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Hot messes and sh*tshows now officially recognized by Oxford English Dictionary

LONDON — We knew twerking existed long before Miley Cyrus' controversial 2013 MTV awards performance, but new research from the Oxford English …

5 Tips to Organize Your Day for Maximum Productivity

Whether you're the type of person that jumps out of bed before your alarm clock or the kind that doesn't officially start your day until that second cup of coffee, we can all use a little push in the morning. Follow these tips to help you make the most out of your day and achieve maximum …

Can you pass Michael Gove’s grammar test?

As the Justice Secretary instructs his civil servants on proper grammar, would you meet Gove’s high standards?<p>Michael Gove didn’t become the Justice Secretary by ignoring small details, and it turns out the former education secretary is a stickler for grammar. The Lord Chancellor has <b>posted a</b> …

5 Ways to Read More

“I just sit in my office and read all day.”<p>This is how Warren Buffett, one of the most successful people in the business world, describes his day. …

These third graders spend 75% of their day on iPads, and their teacher doesn’t mind a bit

When the 24 third-graders in Morgan Mercaldi’s class arrive at the Jackson Avenue School every morning, they take their iPads out of their backpacks and put them on their desks. The tablets will remain there, or in hands and laps, until the children put them in their packs to take them home.<p>Last …

Education Technology

6 personal finance hacks to maximise your savings

Whether you're trying to stick to a budget or become more creative with your savings, there are a number of clever ways to do more with your …

We talked to an exercise scientist about whether diet or exercise is more important for weight loss, and his answer surprised us

You've heard the mantra: You need to start eating right and exercising.<p>But at the back of your mind, you wonder. When it comes down to it, which is more important: getting a salad instead of fries or hitting the gym four days a week?<p>Several studies have suggested that diet — cutting calories from …

6 Collaborative Social Tools for Student Writing & Collaboration Lessons, Assignments

Collaborative Software With Social Functionality can be a Powerful Asset in the Classroom Teachers who have taken the dive into education technology …

Education Technology

How Your Brain Understands Visual Language

Or, “why email is still represented by an envelope.” Design professor Josiah Kahane explains.<p>Semioticians classify signs or sign systems in relation to the way they are transmitted. To illuminate one way semioticians look at things, let us peek at stage and film semiotics, which study the various …

4 Things That Kill Sleep and Productivity | Inc.com

It is a well-known fact that a good night's rest can boost your energy levels, and therefore your productivity. However, how many of us actually get the recommended eight hours of restful sleep? Our lives are too busy and we try to pack too much into our day; as a result we go to bed later and get …

Time Management

Why Your Body May Be Refusing To Drop Weight No Matter What You Do

If you've been putting in the hard work that's necessary to lose weight, but your attempts have just felt like an endless series of banging your head against the same wall, hear me now. You're not crazy. Weight loss resistance is a description for an entire category of people who, due to certain …

Learn How to Learn Before Learning a Language

Learning a language takes time and effort. You can cut down on both by having the right strategies and tools at your disposal. That’s why I recommend …

Language Learning

What the word for “Spoon” tells you about your language

I’ve made a startling discovery. Much in the same way that the position in the night sky of arbitrarily-determined groupings of stars on the day you …

Language Learning

Turn Your iPad Into A Personal Notebook with This Wonderful App

June 14, 2015 <i><br>Use Your Handwriting Gold</i> (UYH) is an excellent app that turns your iPad into a personal notebook. The app is now free for a limited …

5 New Secrets to Achieving Your Goals, Backed By Research

Goal setting is one of the four techniques the military used to increase Navy SEAL passing rates from 25% to 33%. Studies have also shown it makes …

This Website Will Make You a Better Writer

If your dreams of writing the next bestseller haven’t yet come true, perhaps you could do with some one-on-one coaching from one of the greatest novelists of our time. You might be saying to yourself, “I don’t have that kind of dough!” But don’t worry: This writing coach offers his services for …

Genetic Link Found Between Mental Illness & Creativity: Here Are The Details

I'm in!<p>A new study published in the journal <i>Nature Neuroscience</i> has discovered a genetic link between mental illness and creativity. The research was …

Teaching Students to Be Better Annotators Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

Posted on June 14, 2015<p>When asked to share the hardest part of teaching good highlighting and annotation skills, teachers said:<p>“Teaching kids that …

The 100 Best Video Sites For Educators

Bringing multimedia into the classroom is a great way to engage students in learning. Supplementing lessons, opening up new interests, and offering …

Education Technology

Forget apps, the best way to learn a new language is still by talking with another human

Around 70 million people—including Bill Gates—have signed up for the language learning app Duolingo. The app has received plenty of media attention, and its creators claim that it can help anyone with a smart phone learn a new language.<p>The app is free, and promises all kinds of cutting edge …

Language Learning

Louder vowels won’t get you laid, and other tales of spurious correlation

If correlation doesn't mean causation, why do scientists keep chasing correlations?<p>While thinking about what causes people to treat money …

Language

What I learned by reading Businessweek's incredible 38,000-word article on code

I read the whole thing online this afternoon, and it's remarkable. I could see it being taught in journalism classes years from now, like Gay Talese's "Frank Sinatra Has a Cold" or John Hersey's "Hiroshima."<p>It takes something both very important and hard to understand, and makes it understandable …

12 Books Entrepreneurs Must Read

How to Eliminate Procrastination (The Surprising Strategy One Man Used)

In 2009, Fred Stutzman was a graduate student at the University of North Carolina and he was <i>trying</i> to grind out some important work on his thesis.<p>But …

4 Moves for Insanely Toned Abs (#NoFilter)

Get ready for your bikini closeup on Instagram, all summer long<p>This total-body strength routine works overtime to firm your core by challenging your stability. The result? An effective sweat session we don't mind doing in the heat! Perform three sets on nonconsecutive days three times a week.

Personalized Learning “Look For’s” in the Classroom

“Strength lies in differences, not in similarities.” By Stephen CoveyPersonalized Learning (PL) looks different in every school and in every …

Pedagogy

12 movies that men secretly love (With Pics)

<b>9. Frozen</b><p>via:www.dailymotion.com<p>Frozen isn’t the most successful animated film of all time for nothing. It may be about the relationship between two …