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Google Testing Ideal Tool For Students To Write For An “Authentic Audience”

I’ve shared a lot of practical ideas and research about the importance of having students write for an audience beyond their teacher (see The Best …

Study: Magic mushrooms are the safest drug

But they're still illegal.<p><i>Disclaimer:</i> Popular Science <i>does not endorse the use of illegal drugs.</i><p>If you’re looking to play it safe when it comes to illicit substances, look no further than the humble shroom. It’s non-addictive, hard to overdose on, and you can grow it yourself. And, according to a …

Slack is making its way out of the office — and into the kitchen and onto the farm

Rebecca Yazbek was six months pregnant when she first introduced Slack to her staff at Nomad, the Sydney, Australia-based restaurant she runs with her husband, Al.<p>Then, her baby came early, and Yazbek ended up in the hospital with only her cellphone.<p>"Slack was the only form of communication," she …

How To Become An Education Entrepreneur: The Top 5 Voices You Need To Follow

An edupreneur is an entrepreneur who works within in the education sector.<p>Edupreneurs are usually mission-driven and live for bringing to light positive impact. They can be found building new education organizations and businesses, developing the latest edtech tools, running new schools, and giving …

Education Technology

Your Top 10 Genius Hour Questions Answered

<b>Listen to the podcast or read the transcript (sponsored by Kiddom):</b><p><b>We hear all the time about how we need to give students more choice.</b> About how we …

Pedagogy

Innovation Hub at The University of Oklahoma

Around The Web In ESL/EFL/ELL

© 2010 Enokson, Flickr | CC-BY | via Wylio<p>Four years ago I began this regular feature where I share a few posts and resources from around the Web …

Language Learning

300 Sustainable Solutions To Turn Global Challenges Into Business Opportunities

The Global Opportunity Explorer connects businesses to cutting-edge ideas for solving the world’s problems—and the big profits that come with those solutions.<p>For every threat to the planet, there’s an opportunity for a company to step in with solutions. For every risk to humanity, there’s a …

More investors are turning to ‘green bonds’

<b>“Green bond” issuance is growing fast, part of the overall trend of do-good investments becoming more popular. And U.S. fund companies are looking to</b> …

Pound Surges After U.K. Court’s Brexit Ruling

High Court ruled that London couldn't trigger Article 50 without a parliamentary vote<p>The British pound surged Thursday after a court ruled that the U.K. government needs parliamentary approval to trigger Britain’s exit from the European Union and the Bank of England stood pat on interest …

United Kingdom

Should You Buy Stock in the Biotech Discovery of the Century?

Image source: Getty Images.<p>Much progress has been made in the last 100 years, but that didn't stop <i>MIT Technology Review</i> from calling a new gene-editing technology "The Biggest Biotech Discovery of the Century." While that's a mighty big claim, it may not be hyperbole. Researchers have big hopes …

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How to Get into the Guitar and Actually Stick to it | Practice Routine

Image courtesy of Luis Llerena @ StockSnap.io<p><b>Written by Colleen from Coustii.com</b><p>Are you having trouble pulling your guitar out for another practice …

The US government wants to create an experimental city for testing wireless tech

Like Rapture, but for spectrum sharing<p>The US government has for years been trying to encourage "spectrum sharing" as a way of getting more and faster wireless connections around the country. The idea is to convince the organizations that own rights to transmit data over specific airwaves — such as …

China town: meet the architecture giant with Asian designs on London

Their buildings dot the globe, but you probably couldn't name one, nor would you ever guess they had come from the same practice. They have built a gargantuan conference centre in China that looks like a teetering stack of mirror-clad Jenga blocks, an enormous concert hall in Singapore in the shape …