Education, Curiosity, and Happiness
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What roles can curiosity and happiness play in learning?
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4 Backpack Organizational Hacks to Get Kids Ready for Back-to-School | Reader's Digest

4 Backpack Organizational Hacks to Get Kids Ready for Back-to-School | Reader's Digest | Education, Curiosity, and Happiness | Scoop.it
Is your grade-schooler's backpack messy and disorganized? Here are four ways to help get your child's backpack under control for back-to-school.
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Help children organize. Map their backpacks, create a home to school folder, use luggage tags to name things, and ask for extra textbooks and resources to keep at home.
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77 Short Inspirational Quotes About Strength and Life - BayArt

77 Short Inspirational Quotes About Strength and Life - BayArt | Education, Curiosity, and Happiness | Scoop.it
Here our handpicked unique collection of short inspiration quotes, words and sayings about strength, life, and courage.Bite-size pieces of advice for you.

Via Deniz Yalım (BayArt)
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How I Became a Full-time Writer

How I Became a Full-time Writer | Education, Curiosity, and Happiness | Scoop.it
Today is my last day of work before I launch out on my own as a full-time writer. It's also Good Friday, a day of new beginnings only made possible by something else ending.

Today is the result ...

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Moving forward, this is an important article for me. Will I be a full-time writer? No, but things will change.

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Ken Morrison's curator insight, March 29, 2013 5:15 PM

I am very happy that I stumbled upon Jeff Goins' writings last year.  I am happy that he is able to now stop his full time job.

Ken

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Redefining "failure"

Redefining "failure" | Education, Curiosity, and Happiness | Scoop.it
" Joe Girard The elevator to success is ou " ( CC BY-SA 2.0 ) by  symphony of love Success is the exception, not the rule. This ide
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Failure and success are not mutually exclusive. Too often in schools, we focus on competition in unhealthy ways, leading to more failure than learned lessons.
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The 12 Things You Should Never, Ever Say To Teachers

The 12 Things You Should Never, Ever Say To Teachers | Education, Curiosity, and Happiness | Scoop.it

A quick checklist to offer misguided souls who toss out off-handed comments to teachers they meet.


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This is pretty good and will bring a chuckle.

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