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6 effective ways to stop bullying and teach kindness to kids How do you teach kindness, acceptance and empathy to kids? We asked TED-Ed Innovative Educators to share their favorite ways to promote inclusive and positive social interaction in the classroom. Below, 6 effective ways to stop bullying and teach kindness to kids. To combat bullying, show the ‘To This Day’ animated video. “I like this video because it relates to both poetry and bullying, and the strong animated images move at the same pace as Shane Koyczan’s poem,” says high school English teacher Evanthia Poyiatzi. 40 more maps that explain the world Maps seemed to be everywhere in 2013, a trend I like to think we encouraged along with August's 40 maps that explain the world. Maps can be a remarkably powerful tool for understanding the world and how it works, but they show only what you ask them to. You might consider this, then, a collection of maps meant to inspire your inner map nerd. I've searched far and wide for maps that can reveal and surprise and inform in ways that the daily headlines might not, with a careful eye for sourcing and detail. I've included a link for more information on just about every one. Enjoy.

Build Your Own Neighborhood With These Printouts This week we wanted to highlight all of the amazing house printables that are available for you to download, print, and recreate. These homes are a great introduction to paper toys, whether for you or your kids. I’ve seen some amazing shelf or mantel displays using houses like these, so line them up in a row for some quirky modern décor. The World Factbook The Office of Public Affairs (OPA) is the single point of contact for all inquiries about the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). We read every letter, fax, or e-mail we receive, and we will convey your comments to CIA officials outside OPA as appropriate. However, with limited staff and resources, we simply cannot respond to all who write to us. Contact Information

Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Foreign Governments The Central Intelligence Agency publishes and updates the online directory of Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Foreign Governments weekly. The directory is intended to be used primarily as a reference aid and includes as many governments of the world as is considered practical, some of them not officially recognized by the United States. Regimes with which the United States has no diplomatic exchanges are indicated by the initials NDE. Governments are listed in alphabetical order according to the most commonly used version of each country's name. Growth Mindset resource and Why do kids need to learn to struggle? As adults we all know the most rewarding experiences in life often involve significant struggle and sacrifice at some stage. Personally the greatest joys in my life have all come with some form of struggle…

40 Maps That Will Help You Make Sense of the World If you’re a visual learner like myself, then you know maps, charts and infographics can really help bring data and information to life. Maps can make a point resonate with readers and this collection aims to do just that. Hopefully some of these maps will surprise you and you’ll learn something new. A few are important to know, some interpret and display data in a beautiful or creative way, and a few may even make you chuckle or shake your head.

10 corporations which control everything we buy Today, practically everything that you buy in the shops is produced by 10 transnational corporations. Whether it’s Mars or Snickers, Sprite or Fanta — whatever you choose, your money goes to the same people. Take a look below to see who the market really belongs to.

Urbanisation and the rise of the city A SciDev.Net project Interactive by Kiln Additional research by Jerry Redfern Population data from UN World Urbanisation Prospects Development data from US Demographic & Health Surverys Republishing this piece Country Rankings 2016 - Country comparisons, Economy, Geography, Climate, Natural Resources, Current Issues, International Agreements, Population, Social Statistics, Flags, Maps, Political System NON-CIA RANKS NOTE: The rankings in this catecory, "NON-CIA RANKS", are not derived from the current world fact book. Consequently some are not based on current data. In certain cases current data is not available. For example, the World Health Organization's ranking of the world's health systems was last produced in 2000, and the WHO no longer produces such a ranking table, because of the complexity of the task. Most country rankings in the main categories, Population, Geography, Economy, Transportation| Communications, Military, Government are derived from the current CIA world factbook.

Friendship Unit - How To Lose All Your Friends {If you're looking to do a unit about friendship and community, here are a few kinder-tested activities that we know will be a hit in the classroom!} Nancy Carlson's How To Lose All Your Friends makes a great addition to your community/friendship lesson plans. With it's humorous drawings and witty prose, your kiddos are sure to relate to the story, recognizing the marks of bratty behavior and reviewing how not to be a friend! We think it would be a great idea to add a visual demonstration when presenting the story.

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