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|Van Gogh or Wyeth - Is Art Relevant Today?|
Camille Gizzarelli, BellaOnline's Art Appreciation Editor
After returning from a whirlwind weekend in NY - visiting six museums, I observed the reactions of the crowds (and friends at home) on the popularity or (obscurity) of certain artists.
I’ll also discuss a new initiative: 'Art Everywhere' project – bringing art to the public.
|Father Hell - Astronomer|
Mona Evans, BellaOnline's Astronomy Editor
The Moon's Hell crater sounds like the last place a space tourist would ever want to visit. But it's named for 18th century astronomer Father Maximilian Hell, director of the Vienna Observatory. He observed the 1769 Venus transit from Norway's far north, surviving the cold by adopting Sami dress.
|What Is Your Intelligence Strength? |
Patricia Pedraza-Nafziger, BellaOnline's Distance Learning Editor
Throughout your experience as an instructor, you will always have some students who excel in a particular subject with minimal effort while others seem to struggle no matter how hard they try. In 1983, Dr. Howard Gardner of Harvard University identified different intelligences.
|What to do if you do not get into graduate school|
Nicole Amos, BellaOnline's Graduate School Editor
If you have applied to graduate school and did not get in you might be feeling not only disappointed, but also lost as to what to do next. Don’t give up! Explore the possible reasons why you were not accepted and then you can plot a course to move forward.
|Cold War as Reality in Decolonized Asia|
Rebecca Graf, BellaOnline's History Editor
The abrupt and reluctant decolonization of Asia was a major contributor to the tensions of the Cold War in the Far East. The Asian front of the Cold War became a visual representation of the deep and widening United States/Soviet Union conflict.
|Foods For the Mind and Body|
Celestine A. Jones, BellaOnline's Learning Disabilities Editor
People with learning disabilities are faced with the same health problems as anyone else. Food is a link to a healthy body. It is important to eat healthy in order to maintain a healthy lifestyle.
|Math MOOC - Free Online Math Courses - Self-Paced|
Beverly Mackie, BellaOnline's Math Editor
MOOCs are an ideal way to try out a course, college, university or even a new career field. Homeschool families will find them useful too. Click to discover free math courses for all ages.
|Building Exhibition Panels|
Kim Kenney, BellaOnline's Museums Editor
There are many ways to construct exhibition panels in-house for temporary exhibits. Here are three options to consider in your museum.
|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.
Laura Nevin, BellaOnline's Renaissance Editor
How the Printing press changed the Renaissance world?
|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.
Celestine A. Jones, BellaOnline's Special Education Editor
Students in special education often face situations at school that have a lasting negative effect on learning. Students receive special education services in different settings. Physical differences, lack of social skills, and learning disabilities can make some students a target for bullying.
Brenda Emmett, BellaOnline's Teaching LDS Editor
Are you looking for some ideas to get the attention of the kids in your Primary? Here are some tried and true methods for returning their attention back to you.
E D I T O R R E C O M M E N D E D |
Math Board Game - Addition - Subtraction - Time
The two-sided game board reinforces addition and telling time on one side and the other side is for the subtraction game. Each game has its own deck of cards, simple to follow instruction sheet, and offers variations for different learning levels, one on one, and team play.
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Highly recommended product, if you really want to improve your Spanish. While watching the video you have the option to read, in subtitles, the words in Spanish and, if you also chose it, you can read the translation (in English) for it. Simply... ˇGenial!