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Parvez Jamal
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Happy Thanksgiving: Longest study on happiness!
A fascinating 75 year study to understand happiness. Authentic relationships lead to healthier and longer life. Be thankful for the families and friends in your lives. Keep working on improving your relationships. Happy Thanksgiving!
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Leonard DiCaprio Documentary on Climate Change #BeforeTheFlood
Climate change is one of THE issues of our times. We only have one world, and yet, we are not doing enough to take better care of it. Happy to see one of my favorite actors, Leonard DiCaprio, take part in this documentary that has generated interest from ar...
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VR in the classroom: Future of Experiential Education is here!
"Imagine exploring coral reefs or the surface of Mars in an afternoon. With Expeditions, teachers can take students on immersive, virtual journeys." ( https://www.google.com/edu/expeditions/ ) The future of virtual reality (VR) is almost upon us.  What star...
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TedTalk: Inside the Mind of a Master Procrastinator
Screenshot of the Mind of a Master Procrastinator Deadlines. We all have to try and meet them. I thought this was an inspirational TedTalk by Tim Urban, titled "Inside the Mind of a master procrastinator" to understand our monkey brain and to set deadlines ...
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Google Classroom now allows parent notifications
Google Classroom is ready for primetime! Google has finally realized the importance of engaging parents when it comes to an LMS system. Just in time for back to school, they are allowing parents or guardians to receive a summary of what is happening in the ...
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Cinque Terre Summer Vacation
One of my favorite vacations ever was in the Italian Rivera region of Cinque Terre. Not only does the region offer breathtaking views, but it has one of the best hikes I have ever taken part of. Most likely, the photos won't do justice, but hopefully some o...
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Funny Trailer for DayLight Savings! #DST
Fall back time if you live in states that follow DST.  The Funniest Trailers to watch regarding Saving DayLight Time: A better explanation behind DST from BBC is below: BBC - Daylight Savings from Sun & Moon on Vimeo .
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Leonard DiCaprio Documentary on Climate Change #BeforeTheFlood
Climate change is one of THE issues of our times. We only have one world, and yet, we are not doing enough to take better care of it. Happy to see one of my favorite actors, Leonard DiCaprio, take part in this documentary that has generated interest from ar...
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Help NASA Scientists with your smartphone!
Would you like to help NASA scientists understand clouds better? Your observation of the cloud matter and this is an incredible opportunity to help NASA by submitting your observations on clouds in your neighborhood. Download the App on your smartphone, whe...
Would you like to help NASA scientists understand clouds better? Your observation of the cloud matter and this is an incredible opport...
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Video: 8 tips for studying more effectively
Source: Vox One of the most common misconception regarding studying technique is that re-reading over and over helps you remember. Scientists who study memory tells us that is more effective to question yourself. This is one of the reasons why Cornell Notes...
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Summer Literacy through NEWSELA
Summer Literacy is one of the utmost importance to me as well as to students. One easy way to stay engaged with both stories and improving your literacy is to take part in Newsela's Camp summer. The 10 weeks program starts on June 12th and will end in Augus...
Summer Literacy is one of the utmost importance to me as well as to students. One easy way to stay engaged with both stories and improving your literacy is to take part in Newsela's Camp summer. The 10 weeks program starts on June 12th and will end in August.
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    Science Educator / Data Specialist, 2007 - present
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