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15 Ideal Apps for Enhancing Project-based Learning in Your Class

Here is a collection of some very good iPad apps students can use in their classroom projects. The apps, which are curated from Apple's Real World …

Pro-Life Leader on More TV Abortions: Americans ‘Really Push Back’

<p>Americans “really push back” when presented with abortion on TV and in films, one pro-life leader stressed in reaction to Hollywood writers …

Can You Lose A Language You Never Knew?

I grew up a monolingual Mexican-American by accident.<p>My father was often away for weeks at a time, driving 18-wheeler trucks importing and exporting goods throughout the Southwest. My mother worked an office job, and had to juggle her career, finishing her degree and raising two young children. …

This study found which US states are the happiest, just in case you want to start daydreaming about your next move

We all know our physical environment and surroundings can play a major role in happiness. To help quantify this, a new study just ranked the happiest …

10 US colleges where a quality education doesn't cost a fortune

Five of the top 10 public universities in America are part of the University of California system, according to a ranking by U.S. News & World Report.<p>That's likely welcome news to California residents, as in-state tuition at public schools is typically far cheaper than tuition at private …

College & University

India raises 'offensive' lamb advert with Australia

<b>India has lodged a diplomatic protest with Australia over an advert depicting the Hindu god Ganesha enjoying lamb.</b><p>The TV advert, by a meat industry lobby group, portrays figures from several religions sitting down to a meal.<p>It has caused anger within the Hindu community in Australia because Ganesha …

Torres Strait Islander

The Best Beaches Near Lisbon

When you think of European capitals, pristine beaches aren’t the first thing that springs to mind. Lisbon, though, is different. Sitting on the …

Beaches

School in India forces students to do squats and duck walk

The school in Madhya Pradesh faces action for brutally punishing some of its students.<p>#WATCH: Video of corporal punishment emerges from a private …

Michigan woman who chose baby instead of chemotherapy has died

DETROIT — A Michigan woman who sacrificed the chance to prolong her life in order to give birth to her sixth child died early Saturday, her husband …

‘Queens just look out of windows’: how children’s books are failing to show gender equality

When my pre-school son started coming out with sexist guff, I was determined to find story books in which the girls and boys were treated as equals. It was surprisingly difficult<p>My pre-school son and I were snuggled up, reading, when it happened for the third time. I had mentioned that our new book …

'I didn't get full maternity payments for two months after my baby was born'

Thousands of self-employed pregnant women are facing months of uncertainty and delays in receiving maternity benefits because of recent changes to the national insurance system.<p>After applying for maternity allowance self-employed women are now receiving confusing correspondence from the Department …

We quit our jobs and travelled the world in a campervan

After two months together in a cramped 20ft camper van, arguing over torn maps, soggy firelighters and even soggier socks, the last thing I was thinking was that my boyfriend would want to spend the rest of his life with me. But there he was, kneeling in snow as the sun set over a Canadian …

Pope Francis addresses violence against women on Colombia visit

<b>Pope Francis has condemned "verbal and physical violence towards women" and called for "respect" while addressing large crowds on a visit to Colombia.</b><p>The Argentine pontiff, the first Pope to visit the country in over three decades, said that the Bible celebrates women who are strong and influential.<p>…

Pope Francis

Want peace? Teach kids how to dialogue, archbishop says

New York City, N.Y., Sep 9, 2017 / 12:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Peace is something that must begin in childhood, the Holy See's representative told the …

How the Holy See helped bring peace to Colombia

Ambassador gives a behind-the-scenes look at the negotiations that ended more than a half century of war.<p>Pope Francis’ pastoral visit to Colombia …

Pope says Colombia must confront inequality to secure lasting peace

BOGOTA (Reuters) - Pope Francis on Thursday urged Colombians to shun vengeance after a bloody 50-year civil war but said leaders had to enact laws to end the “darkness” of injustice and social inequality that breeds violence.<p>At the last event of a packed day, the Argentine pontiff said Mass for a …

Pope Francis

Here's Why Some People Are More Religious Than Others

Ramon Espinosa—AP<p>Claudia Daut—Reuters<p>Joe Raedle—Getty Images<p>Desmond Boylan—AP<p>Alexandre Meneghini—Reuters<p>Ismael Francisco—AP<p>Tony …

22 Powerful Posts From People Of Faith At The Women's March

This is what praying with your feet looks like.<p>The Women’s March on Washington, and its sister marches around the world, brought together more than a million people determined to stand in solidarity against the misogyny, xenophobia and bigotry demonstrated by President Donald Trump.<p>Among the crowd …

In His Spare Time, This Buddhist Monk Is Also a Celebrity Makeup Artist

Buddhist monks are known for their ascetic lifestyles, ones that don't typically resonate with glamour and fame. But Kodo Nishimura, a 26-year-old Buddhist monk from Tokyo, is living a fabulous double life: he's also a celebrity makeup artist.<p>According to BuzzFeed, Nishimura started doing makeup …

Mayor of London calls for action after antisemitic attacks

The mayor of London has urged a zero tolerance attitude to hate crimes in the capital as he met genocide survivors.<p>Sadiq Khan said the city remained inclusive and global, following four antisemitic attacks over the weekend. He made the remarks as he met genocide survivors at City Hall at the first …

Catholic school prompts uniform row by banning Muslim girl from wearing a headscarf

A Catholic school has prompted a uniform row by banning a four-year-old Muslim girl from wearing a headscarf at school.<p>St Clare's School in Handsworth, on the outskirts of Birmingham, asked the girl’s parents to respect their strict uniform policy, which includes no headwear or scarfs.<p>The primary …

Wedding traditions from around the world

Following the rush of engagements during the holiday season, couples begin to plan their big day together.<p><b>PRICE BY PRICE: How much does the average wedding cost in 2016?</b><p>While preparing, some may think, 'Okay, we'll exchange vows and rings, will party with our closest friends and family, but before …

Trump attends interfaith prayer service as massive crowd protests his presidency

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump spent more than an hour Saturday at an interfaith prayer service designed to appeal for national unity as an expected 500,000 people streamed into the nation's capital to protest his fledgling presidency.<p>Trump and and Vice President Mike Pence sat in the front …

How-To Maternity Photography: Simplify the Composition

Michelle Ramirez Photography | Sew Trendy™ Jessica GownNo matter what your portrait subject, more often than not, it’s a good idea to compose a shot …

Guest Post: Social Studies & The Common Core (With Downloadable Lessons)

Last last year, I published a two-part series at my Education Week Teacher column with answers to this question: What do the Common Core Standards …

The Uncanny Similarities Between Marathon Running And Childbirth

I've often pondered how marathon running was brilliant preparation for childbirth. The similarities have always struck me as uncanny.<p>Let's look at …

Trans Teens and Adults Still Face Unanswered Questions About Fertility

Doctors still don't know exactly how hormone therapy affects egg or sperm production.<p>Amy Clifton has known she wanted children since she was ten years old. "So when it came to transition and going to the gender identity clinic and starting hormones," she said, "the first thing I asked was, 'How do …

10 breathtaking Airbnb homes to book if you love the outdoors

If you’re a hardcore nature lover, your ideal day would look like this: waking up to the sound of bird calls on a serene mountain top, a session of …