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Wild Leopard Enters School And Attacks Six People

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 02.08.2016 | World

A wild leopard mauled one man and attacked five other people after it entered a school in Bangalore, India, on Sunday. Dramatic footage s...

The Advantage of a Liberal Arts Living Space

Caitlyn McCain | Posted 02.05.2016 | College
Caitlyn McCain

When you enter a liberal arts living space, the people you spend your time with will help you become a well-rounded student and individual. They demonstrate every day how valuable differing perspectives are to your academic and social experience at college.

When Will PE Become Physical Education?

Fred Engh | Posted 02.02.2016 | Education
Fred Engh

Biological factors, inadequate access to healthy foods, a decline in physical activity in schools and the unregulated marketing of fattening foods are among the drivers of a worsening epidemic that requires a coordinated global response, the report said.

How to Respond to "How Will We Use What We Learn In School In The Real World?"

Quora | Posted 02.02.2016 | Education
Quora

What is the best way to answer a student who says, "Why are we learning this? We are never going to use geometry or Shakespeare in the real world"? ...

Hero: a Dog With a Mission!

Christina Pacella | Posted 01.25.2016 | Education
Christina Pacella

In February Hero is going to be one year old. Against all odds he has survived. He eats, drinks, runs, plays and has plenty of friends. But above all this, Hero gives and receives love.

5 Ways To Handle The After-School Meltdown With Style

Dr. Vanessa Lapointe, R. Psych. | Posted 01.19.2016 | Parents
Dr. Vanessa Lapointe, R. Psych.

Think of it this way. Your child's resources have been completely used up by all of that sitting, managing, and missing. And they just plain old have nothing left.

Africa's Education Emergency

Mmanti Umoh | Posted 01.11.2016 | Education
Mmanti Umoh

We all agree that there are schools in Africa, however the challenge is; how much are Africa's children learning in schools? Education is the key to...

Letter From A Sixth Grade Student: How A New Generation Is Fighting Bullying And Mafia In Italy

Christina Pacella | Posted 12.21.2015 | Impact
Christina Pacella

" I want mafia defeated " grade six student On July 13th 2013, during a speech at the United Nations, Nobel Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai said: " ...

School Made 8-Year-Old Change Out Of Her 'Black Girls Rock' Shirt

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 12.15.2015 | Black Voices

WLOX.com - The News for South Mississippi Makiyah-Jae, 8, was forced to change her shirt that read "Black Girls Rock" after the principal at Po...

School Bus Driver Arrested On DUI While Taking 28 Kids Home

AP | Andy Campbell | Posted 12.12.2015 | Crime

NAPA, Calif. (AP) -- Officials say a school bus driver was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving while taking 28 students home in Napa County. Cali...

Teacher Accused Of Leaving Bodily Fluids In Women's Shoes

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 12.07.2015 | Crime

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6 Rules for Student Activity Advisers

Peter Greene | Posted 12.04.2015 | Education
Peter Greene

School activities can be enormously empowering for students, but they can also be an avenue for just wringing the power right out of them, and it is a real challenge for teachers to stay on the path that allows students to find and exercise their own voice.

Rough Day for Your Teen? Give Him a Smooth Finish with Parental Intelligence

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 11.20.2015 | Parents
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

When you understand his mind, then quite naturally solutions will emerge. You don't really know the overarching problem yet. The grades are just the behavior that is sending a message. It is your job to decipher that message. That's using Parental Intelligence.

7 Steps to Foster Teen Motivation

Todd VanDuzer | Posted 11.19.2015 | Parents
Todd VanDuzer

At this point in our lives, you and I have had enough experiences to know what we do and don't like doing. Your teen hasn't had those same experiences or opportunities yet. As a parent, you can help uncover their interests and motivate your teen to accomplish their dream goals in life.

Eighth Grader Writes Heartbreaking Letter About Racism He Faces At School

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 11.16.2015 | Black Voices

Za'Khari Waddy is a young scholar and a leader on his football team. But neither of these accolades could shield him from the racism he faces at scho...

A University Professor Shares Insights About Motherhood and Career

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 11.12.2015 | Parents
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

How do women measure success? Is it by mothering and having a career? How do they carry out both forms of work to their satisfaction? What helps? What hurts?

Recognizing Great High Schools By What They Actually Do

Kevin Welner | Posted 11.11.2015 | Education
Kevin Welner

When schools and communities focus resources and efforts on closing the opportunity gaps, they should be recognized, supported and applauded. They should also serve as models for those who wish to engage in true school improvement.

Recess Is Not a Privilege

Laura Hanby Hudgens | Posted 11.10.2015 | Parents
Laura Hanby Hudgens

Instead of treating recess as an important, in fact crucial, part of a student's day, some schools still act as if recess is a privilege bestowed on well-behaved, compliant students. They use recess as a bargaining tool and withhold it as a form of punishment.

Helping Children Cope With Crisis

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 11.09.2015 | Impact
Marian Wright Edelman

Children desperately need adults to help them process and cope within the violent and uncertain world we have created for them. They also need to see adults working with and for them to create a better, safer nation and world for tomorrow

18 Things to Know Before You Turn 18!

Gabrielle Flank | Posted 11.06.2015 | Teen
Gabrielle Flank

Within the next coming year I will be turning 18. Recently I have been contemplating what it means to be a adult and how an age makes me more qualified and more of an adult than I already am.

Does Your Kid's Media Diet Matter?

Jim Steyer | Posted 11.04.2015 | Media
Jim Steyer

It is no secret that we live in a media-saturated world -- what we don't know enough about, is how different types of media and media content shape our kids decisions, outlook on major life issues and more.

Adults Are the Problem

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 11.01.2015 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

We tell our children to control themselves while slapping and spanking and ejecting them violently in our homes, child care centers, schools, detention facilities and prisons. Adults tell children to be honest while lying and cheating and not to be violent while marketing and glorifying violence.

Young & Entrepreneurial: Why Passion Trumps Grades - Penn Entrepreneur Proves This By Releasing Transcript to the World

David Ongchoco | Posted 11.04.2015 | Business
David Ongchoco

This article is part of the Young & Entrepreneurial series that features young startup founders and entrepreneurs. You can see past features here. To...

The Transgenerational Transmission of Trauma: ... And How are the Children?

Imani Michelle Scott, Ph.D. | Posted 10.29.2015 | Black Voices
Imani Michelle Scott, Ph.D.

America, how are the children? More specifically, how are the African American children? They are troubled. They are confused. They are angry. They have seen too much to live healthy, idyllic or carefree childhoods and they don't have the maturity to make sense of what the world is showing them.

A Teacher's Response to the Spring Valley High Video

Natalie Holm | Posted 10.28.2015 | Education
Natalie Holm

Around year four of my career, something clicked for me. I realized that my job -- teaching mathematics to a room full of teenagers -- isn't actually about me. It isn't about my wonderful lesson plans or my overall pass rate for end-of-course tests.