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Thermos-Like Passive Homes Aggressively Save Energy

Extreme energy efficiency is target of more buildings, even low-budget Habitat for Humanity homes.<p>Three miles northeast of the White House, now topped with solar panels, six modest new rowhouses are expected to deliver world-class savings in energy.<p>The reason's simple: They're so well sealed and …

U.S. Dept. of Energy

3 of The Best Video Editing Apps for Teachers

February 17, 2015<br>From all the apps we have been reviewing for the last couple of years, the three titles below stand out from the crowd. These are …

Slave Simulation, An Edtech Game for Classrooms

Yesterday, I was shocked to open my email from Common Sense Media’s Graphite to find a recommendation and review for the game, Mission US: Flight to …

Draw in 3D App Is Now Free Grab It

February 14, 2015<br>Draw in 3D is another excellent iPad app that has gone free today. As its name suggests, Draw in 3D allows users to easily draw 3D …

Apps

iPad Apps to Help Students with Their Homework and Class Management

February 10, 2015<br>In today’s list, I am sharing with you a set of powerful iPad apps congenial for homework organization and classroom management. …

Apps

How cool is this? 9-year-old designs scarf that doubles as a Seattle weather chart

What to do when you're into knitting and are keenly interested in Seattle weather patterns?<br>Why, combine the two passions into an awesome …

5 Things Every Teacher Should Be Able to Do with Explain Everything App

<b>1- Import and Insert any document, picture or video</b><p>Explain allows you to insert different multimedia documents into your project. These documents …

New Handy Chrome Extension for Sending Dropbox Files in Gmail

February, 2015<br>Dropbox has just launched a new Chrome extension to help Gmail users easily share and access their Dropbox files without having to …

Apps

Australia's oldest person reveals he spends his time knitting jumpers for penguins

109-year-old Alfred "Alfie" Date responds to requests to help knit jumpers for penguins at Phillip Island<p>Alfred "Alfie" Date, Australia's oldest person, has revealed he spends his time knitting tiny jumpers for penguins to protect them from oil spills.<p>The 109-year-old, a prolific knitter who learnt …

Knitting

10 Historical Photos and Stories of Drag Queens

"Queens," or men who defy gender norms and dress as women, have always been present in the LGBTQ community and pop culture. Their journey has been long, but as a society we have progressed to a level of acceptance which has unfortunately not always been a part of our culture.<p>We acknowledge that not …

Apple to build solar farm big enough to power 60,000 homes, will power 'Spaceship' HQ

$850m project, tripling Apple's solar investment<p>Yesterday, the media was abuzz with the news that Apple's market cap passed the 700 billion dollars …

Renewable Energy

3 Simple Ways to Record iPad Screen and Create Educational Screencasts

February 11, 2015<br>In today’s post, I am sharing with you some interesting tips I learned from Jonathan Wylie to help you record your iPad screen and …

9 Effective Questions to Help Students Develop A Growth Mindset

November 1, 2014<br>When it comes to high quality education blog posts. Dr Jackie Gerstein is one of my favourite authors. I always find her articles …

An FBI Behavior Expert Reveals 7 Ways To Get People To Like You

Research shows relationships are vital to happiness and networking is the key to getting jobs and building a fulfilling career.<p>But what's the best way to build rapport and create trust? Plain and simple, who can explain how to get people to like you?<p>Robin Dreeke can.<p>Robin was head of the FBI's …

Beautiful Visual Featuring 7 Ways to Do Formative Assessments in Class

October 30, 2014<br>Below is an excellent visual that features some handy ideas on how to carry on formative assessments in your class. …

Homo History

My Special Friend<p>Since the men in these photos are unknown, it's impossible to know if they were gay couples or just "good friends." Most vintage …

Archives

In-depth storytelling that captures the universal human drama of people building power from the ground up.<p>A podcast about people working for change …

Social Transformation Project

Here are some direct quotes from members of senior management teams in organizations ranging from leading corporations to national nonprofits:<p><i>We</i> …

Tips on Advancing Your Nonprofit Mission | Create Possibility Blog

Cindi Phallen 2018-05-01T16:01:33+00:00 May 1st, 2018|<p>I hear it all the time – “Our board isn’t engaged.” Hmmmm. If you want an engaged board then …

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Printwand™ Blog

Posted on 04/17/2018 by Printwand Staff<p>For millions of people, coffee is an essential morning tradition that fuels the start of their day—and most of …

Web and social media writing secrets & tips

What are the most frustrating words you can hear (or read) after spending hours writing a proposal?<p>“You’re too expensive. We’re going to go in …

Journal

Feb 12, 2018<p>We recently added Julie Asselin's Nurtured to the store. Looking for ideas of what to do with this lovely, rustic but luxurious, worsted …

Home - UNICEF Connect

I felt a shiver run down my spine as I watched around 200 children lay down their weapons in a ceremony to mark their release from armed groups. The …

Compassionate Communication in Ithaca

Strengthening Relationships (romantic, family, work, or friend) Co-Sponsored by Communication Matters and The Center for Transformative Action- A …

Dying to save the Amazonian rainforest

No one could accuse Nilcilene Miguel de Lima of being easily afraid. When loggers beat her and burned down her home in Lábrea – in the heart of the Brazilian Amazon – the environmental activist refused to give up her struggle. When they killed her dog and frightened away the armed guards who had …

Baby Rhino Won't Sleep Alone After Poachers Killed Mom

(Newser) – Gertjie is only four months old, but he's got a backstory terrible enough to keep most people awake at night, so perhaps it's no surprise …

Content Marketing and Copywriting Articles

Written by | | 3 Comments<p>Publishing content regularly — and striving to improve with each new creation — is a proven way to figure out how to serve …

Guy Kawasaki

Guy did not invent secular evangelism, but he popularized it. This goes back to 1983 and his work with the Macintosh Division of Apple. He is …