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Harrison Roach Glides in “Moon Tide”

If you've ever needed motivation to just pack up and go, this short will help<p>Multi-dimensional wave slider Harrison Roach finds solitude along an …

Aquatic Sports

The 4 Types of Problem-Solvers (and Why Knowing Which One You Are Will Make You More Successful)

There is more to motivation than ambition and work ethic. Learn how to recognize and maximize key drivers for business success.<p>Entrepreneurs are typically highly motivated individuals. Driven and ambitious, they see the reward in taking less predictable approaches and embracing routines that stray …

Self-improvement

Hacking the Classroom: Beyond Design Thinking

Hacking the Classroom: Beyond Design Thinking<p>Design Thinking is trending is some educational circles. Edutopia recently ran a design thinking for …

What career do teens want? ‘I don’t know,’ many say

U.S. teens are losing interest in the careers of the future -- science, technology, mathematics and engineering -- but many are simply saying "I don't know" when it comes to what they want to be when they grow up, a new study shows.<p>The study comes as educators, the federal government and businesses …

Three Ways You Can Harness Personalized Learning to Promote a Growth Mindset

If you’ve spent time instituting Stanford professor Carol Dweck’s work on mindsets in your classroom, you know that having a growth mindset is all …

Teaching

Here's Why the '10,000-Hour Rule' Is All Wrong

If you put 10,000 hours of practice into something, you can become an expert — right?<p>That “10,000-hour rule” has wormed its way into popular …

The 14 Most Important Interfaces Of 2017

Detect algorithmic racism. Redesign your commute. Hide that photo of your beer bong from a future employer. It’s all in a day’s work for the UI of 2017.<p>We went on and on about new smartphones and stunning new buildings this year, but many of the best designs of 2017 were actually hidden in the …

How IBM is Training Its Workforce to Think Like Designers

To win in the age of cognitive computing and cybersecurity, the venerable tech giant is betting big on design thinking. How big? It now boasts the …

How a new design process helps communities create their own health programs

The Raising Places initiative puts community voices and design thinking at the center of a new approach to community wellbeing<p>It would seem that, by definition, social services and community health programs help the neighborhoods where they operate.<p>But talk to community leaders on the ground, like …

Nonprofits

How Is Design Transforming Education?

The Core77 Design Awards Design Education Initiative category hopes to showcase the best education programs utilizing design thinking<p><i>In conjunction</i> …

Keeping Up With… Design Thinking

This edition of <i>Keeping Up With..</i>. was written by Ryne Leuzinger, Gina Kessler Lee, and Irene Korber.<p>Ryne Leuzinger is a Research and Instruction …

Design Thinking

Jump-start your inspiration with The Game of Creativity

Where do you turn to for creative inspiration? Some creatives use inspirational apps to get the juices flowing, online tools such as Pinterest, …

Creativity

How to Design Cities for Children

A billion kids are now growing up in urban areas. But not all cities are planned with their needs in mind.<p>There’s a device called the Mosquito that emits an annoying sound at a very high frequency—so high that only young people can hear it. It’s marketed by its manufacturers as a means of …

Urban Design

'Suddenly it was total mayhem': Australian inventors celebrate success of revolutionary bee hive

Three years ago, a father and son in Australia finally unveiled a device they had spent a decade inventing: a beehive that releases honey via a tap, without needing to handle the bees.<p>The pair, Stuart and Cedar Anderson, who live in the hinterland near Byron Bay in eastern Australia, an area …

Ecology

7 Easy Steps to Stretch Your Child's Imagination

<b>7 Easy Steps to Stretch Your Child’s Imagination</b> will help you find ways for your children to enhance their creative power.<p>“There are no rules of …

Kids

Project-Based Learning: STEM to STEAM

In 2002, a school district in Goleta, California, attempted an experiment. They introduced DPEA, the Dos Pueblos Engineering Academy, a program …

Education Technology

Top 10 PBL News Stories | Blog | Project Based Learning

February 9, 2018<br>Top 10 PBL News Stories<p>Here are some articles, blog posts, research studies, and other resources I’ve recently run across that relate …

Pedagogy

Is your child at risk of brain injury from playing football or rugby?

Despite increasing concern about the long-term risk of dementia and other problems from heading a ball or tackling, children are still playing contact sports. Should you play it safe and stop them?<p>I love to watch my daughter play football, but when she heads the ball, I feel a surge of pride (she …

Kinesiology

We Bet You Didn’t Know These Microsoft Word Features (or Forgot About Them)

If you use Microsoft Word regularly, then you probably use the same features over and over. You might be quite familiar with mail merge, the drawing …

Desmos, OneNote & Replay

So when I was visiting Anna in Edinburgh during March Break, she showed me how she used Password-Protected OneNote sections within the OneNote …

Mark! Kick! Tackle! The reality of fast-tracking women into elite AFL

The Australian Rules Football Women’s (AFLW) season is upon us for 2018, and will feature an expanded pool of talented female athletes battling it …

Women's Sports

Who Gets The Gym?!

When a couple breaks up, there are some unstated rules that apply, at least I thought they were, but life has taught me never to assume anything. I …

Bipolar Disorder

These 3 Words Will Make You a Time Management Expert

The lazy person's guide to time management..<p>For many of us, time management feels like a magical key to success. We have a to-do list that grows faster than we can work. We invest in systems, books and planners, all in hopes of mastering our time. If we could only find the right trick to stay on …

Time Management

Burn Fat for Health and Performance: Becoming A “Better Butter Burner”

Sharing a post from my presentation at Low Carb Breckenridge 2017 and at Uniformed Services Academy of Family Physicians in Seattle. It was a …

Nutrition

A Teenager’s Basketball Dream Is Size XXXXXL

GENEVA, Ohio — When strangers approach Robert Bobroczkyi, as they often do, the first question is almost always, “How tall are you?” Lately, he has been responding with typical teenage snark.<p>“Five-eleven,” he might say, making up a figure nearly two feet off the real answer.<p>Forgive him. Though his …

Dirk Nowitzki

I Spent 15 Years Studying Why People Hate Their Jobs. And This Is the 1 Reason Why

Here's the biggest reason why most people choose unfulfilling career paths.<p>Finding a career path that makes us feel satisfied and successful isn't easy. It's not something they teach us in school, which makes the journey that much more challenging.<p><b>For the last 15 years, I've been devoted to</b> …

If Your Employees Aren't Learning, You're Not Leading

There’s a strong positive relationship between how much people learn on the job and how much they love their job. Employees who score high on survey questions like “I will have to learn new skills to achieve my assigned goals for this year” have higher scores on questions such as:<p>“I consider myself …

Employee Engagement

Why Character Can’t Be Taught Like The Pythagorean Theorem

<b>By Paul Tough</b>Because noncognitive qualities like grit, curiosity, self-control, optimism, and conscientiousness are often described, with some …

Pedagogy

What creativity really is - and why schools need it

Although educators claim to value creativity, they don’t always prioritize it.<p>Teachers often have biases against creative students, fearing that …

Creativity

Having This 1 Person On Your Team Improves Results Immediately, According to Sports Psychologists

When times get tough, every team needs someone that can hold everything together.<p>No one wants to be the glue guy. Yet every team needs one.<p>Do you have a "glue guy(gal)" on your team? Do you know what they are? Or, more important, what they do?<p>As a senior in high school on the basketball team, I …