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|'Paint by Number',‘Paint Bar’,‘Beer & Crayons’|
Camille Gizzarelli, BellaOnline's Art Appreciation Editor
If you are a baby boomer, you may recall one of the hottest phenomena of the 1950s – 'Paint by Number' kits. Today, it is vogue to attend a 'Paint and Drink' party. I’ll explain how you (and a country music singer) can express 'the artist within'.
|Columbus and the Flat Earth Myth|
Mona Evans, BellaOnline's Astronomy Editor
Doesn't everyone know that in the 15th century people thought the Earth was flat? And that brave Christopher Columbus sailed westward from Spain to get to Asia to show that the Earth was round? Once I'd have answered “Yes” to both of these questions, but it turns out that they are myths.
|5 Things Really Great Graduate Students Do|
Nicole Amos, BellaOnline's Graduate School Editor
There are things that some graduate students do that make them stand out from the crowd. From time management to approach to learning, here are some ways you can get the most out of your graduate school experience.
|Making a Change in Behavior|
Celestine A. Jones, BellaOnline's Learning Disabilities Editor
Procrastination is a very powerful. It can make or break a dream. Children with learning disabilities often have trouble getting started with certain things in life because motivation is not present. The effects of procrastination can decrease with simple changes to daily routines.
|May 4 Visitors Center at Kent State University|
Kim Kenney, BellaOnline's Museums Editor
This small museum is far more powerful than museums ten times its size. Situated in the campus building closest to the shootings, it tells the story of May 4, the events leading up to it, and the impact felt afterwards.
|The Importance of Subitizing|
Amy Tradewell, BellaOnline's Preschool Education Editor
Subitizing is being able to automatically identify the quantity of a set of objects without actually counting the objects. This is a very important skill in terms of number sense.
|Firing Teachers Won't Improve U.S. Education|
Maeve Maddox, BellaOnline's School Reform Editor
Judging by responses to a recent NPR report on a lawsuit to make it easier to fire California teachers, many members of the public seem to see public school teachers as a species of self-sacrificing missionaries dedicated to acting as surrogate parents to every child who enters their classroom.
|Site of the month. www.ver-taal.com|
Angeles Fernández, BellaOnline's Spanish Language Editor
Free Spanish resources. www.ver-taal.com offers lots of free Spanish language exercises.
|Special Education Facts|
Celestine A. Jones, BellaOnline's Special Education Editor
All students are entitled to a free and appropriate education. According to the law, children are protected under state law. Students with special needs receive services using the Individualized Education Program.
|2015 Primary Sharing Time Theme|
Brenda Emmett, BellaOnline's Teaching LDS Editor
2015 Primary theme is now available. Here is a general outline for each month.
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