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Science Explains How Staying Near Water Can Change Our Brains. By Jenny Marchal | Lifehack Have you ever felt at peace when you’re walking by the ocean?

Science Explains How Staying Near Water Can Change Our Brains

A sense of rejuvenation when you stand by a waterfall? How about taking in the view of a breathtaking lake from your window? We can often report feeling a sense of calm when we’re around water and scientists say, this is having a positive effect on our brains. BBC Radio 4 - An Image of Sound. CelebrAsian 2016 Schedule — Viking Theatre, Grand View University 2411 East 14th, Des Moines, IA Shakuntala, tells the story of a young woman, Shakuntala, who is raised in a secluded sanctuary and falls in love with a monarch, King Dushyanta, whom she meets in the forest.

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Kalidasa is regarded as the greatest Sanskrit poet and dramatist and Shakuntala is considered his masterpiece. In 1789, it became the first Indian play to be translated into a western language. Shakuntala’s love story has endured through the ages, spreading through Europe and other continents, with adaptations in various languages as dance/dramas and operas – traditional and contemporary.

GDT's innovativeadaptation features a multicultural approach that takes advantage of an ethnically diverse cast by fusing various art forms. Online Grey Noise Generator. ♥ With headphones, it's like a warm hug for your ears. ♥ As a tinnitus sufferer I have found sleep difficult and have spent many long tedious nights lying awake without relief.

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Then I happened upon your site one night when, in desperation, I was trying to find a masking sound that would help me get some rest. To be able to customise a sound that actually works for me has been bliss. I now call my personal sound my 'Velvet Lullaby' and it is wonderful. ♥ I love putting this on underneath my mp3's - makes the nuances of certain songs sound crystal clear. . ♥ I've been having trouble focusing on math work, but playing this noise is the background has helped me a lot! Online Grey Noise Generator. Schools Need Introverted Teachers, But Avoiding Burnout a Challenge.

It’s generally believed that the teaching profession is better suited to extroverts.

Schools Need Introverted Teachers, But Avoiding Burnout a Challenge

While hugely rewarding, it is exceptionally demanding, noisy, chaotic and educators are always under the microscope. But there are many introverted teachers across the country, who, as a recent article in The Atlantic concluded, are more vulnerable to burnout than their extroverted colleagues. Jessica Honard agrees. A self-described introvert, Honard left the classroom after five years after she reluctantly concluded that the relentless daily pressure eclipsed what she loved about teaching high school English.

She continued to work in education, including leading workshops for educators on how to differentiate for introverted students. Stone House Image, Portugal. Creative Matters Lecture by Theo Jansen: Strandbeest - The Dream Machines. Theo Jansen visits the University of Iowa. “I like to balance between reality and imagination,” Theo Jansen said Tuesday morning during the breakfast reception of his visit to the University of Iowa.

Theo Jansen visits the University of Iowa

“We have to dream our lives and not just exist.” Jansen came as part of the Creative Matters lecture series sponsored by the Office of Research and Economic Development, seeking to demonstrate that creativity is not only at the core of research and discovery, but is also central to our human experience. Teacher: A student told me I ‘couldn’t understand because I was a white lady.’ Here’s what I did then.

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Teacher: A student told me I ‘couldn’t understand because I was a white lady.’ Here’s what I did then.

Smith is a fifth-grade social justice and English language arts teacher at Cunningham Elementary School in Austin, Tex. She was just awarded the 2015 Donald H. Graves Excellence in the Teaching of Writing award given at the National Teachers of English Language Arts Convention in Minneapolis. Smith created and founded The Hive Society, a classroom that inspires children to creatively explore literature through critical thinking and socially relevant texts. In her speech accepting the award, Smith talked about a seminal moment in her career when she realized she needed to change her approach to teaching students of color, one of whom told her that she couldn’t understand his problems because she is white.

Texas fifth-grade teacher Emily E. I’m white. How to Give Effective Feedback, Both Positive and Negative. Photo MOST of us think we know how to give feedback.

How to Give Effective Feedback, Both Positive and Negative

Positive comments are better — and more useful — than negative ones. And if you do have to point out something wrong, start with a compliment, move on to the problem, then end on a high note. It turns out that it’s not that simple. Those who have studied the issue have found that negative feedback isn’t always bad and positive feedback isn’t always good. A recent research paper, “Tell Me What I did Wrong: Experts Seek and Respond to Negative Feedback,” in The Journal of Consumer Research, says that when people are experts on a subject, or consider themselves experts, they’re more eager to hear negative feedback, while those novices are more likely to seek positive responses. One experiment surveyed students in beginning-level French classes and advanced-level French literature classes. Rubric Score to Percent Grade Converter.

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