Pam Padovani

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Keeping A Wisdom Journal – Writing To Relieve Stress

The benefits of writing extends beyond the way it creatively engages the intellect. Writing can be an emotionally rewarding way of letting go of pent …

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Virtual reality therapy is coming. One academic’s predictions of how this will transform health care.

Technologists have called 2016 the year of virtual reality. In the spring, with the release of high-end consumer headsets, such as the Oculus Rift and the HTC Vive, ordinary people will finally be able to test out the technology we’ve been waiting for since the 1990s.<p>While the biggest chunk of the …

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White bread, bagels and rice 'increase the risk of lung cancer by 49 per cent'

Largest study of its kind finds consuming a diet with a high glycemic index increases lung cancer risk<p>Carbohydrates, long blamed for fuelling obesity, have now been linked to lung cancer.<p>A new study has revealed a 49 per cent increase in risk among people consuming a diet with a high glycemic index.<p>…

Thematic Units for the Preschool Classroom

<b>Thematic units are my favorite way to teach young kids.</b> They organize learning by creating connections, which is how our little ones learn best. …

Know Where You’re Going – Using a Developmental Checklist as a Guide

As you begin to plan out your preschool curriculum for the year, it helps to know where your children are developmentally so that you know where you …