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Pope Francis decries 'perverted' extremists on Albania visit

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Christianity

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Sanskrit

What does Namaste mean? Yoga Journal expert and teacher Aadil Palkhivala explains the meaning behind the term.<p>Yoga teacher Sofiah Thom guides a …

Yoga Poses, Classes, Meditation, and Life - On and Off the Mat - Namaste

When overcome by feelings of powerlessness and inadequacy in response to current events, yoga teacher Nancie Carollo turns to the practice of …

Standing and Backbending Sequence

This sequence, designed to help open the hips and low back, will facilitate the movement of stagnant energy and improve digestion.<p>Urdhva Dhanurasana …

Yoga

9 Ways to Plan Transformational Lessons: Planning the Best Curriculum Unit Ever

How to Plan Transformational Lessons<p>1. Know the Standards, Curriculum, Core Concepts, and Strategies<p>For decades, many educators let a textbook's …

Pedagogy

10 Ways to Help Your Child Build Self-Esteem

Anyone who has kids knows that they are both a magical blessing and a constant source of stress. Raising children requires a lot of work—just …

Self-help

10 Ideas to Get You and Your Child Exploring Outdoors

by Donna Satterlee, Grace Cormons, and Matt Cormons1. Go for a nature scavenger hunt.Find something that:• Is a certain color<br>• Is dry, wet, shiny, or …

Nature

Re-reading is inefficient. Here are 8 tips for studying smarter.

The way most students study makes no sense.<p>That's the conclusion of Washington University in St. Louis psychologists Henry Roediger and Mark McDaniel — who've spent a combined 80 years studying learning and memory, and recently distilled their findings with novelist Peter Brown in the book <i>Make It</i> …

Our Collection of Children's Songs

Life's A Real Dream<p>Lard Dog & The Band of Shy<p><b>Tell us about your music</b><p>I am the Human Lard Dog—also known as the alter ego of artist Steven Erdman—and …

How Learning Profiles Can Strengthen Your Teaching

Offer an Entry to Learning<p>We all have similar experiences when learning. Some learning approaches simply work better for us than others. If we learn …

Pedagogy

A Cornucopia of Multidisciplinary Teaching

I wished I had strawberry jam at the time so I that could have made him another variation. I'm sure he would have loved that, too. If he'd asked for …

Teaching

Self-Assessment Inspires Learning

Simply stated, when the brain feels any type of a threat (emotional, social, or cognitive stress) the thinking part shuts down. Unless a school …

5 effective tips for new (and experienced) teachers

The school year is getting underway in the United States, Europe, and many other parts of the world. That means it’s the first day of school for …

Teaching

An Hour with Robin Williams (12/24/02) | Charlie Rose

A Single Thread Wrapped Around Thousands of Nails

Kumi Yamashita, whose mind-blowing shadow artworks have been featured before, uses a single, unbroken thread wrapped around thousands of nails to …

We Raise Foundation (formerly Wheat Ridge) on Twitter: "RT @jeremyscrivens #God cannot give us a happiness and peace apart from Himself, because it is not there. There is no such thing. #CSLewis"

KQED

Educators are aware that social problems like poverty, unsafe neighborhoods, violence, and family trauma can affect how students learn when they come …

Supporting the Development of Creativity

By: Laurel Bongiorno<p><b>A three year old sits at the kitchen table extremely focused on his art.</b><p>He’s gathered white paper, a glue bottle, scissors, small …

Awesome School Teaches Through LARPing

There is a school in Denmark that teaches through Live-Action Role-Play. Or, LARPing. Amazing.<p>This isn't actually a documentary; it's part of a …

Amazing

11 Habits of an Effective Teacher

<b>2. Makes a Difference</b><p>There is a saying, "With great power, comes great responsibility". As a teacher, you need to be aware and remember the great …

Teaching

3 Ways to Plan for Diverse Learners: What Teachers Do

The DI elements were first introduced to me in <i>How to Differentiate Instruction in Mixed-Ability Classrooms</i> by Carol Tomlinson, and my understanding …

Teaching

Creative Writing Prompts for Students - YouTube

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