50 Years of Bond [Infographic]

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Infographic on various statistics from the James Bond movie franchise.

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The Google Yourself Challenge

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Just how much information about you is online? Google yourself to find out and reconsider what details should be kept private and off the Internet.  A great lesson in digital citizenship….

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25 Education Bogs Perfect For Parents (And Just About Anyone Else)

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As a parent, it’s your job to look ahead and plan for the future, whether that means packing lunch or creating a roadmap for college. Perhaps one of the most important things parents can look ahead to is education. School reform, college, and getting involved as a parent are all important topics for parents to stay on top of, and these blogs all offer great ways to do so. We’ve discovered 25 of the best education blogs for proactive parents, and we encourage you to check them out.

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5 Map Creation Tools for Teachers to Try

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The ability to create and customize maps has become an important digital skill not only for students taking geography courses but also for everyone else engaged in any kind of learning. Students can use maps for a variety of purposes such as locating places, recording trips, making virtual trips, discovering information about other places and cultures, and even for sharing information about certain localities.

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Great Websites to Explore History

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The websites below are not intended only for history teachers but for anyone interested in taking a journey back into history.Some of them provide document search that allows you to search into the most important historical documents from well known and trusted archives. You will also find timelines documenting the major historical events or if you like maps then you can track back the history on maps.

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The Rx for Innovation: Why creativity rests on diet, exercise, and a good night’s sleep.

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It’s not just a stale platitude. If you want to be at peak performance, you have simply got to get a handle on your eating, sleeping, and dietary habits. This applies to business managers as well as Olympic athletes. Innovation in the workplace is fueled by good neurochemical balance in the brain. And this requires doing the right thing for your body.

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