Evelyn Yeo

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Colin Suttles's answer to What are the most surreal places to visit?

I'd break this question into two parts, (1) naturally surreal places, and (2) man made surreal places.<p><b>(1) NATURALLY SURREAL PLACES</b><br>On the natural …

Teaching students with autism about their learning strengths and weaknesses

Michelle Garcia Winner<p>Email successfully sent<p>Over the years, I observed so many students get upset by the fact they had “autism” or “Asperger’s …

Video: A teen with autism tells you what it's really like

Chanel<p>Email successfully sent<p>close window<p>Chanel is sixteen and has autism. "No one can really understand what's going on in our heads. In this video, …

Standardized tests discriminate against the next Einsteins and Teslas

At 16, Albert Einstein wrote his first scientific paper titled “The Investigation of the State of Aether in Magnetic Fields.” This was the result of his famous <i>gedanken experiment</i> in which he visually imagined chasing after a light beam. The insights he gained from this thought experiment led to the …

Standardized Testing

Adult ADHD: Making the diagnosis

Anorexia

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Asperger’s Students: Coping with the First Year of Public School

Your child with Asperger’s (AS) or High-Functioning Autism (HFA) is starting (or has already started) his or her first year in the public school …

Autism Is Likely Under-Diagnosed in Women Due to Gender Bias

Autism has long been a disorder more commonly seen in men. You’ll often see a ratio thrown around: there are four times as many men with autism than …

Autism Awareness Scandinavia

Meet 5 amazing non-verbal children: www.bit.ly/17JEqRa #1 is an amazing musical performance you CANNOT MISS! SHARE to help raise Autism Awareness!

The Benefits of Being Bilingual

Samuel Beckett, born in a suburb of Dublin in 1906, was a native English speaker. However, in 1946 Beckett decided that he would begin writing …

Bilingual Babes: Teach Your Child A Second Language

The best time to teach your child a second language is the same time she's learning her first one. So vamonos! (Let's go!)<p>Join the Bilingual Bandwagon<p>When Louise Sanders adopted her daughter, Camille, from Panama, she thought it was important to teach her about her heritage. So just before Camille …

Benefits Only Bilinguals Would Know

When was the last time you read a book, or a substantial magazine article? Do your daily reading habits center around tweets, Facebook updates, or …

Alzheimer's Disease

New Study Shows Brain Benefits Of Bilingualism

The largest study so far to ask whether speaking two languages might delay the onset of dementia symptoms in bilingual patients as compared to monolingual patients has reported a robust result. Bilingual patients suffer dementia onset an average of 4.5 years later than those who speak only a single …

Your Mind on Language: How Bilingualism Boosts Your Brain

Language shapes the way we think. Whether we're listening to a persuasive speaker, absorbed in powerful writing, or engaged in a conversation, language can introduce us to new ideas, perspectives, and opportunities.<p>But at a more fundamental level, language might physically alter your mind. …

Study: More Evidence Bilingualism Delays Onset of Dementia

0<p>SHARES<p>It’s very difficult to predict whether we’re going to be afflicted with dementia in our old age. But if that’s the trajectory we’re on, we’d …

Raising Bilingual Children: The First Five Steps to Success

by Christina Bosemark, founder of the Multilingual Children's Association<p>When I was growing up, the only way to raise a truly international child was …

Can children with language impairments learn two languages?

By Lauren Lowry<br>Hanen Certified Speech-Language Pathologist<p>Parents of children with language impairments sometimes wonder about the impact of a second …

Language Learning

Why teaching the mother tongue is important

Mother Tongue Key to World Education Growth

A bilingual approach not only improves educational outcomes in developing countries but could help close achievement gaps in the U.S.<p>A series of …

Webcast: How To Use The GoAnimate For Schools App In Edmodo [Free Download]

Ever wondered how to navigate the GoAnimate for Schools app in Edmodo?<p>Need ideas for how to spice up content in your classroom?<p>Stephanie Schiff, our …

Using Edmodo In Elementary Classrooms

I am always looking for new and innovative ways to enhance my teaching and my classroom. Preferably ways which aren’t too expensive. As an elementary …

10 Tips for Getting Started With Edmodo

<i>This is a guest post from Vance Kite, a science teacher at City of Medicine Academy in Durham, North Carolina. If you are interested in contributing</i> …

Edmodo - Making It Personal with 40+ Apps - Getting Smart by Adam Renfro - education apps

Last November I published a blog on customizing your Edmodo account. Of course, Edmodo is in a constant state of improvement and expansion, so it’s …

Weight loss tactics

image: © NinaMalyna / Fotolia<p><b>Weight loss tactics</b><p>Losing your weight is not an easy task, but it is achievable. A few tricks with controlled diet and …

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10 Foods to Curb Your Appetite

Shares 5K<p>by SkinnyMs.<p>OUR LATEST VIDEOS<p>You want to curb your appetite—but you want to do it in a healthy and natural way. Forget about crazy …