Heather Gonzalez

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Libraries Are Standing on the Front Lines of the Homelessness Crisis in the U.S.

Libraries are increasingly a sanctuary for people who are homeless or mentally ill. We wondered how libraries function on the front lines of social …

Mental Health

6 simple tricks to improve the way you react to stress

As our stress levels increase, our response continues over a long period of time and puts our work effectiveness and health levels at risk.<p>Once we've identified our stressors, it's crucial to learn how to reverse our stress response, writes Elizabeth Scott in her book "8 Keys to Stress …

8 Motivational Quotes To Remind You To Persist

We’ve all been there before, in the deep valley that is the darkest time of our lives. It seems that all hope is gone and we would like to just roll …

3 Rules To Kill Procrastination and Give Life To Action

Motivation is the ability to act to achieve your goal.<p>Successful people have the ability to motivate themselves, but why can they motivate themselves …

Motivation

Your ancestor owned slaves? Don't run from it; tell the kids

<b>(CNN) —</b> When Ben Affleck agreed to take part in the PBS documentary series "Finding Your Roots," he probably never imagined he'd learn that one of his ancestors was a slave owner.<p>In April, the actor admitted via Facebook that he was embarrassed about the discovery and didn't want "any television …

Genealogy

10 New Educational Web Tools for Teachers and Educators

June 2, 2015<br>Today's collection features a list of some useful new educational web tools we have curated from the piles of emails we have received …

Education Technology

Mount Everest isn't the Earth's tallest mountain

The world's tallest mountain technically is not Mount Everest.<p>Mount Everest is the tallest mountain <i>above</i> sea level, but if we're talking sheer height here, base to summit, then the tallest mountain is Mauna Kea on the island of Hawaii.<p>Here's how it breaks down:<p>Everest stands 29,035 feet above sea …

Melting glaciers are revealing the mummified bodies of soldiers, ancient icemen, and long-lost adventurers

Throughout the ages, ice and snow mummified the bodies of those who met their unfortunate end in a glacial snowbank. Take, for instance, frozen bodies that poked through a glacier on Mexico’s highest mountain earlier this year. They are suspected to be two climbers who went missing in 1959.<p>As …

Archaeology

A Beginners Guide To Meditation

Why The Best Reading App Available Today Is Not What You Think

<i>4 Scientific Reasons Paper Is Still Superior to the Screen</i>This is going to sound crazy. After all, I run an <i>online</i> content business. But the best …

Subtext- An Excellent Collaborative Reading App for Students

May 11, 2015<br>Subtext is an excellent iPad app for enhancing students reading skills through engaging them in a variety of interactive and …

Education Technology