Karen Rashid

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Top 7 Science Websites for Kids

Websites can give kids a great introduction to science, and there are some wonderful kid-friendly science websites to check out. Not only do kids …

6 Great Business Books to Read in 2018 | Inc.com

Want to know about some of the great business books coming out in 2018? I receive tons of advance copies from publishers and authors, and here are some of my favorites that will be released in the next few months.<p>(If you see a few books you like, consider pre-ordering instead of waiting until the …

Stephen King

The 16-Minute Postrun Yoga Sequence Your Tight Muscles Are Begging For

Stretching before a run is a big no-no, so after you come inside or hop off the treadmill, there's no better time to hit the floor and move through a few yoga poses. This yoga sequence has your tight hamstrings, hips, quads, lower back, and shoulders in mind.<p>Move through this 16-pose sequence on …

5 yoga poses that can give your sex life a *satisfying* boost

Yoga offers plenty of healthy benefits. Lena Dunham, for example, says it makes her feel more confident. It can also help you chill out, get better …

Sick of Meditation? Try This Powerful Mindfulness Practice Used by Top CEOs and Athletes | Inc.com

There's no doubt that the modern work environment is a hotbed of stress.<p>With nonstop emails, constant pings on Slack, and a slew of endless meetings, we rarely have enough time to do our best work, if any real work at all. We're overworked, overwhelmed, and vulnerable to burnout.<p>We all crave a …

Meditation

12 Creative Costumes That Will Make You the (Art) Star of Any Halloween Party

Art World<p>These costumes will turn your Halloween party into a masterpiece.<p>,<p>Halloween isn’t just a night to play dress-up—it’s a chance to get …

Art

Global Perspective: How Large Are Canadian Homes?

<i>In 1975, the average size of a house in Canada was 1,050 square feet. Fast forward to 2010 and new homes have doubled in size, according to The Globe</i> …

Canada

How big is a house? Average house size by country

How big is your house? Is it big enough? Is there an optimum amount of floor space per person? This post takes a look at average house sizes around …

Everybody lies: how Google search reveals our darkest secrets

Everybody lies. People lie about how many drinks they had on the way home. They lie about how often they go to the gym, how much those new shoes cost, whether they read that book. They call in sick when they’re not. They say they’ll be in touch when they won’t. They say it’s not about you when it …

Google Search

Why You Need Emoji - Issue 50: Emergence

The use of emojis has become a global phenomenon. By 2015, over 6 billion emojis1 were being sent every day by over 90 percent of the world’s online …

Language

Perspective Matters

Throughout this year I have been thinking a lot about perspective. It’s why I wrote a post about Spatial Reasoning here, and shared templates for …

New Study On Cellphones Helpful To Teachers Everywhere

Earlier this year I posted Here Are Two Activities I’ll Be Doing With My ELL Students The Day We Come Back From Break, which I included a lesson I …

Every shot Kobe Bryant ever took. All 30,699 of them

Kobe Bryant's 30,699th and final field goal came from 19 feet with 31 seconds left against the Utah Jazz. During his 20 years with the Lakers, he fired up more than 30,000 shots, including the regular season and playoffs.<p>Take a tour of key shots over his 20-year career, or explore the makes and …

Kobe Bryant

MalinC Math — Pythagorean theorem jigsaw puzzle. Interactive...

Pythagorean Theorem: Six Proofs

Which one has a bigger area?

Many grade 3 teachers in my district, after taking part in some professional development recently (provided by @teatherboard), have tried the same …

Unintended Messages

I read an interesting article by Yong Zhao the other day entitled <i>What Works Can Hurt: Side Effects in Education</i> where he discussed A simple reality …

Competencies vs. Skills

The 21st Century skills discussion and debate has waged on even prior to the onset of this century. The ensuing conversations have provided an …

How Big is “Big”?

In the last few weeks I have asked several groups of teachers to indicate where 1 billion would go on this number line:<p>It has been really interesting …

What Works Can Hurt: Side Effects in Education

Published in Journal of Educational Change, Volume 18, Issue 1, February 2017, Pages 1-19. Download Full Article in PDF (personal copy, please do not …

Education

The 9 Environments that Make Up Your Life

Everything you see, hear, smell, taste, and touch is an environment. And those environments are either adding energy or draining energy. — Jim …

Can Yoga Really Transform Consciousness?

Many people think that by walking the spiritual path, our consciousness evolves.<p>But in yoga, changes occur in brain biology, not in consciousness. …

Consciousness

A Yoga App Kicks MyFitnessPal Off The Top Of The Charts

<i>ReadWriteBody is an ongoing series where ReadWrite covers networked fitness and the quantified self.</i><p>If you obsessively track App Annie’s rankings for top health and fitness apps like I do—okay, I’m probably alone in this habit—you’ll have seen a familiar pattern: MyFitnessPal and Fitbit trading the …

10 Ways To Bring Mindfulness To Your Yoga Practice

I’ve noticed more and more, in my own practice and in classes I teach, that it’s harder to stay focused. This is not a new problem; the challenges of …

Individual Frozen Key Lime Pies - This Silly Girl's Kitchen

Individual Frozen Key Lime Pies, cute little no-bake pies that will have your family raving for more!<p>Jeremy is a key lime pie freak.<p>It’s no secret …