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How Meditation Can Help Anxiety

Fear is a negative emotion, unless you’re facing an actual threat and need to fight or flee. And the usefulness of fear is minimal in daily life, …

Mindfulness

Anxiety And Depression Go Hand In Hand

Many people who have one will experience the other at some point. In fact, nearly one-half of those diagnosed with depression are also diagnosed with …

Poll: Majority of Teachers Say Poverty Is a Barrier to Learning in Their Schools

Poverty is a barrier to learning in the classroom, according to a national poll of teachers, who also identified student behavior and a lack of …

Teaching

Texas pool party incident raises questions about wealth and race

McKinney may be a largely white and affluent suburb, but residents are divided over whether that makes it immune from police racism<p>Unlike Ferguson, North Charleston or Baltimore, no one was killed or injured here. This is an affluent, mostly white area without a history of serious racial …

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13 Habits to Break For an Amazing Life

When you were a kid, did you want to grow up to be an astronaut, a singer or an engineer? If so, how’s that working out for you? Hopefully, it’s …

Most Americans Say Wealth Inequality Is a Huge Issue

An improving economy has done little to distract Americans from an issue sure to be a the forefront of the 2016 presidential contest: inequality.<p>A …

Economics

As Violence Spikes in Some Cities, Is 'Ferguson Effect' to Blame?

Last month, authorities in Dallas noticed an uptick in violence that threatened to spoil the city's decade-long drop in crime.<p>Police Chief David Brown, an architect of the historic decline, responded by redeploying more officers into high-crime areas, noting that there was still plenty of time to …

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Administrative Law

10 Indispensable Android Apps for Teachers

May 13, 2015<br>For those of you using Android operated devices in their teaching, these apps are absolutely a must have. We have curated this list from …

Education Technology

5-Minute Workouts

While these routines provide a fast way to blast some calories and give you an effective dose of cardio training, the real benefit may be psychological. Research shows that when men skip a workout, there’s a 62 percent chance they’ll miss an exercise session the following week.<p>So use these 5-minute …

10 Of The Best Android Note Taking Apps for Teachers and Students

May, 2015<br>In response to requests from some of our readers here in <i>EdTech & mLearning</i>, we have curated this list featuring 10 Android apps for taking …

America's poor are 'envy of the world,' says richest Congressman

Darrell Issa, the richest man in Congress, said America has made "our poor somewhat the envy of the world."<p>Asked by CNNMoney whether he feels personally responsible to address income inequality in the United States, the Republican Congressman from California said "absolutely." But he noted that …

Demographics

The Guide to Kindergarten

Introduction: Kindergarten Curriculum<p>Kindergarten is the grade that bridges students’ preschool educations with their future elementary school …

Common Core-Related Worksheet Teaches That Only White Schools Get New Textbooks

A Florida father is up in arms over a class worksheet his fourth-grader received that stated that “only schools in white districts” get new textbooks.<p>It was part of a story in a “cause and effect” lesson Tim Marden’s son was assigned at Newberry Elementary in north-central Florida:<p>One day some time …

Teaching

‘Successful schools in deprived areas are not a miracle: it’s about hard work and leadership’

There is still a pervading assumption that schools that are successful in educating poor and minority children to high levels are somehow “miracle” …