Aurelio Reyes

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The Epic Guide to Student Ownership

“Is this real, Mr. J?” The question came from the back of the room. Todd rarely spoke up in class, but today he seemed visibly upset. “Yes, it is …

What Would Happen If Students Assigned Their Own Math Homework?

What if homework could be a means for promoting self-efficacy, agency, and motivation to learn? Teaching students to actively pursue knowledge and …

12 ways to hack-proof your smartphone

As we’ve recently seen from leaked CIA documents, no one is immune to hacking attacks. Here’s how to protect yourself against them, whether they come from opportunist thieves or state-sponsored spies.<p>1. Keep up to date – and don’t open up holes yourself<p>When it comes to protecting yourself against …

Information Systems

The Most Simple Meditation Technique That Anyone Can Do

Have you ever heard of gazing meditation?<p>If you haven’t, it involves focusing your mind on an object in front of you.<p>Gazing has been a long-practiced …

4 Morning Rituals to Keep You Productive All Day Long

Most of us work long hours: 40, 50 or even 60 hours each week. But chances are, given distractions like online entertainment, office snacking habits …

50 Quotes With the Power to Motivate You to Do Anything

Entrepreneur and Connector<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There's no denying the fact that entrepreneurs need a daily dose of motivation. One of the best ways to lift your spirit is by reading quotes that tug at heartstrings and stimulate our minds.<p>As I'm living the …

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Seeking Challenges in Math

I was working with a grade 7 teacher and his students a while back. The teacher came to me with an interesting problem, his students were doing quite …

An Unsolved Problem your Students Should Attempt

There are several great unsolved math problems that are perfect for elementary students to explore. One of my favourites is the palindrome sums …

Mathematics

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No Biggie, Neil deGrasse Tyson Proposed a New Kind of Government

After the tumultuous election year America had, the debate over what kind of leaders we want to represent us did not end. Helpful to the discussion …

WATCH: This Simple Triangle Will Change The Way You Think About Maths Forever

Because logarithmic notation is bad.<p>Okay, let's get something straight right off the bat - logarithmic notation in maths is bad and doesn't make a …

CTI - The First Day of Class

Why should you do more than introduce the course syllabus on the first day? <br>What should you plan for the first day of class? <br>What are effective class …

Teaching

14 Motivational Fitness Quotes To Inspire You Every Time You Work Out

Sometimes, no matter how important your goals are to you, it's a struggle to bring your best effort to your gym session (or work up the motivation to …

23 Overlooked European Cities You Must Visit In Your Lifetime

(Photo: Getty Images)<p>Everybody loves a European adventure. But when we are going abroad we tend to overlook smaller cities for enduring favorites like Paris, London, Venice and Rome.<p>Once you've visited the classics, it's time to head to one of these underrated cities in Europe.<p><b>1. Cork, Ireland</b><p>Cork …

The Way We Learn Today Is Just Wrong

Over 155 million Americans play video games, and spend upwards of 3 billion hours per week engrossed in a game.<p>The way we learn today is just wrong.<p>Learning needs to be less like memorization, and more like… Angry Birds.<p>Half of school dropouts name boredom as the No. 1 reason they left.<p>How do we …

8 Epic Ideas for Ending the School Year

1. Make a Top 10 List<p>Dave Burgess suggested having kids make their Top 10 list of what they had learned during the school year. (Think David …

5 Lessons Effective Teachers Teach, Without Explicit Instruction

I’ve come to a frightening conclusion that I am the decisive element in the classroom. It’s my personal approach that creates the climate. It’s my …

5 Elementary Math Problems So Hard, You'll Probably Get Them Wrong

They're simultaneously easy and yet not.<p>A math problem can often look super simple ... before you sit down to actually do it and find you have no clue how to solve it. Then there are the problems that make you feel like a math whiz when you solve it in two seconds flat — only to find your answer is</i> …

Mathematics

10 Characteristics of a LeadUp Teacher

A LeadUp Teacher undoubtedly possesses many characteristics! Innovative, inspiring, and empowering just to name a few. What would you add to these 10 …

My challenge to you – 8 things all teachers should learn about #edtech

I love the School Report scheme that the BBC run via Newsround. We all remember the Newsrounds of our youth. For me it was John Craven who made me …

50 Evergreen Motivational Quotes

Not every day goes well in our life. Sometimes a rough day comes in and takes away all of our motivation. We start feeling lazy about our work. That …

Project Spark

Donald Trump, game theorist

By Steven J. BramsLike or hate Donald Trump, the presumptive U.S. Republican Party nominee for president, his positions are consistent with two …

Warum Snapchat bei Jugendlichen so beliebt ist

Ist es der Reiz des Vergänglichen? Mehr als 130 Millionen Menschen weltweit nutzen täglich Snapchat. Vor allem bei vielen Jugendlichen scheint die …

TeachThought: A Diagram Of Pedagogy in the 21st Century

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60 Motivational Ans Success Driven Jim Rohn Quotes

Jim Rohn ( born on September 17, 1930, in Yakima, Washington, U.S. Died on December 5, 2009, in West Hills, California, U.S ) was an American …

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Approximations<p>Reblogging in honor of being formally taught the Taylor Series for the first time today. It was an exciting moment!

98 Best Motivational Quotes to Make You More Successful | Inc.com

Motivational quotes can make a surprisingly big difference, lifting your spirits when you're down and encouraging you to even greater heights when you've hit a plateau.<p>That's because success is an outcome. Becoming successful--however you choose to define "success," since everyone's definition …

Motivation

What the Prime Number Tweetbot Taught Me about Infinite Sums

Last summer, Zach Weinersmith of smbc comics blew my mind.<p>My reaction was basically in line with the bottom right panel:<p>The harmonic series grows to …