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The Cult of Genius - Cosmic Variance

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While some physicists are known for their hearty support of atheism, even they can have some personal dieties. High in the physicist’s pantheon sits Richard Feynman, due not only to his obvious smarts and good work, but also to an outsized personality chonicled in a wealth of popular writings (and even a movie!). I’ve always …
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How Curiosity Changes the Brain and Enhances Learning - NeuroNet Learning

How Curiosity Changes the Brain and Enhances Learning - NeuroNet Learning | Parenting Genius | Scoop.it
Curiosity may kill the cat; but when it comes to learning, curiosity helps stimulate the brain and enhances learning, a new study shows.
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Have you read the 200 'best American novels'? | Art Beat | PBS NewsHour

Have you read the 200 'best American novels'? | Art Beat | PBS NewsHour | Parenting Genius | Scoop.it
Over the summer, The American Scholar published two lists of the 100 best American novels from 1770-1985. We've combined the lists and we're asking: which ones have you read? What is missing and what should be included after 1985?
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So Bill Gates Has This Idea for a History Class ...

So Bill Gates Has This Idea for a History Class ... | Parenting Genius | Scoop.it
Should one of the world’s richest men get to dictate the future of how we learn about our past?
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The college majors most and least likely to lead to underemployment

The college majors most and least likely to lead to underemployment | Parenting Genius | Scoop.it
Looking for career fulfillment? Choose your major carefully.
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Reading Print Versus Digital Increases Comprehension: Study - GalleyCat

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Reading Print Versus Digital Increases Comprehension: Study
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WHAT MAKES US SMART - INTELLIGENCE (Documentary) Science/IQ/Test - YouTube

WHAT MAKES US SMART - INTELLIGENCE (Documentary) Science/IQ/Test Intelligence has been defined in many different ways including logic, abstract thought, unde...
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The Global center for Gifted & Talented Children 2013

This video was created to celebrate the 5th birthday of the Global Center for Gifted & Talented Children on November first 2013. http://www.gcgtc.com/ Film: ...
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The Common Character Trait of Geniuses

Geniuses like Isaac Newton and Richard Feynman both had the ability to concentrate with a sort of intensity that is hard for mortals to grasp. Transcript -- ...
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THE SECRET OF CREATIVE GENIUS 06/27/14

Arise News spoke with Dr. Nancy Andreasen, a neuroscientist, on the link between mental illness and creativity. Dr. Andreasen has contributed extensively to ...
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Robert Plomin, The Life Scientific - BBC Radio 4

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Professor Robert Plomin talks to Jim Al-Khalili about the genetics of intelligence.
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Why you’re being treated like just another job applicant

Why you’re being treated like just another job applicant | Parenting Genius | Scoop.it
You have a personal contact inside the company you want to work for, but the letter you wrote to the hiring manager got diverted to human resources, along with everyone else's applications. What did you do wrong? You squandered your connection, says headhunter Nick Corcodilos. But it's not too late. Nick tells you how to get back in the door, and here's a hint: pick up the phone next time instead of writing a letter.
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Web-Era Trade Schools, Feeding a Need for Code

Web-Era Trade Schools, Feeding a Need for Code | Parenting Genius | Scoop.it
Dozens of the schools have sprung up around the country to teach computer programming, offering students a fast-paced curriculum and the promise of jobs.
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The Mathematics of Hope - on meaningful reform in mathematics education

Here is a new paper by Jo that was published by Heinemann with some important ideas about mathematics messages and the opening of tasks. Mathematics of Hope Paper
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Pendulum Wave Demonstration - YouTube

I did not make this – I simply took a video of it! This is a large-scale demonstration of the interaction between period and pendulum length, using 16 bowlin...
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{5 Steps Series} 5 Simple Steps for Effective Vocabulary Instruction l Dr. Kimberly's Literacy Blog

{5 Steps Series} 5 Simple Steps for Effective Vocabulary Instruction l Dr. Kimberly's Literacy Blog | Parenting Genius | Scoop.it
We know that there is a strong relationship between vocabulary, reading comprehension, and high student achievement. Systematic vocabulary instruction is an integral part of a K-12 comprehensive literacy framework for instruction. Further, word learning is connected at the hip to teaching content at any level. Whether you teach kindergarten or high school students, having a …
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The Pope Just Released A List of 10 Tips for Becoming a Happier Person and They Are Spot On |

The Pope Just Released A List of 10 Tips for Becoming a Happier Person and They Are Spot On | | Parenting Genius | Scoop.it
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Teaching Is Not a Business

Teaching Is Not a Business | Parenting Genius | Scoop.it
Reformers misunderstand how central human relationships are to the educational process.
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Jim DeLisle speaks on raising gifted children

Jim DeLisle speaks on meeting the complex needs of gifted children in todays modern parenting atmosphere.

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fd-WarSm8ko

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Museum & Gallery Listings for July 18-24 - New York Times

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Museum & Gallery Listings for July 18-24
New York Times
The inspirationally democratic message is that potential for creative genius is wired into the consciousness of everyone.
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