Priscilla Hamric

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Why the poor lack mental capacity, and why they need help

A line for food stamps in Knoxville, TN (Image: Knoxnews)<p>Throughout the world, the poor face increasingly gruelling choices; whether to save for …

Creating The 21st Century Brain For 21st Century Learning

<b>Creating The 21st Century Brain For 21st Century Learning</b><p>In the video below, Judy Willis explores how we might create a “21st century brain” by with …

Is School Enough? Documentary Film Delves In

“At first when he brought it up I didn’t know what to do because we’re teens and he basically wanted us to act like adults, to speak up like adults,” …

Rethinking Learning: The 21st Century Learner

The role of informal learning is often discussed–as it is below–in terms of how it can promote improved formal learning performance.<p>The MacArthur …

9 Characteristics Of 21st Century Learning

The label of “21st Century learning” is vague, and is an idea that we here at TeachThought like to take a swing at as often as possible, …

Education Technology

Harrison University's Innovative Interface Promotes Learner Connectivity

Online learning is exploding in popularity through extremely diverse forms, but all have one thing in common. Though unique in form and audience, …

How The Brain Works--And How Students Can Respond

<i>In a continued effort to bring you the very best, most expert and diverse education content anywhere, in addition to the ideas of Grant Wiggins, Bena</i> …

Middle School

8 Ways Educators Can Foster Passion-Based Learning

When you think of passion for learning, you might conjure up an image of Albert Einstein.<p>Einstein was regarded as the greatest intellectual mind of …

How To Kill Learner Curiosity In 12 Easy Steps

<b>How To Kill Learner Curiosity In 12 Easy Steps</b><p><i>Ed note: This has been updated from a 2012 post that you may or may not have already read. So, there’s</i> …

Play

Scientific research has provided us with a number of ways to get the learning juices flowing, none of which involve paying money for good grades. And …

Unmarried Chinese mothers to be fined

Plans to fine women who have children out of wedlock have caused outrage in the central Chinese city of Wuhan.<p>On Monday, state media reported that under draft legislation being considered by the city's government unmarried mothers and women who had children with men who were already married would …

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Architizer Journal: The Official Architizer Blog

These five winning projects of the 2018 A+Awards celebrate local materials, knowledge and craftsmans hip.<p>Enter now and get your project seen by millions.<p>Find the best brands for every architectural product and material.<p>Thatching is making a comeback.<p>Workshops are designed as spaces to tinker, …

5 Delicious (and Healthy!) Iced Tea Combinations

Book Publishing May Actually Save Itself

The book publishing industry just finished its annual convention, called BEA (BookExpo America.) For three days in New York City, publishers exhibited their new and forthcoming titles, and occasionally took orders from the dramatically dwindling ranks of independent bookstore buyers. Yet there was …

'Spiked Ammo' Is One Of Assad's Dirtier Tricks In Syria's Civil War

The New York Times C.J. Chivers is in Syria and he's stumbled upon an age-old tactic that's having a devastating effect on Syrian rebel forces.<p>Called "spiked ammunition," it features a concoction of powder inside a bullet that causes the bullet to explode once the rifle firing pin strikes the round.<p>…

Stars Of Discovery Channel's "Storm Chasers" Killed In Tornado

Stars of the Discovery Channel's <i>Storm Chasers</i> were killed in a tornado in Oklahoma Friday. Tim Samaras, his son Paul and Carl Young were killed while chasing a storm in the town of El Reno.<p>"We are deeply saddened by the loss of Tim Samaras his son Paul and their colleague Carl Young. Our thoughts …

Weather

Mobile app monetization: Think business model, not ads

<i>Oliver Roup is the CEO and founder of VigLink.</i><p>According to statistics released from the Interactive Advertising Bureau, mobile advertising spend rose to $3.4 billion in 2012, up 111 percent from the prior year’s record levels, and mobile advertising now accounts for 9 percent of all digital revenue.<p>…