When tornadoes touched down in Oklahoma this past week, teachers risked their own lives as they protected their students from harm. Yet, every day, thousands of ordinary teachers quietly help children cope with problems such as poverty, family violence and abuse. That's why teachers a...
We are making great strides against homophobia in this country, but there are places where folks still have a lot to learn
Nebuchadnezzar - King of Babylonia - had been the man responsible for the construction of the fabled Hanging Gardens of Babylon, but it turns out that these gardens, if they ever existed, may actually have been sited over 300 miles away from the iconic city.
Oldest object of the gum-like variety, a 9,000-year-old piece of honey-sweetened resin, containing the marks of teeth, from a teenage humanoid, apparently, was found in 1993 in Sweden.
Their work is not aimed at taking sides in the religion and atheism debate, aiming instead to highlight that understanding religion in humans requires accommodating the fact of there being believers and non-believers in vast numbers.
The scroll was discovered in East Farleigh, in England, buried amongst the wall fillings of what might have been a 3rd or 4th Century AD temple, made of a 2.3in by 3.9-inch lead tablet which had been inscribed, in the manner of Greek and Roman world black magic curses.
When I was a little kid we played "Cops and Robbers" and "Cowboys and Indians" all the time. But today, if you're in elementary school and you do that you'll be in a mess of trouble.
This is basically my college experience and the fallibility of the English Placement Test and the absurdity of requirements. Noam Chomsky lends his voice in support of my perspective.
At a time when the folks at the NRA are calling for teachers to carry arms, an approach diametrically opposed to what the gun nuts are advocating is working wonders at a K-8 school in Massachusetts.
In the "don't think for yourself" and "don't be curious" category, a high school honor student in Florida faces felony charges for messing up a science project.
Australia the smallest country and continent in the world. It is very much famous for its beaches,kangaroo and finger licking sea food and most of us doesn't know is the haunted horror of Australia. A mental asylum in Beechworth was once once of the biggest mental asylum and now home ...
This 4,500 year-old - and thus at least 1,000 years earlier than any other yet found - port structure helped extend the domain of the iconic pharoah, in the shipping of copper and other minerals to the rest of the Mediterranean world.
In some public schools in America, there is no longer any such thing as separation of church and state.
Soon after the rescue, some cruel rumours had it that he had entered the lifeboat dressed as a woman, and several different accounts were aired, though he always maintained that Lady Astor, on lifeboat 14, had pleaded with the sailors to pluck him from the water
Hollywood actress Angelina jolie opened a school for Girls in Afghnistan though her education partnership establishement near Kabul