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Dispelling educational myths | npj Science of Learning Community

Myth: Teaching at private schools is better than teaching at public schools<p>Reality: Professor Hattie says research suggests this is not true. When it …

How to Remove Sweat Stains From White Shirts

When your crisp white dress shirt or favorite tee starts yellowing around the collar or under the arms, don't sweat. Removing those unsightly stains is easier than you think with the help of natural ingredients that will leave that article of clothing looking fresh. And this eco-friendly cleaning …

Cleaning

My Health Record: Your questions answered on cybersecurity, police and privacy - Science News - ABC News

Every Australian will soon have a My Health Record — an online summary of their health information — unless they opt out over the next three …

Digital Health

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Loneliness

Barack Obama’s New Summer Reading List Has a Theme

Barack Obama just shared his summer reading list, and it has a theme: Obama will be traveling to Africa for the first time since he left office, and his reading list is, accordingly, full of African authors. On July 17, Obama will deliver the Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture in Johannesburg to mark …

South Africa

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Crafting

Thinking Past Think-Pair-Share | EdTech | United States

Academic conversations build an understanding of content and promote communication that prepares students for college and career. But how do we …

Teaching

The Industrial Era Ended, and So Will the Digital Era

In a famous scene in the 1967 movie <i>The Graduate</i>, a family friend takes aside Dustin Hoffman’s character, Benjamin Braddock, and whispers in a conspiratorial tone, “Plastics….There’s a great future in plastics.” It seems quaint today, but back then plastics really were new and exciting.<p>If the movie …

Innovation

5 fonts that are better for your resume than Times New Roman

If your resume is meant to represent <i>you,</i> then you want to look your best, right? Well, apparently using Times New Roman on a resume is the font …

Typography

The STEM Skills That Turn Engineers Into Entrepreneurs

Organizations are spending millions to integrate technology and computer science into classrooms. But these skills can benefit you, too.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Recently, we've seen a surge of initiatives to help prioritize STEM education in schools …

Entrepreneurship

Growth Mindset In Learning Neglects Fixed Mindset In K-12 Math Curriculum

I have a 100% belief I could learn to put together IKEA furniture like a pro. I also have 100% belief that I never want to.<p>Just because one can, …

Mathematics

Metacognition: Pupils and staff alike should learn how they think

These days, new ideas about “best practice” in the classroom are published every day. It is an indication that educators are increasingly taking …

Pedagogy

15 STEM YouTube Channels for Exciting STEM Learning

Flipped learning in the STEM classroom can be fascinating and fun. As you may know, YouTube—a flipped learning marvel in its own right—features many …

Education Technology

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Growing Citrus in a Pot

Who says you need to dig a big hole in the back garden to grow a large fruit tree?<p>Plant breeders have finally brought citrus into the 21st century by …

Growing Dwarf Citrus in Pots Part Two

By Dennis Ting<p>Pummelo Tree in 50cm pot.<p>In the Part 1 of Growing Dwarf Potted Citrus I outlined how to select a tree, a pot, potting mix and plant up …

Growing Dwarf Citrus in Pots

Pummelo<p>By Dennis Ting,<p>Growing dwarf citrus in pots is one of the most rewarding fruit growing endeavors, especially for those with limited space as …

How to grow: Citrus

<b>At a glance</b><p>Ease of Culture: Easy<br>Best Climate: Suitable for most areas depending on variety<br>When to plant: Spring and autumn most areas plus winter in …

Citrus Success - Fact Sheets - Gardening Australia - GARDENING AUSTRALIA

Sophie Thomson<p>SOPHIE THOMSON: This is the Riverland in South Australia - around 260 kilometres north-east of Adelaide. It's irrigation country where …

Gardening

Bitcoin's Lightning Network Could Play Havoc With The Bitcoin Price

Bitcoin’s Lightning Network has been hailed as the saviour of bitcoin transactions — the thing that will allow the clunky and encumbered original blockchain-based cryptocurrency to compete with the likes of more nimble bitcoin cash, dash coin, lite coin and ripple.<p>On bitcoin forums many talk of the …

Bitcoin

The 13 Types Of Data

Data is a thorny subject. For a start, we’re not sure how we are supposed to refer to it, that is – data is the plural of datum. Strictly speaking we should talk about data that ‘are’ not ‘is’ available to support a theory etc. The Guardian newspaper discussed the debate here and appeared to …

Big Data

A Successful Crypto Strategy That Ignores Price? | Investopedia

One of the most important features of the cryptocurrency world is its extreme volatility. One need look no further than the price of bitcoin (BTC), …

Cryptocurrency

11 top stocks for 2018

by Peter Switzer<p>As one financial year ends and another one starts, let’s see if I can give you a range of stocks that might help you beat the 13% our …

Investing

Why design thinking isn’t just for techies

I was really intimidated when I first heard about design thinking. I also had a lot of questions: What is design thinking? Isn’t it just for techies? …

Design

Inquiry Based Professional Learning

<b>What if we created professional learning opportunities that were not only engaging, but also empowered educators in the change process?</b>“Inquiry Based …

Pedagogy

Questions to Drive Growth #3QuestionsEDU

I am blessed to work in a school district that has done some really great work, but is constantly asking questions of where we can go. Over the last …

Pedagogy

The 20 best dystopian novels

Humanity aims for constant progress; movement towards a superior standard of living.<p>But what happens when everything goes wrong instead? A mainstay …

Science Fiction

Design thinking is changing the way these high school students learn | ThinkPlace

At ThinkPlace we are witness every day to the power of design thinking to drive creative approaches that help tackle some of the world's most complex …

High School

Oprah Took Warren Buffett's Investing Advice ... and Made $427 Million

Understanding a business before you invest is one of Buffett's famous pieces of advice, and Winfrey took it to heart.<p>Oprah Winfrey made a name for herself by giving advice to millions of people through her media empire. Recently, she borrowed a lesson from Warren Buffett's playbook, and it paid off.<p>…

Investing

Why the Crypto Market Gained $40 Billion in 2 Days | Investopedia

Cryptocurrency investors continue to hope that the worst days for the industry are behind us. After several months of general declines and a few …

Cryptocurrency