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Everyday Cheapskate: Tips for simplifying to save time and money - Dalles Chronicle

Everyday Cheapskate: Tips for simplifying to save time and money - Dalles Chronicle | Interesting tidbits | Scoop.it
Everyday Cheapskate: Tips for simplifying to save time and money
Dalles Chronicle
Cut back your jewelry to a couple of simple but elegant items. It takes a lot of energy to manage dozens of pairs of earrings, necklaces and bracelets.
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Training the Brain to Listen: A Practical Strategy for Student Learning and Classroom Management

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Donna Wilson and Marcus Conyers, brain-based teaching program developers and authors, explain how the brain processes auditory information and introduce the HEAR strategy as a way to help students develop their listening skills.

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Charles Fischer's curator insight, January 27, 2014 8:55 AM

Listening is major component of being a successful student, yet it is strangely absent from many curricular plans. Teachers must find ways to build listening into lesson plans on a regular basis.  

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Bubbly spirit: Pop the cork on 2014 with a lively new look - New York Daily News

Bubbly spirit: Pop the cork on 2014 with a lively new look - New York Daily News | Interesting tidbits | Scoop.it
Bubbly spirit: Pop the cork on 2014 with a lively new look
New York Daily News
Dress, $150 at topshop.com. Earrings, $120 at triciamilaneze.com. Crystal bracelets, $17-22 at lulus.com. Floral bracelet, $30 at topshop.com.
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5 Ways to Make Class Discussions More Exciting

5 Ways to Make Class Discussions More Exciting | Interesting tidbits | Scoop.it
Edutopia blogger Rick Curwin proposes five strategies, including use of props and questionnaires, to make classroom discussions more exciting.

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Charles Fischer's curator insight, December 13, 2013 7:10 AM

Even more importantly, text selection is the single best way to engage students. The right text and the right questions will make learning exciting for anyone. For a lot of students, a topic like animal testing will get them fired up.

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Ruth Osime celebrates her 50th with a GRAND Affair in Lagos - Bella Naija

Ruth Osime celebrates her 50th with a GRAND Affair in Lagos - Bella Naija | Interesting tidbits | Scoop.it
Bella Naija Ruth Osime celebrates her 50th with a GRAND Affair in Lagos Bella Naija The dress with Avant-garde shoulder pads and a silver jeweled belt, was accessorized with silver hoop earrings, a silver wrist watch, a diamond cocktail ring and a...
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Shirley Shea favors mature style that doesn't yell grandma - The News Journal

Shirley Shea favors mature style that doesn't yell grandma - The News Journal | Interesting tidbits | Scoop.it
Shirley Shea favors mature style that doesn't yell grandma
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FIRST OUTFIT – Red Le Suit jacket with black J.Jill Pants, red “Splash” heels, Michael Kors watch, Mae Movement and Alex & Ani bracelets.
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Classy but age appropriate and  very trendy!

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Effective Leaders Use 4 Kinds of Inquiry | Leader Snips, the Blog

Effective Leaders Use 4 Kinds of Inquiry | Leader Snips, the Blog | Interesting tidbits | Scoop.it
Effective leaders today know they can use inquiry to build trust, motivation, and engagement, rather than telling people what to do. Here's how. ... room surprised?” “How did the others react?” (shared systems and situations) ...

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Charles Fischer's curator insight, December 5, 2013 6:25 AM

Teachers, as leaders, should pay close attention to the forms of inquiry they are using in the classroom as well.