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Bayer's Monsanto approach sparks shareholder uproar | Reuters

LONDON/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Bayer’s (BAYGn.DE) takeover approach for U.S. rival Monsanto MON.N triggered an investor backlash on Friday, with one of the German pesticides and drugs company’s major shareholders calling it “arrogant empire-building”.<p>Monsanto is displayed on a screen where the stock …

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Homework

Question?<p>To assign homework or not to assign homework? To grade homework or not to grade homework? Educators, parents, students—they all have an …

A New Wonderful Wheel on SAMR and Bloom's Digital Taxonomy

The buzz that the Modern Taxonomy Wheel generated over the last couple of weeks has not yet died out and now we have a new updated wheel from the …

Teaching our children to code: a quiet revolution

The next wave of the digital revolution arrives next year, with every child in the UK being taught computer programming. But is Britain ready?<p>In just under a year, England will become the first country in the world to mandate computer programming in primary and secondary schools. Children will …

5 Incredibly Effective Ways to Work Smarter, Not Harder

Small changes. Big results.<p>Regular readers know I definitely believe in the power of hard work. As Jimmy Spithill, skipper of Team Oracle USA, says, "Rarely have I seen a situation where doing less than the other guy is a good strategy."<p>But we can all work smarter, too. And clearly we all want to, …

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10 Habits Of Highly Creative People

Writers' block? Go take a nap.<p>Composer Erik Satie walked roughly 10 kilometers from Arcueil to Paris every morning. Saul Bellow rode his mountain bike. Novelist Haruki Murakami keeps a famously intense running schedule, which he described in the <i>Paris Review</i>:<p><b>Whether it lets the mind wander, improves</b> …

Want to be happy? Be grateful

The one thing all humans have in common is that each of us wants to be happy, says Brother David Steindl-Rast, a monk and interfaith scholar. And …

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Out of hours working banned by German labour ministry

Germany's employment ministry has banned its managers from calling or emailing staff out of hours except in emergencies, under new guidelines intended to prevent employees from burning out.<p>The guidelines state that ministry staff should not be penalised for switching off their mobiles or failing to …

Harvard Wants to Know: How Does the Act of Making Shape Kids' Brains?

Harvard will give teachers specific activities to incorporate into the lessons they already plan to teach. Educators will report back to the …

Carol Dweck on Personalized Learning

• What is the teacher's role in creating a personalized learning plan?<br>• How might students embrace a growth mindset as they work on a personalized …

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My Favorites Friday #3 ~ Toy Organization & Storage<p>Wagon Bookshelf: I love this idea, and it can be used for much more than children's books. This …

Writable Surfaces

One of the things that we think is really important in a future classroom is that it is environmentally friendly. Creating some writable surfaces is …