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By Zeina Bachir Despite its many health benefits, most of the population doesn’t seem to be eating enough dietary fiber. But why is fiber so important, and how can you make sure you're getting enough? "Fiber aids in the reduction of total and LDL cholesterol by binding to cholesterol in the gastrointestinal tract and moving it out of circulation,” It has also been proven to reduce the body's blood sugar response to...
By Hadeel Al Kamli   As a student, I remember I have always enjoyed classes I had with confident teachers. Confidence gives a greater sense of calmness and approachability to teachers. The way confident teachers handled themselves and the way they interacted with students, made students less resistant, more motivated, and more interested in what the teacher had to say. Whereas, teachers who were loud, moody, and unapproachable...
By Roohi Iqbal Shawl Even the year, 20-20 has brought tremendous change in our values, responsibilities and personality in every person of the world whether rich or poor, black or white in every nook of the world. Amidst these tensions around, life has to carry on with our near and dear ones. These tensions and updates not only bring worries to us but also make us stressed....
Roohi is a Kashmiri by origin, settled in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia since 1998. Worked tirelessly in different international schools teaching students of different nationalities. Lately, worked in Prince Sultan University, Riyadh as a faculty member in the General Science Department teaching Food and Nutrition, Women’s Health, First Aid and Introduction to Physical Health. She is also working as an Associate Supervisor for SAT since 2010....
By Dr. Mohammed Khalaf PhD Living in a pandemic time means searching for creative ways creative thinking requires digging deeply into your mind searching for imagination and coming up with new ideas. In creative thinking, a person builds an alternative world fill with new ideas through penetrating his mind and soul.   Creativity is not only used broadly to refers to coming up with new things but also the expression of...
Zayed Abu Snaineh عادت عجلة كرة القدم للدوران في اسبانيا بعد توقف طويل بسبب الكورونا  وهذه العودة لم تكن بنفس طريقة توقفها في مارس آذار الماضي بل كانت بمدرجاتٍ خاوية ومحاذير صحية عالية وتباعد اجتماعي قد يفيد في تجنيب اللاعبين عدوى المرض القاتل التميز الكبير لليونيل ميسي قد يكون من الأشياء القليلة التي لم تتغير بل عاد بصورةٍ أجمل من الصورة السابقة فقاد البرسا الى انتصارين مهمين على مايوركا وليغانيس وصنع في هاتين المبارتين هدفين...
By Dalia Ibrahim “Thank you”. How many times do you use this sentence a day? What comes to your mind when you say it? Does it come out spontaneously, or do you use it only politely? Are you sure you thanked all those who helped you one day? Did you tell them that without their help you could not have overcome that particular obstacle in your life? Did you made them feel valued and that they made a difference being by your...
ربيع دمج    بعد أسابيع من الإقفال بسبب القيود وحظر التجول بعد انتشار فيروس كورونا في دولة الإمارات، أعلنت حكومة البلاد عودة الحياة إلى طبيعتها مع الاحتفاظ والحرص على ضرورة التباعد الاجتماعي   أخر خطوات عودة الحياة الاقتصادية إلى سابقها هي افتتاح دبي مراكزها التجارية ومرافقها السياحية وبعض الشواطئ العامة والحدائق وصالات الألعاب الرياضية   العودة إلى الحياة الطبيعية تزامن مع توقيف أكثر من 500 ألف عامل...
P.S: I Love you, teacher. By Sara Al Adl When was the last time that you have received a message from a student expressing his/her appreciation for you as a teacher? If not, think about your teaching styles again. It is not about teaching only. It is about a teacher-student relationship. Teacher-student relationship has been a topic for discussion for ages.  I believe that we are not only teaching students but also we...
By Natalia Chambers As the days of what we are calling the “current situation” unfold before us, I am noticing some interesting things about the concept of time.  Like many of us, I am working a full-time job from home, parenting, and trying to take care of business. Still, there are moments where I’m forgetting what day of the week it is. Sleeping and waking at odd hours has become some sort...
The Deal with Pre & Post Workout Meals By Zeina Bachir There are so many schools of thought on when and what we should be eating before and after a workout. In my years of working as a Dietician in Dubai, I've been asked about this topic endlessly.  The most important thing to remember is: Everybody is different. What works for one doesn’t necessarily work for another. What you can do is try out different methods and...
By Inas Adel Why You Should Love Teaching Online! <3    Remote classroom control, online tracking and submission of assignments as well as technical issues; those are only three of the challenges we face every day now as online teachers and educators. However, there are many other reasons why you should appreciate and enjoy teaching online. Due to the maddening homestay and the emotional connection we have with our...