Deborah Grace Toussaint

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Google Math: I See Math - Teacher Tech

I See Math<p>Diana Herrington (@mathdiana) and I are trying something using photos and Google Slides. Something we <b>advocate is using photos in your math</b> …

Mindfulness in the Classroom

The Mindfulness in the Classroom Series of post were written to support the development of mindful practice in the classroom so that it becomes part …

12 Android Apps You Need to Install on Chromebook

Very soon, everyone will be able to use Android apps on a Chromebook. It’s a move that’s been long-awaited and will make Chromebooks even more …

Want Smart Kids? Make Sure They Learn to Do This

There's a brain-building skill schools are teaching less and less.<p>If you have kids in school, how much time do they spend learning cursive handwriting? Probably not much, especially if they're beyond first grade. The Common Core standards dominating education these days only call for teaching …

University of Washington

How to Use Meditation to Visualize Your Goals

The power of the mind is astonishing and, when coupled with mindfulness-based practices like meditation, you can increase your ability to make leaps …

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 …

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The 10 garden flowers that can sell your property

Practical Ed Tech Tip of the Week – Create a Writing Prompt Generator in Google Sheets

Flippity is a great service that offers a handful of templates for creating flashcards, random name selectors, Jeopardy games, and progress trackers …

The best four-star hotels in London

An expert guide to London's top four-star hotels — priced at less than £250 per night — including the best for spas, pools, quirky bedrooms, cutting-edge cocktail bars, exquisite dining and proximity to central London, in locations including the West End, The City, Marylebone, Knightsbridge and …

Eckhart Tolle's 15 Mindfulness Ways To Find Peace and Happiness

Eckhart Tolle born on 16th February 1948 is a German-born resident of Canadian writer. He is popularly known for his book <b>“The power of now.”</b> …

The Beginner’s Guide to Mindfulness: 8 Helpful Tips

May 27, 2016 by Justin Whitaker<p>A guest post from Janet Miller<p>You don’t have to be a Buddhist (or a hippy) to practice mindfulness, and you don’t have …

The 10 best places to visit in England - and where to stay

Our experts offer a guide to 10 of the best places and cities to visit in England for family holidays and couples, and the best hotels to stay when there, in locations including Yorkshire, Cornwall, Lake District, Bath, Cotswolds, London, Devon, Norfolk, Suffolk and Brighton.<p><b>1. Yorkshire</b><p>Visitors …

Meet Terrapattern, Google Earth’s Missing Search Engine

“Why don’t you click on the tennis court?” Golan Levin, an associate professor of art at Carnegie Mellon University, suggested. I was looking at a satellite image of the school’s campus in Pittsburgh, embedded in the home page of Levin’s latest online project, Terrapattern. “What you should …

13 money-saving tips from a woman who lived on $14,000 a year

Even when it feels like your budget couldn't be stretched any thinner, it probably could -- it may just take some effort. And for people like …

A Step-by-Step Guide to Filing for Social Security

If you're 62 or older, you have the ability to file for Social Security retirement benefits. After you determine that you're ready to file, you need to know when to file so your benefits start at the right time. You'll also have to decide how you want to apply -- online at the Social Security …

How to Master Adversity With Mindfulness

Learn how to disentangle from your emotions during difficult times and respond mindfully.<p>It is crunch time again. Your group is facing a deadline, a board meeting, or preparing for a pitch. Game on. Pressure high. For some, high adrenaline fuels performance. For others, the stress leads to …

Mindfulness

10 Things to See and Do in London

"He who tires of London tires of life." <i>Samuel Johnson</i><p>"There's nowhere else like London. Nothing at all, anywhere." <i>Vivienne Westwood</i><p>London is an eternal city with modern roots; a city of pure power and industry, that rose and grew in times not so far from today through exploration, exploitation, and …

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Daily Meditation: Like Calm Water

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be part of bringing spirituality alive in your life.<p>Today's meditation features a short passage from Thich Nhat Hanh's book, <i>How To Relax</i>. Each of us has a …

Is Testing Creating a Toxic Culture in Schools?

Albert Einstein purportedly said, "Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid."<p>Sometimes I wonder if the standardized testing we do in many of our schools today does just that: judges fish on their climbing …

10 Actually Free and Interesting Things To Do in London

London can be an expensive city if you head to all the tourist traps. I am the master of finding something free to do in this city (could be to do with the fact I usually have no money in my pocket and I'm Dutch which means I'm basically a tight a**e!). Here's a great guide to London that's …

Can you solve the simple maths question confusing adults?

A new brainteaser that many adults are getting wrong has been sweeping the web – can you get it right?<p><b>Do you know the correct answer to: 9 - 3 ÷ 1/3 + 1 = ?</b><p>It may seem easy enough to answer - but the question is an example of slipping maths standards across generations, it has been claimed.<p>“This …

The best time to start taking Social Security

<i>People say you should hold off taking Social Security until full retirement age or later rather than starting benefits early. I disagree. I think I can do better by taking benefits as soon as I can and investing them, even if I earn only a modest rate of return. And if I invest more aggressively I</i> …

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Blissfully Better: Powerful Age-Defying Benefits of Yoga, Meditation and Mindfulness

In the hyper-active, turbo-charged, fast-paced world that we live in today, time just simply seems to fly by. Not only are we trying to keep up with work, busy careers and all that's happening in our personal and social lives, but more than anything we're also trying to just simply keep up with …

How to Raise Your Credit Score, Fast

Everyone knows the basic rule for building good credit: Pay your bills on time, for a long time.<p>What many people don't realize is how important it is …

Vacation Planner, Travel Planning, Tips Savings

AARP.org<p>close navigation<p>Travel since 1958<p>Destination Guides Articles & Tips Local Getaways Trip Finder Back to Trip Finder Results AARP Member …

Top 10 Tips for First Time Travelers to London

Many people on their first visit to London are a tad put off their game, everything feels backwards with cars on the other side of the road and even though you speak the same language their phrases and words seem foreign. So it's with this that I decided to put together some London tips to help you …

Let's explore: The business traveller’s guide to London

Let's Explore<p>The business traveller’s guide to London<p>Paid Content By<p>Let's Explore<p>The business traveller’s guide to London<p>Paid Content By<p>Paid Content …

The Myth of Walkthroughs: 8 Unobserved Practices in Classrooms

Walkthroughs can offer enormous learning opportunities for teachers and leaders, but unfortunately they focus on at least 8 myths that aren't …

6 Children's Books To Encourage Mindful, Happy Kids

If asking your child what's going on lands you in a deep, meaningful discussion about why there are clouds, why they are called "clouds," who came up …