Debbie Rohlmeier

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These skills make you most employable. Why isn’t coding in the top 10?

<i>Caveats: Our methodology is rough and has a number of important weaknesses, so don’t put too much weight on the findings for now. See a brief</i> …

Employment

How to Pack a Suit Without Wrinkling It

NBC News' Jeff Rossen shows us the better way to pack a suit inside a suitcase so it comes out wrinkle-free every time. You're welcome.

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This Is The Only Type Of Brain Training That Works, According To Science

Most “brain training” programs are little more than memory games.<p>There are dozens of apps and online courses that claim their “brain training” can make you more mentally agile, but there’s usually little scientific evidence to back up those claims. While the FDA does approve certain brain training …

The Brain

16 Excellent Apps to Use on with Google Classroom

August 14, 2017 We have already published a wide variety of materials, tips and guides on how to make the best of Google Classroom in teaching and …

15 books Malcolm Gladwell thinks everyone should read

A 2015 New York Times article poked fun at how often he blurbs books and recommends them on social media.<p>The bestselling author has published multiple books and articles exploring human behavior from all angles; he also recently launched a hit podcast.<p>We dug through years of his tweets, book …

Math & Identity

I just read this great piece by Karin Brodie:<p>When we think about math, we often think about the content – but what about the way we think about it, …

How To Make Your Kids Smarter: 10 Steps Backed By Science

I’ve explored the science behind what makes kids happier, what type of parenting works best and what makes for joyful families.<p>But <b>what makes children</b> …

Kids

Why Everyone Is Hating on IBM Watson—Including the People Who Helped Make It

You’ve probably seen the Watson commercials, where what looks like a sentient box interacts with celebrities like Bob Dylan, Carrie Fisher, and …

12 Good Word Cloud Generators for Teachers and Students

August , 2017 A word cloud is a visual representation of the frequencies of words in a text. Teachers can use word clouds for a variety of …

Science suggests that 'once a cheater, always a cheater' could actually be true

According to some scientific research, there could actually be some fact behind the idiom.<p>A new study, published in the journal Archives of Sexual Behavior, followed 484 participants in mixed gender romantic relationships. The researchers asked the participants to report their own "extra-dyadic …

Apple Watch 2017: Cellular Capabilities May Break Smartwatch Into Mainstream [Opinion]

Since 2015, Apple has tried to break the Apple Watch into the mainstream. Unfortunately, the Watch is one of the first Apple devices in years that …

America's Best Small Cities to Move to Before They Get Too Popular

The best small towns to visit in America are easy to commit to for a weekend. It doesn’t take much to fall in love with Main Street; all you need is …

Foo Fighters

What Is Intermittent Fasting? A Beginner's Guide to Burning More Fat

Want to burn more fat without changing what you eat? Intermittent fasting isn't a diet. Intermittent fasting is just a different way of eating.<p>For more than a year, I've been following an intermittent fasting eating regimen. I use the word <i>regimen</i> because intermittent fasting is not a diet, at least …

Holistic Medicine

The 10 Most Addicting Books, According to the Internet

When I asked the MR community to help me compile a list of genuinely addicting books, I had no idea the request would be met with such gusto. As of …

Books

Planning to Make Writing: Distinguishing Form from Medium

I’ve spent much of the summer working with teachers who are eager to integrate making and writing but uncertain where to begin.<b>This is what I tell</b> …

Top Teacher Blogs by Innovative Educators

Teacher Certification Degrees » Top Teaching Blogs » <b>Top Teacher Blogs by Innovative Educators</b><p>The following blogs were selected to our top blogs based …

10 Must-Read Books That Should Be Mandatory Reading In High School

Mandatory reading isn't always everyone's favorite kind of reading. Everyone has that one book that they remember slogging through in high school …

20 Podcasts About Writing That Will Have You Penning A Bestselling Novel In No Time

Writers get their inspiration from all sorts of places — real life, current events, favorite books, other writers, their own imagination, and more …

5 Ways to Stop Your Phone Addiction, According to Research

How long do you think the average work email goes unread? 10 minutes? 5 minutes? <i>1 minute?</i><p>Try 6 seconds.<p>From Irresistible: The Rise of Addictive …

Time Travel

10 Habits That Change Boys Into Men

The demise of our culture will result from the demise of its men if something isn't changed quickly.<p>The demise of our culture will result from the demise of its men if something isn't changed quickly. Far too many men remain directionless, devastated and scared children.<p>Male suicide rates have …

Self-improvement

“Kids Can’t Learn From Teachers They Don’t Like”

...The post “Kids Can’t Learn From Teachers They Don’t Like” appeared first on TeachThought.

Genius Hour Resources

<i>Genius Hour is a time given during the school day to allow students to follow their passions and learn about topics that interest them. My gifted</i> …

Man Booker prize 2017 longlist led by Arundhati Roy's return to fiction

Twenty years after her first novel took the same award, The Ministry of Utmost Happiness leads a field of 13, ranging from established stars to newcomers<p>Twenty years after Arundhati Roy won the Man Booker prize for her debut novel The God of Small Things, the Indian author has been longlisted for …

Books

5 Big Ways Education Will Change By 2020

In the next five years, we’ll start to rethink a lot about education, from what’s in school lunches to what a college degree really means.<p>We asked the world’s most innovative companies in education to school us on the future of the classroom, with predictions for the next five years.<p>Here’s what we …

Education

The Disturbing Reason Why Americans Are Eating, Drinking, And Smoking More

​Round-the-clock headlines, political rants, dire global events—it's enough to drive you to the nearest bag of cookies.<p>Cindy Hamilton, 40, of Highwood, Illinois, has a trainer, works out four times a week, and ran the Marine Corps Marathon last year—and yet she's gained seven pounds since …

10 Powerful ways to open a presentation with impact

The first 30 seconds of a presentation is crucial – so don’t waste it. You need to grab the attention of your audience and engage their interest from …

Clearing the Body's Retired Cells Slows Aging and Extends Life

A series of experiments in mice has led to what some are calling “one of the more important aging discoveries ever."<p>I'm looking at a picture of two mice. The one on the right looks healthy. The one on the left has graying fur, a hunched back, and an eye that's been whitened by cataracts. “People …

How To Make Summer Water And Stay Deliciously Hydrated

We're not talking about rosé, but we promise it's just as good.<p>Summer is hot, and it’s important you keep hydrated. Rosé ― aka summer water ― is one way people like to try to do that, but while that might be fun, it really isn’t effective (alcohol actually dehydrates you).<p>Instead, you should drink …