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Dangers of Contaminated Cannabis A More Creative Approach to Teaching Children
 

Dangers of Contaminated Cannabis

Cannabis has been shown to contain molds, fungi, and bacteria. Studies focused on grow houses seized by drug enforcement agencies have found elevated mold counts during the removal of marijuana plants. Molds have been detected in police drug vaults containing confiscated marijuana. Various bacteria have been linked to marijuana samples, which are likely infected post-harvest during drying and storage. One study found that […]

A More Creative Approach to Teaching Children

A few very famous ways of educating children focus on allowing more creativity instead of the traditionally structured classrooms that are dictated by the pacing set by a teacher or instructor. These systems flip the traditional concept of the classroom on its head. Children engage in learning as a group or on their own as they see […]

Dangers of Contaminated Cannabis

16 December 2013

Cannabis has been shown to contain molds, fungi, and bacteria. Studies focused on grow houses seized by drug enforcement agencies have found elevated mold counts during the removal of marijuana plants. Molds have been detected in police drug vaults containing confiscated marijuana. Various bacteria have been linked to marijuana samples, which are likely infected post-harvest during drying and storage. One study found that […]

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To Pay or Not to Pay (Based on Performance)

06 November 2013

A major issue among educators and administrators alike is performance-based pay. Some argue that it incentivizes teachers to improve while also punishing bad teachers. Other professions, like law and medicine, pay people according to performance, so why not education? Others say that these incentives are skewed and will result in teachers trying to game the system or […]

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A More Creative Approach to Teaching Children

18 September 2013

A few very famous ways of educating children focus on allowing more creativity instead of the traditionally structured classrooms that are dictated by the pacing set by a teacher or instructor. These systems flip the traditional concept of the classroom on its head. Children engage in learning as a group or on their own as they see […]

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The South Korean Edge

13 August 2013

A lot debate has centered on what elements actually make a good school system. Several approaches highlight different factors, but a few international comparisons have brought some new factors to light, especially in South Korea, which scored very high on international comparisons. Teacher training remains high on the list. Training before ever stepping foot into a […]

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Big Business Turns to Lifelong Learning

25 June 2013

Businesses have started applying alternative education methods to their day-to-day operations. The main motivating factor is getting employees to think more creatively and to look at their own positions and at the organization at large in fresh, new ways. Employees in these environments are granted the freedom to attend workshops and classes during the workday as they […]

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The Finnish Approach

05 March 2013

Finland constantly tops the charts when it comes to great school systems. The question remains—why? Part of the answer might be that teachers in Finland are highly trained, paid and respected. But, along with this, they also have more autonomy when it comes to decision making than teachers in many other countries. When they see students […]

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