Melissa Sherman

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5 Reasons You Shouldn't Feel Bad About Not Talking To Toxic Parents

The last time I heard my mom's voice, she was cussing me out on my voicemail. I hadn't heard it for a few months prior at that point — I was in the …

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Western neuroscience study reveals new link between basic math skills and PSAT math success

New research from Western University provides brain imaging evidence that students well-versed in very basic single digit arithmetic (5+2=7 or 7-3=4) …

Teaching Kids about Standing up for the Underdog

<b>By Annie Fox</b><p><i>**Editor’s note – These tips are applicable to teachers too, as educators face the challenges of teaching kindness in K-12 …

Teaching

Hillsborough County Schools Loses Both Gates Money and Financial Reserves

In November 2009, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation awarded the Hillsborough County (Florida) Public Schools a $100 million grant as part of its …

Education

Science Says Your Lack Of Sleep Is Making You A Miserable Person

"Slangry" is the new "hangry."<p>Forget feeling "hangry." There may be another monster that's causing your next-level irritability: Exhaustion. According to a new small study, a lack of sleep may alter your ability to process emotions and keep them in check.<p>Researchers from <b>Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical</b> …

Sleep

The 21st Century Parenting Crisis

Administrators and Teacher Conference<br>The 21st Century Parenting Crisis<br>Presented by John Rosemond and Wendy Calise<p>Dr. Montessori observed that …

Accommodating Educators with Disabilities

Motor/Mobility Impairments<p>Motor and mobility impairments, as used in this publication, refers to limitations in motor movements such as walking, …

Why You Deserve Someone Who Will Give You The World And Nothing Less

There are many things we may settle for in life: the meal that has fewer calories, the bad job in the right city or maybe the clothes on the sale …

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Brevard teachers leave ‘in droves’ for other jobs

CLOSE<p>Video: Over 100 teachers protest working conditions. Video by Tim Shortt. Posted 4/14/15.<p>Teachers in Brevard County have cited low morale as …

What teachers really want to tell parents

This summer, I met a principal who was recently named as the administrator of the year in her state. She was loved and adored by all, but she told me she was leaving the profession.<p>I screamed, "You can't leave us," and she quite bluntly replied, "Look, if I get an offer to lead a school system of …

Leapforce : Overview

No set hours or schedules. Exciting Research Work. Competitive Pay.<p>Leapforce At Home independent Agents enjoy competitive pay, have no set work hours …

Research

Angelfish baby pics

Day 0<p>The angelfish pair will select a flat surface, e.g. a sword plant leaf, or the filter intake tube, or the tank wall, and clean it in preparation …

Teacher likely not to blame for 'personality conflict'

Q. My request for a specific third-grade teacher for my son was ignored by the<p>principal. The teacher to whom he was assigned is very demanding, and …

High School

Make 10 to add

As with use doubles, make 10 is a derived facts strategy. That means children need to know some facts by hear before they can use a make 10 …

Mathematics

Boca Grande: Old Florida island is worth the trip & toll

Boca Grande bike trails and historic village make delightful daytrip<p>The lighthouse at the end of Boca Grande, a Gulf Coast Florida island with …

Dining Rooms

How Mindful Children React Differently to Challenges (Illustrated)

Growing up, I was a firecracker. I reacted quickly to situations and never hesitated to express my "passionate" opinions. This often led to hurt feelings. I remember once, after a heated discussion with my brother, he asked my parents to put a coffee filter over my mouth to "keep the yucky stuff …

Meet the first lady of graphene, turning harmful gases into the wonder stuff

Catharina Paukner is building a supersized graphene factory in Cambridge that can turn methane from landfill - or even cows - into modern-day black gold<p>The birthplace of graphene – the one-atom-thick carbon – is Manchester University, where it was created by two physicists. But Cambridge could …

Graphene

How to Cook a Spatchcocked Turkey: The Fastest, Easiest Thanksgiving Turkey

GalleryHow to Cook a Spatchcocked Turkey: The Fastest, Easiest Thanksgiving Turkey<p>If it seems like every year we (along with every other food magazine and blog) come out with a brand new turkey recipe for Thanksgiving, exclaiming "this is the best one, hands down, I swear on my not-yet-dead …

Bizarre Sea Creature Caught In Singapore Looks Like Kraken Come To Life

Good thing this fisherman got a video of his catch (above), because otherwise he'd never have been able to convince folks of the bizarre creature he hauled in while angling off the Singaporean island of Pulau Ubin.<p>"I know that area has a lot of seaweed, so I thought that was what I had hooked up," …

Testing is taking toll on students, teachers, speakers tell district

BOYNTON BEACH —<p>A parade of parents and teachers held back tears Monday night as they described their frustrations — and worse, their children’s …

Education

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Sweet Southern Dreams

Nothing says home to a man from Mississippi like a sky-high layer cake<p>Prior to October 7, 2010, my mother and I were the best of friends. A …

Dessert

A Tour of the Internet in 1993

In 1993, the Internet was both old and so, so young. The network hosted mature services like newsgroups (discussion forums), FTP servers (file …

10 math talks to blow your mind

Numbers, patterns and equations are at the core of these talks, which will teach you how to fold better origami and how to quantify history.