Rosalind Astourian

2,874 Added | 15 Magazines | 28 Likes | 2 Following | 659 Followers | @worldrunner2 | Keep up with Rosalind Astourian on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Rosalind Astourian”

Strategies for Encouraging Effective Student Discussions

If you’re not already following Jennifer Gonzalez’ site, <i>Cult of Pegadogy</i>, I strongly recommend that you start doing so. Gonzalez regularly publishes …

Teaching

Simplifying Timeline Creation with TimeLineCurator

Timelines are a useful visualization tool, and we’ve written about them a lot over the last several years. In addition to Billie’s overview of …

British Columbia

Never forget the bravery and the selfless sacrifice

Commentary: As Britain prepares to remember, Sajid Javid, the Culture Secretary, on why we should never forget<p>Within the rich earth of St Symphorien Military Cemetery, there is indeed “a richer dust concealed”. The site, just over a mile from the Belgian tourist town of Mons, is the resting place …

Cottage Pie

In a 2qt sauce pan, add lentils, 2 C water, bayleaf and 1/2 tsp sea salt. Bring lentils to a simmer and cook on medium heat, uncovered for about 30 …

Bay Leaf

Neuroplasticity and Exercise Will Keep Your Brain Young and Spry

Our poor brains.<p>From 25-years-old on, it's just one long downward spiral toward Age Related Cognitive Decline (ARCD). As Dr. Jack Lewis writes at The</i> …

Scientists Have Figured Out How Our Brains Sharpen Our Memories While We Sleep

We snooze to lose.<p>We all know that if we want what we've studied during the day to stick, it's best to get a good night's sleep. And while scientists …

Neuroscience

Tips for Engaging Students in Meaningful Discussions

December 4, 2014<br>Here is another wonderful visual from Mia MacMeekin featuring a number of tips and ideas on how to facilitate online discussions.In …

11 Traits of Effective Teachers

January 2, 2015 <br>I am not sure if you have already read it or not but this is one of the most popular posts by Edutopia in 2014."11 Habits of An …

A Step By Step Guide On How to Create Flashcards Using Google Spreadsheets

January 1, 2015 <br>Flippity is a very good tool that you can use on Google Spreadsheets to create flashcards and quizzes. The flashcards you create can …

7 Ways Students Use Diigo To Do Research and Collaborative Project Work

January 14, 2015<br>Diigo is an excellent social bookmarking tool that enable you to save, annotate, and share bookmarks. The power of Diigo lies in the …

Be My Eyes iPhone app allows sighted people to lend a helping hand to blind people

The National Federation of the Blind said last year that Apple has “done more for accessibility than any other company,” and with the help of a new app, iPhone and iPad owners can take things even further. Be My Eyes is an app that allows blind people to request remote help from a sighted person …

Use Google Maps to Tell a Story Within a Story

Google's My Maps platform lets anyone who has a Google Account create their own multimedia maps. One of my favorite features within the My Maps …

10 Online Research Tools Every Online Learner Should Know About

Research is a time-intensive activity, which means you will need a tool to organize both your professional and personal life. We advise you to give …

13 Ramen Recipes to Build a Perfect Bowl at Home

These days, a growing number of Americans realize there's a lot more to ramen than the dried bricks you can buy with loose change at the supermarket. Ramen restaurants are popping up all over the country and serving traditional styles, and thanks to Sun Noodle, you can even make instant ramen …

Detroit hits residents on water shut-offs as businesses slide

CLOSE<p>Renea Robinson bought a tax-forclosed house after renting it for seven years and has had problems with it since, especially trying to get the …

Anxiety has become a way of life for my generation. In an insecure world, is it any surprise?

As we face what has become an epidemic of anxiety disorders, we must confront the social conditions behind it<p>It always hits me in the gut first. I often feel it first thing, my stomach twisted in a knot, my brain deciding it doesn’t want to deal with the day before I even wake up.<p>Sometimes my …

Mental Health
Senate Committees

August 5 1914: The nightmare begins – with some patriotic fervour and rocketing prices

The 4am edition of The Daily Telegraph on Wednesday August 5 1914 may not have had news of war on its front page, but inside pages had plenty of news about the countdown to world war<p>There was nothing on the front page of the 4am edition of The Daily Telegraph on Wednesday August 5 1914 to tell the …

North Sea

The start of the First World War was a seminal moment in modern history

It shaped almost every aspect of the world in which we now live – the first act in a drama that lasted until the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991<p>The final weekend of peace was sunny and warm. On the Bank Holiday Monday, day trippers flocked to the most popular resorts, Blackpool and Brighton, …

How fast food reveals secrets of the economy

From the Pizza Principle to the Waffle House Index, fast food can reveal surprising things about our behaviour and hidden changes in the market.<p>What is an economist’s favourite food? Burgers, chips and pizza might not immediately come to mind – but the consumption of meals like these can signal …

Forex

11 Simple Ways to Improve Your Memory

Whether you want to be a <i>Jeopardy!</i> champion or just need to remember where you parked your car, here are 11 things you can do right now to turn your …

Trump Administration

Research finds that students who study abroad are able to cope better with stress and can accomplish goals and targets easily

by <b>Sekhar Maddala</b><p>Saturday, February 04, 2017<p>Read<p>A new Research has now found that students who <b>study abroad</b> have <b>high levels of self-efficacy.</b> …

Brain

Editor's Choice<p>Oligoclonal bands have been largely excluded from more recent diagnostic criteria for multiple sclerosis, including the 2010 McDonald …

Neuroscience
CEOs

We've Been Wrong About Where the Brain Processes Language for 141 Years

Where word salad is really made.<p>The map of where and how the brain processes speech has been modified again. Researchers from Northwestern University just published a paper in the journal <i>Brain</i> wherein they demonstrate that the famous Wernicke's area, thought to be the center of language …

Linguistics

15 Decadent and Amazing Vegan Carrot Cakes - One Green Planet

Would you ever have guessed that carrot cake dates back to the Middle Ages in Europe? It’s true! Sugars and sweeteners were a privilege of the …

The cost of a life-saving drug used to treat opioid overdoses has soared 680 percent

As the number of Americans dying from opioid overdoses continues to spike across the country, one company’s decision to dramatically raise the price …

Caterpillars
Caterpillars