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So my amazing daughter, Emma, turned 5 last month, and I had been searching everywhere for new-creative inspiration for her 5yr pictures. I noticed quite a pattern of so many young girls dressing up as beautiful Disney Princesses, no matter where I looked 95% of the “ideas” were the “How to’s” of how to dress your little girl like a Disney Princess. Now don’t get me wrong, I LOVE Disney Princesses, from their beautiful dresses, perfect hair, gorgeous voices and most with ideal love stories in the mix you can’t help but become entranced with the characters. But it got me thinking, they’re just characters, a writers tale of a princess (most before 1998)…an unrealistic fantasy for most girls (Yay Kate Middleton!). It started me thinking about all the REAL women for my daughter to know about and look up too, REAL women who without ever meeting Emma have changed her life for the better. Not just a girl….. » Jaime Moore photography Not just a girl….. » Jaime Moore photography
White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack by Peggy McIntosh White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack by Peggy McIntosh White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack "I was taught to see racism only in individual acts of meanness, not in invisible systems conferring dominance on my group" Peggy McIntosh
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A Better Way to Teach? Any physics professor who thinks that lecturing to first-year students is the best way to teach them about electromagnetic waves can stop reading this item. For everybody else, however, listen up: A new study shows that students learn much better through an active, iterative process that involves working through their misconceptions with fellow students and getting immediate feedback from the instructor. The research, appearing online today in Science, was conducted by a team at the University of British Columbia (UBC), Vancouver, in Canada, led by physics Nobelist Carl Wieman. First at the University of Colorado, Boulder, and now at an eponymous science education initiative at UBC, Wieman has devoted the past decade to improving undergraduate science instruction, using methods that draw upon the latest research in cognitive science, neuroscience, and learning theory. A Better Way to Teach?
Insults - they just don't make them as they used to Insults - they just don't make them as they used to "He has all the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire."Winston Churchill "A modest little person, with much to be modest about."Winston Churchill "I have never killed a man, but I have read many obituaries with great pleasure."
RNS Feature: "Line between divine inspiration and religious insanity is a narrow one"
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Expand Your Mind (CLASSIC LOGIC PROBLEMS) Expand Your Mind (CLASSIC LOGIC PROBLEMS) Melissa and Jessica were working on the computer along with their friends Sandy and Nicole. Suddenly, I heard a crash and then lots of shouts. I rushed in to find out what was going on, finding the computer monitor on the ground, surrounded with broken glass!
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These photos have been around a long time but I have to thank my son for pointing them out to me. They were taken by the legendary Harold Edgerton in the Nevada desert at a range of 7 miles at 1/1,000,000,000th of a second, at night. These 3 pictures show the first 3 milliseconds of an atomic bomb detonation. 1,000,000,000th Of A Second | Yellow Swordfish 1,000,000,000th Of A Second | Yellow Swordfish