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Ancient Wisdom Reveals 6 Rituals That Will Make You Happy

People have enormous respect for ancient wisdom. They just don’t read it. Funny thing is, we’re more likely to live happier lives when we visit the …

The Drop: New PlayStation Games for 8/16/2016

A woman returns to the memories of her childhood in a world unlike our own. Through the elegance and beauty of dance, her story will unfold in a …

Five Quick Exercises You Can Do to Fix Your Hunched Posture

Our necks, shoulders, and backs suffer when we hunch over our keyboards and screens all day. If you’d like to correct your posture, these 30-second …

Play Life Less Like Chess and More Like Tetris

Chess is the classic game of competitive strategy. It can also teach you a lot about life, right? Actually, if you want a game that symbolizes real …

Board Games

Flixed Searches Every Country's Netflix Library at Once

Netflix is finally available in most countries. Not every country has the same library of shows, though. To find out what other countries are …

3 Vocabulary Strategies Help Students Decipher Unknown Words

Vocabulary knowledge is the heart of reading comprehension and academic achievement, says literacy consultant Brenda Overturf, "and it means way more …

The Big Eat Oakland 2015: 100 Dishes to Eat in the Town Before You Die

If you haven't tasted from the vast array of culinary offerings that Oakland has to offer, consider this your crash course. From the chilaquiles at …

Brian Eno Lists 20 Books for Rebuilding Civilization & 59 Books For Building Your Intellectual World

Artist and music producer Brian Eno wrote one of my very favorite books: <i>A Year with Swollen Appendices</i>, which takes the form of his personal diary of …

American Philosophy

This Video Explains Why You're Probably Better Off Buying Cheap Wine

You might feel fancy buying an expensive bottle of wine, but you’ll probably get just as much joy out of the cheaper stuff. This video explains …

27 DIYs You Need for Your First Apartment

If you’re moving into your first apartment, it can be a bit intimidating but also exciting, with new friends, new activities and a new city to explore. It’s time to become <i>an</i> <i>adult</i><i>.</i> Wait, what?! How do you do that? The best way to get comfortable in a new city is to make your house feel like home. In …

Wall Art

15 Self Help Books You Need To Read

Self-help and personal development material is one of those things that’s either embraced with open arms, or pushed away like a bad meal. I prefer …

Teachers Model Growth Mindsets During Twitter Ed Chat

By: Heather Ngoma. Ensuring teachers are comfortable with tech tools and social media for professional purposes is a top priority for the Rutgers …

Benefits of Social-Emotional Programs Far Outweigh Their Costs, Study Finds

By onFebruary 26, 2015 2:50 PM<p>For every dollar schools spend on six common social-emotional learning programs, those interventions return an average …

Education

6 Design Principles Of Connected Learning

<b>The Learning And Design Principles Of Connected Learning</b><p>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><p>No teacher should be hurting for compelling progressive education content.<p>…

What You Need for a Caring Classroom

By Daniel Goleman and Peter M. Senge<p>More than three decades of research shows that telling our kids they are smart and praising achievement is not …

10 Best Outdoor Documentaries Streaming on Netflix

We’d all rather go out and live the outdoors than watch someone else do it, but there’s nothing wrong with getting a little inspiration every now and …

Spot's Photos of LA in the 70s Make the Skater and Punk Scenes Look Desolate and Frightening

We interviewed the legendary punk producer for SST about his amazing new collection of photos.<p>At this point every counterculture scholar in the Western world has a bookshelf that's fat with the weight of dozens of photo books documenting punks from decades past. None of them are like Sinecure's new …

Critical Thinking Questions Students Should Be Able to Ask

December 18, 2014<br>As I argued in an earlier post titled ”Critical Thinking Questions Based on Bloom's Taxonomy”, questioning is the key to critical …

NPR Music's 50 Favorite Albums Of 2014

Was the music of 2014 heavier than usual, or is it just us? When the staff of NPR Music and our member station partners gather to collect our favorite albums of the year, we don't start out with a theme. We don't intend to come to an absolute consensus. We begin with questions: What do you hold …

How 'Deprogramming' Kids From How to 'Do School' Could Improve Learning

The class read Timothy Slater’s article, “When Is a Good Day Teaching a Bad Thing?” which discusses the unspoken contract that can exist between …

23 Best Game-Based Education Resources of 2014

Edudemic has covered game-based learning and gamification in the classroom on numerous occasions in the past. When learning becomes a game, it’s an …

Some Struggles Teachers Face Using Games in the Classroom

Robertson used to teach in a less conventional district in Madison where she had more freedom to explore different teaching strategies. “The most …

Meditation in Different Traditions - Balance

Meditation brings to mind traditional methods and iconography – yet at its heart, the practice is a personal exploration, a search for meaning …

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