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Help Your Learning-Disabled Child To Become More Motivated

Parents and teachers are always balancing the question of whether a student with learning disabilities is doing the best work he can or if he is …

Learn How to Digitize Your Drawings in This FREE Online Class

Ever wondered how to get your art, favorite sayings or #50daysoflettering handiwork out of your sketchbook and into your followers’ Instagram feeds? Allow us to introduce our in-house expert on all things illustration, Visual Designer Rosee Canfield. Rosee is the creative genius behind those pieces …

This artist is leaving beautiful works of graffiti art on snow-covered cars

The only good part about having to park on the street in the dead of winter is that your snow-covered car turns into a perfect canvas for drawing …

An Australian HR assistant is making beautiful, sad, sexy art with MS Paint

With some TLC, MS Paint can do spectacular things<p>Miranda Lorikeet, aka Lazy Bones on Tumblr, is an artist who leads a double life as an HR assistant in Sydney, Australia. While other artists use expensive materials or software, Lorikeet crafts landscapes, portraits, and abstractions with MS Paint. …

Preschoolers Learn ‘Kindness Curriculum’

The focus of the “Kindness Curriculum,” now being tested in Madison schools, is three-fold: social and emotional learning, emotion regulation, and …

Ancient Egyptian mummies found floating in sewage water in Egypt

Several mummies complete with sarcophagi were retrieved from dirty water where they’d been found floating near El Minya, Egypt.<p>According to a …

Newfound 'Gospel of the Lots of Mary' discovered in ancient text

A 1,500-year-old book that contains a previously unknown gospel has been deciphered. The ancient manuscript may have been used to provide guidance or encouragement to people seeking help for their problems, according to a researcher who has studied the text.<p>Written in Coptic, an Egyptian language, …

Theology

The Kama Sutra just got so unsexy

<i>Kama sutra, the ancient Hindu text on desire and sexual positions, has schooled countless couples in the art of lovemaking. But American cartoonist Farley Katz and novelist Simon Rich have created the world’s least erotic manual called “A Kama Sutra for Married Couple.”</i><p><i>The humorous guide looks at</i> …

Relationships

Why the Muslim 'No-Go-Zone' Myth Won't Die

There's no evidence of extremist takeover of areas in Europe or the United States. So why do the claims continue?<p>Have you heard about the areas of Europe, or perhaps even of the United States, that are run by jihadists and which non-Muslims can't even enter?<p>Don't get too worried if you haven't: …

From Visible Thinking Routines to 5 Modern Learning Routines

0<p>SHARES<p>I have been a fan of Visible Thinking Routines which were developed by Project Zero from Harvard, for a while now. I have used these routines …

Pedagogy

There Are More French Muslims Working for French Security Than for Al Qaeda

FLORENCE -- The attack against the Paris satirical newspaper <i>Charlie Hebdo</i> has re-launched an ongoing debate in France about the compatibility between Islam and the West. The issue is more fraught in Western Europe than in the United States because of the huge number of Muslims who are not only …

Pakistan attack reveals the truth about terrorism: it kills more poor Muslims than rich westerners

Those who suffer most from Islamist extremism are not people in rich western nations, but other poor Muslims.<p>This is the fundamental truth that obliterates the false cloak of righteousness so ostentatiously donned by Islamist jihadists: the very people these misguided men and women claim to be …

The Broken Windows of Uber

When it charged surge prices during Sydney's hostage crisis, the company proved, again, that it cares more about doing well than doing good. That's a problem for all of us.<p>Uber's dynamic pricing has been, almost since its introduction, a stable source of controversy. That woman who was charged, …

Mystery Roman Fertility God Discovered at Sacred Turkish Site Baffles Scholars

Depiction of unknown god found in ancient sanctuary in Turkey<p>A mystery Roman god has been discovered in an ancient sanctuary in Turkey, baffling …

Abstract photography: how to capture reflections in oil and water

<i>In this quick tutorial we show you how to create amazing abstract images by photographing reflections in oil and water.</i>Something as simple as oil in …

The Stunning Charcoal Installations Of Seon Ghi Bahk

Seoul-based Seon Ghi Bahk utilizes nylon threads to suspend natural charcoal in his incredible charcoal installations that seemingly float in …

Artist Hinke Schreuders Alters 1950s Advertising and Fashion Photography with Hand-Stitched Embroidery | Colossal

<p>Starting with vintage photography and illustrations of models sporting fashions from the 1950s, Amsterdam-based artist Hinke Schreuders applies a …

Abstract Parisian Rooftops Photographed by Michael Wolf | Colossal

<p>For a photographer living in a major city filled with iconic architecture, museums, and myriad tourist destinations, the struggle to capture an …

Hauntingly Beautiful Paintings By Henrik Aarrestad Uldalen

If we could actually capture the appearance of a spirit on film, like those ghost show guys claim to be able to do, we might end up with a result …

Tools for Early Childhood Teachers

Teacher Tools<p><i>Sponsored School Search</i><p>We’ve compiled a list of free online resources to help keep your teaching tools sharp and up-to-date. We’re …

80+ DIY TOYS TO MAKE - Kids Activities

Kids

Focus on play in kindergarten may improve grades | Reuters

(This version of the Nov.14th story changes ‘Tools for the Mind’ to ‘Tools of the Mind’ in paras 2, 5, 7, and 14.)<p>By Kathryn Doyle<p>(Reuters Health) – Training teachers to promote structured play among kindergarteners yields improved reading, vocabulary and math scores that persist into first grade, …

What if all classrooms were like Kindergarten classrooms?

If you've never had the opportunity to visit a Kindergarten classroom, you should find time to do so.<p>To be frank, they are really amazing …

See the artwork that only reveals itself at a 90 degree angle

These images seem to appear in front of your eyes - as they're formed from a formation of 160 glass strips.<p>The artwork is a quirky anamorphic structure that only reveals itself at a 90 degree angle, when a fish or a bird is brought to life before quickly disappearing.<p>Despite three images completing …

Turntables

Beautiful Ballpoint Pen Drawings by Marite Desaine

Mārīte Desaine is an artist from Latvia. In the series below we explore the artist’s amazing ballpoint pen drawings. Each piece takes approximately …

EXCLUSIVE: Rula Jebreal sounds off on Bill Maher Islam spat: “What he is doing is un-American”

The journalist tells Salon about her heated debate with Maher on Friday — and the “dangerous” impact of his ideas<p>Last weekend witnessed yet another fierce debate over Islam on HBO's "Real Time With Bill Maher," just four weeks after the comedian tussled with actor Ben Affleck on the issue. This …

In this innovative kindergarten class, A is for 'Action!'

The palm trees are made of construction paper, the waves of shiny fabric. The actors wear straw hats, sunglasses and loud Hawaiian shirts.<p>They lean back in lawn chairs, legs too short to touch the ground. One holds a goblet, the other a picture book. In the background, Madonna sings of "La Isla …

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