quinta-feira, 5 de janeiro de 2012

Classes on the Big Screen

Will the classrooms of the future be the screen in front of you? Will you attend class from your laptop or tablet? How will this effect student interaction and participation?

Some aspects of technology are helping us to grow and develop, however, does that mean some of the old methods still are not just as valid?

Check out the BBC's view of the future of classrooms. Where will the future classroom find you?


terça-feira, 3 de janeiro de 2012

Teaching of the Future

The tools for learning are changing and teachers are changing with them. Now learning does not just come from lectures and books. Now we can connect and visually be in other parts of the world. What will the classrooms of the future look like? How will tablets, laptops, cellphones, podcasts and all the other new innovations change how we learn?

Check out this article about the shift in teaching methods of the future. Which ones do you think will happen soonest?


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quinta-feira, 29 de dezembro de 2011


Willpower is the power to say yes or no. The power to keep going when others quit or give up. What makes some people have more willpower than others? Think your willpower is what it is?

Well some scientists think that you can exercise willpower just like any other muscle in the body. Read their opinion on willpower. Do you agree?


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terça-feira, 27 de dezembro de 2011

Does Any of it Make Any Sense?

Science Daily has an interesting article addressing how we make sense of things we encounter. Why are some things easy to understand? And other things you continue to struggle with? What makes some people able to understand languages or numbers easier than others?

Well this article talks a bit about some people looking to address these questions.


Do you think things makes sense just because of our nerve cells? If so how can we take care of them better?

quinta-feira, 22 de dezembro de 2011

Constructive Criticism

Sure it sounds like it should be helpful. However, often times constructive criticism can cause defensiveness and rifts in relationships.

The problem is that it can also be essential for helping us to grow and develop as professionals.

Therefore when giving and receiving constructive criticism it's important to keep some important rules in mind.

This article from the Harvard Business Review addresses some of these important aspects.


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terça-feira, 20 de dezembro de 2011

Need a Fun Writing Prompt Excerise?

This website has just the task for you. Spice up your short story writing skills with this fun and creative task. All you need is your writing utensils and a dictionary! Sit down with a friend and see the different stories you both come up with!


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quinta-feira, 15 de dezembro de 2011

Life Secrets and Tips

Sometimes we lose sight of where we are heading.
Here are some secrets and tips to help improve your quality of life.


Which ones are you doing now?

Which ones will you be doing in the near future?

terça-feira, 13 de dezembro de 2011

Graduate Students Preparing for the Working World

These days it's not enough just to have a graduate degree. Making the most of networking and opportunities presented is essential to securing a job; and even more work has to go into the process to secure your dream job.
This recent graduate writes an article on how and why grad students have been ignoring the warning signs given to them in the past about the difficulties of finding a job.


So you agree with everything she says? Is it only the economy making it tough on recent graduates? What other education can help you excel?

quinta-feira, 8 de dezembro de 2011

Writing a Book

Many of us have a lot to say and just don't have the time to sit down and say it. Well this article explains the scientific method of writing a book according to the snowflake method.
Maybe it can help loosen up that writers block?


Would this method work for you? Do you have other suggestions?

terça-feira, 6 de dezembro de 2011

Encyclopedia of Philosophy

There have been hundreds of philosophers over time. However, how do you keep track of them all? Now you can check them out on the Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy. Look up a philosophy or philosopher and refresh your memory on some of the greatest ideas of all time. From Nihilism to Nietzsche you can get the answers you need regarding the philosophies on your mind.


Liven up your next party and start a philosophical debate! See where it leads you, maybe you'll be the next entry in the encyclopedia.