Market Forces and Higher Education: http://www.sproutlight.com/blog/?p=1055
[Gerd Kempermann and his colleagues at the Center for Regenerative Therapies Dresden in Germany] found an additive effect: exercise alone was good for the hippocampus, but combining physical activity with cognitive demands in a stimulating environment was even better, leading to even mo... http://www.sproutlight.com/blog/?p=1043
This week was my first time presenting at a professional conference. While I’ve done many presentations for students and parents, it was different to assume a role of “expert” (or at least as someone with something of value) for experienced professionals. It went well, and I was so exci... http://www.sproutlight.com/blog/?p=1035
My copy of The Testaments came a week early, so last night I picked it up to read a few pages and by 11:15 had finished. I don’t want to put in any spoilers, so I’ll say it’s worth reading: a story about the hope and terror of trying when it seems useless, a story for 2019.
Also, avoid ... http://www.sproutlight.com/blog/?p=1019
For fall semester, I’m trying out an A6 Hobonichi instead of the larger Cousin because sometimes follow-through is linked to there you set the bar.
(Also, I’m a bit tired of the weight and I am in love with the grey wood bird case but I would definitely need to be sure on the size befor... http://www.sproutlight.com/blog/?p=1017
Some tasks we do so often, it's worth taking a few minutes (or even hours) to streamline the activity. During my work day, I generally live in Terra Dotta, the online software often used for study abroad management, which is a system that is useful but sometimes navigating between sections is a bit slower than I'd like. In particular, three searches that I do frequently are searching for a student and opening program public b
Interesting how much this sounds like Micro.blog in a nutshell: no follower count, no disembodied likes, just posting and responding as a conversation. I didn't realize how much I would like until I tried it.
Earlier that month, during an interview at a TED conference, the Twitter chief executive Jack Dorsey shared a big idea of his own. “If I had to start the service again, I would not emphasize the follower count as much,” he said. “I wou
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