Lita Botello Armendariz

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The Human Lab Rat in the Lab

When I was 10 months old, I was diagnosed with an anaphylactic food allergy to wheat, rye, oats and barley. As I've written about in my article, "Pizza and Oreos Would Have Killed Me, But They're Now My Medicine," which can be found here, I was always extremely cautious, for only a couple of crumbs …

Immune System

Roman Mars 99 Percent Invisible: The Ouija board’s strange history.

<i>Roman Mars’ podcast 99% Invisible covers design questions large and small, from his fascination with rebar to the history of slot machines to the</i> …

San Antonio Current

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The Learning Myth: Why I'll Never Tell My Son He's Smart

This post has a new home! Click here to read it alongside other conversations with Sal. By: Salman Khan Join …

Learning

5 Characteristics Of Grit -- How Many Do You Have?

Recently some close friends visited, both of whom have worked in education with adolescents for over 40 years. We were talking about students in general and when I asked what has changed with regards to the character of kids, in unison they said “grit” – or more specifically, lack thereof. There …

The Lowdown on Longhand

There has been much debate on the use of laptops for note taking in classrooms. The pro side sees laptops as an efficient way of collecting and …

Dr. Phil On What Winners See That Losers Don't

<i>The little clue that you'll be successful</i><p><i>By Dr. Phil</i><p>Since childhood, I've been obsessed with success. Even in middle school, I was studying highly effective people to figure out what they had in common. I discovered that success is not a mystery; it leaves clues every step of the way. There's one …

What Reading a Novel Does to Your Brain | Wake Up World

By Mary West<p>Guest Writer for Wake Up World<p>The scientific world has good news for those who like nothing better than to curl up with a good novel. You …

Psychologists why incubation helps creativity with numerous studies.

<i>This</i> <i>story</i> <i>originally appeared in</i> Business Insider.<p>You're innocently shampooing your scalp when—bam!—an unforeseen solution pops into your head. …

Psychologists Find a Surprising Thing Happens to Kids Who Read Harry Potter

<b>The news:</b> Harry Potter's greatest feat might not have been defeating Voldemort, but teaching young people around the world to battle prejudice. At …

Cocoa farmers trying chocolate for the first time is a must watch

You would think that chocolate is universal. Something that is everywhere, that everyone can enjoy. It's not. There are people who have never tried …

The Backchannel: Giving Every Student a Voice in the Blended Mobile Classroom

At the time, we did not have mobile devices. If we had, then a number of free tools could have augmented class discussions and supported students …