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Empathy Is Tough to Teach, But Is One Of the Most Important Life Lessons

Dr. Brené Brown has become famous for her speaking and writing about vulnerability, worthiness, shame and the other important emotions running …

37 Books With Plot Twists That Will Blow Your Mind

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Why Listening to Podcasts Helps Kids Improve Reading Skills

English teacher Michael Godsey is an early adopter of podcasts as a teaching tool in his high school. At first he used episodes of <i>This American Life</i> …

Inspired By Serial, Teens Create Podcasts As A Final Exam

In the months leading up to the final exam, 10th grade teacher Alexa Schlechter struggled. She’s an English teacher — an educator of stories told …

Why Kindergarten Is The New First Grade

"What are some of the things that the monsters like to eat in this story?" teacher Marisa McGee asks a trio of girls sitting at her table.<p>McGee teaches kindergarten at Walker Jones Elementary in Washington, D.C. Today's lesson: a close reading of the book <i>What Do Monsters Eat?</i><p>"They like to eat …

Who Helps Kids With Dyslexia Gain Reading Fluency?

When Martha Youman was starting out as a second-grade teacher, every Friday she would stay late after school to make what she called “seat work” for …

Warren Jeffs' Children Open Up About Alleged Sexual Abuse, Reveal What Life is Like in FLDS

Roy and Becky Jeffs – both adult children of the FLDS leader Warren Jeffs – opened up about their lives as former members of the church during CNN’s</i> …

Who Are The 'Gifted And Talented' And What Do They Need?

Ron Turiello's daughter, Grace, seemed unusually alert even as a newborn.<p>At 7 months or so, she showed an interest in categorizing objects: She'd take a drawing of an elephant in a picture book, say, and match it to a stuffed elephant and a realistic plastic elephant.<p>At 5 or 6 years old, when …

Education

Psychology: A simple trick to improve your memory

Want to enhance your memory for facts? Tom Stafford explains a counterintuitive method for retaining information.<p>If I asked you to sit down and remember a list of phone numbers or a series of facts, how would you go about it? There’s a fair chance that you’d be doing it wrong.<p>One of the interesting …

High School

Course Notes for Intro to Microbiology

Mom's Lifetime Risk of Death from Pregnancy Jumps 50%

For women in the United States, the lifetime risk of dying from a pregnancy-related cause has increased 50 percent over the last 15 years, according …

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