The Learning Network: Word of the Day | demographic

This word has appeared in 1,116 New York Times articles in the past year.

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Motherlode Blog: ‘My Friend Has a Son Who Is Autistic’

Motherlode Blog: ‘My Friend Has a Son Who Is Autistic’At first, I didn’t get that the clumsy idle talk was an attempt at showing compassion.

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Thinking ‘out loud’

Thinking ‘out loud’

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I’m a big fan of the mantras of (variously) ‘show your work‘ or ‘working out loud‘. I think that the notion of showing what you’re doing helps other work with you to make it better, or learn from you if you do well.  This contributes to the success of the ‘coherent organization‘, where information flows in ways that are aligned with the goals of the organization…

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New counter-terrorism duties: what schools need to know

Schools now have a legal duty to prevent young people from being drawn to terrorism. Here are five key points every school leader needs to know about the new legislation Continue reading…

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The Learning Network: Does Punctuation Matter in Text Messages?

The Learning Network: Does Punctuation Matter in Text Messages?What are your personal “rules” for using punctuation and acronyms in text messages?

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Strong public support for measures to protect children's health, poll finds

Almost two-thirds of Britons surveyed want ban on junk food TV ads until after 9pm, while three quarters want more to be done to help pregnant women cut down on risky behaviour such as drinking Continue reading…

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Jon Kabat Zinn

Jon Kabat Zinn

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I bailed out of the Wisdom 2.0 conference Main Stage events yesterday afternoon and missed the opportunity to see Jon Kabat Zinn, whom I only know from his books and tapes: Jon is a god. I revere him. He moves mountains. So I was elated to find this recording of his presentation this morning.
The Good: Jon takes us into meditation, overviews the global mindfulness phenomenon, gives a characteristic uplifting message and call to action, gets you in a mood to finally start meditating daily, challenges you to be present and know what you are doing…

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Rev. Theodore Hesburgh, Ex-President of University of Notre Dame, Dies at 97

Rev. Theodore Hesburgh, Ex-President of University of Notre Dame, Dies at 97He stood up to the White House and the Vatican as he transformed Catholic higher education in America and raised a powerful moral voice in national affairs.

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How to Setup a Google Hangout On Air (March 2015)

How to Setup a Google Hangout On Air (March 2015)Last weekend at the first annual “Google Summit Oklahoma City” hosted by the EdTechTeam, I shared a breakout session titled, “Google Hangouts 101.” Afterwards, I visited with two librarians I know who attended the session and had some follow-up questions. In talking with them, I realized I hadn’t clearly explained several things in the session which are very important when setting up a Google Hangout on Air…

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Memory: The Ultimate Tips and Tricks for Improvement (Kindle Edition) newly tagged "learning"

Memory: The Ultimate Tips and Tricks for Improvement (Kindle Edition) newly tagged "learning" Memory: The Ultimate Tips and Tricks for Improvement (Kindle Edition)By Gary M. Toban Buy new: $0.00 Customer Rating: First tagged “learning” by Michael C. Customer tags: improve, skills, how, brain, techniques, improvement, memory, your, book, learning

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