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Today I will…

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A new year is upon us, and with it, another obligatory post about goals and resolutions for 2013.  As I suspect is the case for many of you, my resolutions frequently end up by the wayside – ...
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A Kinda Snobby Question You Need To Stop Asking When You First Meet Someone

A Kinda Snobby Question You Need To Stop Asking When You First Meet Someone | Cuppa | Scoop.it
It's almost a habit to ask that question. Next time, I'm getting creative.
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Why Teens Are Impulsive, Addiction-Prone And Should Protect Their Brains

Why Teens Are Impulsive, Addiction-Prone And Should Protect Their Brains | Cuppa | Scoop.it
New research shows that teenagers' brains aren't fully insulated, so the signals travel slowly when they need to make decisions. Neuroscientist Frances Jensen, who wrote The Teenage Brain, explains.
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BMW's Super Bowl ad takes us back to a time when nobody 'got' the Internet

BMW's Super Bowl ad takes us back to a time when nobody 'got' the Internet | Cuppa | Scoop.it
A new BMW Super Bowl ad features a clip from 1994 when Katie Couric and Bryant Gumbel were trying to figure out what the Internet was.
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Wonder what the next big thing will be....

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Parenting as a Gen Xer: We’re the first generation of parents in the age of iEverything

Parenting as a Gen Xer: We’re the first generation of parents in the age of iEverything | Cuppa | Scoop.it
I am the first generation that straddled a world with technology and without. That makes parenting our kids and their iChildhoods pretty daunting.
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To Fall Out of Love, Do This - The New Yorker

To Fall Out of Love, Do This - The New Yorker | Cuppa | Scoop.it
Shouts & Murmurs by Susanna Wolff: “What would constitute a ‘perfect’ day for you? Why do we always just go home and watch Netflix instead?”
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Such a terrific morning laugh & worth the read for anyone who read Aron, et al's study "To Fall in Love with Anyone, Do This."...

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Bullies Picked On Him Everyday, Until He Started Doing One Simple Thing To Turn It Around

Bullies Picked On Him Everyday, Until He Started Doing One Simple Thing To Turn It Around | Cuppa | Scoop.it
What an inspirational story.
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Editor's Choice: The Best Educational Apps For iPad In 2014

Editor's Choice: The Best Educational Apps For iPad In 2014 | Cuppa | Scoop.it
Editor's Choice: The Best Educational Apps For iPad In 2014
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Innovation Excellence | How 3-D Printing Will Change Education

Innovation Excellence | How 3-D Printing Will Change Education | Cuppa | Scoop.it
Also known as rapid prototyping, 3-D printing is a technology that allows users to create three-dimensional physical products from a digital file. Educational institutions are still in the early stages of adopting this groundbreaking new technology, but a few early pioneers have shown us just how feasible–and useful–it can become.
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Why should students learn to code? - Daily Genius

Why should students learn to code? - Daily Genius | Cuppa | Scoop.it
Did you know that this week (December 8-14) is Computer Science Education Week? There are resources available via the previous link to help encourage kids to learn to code, to bring computer science education to your school or district, and more. While the concept is mainly aimed at encouraging schools to teach more computer science and […]
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Litographs - Books on T-shirts, Posters, and Tote Bags

Litographs - Books on T-shirts, Posters, and Tote Bags | Cuppa | Scoop.it
Litographs creates art from literature. We design t-shirts and posters from the text of classic books. For each sale, Litographs donates one book to a community in need.
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Seeking coders, tech titans turn to schools

Seeking coders, tech titans turn to schools | Cuppa | Scoop.it
President Barack Obama sat down Monday to write a few lines of computer code with middle school students from Newark, N.J., for a PR campaign that has earned bipartisan endorsements from around the Capitol. The $30 million campaign to promote computer science education has been financed by the tech industry, led by Steve Ballmer, Bill Gates and Mark...
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Engaging Your School Community Through Social Media

Engaging Your School Community Through Social Media | Cuppa | Scoop.it
A school leader shares his strategies for connecting his community via the school website, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, WeChat, and staff blogs.
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Creating an Authentic Maker Education Rubric

Creating an Authentic Maker Education Rubric | Cuppa | Scoop.it
To assess maker projects in your class, begin with a three-part rubric to guide students through process, understanding, and product.
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Seth's Blog: Your mood vs. your reality

Seth's Blog: Your mood vs. your reality | Cuppa | Scoop.it
Who is happy? Are rock stars, billionaires or recently-funded entrepreneurs happier? What about teenagers with clear skin? Either what happens changes our mood... or our mood changes the way we narrate what happens. This goes beyond happiness economics and the...
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Snow Day Calculator

Using a carefully developed formula, the Snow Day Calculator will predict snow days or delays for school using just your zip code. What's your chance for a Snow Day Tomorrow?
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Several students testing this out to predict the morning's status

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#ICannotBelieveISaidThat Spotlight

#ICannotBelieveISaidThat Spotlight | Cuppa | Scoop.it
Since hearing about word vomit on Mean Girls in my tweenage years, I did not realize how much of thing this was until recently moving to Pennsylvania countryside, where I know no one except my moth...
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To Infinity And Beyond!

To Infinity And Beyond! | Cuppa | Scoop.it
Starting over is tough. New normals are tough. Making decisions that are best for you is tough. Saying no to toxins that you voluntarily pursue are tough. Ultimate happiness requires you to be toug...
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A vision for radically personalized learning | Katherine Prince | TEDxColumbus - e-Learning Feeds

A vision for radically personalized learning | Katherine Prince | TEDxColumbus - e-Learning Feeds | Cuppa | Scoop.it
A vision for radically personalized learning | Katherine Prince | TEDxColumbus Description: Could we transform today’s outmoded education system to a vibrant learning ecosystem that …
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Top 10 tips on how teachers can improve their work-life balance

Top 10 tips on how teachers can improve their work-life balance | Cuppa | Scoop.it
Experts share their views on how teachers can manage workloads and avoid burnout – without falling behind on marking
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What will future jobs look like?

What will future jobs look like? | Cuppa | Scoop.it
Economist Andrew McAfee suggests that, yes, probably, droids will take our jobs -- or at least the kinds of jobs we know now. In this far-seeing talk, he thinks through what future jobs might look like, and how to educate coming generations to hold them.
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iPads and Arts Education: Rewriting Cultural Narratives with The 524 Project

iPads and Arts Education: Rewriting Cultural Narratives with The 524 Project | Cuppa | Scoop.it
High school students from DC and Detroit get acquainted via digital media, sharing their own worlds and learning to appreciate each other's world.
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5 Simple Lessons for Social and Emotional Learning for Adults

5 Simple Lessons for Social and Emotional Learning for Adults | Cuppa | Scoop.it
Edutopia blogger Elena Aguilar offers up five lessons to use with school staff and faculty for building emotional awareness, self-management, social awareness, and relationship management.
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