See Ridley Scott?s 1973 Bread Commercial?Voted England?s Favorite Advertisement of All Time
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I have often thought that eating some really serious brown bread is a bit like pushing a bike up a very steep hill, a hill called ?health.? So what a surprise to find that in 2006 a poll of 1,000 Britons voted this 1973 ad for Hovis bread as the Favorite British Commercial of All Time.
The Seeds Of This Year's Christmas Tree Shortage
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The 2008 recession, wildfires and a logging boom have added up to a shortage of Christmas tree seedlings in the Pacific Northwest.
Sometimes It Takes A 'Village' To Help Seniors Stay In Their Homes
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Hundreds of "Villages" have now been created around the country, as a "grassroots movement on the part of older people who did not want to be patronized, isolated, [or] infantilized."
The importance of financial literacy
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Financial and economic literacy is about understanding the importance of making appropriate economic choices on a personal level, as we...
Macmillan Learning Offers Educators Support for Open Education Resources via the Intellus Platform
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New York, New York (PRWEB) December 12, 2017 -- Macmillan Learning has expanded its affordable course offerings with new services available through Intellus
UFT Executive Board Takeaway December 4th, 2017
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Executive Board meetings are getting more interesting, though I'd hesitate to call that a good thing. First of all, Unity is clearly hijac...
Some Useful Chromebook Tips for Teachers and Students
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Free resource of educational web tools, 21st century skills, tips and tutorials on how teachers and students integrate technology into education
Cow In Live Nativity Scene Makes A Break For It
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Maybe Stormy the cow had stage fright — just couldn't take the pressure — who knows — but she took off not once but twice. The second time she was found on the 4th floor of a parking garage.
The ?50 Students Per Classroom? Myth: Detroit Class Sizes Are Normal
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Education News - One constraint on crowded classrooms is a teachers union contract that limits class sizes based on grade level.
Anti-Trumper LaVar Ball?s Personal Brand Takes a Huge Hit
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Education News - the Lakers are limiting LaVar Ball's potential media hogging in order to keep the focus on the players on the court ? and off him.
Teachers Are Ready to End the School-to-Prison Pipeline
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Education News - This isn?t a new epidemic. It is one that is finally getting the broad and needed attention and action it warrants, thanks to youth
To Hit or Not to Hit: Spanking in the African-American Community
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Education News - Republicans are more likely to spank than Democrats. African-Americans are more likely to spank than whites.
A novel solution to an old problem.
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Education News - Today, these bigoted amendments prevent more than 100,000 families in Massachusetts cities with chronically underperforming schools
Harvard sororities vow to defy recruitment ban
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Education News - these sanctions actually force women to choose between the opportunity to have supportive, empowering women-only spaces and
Academic Search for Male Role Models
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Education News - ?The alumni who threaten to collectively withhold their money until the administration addresses racial, sexual and gender inequalities.?
Eanes district won?t participate in TEA special education study
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Education News - Parents of special education students say they were were not notified that the plans were being shared with a private company
The rise of anti-science
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Education News - large sections of the media regularly publish articles promoting ?natural? non-evidence based therapies, such as homeopathy,
Why Sex Education is Essential in Schools
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Education News - Years after a small number of states voted to make their public school sex education curriculums based on abstinence-only, an amazing thing
Mom believes Upstate NY school gave son wrong ADHD prescription on purpose
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Education News - I think they just did it so he can have medication that day and they wouldn't have to deal with his struggles if he didn't get medication."
The Acceleration of Censorship in America
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Education News - American plutocrats are defending themselves by suppressing critical news in the corporate media they own.
Full Quiver Humor: Top 12 Questions Large Families Receive
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I’ve gathered fun Q&A over the years from several quiver full moms. I’m looking at this list from a different perspective today. I was pregnant with my youngest son (#9) when I was 46! My husba…
Pssst?It?s Not Just Students Who Can?t Write ?
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Education News - there is another reason academics don?t have a big audience for their labors. Put simply, they don?t know how to write.
Big changes in requirements to become a special education teacher in California
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Education News - ?Our kids in special ed are doing extremely poorly. The training and credentialing system has been broken for years,?
Annie Leibovitz Teaches Photography in Her First Online Course
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Lennon and Yoko Ono, Dolly Parton and Arnold Schwarzenegger, Barack Obama and family, Bruce Springsteen, Whoopi Goldberg, Bill Gates, Queen Elizabeth II, Lady Gaga: name someone who has risen to the very top of the zeitgeist over the past few decades, and Annie Leibovitz has probably photographed them.
Will You Really Achieve Happiness If You Finally Win the Rat Race? Don?t Answer the Question Until You?ve Watched Steve Cutts? New Animation
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Illustrator Steve Cutts sets his latest animation, 'Happiness,' in a teeming urban environment, with hundreds of near identical cartoon rats standing in for human drudges in an unfulfilling, and not unfamiliar race.
Business Short-Cuts for Improvement
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Education News - While nothing in life accepts a magic-button, one-time-press solution, there are some tricks and tips that can grow your business and improve
The World of Medical Transplants
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Education News - There are so many misconceptions about how organ donorship works. People will say things like, ?I?m afraid the doctors won?t try
Bonding with your Teen on College Road Trips
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Bonding--The Unexpected Perk of College Visits Road Trips We thought you'd enjoy reading this latest blog post that appears on the website Hooray for Moms
Been there, done that? Actually, no.
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Alec Couros shared this on Facebook: Every "new" revolution or trend in education is inevitably accompanied by the critics who wisely note
Parents give children alcohol 'too young'
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Giving youngsters too many takeaways is also criticised as a health risk by the researchers.
First-Degree Murder Charge Against Man Who Drove Into Charlottesville Demonstrators
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James Fields Jr. of Ohio had been facing a second-degree murder charge until the judge upgraded it at a preliminary hearing Thursday. One protester was killed and dozens were injured.
How Artificial Intelligence Is Shaping the Future of Education
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Thanks to advances in AI and machine learning, a slow but steady transformation is coming to education—under the hood.
Enhancing Your Instagram Strategy | Higher Ed Live
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Stories Archive. Stories Highlights. Following Hashtags. Instagram is making some significant changes, and they all add up to major opportunities for those of us in higher ed communications and advancement. In this episode of Advancement Live, Kim Infanti chats with three higher education social media pros from Michigan State, Darmouth College, and SUNY Oswego. All three are using Instagram stories in innovative ways, and they're tracking Instagram analytics to enhance their strategies like neve
The growing Muslim population in Europe
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Education News - The growth in the Muslim population in the Western European nations is going to change those societies. There will be a growing
Brexit: UK in Erasmus student scheme until at least 2020
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Education News - Mrs May said that British students benefitted from studying in the EU while UK universities were a popular choice for European students.
A Handy Visual Featuring Important iPad Skills for Teachers
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Free resource of educational web tools, 21st century skills, tips and tutorials on how teachers and students integrate technology into education
Watch ?Man,? a Short, Thought-Provoking Animation About the Excesses of Modern Civilization
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English animator Steve Cutts has a knack for satirizing the excesses of modern society. Just watch his 2012 short animation 'Man,' and you'll see what I mean.
L.L. Bean will anchor new shopping center in Montgomery
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L.L.Bean will be the anchor store at the Montgomery Promenade, a specialty center set to open in 2019 at the intersection of Route 206 and Route 518. The Maine-based company will occupy 17,000 squa…