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Pedagogy vs. Andragogy

Over this last year I have been fortunate to have been sent to many education conferences on behalf of SmartBrief in pursuit of content and guest …

The Ultimate “Malquestion”: Online or Face-to-Face Classes?

I am currently enrolled in the on-campus MSLIS program at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. My initial plan was to do their online Leep …

Pedagogy

A Pedagogy of Hope & Belonging

<b>Here is Edward Bear, coming downstairs, now, bump, bump, bump, on the back of his head behind Christopher Robin. It is as far as he knows the only</b> …

Commentary: Native American Writer On Support Of Standing Rock

Native American writer Tanaya Winder has been thinking about the Thanksgiving story of Pilgrims and Indians, especially as the Dakota Access Pipeline protests in North Dakota continue.<p>Transcript<p>ARI SHAPIRO, HOST:<p>This Thanksgiving, protesters are still camped out in North Dakota just a few miles …

Native Americans

Dakota Access Pipeline Protests Continue On Thanksgiving Day

Opponents of a 1,200-mile oil pipeline from North Dakota are marking this Thanksgiving Day at the site of a planned river crossing near Lake Oahe. Protesters say the pipeline could damage local drinking water sources and Native American heritage sites. The pipeline's developers say the project will …

Dakota Access Pipeline

Thanksgiving at Dakota Access pipeline protest: 'It's a beautiful day to protect the water'

It was still dark on<p>Thanksgivingmorning as the pickup truck with mounted speakers rode slowly through the dirt lanes of the Oceti Sakowin camp.<p>"Wake up, water protectors!" boomed an amplified voice as the truck moved past tents, teepees, and the occasional flickering campfire. "It's a beautiful day …

North Dakota

The 50/15/5 Guide: A simple approach to budgeting

Not sure where to start with budgeting? Take a look at how the 50/15/5 principle could work for you.<p>THE BACKGROUND:<p>A few months ago, I came home from …

Personal Finance

What Genghis Khan Could Teach Trump

Revered by the likes of Chaucer and Jefferson, the Mongol leader is dismissed today as merely a ruthless barbarian. So why did he succeed in the …

World History

7 Plyometric Exercises to Build Power Quickly

Whether you’re a serious athlete or just want to add some cool new tricks to your repertoire, <b>plyometric exercises are the key to increasing your</b> …

Why Some People Get Burned Out and Others Don’t

Stress and burnout are not the same thing. And while we know that stress often leads to burnout, it’s possible to handle the onslaught of long hours, high pressure, and work crises in a way that safeguards you from the emotional exhaustion, cynicism, and a lack of confidence in one’s abilities that …

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Have you ever been distracted while driving and then suddenly arrived at your destination, wondering how you even got there? Too often, we go through life on autopilot like this, only to realize later that we've lost sight of our passions and goals along the way. Life doesn't have to pass you by, …

Self-awareness

Postelection, Overwhelmed Facebook Users Unfriend, Cut Back

Rachael Garrity posted a farewell message on Facebook. She told her "friends" — that's how she puts it in an email to NPR, in quotes — that she would delete her account. An email from her son followed: <i>Are you</i> <i>OK</i><i>?</i><p>"I am finding Facebook to have a negative impact on my continuing to keep a positive …

Social Media

The Ultimate Secret To Wake Up Early And Be Productive

You're reading The Ultimate Secret To Wake Up Early And Be Productive, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If …

Time Management

10 Ways to Boost Your Brain Health This Week

Stay-sharp secrets from a leading expert on longevity…<p><b>Improve memory, focus, and cognition with these simple strategies from one of the country’s</b> …

7 Exercises That Instantly Un-Hunch Your Shoulders

Blame it on all the time you spend doing computer work, driving, lifting babies, or scrolling through your Instagram feed on your phone: All of these activities (and more!) contribute to the rounding forward of your shoulders, creating tight muscles that cause a telltale "hunch." The good news? …

Muscle

Mental strength: how to improve your life by using cognitive behavioral therapy techniques

<i>When you hear the term ‘Cognitive Behavioral Therapy’ you probably think that it is not for you. That is for people who are dealing with mental</i> …

Secret Teacher: An invasive alien species is taking over education

Like The Invasion of the Body Snatchers, humourless pod people are sucking the joy out of learning, in a monotonous march towards target grades<p>In The Invasion of the Body Snatchers, Dr Miles Bennell realises that more and more of his patients and friends have been replaced by extraterrestrials. …

Teaching

The global phenomenon of far-right nationalism is being fueled by existential terror

A string of terror attacks across the globe have shaken the world’s most powerful nations to their core. As a result of these tragic events, and the fear-mongering from politicians hoping to exploit them, many feel that an existential threat is nigh.<p>To make matters worse, a highly influential and …

Psychology

Vast 5,600-year-old religious centre discovered near Stonehenge

A huge, prehistoric religious and ceremonial complex has been discovered near Britain’s most famous prehistoric temple Stonehenge.<p>Its discovery is …

Higher education is awash with hysteria. That might have helped elect Trump.

Many undergraduates, their fawn-like eyes wide with astonishment, are wondering: Why didn’t the dean of students prevent the election from disrupting the serenity to which my school has taught me that I am entitled? Campuses create “safe spaces” where students can shelter from discombobulating …

Higher Education

EDUCATION – SHAPING CURIOUS, CRITICAL MINDS

The American School Hong Kong (ASHK) opened its doors in Tai Po last month under the stewardship of School Director John Jalsevac. Under its STEAM …

Pedagogy

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The Best 20 Gifts For the Coffee Lover

Friis 16 Ounce Coffee Vault<p>Stale coffee sucks. It doesn’t taste as good, it doesn’t pack the same punch, and sipping on a sad flat cup of coffee just …

Critical Thinking About The 2016 Election Results

Having covered three Presidential elections with the goal of seeing how they can be used to teach and learn critical-thinking skills, I'm frequently asked the question of whether the latest election results mean we have lost the ability to think at all.<p>This election, with its unexpected and …

Languages: Key To Future Success

Until 2005, all but a few students took a language in Key Stage 4. They were given the opportunity to develop critical thinking skills, improve their …

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

Business (Canada)

Borderline_personality disorder - WOW.com - Web Results

https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/<b>borderline-personality-disorder</b><p><b>Borderline</b> personality <b>disorder</b> (BPD) is a serious mental illness characterized …

Metallica and Jimmy Fallon covered 'Enter Sandman' using classroom instruments and it was just epic

Maybe you thought heavy metal and classroom instruments don't make a good musical marriage?<p>Think again. This cheeky version of Metallica classic …

Lower Body Workout: 10-Minute Bodyweight Cardio That Works Your Legs And Butt

Lower body workout time! If you’ve only got 10 minutes, minimal space, and nothing but your bod to work with, you don’t have to choose between …