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24 Ways for Students to Showcase Their Best Work (With Tech)

One of the most important parts of assessment is deciding how to organise student work. A great way for students to be more involved in the …

Education Technology

Stephen Hawking: There Is No God And The Theory Of Evolution Better Explains The Origin Of Life

For someone that is supposedly so “brilliant”, Stephen Hawking really doesn’t have a clue. In a recent interview with Spain’s El Mundo, Hawking …

Stephen Hawking

What Technology Will Look Like In Five Years

As a driver of technical innovation for a software company, a huge part of my job depends on forecasting how current tech trends will play out, merge, dissipate or expand. Here are some of my predictions of what the world will look like in 2020.<p>Revised Notions Of Ownership<p>Think of the things you …

The urban ultimatum: what should our future cities be like?

The landscape has changed radically in the decade that LSE Cities’ Urban Age programme has travelled the world – but the questions it explores are more important than ever, writes Deyan Sudjic<p>Outside the echo chamber of religious fanaticism of all descriptions, this is not a moment in which the …

The Gift of Doubt

The Pew Research Center has released its newest study revealing that the U.S. public is becoming less religious, which is believed to be attributed to the growing amount of "nones," that is, those that do not claim to belong to any certain religious tradition. This group of "nones" is largely …

What Jesus Said No Longer Applies

A while back I was called "a special kind of stupid" for sharing the screenshot above in response to a conservative evangelical Christian's post about the Caitlyn Jenner hype.<p>In the same thread, another person said I was preaching "the Gospel according to Suzanne" because I suggested that when the …

How the #ShoutYourAbortion Hashtag Started and Sparked a New Movement

Amelia Bonow is a 30-year-old grad student, a part-time bartender and most recently, an Internet phenomenon.<p>A few weeks ago, Bonow decided to go on …

Feminism

Finland’s teachers -- with less stress and more free time -- collaborate naturally

I was 21 and naïve. I had been offered a long-term job as a computer teacher at an urban elementary school outside of Boston, and I jumped at the …

10 Back-To-School Tips For Teachers Using Google Docs

<b>10 Back-To-School Tips For Teachers Using Google Docs</b>by <b>Google</b>• <b> Collaborate with colleagues</b> <br>Use Docs to collaborate with your colleagues on joint …

Education Technology

After a decade online, YouTube is redefining celebrity

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It's a meet-and-greet worthy of an A-list star.<p>Outside the three-story bookstore at the outdoor shopping mecca known as The Grove, hundreds of mostly young women have formed a line that stretches past trendy clothing stores and spills out onto a nearby street. They're waiting to …

Los Angeles

Well-Designed: How to Use Empathy to Create Products People Love

The book suggestion of this week is about design and how it has helped products to be more than just useful but also pleasant to use. Well-designed …

More Pressing than Women Preachers

Once again the internet has been abuzz with discussions of whether women should preach in the local church gathering. Whenever the issue is raised, …

Evangelical Christianity

3 Ways Rising Secularism Affects Evangelism

There has been no shortage of discussion and debate on the results of the latest Pew Research survey on the changing religious composition of the …

Evangelical Christianity

How Our Culture Undervalues Sex

<i>This is the first of a two-part series on how our society both undervalues and overvalues sex.</i>[1]<i> First, how do we undervalue sex? (And be sure to</i> …

HeadOn

Obeying the Whole Great Commission

Whole. Complete. All parts present. I have been dwelling on the concept of wholeness lately. I had a conversation with a pastor the other day and we …

The Next Hot Trend On Campus: Creating Innovation

Innovation centers are transforming higher education campuses and powering the future of learning.<p>As tomorrow’s global citizens enter higher education with words like “make,” “hack,” and “prototype” embedded in their vocabulary, they are fueling a powerful movement toward “learning by …

Innovation

10 Characteristics Of A Highly Effective Learning Environment

<b>10 Characteristics Of A Highly Effective Learning Environment</b><p>by <b>Terry Heick</b><p><i>For in-person professional development from TeachThought on how to create</i> …

Pedagogy

Nobody Lives Here, A Fascinating Map of the Many Areas in the United States With Zero Population

Cartography site mapsbynik has created a fascinating map based on 2010 Census data that highlights the surprisingly common blocks in the United …

9 Key Trends in the UK Church

Earlier this month I had the great privilege of attending a gathering of church and movement leaders hosted by Terry Virgo, founder of Newfrontiers. …

Evangelical Christianity

Radical Multisiting

Every week, nearly 5 million people attend one of the 5,000+ multisite churches across North America. The multisite strategy has proven to be an …

Designers Of Android And Dropbox On The Smartphone Of 2020

We spoke to lead designers from Google and Dropbox about the future of the phone. But where we arrived was the future of happiness.<p>“It’s funny. This seems to be the year that everybody’s bored of the phone,” says Matias Duarte, lead designer of Android at Google.<p>You feel a little bit like an arms …

Love Thy Neighbor as Thy Selfie

Sponsor<p>Show Your Support<p><b>By: Nathan Eshelman, Author <br>Gentle Reformation<br>D. Min. Admissions Counselor, RPTS</b><p>I have been a fan of the <i>Oxford English</i> …

Ten Ways Millennials Are Shaping Local Congregations Today

They are the largest generation in history. In the United States alone, they number more than 78 million, even larger than the seemingly ubiquitous …