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Blended Learning and Motivation

How Blended Learning and Gamification Increase Student Engagement Rob Schwartz, a teacher at a blended learning magnet school, shares how design missions validate “the individual over the content” and give students the freedom to fail. By Dan Gordon    01/27/15 … Continue reading

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Weird news

http://player.theplatform.com/p/2E2eJC/nbcNewsOffsite?guid=nc_instagramb_150507 An alleged Virginia bank robber admits he took stacks of cash from a teller, videotaped it and even posted evidence on social media — but he says he’s not guilty because he asked politely. Dominyk Antonio Alfonseca, 23, says … Continue reading

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Prioritizing Project Goals to Align with Your Organization’s Strategic Goals by Christian Fernando Kedidjian

Prioritization is one of the key abilities leaders must have to carry projects toward success. In order to know how we can sort all of the activities we need to have done in order to finish a project, it is … Continue reading

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July 9 Independence Day!

Already touchy about foreigners invading their territory, the native tribes of what is now Argentina didn’t extend a friendly welcome to the first Spaniards coming ashore on the banks of the Río de la Plata. At the beginning of the … Continue reading

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12 Little Known Laws of Karma

What is Karma? Karma is the Sanskrit word for action. It is equivalent to Newton’s law of ‘every action must have a reaction’. When we think, speak or act we initiate a force that will react accordingly. This returning force … Continue reading

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3 Sentences That Can Basically Destroy You By Geoffrey James

This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources, and insights to entrepreneurs and business owners. The article below was originally published at Inc.com. If you hear any of these three sentences at work more than once or twice, you … Continue reading

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These Are the 50 Best Places to Work for 2014

Glassdoor, which provides an anonymous space for people to rate and review their employers, has released its Best Places to Work list for 2014, and it seems there’s been some significant shakeup. Facebook, for one, dropped out of the top … Continue reading

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Your Thanksgiving Dinner Is Equal to 7 Burger King Whoppers

Find out how your Thanksgiving dinner stacks up against burgers, burritos and more. We did the math. Even if you’re trying to watch what you eat, nutritionists say that during the holidays, you shouldn’t deprive yourself too much, or your good intentions … Continue reading

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Just in Time for the Holidays, Chinese Ladies Are Renting Boyfriends By Laura Stampler

It turns out plot points for mediocre American romantic comedies have an afterlife in people’s real, depressing lives abroad. First the Norwegian Minister for Children, Equality and Social Inclusion announced that her plan to lower the country’s divorce rate was inspired … Continue reading

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If Your Guy Is Texting You a Lot, He’s Not That Into You By Alexandra Sifferlin

Strong relationships are built on communication, or so the experts say. So digital relationships fueled by a torrent of texts should be ironclad, right?   Maybe not. About 82% of young adults say they text their romantic partner multiple times … Continue reading

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