Browsing Posts tagged health

In recent years, a lot of schools have told their physical education programs to hit the showers. Greater emphasis on testing, budget cuts, and so on. But as school wallets get lighter, the children are getting heavier due to lack of exercise. If you’re concerned about your students’ health, you can do something about it […]

Five Rules for Better PowerPoint Presentations -Michael Hyatt’s blog, Working Smart, has these 5 great tips to spice up your next PowerPoint. The article is written from a business perspective, but that doesn’t mean these tips won’t help you when teaching the Civil War or Beowulf. One of the more important tidbits of advice is […]

12 Superfoods You Need to be Eating – If there’s anyone who loves to eat, it’s me. Unfortunately, I don’t always pay too much attention to what I am putting in my body. Lucky for me, and everyone else out there who trying to get beach ready, offers this list of some of the […]

Get Smarter: 12 Hacks That Will Amp Up Your Brainpower Exercise your mind with these 12 strategies from Wired designed to max out your brainpower. Tips include exercising wisely, putting the right kinds of information in your brain, and even finding out the optimum dosages of caffeine. 40 Ways to Spice Up Your Spelling Words […]

8 Firefox Extensions Towards Safer Browsing – Personally, I HATE pop-up ads, (and most banner ads) so I do whatever I can to avoid them. Firefox already does a nice job of keeping pop-ups from occurring, but there is a lot of things that slip by Firefox by itself. Luckily, ts/sci Security (a nice, clean, […]

I never read The DaVinci Code or saw the movie version, but I have a pretty good indication of what it’s all about. If you are a fan of either, then you’ll probably enjoy this Flash cartoon parody that employs talking animals in the roles of their human counterparts. The BioDaVersity Code is a fun, […]

From the comfort of our living rooms, we can build make-believe cities, play lead guitar in a rock and roll band, and dance like John Travolta in Saturday Night Fever. As computer games continue to dominate our students’ leisure time, educators are asking how to incorporate this popular technology in the classroom. As educators, one […]

BBC presents the Science Interactive Body – a great learning device for students studying the human body and its systems. Not quite as creepy as the Bodies exhibit, this game tests users in correctly identifying and placing the pieces of the human body in the right places. Choose from Organs, Muscles, Skeleton or Nervous System, […]

Top Ten Obscure Google Search Tricks – Lifehacker provides us with this list of 10 ways you didn’t know you could use Google just in time for the new year (Has it been 2008 for a week ALREADY?). Included in this list are useful, and definitely obscure tips like “Get the local time anywhere” and […]

Better late than never, right folks? Sorry for the late post, but I had too much eggnog this weekend… Anywho, onward to the numbers! 2000 Uses for WD-40 – I know it isn’t necessarily a teaching tool, but chances are likely that you can find something useful here. This list goes from the very useful […]