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Kick-Starting a Campaign for Better Manners
Offbeat  (tags: Education, Respect, Manners, Employment Opportunities, UK )

Ray
- 42 days ago - bbc.co.uk
There are not many projects about manners and morals that begin with someone being kicked in the leg by a stranger.
The Lost Art of Reading Other People's Handwriting
Offbeat  (tags: Writing, Reading, Education, Art )

Ray
- 80 days ago - bbc.co.uk
There are many things to be learned from deciphering the handwriting of others, says Sarah Dunant - but it's a dying skill.
The Vocabularist: How We Got the Word 'Impeachment'
Offbeat  (tags: Words, Language, Vocabularist, Education )

Ray
- 93 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The debates leading to the impeachment of the president of Brazil has led to stirring political drama, with the English word impeachment emblazoned on many a banner and leaflet, writes Trevor Timpson.
Ask Lawmakers to Demand That Wall Street and the Wealthiest Pay Their Fair Share!
Offbeat  (tags: activists, education, children, world, family, ethics )

Julie
- 117 days ago - educationvotes.nea.org
Education Votes engages, recruits and informs activists in the fight for public education, higher education and strengthening the middle class.
At Success Academy School, a Stumble in Math and a Teacher's Anger on Video
Offbeat  (tags: offbeat, strange, teachers, education, weird, people, Charlotte Dial )

Robert
- 162 days ago - nytimes.com
In the video, a first-grade class sits cross-legged in a circle on a brightly colored rug. One of the girls has been asked to explain to the class how she solved a math problem, but she has gotten confused.
STAND WITH WARREN. SIGN THE PETITION FOR DEBT-FREE COLLEGE.
Offbeat  (tags: freedoms, GoodNews, education, usa, Community College, society, culture )

Beryl
- 176 days ago - act.boldprogressives.org
Will you join over 400,000 Americans standing with Warren? Sign the petition to encourage Senate Democrats to support this legislation as part of a goal of making college truly debt-free at all public colleges and universities~~ Good thinking.
Muslim Women's Segregation in UK Communities Must End - Cameron
Offbeat  (tags: Women, Muslims, Education, Language Lessons, David Cameron, Government, UK )

Ray
- 187 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A £20m fund to help more Muslim women in the UK learn English will make them better able to resist the lure of radicalisation, David Cameron has said.
France Drug Test: Man Left Brain-Dead After Clinical Trial Dies
Offbeat  (tags: culture, dishonesty, education, ethics, media, news, politics, rights, safety, sadness, AlternativeMed, AlternativeMed, death, drugs, ethics, health, healthcare, humans, illness, medicine, news, research, risks, safety, science, society, treatment, study )

Wendy
- 188 days ago - msn.com
A shocking case of misinformation, to frighten people off using cannabis as a pain killer,in my opinion -&- why no public retraction? . The drug that was being trialled is not known, despite reports it was a new cannabinoid-based painkiller.- read on ..
How Well Do You Know Geography?
Offbeat  (tags: education, interesting, fun, geography, oceans, climate, nature )

M
- 205 days ago - playbuzz.com
Think you remember the difference between latitude and longitude? Take this quiz to test your geography knowledge!
Hope for Syrian Children ~ Please Sign Petition
Offbeat  (tags: Syrian refugees, children, education, ethics, protection, society )

Penny
- 230 days ago - aworldatschool.org
One million Syrian children out of school: thatâEUR(TM)s the current statistic from the refugee camps providing emergency shelter to people fleeing the conflict in Syria.
STOP THE CUTS TO THE BBC
Offbeat  (tags: activists, arts, culture, corruption, ethics, education, dishonesty, freedoms, humans, law, media, politics, religion, rights, society, sports, transportation, travel, tv, violence, world, news, celebrity, business, culture, design, ethics, government, hu )

Wendy
- 285 days ago - 38degrees.org.uk
We all know that "Murdoch" wants to run and own all the media in the UK, he will stop the world Broadcasting carried out currently by the BBC, in order to only send his version of the news, Please put listeners& viewers first, not corporate media baron
If the Ocean Dies, We Die!
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, humans, news, society, world, climate-change, animals, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, environment, endangered, globalwarming, habitat, nature, oceans, protection, wildlife, culture, education, ethics, government, AnimalWelfare, conser )

BackSoon
- 293 days ago - ecowatch.com
"Paul Watson" If the ocean dies, we all die. Why? A few people have asked me to explain just why it is that humanity will die if the ocean dies.
Anglo-Saxon House in West Stow to Be Pulled Down
Offbeat  (tags: Education, Property, Construction, Techniques. )

Ray
- 293 days ago - bbc.co.uk
An Anglo-Saxon-style house is to be dismantled so archaeologists can try to learn more about 5th-7th Century construction techniques.
Gigantic Wooden Megaphones Amplify the Sounds of the Forest in Estonia Estonia Wooden Megaphones 6 âEUR" Inhabitat - Sustainable D
Offbeat  (tags: Estonia, sounds of nature, megaphones, creativity with wood, architecture, education )

Barbara
- 297 days ago - inhabitat.com
Gigantic wooden megaphones amplify the sounds of the forest. ...the Interior Architecture Department says, "the three-metre diameter megaphones will operate as a 'bandstand' for the forest around the installation, amplifying the sounds of nature."
Do Children Still Need to Read the Classics of English Literature?
Offbeat  (tags: Education, Schools, Books, English Classic, UK )

Ray
- 301 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Education Secretary Nicky Morgan has called for a return to the classics of English literature in schools, but are they still relevant and appropriate for today's children?
 

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