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9 Brain Exercises to Keep You Productive and Happy

Feeling gloomy or burned out? These mental exercises can help you stay focused.<p>Originally published by <b>Gretchen Rubin</b> on LinkedIn: Try These Surprising and Intriguing Brain Exercises<p>Dorothea Brande was an American writer and editor, well known for her books <i>Wake Up and Live</i> and <i>Becoming a Writer</i> (a …

Blogfolios: The Glue that Can Hold it All Together in Learning

Digital Portfolios are so much more than a digital versions of a paper portfolio, a folder sent home at the end of the week, semester or year or an …

Pedagogy

If we want to give people control of their lives, we must teach personal finance in school

Neither a borrower nor a lender be,” my grandmother always told me. While I aspired to Granny's frugality, I sadly wasn't able to follow her advice to the letter. Had I done so, I would not have taken out a student loan and been able to go to university or own a home.<p>The truth is thatgrandparents …

Personal Finance

The Amazing Adolescent Brain

It appears that the brain changes characteristic of adolescence are among the most dramatic and important to occur during the human life span.<p>There …

Learning to Write in Cursive Might Not Be as Important as Your Teachers Told You

There is plenty of scientific evidence indicating that writing by hand is an important skill. Compared to typing, writing by hand seems to activate …

Teaching

10 Types of Teachers You Will Never Forget

Teaching is one of the most underrated but powerful professions in the world. It has the ability to empower a generation and impact young minds to …

Teaching

If you think education is the solution to income inequality, you may have flunked Statistics

By Tom Toles<p>, Editorial cartoonist<p>The big topic that the big discussions love to talk around is wealth inequality. We are like the alcoholic that doesn’t want to admit we have a problem.<p>First it was ‘There isn’t sufficient evidence of growing inequality.’ Then it was ’Maybe it doesn’t matter as …

Education

10 Reasons Teachers Will Love DocentEdu

It seems that every school year brings updates to the tools we already use and new ones that grab our attention for one reason or another. For me, …

Education Technology

France Shows That "Free" College Is Neither Free Nor Fair

<b>France Shows That “Free” College Is Neither Free Nor Fair</b><p>From certain perspectives, the French higher education system would seem to be doing great. …

Why Learning People Wince At Talk Of "Classroom Flipping"

How to be terminally pedagogically uncool.

Education Technology

Are We Effectively Preparing Students for a Globally Connected World?

By Ian Jamison<p>The emergence of a new strain of nationalism on both sides of the Atlantic is a disturbing trend for those who believe students should …

Pedagogy

Report: Google’s first Daydream VR will be priced at $79, unveiled October 4

We’re less than 24 hours away from Google’s highly anticipated unveiling of the Pixel phones, but that’s not all we’re going to see. We’ve known since Google I/O that Google has been working on a special virtual reality headset for Daydream, and we even expected to see it at this event, but now we …

Virtual Reality

Prepare To Start Seeing This Kind Of Photo Everywhere

Instagram is already responsible for most of us normal smartphone users thinking we're actually super talented photographers, and we're about to be …