Ola Bernardino

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Happiness In A Relationship Depends On One Thing

<i>Originally published on Unwritten by Jessica Byrnes.</i><p>It was a new relationship. Everything was butterflies and date nights and stolen kisses whenever we could get them. It was great, it was exciting...<b>it was just us.</b><p><i>Just us.</i> And that was the problem.<p>It's easy in the heat of a new relationship to get …

Prominent Scientist Says Consciousness Is Key to a ‘Theory of Everything’

Dr. Robert Lanza, who was selected by Time magazine as one of the world’s 100 most influential people last year, believes science must recognize the …

Quantum Mechanics

7 Time Management Tricks to Help You Keep Your Cool

#5: Use music to help you focus.<p>Choosing wise ways to use our time is critical to reaching our goals. After all, “Time is a precious, nonrenewable …

12 Ways Parents Can Help Their Kids Succeed At School

Parents want their children to succeed in life. And for 94 percent of parents polled by the Pew Research Center, prosperity includes going to college. The time spent in grade school becomes the educational foundation that may determine which college she will attend and whether she continues on to …

The Rise Of The Tech Superwoman

A curious thing has happened in Silicon Valley.<p>Despite the fact that there are tons of fabulous women leading today’s most innovative tech companies, we (both the media and general public) seem to have collectively latched onto two or three. Can you guess who they are?<p>This isn’t to say that the …

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Why Teens Are Impulsive, Addiction-Prone And Should Protect Their Brains

Teens can't control impulses and make rapid, smart decisions like adults can — but why?<p>Research into how the human brain develops helps explain. In a teenager, the frontal lobe of the brain, which controls decision-making, is built but not fully insulated — so signals move slowly.<p>"Teenagers are not …

The Brain

A Very Good Checklist for Assessing 21st Century Learning Skills

January 29, 2015<br>Here is another great resource from Dr. Jackie Gerstein, one of our favourite EdTech bloggers. Jackie designed this beautiful chart …

Pedagogy

5 Ways To Be A Better Parent

Some days, when I’m tired, overworked, and confronting compounding deadlines, my children feel like just another responsibility, a burden even. I imagine most parents feel this way sometimes. It’s okay; take it from me. I speak with authority. My job is to think and write about kids, and sometimes …

Creating Yourself with Words

Diriye Osman (photo by Darren Bonello)<p>There's a brilliant quote from Kurt Vonnegut's <i>A Man without a Country</i> that always makes me feel hopeful about the future. "Practicing an art," he said, "no matter how well or badly, is a way to make your soul grow, for heaven's sake. Sing in the shower. Dance …

Here Is How to Create Digital Quizzes and Surveys Using Kahoot

December 24, 2014<br>Kahoot is another great student response system that teachers can use to create and deliver quizzes and surveys to students. Kahoot …

Lets play Kahoot!

<b>Looking to have a class discussion or play a review game.................then you need to check out Kahoot. Kahoot is a website that can be used in</b> …

Five British Digital Businesses To Watch In 2015

Britain continues to produce innovative companies run by entrepreneurs with commercial nous. Here’s five business to watch in the year ahead.<p><b>Firefly (founded by Joe Mathewson and Simon Hay)</b> <br>Firefly is an educational technology start-up that provides a learning platform for students, teachers and …

What Educators Want: Highlights from the Fifty States Project #Edtechchat

column |<p>What Educators Want: Highlights from the Fifty States Project #Edtechchat<p>By Mary Jo Madda (Columnist)     Dec 24, 2014<p>Wikimedia<p>Related Stories<p>…

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A Very Good Way to Remotely Access your Computer or Chromebook

December 24, 2014<br>There are several tools out there that you can use to remotely access your computer. I have actually tried some of them in the past …

Find new apps, but keep the old . . .

<i>Find new apps, but keep the old. One is silver, the other is gold.</i>As the holiday shopping season draws to a close, the classroom teachers and teacher …

Best and Worst Ed-Books of 2014: An Oddball List

I didn't read many books on education this year. It was a big year, with several titles getting high-profile lit-media exposure from Deeply Respected …

Homework Is Stopping Teachers From Tackling Inequality

While so much in schools is changing, one thing has remained the same: homework. But a new study suggests homework is helping to preserve inequality in education.<p>Earlier this month, an OECD study revealed huge international differences in the amount of homework students do in selected countries.<p>At …