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The Ugly Side of Post-WWII American History

bombers<br>(Image by Photograph Curator) Permission Details DMCA<p>- Advertisement -<p>Reprinted from www1.cs.columbia.edu<p>The 1937 bombing of Guernica by …

Was Jesus Basically a DACA Dreamer?

When the Roman Empire took Judea in 63 BCE, it ruled through vassals. It lost Palestine briefly to the Iranians, but then came back and from 37 BCE …

In The Age Of Legalization, Talking To Kids About Marijuana Gets Tougher

After Yarly Raygoza attended a drug prevention program at the Boys & Girls Club in Westminster, Calif., last year, she used what she learned to talk a few friends out of using marijuana.<p>The 14-year-old took the class again this year but worries that counseling her friends will become more difficult.<p>…

Cannabis

Beverly Hills PD Investigating Complaints Against Harvey Weinstein, James Toback

The Beverly Hills Police Department confirmed to that they are investigating complaints they've received on Harvey Weinstein and director James …

Native Knowledge 360°—American Indian Removal: What Does It Mean to Remove a People

College, Career, & Civic Life–C3 Framework for Social Studies State Standards<p><b>D1.1.6-8</b><br>Explain how a question represents key ideas in the</b> …

Teaching

The Daughter Of A Civil War Soldier Weighs In On Confederate Symbols

Fewer than 35 of these sons and daughters are known to be alive today, and one weighed in on the debate on Confederate statues.<p>A New Orleans city …

Watch How (Slowly) News of the Declaration of Independence Spread in Real Time

It was the breaking news to end all breaking news—the fledgling British colonies of North America were committing treason and declaring independence. …

I Hated Social Studies in School, So I Dedicated My Life to Fixing It

<i>Noreen Rodriguez, an assistant instructor at the University of Texas at Austin, was nominated for the OZY Educator Award by Mazher Ali, who wrote:</i> …

Why Believing in Your Students Matters

When I hear statements from educators like: “I have the worst class I’ve had in years,” “These kids can’t do it” or “<i>They</i> don’t want to learn” my …

A List of 10 Modern Teaching Skills Every Educator Should Have

<b>“Whether teaching second-graders or high school sophomores, educators today require specific skills and temperament to face the unique set of</b> …

How to Train Your Brain for Positive Thinking

People ask me, “How do I reprogram my mind?” Why? Did somebody ninjutsu your brain and hypnotize you into thinking something horrible?<p>Here’s the …

A Buddhist Master Explains What Karma Really Means and How It Can Be Used for Personal Growth

Just about everyone’s heard of karma. You’ve probably heard someone say “She must have some good/bad karma!”<p>Some people think it’s almost fate.<p>But …

When The One Percent Sent Its Kids to War

A century ago this week, the United States entered World War One. Unlike today, the children of America’s wealthiest families were the first into …

Military

What It Was Like to Be on the Ground at Iwo Jima

Weapon Hunter host Paul Shull is tracing the history of the iconic American gun known as the Stinger. In the process, he meets Robert Mueller, a …

Most Americans didn’t even want us to land on the moon

The general public—and President Eisenhower—didn’t see the point<p>The lunar landing is considered one of America’s towering triumphs of Cold War …

The One Thing That Makes Love Work

Thanks to the nature of life and society, we’re often forced to make our most important decisions under pressure. Whether that pressure is caused by …

Self-improvement

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Lyndon Johnson’s Vietnam

On the morning of May 27, 1964, a little more than two months before the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution sailed through the House and Senate, allowing the White House the military authority to do what was needed in Southeast Asia, President Lyndon B. Johnson made two phone calls.<p>The first, which phone …

American Suspicion of Russia Is Older Than You May Think

Now is not a great time for warm feelings about Russia in Washington. After a campaign season full of intrigue, the fallout from questions of foreign …

5 of the worst atrocities carried out by British Empire, after 'historical amnesia' claims

The British people suffer "historical amnesia" over the atrocities committed by their former empire, an Indian MP and author has claimed.<p>Former UN …

World History

The brutal brilliance of Genghis Khan

Yes, he was a ruthless killer, but the Mongol leader was also one of the most gifted military innovators of any age...<p><i>This article was first</i> …

World History

This biology teacher destroyed transphobic myths with one science lesson

“Alternative facts” have become par for the course in 2017, so it’s more important than ever to use good, old-fashioned “real facts” to combat …

LGBTQI

Did Slaves Build the White House?

Main Content<p>Construction on the President's House began in 1792 in Washington, D.C., a new capital situated in sparsely settled region far from a …

Throughout history, the best ways to reduce inequality have been disease and destruction

How do you solve a problem like inequality? Economic policymakers have been grappling with this for a long time, with varying degrees of urgency. The search for solutions has become increasingly serious since the 1980s, when inequality began rising again, recently reaching historic highs.<p>But the …

Income Inequality

That Time in WWI America When Censorship Was Legal

Many things remain controversial about the First World War.<p>Could it have been averted, even after the murder of Archduke Franz Ferdinand? Who should be blamed for starting it? Once it was started, did it have to go on until 20 million people were dead? Was the settlement that followed it just? …

South Dakota

The Difference Between Formative and Summative Assessment Explained

What is formative assessment, and how does it differ from other forms of testing? While the technique is employed in classrooms across the country, …

The Political Cartoon That Explains the Battle Over Reconstruction

In March 1867, it had been nearly two years since the end of the Civil War—but the bloodshed was far from over. Massacres of African-Americans in …

The Best Resources On Classroom Seating Strategies

Classroom seating offers plenty of opportunities and dangers in any classroom.<p>Primarily because of space limitations, mine are pretty traditional, …

Forget Meditation—These 3 Everyday Habits Will Radically Improve Your Life

The prospect of overhauling your entire life in order to incite positive change is daunting—sometimes your to-do list alone is enough to discourage …

Personal Branding

Want to Be a Better Learner? Consider How Pilots Train to Fly a Plane | Inc.com

<i>In his book,</i> Learn Better: Mastering the Skills for Success in Life, Business, and School, or, How to Become an Expert in Just About Anything<i>, Ulrich Boser discusses methods for learning how to learn. This edited excerpt tells the story of how a grad student developed a program to help airline</i> …