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Smart style and fashion: are smartbands chic?

Smartbands are a great way to track your day-to-day activities making a great addition to managing your life and quality of your life. Small and compact devices worn like wristbands, bracelets, or watches, stuffed with powerful sensors, newest pieces...
by Smart Technologies on May 15, 2016

7 common misconceptions about smartbands

Wearable technology is here to stay and is getting high momentum on a day by day basis, year after year. Technology itself is evolving quite fast and newer technological solutions are available to consumers so fast, that keeping up seems […] Th...
by Smart Technologies on May 3, 2016

My Investment Mistakes That You Can Avoid Doing

Every time I talk to my friends about investments, this is what they usually say: - "My safest bet is to have the kind of investment and insurance products that you have." - "I want to invest the way you do." - "How do you invest? Then...
by Financial Planning For Pinoys on Apr 28, 2016

Swim for improving health and fitness: workout in the pool

When thinking of working out, your most obvious choices are by far: running, cycling or some other gym workout, for these there’s not much preparation needed neither need you look for some special place. Swimming is somewhat different and is [&...
by Smart Technologies on Apr 17, 2016

Improving sleep quality with modern sleep monitoring

Everyone keeps saying you should sleep better in order to wake up fresh for the next day. Do you care for how much you get to sleep? What does “better” mean? Is “longer” enough? How does one even begin to […] The post Im...
by Smart Technologies on Apr 3, 2016

12 Lessons I Learned from Planning our Wedding

When it comes to marriage, I have always been told by this line: 'Happy wife, happy life.'I believed then, and past 3 months from our wedding day, I still do. It doesn't really mean I have unlocked the secrets of the universe in understan...
by Manik Makina on Apr 2, 2016

Music PBL Night

Project Based Learning (PBL) is a big deal in my district.  All teachers are expected to do at least one project each year.  This was my first year doing a project and I chose the Science of Sound.  Thankfully, I didn’t have to create the en...
by Miscellaneous Me on Mar 22, 2016

Curriculum Mapping: Cohesive Planning for Effective Instruction; Part 4: Building Your Lessons

This is Part 4 in the Curriculum Mapping series.  Check out Part 1: Curriculum Evolution, Part 2: The Nitty-Gritty Details, and Part 3: The Big Picture. In Part 3, I discussed using your district’s yearly calendar to begin to map out your year...
by Miscellaneous Me on Mar 21, 2016

Curriculum Mapping: Cohesive Planning for Effective Instruction; Part 3: The Big Picture

This is Part 3 of the Curriculum Mapping series.  Check out Part 1: Curriculum Evolution and Part 2: The Nitty-Gritty Details. In Part 2, we looked at the details such as disassembling the standards, creating objectives, and sorting those standards/...
by Miscellaneous Me on Mar 20, 2016

Curriculum Mapping: Cohesive Planning for Effective Instruction; Part 2: The Nitty-Gritty Details

This is a continuation of my Curriculum Mapping series from TMEA 2016.  If you missed Part 1: Curriculum Evolution, click here. This is Part 2: The Nitty Gritty Details and that is exactly what we’re going to dive into.  Note: this is the fir...
by Miscellaneous Me on Mar 19, 2016

Mamakat: What I Learned in February

February First found me at one of the many hospitals in the San Antonio area, prepping for major surgery.  This would be one more step on my journey through cancer, a second mastectomy, along with breast reconstruction.  I stayed in the hos...

What’s the True Value of Riding?

Horses would be easier if they were more like dirt bikes. And that ignition switch would be nice.
by AnnaBlakeBlog on Feb 26, 2016

What’s the True Value of Riding?

Horses would be easier if they were more like dirt bikes. And that ignition switch would be nice.
by AnnaBlakeBlog on Feb 26, 2016

Product Review:4-Beat Rhythm Blocks

Kelly Parrish recently asked me to review her 4-Beat Rhythm Blocks (Connected) and she was so generous!  She sent me a class set of these blocks with quarter note, quarter rest, beamed eighth notes, and sixteenth notes. Now, I work at a 1:1 school...
by Miscellaneous Me on Feb 21, 2016

Valentine’s Day and a Goat Tail. I Mean Tale.

He's managed to steal another base and the game plays on.
by AnnaBlakeBlog on Feb 12, 2016

Valentine’s Day and a Goat Tail. I Mean Tale.

He's managed to steal another base and the game plays on.
by AnnaBlakeBlog on Feb 12, 2016

Weekly Photo Challenge: Time

 It would be a good thing to make friends with time. In these last years, I think it’s the thing the Grandfather Horse has worked hardest to teach me. Here’s the math: He’s 30 this year, roughly the age I was when we met. He’...
by AnnaBlakeBlog on Feb 8, 2016

Weekly Photo Challenge: Time

 It would be a good thing to make friends with time. In these last years, I think it’s the thing the Grandfather Horse has worked hardest to teach me. Here’s the math: He’s 30 this year, roughly the age I was when we met. He’...
by AnnaBlakeBlog on Feb 8, 2016

4 February 2016 - TIPS FOR WRITERS

TIPS FOR WRITERSG'day folks,Here are some tips for you writers, courtesy of Daily Writing Tips. A couple of weeks ago we asked our readers to share their writing tips. The response was far beyond the initial expectations, and the quality of the tips...
by clancy tucker's blog on Feb 3, 2016

Good Morning inspiring Poems which fills you positive energy for day

How beautiful would feel to wake up with inspiring quotes which fills you day with positive energy? These good morning inspiring poems which fills you positive energy for day life, success, love, attitude, perception, confidence, goals and purpose am...
by Good Morning Wishes Quotes on Jan 21, 2016
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