Rich Dunn

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'Teaching is simple, but it's made complex by outside observers'

Fifteen years of teaching – alongside years of reflecting, talking to teachers and reading about teaching – has led to me to a startling conclusion: …

Teaching

Why I left Dropbox for iCloud Drive and never looked back

When I think back to the early days of iPhone and iPad (and even my Mac life around that time), Dropbox was so ingrained into my workflows that I couldn’t ever see it leaving. On the flip-side, I’ve have been using Dot Mac/MobileMe/iCloud since before the iPhone was released. Years ago, Apple’s …

iCloud

How I use Alfred to become a more efficient macOS user

If there’s one app I’d be lost without on macOS, it would Alfred. I’ve been using Alfred for years, and I continually discover new ways to use it. So what is Alfred?<p>Backblaze<p>If I had to sum up Alfred into one sentence, it would be: It’s macOS spotlight on steroids. In my day job, I spend a lot of …

Apps

A Father Took His 10-Year-Old Fishing. She Fell in the Water and Drowned. It Was a Tragic Accident — Then He Was Charged With Murder.

Last summer I got an email from a man whose reputation, and voice, preceded him. His name is Eric Nadel, and as the veteran commentator for the Texas …

Fort Worth

250 Google Tools Tutorials for Teachers

A few years ago I decided to start making video tutorials for the many Google tools that I write about on this blog and feature in some of my …

26 brilliant ways to use a binder clip

Though binder clips were designed to hold together sheets of paper, they are good for so much more than that.<p>From tiny metal clips to extra-large ones, they are incredibly versatile in every part of your life. Oh and they are strong, inexpensive and now come in lots of cute designs to boot.<p><b>Here are</b> …

Headphones

The Other Side of “Broken Windows”

What if vacant property received the attention that, for decades, has been showered on petty crime?<p>In the nineteenth century, British researchers began studying the variation in crime rates between and within cities. Some of these studies offered relatively simple accounts of the variance, in which …

Urban Design

Campus Cops Are One Answer To School Shootings, But There’s No Proof They Work

<b>Joshua Spratt began</b> working as a school resource officer at Watervliet High School in upstate New York in 2013, when he was 33, eight years into his …

Crime

Expert Says We Could See Surge Of Serial Killers In A Decade Or So

Author Peter Vronsky's new book, Sons of Cain: A History of Serial Killers From the Stone Age to the Present, puts forward a grim prediction.<p>The …

Here is the expensive truth about private schools and student learning | Peter Goss and Owain Emslie

This is not to say to the parents of private school students that you’re wasting your money on those school fees<p>When Australian parents shell out fees to send their children to private schools, they like to think they’re getting many things for their money. So they may be surprised to learn that …

Private Schools

Here’s how I back up my family photos and videos using the 3-2-1 method

If there is one thing I am obsessed with when it comes to technology, it’s my pictures. I keep them extremely organized and culled. I am equally as fanatical about getting them backed up. When it comes to music, movies, and TV shows – I can rebuy anything I lose due to hard drive failure. When it …

Google Photos

Deepak Chopra On Why A Meaningful Life Rests Upon Developing A Meaningful Self

Much like the problematic nature of building a home on a flimsy foundation, so is the challenge of going into the world and creating relationships with neglect for a positive relationship with yourself.<p>This can be a daunting idea, so I sat down with Dr. Deepak Chopra, renowned spiritual teacher, …

Self-esteem

If you want to have a good time, ask a Buddhist | Oliver Burkeman

What with positive emotions being, shall we say, thin on the ground these days – in public life, anyway – I was pleased to encounter this wise insight into how to generate more of them, courtesy of the German-born Buddhist nun Ayya Khema: “We may believe that it’s the quality of the sunset that …

Meditation

The 9 Best Apps for Apple Pencil

Plenty of creative apps work with the Apple Pencil, but you don’t have to be an artist, musician, or designer to use them. Here are some of the best …

Five tips to get much more out of Apple Notes on iOS and macOS

Tips<p>By<p>Apple's note-taking app went from a toy to an indispensable tool when it was revamped in 2015. Yet three years on, there is still more to …

Evernote

Bo Krsmanovic perfects the art of 'getting wet for the shot'

Let it be known that SI Swimsuit rookie Bo Krsmanovic will do whatever it takes to get the shot.<p>In her first ever outtakes reel, the Serbian babe …

It Is HERE: The NEW Google Classroom

Classwork Comes to Google Classroom Rolling out over the next few weeks are new features to Google Classroom with a brand new design. The Stream is …

1st Day Student Survey with Google Forms

On the first day of school, my students complete a detailed student survey. It is designed to collect basic information <i>and</i> help me get to know my new …

Designed features can make cities safer, but getting it wrong can be plain frightening

City planners and designers can help make spaces safer in many ways. One strategy is known as Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED, …

Here's What To Read About That Giant New York Times Climate Change Piece

​On Wednesday, the New York Times Magazine published "Losing Earth: The Decade We Almost Stopped Climate Change." In the piece, the longest the New …

Enormous pimple on man’s head popped in stomach-churning video

For those of you of a squeamish disposition, it’s probably best to look away now.<p>In fact, anyone with eyes should probably not stare too long at this …

How to recover deleted files

With the right software, you can retrieve files you thought were lost forever.<p>You need a document, photo or other file that you're sure was deleted. You've searched your hard drive. You've scoured the Recycle Bin. No sign of it? Don't panic. As long as you act quickly, you can usually bring that …

Linux

How to Lose Weight Fast: 3 Simple Steps, Based on Science

There are many ways to lose a lot of weight fast.<p>However, most of them will make you hungry and unsatisfied.<p>If you don’t have iron willpower, then …

Paris, Chicago and Beyond: How to Have a Luxury Trip for Much Less Than You Think

Luxury travel can be experienced in two ways: by paying top dollar or by paying less. Given the choice, wouldn’t you pick the latter?<p>Of course, the idea of what luxury travel is can differ depending on the person. For some, it means hotels with butlers and fancy sheets and flying first class; for …

Buenos Aires

Brianna Lost 100 Pounds in 1 Year by Drinking This Every Single Day

After gaining 70 pounds during her pregnancy, Brianna Bernard's goal was to lose the baby weight, but she ended up losing way more! Find out how this 32-year-old mom lost 107 pounds in just one year, which inspired her to become a personal trainer and nutrition coach so she could help others become …

Surrendering to Rising Seas

<b>MONIQUE COLEMAN’S BASEMENT</b> was still wet with saltwater when the rallying began. Just days after Superstorm Sandy churned into the mid-Atlantic …

Yes, you can recover from depression. I know because I did

For about 10 years following my initial diagnosis of depression, I was mired in a cycle of sadness and the unbridled, reckless actions that helped me …

China’s two-child policy is having unintended consequences

THE one-child-per-couple policy was horrific for women in China. Many were subjected to forced sterilisations or abortions. Newborn girls were …

World Economic Forum

5 Awesome Google Docs Add-Ons

When you think about what Google is doing with their cloud services, it might be one of the most exciting things in technology, and it has a dramatic …

Three Ways to Differentiate the Writing Process with Google Docs

By Avra Robinson & Rosey McQuillan for more from Avra and Rosey follow them on Twitter: @avrarachel & @romcquill. Differentiating instruction …