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Research, news, and insights into how and why we learn
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What The Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast

What The Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast | Educational Insights | Scoop.it
Between wrangling children, walking dogs, and checking email, your early hours might be more crazed than calm. Carve out some a.m. tranquility (and productivity) with these steps.
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Does Engagement Equal Learning?

Does Engagement Equal Learning? | Educational Insights | Scoop.it
This is the third blog post in a series of four edited excerpts from the book, Total Participation Techniques: Making every student an active learner, written by Persida & William Himmele.
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Mentoring others pays off, study shows - FT.com

Mentoring others pays off, study shows - FT.com | Educational Insights | Scoop.it
A survey of MBA alumni from top business schools shows that helping to develop others’ skills is beneficial for career growth – especially for women.
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5 ways to listen better | Video on TED.com

"In our louder and louder world," says sound expert Julian Treasure, "We are losing our listening." In this short, fascinating talk, Treasure shares five ways to re-tune your ears for conscious listening -- to other people and the world...


Via Roxana Marachi, PhD
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Designer dresses

Designer dresses | Educational Insights | Scoop.it
Shop stylish and trendy day to evening dresses, tops, blouses and skirts in sizes 0-26W & Custom Size. FREE Customization and hassle-free returns.
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The 50 Best Sources of Free Liberal Arts Learning Online

The 50 Best Sources of Free Liberal Arts Learning Online | Educational Insights | Scoop.it

Links to free web courses from Oxford, Yale, and 48 other schoools!

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Sowing Failure, Reaping Success: What Failure Can Teach

Sowing Failure, Reaping Success: What Failure Can Teach | Educational Insights | Scoop.it
What is failure, and what can come from it? In this lesson we post examples from sports, science, business, the arts, politics and education, then pose questions and suggest activities for investigating the notion of "failure" in myriad ways.
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The Downside of Cohabiting Before Marriage

The Downside of Cohabiting Before Marriage | Educational Insights | Scoop.it

A psychologist at UVA describes the downside of 'falling into' cohabitation rather than consciously choosing a permanent relationship.

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Psychology of Color

Psychology of Color | Educational Insights | Scoop.it

What do you think?

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Total Participation Techniques

Total Participation Techniques | Educational Insights | Scoop.it
This is the first blog post in a series of four edited excerpts from the book, Total Participation Techniques: Making every student an active learner, written by Persida & William Himmele.
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Education Week: The Classroom Is Obsolete: It's Time for Something New

School design needs to change from a classroom-based model to one centered on principles such as personalized education and inquiry-based, student-directed learning, Prakash Nair writes.
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The Commencement Address that Went Viral | Psychology Today

The Commencement Address that Went Viral | Psychology Today | Educational Insights | Scoop.it
The psychology of David McCullough Jr.'s Speech By Marilyn Price-Mitchell, Ph.D....
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‘After-birth abortion’: Can they be serious?

‘After-birth abortion’: Can they be serious? | Educational Insights | Scoop.it
“We claim that killing a newborn could be ethically permissible in all the circumstances where abortion would be.’’...
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Mark Regnerus -- Freedom to Marry Young

Mark Regnerus -- Freedom to Marry Young | Educational Insights | Scoop.it
The emotional, biological and economic case for marrying young.
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WHAT HAPPENS AFTER I DIE?

We all have to face the two inevitables: death and taxes. Woody Allen said, "It's not that I'm afraid to die, I just don't want to be there when it happens."...
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Brainology® Program Demo

Demo of a great program to help middle school students learn effective learning habts.

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MindSet

 A Book written by Carol Dweck. Teaching a growth mindset creates motivation and productivity in the worlds of business, education, and sports.

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