He was still too young to know that the heart’s memory eliminates the bad and magnifies the good, and that thanks to this artifice we manage to endure the burden of the past. But when he stood at the railing of the ship and saw the white promontory of the colonial district again, the motionless buzzards on the roofs, the washing of the poor hung out to dry on the balconies, only then did he understand to what extent he had been an easy victim to the charitable deceptions of nostalgia.
Gabriel Garcia Marquez - Love in the Time of Cholera (via i-am-a-hot-day)

gifyourass:

How the world sees America.

Southeast Asia

Good UX design is about the quality with which people can complete their tasks
sevensheaven:

The natural beauty of fractals.

I could watch this a hundred times.

sevensheaven:

The natural beauty of fractals.

I could watch this a hundred times.

4 Step SAMR Model of Technology Integration Explained by Richard Wells

coolcatteacher:

4 Step SAMR Model of Technology Integration Explained by Richard Wells

Richard Wells @ipadwells gives a masterful explanation of the SAMR model of technology integration. He is from New Zealand but his charts on the SAMR model have spread worldwide.

All technology integration is NOT the same. Having tablets in a classroom doesn’t make the classroom any better than if Einstein sat in the corner. It is not the presence of a person or thing that makes the classroom…

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You can create a system for yourself, but you will only become good when you break out of it.
"We cannot teach people anything; we can only help them discover it within themselves." — Galileo Galilei

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theatlantic:

Why Every Writer Needs Two Educations

Marcus Burke, author of Team Seven and a former college athlete, learned from Carter G. Woodson that teaching yourself is just as important as being taught in the classroom.
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theatlantic:

Why Every Writer Needs Two Educations

Marcus Burke, author of Team Seven and a former college athlete, learned from Carter G. Woodson that teaching yourself is just as important as being taught in the classroom.

Read more.

Regrets are only felt by those who do not understand life’s purpose.
Colleen Houck, Tiger’s Voyage (via quotes-shape-us)

classroomcollective:

Want to mirror your phone or iPad on your computer to show your class? Check out this awesome website! It’s free if you have Airplay on your phone or iPad. I used it today and it worked perfectly!

Know what’s weird? Day by day, nothing seems to change. But pretty soon, everything’s different.
Bill Watterson (via purplebuddhaproject)