Dee Dhara
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Freelance journalist with a special interest in education and culture.

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Video Gaming in Schools to Engage Hard-to-Reach Youngsters

(0) Comments | Posted 18 March 2013 | (16:32)

Video gaming classes could be the key to keeping disengaged youngsters in education and interested in learning, research by Lancaster University has shown.

The investigation, carried out by the university's Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and produced by their senior research fellow Dr Don Passey, found how basing teaching...

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Why Was Comic Artist Jack Kirby Not Acknowledged in Affleck's Argo?

(1) Comments | Posted 6 February 2013 | (16:35)

If you are an avid Jack Kirby fan then you have probably noticed that the recent release of Ben Affleck's film 'Argo' has done very little in terms of crediting Kirby's involvement with the 1979 CIA-Canadian operation portrayed in the film.

This covert rescue mission involved creating a fake film...

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Support for Schools to Help Tackle Cyber-Bullying

(5) Comments | Posted 12 December 2012 | (23:00)

With the ever-increasing use of technology and social media, Childline has discovered that children and young people are being bullied in more ways, more frequently and at a younger age than ever before.

Many schools ban mobile phones and social networking sites, however, the technology a child brings into the...

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