Teresa Trumble Thomas

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Let It Marinate: The Importance of Reflection and Closing

The discussion was interesting but felt aimless. Some students were interested in the idea of learning deeper messages by reading the myths of …

How Free Play Can Define Kids' Success

“So many of the things that we care about are completely learned through the creative process,” Ginsberg said at an event hosted by the Bay Area …

Twitter Support for Educators and Parents

New Teachers to Twitter (#Nt2T) is now a busy little hashtag loaded with the core values, resources and people expressed above. The team has …

Teaching Adolescents How to Evaluate the Quality of Online Information

So what can you do to more explicitly teach adolescents how to evaluate the quality of online information?<p>Dimensions of Critical Evaluation<p>First, …

Teaching

Teaching Students to Embrace Mistakes

To a teacher, this should be incredibly frustrating. You spend a huge part of your life grading tests, commenting on essays, and providing thoughtful …

Rise and Shine: Five Breakfast Recipes We Can’t Wait to Try

<i>Blueberry Yogurt Multigrain Pancakes via Smitten Kitchen</i><p>Everyone knows breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so why not start a new year and a new day off right with a fresh <b>breakfast recipe</b>? Whether you prefer savory or sweet first thing in the AM, our recipe round-up has something for …

A teen's guide for parents: What never to say about my body

Do I look fat? Is she prettier than me? Is my hair too frizzy? Do I have man shoulders?<p>Your teens may consistently ask you these and other questions about their appearance. In fact, 85 percent of teen girls worry about their appearance frequently and regularly, according to the TODAY/AOL Body Image …

Girls LOVE Sex Too

• Long kisses are beneficial to our circulatory system. When kissing, our pulse rate is quickening up to 110 beats per minute. This is great training …

When Is Teen Misbehavior a Sign of a Serious Problem?

A new study, presented today at the annual meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) found that drug use, in addition to harming academic …

High School

How To Help Prevent Teen Pregnancies Without Shaming Young Women

May marks National Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month, an advocacy push to promote sexual health and address this country’s disproportionately high rate …

Board game aims to get young people talking about health issues

Zones encourages young people to work together to discuss issues and find answers to teen health topics<p>The ways and means by which we communicate have changed rapidly in the last five years.<p>Millennials are the first generation where on and offline worlds have fused. A study by LSE in January this …

Teens Health: Report Shows How Many Consume Daily Fruits And Vegetables, Exercise Regularly

Not enough teens in the U.S. are getting their recommended daily exercise or eating enough fruits and vegetables, according to a new study from government researchers.<p>National Institutes of Health researchers found that fewer than one in three kids between ages 11 and 16 in the U.S. eat fruits and …

Bad Sleep For Teens Could Mean More Sick Days

<i>By Tara Haelle</i><p>Teenagers are famous for having erratic sleeping patterns. But those who aren't getting enough sleep may be setting themselves up for illness.<p>A recent study found that teens were more likely to get sick if they were getting shorter amounts of sleep each night.<p>The study involved a …

Susan Sontag on Beauty vs. Interestingness

<i>“Attitudes toward beauty are entwined with our deepest conflicts surrounding flesh and spirit,”</i> Harvard’s Nancy Etcoff wrote in her fantastic meditation on the psychology of beauty. Indeed, beauty is a complex beast surrounded by our equally complex attitudes, and who better to tease those …

Ad of the Day: Dove’s ‘Beauty Patch’ Seeks to Empower Women by Fooling Them

Dove has long shown an impressive ability to have it both ways: encouraging women to respect their natural beauty while also selling them a litany of …

Boiling Down That French Sense of Je Ne Sais Quoi

Of all the beauty ideals in the world, this one continues to inspire. Is it something in the water?<p>I'M A FRENCH WOMAN. This can be an intimidating idea—to me. You know, so many things are said about us: that we're stylish, beautiful, skinny, and great mothers. There is a whole category of books …