A Special Place for Thanksgiving

The most severely disabled students in Boston and their families have a special place for Thanksgiving. The Carter School has transformed the lives of many, and the families look forward each year to giving thanks for the school that affirms what students can do,...

Good Food, Conversation, and Thanksgiving

A diverse group of people gathered together for good food, conversation, and Thanksgiving. “It was like the United Nations,” said Debbie Cortellini, president of the Plymouth-Canton Community Literacy Council. 18 cultures were represented in a literacy council...

Improve Teen Memory with Mindfulness Meditation

It may be possible to improve teen memory with mindfulness meditation, according to the results of a recent study. “These results are consistent with a growing body of research in adults that has found mindfulness meditation to be a helpful tool for enhancing working...

Lasting Harm Caused By Teasing Girls About Weight

A new study suggest that there is lasting harm caused by teasing girls about weight which may lead to an increased risk of eating disorders. “Weight status may be a more sensitive issue for children who are overweight or obese, and being teased about it may...

STEM League Brings Students Together for Competition

In Northern New Jersey, a STEM League brings students together for competition much as athletic leagues do. Using soda chargers, students responded to a challenge to make armor for an egg and then fire projectiles at it. Cardboard constructions cradled the eggs for...