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Reflecting on daily life, interactions, choices, events keeps us in the moment. Live in the moment and be present to live life well!
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The Power of a mind to map TonyBuzan @TEDxSquareMile

In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TED...

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Baiba Svenca's curator insight, December 22, 2012 3:04 AM

A must-watch talk by Tony Buzan about human brain, multiple intelligences, creativity and mind mapping. Tony Buzan explains how they are connected and how our brain can be developed with the help of mind mapping our knowledge.

 

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Eckhart Tolle: "A Happier You" - Global One TV: Multimedia for Mystics

Eckhart Tolle: "A Happier You" - Global One TV: Multimedia for Mystics | Reflections from a Life Lived | Scoop.it
The greatest goal you can set this year is to make peace with your life, no matter your circumstances.
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Brain-damaged man 'aware' of scientists' questions

Brain-damaged man 'aware' of scientists' questions | Reflections from a Life Lived | Scoop.it

Breakthrough could lead to improvements in treatment of brain-damaged patients who cannot move or speak


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Free Common Core Rubric Creation Tool #engchat #ccss #ccchat

Free Common Core Rubric Creation Tool #engchat #ccss #ccchat | Reflections from a Life Lived | Scoop.it

EssayTagger's Common Core Rubric Creation Tool. http://www.essaytagger.com/commoncore. You are ahead of the curve and are working hard to align your curriculum to Common Core. But assessing and tracking your ...


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How Transmedia Storytelling Could Revolutionize Documentary Filmmaking

How Transmedia Storytelling Could Revolutionize Documentary Filmmaking | Reflections from a Life Lived | Scoop.it

Amanda Lin Costa: "Often shortened to simply Transmedia, it can allow documentary filmmakers to not only reach new audiences, but also to create unique educational components to enhance their film's message and provide ways to partner with companies and brands, which can mean welcome financial relief to lighten the burden of the high cost of filmmaking" ...


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Researchers create short-term memories in vitro

Researchers create short-term memories in vitro | Reflections from a Life Lived | Scoop.it
Researchers have discovered how to store diverse forms of artificial short-term memories in isolated brain tissue. The advance paves the way for future research to identify the specific brain circuits that allow humans to form short-term memories.

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50 Indispensable EdTech Tools for 2012

50 Indispensable EdTech Tools for 2012 | Reflections from a Life Lived | Scoop.it

A  compiled a list of some of the tech tools, including some that are becoming increasingly popular and widely used, that should be part of any teacher’s tech tool arsenal this year, whether for their own personal use or as educational aids in the classroom.

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Spirituality: Discovering the real miracles - Lancaster Eagle Gazette

Spirituality: Discovering the real miracles - Lancaster Eagle Gazette | Reflections from a Life Lived | Scoop.it
Spirituality: Discovering the real miraclesLancaster Eagle GazetteIn the mid-'90s, I was working for Houston Northwest Medical Center when I got a call from our ICU nurse manager, Grace Heffron. "Chaplain, what are you doing at 2 p.m.?
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MindMaple - Mind Mapping Software

MindMaple - Mind Mapping Software | Reflections from a Life Lived | Scoop.it

MindMaple® will increase your productivity and creativity by
visually organizing your ideas and thoughts onto a mind map.
MindMaple® is perfect for working professionals and educators
involved in project managing, brain storming, and task
scheduling. Experience the difference with MindMaple®.


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Taking Leadership Cues from Bamboo | Wendy Appel

Taking Leadership Cues from Bamboo | Wendy Appel | Reflections from a Life Lived | Scoop.it

"Whether you are in a position of leadership or lead from your position, being the bamboo is critical to your ability to influence and effectively lead your team, your organization and your life.

Why? Here is what we know about bamboo and what that has to do with leadership..."

 

Read the article to embrace these important traits.


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Autism researchers find that focusing on strengths improves social skills of adolescents

The junior high and high school years are emotionally challenging even under the best of circumstances, but for adolescents with autism spectrum disorders (ASD), that time can be particularly painful.

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National Geographic’s Aaron Huey on Digital Collaboration and Community Storytelling

National Geographic’s Aaron Huey on Digital Collaboration and Community Storytelling | Reflections from a Life Lived | Scoop.it

Mona Zhang: "The latest cover of National Geographic features the story of the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, home to the Oglala Lakota" ...

 

DRC: This article looks at the storytelling platform Cowbird and how it's being utilized by the Lakota to tell their own stories.


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Mindful Mornings: 4 tips to get the day going | Mindful

Mindful Mornings: 4 tips to get the day going | Mindful | Reflections from a Life Lived | Scoop.it
Elisha Goldstein offers tips to cultivate mindfulness throughout the day.

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ThinDifference's curator insight, December 20, 2012 9:19 AM

Great mindfulness tips. Number 2 is especially worthwhile.

 

1. Mindful Check-In

2. Prime Your Mind for Good

3. Bring Presence to the Morning Activities

4. Red Light Practice

 

 

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Discussion Forum: What Role Might the "Big History Project" Play in Vermont?

Discussion Forum:           What Role Might the "Big History Project" Play in Vermont? | Reflections from a Life Lived | Scoop.it

If you are from Vermont, and are interested in exploring/ discussing the possibilities of bringing the Big History Project to more schools in Vermont, I hope you'll post your thoughts, opinions, questions, and concerns to my discussion forum.

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New Common Core standards to reshape teaching

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World MagazineNew Common Core standards to reshape teachingLawrence Journal WorldBut by the time the new Common Core State Standards go into full effect in 2014, she believes that she and other teachers in the Lawrence school district will be ready.


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Integrating the 16 Habits of Mind

Integrating the 16 Habits of Mind | Reflections from a Life Lived | Scoop.it
In outcomes-based learning environments, we generally see three elements in play: 1) learning objectives or targets are created from given standards; 2) instruction of some kind is given; and then 3)...

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Echograph : Make Animated GIF and MP4 photography

Echograph : Make Animated GIF and MP4 photography | Reflections from a Life Lived | Scoop.it

Echograph is the intersection of photography and video. Insert splashes of video into still photos. Explore this new creative medium that merges video with photos.


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Behold, The Very First Documentary Shot With Google Goggles

Behold, The Very First Documentary Shot With Google Goggles | Reflections from a Life Lived | Scoop.it

Mark Wilson: "Remember when we said that Google Glass needed Gucci and Prada to reinvent its tech as cool? Well, apparently they took the advice pretty literally."


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How early social deprivation impairs long-term cognitive function

How early social deprivation impairs long-term cognitive function | Reflections from a Life Lived | Scoop.it
Children who suffer severe neglect have cognitive impairments as adults.

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10 superb Life Lessons you'll be able to Learn From Albert Einstein ...

10 superb Life Lessons you'll be able to Learn From Albert Einstein ... | Reflections from a Life Lived | Scoop.it
Albert Einstein has long been thought of a genius by the plenty. He was a theoretical man of science, thinker, author, and is maybe the foremost authoritative.
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Free PowerPoint templates

Free PowerPoint templates | Reflections from a Life Lived | Scoop.it

Free PowerPoint templates download. Leawo Powerpoint tools knowledge centre offers various free PowerPoint templates & free PowerPoint backgrounds for download.


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CristinaSkyBox: Fables, Writing and Creativity

CristinaSkyBox: Fables, Writing and Creativity | Reflections from a Life Lived | Scoop.it

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5 Ways You Should Integrate Digital Citizenship Into Your Classes

5 Ways You Should Integrate Digital Citizenship Into Your Classes | Reflections from a Life Lived | Scoop.it
This education article provides teaching strategies to bring digital citizenship to our classrooms seamlessly.

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Scans of Hoarders’ Brains Reveal Why They Never De-Clutter | Observations, Scientific American Blog Network

Scans of Hoarders’ Brains Reveal Why They Never De-Clutter | Observations, Scientific American Blog Network | Reflections from a Life Lived | Scoop.it
Jill, a 60-year-old woman in Milwaukee, has overcome extreme poverty. So, now that she has enough money to put food in the fridge, she fills it. ...

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