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5 Practical Habits That Will Make You Happier at Work | Inc.com

There are a lot of things you can do to be happier at work no matter what your level of happiness already is. When you love your job, it's much easier to smile and have a more positive attitude. If you think of your job as stressful, annoying, and unbearable, you may want to start looking for other …

Happiness

UDL and The Flipped Classroom: The Full Picture

User Generated EducationIn response to all of the attention given to the flipped classroom, I proposed The Flipped Classroom: The Full Picture and …

Maryland student's 'tragedy of the commons' tweet goes viral | Toronto Star

“It first started off with a bunch of (University of Maryland) kids and teenagers in general retweeting it,” with responses like “Typical UMD. This …

Learn Desmos

So you want to learn more about Desmos, the free and fantastically-beautiful online graphing calculator? You’ve come to the right place. I’ve created …

The Countries Where Kids Are Terrified of Math

A new study shows Tunisian teenagers are the world's most anxious regarding the subject.<p>Tunisia, Argentina, Brazil and Thailand are home to some of the world’s most math-phobic 15-year-olds.<p>Levels of “mathematics anxiety” in those countries were the highest among the nations tracked by the OECD as …

Mapping (and Potentially Preventing) Crime With Math

0<p>SHARES<p>Mathematicians have long tried to bring order to chaos—to develop complex models to understand seemingly random events. One particularly …

Jackson Pollock

Peer pressure's influence calculated by mathematician

(Phys.org) —A mathematician has calculated how peer pressure influences society.<p>Professor Ernesto Estrada, of the University of Strathclyde's …

Statistics Explained Through Modern Dance: A New Way of Teaching a Tough Subject

You want a gentle introduction to statistics, and maybe those Khan Academy videos aren't quite working out for you. Well, here's another approach: …

Scientific Data Has Become So Complex, We Have to Invent New Math to Deal With It

Author: Jennifer Ouellette, Quanta Magazine. Jennifer Ouellette, Quanta Magazine Science<p>Date of Publication: 10.09.13.<p>Time of Publication: 9:30 am. …

Why today is my last day teaching online…

I just submitted final grades for the last time. This means that today marks my last day teaching online. 🙁<p>For the past 3+ years, I’ve been an …

The 70 Best Apps For Teachers And Students

Ready for school? Let’s examine some of the featured apps that you should be using this year. From time-saving tools to reading helpers, there are …

25 Ways to Get the Most Out of Twitter

Imagine being able to connect with one hundred million people anytime you want. With that many people on Twitter each day (and that’s not counting …

Social Media

The History of Greek-Style Frappe

According to popular legend, the Greek-style frappe was invented in September 1957 at the annual Thessaloniki International Fair in the convention …

Coffee

How to Make Perfect Coffee

The science of what makes coffee great<p><i>Coffee has become recognized as a human necessity. It is no longer a luxury or an indulgence; it is a corollary of human energy and human efficiency.</i><p><i>-</i> William H. Ukers, <i>All About Coffee</i> (1922)<p>It was November 23, 2010. We were in Surf City, North Carolina, …

Why Do Some Students Struggle Online?

In a recent article on semester-length online coursework, I wrote about some recent research findings that many community college students perform …

Pedagogy

5 Easy Steps to #Gamifying #HigherEd

by Justin Marquis Ph.D.<p>It’s time to get the party started with gamification in higher education. Maybe it’s the liberating feeling of the summer, or …

Five Most Critical Needs of Adult Students

Last fall, my university conducted the Noel-Levitz Adult Learner Inventory for the second time. The inventory asks students to rate the importance …

Higher Education

Three Ways to Improve Online Courses for Adult Students

The more learning changes, the more it stays the same …<p>Technology changes, methods of delivery change and even learning theories are modified; …

Pedagogy

What Critics Don't Understand About Gamified Education - GCo

<b>Gamified Education Is a New Model of Learning</b><p>Critics of gamified education always seem to miss some major points:<p>1) Gamified education is much more …

More Essential and Helpful Resources for Online Instructors

<i>This post features a collection of carefully selected resources specific to teaching online; geared to educators seeking skill development for</i> …

How To Use Math To Crush Your Friends At Monopoly Like You've Never Done Before

It's played among close friends, loved ones, and trusted business partners.<p>It's also one of the few times in life where it's perfectly acceptable to want to systematically annihilate and crush the aforementioned friends, loved ones and partners.<p>Well, we're here to help.<p>Monopoly has a major element …

Yes, algebra is necessary

This <i>was written by cognitive scientist Daniel Willingham, professor and director of graduate studies in psychology at the University of Virginia and author of “Why Don’t Students Like School?” His newly published book is “When Can You Trust The Experts? How to tell good science from bad in</i> …

32 Tricks You Can Do With Wolfram Alpha, The Most Useful Site In The History Of The Internet

It's not a search engine, it's not an encyclopedia, and it's not a calculator, but it's a little bit of all of that. It's really the only member of its field.<p>Originally developed as an online version of Stephen Wolfram's Mathematica software, its basic functionality is that of a math equation …

How Math Could Help Defuse Riots

Rioting behavior isn't so different from shopping behavior--an insight researchers want to use to keep riots at bay.<p>After riots tore across London in 2011, a team of researchers from University College London began using math to model what happened--and how to predict similar riots in the future. …

Get The Math

THE SETUP<p><i>Get the Math</i> is about algebra in the real world. See how professionals use math in music, fashion, videogames, restaurants, basketball, and …