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New treatments restoring sexual pleasure for older women

When the FDA approved Viagra in 1998 to treat erectile dysfunction, it changed the sexual landscape for older men, adding decades to their vitality. Meanwhile, older women with sexual problems brought on by aging were left out in the cold with few places to turn besides hormone therapy, which isn't …

What Every Parent Should Know About Sleep

<i>Learn 11 things about sleep that parents can use to improve health and nighttime routines of their children.</i><p>American kids are winning; unfortunately, what we're taking first place in is sleep deprivation.<p>Many kids and teens aren't getting enough sleep for a variety of reasons. In one large-scale …

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The Only Move You Need for Instant Stress Relief

Calmness and clarity from one simple yoga pose? Yes, please!<p>Welcome to one of my favorite yoga poses! Legs-up-the-Wall is an amazing cure-all posture. It relieves stress, combats insomnia, soothes tired legs, and brings all-over relief to an overworked body and mind. Use this posture anytime you …

Come on over and read the blog. Then stop back over and tell us what things you do to help kids learn to spell their name! I'd love to hear your suggestions. http://making-learning-fun.blogspot.com/2014/11/name-recognition.html

Dear Parent: About THAT kid…

Dear Parent:<p>I know. You’re worried. Every day, your child comes home with a story about THAT kid. The one who is always hitting shoving pinching …

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11 Low-Carb Breakfasts That Will Keep You Full For Hours

Including...yes, pancakes.<p>The struggle is real, especially when it comes to low-carb breakfast options. What can you eat when you’re skipping cereal, oatmeal, pancakes, and toast? A lot, actually. And no, it doesn’t mean eggs on repeat every day.<p>If you’re team protein, try these 11 super-simple …

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Mentally Strong People: The 13 Things They Avoid

<i>Editors’ Note: Following the huge popularity of this post, article source Amy Morin has authored a guest post on exercises to increase mental strength here and Cheryl Conner has interviewed Amy in a Forbes video chat about this article here.</i><p>For all the time executives spend concerned about physical …

How to use AirDrop – iOS 7’s most important new feature for teachers

When Apple announced Airdrop this past June, I knew it would be a great feature for teachers with iPads. A common complaint about iPads in the …

Projects

Last night was our annual Halloween party; the big, loud sweaty one with more than 100 kids and at least as many adults. It's an all-school project …

A Handful of Free iPad Apps for Creating Videos

Even if they haven’t used it, most iPad owners are familiar with iMovie. Many schools buy it for all of the iPads that they distribute to students …

Four privacy settings you should enable in iOS 7 immediately

If you downloaded and installed iOS 7, there are a few privacy settings that are turned off by default that you should enable right away.<p>Data backed …

6 Words You Should Say Today

Very rarely does one sentence have immediate impact on me.<p>Very rarely does one sentence change the way I interact with my family.<p>But this one did. It was not from Henry Thoreau or some renowned child psychologist. It was invaluable feedback from children themselves. And if I've learned anything on …

Parenting

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This Labor Day

(<i>It's become a bit of a tradition for me to re-posted this piece on Labor Day. Have a happy and safe holiday!</i>)<p>It's odd celebrating Labor Day in this …

Science Is Everywhere from Not Just Cute

This week we are focusing on science and what better way to kick it off than talking about what teaching science to young kids looks like with <b>Amanda</b> …

Thinking About Classroom Dojo – Why Not Just Tase Your Kids Instead?

By onAugust 31, 2013 in Classroom Management, Topics in Education<p>I think this is one of the most important issues in education today, and one that …

Teaching Introverts Is Different

by <b>Terry Heick</b><p>As education seeks to improve itself, the focus has been on data, research, and curriculum.<p>The stuff teachers use.<p>There is precious …

Free Resources to Try "Yogic Sleep"

Have you guys heard of “yogic sleep”? It’s a practice that can help with stress, insomnia, anxiety, and more. I’m so excited to try it, wanna do it …

Jumping Through Hoops

Whenever I write posts like the one from last Thursday, in which I rang an alarm bell about the trend of preschools to turn away from traditional …

sometimes I'm a slow learner

And what I actually need to be is a slow teacher.<p>Ok, I'm going to back up - a couple of philosophies.<p><b>Slow food.</b><p>Slow food is an international movement …

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Teachers Guide on The Use of QR Codes in The Classroom

<b>What are QR codes ?</b><br>According to Wikipedia, a QR code is " a specific matrix bar code ( or two-dimensional code ), readable by dedicated QR bar code …

Week In Review - The First Flowers of Spring

Good evening from the Free Technology for Teachers world headquarters in Greenwood, Maine. It's starting to kind of look like spring here, there is …