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Why students need a global awareness and understanding of other cultures

From trips to Normandy beaches to language blogs, José Picardo explores the growing importance of offering students international experiences<p>As a languages teacher, it never ceases to astound me to think that the rasping, whistling and vibrating sounds emanating from our mouths and noses when you …

Response: 'Character Should Be An Integrated Element Of Education'

<i>(This is the first in a multi-part series)</i><p>John Bennett asked:<p><i>I've always been a strong believer that an educator cannot TEACH anything - only</i> …

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New list of missing, murdered aboriginal women gives families hope

The number of missing and murdered women in Canada may be much higher than previously believed, new research shows, giving hope to families seeking …

Catholic school promotional video taken down after controversy

An Ontario Catholic school group has taken down a promotional video, which featured Marc Kielburger of Free the Children, after it drew criticism from its secular counterparts.<p>The YouTube video released earlier this month featured educators, students and graduates of the province's Catholic system …

3 Things We Should Stop Doing in Professional Development

Spending the last week in Oslo, Norway, with the visionary Ann Michaelsen and other school leaders here, I have really thought about the way that we …

Learning

500 children died under provincial care in Saskatchewan

<i>APTN National News</i><br>Some alarming numbers have been published in Saskatchewan.<p>In the last two decades nearly 500 children have died either under the …

Kathy Svenson, Colo. School Board Member, Says She Doesn't Believe In Homosexuality Or Transgender Identity

A Colorado school board member who found herself in hot water when she said that transgender students would need to be castrated before the student could use the school bathrooms that fit their gender identity is not backing down from that statement.<p>According to The Denver Post, Delta County School …

First Nations schools need a bigger boost, economist to warn chiefs

As native leaders press the federal government to put as much money, per capita, into First Nations education as the provinces pay to educate other children, one of Canada's top economists says even equal funding would sell native pupils short.<p>Don Drummond, the former chief economist at …

Canada

A Great Poster on How to Use Blogs as A Teacher

We love Langwitches's graphics. We always find them very professional and highly interesting. You might probably be already familiar with her work …

Nelson Mandela's Last Photo Shoot Provides Incredible Images Of Icon's Final Days

As the world grapples with Nelson Mandela's death, stunning tributes to the former South African president have poured in from around the planet.<p>The photos of Mandela in his last days are a stark contrast to the young rebel from decades ago, or even the wise leader who spent 27 years in prison. But …

Not Pocahontas, not a super-Indian, not a drunk and not a slut

McKay interrupts her narrative at several points to use the word “pain” — the pain of the women of 20th St., the pain in the women she interviews in …

3 Reasons you’ll find me on Facebook when I’ve called in sick

Recently I received an e-mail from a co-worker that basically said, “Sorry you missed the meeting because you were not feeling well. I see from your …

Obama announces first presidential visit to Indian Country next year

President Barack Obama told Native American leaders Wednesday that he will make his first trip as president to Indian Country next year, expanding on his pledge to enhance the bond between the federal and tribal governments.<p>“For the past five years, my administration has worked hard to keep that …

The Week in Review: Typhoon Haiyan Takes Its Toll

Inside Flipboard / November 15, 2013<p>Nearly a week after Typhoon Haiyan swept through the Philippines, the local government is still struggling to …