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Study Shows Girls Have Always Been Better at School

A new international peer-reviewed study has concluded that over the last century, girls have always outperformed boys to get higher grades in school. The findings, published in the American Psycholog…

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5 Reasons to Love Your Library

Did you know April 13 to April 19 is National Library Week? The American Library Association (ALA) designates this holiday on the second week of every Aprilto celebrate the contributions of libraries…

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Most Teens Have No Sex Education Before Losing Virginity

The number of teens aged 15 to 17 giving birth continues to drop, but that group still delivers 1,700 babies a week in the US, reports NBC News. That's way too many, says the CDC, which thinks part of…

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How Much Homework Crosses the Line?

In a recent piece in The Atlantic, writer Karl Taro Greenfield does his eighth grade daughter's homework for a week and shares his insights into her workload and our overall culture of homework. He…

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6 of the World’s Most Unusual Schools

Millions of children across the world are heading back to school soon, and, though most of them will go to a decidedly boring institution, a lucky few will head to one of these fascinating and unique …

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Teaching Your Family the Power of Mindfulness

Im in the middle of teaching an intimate mindfulness class to several girls all between the ages of seven and nine. So far, it has been nothing less than magnificent, and that is always, always the…

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What Do America’s Teachers Really Make? (Infographic)

America ranks 17th in global education. What many are calling an "education crisis" greatly impacts students, but what about our educators? It's no secret that teachers work long hours in exchange for…

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How Can You Incorporate Mindfulness into Daily Tasks and Activities?

That is a great question, and it allows me the time to ask a couple more questions: Where do thoughts arise from? Can you pinpoint a thought? Where do they go? Does the mind have a border or perime…

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Can a Yoga Ball Help You Learn?

A school in Philadelphia has replaced the chairs in one fifth grade class with yoga balls to help kids focus and learn! The idea behind the switch is basically this: kids have a lot of energy. When t…

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Is Kindness the Key to Happiness and Acceptance for Children?

"I profess the religion of Love, Love is my religion and my faith. ~ Rumi Id like to thank everyone for reading my Celestial Musings Blog this year and want to wish you all a very happy New Year.…

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