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J.K. Rowling Speaks at Harvard Commencement

J.K. Rowling Speaks at Harvard Commencement

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LIAM 108 - Self-Talk Determines Success! Your self-talk is the largest determining factor for your success in any area of life! How you talk to yourself is a reflection of your beliefs about yourself and influences your behaviors. Are you judgmental, harsh, critical, self-deprecating? or are you accepting, loving, kind, supportive, encouraging?

#77 Culturally Specific Content / Teaching ( Int.) I used to teach Adult ESL for the Canadian government. Besides lots of functional language, my curriculum had to also teach about Canada. One of the best/most interesting lessons was to make an acrostic poem about Canada. First, I'd prepare/engage by having the students watch the Canadian anthem video. These are readily available and contain lots of great images of the country. As the students watch they record/note on paper what they see.

7 TED-Ed Lessons for a healthier you How do carbohydrates impact your health? What would happen if you didn’t sleep? How does sugar affect your brain? In honor of World Health Day, here are 7 TED-Ed Lessons for a healthier you: E + R = O and possibly 14-0 The biggest development during Ohio State’s first game week has nothing to do with the opponent or even national championship hopes. It’s actually something that doesn’t relate to on-field play at all. Leadership. #5 Mr. X's Amazing Day (Low) 5 - Mr. X's Amazing Day. This truly is a Canned lesson. Why do your knuckles pop? - Eleanor Nelsen Want to learn the latest on this topic? Read the recent publication: Real Time Visualization of Joint Cavitation aka “knuckle cracking!” Then listen to the latest Morning Edition at NPR: Why Knuckles Crack! Scroll down at the site and watch an MRI of knuckle cracking in real time to see the “pop” during the “pull my finger study!” Here’s another interesting physiological phenomenon that has to do with gas solubility: decompression sickness, or “the bends.”

4 inspiring kids imagine the future of learning After more than 13 years of research convinced him that children have the ability to learn almost anything on their own, 2013 TED Prize winner Sugata Mitra aspires to shape the future of learning by building a School in the Cloud, helping kids “tap into their innate sense of wonder.” In the spirit of Mitra’s invitation to the world to “ask kids big questions, and find big answers,” we asked four brilliant young people to tell us: What do you think is the future of learning? Here, their answers. The Travelling Teachers Are you planning a trip abroad? Do you need English to communicate? Let's revise some vocabulary! For many of us it's time for travelling, some are going abroad and need to revise some vocabulary and expressions... In this post I have just put together some resources about the basic English vocabulary for travelling. Surfing the Net, I found some interesting videos that could be very useful for our students (or anyone else who is planning a trip).

What really happens to the plastic you throw away - Emma Bryce If you watched this video, you’re probably interested in how plastics are made, and what impact they have on the environment. For starters, you might want to watch this video that shows you how plastic bottles are produced. The American Chemistry Council also has some helpful guidelines on how the material is manufactured, what different types there are, and what role monomers and polymers play in the manufacturing process.

Make Your Life into a Masterpiece Make Your Life into a Masterpiece The most important masterpiece you’ll ever create is your life. But to create your masterpiece you must first design it. You must have a vision of what it looks like. Once you have a vision and design it you can begin the process of building it.

The Ultimate Directory Of Free Image Sources So, you need an image for your blog? We’ve spent some time categorizing our favorite sources for free images and organizing them in such a way as to help you find what you’re looking for. Here are the criteria we’ve examined: Subjects: Does a site focus on specific genres of images, or is it a mass collection of various image types?

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