means,” “Party Outfits for Your Body: Flaunt Your Favorite …

Parenting

3 Powerful Ways Media Impacts Teenage Minds - BAM! Radio Network

The media are far from benign in their impact on teenage minds. In fact, citing the latest research from the field of neuero-science and pediatrics, …

Tweens

Inside the Controversial World of Slum Tourism

Hundreds of shanty towns line the riverbanks, train tracks, and garbage dumps in the Filipino capital—the most jammed-packed areas in one of the world’s most densely populated cities. Around a quarter of its 12 million people are considered “informal settlers.”<p>Manila is starkly representative of a …

Slumdog Millionaire

Why you stink at fact-checking

Here’s a quick quiz for you:<p>In the biblical story, what was Jonah swallowed by?<br>• How many animals of each kind did Moses take on the Ark?<p>Did you answer …

Critical Thinking

How images change our race bias

Images are not static. They grab our attention, incite desire, alter our relations to others, and tweak our beliefs, as they usher us into new worlds.<p>…

Michelle Obama

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Screenwriting

My holiday in North Korea – what I learned in the world's most secretive state

I stand in the heart of the demilitarised zone between the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) and South Korea on a sunny April morning. Within a week, Kim Jong-un will walk past these bright blue huts to the frontier, while Moon Jae-in, his counterpart, approaches from the southern side. …

Edward Lorenz and the Butterfly Effect

Edward Norton Lorenz (1917-2008)<p>On May 23, 1917, American mathematician, meteorologist, and a pioneer of chaos theory <b>Edward Norton Lorenz</b> was born. …

Mathematics

An Incredible Fossil Just Changed What We Know About The Split of Pangaea

Earth's super-continent lasted longer than we thought.<p>A 130-million-year-old fossil has revealed that the ancient super-continent Pangaea may have …

Paleontology

Why the expert eye still rules the game of art authenticity – Noah Charney

The drawing certainly looks right. In pen and ink and lightly shadowed, an anguished-looking Saint Sebastian is tied to a tree, wide-eyed and …

Art