Zombie Minds

Can you be a prophet in your own hometown – where is your Rick Grimes?  Many teachers would be aware of Sir Ken Robinson’s discussions about various educational paradigms. Most would be familiar with Sir Ken talking of education systems as a 19th century invention that was created out of the need to look after

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Sun, skin, scar

Love to bathe in the sun? Then it’s time to check your face, lips, ears, back of your hands, forearms, scalp and neck for these signs Actinic keratosis is a precancerous lesion that can develop into a carcinoma. It normally appears in sun-exposed areas—as opposed to melanomas, which can appear anywhere on the skin. It’s typically

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Passionate About Pets

When man’s best friend gets sick, veterinarians like Dr. Note are the ones who are there to get them back on their paws again. Tell us about yourself. I’m Dr. Surasit Detchom, but you can call me “Dr. Note.” I graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Faculty of Veterinary Science from Chulalongkorn University in Thailand

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Pampering With Purpose

Work out those stress kinks with a traditional Red Dao herbal bath all the while supporting a good cause There are few occasions in life when we can treat ourselves to an hour of pure pampering while feeling we are also doing something good and worthwhile for humanity. However, Dao’s Care, a wellness centre with

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We Are Accredited

International School Saigon Pearl (ISSP) is fully accredited by two of the most prestigious international accreditation agencies in the world: the Council of International Schools (CIS) and the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), effective since July 2018. In a process that has taken 18 months, this is a moment to celebrate a

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Pain Management

When acute or chronic pain drags you down, you’re desperate for relief. Here are a few ways to put out the fire Back, shoulder and neck pains are one of the most common types of pain resulting from repetitive use, poor posture and injuries. Anyone who has had acute or chronic pain understands how debilitating

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Smartphone Dilemma

Coping with and, sometimes, without our phones for a balanced life This morning the alarm clock on my phone woke me up and, as it does every day, a gentle melody tune eased me up from my pillows. I checked my messages, scrolled the news, and cleared my notifications while I had my coffee. I laughed at the messages my family

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Exotic Pets

There are so many aspects to owning and caring for legal exotic pets, you need to be certain about your ability to provide for your pet before you plan to adopt probably more than for any other pet, before you buy a legal exotic animal, you should do a lot of preparation. Small mammals, reptiles and birds

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Go With The Flow

Start talking about menstruation to your daughter early and often It can be hard for a parent to know just when to start talking to their daughters about periods. The time when the period starts can be frightening for a girl, especially if it happens outside the home. In general, it’s a good idea to bring up the subject (in terms

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2+2=?!?!

Math anxiety affects almost half of elementary school students. Spot the symptoms and use these strategies to counteract it  Math anxiety is much more than a dislike for the subject—it’s a real problem for students, one that blocks the brain’s working memory and starts a self-perpetuating cycle of math avoidance, low achievement, and fear. This form of anxiety manifests as early as kindergarten, and nearly

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