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Pope Francis decries 'perverted' extremists on Albania visit

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What to Do When You're Weeping on the Floor

Once, I lay down on the grooved rubber flooring of a crowded city bus and wept uncontrollably.<p>There was a period, a few years later, when I hated …

8 Affordable Mini-Makeovers That Will Freshen Up Your Space

Designer Emily Henderson masterminds a series of easy, inexpensive décor changes that can help any room feel new.

What Today's Thought Leaders Know for Sure About Happiness

What leads to lasting happiness? Researchers, thought leaders and spiritual teachers have puzzled over the question and have provided answers that …

The Real Meaning of Spirituality

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Ambassador Aris Seaberg discovers the power of a single mantra (and mid-class Savasanas) at a Kundalini Yoga class in Chicago.<p>When it comes to …

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 …

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 …

10 Ways to Help Your Child Build Self-Esteem

Your mind is the most powerful tool you have for the creation of good in your life, but if not <i>used</i> correctly, can also be the most destructive force …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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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"

Empathy: the Key to Social and Emotional Learning

“It’s a launching pad for the children to apply the understanding of emotion and perspective taking that they've learned through this little baby to …

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 …

Self Control

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 …

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 …

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 …

Writing Prompts for Students