Free, Funny, Custom Family Ecard: You're making it difficult for me to be the parent I always imagined I would be.
This one makes me stop and think. How often does it seem that you could substitute the word "parent" with "teacher"? Sometimes, we teachers imagine how great we would be as teachers if it wasn't for certain students...
Studies show that thinking of ourselves in terms of groups automatically leads to a kind of irrational group favoritism, which ends up dividing society, instead of bringing us together.
This article is helpful in fighting our tendencies toward thinking in polarities (us/them, this/that, choice #1 vs. choice #2, etc.). We are more complex and complicated than these either/or set ups. And problems are often more complex or complicated than the questions often posed in this way.
The concept photo does something interesting with the colors red and blue. In the United States, there are the Blue States and the Red States, layer that with the angel for blue and the devil for red. It works on two levels.
World leaders in archaeology discuss the ancient development of Mesopotamian society and the very practical lessons and inspiration it holds for us today. (resource for world history or global history topics; resource for technology or pre-engineering, civil engineering topics)
"Crafted by the lead writers of the math common core, the 20-page document issued today seeks to "sharpen the alignment question" and make "more clearly visible" whether materials faithfully reflect both the letter and spirit of the math standards adopted by 45 states and the District of Columbia."
"Creativity is not a talent. It is a way of operating."
Much has been said about how creativity works, its secrets, its origins, and what
This is a serious talk on creativity and play by John Cleese. from the set-up by Brain Pickings: "
Much has been said about how creativity works, its secrets, its origins, and what we can do to optimize ourselves for it. In this excerpt from his fantastic 1991 lecture, John Cleese offers a recipe for creativity, delivered with his signature blend of cultural insight and comedic genius. Specifically, Cleese outlines “the 5 factors that you can arrange to make your lives more creative”:
China, Egypt, Mesopotamia, Maya--these are ancient civilizations people tend to know something about. The Harappan civilization of the Indus Valley, on the other hand, is maybe less well known, but just as fascinating and inspiring for us today.