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Google Quizzes for Teachers and Students | Google Tools For Educators

We can now use Google Forms to make quizzes in Google. These quizzes have a number of useful features; they are self checking, so you won't need to …

Education Technology

You make or break your life between 5-7 a.m.

While serving a humanitarian and ecclesiastical mission at the age of 20, I learned potentially the most important lesson of my life. How you spend …

Self-improvement

What is love? You asked Google – here’s the answer

Experts say the western ideal of romantic love is constantly disappointing us. Which is a shame because our culture loves romantic love. It’s an idea that pervades pop music, novels, TV and film. Somewhere out there our perfect match is waiting to meet us, so the theory goes. But maybe love isn’t …

Relationships

12 Educational Windows Apps for Teachers

Today we spent sometime sifting through Windows app store and curated for you the list below. This is a collection of some great educational apps for …

Education Technology

Switzerland’s mysterious fourth language

Despite Romansh being one of Switzerland’s four national languages, less than 0.5% percent of Swiss can speak it.<p><i>Discurras ti rumantsch?</i><p>Despite Romansh being one of Switzerland’s four national languages, less than 0.5% percent of Swiss can answer that question – ‘Do you speak Romansh?’ – with a …

Language

Here's How Not to Improve Public Schools

The Gates Foundation’s big-data experiment wasn’t just a failure. It did real harm.<p>The Gates Foundation deserves credit for hiring an independent firm to assess its $575 million program to make public-school teachers more effective. Now that the results are in, it needs to be no less open in …

Education

The Best Free Language-Learning Apps of 2018

Learning a new language requires a huge investment of time, but it doesn't necessarily call for a big investment of money. These are the best free …

Language Learning

Will we stop speaking and just text?

The young often text more than make calls so is speech itself doomed? Texting may be closer to speech than formal written language, writes James Harbeck.<p>Say this out loud: <i>zomg wtfffffff im going 2 pwn you!!!!1111 lololol</i><p>Well, OK, you can’t. And yet, in its loosely structured live interactivity, …

Language

I took nootropics every day for a week—here’s what happened

Just like how subsisting on Soylent instead of actual food became a habit among Silicon Valley bros years before you could buy a bottle at 7-Eleven, …

Cream Cheese

The astonishing Nature Conservancy Photo Contest winners

The annual contest garnered a record number of entries this year, totaling over 57,000 photographs from 135 countries. Bill Marr, director of …

The Nature Conservancy

Three Ways to Use Flipgrid Now That All Features are Free

In case you missed it last week, Flipgrid was acquired by Microsoft. Microsoft then made all of the premium features of Flipgrid available for free …

Education Technology

Encourage Students to Reflect on Their Growth with This Free Slides Portfolio Template

<i>“We do not learn from experience. We learn from reflecting on experience.” Paraphrase of John Dewey’s work</i> One of the most important ways to end the …

This 15-30 minute routine makes your brain healthier, younger, and smarter

“Everything popular is wrong”  —  Oscar Wilde<p>In the book, <i>BLUE ZONES: Lessons for Living Longer From the People Who’ve Lived the Longest</i><i>,</i> author Dan …

The Human Brain Can Create Structures in Up to 11 Dimensions

"We found a world that we had never imagined."<p>Last year, neuroscientists used a classic branch of maths in a totally new way to peer into the …

How controlling your gut bacteria could help you avoid a host of illnesses from diabetes to Parkinson's

Ever had a funny feeling in your stomach that tells you something is wrong? Or butterflies in your tummy when nervous? What about that bout of …

Here's Why Some People Get 'Skin Orgasms' From Listening to Music

Those music chills.<p>Have you ever been listening to a great piece of music and felt a chill run up your spine? Or goosebumps tickle your arms and …

Psychology

10 apps parents warned to look out for on their children's phones

Police have urged parents to check their children's phones in a warning about 10 apps that should be "off-limits".<p>The list was created by an American …

Apps

Making Music with the Mind’s Brain Waves

<b>The encephalophone, an experimental hands-free musical instrument that uses brain waves to generate sounds, may help in the treatment of neurological</b> …

Babies Can Think Logically Even Before They Can Talk, Study Shows

It might *sound* like incoherent screaming, but...<p>In intriguing research, a team of scientists may have discovered the earliest age at which a person …

University of California

The 30 Best Science Websites for Grades K-12

What are the best science websites for your K–12 lessons? Here are the ones I turn to again and again.<p>Interdisciplinary Resources<p>Perfect for middle …

Education Technology

Neuroscientists Unearth a New Pathway in the Human Brain

Researchers at the Iowa Neuroscience Institute of the University of Iowa have identified direct evidence of a connection in the human brain between …

An Incredible World Map That Plots the Literal Translation of Every Country Name In the World

The Literal Translation of Country Names is a remarkably researched map created by Neomam for their client Credit Card Compare, which plots the …

Oxford University Press

Investigating Instructional Design Management and Leadership Competencies – a Delphi Study

Research in instructional design and educational technology journals typically focuses on the theories, technologies, and processes related to …

Breakthrough: Researchers create a novel protein ‘mat’ that can soak up pollution | more lifestyle

In a breakthrough, scientists have created novel protein mats that can soak up and trap chemical pollution. Despite years of effort to stabilise …

Protein

This London bench absorbs as much pollution as 275 trees

London has got a new ally in the fight against its air pollution crisis: hedge 2.0.<p>The CityTree is a strange mix of bench and hedge, but is very …

Pollution

These sleek $250 earbuds can translate languages in real time — and it's like something out of 'Star Trek'

The company's first product, the Pilot translating earpiece, started as an Indiegogo campaign in 2016. Now, the Brooklyn-based startup says it has sold 27,000 units and has begun shipping to its early customers.<p>The Pilot looks like a fairly standard pair of wireless earbuds. They fit snugly in your …

Language

7 tips to keep your brain as sharp as your body

When it comes to our hearts, even the non-medical types among us pretty much know what we need to be doing. In a nutshell: exercising and eating right.<p>But when it comes to our brains, guidelines tend to be foggier. Besides, we figure, since we’re probably as smart as we’ll ever be, what can we …

This may be why you can’t remember the first years of life

Remember growing those baby teeth? Taking that inaugural crawl? Mouthing that earliest solid food?<p>Of course you don’t — and neither does anyone else. …

“Timelinely” Lets You Easily Create Annotated & Interactive Videos

Timelinely is a new free tool that easily lets you create an interactive experience for any YouTube video.<p>You just copy-and-paste the url of the …

Guys, This Could Be Why Women Seem To Think You're Boring

Guys, you've been in this situation before: You meet a girl out at a bar, and she has an adorable accent.<p><b>You:</b> “Where are you from?”<p><b>Her:</b> “Norway.”<p><b>You:</b> …