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How a 6 month ‘degree’ could put you ahead of the competition « Online Learning Update

<b>by Will Worley, CNN</b><p>Nanodegrees are a new form of online learning, focusing on specialized tech related subjects. They are run by a company named …

Help Students Learn New Skills Using These Excellent Apps

September 25, 2015<br>Here is a collection of some useful iPad apps that provide access to a wealth of educational content. Students can use them to …

New Insights About the 'Darkness Hormone,' Melatonin

Melatonin is central to our sleep and to our cycles of rest and activity. As much as we've learned about melatonin and its importance to sleep, there's a great deal we still don't yet know about the hormone's biological functions and purpose. In the past few years, there have been some important …

4 Rituals That Will Make You Happy, According to Neuroscience

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the Internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.<p>Actually, don’t trust …

5 Easy Daily Habits that Manifest Profound Long-Term Changes

“What you do every day matters more than what you do once in a while.” – Gretchen RubinYou know the value of establishing sustainable habits.You’re …

The surprising science of happiness

Dan Gilbert, author of "Stumbling on Happiness," challenges the idea that we'll be miserable if we don't get what we want. Our "psychological immune …

7 Scientific Self Help Books That Will Transform Your Life

I’m one of those weirdos that prefers reading non-fiction books over fiction books any day of the week — especially when it comes to books about …

Are You Ready To Subscribe To A Netflix For Learning? Curious.com Thinks You Are

The next time you get bored with watching whatever’s rotting your brain on your television or your iPhone, you’ll have a healthier alternative: educational courses.<p>Don’t laugh. And no, we’re not talking about <i>America’s Test Kitchen</i> or <i>This Old House</i> on PBS, but video courses on everything from …

10 Morning Habits Of Happy People

Are you a morning person or a night owl? Morning people are generally happier than night owls, according to a study. Night owls tend to become …

20 Things You Need To Give Up If You Want To Be Truly Happy

The only thing standing in your way towards happiness is you; no one else is allowed to set up limits for you but you, nor there should be. No matter …

5 TED Talks for Encouragement and Motivation

So, when I get stressed or worried, one of my favorite things to do is watch TEDTalks. Not only do they provide much needed study breaks, but they also are a kind of guilt-free way to relax. You still get a little mental break while still learning some crazy interesting facts and ideas. I've …

6 Ed Tech Tools to Try in 2015

While doing research for my upcoming e-book, The Teacher’s Guide to Tech, I have come across dozens of tools with pretty awesome potential for …

Education Technology

Standards Based Grading GAMIFIED With Badges

Improving My Learning Goal Based Assessment Approach<p>Recently, Jon Orr shared his post called We Like Those Stinkin’ Badges that took Alice Keeler‘s …

Hate Running? Try This Science-Backed Trick To Make It Feel Easier

<i>If you want to run faster, focus on the finish line.</i><p>No, that's just not a cheesy motto for achieving success. According to fascinating new research from psychologists at New York University, it's a fairly literal truth of human motivation.<p>The NYU researchers found that walkers who hold their gaze …

Ditching Your Commute Qualified: Worth ~$40K / Year In Happiness

5 years ago when I left Minneapolis to move to San Francisco, I went car-free and documented how even after a short time period I found the …

The Top 10 Mobility Articles of 2014

<b>From foam rolling, to low back pain, to hip dysfunction, our writing team packed quite a mobility punch this year.</b> These articles questioned existing …

Personalized Learning Vs Traditional Learning

January 22, 2015<p>One of the biggest affordances of technology is towards the enhancement of the concept of personalized learning. Internet and more …

Making Big Money In Concierge Medicine

<b>A rapidly transforming healthcare environment will enable a substantial number of investors and healthcare entrepreneurs focused on concierge medicine to become wealthy and possibly ultra-wealthy.</b><p>Among primary care and emergency room physicians, as well as a number of different types of specialists …

Personalized Medicine

6 Steps to Becoming a Positive Person

<b>This post originally appeared on BrandMentalist.com</b><p>One of the main reasons we are constantly trying to find ways to improve ourselves is because we want to be happy. But as happiness is a state of mind, training your mind to be happy is essential.<p><b>Happiness is a choice, not a result. Nothing will</b> …

Gamification Is On Track To Take Over Your Classroom

It’s easy to knock computer games as a distraction, but a growing number of educators are seeing the potential in their ability to keep students engaged. The result is a gamification of learning that is on track to become a cornerstone of the classroom.<p>Gaming encourages many of the behaviours we …

Education Technology

The introvert brain explained

<b>Why it’s OK to stay home reading a book or lock yourself in the bathroom at crowded parties.</b><p>Let’s make one thing very clear from the start: being an …

How to Get Single-Digit Body Fat

If you want to get leaner than lean, every bite counts<p>At a fitness conference last Spring, I joined some friends for breakfast. It was a normal breakfast up until the moment Spencer Nadolsky, D.O., pulled a scale out of his gym bag to weigh a banana.<p>I knew Dr. Nadolsky was preparing for a …

Fitness