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10 Things Successful People Do Before Going to Sleep

Everyone is obsessed with how successful people start their day. And if you’ve decided to do something about the quality of your life, you’ll start …

Miles of Thread and a Giant Needle Weave Indoor Rainbows

Gabriel Dawe gives you the rainbow without the rain.<p>Imagine a rainbow that’s divorced from rain, water, or any kind of natural and uncontrollable events, a rainbow that will linger, flawless and unchanging, for however long you care to watch it. Gabriel Dawe makes these perfect rainbows reality.<p>The …

12 Longreads To Get You Through A Snow Day

Snowed in? Fend off cabin fever with these fascinating stories.<p>If you live in the Northeast or Mid-Atlantic, a gigantic winter storm is about to screw up your weekend plans.<p>On the bright side, a snow day is one of the best excuses for finally getting around to tackling your Pocket or Instapaper …

Papua New Guinea

Tech Tips | Dr. Seuss and App Smashing Fun!

For our Seuss week celebrations, I read part of <i>Oh, The Thinks You Can Think</i> and asked the fourth graders to think creatively like Dr. Seuss.<p>What …

249 Bloom's Taxonomy Verbs For Critical Thinking

<b>249 Bloom’s Taxonomy Verbs For Critical Thinking</b><p>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><p>Bloom’s Taxonomy’s verbs–also know as power verbs or thinking verbs–are …

Encourage More Critical Thinking By Treating Every Day Like April Fool's Day

Every year on the first day of April, everyone puts on their thinking cap and knowingly views much of what they hear or see with a healthy dose of …

Tech Geek or Teaching Geek?

I think it was during a Twitter chat I first made the comment that you don't have to be a tech geek to use technology effectively to support learning …

The Genius Hour Guidebook

27 Oct, 2015<p>Here at the Genius Hour Guidebook website, you’ll find many resources from the book by Denise Krebs & Gallit Zvi, plus bonus articles and …

Apple Just Patented a Full Color 3D Printer Concept

Apple has built its legacy by taking new technologies and innovating on them for ease of use, as seen with the iPod, iTunes, iOS, and so forth. Now their latest patent describes a full-color 3D printer that could possibly do the same for additive manufacturing.<p>The patent, filed today and titled …

3D Printing

Steve Wozniak, the Apple II and the Reason I'm Here

“I like to experiment,” said the man who changed the history of the world by demonstrating how two guys in a garage can experiment with chips and …

A great book for gifted readers!

A great book for gifted readers!

You clicked on a preview of http://blnk.to/ee8ebf17<p>Where Good Ideas Come From by - Blinkist: Serving curious …

The ADHD Advantage

• <b>Author:</b> Dale Archer, MD<p><b>Why ADHD could be the key to your success</b><p>For decades physicians delivered the diagnosis of ADHD to patients as bad news and warned them about a lifelong struggle of managing symptoms. But <i>The ADHD Advantage</i> explodes this outlook, showing that some of the most highly successful …

Kids who snore may have poorer grades in school

(Reuters Health) - Snoring and other breathing problems during sleep can put kids at risk for poorer performance in school, a new study confirms.<p>Parents, teachers, and health care professionals need to be aware of the potential effects of sleep-disordered breathing and be able to recognize the …

Sleep

Excellent Google Sheets Tools for Assessment and Grading

July 29, 2015<br>Google Sheets add-ons store has a multitude of excellent educational apps teachers can employ to enhance their productivity and improve …

Professional Development in Digital Pedagogy

<i>This July we are launching</i> <i>Digital Pedagogy Lab Courses</i><i>, a series of professional development opportunities for educators, librarians, technologists,</i> …

Steve Wozniak doesn’t own an Apple Watch (yet)

Steve Wozniak, one of Apple’s co-founders, does not yet own the company’s recently released smartwatch.<p>“They haven’t shipped it yet,” he said in a recent interview that also covers his thoughts on artificial intelligence, driverless cars, and Segways.<p>Wozniak is attending hardware and software …

Smartwatches

Carl Icahn: Apple could be one of the great stocks of the century

Carl Icahn is bearish on the current stock market. After making billions buying Netflix shares near $58, the iconic investor announced today that he’s cashing out now that the stock is trading around $677 because the ‘overheated.’<p>Despite pulling out of Netflix though, Icahn is still super bullish …

Stock Markets

Here’s Apple’s full list of supported Siri HomeKit commands

With the first products using Apple’s <i>HomeKit</i> platform for home automation accessories arriving earlier this month, Apple has updated its support page detailing a full list of supported Siri commands.<p>The Siri commands, which will act as the main method of controlling HomeKit accessories, include …

Home Automation

17 Excellent Writing Guides for Academics and Student Researchers

On Writing Wellby William Zensser<p>The Elements of Style by William Strunkand E.B. White<p>How to Write a Book Reviewby Rebecca Graf<p>The Slippery Art of …

Professional Learning: The Heart of Transformation

Over the past five months, I’ve had the privilege of working with approximately 500 school leadership teams – about 2,000 school district …

Pronghorn Antelope

April 2015

Thinglink Summer Teacher Challenge 2015

If you are looking for a new technology tool to add to your arsenal, then look no further. The Thinglink Summer Teacher Challenge for 2015 officially …

Spacesstyle.com

• Commercial Space Heater<br>• Office Space Standards<br>• Crawl Space Vapor Barrier<br>• Entry Door Styles<br>• Lawn Maintenance Services<br>• Construction Contract Forms<br>• Jobs in …

Apple Updating iTunes U With New Tools for Students and Teachers

Apple will today launch a significant upgrade to its iTunes U, reports <i>Re/code</i>. The aim of the update is to improve the tools available for teachers to interact with students, incorporate educational apps in course materials, and manage homework assignments.<p>Following the update, students who use …

Education Technology