Back to School
Our grand prize of an Apple iPad along with an environmental book library for your home was given away in September.
Studies show that kids who walk to school are able to concentrate better than their peers who take the bus or a car.
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Safe Kids Worldwide highlights seven ways children are getting hit by cars and and offers tips on how to prevent pedestrian accidents.
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How to not get hit by a car when walking.
The college entrance test will undergo an overhaul in the spring, and here's why that matters.
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Students whose parents hover are more likely to be depressed and to engage in risky behaviors.
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Students whose parents hover are more likely to be depressed and to engage in risky behaviors. The kids often cannot handle stress or responsibility. Possibly leading to said behaviors. Cut the cord.
This infographic's info is confusing : ofor course a college student should think and do for themselves but what is the issue with them communicating with parents? What is the issue with a parent looking out for their young child by say role-playing solutions to social issues?
helicopter parenting infographic This will never be me! But I have seen my fair share of this! Let your children grow!
this is crazy, god forbid that I become a "helicopter parent" . I thought we were suppose to raise our children to be loved and teach them to look after themselves as adults. Isn't that the point.
Would you consider yourself a #helicopter parent? #infographic #BESmart
Helpful Infographic on the Many Risks of Helicopter Parenting
Helicopter Parenting and Its Lasting Effects [Infographic]
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Nearly a quarter of what gets dumped into the garbage can at school cafeterias is food.
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What can #schools do to reduce #foodwaste? Infographic from @USDA via @CivilEats http://1.usa.gov/1AQSxos pic.twitter.com/9wjwRL21GH
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“Reducing Food Waste: What Schools Can Do Today” (infographic) (via USDA) (26 August 2014) Highlights the amount of food waste in schools and offers strategies for reducing food waste.
Reducing Food Waste - What Schools Can Do Today USDA's Economic Research Service estimates 31% of the overall food supply at the retail and consumer level went uneaten in the U.S. in 2010. Research shows plate waste now equals plate waste before updated nutrition standards. Scheduling recess before lunch can reduce plate waste by as much as 30% Extending lunch periods from 20 to 30 minutes reduced plate waste by nearly one-third...
Our nation’s schools play an important role in reducing food waste. Click to enlarge.
Here's what schools can do today to take action in reducing food waste.
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Nearly 24 percent of school lunch waste is uneaten food. Longer lunch periods, fewer vending machines and more appealing healthy foods can help.
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Plan to provide Scottish pupils with free school meals. #education
Government axes survey on nutritional value of school meals
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5 great computer security tips for college students #MNNSchool
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Home improvement items every college student should own
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Home improvement items every college student should own, and every high school student should learn how to use. #MNNSchool
Home improvement items every college student should own. #MNNSchool
Become a fan of MNN on Pinterest and win an iPad and environmental books
Become a fan of MNN on Pinterest and win an iPad and environmental books! Simply follows us on Pinterest, repin from our back-to-school board and you could win an iPad and green books.
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Sorry guys-but I really want those books and the hubs wants the ipad! Become a fan of MNN on Pinterest and win an iPad and environmental books! Simply follows us on Pinterest, repin from our back-to-school board and you could win an iPad and green books.
Become a fan of MNN on Pinterest and win an iPad and environmental books! #MNNSchool
How can back-to-school be less wasteful? #MNNSchool
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10 ideas and places to find back to school clothes on the money saving side!
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Keystone Science School elevates education...I want to go to this! #MNNSchool
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Keystone Science School elevates education- great professional development!
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Keystone Science School 6th grade!!
MNN's back-to-school guide
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How to learn while you sleep
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These simple tips on from The Positivity Blog can help you tackle mundane tasks. Some good motivational tips for #freelance writers. How to get the less fun stuff done
Man, we need a nap. Flickr user George Oates compiled this rocking photo gallery of people snoozing away in libraries. Forget beds, we’ll take awkward neck cranes and hard desktops over our beds any day if it means sleep as sweet as what we’re seeing from these pictures.
Find out the cause of your child’s study fatigue before fixing it #parents #study #fatigue #tutors #students http://blog.tutoruniverse.com/student-fatigue/ [Photo Credit: Derivation of original work by umjanedoan]
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How to learn while you sleep...- where was this when i was in school?
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Learning can be fun when you make a game out of it. That premise underlies the decision of an online learning platform to use game mechanics to engage college students. It works by motivating students to join, participate, contribute and share their successes. ( connect teens with this neat resource)
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How gamification technology helps students learn - not just kids, either! I love playing educational games. #MNNSchool
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10 greenest dorms in the world #MNNSchool check out CU in this slideshow! #boulder
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Green dorms. Love it. #MNNSchool
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Green dorm sheets: Don't lose any sleep at night; your green conscience can rest at ease with eco-friendly organic bedding.
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Green dorm sheets: Don't lose any sleep at night; your green conscience can rest at ease with #ecofriendly organic bedding.
Going beyond the dorm: Are you heading off to college? Consider these 15 unique items ranging from bamboo shower caddies to organic cotton sheet sets for eco-minded dorm dwellers.
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Add some green to your workspace and stay organized with a teeny bucket garden! #hammocking, #garden, #plants, #desk, #office, #diy
Good idea for a home office too! Going beyond the dorm: Are you heading off to college? Consider these 15 unique items ranging from bamboo shower caddies to organic cotton sheet sets for eco-minded dorm dwellers.
Handcrafted Mountable Industrial Planter System designed by Eric Trine: For use indoors & out. / http://www.urbangardensweb.com/2012/01/26/industrial-planter-system-hangs-out-indoors-too/
Going beyond the dorm: Are you heading off to college? Consider these 15 unique items ranging from bamboo shower caddies to organic cotton sheet sets for eco-minded dorm dwellers. -- wall organizers
I think this is a good idea regardless of whether you are college bound or not!! Consider these 15 unique items ranging from bamboo shower caddies to organic cotton sheet sets for eco-minded.
Using little tins on the wall as holders frees up some desk space #Office #Organization
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Meet BRAD - the result of a UC Berkeley student's goal to create the most ridiculously automated dorm at school. at www.dailymomentofjoy.com
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Berkeley Freshman Ridiculously Transforms, Automates Dorm Room. I love the Emergency Party Button! :)
Berkeley Freshman Ridiculously Transforms, Automates Dorm Room. Derek clearly needs to download Time to Enjoy - and get out more.
BRAD: Berkeley Ridiculously Automated Dorm - Morning Mode would be very useful...auto blinds and lights? Sounds like a fun project to me
Have you seen this? Check out B.R.A.D. (Berkeley Ridiculously Automated Dorm). We're impressed!
BRAD: Berkeley Ridiculously Automated Dorm- Watch this video to see the coolest dorm ever
'Ridiculously automated' dorm room draws inquiry, online fans #MNNSchool
Berkeley Ridiculously Automated Dorm Room: do not try this at home ;)
That's rad! haha this kid totally lives in my dorm!
Back to School Back to school time. Here's everything you need to know to help your child get classroom ready. Pick the right supplies, transition back into the classroom, and gear up for a great year.
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A ton of useful tips, videos, etc. to help your child transition well into the new school year
The 10 best Math apps for kids
Are American schools too easy? New research finds that the majority of American students don't feel challenged at school.
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Are American schools too easy? New research finds that the majority of American students don't feel challenged at school. #MNNSchool
Bento-box lunches: Jazz up your child's lunch box with cute little bento that are easier to make than you think
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Bento-box lunches: Jazz up your child's lunch box with cute little bento that are easier to make than you think #MNNSchool
Bento-box lunches: Jazz up your child's lunch box with cute little bento that are easier to make than you think ... definitely a lot of work for every day but, for special occasions, these would be FUN to do!!! LOVED the three little pigs video how-to!!!!!!!
Adorable bento box ideas....making lunch fun!
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Adorable Bento Boxes!
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Study finds less than 2 percent of perishables are kept at 'safe' temperatures in kids' packed school lunches.