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Universities must enter the digital age or risk facing irrelevance

(THOMAS LOHNES / GETTY IMAGES)<p><b>The old model of a teacher delivering a one-way message through a lecture is no longer engaging 21st-century students.</b><p><i>This post was co-written with Alex Tapscott.</i><p>If there is one institution due for innovation, it's the university. It's time for a deep debate on how …

Higher Education

Scientists Find 15 Amazing Benefits Of Listening To Music

If you love listening to music, you’re in good company. Charles Darwin once remarked, “If I had my life to live over again, I would have made a rule …

36 Weeks of Innovation for Your Classroom

The last few challenges are especially geared toward real-world problem solving and will hopefully make a dent in those “Tech Problem-solving” stats …

Looking for Spirituality Books Backed By Science? Here are 8 Recommendations

There are so many self-help and spirituality books out there, it can be hard to figure out which ones are going to be useful and which ones not to …

Here Is How to Use PowerPoint to Create Educational Infographics

July 16, 2015<br>Here is an interesting short video from Microsoft in Education showing you how to use PowerPoint 2013 to create educational infographics …

Best books for summer 2015: what to read

We asked novelists and historians to tell us which new book and which classic they’re packing this year. From Ishiguro to Napoleon, here are their selections:<p><b>Alan Johnson</b> <br>A new Kazuo Ishiguro novel is always worth waiting for, which is just as well because The Buried Giant (Faber) is his first in a …

Books

The Great Zen Buddhist Teacher Thich Nhat Hanh on How to Do “Hugging Meditation”

“When we hug, our hearts connect and we know that we are not separate beings.”<p><i>“I embrace you with all my heart,”</i> Albert Camus wrote in his beautiful letter of gratitude to his childhood teacher shortly after winning the Nobel Prize. To embrace one another with our whole hearts is perhaps the …

16 Of The Most Photogenic Hikes On The West Coast

Best coast?

50 Books Worth Reading This Year As Recommended by TED

January 17, 2015<br>Reading is definitely one of the things many have put in their new year’s resolution list. Depending on how you approach the act of …

Education Technology

Why I’m Spiritual *and* Religious.

Why I’m Spiritual *and* Religious.<p>December 14, 2014 by Roger Wolsey<p><b>I’m Spiritual *and* Religious.</b><p>I realize that saying this may be swimming against a …