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The 5 Best Exercises For Burning Belly Fat

A flat belly is a badge of honour. It’s an outward sign that you keep fit and watch what you eat.<p>And beyond the vanity aspects, a more chiseled torso …

Workouts

50-Year-Old Woman Looks So Young People Mistake Her for Her Son’s Girlfriend

Remember Puspa Dewi, the 50-year-old Indonesian woman who people often confused with her two sons’ girlfriends? Well, she’s apparently not the only …

China

30 Easy, Safe and Fun Destinations for Your First Solo Adventure

Lima, Peru was my first destination as a solo traveler a few years ago when I was a senior in college. I actually stopped there on my way to Brazil …

Asia Travel

All Moral Disagreement Comes Down to These 5 Principles

The field of moral psychology is the study of how people think through moral decisions. It goes back all the way to Plato and Aristotle, but today, …

Morality

How To Get The Best Work From Your Students

<b>How To Get The Best Work From Your Students</b><p>by Eric White, TeachThought PD Workshop Facilitator<p>In my previous post, I discussed three major lessons …

Pedagogy

10 ‘Teach to the Top’ Differentiation Ideas

Reading Time: 5 minutes.How do you plan for differentiation in lessons? And how can you cater for every student? You should not be expected to

5 Elements Of A Quality Multiple Choice Question

<b>The Anatomy Of Assessment: 5 Elements Of A Quality Multiple Choice Question</b><p><b>by Nanda Krish, CEO</b> of Wisewire<p>Computer-based assessments have given …

Pedagogy

​Social Studies Should Teach Students for Tomorrow, Not the Past

Opinion | Technology in School<p>​Social Studies Should Teach Students for Tomorrow, Not the Past<p>By Craig Perrier     Jan 1, 2017<p>Rawpixel.com/ …

Kodi: The ultimate guide

Cord cutters are raving about Kodi.<p>Kodi is an open-source media center app that's been developed and built out over the past decade. Its latest build …

4 Ways to Control Your Emotions in Tense Moments

Twenty-three years ago, one of my employees — I’ll call him Dale — asked for a private meeting. Dale was serious and bookish and had very strong opinions. His work was fastidious. He rarely socialized with colleagues, but he was impeccable in his commitments to others. And he was skilled at his job.<p>…

Psychology

Little Things Can Make An Atheist

As I read deeper in the literature of unbelief and 'freethought' from the past three centuries, it is interesting to see 'Little Things' given as reasons for rejecting Christianity and God.<p><b>Here's a sampling that I have paraphrased from multiple authors living a hundred to three hundred years ago:</b><p>• …

Faith

What Should We Do About Mobile Phones In The Classroom?

The world is noisy; the din of voices, the roar of machines and the dull, but incessant background drone that surrounds us. Concentration doesn't …

BYOD

Response: Common Core in Social Studies Looks Like 'the Work of Historians'

<b>(This is the last post in a two-part series. You can see Part One here.)</b><p>The new "question-of-the-week" is:<p><i>What do the Common Core Standards look like</i> …

Teaching

7 Insanely Powerful Lessons My Mentor Taught Me (Which I Didn't Realize Until Later)

This wisdom changed my life.<p>Having a mentor is more than an opportunity. A true mentorship is one filled with emotional investment--a desire in the mentor to see their knowledge manifest in another, and an ambition from the student to take each lesson to heart. In a true mentorship the student …

Motivation
Law Enforcement

What makes a good teacher? Why certifications and standards don’t guarantee quality educators

Nations across the globe are undergoing education reform to improve teacher quality<p><i>This piece originally appeared on The Conversation.</i><p>Most of us know the difference a good teacher makes in the life of a child. Many global institutions working to improve access to education, such as the United …

Education

The Substitute Teacher's Impermanence

The brevity of her place in a classroom is both her largest foil and most important asset.<p>The United States public-education system is rife with issues and concerns, many of which are coming into sharp focus as, once again, students head back to class for another school year. In the landscape of …

High School

The Strange Second Life of String Theory

The theory failed to unite gravity and quantum mechanics. But it still has become one of the most useful tools in science.<p>String theory strutted onto the scene some 30 years ago as perfection itself, a promise of elegant simplicity that would solve knotty problems in fundamental physics—including …

Quantum Mechanics

Hack This: Become a Command Line Assassin

One of your operating system's most powerful tools is more accessible than you think.<p>No matter what kind of cluttered, icon-littered hellscape your filesystem happens to be, take heart that your computer provides a pristine alternate reality in the form of its command line interface. Essentially, …

Linux

5 Flexible Online Jobs That Let Teachers Work From Home

Frugal Living

'What Do You Think?' - A Simple Question that can Transform Your Teaching

Photo by Tom Zasadzinski.<p>Elementary school students showing off their sumo robots<p>You are a teacher, and you are excited about your upcoming class. You work hard, prepare a nice lecture, go to your class, and deliver a great presentation full of passion. Students seem to be listening to you, and you …

The hunt for Planet Nine reveals some strange, far-out objects

Astronomers hunting for Planet Nine have found some 50 new objects lying beyond the orbit of Neptune – including a few that may help them track down this elusive, distant world.<p>The new discoveries, described in a paper accepted to the Astronomical Journal, mark another step toward finding this …

4 Questions Parents Should Ask a Principal or Teacher to Ensure Their Child’s Success

Failing schools that service low-income black kids will continue to get away with egregious levels of educational neglect because they know no one …

Teaching

Methods to Teach High School Students Critical Thinking | Synonym

Teachers can use challenging, open-ended debate questions to help their high school students build critical thinking skills.<p>Critical thinking skills …

3tags.org

Telescopes catch the aftermath of a black hole swallowing a star

Astronomers have observed a supermassive black hole swallowing a star 3.9 billion light years from Earth. The group used the European VLBI (Very Long Baseline Interferometry) network of telescopes, so big it's described as "Earth-sized", to observe the phenomenon.<p>Thanks to the scale of the …

Amazon unveils free educational tools for teachers

The online commerce giant hopes to give teachers easy access to learning materials through its Amazon Inspire program.<p>Amazon wants to give teachers a leg up.<p>The online giant on Monday unveiled Amazon Inspire, a program that provides educators with the ability to upload, categorize and share …

Education Technology

Scientists have detected colliding black holes for the 2nd time — and it’s going to revolutionize our perception of the universe

These gravitational waves were generated by two black holes — eight and 14 times the mass of the sun — merging together 1.4 billion light years away from Earth.<p>This produced a spinning black hole 21 times the mass of the sun. It also released enough energy to rival the mass of the Sun in the form …

LIGO

Evaluation Within Project-Based Learning

No test, grade, or teacher evaluation could have come close to helping her learn that deeply, and it made clear to me how important it is for …

How to Unflip the Flipped Classroom

In this edition of the Hack Learning Podcast, Mark Barnes is unflipping the popular flipped classroom. Listen to what Mark says about the flipped …