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Most Parents Do Not Understand Their Children's Asthma Medications, News Study Shows - Nature World News

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Most Parents Do Not Understand Their Children's Asthma Medications, News Study Shows
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The study, published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, suggests that most of the times, parents do not fully understand their health care provider's instruction for the asthma medication of their children. For the study, researchers ...
 

Common Core vs. traditional math: a side-by-side comparison - Newsday

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Common Core vs. traditional math: a side-by-side comparison
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On Friday, April 15, 2016, Sarah and Timothy Schiraldi, students at Dogwood Elementary School in Smithtown, demonstrated how Common Core math problems are solved. Their mother, Dawn, solved the same problems using traditional math techniques.
 

Gifted kids need challenge to succeed - Bowling Green Daily News

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Gifted kids need challenge to succeed
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Although there is no universally accepted definition of what it means to be a gifted student, there is agreement that it refers to students with intelligence above the level of their same-age peers. These "gifted" students need more challenges than ...
 

When Tech Meets Project-Based Learning - EdSurge

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When Tech Meets Project-Based Learning
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Novare PBL Platform: Uses projects, narratives, portfolios, and learning goals to develop authentic, student-based assessments focused on deeper learning. Project management tool; Assessment; PaGamO: An online social gaming platform that enables ...
 

Hacking Allergies: New Devices, Products To Ease Food Allergy Anxiety - WBUR

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Hacking Allergies: New Devices, Products To Ease Food Allergy Anxiety
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Halley Gilbert knew something was seriously wrong when her 6-month-old daughter started projectile vomiting after drinking infant formula. Days later, the reason became clear: The child had life-threatening allergies to dairy, soy, eggs, wheat, tree ...

Parents' smartphones harming children's ability to hold conversation, say teachers - Telegraph.co.uk

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Parents' smartphones harming children's ability to hold conversation, say teachers
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"An agreed definition of what 'school-readiness' means, could be the first step to helping schools, parents and early years practitioners identify what national or localised support is required to meet this growing issue." Gareth Jenkins director of ...

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What to Do If You Find Something Disturbing on Your Teen's Phone - TIME

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What to Do If You Find Something Disturbing on Your Teen's Phone
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And parents are rightly concerned about the possibilities of missteps in the internet age: embarrassing messages and posts kept alive forever, predators and identity thieves, even the threat of criminal prosecution for youthful mistakes. Our children ...

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10 Tips For Safer Social Media Use - DrexelNow (blog)

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10 Tips For Safer Social Media Use
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Denise Agosto, PhD, a professor in the College of Computing and Informatics, studies online behavior on social media and, in honor of ALA's annual observance of Choose Privacy Week, she's offered up 10 tips for safer social media use. “While social ...
 

How to talk to your babysitter about online privacy - Mashable

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How to talk to your babysitter about online privacy
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For some parents, keeping their children off social media is about protecting them from privacy concerns of facial imaging software and data mining. Other parents worry about future backlash, like bullying in school or losing out on future job and ...
 

The Dangers With Coming of Age in a Social Media-Fueled World - ABC News

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The Dangers With Coming of Age in a Social Media-Fueled World
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But those secret apps are just part of the story. In her new book, “American Girls: Social Media and the Secret Lives of Teenagers,” Sales explores the dangers of coming of age in a world ruled by social media. “One of the first conversations that I ...

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