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50+ Ways to Do Formative Assessment in Class

February 22, 2015<br>Here is another wonderful resource shared today by Edutopia titled “<i>53 Ways to Check for Understanding</i>”. This 2 pages PDF features a …

This post will make you stop eating sugar instantly!

Think you have room to sneak a few, decadant pieces of candy (or chocolate or cans of soda) into your daily diet without causing harm? Your waistline …

6 New Educational Web Tools for Teachers

It is packed with free tools to help educators and parents teach sight words to kids from Pre-K to 4th Grade. This website’s free and printable …

6 Emerging Trends Driving Technology in Education

Research<p>The burden is on universities to advance the culture of innovation, "to foster environments that accelerate learning and creativity" and "to …

Education Technology

And the happiest state in America is ...

Where's the heart of U.S. well-being? If you guessed Hawaii for its sandy serenity, or Colorado for its Rocky Mountain highs, you're close. Both consistently hit the annual top 10. But the state where residents feel most content: Alaska.<p>Locals in "the last frontier" share the strongest sense of …

10 Pieces Of Retro Marital Advice That Have No Place In The Modern Marriage

After getting engaged, couples are generally inundated with a barrage of marital advice. And while it's all delivered with good intentions, sometimes a tip slips in that's questionable at best.<p>That's certainly the case with the retro marriage advice below. We've rounded up some of the best (read: …

Kevin Durant Reveals His Thoughts on the 'You the Real MVP' Meme

"You the real MVP."<p>That line was said with a lot of emotion, but it has turned into an Internet craze.<p>Oklahoma City Thunder superstar Kevin Durant included that signature line during his acceptance speech for the 2013-14 NBA MVP award. During that speech, Durant called his mom the real MVP because …

Basketball

This is what happens to your brain when you give up sugar

Anyone who knows me also knows that I have a huge sweet tooth. I always have. My friend and fellow graduate student Andrew is equally afflicted, and …

Neuroscience

12 Common Home Repairs That YOU Can Do

Sometimes you don't need to hire a pro.<p>Sometimes you don't need to hire a pro. In her new book, <i>DIY Home Repairs: 100 Fix-It-Yourself Projects</i>, Sarah Berry provides a step-by-step home improvement guide so you can do it on your own. We've rounded up 12 solutions to your most common household …

Home Improvement

18 Neat Camping Hacks That Will Save You Time, Money, Sickness, and Potential Injury

Camping season is just around the corner everyone! For some of you every season is camping season. Camping outdoors is also a great way to save money …

3 Important Google Drive Tips for Teachers

February 17, 2015<br>For those of you who haven’t seen them yet, Google for Education has recently added some interesting posts covering a bunch of handy …

Teen Dads Pass Mutations to Their Kids

Here’s another reason to discourage teen sex: teenage fathers pass along six times as many genetic mutations to their kids as do teenage mothers.<p>Researchers who looked at the DNA of more than 24,000 parents and their children found that when the father was 20 or younger, the children had many more …

AT&T's prepaid GoPhone service now gives you much more data

AT&T is clearly bent on turning its ho-hum GoPhone prepaid service into more of a well-oiled machine. Just a couple of months after the carrier tweaked GoPhone pricing, it's upping the amount of full-speed data you get with two of its plans. The $45 tier is jumping from 1GB per month to a decidedly …

Text Messaging

Italy mourns Nutella creator Ferrero's death

Country’s richest man, who took chocolate spread brand around the world but shunned limelight, dies aged 89<p>Michele Ferrero, who built up a sweet fortune with his Nutella empire, died on Saturday with a legacy lauded by the Italian president and chocolate lovers globally.<p>Ferrero, 89, died in Monte …

Italy

The Best 4 Whiteboard Apps for Teachers

February 13, 2015<br>Looking for some interactive whiteboard apps to use in your class? The titles below are among the best you can find out there. These …

Education Technology

10 Apps To Download Before A DIY Project

These days, the most invaluable tool for inspiring and organizing any home design project fits in your back pocket. Whether you want to compare and contrast new potential paint colors for your den, find a coffee table that fits in your living room <i>and</i> your budget, or plan a complete kitchen …

Home Decorating

5 Best Energy Boosting Foods You Should Be Eating More

STUFF YOU MAY LIKE<p>Energy boosting foods are like supplements that our body sometimes need to properly function.<p>But it seems only a few actually know …

Want A New Tent For Camping? How About A Doughnut?

Camping is a great hobby that many of us enjoy. And some of us like to go old-school with a tent and that can be a real hassle even with some of the …

Mr. Silver, Tear Down That Wall: It’s Time to Let the 16 Best Teams Into the NBA Playoffs

We’re more than halfway through the NBA season, and the Golden State Warriors have won an insane 83.7 percent of their games. Even with last night’s …

The Big Data Mistake In The Internet Of Things

The next strategic inflexion point for software application development today is the Internet of Things (IoT); at least that’s what people say. It is hugely fashionable just now to “partner on an IoT initiative” and you will see these tech industry love-ins cropping up every week now.<p>But do all …

New DNA technique may reveal face of killer in unsolved double-murder

There were no witnesses to the gruesome murder of a South Carolina mother and her 3-year-old daughter inside a busy apartment complex four years ago. But a new technology that can create an image of someone using DNA samples left at crime scenes might bring police closer to catching the …

The 10 Soothing Paint Colors That Will Change Your Life

We're feeling more relaxed already.<p>Color has the power to heal your spirit: It can be soothing, healing and make you feel reborn. So we asked 10 interior designers to share their favorite feel-good colors. Will one make it to your home?

Home Decorating

Why Norway's prison system is so successful

That makes Norway's incarceration rate just 75 per 100,000 people, compared to 707 people for every 100,000 people in the US.<p>On top of that, when criminals in Norway leave prison, they stay out. It has one of the lowest recidivism rates in the world at 20%. The US has one of the highest: 76.6% of …

The gene of genetically modified foods can be transferred into human blood/DNA researchers say

In a recent study published by Public Library of Science (PLOS), researchers have discovered compelling evidence that the DNA of genetically modified …

Organisms

Scarecrow People Are Slowly Taking Over A Japanese Village

There is a Japanese village, deep in the mountains, where residents are slowly being replaced by life-sized scarecrows. Only 35 people remain in the small town of Nagoro, and they are now outnumbered three-to-one by scarecrows.<p>Hundreds of families once called Nagoro home, but over time, people …

Has Stanford University found a cure for Alzheimer's disease?

A drug which boosts the brain's immune response could prevent or cure Alzheimer's disease<p>Alzheimer's could be prevented and even cured by boosting the brain's own immune response, new research suggests.<p>Researchers at Stanford University discovered that nerve cells die because cells which are …

Nasa researches Star Trek warp drive for future space travel

Nasa scientists are developing a Star Trek-style “warp drive” that may eventually allow spacecraft to travel to the stars faster the speed of light.<p>Dr Harold White, a physicist at Nasa’s Johnson Space Centre, is conducting research to create a warp in space and time.<p>These so called “warp bubbles” …

How to Remodel a Bathroom from the Ground Up

May 23, 2012 | by Ethan (email) |<p>Shares 8K<p>I promised you a look at the completed bathroom remodel, and the guys <i>just</i> put on all the finishing touches. …