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Score  video gamers might learn visual tasks more quickly

November 15, 2015

It has been known for quite some time that people who play video games can perform visual tasks better than their non gaming peers. In fact, researchers will often eliminate video gamers from consideration when studying visual task performance, because including them skews results. What is coming to light now is the fact that these students can also learn visual tasks at a faster rate.
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Visual blogging  what it is and how it can improve conversions

November 06, 2015

Visual blogging is a form of blogging that involves producing content that is almost completely visual. A visual blog post might contain a combination of infographics, memes, embedded videos, still images, and Gifs. A visual blog post might also contain some textual elements as well.
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7 unusual sources of inspiration for writing

November 06, 2015

If you have writer's block, or just want to change your writing up a bit, your best tool is some fresh inspiration. Unfortunately, your usual sources of writing inspiration can become stagnant. When this happens, it is time to think outside the box and look in unexpected places for inspiration.
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What does it take to be successful

November 05, 2015

Recently, members of our staff started a discussion about what it takes to be successful. We through around phrases like hard-working and well-educated, but we decided that those were only small parts of the whole picture. It dawned on us that a successful person has a variety of characteristics that cause them to be successful.
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Changes in stem instruction

November 05, 2015

In an effort to make STEM (science technology, engineering and math) coursework more meaningful and thus more attractive to students in K-12 public schools, science and math educators have drastically altered curriculum and delivery systems in those schools. The focus is now on larger concepts, practical applications of those concepts, and the scientific method as something that can be used every day.
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All saints day   what it is and how it all began

October 29, 2015

For centuries, the Church has had great leaders and others who have distinguished their service to the Church or to its people in many ways. At some points in the Church history, the religious have been persecuted and even put to death – they are thus defined as martyrs for the faith. From among these groups, the Church has identified some as saints, because they have met certain criteria and are now believed to be able to intercede directly for Catholics.
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F. scott fitzgerald   a classic tale of american decadence

October 21, 2015

It was the 2910’s in America. World War I was over and the party at home had begun. It was a time of great income gaps between the rich and the poor, and great societal gaps between the “old money” of traditional wealth and the “new money” of the industrialists, investors, and criminals, who were treated with disdain by the “old money” families.
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Untitled design  11

October 19, 2015

Are you questioning your major course of study in school? Then you have good company. Many of these celebrities questioned theirs and ended up in totally different professions – professions which gained them fame and great self-satisfaction.
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Machine teaching   technology   human element  1

October 13, 2015

Oh, the wonders of technology, particularly in teaching and learning. Consider all the ways in which machines have improved the delivery of education.
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Turn your blog into a traffic vacuum

October 08, 2015

Everyone seems to have the same advice. To maintain a great blog that attracts visitors. And some additional helpful hints have come along too, like using Buzzsumo and Ubersuggest for topic ideas, and make use of Google keyword planner for those keywords, or, to find ways to re-publish your great posts on other blogs to get more “coverage.”
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