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"Collaboration" Creates Mediocrity Not Excellence, According to Science

From from a productivity panacea, a collaborative culture will drive your top performers away.<p>If you listen to management pundits, "collaboration" is all the rage. While the term is a bit fuzzy, what's usually meant by "collaboration" is 1) plenty of ad-hoc meetings and 2) open plan offices that …

Why the devil hates Mary – especially during exorcisms

Mexico City, Mexico, Apr 28, 2017 / 03:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Italian priest Sante Babolin said that Satan is behind several recent attacks in …

Theology

How They Get It: A New, Simple Taxonomy For Understanding

<b>The TeachThought Taxonomy For Understanding: 36 Thinking Strategies To Help Students Wrestle With Complexity</b><p>by <b>Terry Heick</b><p>How can you tell if a …

Pedagogy

Becoming Innovative: 15 New Ideas Every Teacher Should Try

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3D Printing

High school senior creates group so no student has to eat alone

One student at Boca Raton Community High School has created a new student group called "We Dine Together" so that no student has to eat alone at …

Facebook tracks scary-specific details about your life — Here’s how to find what it knows

As the saying goes: “if you aren’t being sold, you are the product.” Nowhere is this more true than on Facebook.<p>The social network boasts nearly two billion users, and offers a staggering amount of free content that keeps most of us engaged hours each day. And in the future, it’s looking to further …

Facebook

Deep Web Links – Massive Deep Websites Links and Url

Newly Updated List – Deep Web Links 2017, .Onion Links 2017, .Onion sites 2017, Deep Web linkleri, Tor Links, Dark Websites, Deep web websites, Deep …

Search

Five new things you can do with Google Earth

Happy Earth Day<p>Earlier this week, Google unveiled a new version of Google Earth, an app that was considered amazing when it launched in 2001 but hadn’t really evolved in the same way that Google’s other technologies have. Now, thanks to this latest update, Google Earth is replete with 3D imagery, …

Google
Virtual Reality

The discovery of alien life may be close. How will religion survive it?

Encounters with new worlds and new life will present religions with the ultimate theological conundrum. But they will adapt, as they have done before<p>About two decades ago, it was quite uncertain whether stars other than our own sun even hosted their own planets. However, according to Nasa, the …

Atheism

The 5 Biggest Reasons Why Teachers Quit the Profession

Recently on our Facebook page, WeAreTeachers posted an infographic from the Learning Policy Institute which addressed many of the frustrations and …

Education

Five of the nation's top 10 high schools are Arizona charter schools

According to U.S. News and World Report, BASIS Scottsdale is the nation's top-performing high school. Mark Henle/The Republic<p>PHOENIX — Five of the nation's top 10 high schools are in Arizona — and they're all branches of the same charter school.<p>According to <i>U.S. News & World Report</i>, BASIS Scottsdale …

Education

How have you used Netflix this long without knowing these 10 tips and tricks?

Study after study attribute the increased number of households without a cable or satellite TV subscription at least in part to Netflix is a …

Netflix

In his TED talk, Pope Francis had some choice words for the world’s egotistical leaders

Pope Francis delivered an 18-minute TED talk tonight before an audience of 1,800 high-powered attendees gathered in Vancouver, Canada. His idea worth sharing: Openness.<p>Pope Francis was a surprise addition to a speaker line-up that includes World Bank president Jim Yong Kim, tennis champion Serena …

Pope Francis

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4 Ways to Train Yourself to Be Mentally Tougher

Only you have control over your mind. No one else can think and feel for you, so it’s extremely important to not only be open minded but to be …

How To Treat Depression: Sadness, Anxiety, Helplessness Lowered With Dairy Diet Of Yogurt, Milk

Low-fat foods were all the rage in the 90s, but in recent years, many nutritional experts have touted the benefits of full-fat products. A new piece …

Depression

12 Words and Phrases Intelligent People Never Say

People who boast about their I.Q. are losers<p>Have you ever had a conversation and said something that you immediately regret?<p>It's happened to the best of us at one point or another, but that's not usually the norm for intelligent people who carefully select their words before saying them out …

Leadership

Tools for Bible Study

The complete list of Alexa commands so far

Here are all the things you can ask Alexa to do. (Dad jokes included.)<p>Amazon's voice assistant, Alexa, is infiltrating your home, your beach trips and even your ride to work. Now that there are four ways to interact with Alexa -- with the Tap, Echo and Dot devices, and with the Amazon Fire TV -- …

Amazon Echo

Stop Taking Grading Home

In January I wrote a blog post titled “New Year’s Resolution: I’m Moving ALL Assessment into the Classroom.” I’m here to update everyone. Since …

Pedagogy

How to Write Smashing Narrative for a Game

I remember the day when Research In Motion came to my college accepting resumes. It was around 2007 when Blackberries were the shit and not just …

19 Awesome Things For Your Yard That'll Make Your Neighbors Jealous

Be the envy of every nosy neighbor.<p>Posted on April 15, 2017, 14:31 GMT<p>Ellie Sunakawa / BuzzFeed<p><b>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page.</b><p>1. An inflatable screen to blow up for movie night.<p><b>Promising review:</b> "It is …

Shopping

To Boost Higher-Order Thinking, Try Curation

<b>Listen to this post as a podcast:</b><p><b>If no one has ever encouraged, pushed, or insisted that you build more higher-order thinking into your students’</b> …

Education Technology

For half a century, neuroscientists thought they knew how memory worked. They were wrong

We rely on memory to pass exams and excel at trivia nights, but in fact the stakes are far higher than simply recalling facts, no matter how essential. Memory structures our identity; it’s the foundation of consciousness. Our past and current selves, emotions, and experiences, are linked together …

Neurology

Teachers Explain Why VR is More Than Just a Buzzword

When I wrote about my high hopes for edtech back in August, student-created virtual reality was near the top of my list. I envisioned students …

Virtual Reality

What is the historical evidence that Jesus Christ lived and died?

Today some claim that Jesus is just an idea, rather than a real historical figure, but there is a good deal of written evidence for his existence 2,000 years ago<p><b>How confident can we be that Jesus Christ actually lived?</b><br>The historical evidence for Jesus of Nazareth is both long-established and …

Apologetics

“Knowledge” & Bloom’s Pyramid

There’s been a recent flurry of activity by some to redesign Bloom’s Taxonomy by questioning whether “knowledge” should be at the bottom. Personally, …

Pedagogy

A guide to designing and giving perfect presentations

Seventy-five percent of people have anxiety over public speaking, an infographic from The Business Backer says.<p>Additionally, 75 percent of people who …

Public Speaking
Teens