Entertainment

‘A Thousand Mirrors’ Shows Two Views Of One Long, Brutal War

In her new novel, Island of a Thousand Mirrors, Sri Lankan-American author Nayomi Munaweera shows the decades-long Sri Lankan civil war from the perspective of two girls who witness the horror.

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August 31, 2014 | Leave a Comment


Money

Back to School: Where to Find Financial Literacy Curriculum

One of the questions we frequently get from teachers new to financial literacy is where do I find curriculum and resources?

There are a number of websites and organizations out there that can help you find curriculum and resources for your classroom, below are a few of our favorites.

Financial Education Public Private Partnership (FEPPP)
The Washington Financial Education Public Private

August 21, 2014 | Leave a Comment


Politics

Guantanamo Defense Lawyer Resigns, Says U.S. Case Is ‘Stacked’

One of the lawyers for self-proclaimed Sept. 11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed resigned from the Army last week. He tells NPR the government is putting on a “show trial.”

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August 31, 2014 | Leave a Comment


Technology

Our Use Of Little Words Can, Uh, Reveal Hidden Interests

When we talk, we focus on the “content” words — the ones that convey information. But the tiny words that tie our sentences together have a lot to say about power and relationships.

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September 1, 2014 | Leave a Comment