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100 movies on Netflix that everyone needs to watch in their lifetime

Netflix has a lot of titles to choose from. Actually, combining its original content, movies, and TV shows, you could go on an endless binge and …

The 10 Best Travel Shows On Netflix Streaming Right Now, Ranked

<b>Last Updated: May 21st</b><p>Are you dreaming of that next adventure? Maybe with this exclusive travel club or even virtual reality? We all need to get away at some point. Luckily television (teacher, mother, secret lover) is here to help. As if you already didn’t have vacation envy enough from all the …

Here's How Many People Have Fatally Overdosed On Marijuana

The rate has held steady over the years.<p>Marijuana is now legal in some form throughout 24 states, and despite the growing use and knowledge of weed, the number of Americans who have fatally overdosed on the drug may still surprise you.<p>In 2015, the rate of absolutely zero deaths from a marijuana …

Rupert Murdoch Is Deviant Scum

It all comes back to Rupert Murdoch. As multiple recent news stories have proven, the 2016 presidential race is fast becoming a referendum on the …

The 100 Movies Every Guy Should See

Cinematic history is littered with gems. In the hands of a brilliant director, a skillful cast, or a visionary writer, a masterpiece can be born. …

A great free add-on every Gmail user should try

Google’s popular Gmail service is nothing short of a game-changer, but that doesn’t mean it’s perfect. There are plenty of great tricks out there …

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Some exciting Chromebook improvements you'll soon see

Google's continuous improvements to Chrome OS aren't always hyped, but that doesn't mean they aren't worthy of a little attention.<p>Here are some of …

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8 Facts You'll Be Embarrassed You Didn't Know

Pterodactyls aren't dinosaurs.

Redefining the Writing Process

The last session I am attending is “Redefining the Writing Process” with Beth Holland and Samantha Morra. Beth highlights the idea we all have about …

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<b>4. Easel.ly</b> is a fairly easy way to create an infographic, a visual depiction of information. The tool offers set themes that can be dragged onto a …

Real World Math

Welcome! Real World Math is a collection of free math activities for Google Earth designed for students and educators. Mathematics is much more than …

Seven Questions to Ask About Texting in Class

The World Bank's ICT and education specialist Michael Trucano recently highlighted a number of interesting pilot projects in Pakistan that are …

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5 Teacher Secrets for Managing the One-to-One Classroom

Quick—What’s the most challenging part of classroom teaching?<p>Chances are your first or second answer is classroom management and that’s in the …

12 Things Successful People Do Differently

I’ve always been fascinated by people who are consistently successful at what they do; especially those who experience repeated success in many areas …

What It Takes to Become an All Project-Based School

Here are a few of the statistics New Tech has gathered from their schools: students graduate at a rate six percent higher than the national average …

Why High Schools Should Treat Computer Programming Like Algebra

And 5 other cool ideas from The Atlantic's Technologies In Education Forum.<p>The tech industry is officially out to remodel your kid's classroom -- and it feels like there's a good chance that it's going to succeed. After years of more or less resisting the pull of the web, both college and K-12 seem …

With Google Play For Education, Google Looks To Challenge Apple’s Dominance In The Classroom

Google I/O, the company’s sixth annual developer conference, got officially underway in San Francisco on Wednesday, and it was an eventful day. It took the company every minute of its epic three-hour keynote to unfurl a laundry list of announcements and updates, seemingly across every product …

Harvard and MIT try to build a higher education in the cloud

Harvard and MIT are among a group of universities planning to spend tens of millions of dollars on "massively open online courses (MOOCs)," a new type of higher education teaching that can include thousands of students in a single lecture. The two institutions have already launched an online …

Bricks and Mortar and Radical Change

After reading but just a few of the Carnegie Corporation Reports over the last several years, it is clear that almost everything about the current educational system is in desperate need of an overhaul.<p>You don't need a PhD in math, for example, to know that part of the formula for giving young …

Five Changes Every School Should Make

• <b>End standardized end-of-grade tests.</b> They demotivate learning and good teaching. Instead, test in challenging ways, using tough game mechanics with …

Study Tips: 10 Stress-Reducing Strategies For Acing Your Next Exam

Think twice before you pick up that highlighter. Did you know that taking a practice test or handwriting your notes instead can help you retain more information? Not all study strategies are created equal, and when it's getting down to the wire before the ACT or your American History final, being …

HugeDomains.com - IowaTransformed.com is for sale (Iowa Transformed)

Hurry - once it's sold this opportunity will be gone!<p>Besides being memorable, .com domains are unique: This is the one and only .com name of it's …

Don’t Go Back to School: A Handbook for Learning Anything

Kio Stark has authored <i>Don’t Go Back to School: A Handbook for Learning Anything</i>, a guidebook about alternative learning that “provides concrete …

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