Jerry R Burkett

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2 McKinney ISD Teachers Resign After Controversial Social Media Posts

<b>MCKINNEY (CBSDFW.COM) –</b> Two McKinney ISD middle school teachers stepped down after officials were informed of controversial tweets.<p>McKinney ISD …

Social Media

How Your Brain Changes After Baby

Suddenly, a crying baby isn't so annoying anymore. And you can thank your brain for that.<p>The moment you have your little one in your arms, your life changes forever. As cliché as that sounds, it’s true. And not just because there’s now a tiny human to keep alive and who's essentially your new boss, …

Parenting

Mesmerizing maps show where the most educated Americans live

Kyle Walker, an assistant professor of geography at Texas Christian University, has created an interactive dot map visualizing US neighborhoods by educational attainment.<p>Each dot represents between 25-500 people over the age of 25, and each is color-coded based on how far those people have gone in …

High School

The ages you're the smartest at everything throughout your life

If you think you've already witnessed the rise and fall of your peak self, researchers have news for you: As far as your intelligence is concerned, you likely have several new highs to look forward to. Some of them, like the ability to read others' emotions or do basic arithmetic, don't arrive …

The Brain

How To Stop Kodi Buffering

This article will provide step-by-step instructions for three different ways on how to stop Kodi buffering.<p>If you have used Kodi for any length of …

Universe Kodi Addon Install Guide: HD, Hindi, Kids, 3D Movies

<b>The Universe Kodi addon is a new movie addon featuting HD, Hindi, Kids, and 3D movies in a simple click and play format. Read below for more</b> …

The Roots Of Consciousness: We're Of 2 Minds

After surgery to treat her epilepsy severed the connection between the two halves of her brain, Karen's left hand took on a mind of its own, acting against her will to undress or even to slap her. Amazing, to be sure. But what may be even more amazing is that most people who have split-brain …

Consciousness

DeVos to redo two Obama-era rules on for-profit schools

The Trump administration is planning to redo two Obama-era rules aimed at ensuring students at for-profit colleges get the education they pay …

Education

How Supportive Parenting Protects the Brain

Pediatricians are trying to gently shape child-rearing styles so that kids living in poverty have a chance to succeed.<p>The other day, a mother of a 15-month-old walked into Andrew Garner’s office, oozing frustration.<p>“Is it normal for them to never sit still?” she asked.<p>Garner, a pediatrician in …

Liberty County school officials blast 'Children at Risk' ranking

Liberty County superintendents are taking a dim view of a Houston nonprofit's recently released ranking of school districts.<p>Children At Risk (CAR), a …

Education No Longer The Great Equalizer For Blacks

1. Barack Gives Daughter Malia a Kiss<p>Source:Getty 1 of 44<p>2. Michelle and Barack tell the kids a story<p>Source:Getty 2 of 44<p>3. Michelle and Barack …

Michelle Obama

A massive new study lays out the map of our genetic intelligence

Your intelligence is partly due to hard work, nutrition, and education. But you can also thank (or blame) your genes for your mental abilities.<p>Decades of work on twin studies suggest that genes account for roughly half of variations in IQ seen across a population. And a meta-analysis published this …

Genetics

What Hyenas Can Tell Us about the Origins of Intelligence

Physical similarities aside, we share a lot in common with our primate relatives. For example, as Jane Goodall famously documented, chimpanzees form …

Extinction

Why Your Brain Craves Cigarettes When You Drink

You're experiencing the weird effect nicotine has on memory.<p>You know the feeling. You're two, maybe three drinks in, and you suddenly get a special hunger. It's like a void that you hadn't noticed, and now you want to fill it with something hot. Something so hot and filthy that you'll regret it …

Nicotine

5 Serious alternatives to Exodus on your Kodi Setup

Good Afternoon Guys and Girls This blog takes a look at 5 Serious alternatives to Exodus. My twitter feed is full of people moaning about Exodus, In …

For half a century, neuroscientists thought they knew how memory worked. They were wrong

We rely on memory to pass exams and excel at trivia nights, but in fact the stakes are far higher than simply recalling facts, no matter how essential. Memory structures our identity; it’s the foundation of consciousness. Our past and current selves, emotions, and experiences, are linked together …

Humanity

Texas Education Agency orders removal of Hearne ISD trustees, superintendent

<b>HEARNE, Tex. (KBTX)-</b> The Texas Education Agency has put a plan in motion to take over all powers and duties of the Hearne Independent School District …

Best Kodi addons 2018 UK: The best WORKING Kodi addons

Got Kodi? Try these five top Kodi addons<p>Kodi is open-source software designed specifically with home entertainment in mind – and it's totally free. …

Joshua English teacher ‘not trying to change the political views of my students’

A Joshua High School English teacher whose political lesson Monday at least two parents felt leaned toward indoctrination said in email Wednesday …

What So Many People Don’t Get About the U.S. Working Class

My father-in-law grew up eating blood soup. He hated it, whether because of the taste or the humiliation, I never knew. His alcoholic father regularly drank up the family wage, and the family was often short on food money. They were evicted from apartment after apartment.<p>He dropped out of school in …

Income Inequality
College Football

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Breaking up the summer break: Is year-round education good or bad?

It's back-to-school season for much of the country, but for some students, school is never out.<p>For some, classes are in session all year long: About …

Education

A third of Texas teachers must work second jobs, survey says

Nearly a third of Texas teachers work a second job during the school year “to support themselves and their families,” according to a survey by the …

A Powerful Conversation on Schools, Poverty, and Race

He had me at “nerd farmer.”<p>Nate Bowling was sitting in my office, talking about teaching. I consider myself a nerd, so when the Washington State …

Education