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Keep your Children Safe Online

Keep your Children Safe Online

This recently published comprehensive guide to internet safety is very useful. Founded in 2017, Pixel Privacy is a small team of privacy enthusiasts who work remotely from the US, Mexico and Australia. Their online privacy guides help hundreds of thousands of people...

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Alcohol Link to Cancer

Alcohol Link to Cancer

Even mild to moderate drinking poses risk of developing the disease, WHO researchers say.   The findings are part of a modelling study from the World Health Organization’s International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) published in the journal Lancet Oncology.  ...

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A lesson on fate

A lesson on fate

One's fate is in your control! INVICTUS By William Ernest Henley, 1875 Out of the night that covers me Black as the pit from pole to pole, I thank whatever gods may be For my unconquerable soul. In the fell clutch of circumstance, I have not winced nor cried aloud....

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Research for Today’s Educators

Research for Today’s Educators

Relevant research for today's educators from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Usable Knowledge makes education research accessible to teachers, education leaders, and parents. Sign up for the Usable Knowledge newsletter. In the complex world of education HGSE...

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Building Resilience

Building Resilience

I found some excellent resources on building resilience on the American Psychological Association website. We all face stresses in our lives. Resilience is a quality that we need to understand so that obstacles can be overcome. The APA provides a road map on how to...

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What I Was Taught as an Educator

What I Was Taught as an Educator

Throughout my career, I discovered teachers learn just as much from students as students learn from us. Anthony Caruso wrote this inspiring first person account well worth a read. The written student responses are taken from exit cards after a question is posed at the...

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We are our Choices

We are our Choices

French existentialist Jean-Paul Sartre wrote some of his most influential work including a theatrical drama about Christmas while he spent nine months as a prisoner of war in Stalag 12 in Nice and acknowledged, possibly for the first time, the full meaning and broader...

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10 Tips for Teaching Your Kids Mindfulness

10 Tips for Teaching Your Kids Mindfulness

EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique or ’Tapping’) is a powerful modality, with lots of research, that helps with all kinds of conditions/situations. In this example it is anxiety and fear. Nick Ortner provides a simple tool that is taught to kids in many schools. All...

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