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20 Simple Assessment Strategies You Can Use Every Day

<b>20 Simple Assessment Strategies You Can Use Every Day</b><p>contributed by <b>Saga Briggs</b><p><i>This post has been updated from a previous version</i><p>The ultimate goal of …

Ready To Be Rich

The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a man's determination. - Tommy Lasorda

Fomo | Social Proof Marketing Platform

our vision is to give honest entrepreneurs the credibility they deserve. If you’re dishonest, go away.<p>I don't sell products. can I still use Fomo?<p>If …

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What Bipolar Disorder Really Feels Like

About 2.6 percent of American adults -- nearly 6 million people -- have bipolar disorder, according to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH). But the disease, characterized by significant and severe mood changes, is still dangerously misunderstood.<p>Bipolar disorder is vastly different from …

You...You forgot to feed me! Dogbook

If Your Dog Is Trying to Tell You Something, It Pays to Listen

<b>By Dr. Becker</b><p>It’s not unusual for people to say that their dog rescued them, instead of the other way around. Or, as Tim McLarty said in the video …

Columbia University Rape Victim Says She Was Forced Out Of School Twice

NEW YORK -- During first-year orientation at Columbia University in January 2009, Rosie attended a school event designed to help her meet other new students at an uptown bar called Pourhouse. She had a soda and a macaroni and cheese dish.<p>Rosie, who asked to be identified only by her first name, …

Forget Standing Desks. Hamster Wheel Desks Are What's Up

Here's more evidence that our workday really is a rat race.<p>Behold the Hamster Wheel Standing Desk by San Francisco-based artist Robb Godshaw and developer Will Doenlen. The creators say they built it as an alternative to the treadmill desk, and they even made their design instructions public, so …

People are attracted to the body odor of others with similar political beliefs. - Seriously, Science?

By Seriously Science | September 18, 2014 11:05 am<p><i>Photo: flickr/Richard foster</i><p><i>Previous studies have shown that Democrats and Republicans can be</i> …

Skeletons found 'holding hands' after 700 years

<b>(CNN) —</b> Even death couldn't part two skeletons excavated from a lost chapel in an English county, found with their fingers entwined.<p>A team of archaeologists from the University of Leicester Archaeological Services (ULAS) are working with volunteers on a four-year excavation project at the site, …

Climate change is real. Want to live? It's up to people like you | Jarvis Cocker

Politicians don’t understand. They just smile and hold the hand of big business. And so we march. Because destroying the Earth is not a good idea. It really isn’t<p>Do I really have to march? It’s actually a serious question: I mean, marching’s rather ... <i>military</i>, isn’t it? Bit aggressive. Bit too …

People Really Do Look Like Their Dogs, And Here's Why

Dog owners look like their dogs. Or so people say.<p>Take Huffington Post sports columnist Jordan Schultz (below), who says he and his wife, Breanna, are often told they're the spitting image of their pups Lexi and Zepplin. "People always say that," he said. "And I love it, huge compliment for …

Teaching Learning/Learning Teaching: Using Reading Races in EAP/Test Prep Classes

40 Ways to Say Very Good - learn English,communication,vocabulary,english

A CNN News Editor Was Fired for Plagiarism

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>On Friday, CNN announced that it had fired one of its news editors for "multiple instances of …

Perilous Plagiarism

The accused claimed that the plagiarism was a mistake, the result of a medical condition, no big deal, surely offset by an otherwise stellar record. These words were shockingly familiar to me as a college president who has seen my fair share of plagiarism cases. They are part of the litany of …

2 Great Techniques for the Flipped Classroom

Teaching and Learning | Feature<p>Inspire more student engagement in a flipped class with these two pedagogy-driven methods.<p><i>Photo: Shutterstock.com</i><p>When …

Does reading actually change the brain?

After reading a novel, actual changes linger in the brain, at least for a few days, report researchers.<p>Their findings, that reading a novel may cause …

The Brain

17 Reasons Why We Should Never Stop Reading Print Books

1. E-books do not allow for the cultivation of a physical book library. And if you can’t show off the fact that you have a personal library, there’s little point to actually reading.<p>2. If the book in question is a textbook or required reading for school, you get to underline random phrases and …

Lists of the Best Sentences — Opening, Closing, and Otherwise — in English-Language Novels

I go to encounter for the millionth time the reality of experience and to forge in the smithy of my soul the uncreated conscience of my race.<p>— James …

Self-publishing e-books: How to get started

Self-published e-books are all the rage. Authors are finding it much easier and much quicker to get their stories in front of a wide audience when …

Idioms and Expressions - Get

The following idioms and expressions use the verb 'get'. Each idiom or expression has a definition and two example sentences to help understanding of …

7 Idioms Almost Everyone Gets Wrong

4 min read<p>This story originally appeared on PR Daily<p>The English language is old. Like, really old.<p>It's old enough that its speakers use a good many idiomatic sayings that were thought up decades or even centuries ago, and that use words people don't really say much anymore.<p>That can turn into a …

Linguistics

7 British Animal Idioms That Will Baffle Americans

All expats have been there. I’m talking about that awkward moment when you drop an animal idiom into a conversation with an American only to be met …

15 Best Leadership Books Every Young Leader Must Read

When you have many thoughts in your mind, it can be overwhelming. Maybe you won’t be able to focus on just the thing you’re working on because of …

Productivity

10 Pictures Of Dogs Acting Like Humans

Dogs are a man’s best friend and because of that, they begin to act more and more like us. These days in viral videos on Youtube we see dogs …