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Evolutionists have just found new evidence that supports the Biblical account of CREATION!

Thanks to new DNA research, Evolutionary scientists have just found new evidence that supports that Biblical account of creation! Here’s what they …

Evolution

Best apps and websites for teaching and learning

The <b>American Association of School Librarians</b> announced its 2018 <b>Best Apps and Best Websites</b> for Teaching and Learning at the ALA Annual Conference in …

Education Technology

Sample Unit Plan Using Bloom's Taxonomy

Bloom's Taxonomy is a hierarchy of cognitive skills that most teachers use as they plan units of study. If you are homeschooling your child or are …

Thomas Jefferson

Their Son Is Suicidal Because of Bullying. They Blame an Obama-Era School Discipline Policy.

PARKVILLE, Md.—Nicole Landers found a note written by her 9-year-old son, Jared. “Kill me. I mean nothing. I have issues,” it read.<p>Her son’s April 16 …

Education

Warren Buffett Says if You Hire Somebody Without This Trait, 'You Really Want Them to Be Dumb and Lazy'

No, it's not intelligence. But it should be a non-negotiable in building strong teams and companies.<p>Billionaire investor and philanthropist Warren Buffett has been dazzling us with wisdom for nearly half a century.<p>As one of the most successful value investors in the world, the Oracle of Omaha …

Self-improvement

Did the dying Stephen Hawking really mean to strengthen the case for God? | Philip Goff

In his final paper on the multiverse hypothesis, the world’s best-known atheist made a supernatural creator more plausible<p>Scientists have discovered a surprising fact about our universe in the past 40 years: against incredible odds, the numbers in basic physics are exactly as they need to be to …

Physics

The Value of Failing

A new research center at Columbia University is committed to figuring out how to turn failure into success.<p>Every kid has that moment when she realizes that the adults she admires aren’t perfect. Few children ever learn, however, that the same is true for the inventors and intellectual giants whose …

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Just Gave the Best Leadership Advice in 7 Words

No wonder Amazon's Jeff Bezos tried to poach him.<p>Well, I have to admit one thing today:<p>I underestimated what Satya Nadella could do for Microsoft.<p>When he first became Microsoft's CEO, the tech giant was in a mess.<p>Not only was it losing to its biggest competitors, there was a lot of infighting.<p>But …

Satya Nadella

Ten books every teacher should read

In the last decade, a wealth of books has brought together ideas to help teachers have the greatest impact on student learning. Here are just a few<p>Plato’s Republic, Rousseau’s Émile and Dewey’s Democracy and Education – there’s a strong case to be made, as Dennis Hayes has, that these are the only …

Teaching

Indiana Christian school at center of LGBT voucher debate

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — The Lighthouse Christian Academy promises to provide an exemplary education, a caring atmosphere and service to God — but …

Everyone Know Teens Are Reckless, Now We Can Explain Why

Science proves what we all knew: It’s a combination of believing they’re invincible and just not caring about the consequences of their actions.<p>In a truly shocking new study, researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development confirmed that teens are reckless idiots, and that they don’t …

Almost two-thirds of children worry 'all the time'

<b>At nine, Tom was so worried about not being able to do his class work that he kept running out of the school gates.</b><p>More than once he tried to escape out of a first-floor window, convinced his teacher was criticising him.<p>He is not alone - research among 700 children aged 10 and 11 for the …

Betsy DeVos's Accountability Problem

Her supporters are out to disprove the claim that she is anti-oversight, but key legislation she supported tells a different story.<p>Donald Trump’s pick for education secretary, Betsy DeVos, has proven to be polarizing.<p>Teachers, unions, and public-school advocates have argued that DeVos wants to see …

Why are Dutch kids the happiest in the world?

<b>The secret lies with Dutch parents, whose approach is radically different from that of American parents.</b><p>In 2013, Unicef released a ‘report card’ that …

Forget charter schools and vouchers — here are five business ideas school reformers should adopt

Donald Trump never tires of reminding us that he is a businessman, and in Betsy DeVos, he has nominated a secretary of Education who endorses a business model for improving elementary and secondary schooling. The problem is, it's the wrong model.<p>DeVos' prescriptions include for-profit school …

Running pounds down knee inflammation, says new study

While running for exercise is often lauded for the fact that it aids weight loss, improves cardiovascular and respiratory health and may even help …

Antiinflammatory

Tar Heel heist: How the charter school industry is hijacking public education

<b>(Getty/GlobalStock)</b><p>In North Carolina, public schools are getting a lot less, while charter schools aren’t giving more<p>Jeff Bryant<p>December 5, 2016 7:37pm (UTC)<p><i>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.</i><p>If the American Dream is still alive – the one that includes a good job and a house with a yard, …

Education

A school's "no homework" policy led to kids getting better grades and it's a super inspiring story

In grade school, homework was the bane of our existence. It wasn’t uncommon to glance around to see a classmate working on assignments for other …

Dark matter: What's the matter?

Outlook | Published: 28 September 2016<p>Jeff Hecht<p><i>Nature</i> <b>volume 537</b>, pages S194–S197 (29 September 2016) | Download Citation<p>Subjects<p>Particle …

Dark Matter

Rebuttals to arguments for same-sex marriage

Perhaps no issue is more nerve-wracking today than same-sex marriage. It’s a magnet for controversy, evoking strong reactions from those on either …

Report refutes LGBT ‘born that way’ theory

According to a new report, scientific evidence fails to support the “born that way” theory of sexual orientation. In addition, there is “no evidence” …

Under pressure, Silicon Valley workers turn to LSD microdosing

It's 7am on a sunny Friday in a shared house in the sleepy San Francisco neighbourhood of Richmond. Flatmates buzz in and out of the kitchen as Lily …

Psychedelic Drugs

White Christian America is dying

Robert P. Jones is the founding CEO of the Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI). His new book, “The End of White Christian America,” has been called “quite possibly the most illuminating text for this election year.” He kindly answered some questions about the book via email. Below is a …

Religion

18 Mesmerizing Photos of the Stars

It's official: These are the most beautiful night sky photos of the year.<p>Some photographers shoot celebrity portraits, while others prefer celestial bodies of an entirely different sort. Every year, the Central West Astronomical Society in Australia celebrates those astrophotographers with the CWAS …

Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2016 shortlist - in pictures

Gorgeous galaxies and stunning stars make up this selection of pictures from the shortlisted entries for this year’s Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year award. The winners will be announced on 15 September, and an exhibition of the winning images will be will be displayed in a free …

EdTech Apps and the Future of Education

> EdTech Apps and the Future of Education<p>Views14646<p>The intersection between technological innovations like mobile apps and websites get a ridiculous …

Richard Branson, Elon Musk, Peter Thiel and Other Successful Entrepreneurs' Favorite Interview Questions

The unusual questions these bosses ask to find out what they need to know about prospective employees.<p>Savvy executives know that interview questions like, "What's your biggest strength?" and, "What's your biggest weakness?" aren't as telling as they seem.<p>That's why they steer clear of these cliché …

Employment

Seven Hidden Features On Your iPhone That You May Not Know About

The iPhone has been out since 2007, yet there are still a lot of hidden features many people just don’t know about. Whether it’s calling your …

The One Quality Most People Want From A Leader

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Obama administration to instruct schools to accommodate transgender students

The Obama administration on Friday directed schools across the nation to provide transgender students with access to suitable facilities — including bathrooms and locker rooms — that match their chosen gender identity.<p>The move<b>,</b> which affects all public schools and most colleges and universities …

LGBTQI