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We have 216 blogposts in the field of Education.

  • A powerful message for parents of ADHD kids

    By on 27 July 2017

    Jessica McCabe is an American actor. She also has Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). As the founder and host of the How To ADHD YouTube channel, Ms. McCabe shares anecdotes and advice about ADHD diagnosis, treatment, and strategies. Last April, she posted...

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  • Marks of violence transformed into billboards

    By on 12 June 2017

    Bullet holes, scattered on the walls of Favela do Muquiço, show that violence is always around the corner in this one of the most violent neighbourhoods in Rio de Janeiro. The area is ignored by the government and law enforcement officers. It...

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  • How can you make #SexEd more effective? Teach it as math!

    By on 29 May 2017

    Here’s an interesting campaign, by McCann Lima for Save the Children Peru. With the participation of schools, teachers, and parents’ groups, the campaign “hacked” the standard word-problems used in math class, by making them all about the challenges of being a...

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  • Archaeologist seeks to #RewriteBC colonial history with altered signs

    By on 4 March 2017

      Canadian archaeologist Joanne Hammond is disappointed with the Province of British Columbia. The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure promised to update provincial point-of-interest signs, but in the end the new signs continued to favour European colonial history while ignoring...

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  • Porn site would rather you get your sex ed elsewhere

    By on 3 March 2017

    The Salt Lake Tribune reports that when the State Legislature of Utah, USA, voted against adopting a comprehensive sex education program (to replace their abstinence-only curriculum) porn site xHamster decided to step in. On the week of February 6, xHamster began redirecting web traffic...

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  • Learning Braille With Bricks

    By on 3 January 2017

    Learning Braille with Lego like bricks is a stunningly simple and appealing idea. Brazilian agency Lew’Lara\TBWA made it a project for the Dorina Nowill Foundation for the Blind. A project because it is more than just a campaign for the...

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  • The right to safe education should be a matter of course, but it isn’t

    By on 26 November 2016

    Safe education is not evident in all countries. In at least 26 countries the recent years schools are attacked or being occupied and converted into military barracks or bases by military forces and armed groups in conflict zones. It endangers...

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  • Swedish Cancer Society squares off with Facebook censorship

    By on 21 October 2016

    It’s a friendly, helpful, and potentially life-saving video using simplified human shapes. What could possibly go wrong? According to The Guardian, Facebook took the video down from the Swedish Cancer Society (Cancerfonden)’s page, citing community guidelines for “offensive” content. I...

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  • Burger King drives home a literacy message at the drive-through

    By on 29 September 2016

    A few years ago, Marc and I had some April Fool’s Day fun with Osocio, pretending that we had been acquired by McDonald’s. For the day, we ran posts about how great McDonald’s was on corporate social responsibility and,...

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  • Canada comes to terms with its racist past

    By on 22 June 2016

    Canada, as a colonial country, has a shamefully racist past with Indigenous peoples. French and then English colonists massacred, cheated, and infected the original people here, taking their land in the 16th, 17th, 18th, and 19th Centuries. But long after the...

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