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Greece Has a Long History of Debt and Bankruptcy

The country filed for bankruptcy before it was even a sovereign state.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE Greece.</i><p>Greece may very well be the birthplace of theater, philosophy, democracy, and the first radical left government in Europe, but nothing outshines the bizarre economic traditions that …

10 Must-Have eLearning Scenario Resources

<b>Must-Have eLearning Scenario Resources</b><p>Our theme this month has been eLearning scenario with extra emphasis on designing branching scenarios. This …

In Honor Of Mother's Day, A Look At The Moms Of Art History

Happy Mother's Day!<p>Since -- as they say -- a picture's worth a thousand words, we'd like to pay homage to every mom with a collection of artworks that put mothers on parade. Behold, the beautiful mommas of art history, from the woman who birthed Whistler to a Pieta to a massive sculpture of a …

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Berlin itinerary

Hit the highlights of Berlin with this three-day itinerary in the German capital.<p>DAY ONE<p>Start your Berlin exploration by seeing the city from above, preferably by booking ahead for an early lift ride up to the dome of the Reichstag. From here, stroll south past the Roma & Sinti Memorial to snap a …

15 Things Not to Do in New York City

No matter how many times you've been to New York, the city can overwhelm you with its plethora of sights, museums, restaurants, activities and more. Unfortunately, many visitors make the mistake of spending their precious vacation time on the wrong things, or go about seeing the city in the wrong …

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18 Weird and Crazy Facts About Germany

<i>By Barbara Woolsey</i><p><i>Credit: Shutterstock</i><p>Germany has a reputation for being a straight-laced, by-the-books country -- but plenty of weirdness bubbles just below the surface. Honestly, "Sprockets" isn't that far-fetched. As it turns out, there's more than enough weird and wacky going down between the …

6 Major Design Trends Shaping City Life In 2015

Co.Design talked to a slew of experts about how design is changing the way we experience cities, from where we live to how we eat.<p>Cities are the future. By one oft-cited statistic, 70% of the world’s population will live in urban areas by 2050. But chances are, the cities of the future won’t look …

What's the Best Job Title for Those Who Build E-Learning Courses? | The Rapid E

Last year I facilitated a number of elearning workshops with about 1800 participants who are either considering elearning as a career or are active …

eLearning

14 Overrated Tourist Attractions Around The World — And Where To Go Instead

English writer G.K. Chesterton said that the traveler sees what he sees, while a tourist only sees what he came to see.<p>And sometimes, those tourist attractions aren't worth seeing at all.<p>Inspired by this Reddit list of overrated tourist destinations, we wanted to round up some of the biggest …

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First time Amsterdam: top tips for your first visit to the Dutch capital

Golden Age canals lined by gabled houses, candlelit cafes, whirring bicycles, lush parks, monumental museums, colourful markets, diverse dining, quirky shopping and legendary nightlife make the free-spirited Dutch capital one of Europe's great cities. With so much on offer it can be overwhelming …

Tips & Tricks to Becoming an E-Learning Pro | The Rapid E

Now’s a good time to get started in the elearning industry. It’s still growing and doesn’t look like it’s going to slow down any time soon. Knowing …

eLearning

The Ultimate Parisian Guide To Paris

Forget the Eiffel Tower and the Champs-Elysées. Here's where Parisians actually go.

There's no place like Rome for the holidays

I find the holiday season in Rome a joy: crisp air; stylish big-city Italians cupping hot cappuccino in corner cafes; and hurried shoppers bundled up with panache, thoughtfully pausing at grand manger scenes. The season here stretches for over a month -- not to maximize shopping days, but to fit in …

3 Lesser-Known Things to Do in Rome on a Budget

There is so much to do in the magnificent and ancient city of Rome. Everywhere you turn you will see another glimpse of the historical ruins of old. …

Critical Thinking Questions Students Should Be Able to Ask

December 18, 2014<br>As I argued in an earlier post titled ”Critical Thinking Questions Based on Bloom's Taxonomy”, questioning is the key to critical …

The 10 Most Popular Free Online Courses For eLearning Professionals

<b>Most Popular Free Online Courses For eLearning Professionals</b><p>Each professional should seek to become better and to further develop his/her skills and …

Bloom's Critical Thinking Questions to Use in Class

December, 2014<br>Critical thinking is an essential skill in the cognitive development of students. It is probably the number one skill teachers would …

The first 5 online resources to use when learning to code

Even if you think the buzz around "learning how to code" is overkill, you have to admit it's here to stay.<p>Just like it's easier to learn a foreign …

Top 8 eLearning and EdTech Trends for 2015

<b>Top eLearning and EdTech Trends for 2015</b><p>We here at DigitalWits spent the past four months talking with people in large companies, elearning agencies, …

4 Powerful Apps for Creating Mind Maps on Chromebooks

December 9, 2014<br>Here is a list I curated over the last weekend. The list features some of the best web tools teachers can use to create mind maps on …

Great Teacher-tested Games to Engage Your Students

Addictive like Candy Crush, but nutritious Math Facts for the brain.<p>Learning organic chemistry is tough, but this teacher-created app makes a …

The world's greatest attractions - reinvented

The 10 Tallest Skyscrapers Of The Future

The first megatall tower — a building that soars over 2,000 feet into the air — opened ten years ago, according to Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH). It was the Burj Khalifa, and it set astounding records at 2,722 feet tall or over half a mile high.<p>But come 2018, a new building …

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Top 10 food markets in Europe

Photograph: Wilkes McDermid / ©Wilkes888 Photography/©Wilkes888 Photography<p>Pizza at Born & Raised. Photograph: Wilkes McDermid/Wilkes888 Photography<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2014/11/27/1417085098866/17802f8e-0b6f-4614-945a-6cb5cb1a91f2-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: …

Secrets of a True Parisian: Part Two.

Primary school was just around the corner for me. In Paris, there is no school-bus system, each neighborhood has a little school, elementary school, and middle school -- it's only when you start going to high school that you might have to migrate to a different arrondissement to attend another …

Are typing skills more important than handwriting lessons? Finland says yes

How important is it that we teach our kids how to communicate using ink and paper? These days, typing away at a keyboard or a mobile smartphone is a …