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China promotes calligraphy as hand-writing gets sloppy


August 28th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 28 (IANS) China's primary and secondary schools have been ordered to increase calligraphy classes as widespread use of computer keyboard has made children's handwriting "sloppy", the government said.A ... Read more...

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Early intervention may prevent smoking


May 2nd, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 02 (ANI): A School of Nursing professor has shed light on the fact that nicotine addiction can start well before smokers are old enough to legally buy cigarettes.Using data from ... Read more...

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School withdraws free condoms to elementary school students offer


July 1st, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 1 (ANI): The controversy over condoms being given to elementary school students has been put to rest, with the Cape Cod school district Superintendent saying they will not be ... Read more...

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Teachers accused of racism after choosing OJ Simpson, Dennis Rodman as role models


March 5th, 2010 - 3:51 pm ICT by ANI
Los Angeles, Mar. 5 (ANI): Three white teachers were accused of racism and were suspended from a Los Angeles school after they picked OJ Simpson, Dennis Rodman and RuPaul as role ... Read more...

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First Lady Michelle Obama launches campaign for healthier kids


February 10th, 2010 - 12:30 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – First Lady Michelle Obama revealed the launching of a new campaign today that encourages an upbringing of healthier children, the White House announced Tuesday.Let’s Move is ... Read more...

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Diaz helps build garden to mark 9/11 anniversary


September 13th, 2009 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 13 (IANS) Hollywood actress Cameron Diaz spent two hours building flower beds as part of a charity project in Boston to mark the anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist ... Read more...

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Topics on war, genocide difficult to teach younger students


September 9th, 2009 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 9 (ANI): A University of Illinois professor who studies and teaches historical instruction has stated that topics about traumatic events such as war and genocide are better left to older ... Read more...

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Majority of Americans favour sex education in schools


June 20th, 2009 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 20 (ANI): While a majority of Americans are in favour of sex education lessons in schools, nearly a third are against talking about homosexuality.These findings have surfaced following a Fox ... Read more...

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Teachers have greater impact when it comes to raising math scores


December 7th, 2008 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 7 (ANI): When it comes to learning math, teachers have a greater impact than new textbooks or computers, says a new study.The research team from Johns Hopkins University ... Read more...

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Supportive teachers can help beat negative effects of frequent moves in elementary school


November 16th, 2008 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 16 (ANI): Children who change school at the elementary levels often tend to show a dip in academic performance. Researchers suggest that a supportive teacher can help child make ... Read more...

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Pupils eat more whole grains when it’’s gradually added into school lunches


November 9th, 2008 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
!-- NO IMAGE -- Washington, Nov 9 (ANI): Wondering how to encourage your child to eat healthy? Well, the answer lies in a new study from University of Minnesota.Researchers have found that ... Read more...

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Students learn more from group activities than lectures


November 14th, 2007 - 8:33 am ICT by admin
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