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Tips for Teachers October 20, 2017

October 20, 2017
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The Easy Way to Make a Better Child

Experts say you cannot be successful in school or on the job without being able to read. Have readers found this statement to be true or not true?

The article states the

Tips for Teachers October 18, 2017

October 18, 2017
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The Next War is Starting in Iraq

The Kurds are an old people who have never had a state of their own. Where do most of them live? [About half of them live in Turkey. Most of the rest live

Tips for Teachers October 16, 2017

October 16, 2017
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America and Iran: Trump’s Foreign Policy Feeds His Base

What is the primary goal of the Iran deal (pact)?

In addition to the U.S., who are the other …

Tips for Teachers October 13, 2017

October 13, 2017
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Your Child’s Blood Pressure Matters

Fewer than one in four children with elevated blood pressure are diagnosed. True or False?

What happens to youngsters with high blood pressure?

Why do …

Tips for Teachers October 11, 2017

October 11, 2017
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Children as Property: Exchanging Children for Money in Yemen

The war in Yemen is not just between fighters supported by Iran and Saudi Arabia. What are the religious sects fighting the Yemen war? [This is also is a war

Tips for Teachers October 6, 2017

October 6, 2017
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Nobel Prize in Physics: Einstein was Right!

Every year the Swiss Academy gives out the Nobel Prizes. What are some of the award categories?

Why do readers think last year’s Nobel …

Tips for Teachers October 4, 2017

October 4, 2017
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Las Vegas, an American Sniper and the American Constitution

The Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution says that Congress cannot pass a law that limits the right of an American to own a gun (firearm). True or false?

Do …

Tips for Teachers October 2, 2017

October 2, 2017
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Dreamers Versus Democrats 

“Do not let the ‘perfect’ be the enemy of the ‘good.’” What do readers think this means?

 Why aren’t dreamers living in the U.S considered …

Tips for Teachers September 29, 2017

September 29, 2017
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Junk Food Sales Slowing in the U.S.A.? Sell to the World 

What is one reason why there is less time to prepare traditional meals?

Today across the world, there are more obese …

Tips for Teachers September 27, 2017

September 27, 2017
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Children are Pawns at the Border

What is America’s policy with regard to children who are brought to the border by smugglers?

What are some of the dangers faced by children …


Your Child’s Blood Pressure Matters

Most kids do not have their blood pressure taken when they go to the doctor. Many of them will have...

Migraine Headaches: Go Away!

Many suffer from migraine headaches. One wrote:

If you’ve never had a migraine, I have two things...

Next Global Challenges: Heart Diseases and Epidemics

Big money may be able to make big things happen. The Bloomberg, Gates and Zuckerberg foundations are getting together. They...

Do Not Argue. Get Some Sleep.

There is an old song that goes:

“Lucky, lucky, lucky me, I’m a lucky son of a...


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