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Education Half-truths (20), Miseducation (35), Education Myths (68)
  • Weight Science Going to the Dogs: ASDAH Produces an Animated Video to Clarify Common Myths and Misconceptions (0) May 20, 2015 Redwood City, CA (PRWEB) February 25, 2015 The Association for Size Diversity and Health (ASDAH) is excited to announce the launch of “Poodle Science”, a 3-minute explainer video designed to help the public understand the limitations of the current research on weight and health. “Weight bias so saturates our culture; we take it as ...
  • SIUE Professors Debunk Popular Child Development Myths (0) May 19, 2015 Edwardsville, Ill. (PRWEB) February 25, 2015 Two Southern Illinois University Edwardsville psychology professors are setting the record straight when it comes to common misconceptions related to child development. Myth busters Stephen Hupp, associate professor of psychology in the SIUE School of Education, Health and Human Behavior, and Jeremy Jewell, professor of psychology and clinical child ...
  • Actor Richard Dreyfuss to Help Celebrate 40th Anniversary of “Jaws” on June 14 at Maritime Aquarium (0) May 18, 2015 Norwalk, CT (PRWEB) February 26, 2015 Roy Scheider thought they needed a bigger boat, but The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk certainly does not need a bigger movie screen for a special 40th anniversary presentation of “Jaws” on Sun., June 14 with special guest Richard Dreyfuss. Tickets for the public go on sale at 9:30 a.m. ...
  • Separating Fact from Fiction about Physical Therapy (0) May 17, 2015 West Orange, NJ (PRWEB) March 03, 2015 Getting to the truth of the matter is never more important than when our health and well-being are at stake. So when it comes to physical therapy – which helps people improve their ability to move about pain-free – it’s vital to separate fact from fiction in ...
  • Friends of Science ask NASA to Revise 97% Consensus Statements on Climate Change and Global Warming (0) May 16, 2015 Calgary, Alberta (PRWEB) March 03, 2015 Friends of Science Society is expressing alarm that President Barack Obama’s “Call out the Climate Change Deniers” web-site page is referencing what the Friends say is a non-existent 97% consensus. They have sent a letter to Charles Bolden, Chief Administrator of NASA, asking him to revise this ...
  • Kimbias New Crowdfunding Donor Demographic Report Proves These Campaigns Draw Ideal Donors (0) May 15, 2015 Austin, Texas (PRWEB) March 03, 2015 Kimbia, the leading single-day crowdfunding event platform for nonprofit organizations and higher education institutions, has released their Crowdfunding Donor Demographics Report. The report includes donor demographics from all 2014 Kimbia-powered giving day and crowdfunding events including the industry’s largest events such as Give Local America® which raised $ ...
  • Author To Discuss How Schools and Culture are Unfriendly to Boys-Raising Cain Author Michael Thompson, Ph.D. to Chat at Teachers.Net (0) May 11, 2015 (PRWEB) January 27, 2000 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – January 25, 2000 SAN DIEGO,CA — Michael Thompson, Ph.D., coauthor with Dan Kindlon Of Raising Cain: Protecting the Emotional Life of Boys (Ballantine Books, 1999) will chat online at the Teachers.Net web site on February 23, 2000. The chat session is open to all without pre-registration at http://teachers.net/conference for one ...
  • Wordstock Inc. Pre Poetry Festival Showcase (0) May 10, 2015 (PRWEB) June 14, 2000 WORDSTOCK, INC. “The Write Commodity” FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Youandi Jackman Chief Operations Officer (212) 330- 8012 youandi@wordstockinc.com POETRY FESTIVAL SHOWCASE FEATURES: “WILL POWER” AT HARLEM SCHOOL OF THE ARTS WHERE “THEATER MEETS POETRY” HARLEM, New York, June 5, 2000 – Brooklyn’s largest poetry festival,WORDSTOCK is growing larger than ...
  • Native American Writer Offers Anti-Stereotyping Tips for Teachers in November 2002 Teachers.Net Gazette Oglala Lakota author counters misinformation about Native Americans (0) May 8, 2015 (PRWEB) November 15, 2002 Native American Writer Offers Anti-Stereotyping Tips for Teachers in November 2002 Teachers.Net Gazette Oglala Lakota author counters misinformation about Native Americans SAN DIEGO, CA–Helping teachers avoid the perpetuation of stereotypes is the goal of Diane-Tells-His-Name, member of the Oglala Lakota Nation and author of “Teaching Young Children About Native Americans,” featured ...

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