The device can detect polarized light and takes pictures in bright and shadowy conditions
National School Boards Association Names “20 to Watch” Education Technology Leaders
Professional development and digital citizenship are key themes Alexandria, Va. (March 4, 2016) – The National School Boards Association's (NSBA) Technology Leadership Network (TLN) announces its “20 to Watch” honorees for 2015-2016. These education leaders from across the country are being recognized for their ability to inspire colleagues to explore and embrace innovative technology solutions and instructional strategies that contribute to high-quality learning experiences for all students. Honorees are from: Alabama, California, District of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Michigan, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Texas.
How does the Church Respond to Suicide?
The news of Robin Williams’ death is heartbreaking, as is any news of the death of one of our heroes. Just as was the news of mega-church pastor Rick Warren’s son’s suicide. I can understand Williams…
Religious understanding of transgender issues
The Boy Scouts of America announced on Jan. 30, 2017, that, “Starting today, we will accept and register youth in the Cub and Boy Scout programs based on the…
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Camp Lurecrest is located in beautiful Hickory Nut Gorge, offering access to majestic Rumbling Bald Mountain and scenic Lake Lure Adventure Awaits Unforgettable Whether you are jumping off of our giant floating "Iceberg" or singing songs in our outdoor Chapel, you will never forget your week at Camp Lurecrest Life Changing Recent Christian university studies show that more children are brought to salvation by God’s sovereign grace through a summer camp than through any other venue. Lasting Impression For over 60 years, Camp Lurecrest has been used by God to impact lives for eternity. Tens of thousands of campers have heard about God's great love for them in Christ - weeks they will never forget. Caleb…
The nail art and nail polish industry is expanding thanks for a high grossing market in 2012.
What’s wrong with going to a community college? How two-year colleges can be better than...
The inside track on Washington politics Be the first to know about new stories from PowerPost. Sign up to follow, and we’ll e-mail you free updates as they’re published. You’ll receive free e-mail news updates each time a new story is published. You’re all set! The United States is largely segregated along education lines. Those who went to college usually know mostly other people who went to college, so they tend to think their experience is universal. Yet only three in ten Americans age 25 and older have a bachelor’s degree. Too often and for too many Americans, the word “college” means a four-year degree. The two-year degree gets a bad rap, and so do the community colleges that offer them. That’s especially the case among politicians and parents who themselves hold bachelor’s…
My Advice for High School Graduates: Learn a Trade
In the classic 1960s movie The Graduate, a family friend offers Dustin Hoffman, the recent graduate, one word of advice: “plastics.” My advice for today’s high school graduates: “learn a trade.” Unfortunately, there’s a historic stigma about “voc-ed,” the result of snobbery toward certain occupations.
How to Housetrain an Adult Dog
If you have adopted an adult dog, congratulations! You are one of the lucky people who will find out how rewarding it can be to give a good home to an older dog.