06 juillet 2019

Le sextage est lié une vie sexuelle plus active, à la consommation de drogues et à l'anxiété chez les ados

The ConversationLe sextage, soit l'échange de messages à caractère sexuel, de photographies ou de vidéos par l'intermédiaire de dispositifs technologiques, est relativement courant chez les adolescents. En fait, un jeune sur quatre reçoit des sextos et un jeune sur sept en envoie. Plus...

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Doit-on absolument dénoncer publiquement une agression sexuelle?

The ConversationLors d'un panel sur le pouvoir des mouvements sociaux, Tarana Burke a ainsi déclaré qu'il y avait du pouvoir dans le fait de garder le silence. Alors que j'assistais à ce panel, j'ai été particulièrement intriguée par cette affirmation venant de la fondatrice du mouvement #MeToo, mouvement qui a été qualifié d'historique lorsqu'il est devenu viral dans plusieurs pays en octobre 2017. Plus...

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Colorado shooting eerily recalls Columbine massacre

The ConversationThis one took place on May 7 at the STEM School Highlands Ranch – just a few miles from Columbine High School. The high school was the site of a shooting in 1999, which – at the time – was the nation’s worst school shooting in history. It also took place just a couple of weeks after the 20-year anniversary of the Columbine shooting. More...

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7 ways to build your child’s vocabulary

The ConversationIf you want your child to have a rich and fulfilling life, one of the best things you can do is help build your child’s vocabulary. Research shows strong language ability is associated with a number of positive things, including happiness, friendships, connections with family, academic success and a satisfying career. More...

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For many NBA players, finding a better high school was critical to success

The ConversationWhen University of Southern California freshman Kevin Porter, Jr., became a first-round NBA draft pick on June 20, he spoke about the hardships he’d faced. More...

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What is personalized learning and why is it so controversial? 5 questions answered

The ConversationAs one education writer observed, the term has been used to describe “everything from supplemental software programs to whole-school redesigns.” In its most basic form, the goal of personalization is to customize learning to an individual student’s needs by giving the student greater control of the learning. More...

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How the Flint water crisis set students back

The ConversationWhen the Flint water crisis took place in 2014 and 2015, one of my graduate nursing students decided to get involved. More...

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Divorced dads often dissed by schools

The ConversationBy the time Father’s Day takes place, the school year is usually over.
In many ways, that’s an apt metaphor for how divorced fathers – or fathers who don’t live with their children – get treated by their children’s schools. That is, they’re often simply not seen as part of what takes place at school. These fathers are often viewed as irresponsible and uninvolved.
I learned this by talking to 20 fathers as part of my research. I found that divorced fathers, especially those who don’t share a residence with their children over 50% of the time, can find it challenging to remain involved in their children’s academic development. More...

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Flying colors: Researcher reveals hidden world through the eyes of butterflies

The ConversationI am fascinated by the sensory world of animals, which is both similar and different from our world. Butterflies can migrate using ultraviolet polarized light, a feature of sunlight we can’t see, and by sensing the earth’s magnetic fields. More...

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Northern Ireland risks being left behind because children are not required to learn a second language in primary school

The ConversationThe European Union recommends for every citizen to be able to communicate in two languages in addition to their mother tongue – and makes language learning for primary school children a priority. Children in England Scotland and Wales learn a foreign or indigenous language as part of the curriculum. But Northern Ireland is the only part of the UK where primary school pupils do not have to learn another language. More...

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