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We All Waste Food. Here’s How You Can Stop.

Save the Food.<p>That’s the message now being issued in a big way by the people who brought us Smokey the Bear and “Keep America Beautiful.” Why? Because American consumers waste more food than any other segment of the supply chain (43 percent of what’s wasted, according to the recent ReFED …

Agriculture

Creating Online Courses That Sell with the Free CoursePress LMS Plugin for WordPress

Learning Management Systems are big business worth $2.5 billion to the corporate sector, with an expected growth of $5.3 billion by 2018 – that’s …

Social Media FOR Schools: Strategy, Platforms, Shareable Content

While my last blog post was focused on developing shareable content FOR schools via social media, I have taken a step back to look at the bigger …

4 Reasons Retail Jobs Are About to Get Better

There’s widespread agreement that stagnant wages are a big problem in the United States. Which industry could really help do something about it? Retail.<p>According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the two largest occupations in the United States are retail salesperson and cashier. In 2014, …

The Economics of Latte Art

A new study shows that people are willing to pay significantly more for those milky swirls.<p>Science has now confirmed what supple-wristed baristas have known all along: People are suckers for latte art. According to a new study published in the <i>Journal of Sensory Studies</i>, customers both expect and …

10 Formative Assessments Tech Tools to Put to the Test in 2015

Students require constant feedback in order to be actively engaged and strive towards growth while learning new concepts. Technology, as an …

If you want your children to succeed, teach them to share in kindergarten

Kindergartners who share, cooperate and are helpful are more likely to have a college degree and a job 20 years later than children who lack those social skills, according to a new study.<p>Kids who get along well with others also are less likely to have substance-abuse problems and run-ins with the …

Gamification in Corporate Training Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

Posted on July 18, 2015<p>By definition, gamification is the use of game logic and mechanics in non-game contexts to engage and motivate learners in …

This Is What Today's Online Learning Content Tells Us About The Future Of School

Today’s children are extremely savvy. They’ve grown up in a world where information was always just a button away. Buttons? Soon, they won’t even need buttons. With Windows 10, they’ll simply say, “hey Cortana.” She’s more like the world’s greatest librarian than a personal assistant. She delivers …

Education Technology

The Top Complaints from Employees About Their Leaders

If you’re the kind of boss who fails to make genuine connections with your direct reports, take heed: 91% of employees say communication issues can drag executives down, according to results from our new Interact/Harris Poll, which was conducted online with roughly 1,000 U.S. workers.<p>In the survey, …

Cooling the Planet One Green Roof at a Time

Green roofs have come a long way since the Hanging Gardens of Babylon.<p>Green roofs are being recognised as a critical addition to our urban areas as …

Green Roofs

Extra, Extra! Bring Your School Paper Online with Flipboard

Flipboard can be a great digital tool to supplement your school paper online. Breaking news in a modern, digital world is not just writing and editing anymore. Writing goes hand in hand with curation, strategy and social engagement. It’s important to stay on top of the way students and teachers are …

Using Multimedia to Power Up Classroom Magazines on Flipboard

Erase from your mind any image you may have of one of those loose leaf binders filled with photocopies of source materials to which classroom teachers so often resort. Instead think Flipboard Magazines and all the ways they bring learning materials to life. So choose your subject, start flipping …

Tribute paid to public officers: Behind-the-scenes...

A video made as a tribute to the public officers who worked during the one-week long national mourning period for the late Lee Kuan Yew was posted by …

The Remedy for Unproductive Busyness

Raise your hand if you feel busy. Keep it up, still, if you think the busyness is hurting your productivity. If your hand is still up, then you should keep on reading.<p>It’s very easy to succumb to the temptation of staying busy even when it is counterproductive: It is the way our brains are wired. …

Why – and How – to Hire Young People Without Diplomas

When an executive at global services firm UBS Americas challenged trainees to design a cost-saving strategy, one young woman proposed that the company install software that puts a computer into sleep mode after a period of inactivity. This idea was calculated to save up to $400,000 a year for every …

900 Free Audio Books: Download Great Books for Free

<b>Barrie, JM</b> - Peter Pan - Free iTunes - Free MP3<p><b>Barrodale, Amie</b> - "William Wei" (read by James Franco) - Free MP3<p><b>Barthelme, Donald</b> - “Chablis” (read …

Literature

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Henry A. Kissinger: The world will miss Lee Kuan Yew

<i>Henry A. Kissinger was secretary of state from 1973 to 1977.</i><p>Lee Kuan Yew was a great man. And he was a close personal friend, a fact that I consider one of the great blessings of my life. A world needing to distill order from incipient chaos will miss his leadership.<p>Lee emerged onto the …

Asia

Instruction on Grace

This is the instruction I have been given on grace.<p>Grace cannot be taken. Grace can be received.<p>Grace is knowing: <i>Don't make it worse</i>. When things are difficult, no action is required. Waiting is the beginning of grace. Restraint is the beginning of grace.<p>Grace has the word race in it. And sometimes …

The Best Free Photoshop Alternatives

While nothing can truly replace Adobe’s Photoshop editing software in terms of feature set and ‘power under the hood,’ there are many occasions in …

5 Crucial Strategies to Prepare Students for The Future

Here is another awesome infographic I have recently stumbled upon on Learndash. The graphic outlines 5 ways to prepare students for future. It also …

Which of These 4 Instructional Strategies Do You Use in Your Class ?

February 21, 2015<br>Instructional strategies, according to Alberta Learning, are “techniques teachers use to help students become independent, strategic …

5 Top Trends in Education Technology 2015 | Inc.com

Pressure continues to increase on education budgets around the globe. Yet despite this fact, the education sector is continuing to increase its investment in technology related to learning. Ed tech funding jumped 55 percent in 2014 with no signs of slowing down, according to CB Insights. A report …

Education Technology

10 Must Read Books on The 21st Century Literacies

February, 2015<br>The literacy landscape is rapidly evolving to the extent that we can no longer expect what it will be like in the next coming years. …

Scientists now know why popcorns pop

The popping sound made by popcorn is normally viewed as a pleasing cue that your snack is ready to eat, but for scientists the phenomenon represented one of nature’s significant unsolved problems.<p>Now a French team say they have settled the question of why popcorn pops through a series of high-speed …

Chemistry

The Nature and Nurture of Genius: The Sweet Illustrated Story of How Henri Matisse’s Childhood Shaped His Creative Legacy

A heartening testament to the nourishing power of parental love in the cultivation of greatness.<p>At 8PM on the last day of 1869, a little boy named Henri entered the world in a gray textile-mill town in the north of France, in a rundown two-room cottage with a leaky roof. He didn’t have much …

4 Powerful iPad Apps for Teaching Kids Handwriting

February 14, 2015<br>Today as I was sifting through Apps Gone Free searching for new deals on educational apps, I came across iTrace. This is one of my …

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