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Reading can connect incarcerated parents and their children

James Pond is the president of the Governor’s Early Literacy Foundation in Tennessee. My dad went to jail for business-related crimes when I was 14, right in the middle of teaching me to operate a shift lever. My brother was 11 and my sister was 7. Imagine learning what the accusation meant because you saw […]

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Cultivate empathy inspiring healthcare professionals

Cultivate Empathy: Inspiring Healthcare Professionals to Communicate More Effectively is unique in several ways compared to other communication books. It promotes empathy as a necessary skill and describes the crucial components of empathy exemplified by science, theoretical knowledge and lived experiences. For example, the definition of empathy incorporates recent scientific evidence from social neuroscience and […]

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PBS Books, USA TODAY and Muhammad Ali Center Present Live Virtual Event in Honor of Ali’s 80th Birthday

Watch this nationwide virtual event Wednesday (January 12) at 8 p.m. ETon the PBS Books Facebook Page Although Muhammad Ali is universally revered as the Greatest of All Time (or GOAT) for his exploits in the boxing ring, he has also become a champion of humanity through his commitment to serve outside the ring. The […]

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environmental education as a response to the crisis

Why do we disconnect from nature? Why do we support consumer practices that take us away from reality? Why do we build huge buildings and destroy natural areas? Why don’t we explore these spaces, why don’t we know? Why not put your hands in the earth, plant trees, compost and produce healthy food without poisons? […]

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Mississippi students hit the books during pandemic, report says

IN THE CLASSROOM. IT WAS AUSY THURSDAY MORNING WHEN PARENTS LEAVE THEIR STUDENTS HERE AT OBAMA ELEMENTARY BACK TO SCHOOL AT A TIME WHEN PRECAUTIONS REMAIN SAFE, BUT ALSO THE STATE CONTINUES TO BUILD A CONTINUOUS INCREASE. ARE WE CONTINUING OUR SANITATION EFFORTS AND IT IS FROM OUR BUILDINGS OUR HIGH TRAFFIC ZONES A CHANGE […]

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Do we want to live in a meritocracy? | Policy books

The double shock of Donald Trump’s election and Leave’s referendum victory in 2016 prompted political commentators to rush for an explanation. Much of the blame was placed on members of a smug liberal elite, who had become so convinced of their own status and opinions that they ignored the growing discontent of their fellow citizens. […]

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Fabi’s Corner, a book exchange in Nicaragua

Photo: EFE From 100% Noticias, By EFE HAVANA TIMES – El Rincón de Fabi (Fabi’s Corner) is a reading promotion platform to attract new readers to Nicaragua. Last Saturday, he organized his first book exchange of the year, because, according to its promoter, journalist Fabiola Tercero, “knowledge must circulate”. Various works of foreign and Nicaraguan […]

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The Foundation for Agriculture announces the 15th “Book of the Year”

The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture presented its 15th “Book of the Year” award to author Kiki Thorpe for “How to Grow a Monster.” The award was presented at the 103rd American Farm Bureau Federation convention. “How to Grow a Monster” explores the theme of designer gardening and includes a gardening-related activity for young […]

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SRTC Foundation awards over $ 50,000 in scholarships | Education

For the spring semester 2022, which begins January 6, 2022, the Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) Foundation has awarded scholarships to 79 students for a total of $ 50,250. These funds help students cover education related costs such as tuition, fees, books, classroom and lab supplies, etc. Students who received scholarships were: Aubrey Wood from […]

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Young People First: Coping With A Cancer Diagnosis | Lifestyles

While I was a social worker for Youth First, I worked with many students affected by cancer. This school year was no exception, as I myself was diagnosed with breast cancer in July 2021. Here are some ideas that you may find helpful in coping with a cancer diagnosis. When you first learn of a […]