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Monthly Archives: December 2013

Let’s Make our Day Harder – YouTube

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A review of some of the science around how our typical days have shifted with technology and culture and the impact on our health. It is also a call to actio…

Thomas Adam Johnson‘s insight:

I love this. I do a lot already, but there are some great ideas.

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Posted by on December 30, 2013 in Technology

 

Self-regulation technique helps students focus in class

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Self-regulation, a philosophy of education that is moving into public schools in British Columbia and other parts of the country, helps students reduce stress that can prevent them from focusing and behaving properly in class.

Thomas Adam Johnson‘s insight:

Revving up the engine or calming down the brain – this article presents techniques for dealing with both sides of the energy spectrum with students.

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Posted by on December 20, 2013 in Education

 

Google Like A Boss | Infographic

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Tweet Share on Tumblr Tweet Unless you’ve bothered to go into the Google documentation, which most people don’t, you may not know of many of the little tricks available to you when searching for stuff.

Thomas Adam Johnson‘s insight:

Great infographic to print out and keep by the computer while you become acquainted with advanced Google searching.

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Posted by on December 14, 2013 in Technology

 

The Flight From Conversation

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We use technology to keep one another at distances we can control: not too close, not too far, just right: the Goldilocks effect.

Thomas Adam Johnson‘s insight:

Some deep advice about connectedness, loneliness, and too much technology use today.  I write a reflection about this subject here.

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Posted by on December 13, 2013 in Education

 

10 Corporations Control Almost Everything You Buy — This Chart Shows How

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Ten mega corporations control the output of almost everything you buy; from household products to batteries. But it gets even crazier who when you see who controls the money.

Thomas Adam Johnson‘s insight:

3 Great infographics about who has been bought and consolidated into whom.

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Posted by on December 13, 2013 in Technology

 

Journey With Us Through The History Of Film! – – The Hollywood News

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Courtesy of History Shots you can take a fascinating journey through over a hundred years of cinema. 

Thomas Adam Johnson‘s insight:

I have seen the image in person.  It is quite a graphic.  Only about $40.

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Posted by on December 12, 2013 in Technology

 

Are We Really Getting Smarter?

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Americans’ IQ scores have steadily risen over the past century. James R. Flynn examines why.

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Are we getting smarter over the course of time? Here is a debate about that notion.

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Posted by on December 8, 2013 in Technology

 
 
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