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Why Cats Should Teach: Feline Emotional Intelligence Serves Children Better Than Testing
Offbeat  (tags: cats, children, teachers, bonding, intelligence, understanding )

- 2809 days ago -
Our society places much stock in being intelligent and having smart children, which is why schools administer so many different kinds of tests. But over the last decade, educators and parents have seriously challenged such approaches, standardizing tests.
Celebrities Who Were Teachers
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- 3018 days ago -
Many people who started their careers as teachers have since achieved celebrity status as entrepreneurs, businesspeople, singers, writers, or comedians. We now introduce to you five teachers who went on to change the American cultural landscape.
BORN TO BE WILD: New Multimedia Program Inspires Teachers and Students to Stand Up for Tigers
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- 3193 days ago -
The multimedia classroom package, Born to Be Wild: Saving the Majestic Tiger, is designed to teach students in grades 3-9 about animals and the environment, the effects humans have on the natural world, and how people--including children--can work to
Italian School Teaches Dogs to Become Lifeguards
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- 3228 days ago -
They leap from helicopters or speeding boats, bringing aid to swimmers who get into trouble off Italy's popular beaches. For these canine lifeguards, the doggie paddle does just fine. Hundreds of specially trained dogs from Italy's corps of canine
50 Useful Facebook Tips for Teachers
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- 3263 days ago -
The listed tips and tricks in the article illustrate many of the factors they need to keep in mind before opening up an account as well as offer suggestions on ways they can use it to interact with permitted students.
Too Cool for School? Teachers Need to Know Where to Draw the Line (Video)
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- 3407 days ago -
Winnipeg high-school teacher Chrystie Fitchner appears to be accumulating points for "easiness" from students on the website But it's not her grading style that has set them abuzz. graphic lap dance that was performed with another
Language Teachers Alini Brito, Cindy Mauro Caught By Janitor Having Naked Romp in HS Classroom
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- 3486 days ago -
Two female Romance language instructors were tossed out of their Brooklyn high school after being caught "undressed" in an empty classroom, sources told the Daily News Tuesday.
Humane Education- Sowing Seeds Online
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- 3566 days ago -
Are you a teacher? Get inspired! Get connected! Be empowered! Learn new strategies, tools and ideas for teaching about the most important issues of our time, including human rights, animal protection, environmental preservation and media and
Man, 80, Gets Birthday Card From Former Teacher
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- 3858 days ago -
NEW ULM, Minn. (AP) -- Hobart Anderson of New Ulm turned 80 recently and with his birthday came a surprise. He got a birthday card signed by Collette Hartung. She was his teacher - 70 years ago. He says he was very, very surprised.
Berkeley Lab's, Cosmic Ray(Ether,Photons) Detector That Can Be Built By High School Teachers.
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- 3858 days ago -
This detector can be used to measure the rate, energy and direction of cosmic rays. It can also measure how cosmic rays vary with elevation. In addition, it is a valuable tool to teach elementary measurement statistics. This unit is part of Berkeley Lab's
Edna Parker Dies at 115; Former Indiana Teacher Was World's Oldest Person
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- 3862 days ago -
Edna Parker, a former Indiana schoolteacher who was certified as the world's oldest person, died Wednesday at a nursing home in Shelbyville, Ind. She was 115.
25 Teachers Who Drastically Changed the World
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- 4009 days ago -
The teachers in this list have transcended the generations of their students and continue to influence the way we view philosophy, education, politics and humanity. Keep reading for our picks of 25 different teachers who drastically changed the world.
50 Ways to Go Green in the Classroom
Offbeat  (tags: Teachers, Education, Green, Classroom, Teaching )

- 4019 days ago -
Can you think of 50 different ways to go green in your classroom starting this fall? This little cheat sheet will help you and your students make a pact to make more eco-conscious choices and take real steps to saving our planet.

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