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Hate Map

All hate groups have beliefs or practices that attack or malign an entire class of people, typically for their immutable characteristics.

Hate Groups

Good news: Chile is going to cover climate change in its curriculum

At the end of last month, the Chilean president, Michelle Bachelet, said that climate change would become an obligatory subject for students to learn …

Climate

Still left behind? Pathways to inclusive education for girls with disabilities

July 12, 2017<p>Almost 15 years ago, Harilyn Rousso asked, “<i>In light of the international commitment to Education for All (EFA), how are girls with</i> …

No one is paying attention to the worst humanitarian crisis since World War II

The never-ending circus that is Donald Trump’s presidency has sucked attention from all kinds of issues that desperately need it, from health-care reform to the creeping expansion of U.S. engagement in Syria. Still, it’s shocking that so little heed is being paid to what the United Nations says is …

South Sudan

Malala Says Educating Girls Is Key to Slowing Climate Change

<i>By Christina Kwauk and Amanda Braga, The Brookings Institution. Originally published here</i><p>Last week, as Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani activist for …

Climate

'Wootube' is the hit YouTube channel that's making math hella fun again

For the past decade or so, there's been a decline in the number of mathematics students in high schools in Australia. But one teacher is giving new life to the subject through his thoroughly engaging YouTube tutorials is Eddie Woo, the man behind WooTube.<p>A teacher at Sydney's Cherrybrook Technology …

Mathematics

As quake-prone Asia urbanises, shoddy construction raises disaster risk

More than half a million people killed, 1.4 million injured, and 80 percent of buildings damaged in Bangladesh’s three largest cities: That’s the …

Earthquakes

Without teacher guidance, all the tech in the world will be quite useless

<i>**The Edvocate is pleased to publish guest posts as way to fuel important conversations surrounding P-20 education in America. The opinions contained</i> …

Education

Fast Facts: Famine Threat Intensifies Across East Africa

20 million<p>Lives endangered by the threat of famine in East Africa. <br>Source: The New York Times<p>4<p>Famines that may break out in East Africa as a result …

East Africa

an interactive documentary - Imagine a School - Unicef

Choose two challenges you faced in school and we'll introduce you to Syrian children in Lebanon who match your selections.

Education

Horror Upon Horror: Gas Attacks Are Killing Syria's Children

This week's gas attacks in Idlib province, in northwest Syria, killed at least 27 children. A further 546 people, including many children, have …

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#ThursdayThoughts: do ALL you can to keep Syria's children safe.<br>This is what they're living through, right now.https://t.co/q7CSSZ6OlO …

Syria

Anatomy of School Bullying

Hallways and stairwells are bullying hot spots, according to a new report from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). In the 2014–15 …

Education

Cyber Bullying: Helping the Bullied, Stopping the Bullies

<b>Introduction</b><p>Children and teens, who are just learning to navigate social relationships, often find themselves in social situations that are fraught …

Internet Safety

Teach Like a Champion on Flipboard

By John Gustafson | John Gustafson created a magazine on Flipboard. “Teach Like a Champion on Flipboard” is available with thousands of other …

Teachers Without Borders

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60 Stunning Photos Of Girls Going To School Around The Globe

Every child deserves an education.<p>Nelson Mandela once said: “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”<p>And it’s true, education is one of the greatest resources the world has to offer. Unfortunately, young girls and women ― half of world's the population ― are …

Education

Yemen at 'point of no return' as conflict leaves almost 7 million close to famine

Governments have been warned they face enduring shame should famine take hold in Yemen, where two-thirds of the population face severe food shortages<p>Aid agencies have warned that Yemen is “at the point of no return” after new figures released by the UN indicated 17 million people are facing severe …

Online tool to track African women in STEM

Tool for tracking mentored students aims to boost girls and women in STEM, seen as key to Africa’s sustainable future.

Women of Color

Refugees in Europe: Then and Now

Seven decades after World War II, refugees fleeing conflict continue to seek safety beyond their homelands.<p>UNICEF’s humanitarian work began in the …

Refugees

Children in crisis

Nearly 50 million children at risk as conflict and disaster engulf 48 countries.<p>From Syria to Yemen and Iraq, from South Sudan to Nigeria, children …

South Sudan

The long-distance learners of Aleppo

<b>Mariam Hammad, despite every adversity of war and hardship, is trying to be a student in Aleppo in the dark heart of Syria's civil war.</b><p>"My city has turned to ruins," she says.<p>Despite being in constant danger, forced out of her home twice by shelling and living without regular supplies of …

Syria

10 Concrete Ways To Take Action Against The Muslim Ban

Do not allow yourself to become desensitized or fatigued.<p>The #MuslimBan is personal for me — as it should be for every soul on the face of planet earth. I will not respond with silence, indifference or hatred; I will respond with love, resistance and power. TEN CONCRETE ACTION ITEMS BELOW.<p>While I …

Muslim Ban

Suddenly, Muslims are America’s pariahs

Officers ‘just following orders’, confused children, fearful parents: with Trump’s vile ban, Islamophobia has finally burst its banks<p>Within minutes of Donald Trump signing his executive order banning the entry of nationals from seven Muslim-majority countries, the horror stories started coming …