Roger Sharp

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Anti-Bullying Curriculum Shows Results at Elementary, Middle Schools

An anti-bullying curriculum that was tested at three elementary and middle schools in Illinois has shown promising results, including reported improvements in key areas including respect, positive communication and social behaviors, awareness and understanding of bullying, school climate, and …

Control Google Slides from your Android lock screen

Google has updated its Slides presentation app on Android with a couple of useful features, including the ability to control presentations from the lock screen.<p>The latest version lets you move forward or backward through your slide deck using buttons in a lock screen notification, negating the need …

How It Really Feels To Have Anxiety And Depression, In One Comic

Simple yet accurate.<p>Anxiety and depression are complex mental health disorders than can be difficult to describe -- but this comic totally nails it.<p>After hearing the personal story of Sarah Flanigan, a young woman who suffers from both anxiety and depression, artist Nick Seluk of The Awkward Yeti …

7 Mental Illness Myths People Still Believe

Can we all just stop?<p>Mental illness stigma can lead to a multitude of false beliefs -- and it's about time to set the record straight. Negative stereotypes create a lot of misconceptions, which further alienate people in a community that already feels isolated.<p>The many fallacies that surround …

6 New Google Drive Features Every Teacher Should Know About

September 2 , 2015<br>Google released today a bunch of powerful new updates to Drive and Classroom. We have gone through these new features and created …

Education Technology

Death of a Diploma Mill: University of Phoenix Going Down in Flames?

The troubled online university might have finally been dealt dual deathblows as they announced an FTC investigation and a 54% drop in enrollment.<p>A …

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12 Excellent Android Apps for Learning Math

May 21, 2015<br>Today we curated for you this compilation of excellent Android Math apps. You can use these apps with your kids and students to improve …

Teachers Tool for Creating Great Looking Diagrams and Charts

May 17, 2015<br>Gliffy is a great Chrome app for creating diagrams and flow charts. And although it has some slight shortcomings such as the absence of …

3 Simple Strategies To Integrate Technology Into Any Lesson

<b>3 Simple Strategies To Integrate Technology Into Any Lesson</b>by <b>Sandra L. Love</b>, Ed.D., <i>mentoringminds.com</i>In today’s classroom, we have moved beyond …

A Very Good Google Apps Guide for Teachers

May 6, 2015<br>Here is an interesting resource we discovered through Tom D'Amico. T<i>he Ultimate Google Apps Training Guide</i> is a 15 pages Google document …

A question of computers and artificial intelligence

<b>There are moments that live on in business history.</b><p>One of them is the cry: "Mr Watson come here, I want to see you," spoken by Alexander Graham Bell back in 1876, in the world's first telephone conversation.<p>Another significant moment was the day in 1997 when the IBM computer called Deep Blue beat …

Depression

Regular Sadness vs. Depression<p>It's natural to feel sad, down, or discouraged at times. We all feel these human emotions, they're reactions to the …

Why living in the moment is impossible: Decision-making memories stored in mysterious brain area known to be involved with vision

The sought-after equanimity of "living in the moment" may be impossible, according to neuroscientists who've pinpointed a brain area responsible for …

Free Math Resources for Summer Learning

TenMarks, an Amazon company, is offering teachers and parents a way to reverse the summer slide with free access to the TenMarks Summer Math Program, …

9 Ways Mentally Strong People Prevent Self-Pity From Sabotaging Their Success

Whether you’ve failed to close a major deal, or you’re overwhelmed by a looming deadline, throwing a pity party won’t help. In fact, feeling sorry for yourself can become downright self-destructive. It makes overcoming adversity difficult – if not impossible – and it keeps you stuck.<p>Mentally strong …

Self-help

8 Life-Changing Lessons on How to Be Happy

What makes us happy? Thirteen happiness experts, including psychologists, researchers, monks, and the inimitable Malcolm Gladwell, try to shed light …

Happiness

Why civil rights groups say parents who opt out of tests are hurting kids

A dozen civil rights groups issued a statement Tuesday criticizing the growing movement of parents who refuse to allow their children to take standardized tests, saying the anti-test push “would sabotage important data and rob us of the right to know how our students are faring.”<p>By removing an …

How Does the Brain Learn Best? Smart Studying Strategies

In his new book, “How We Learn: The Surprising Truth about When, Where, and Why It Happens,” author Benedict Carey informs us that “most of our …

Five Bad Working Habits I Kicked For A Better Work Ethic

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Being a 20-something in the “professional world” for a few years now I’ve come to learn that in business, there’s no room for slacking …

Time Management

The surprising downsides of being clever

Can high intelligence be a burden rather than a boon? David Robson investigates.<p>If ignorance is bliss, does a high IQ equal misery? Popular opinion would have it so. We tend to think of geniuses as being plagued by existential angst, frustration, and loneliness. Think of Virginia Woolf, Alan …

How to Create a Multimedia Timeline on HSTRY

Last fall I reviewed HSTRY when it was still in beta. Recently, it lost the beta label and opened to everyone who wants to use it to create …

2nd Grade – The Grass Is Always Greener » Blog Archive » Biographies with PicCollage or ThingLink

This past week we have been studying the non-fiction genre of Biographies. Each student chose a famous American to research. They completed a graphic …

Myths and realities of mental health | Francesca Happé

The Germanwings tragedy got us talking about mental illness. Shame the talk is so narrow<p>A friend tells me that well-meaning people often ask her what the special talent of her son with autism is. She tends to answers: “Gabriel’s special talent is having a meltdown in the supermarket because the …

Mental Health

What Are The Effects Of Bullying On Your Adult Years?

As an adult who suffered from bullying during my formative years, it is easy for me to say that it can indeed effect your life continually, but the …

How do you know whom to trust? - Ram Neta

About TED-Ed Originals<p>TED-Ed Original lessons feature the words and ideas of educators brought to life by professional animators. Are you an educator …

Education