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Roland Gesthuizen

Roland Gesthuizen's Public Library

Apr 22, 15

"Michael Grose explains how children and adults in resilient families tune into each other's needs, choosing situation-specific language, rather than simply regurgitating generalised ‘feel good’ or ‘get on with it’ platitudes."

Apr 21, 15

Google logs all of your searches, analyzes them, and uses them to individually personalise the search results you see - which has pretty profound implications for both literacy and privacy.

Apr 19, 15

RCDefaultApp is a Mac OS X 10.2 or later preference pane that allows a user to set the default application used for various URL schemes, file extensions, file types, MIME types, and Uniform Type Identifiers. Handy to have

Apr 16, 15

"Last week, I started keeping my car keys in the freezer, and I may be at the forefront of a new digital safety trend."

Apr 16, 15

"In September of 2013 I was asked to give a TEDx talk in Boulder, Colorado on Escaping Video Game Addiction. It was an incredible honor. It’s been one of the most profound experiences of my life. 5 years ago I decided to quit my job and pursue the concept of having the freedom to live my life on my own terms, and although this talk speaks to video game addiction, it’s truly a talk about freedom."

Apr 11, 15

In implementing Getting Things Done, you're wise to understand that words are powerful things. And the king of words in GTD, as in life, is the verb.

Apr 11, 15

Art in Island, the largest 3D museum in Asia, was introduced to the public located in Cubao, Quezon City.

Mar 27, 15

"Whether it's shunning all grains and dairy on a paleo diet, or bingeing on fruit juice to cure your cancer, "fad diets" push some misleading ideas about healthy eating. But knowing some red flags that are common signs of dodgy diets can help you avoid getting sucked in."

Mar 26, 15

"A new product from Carnegie Mellon University’s famous Robotics Institute (RI) was designed specifically to make intro classes to computer science engaging for students."

Mar 26, 15

Students and teachers alike are encouraged to take part in The Great Victorian Coding Challenge in the lead-up to Education Week this year.

Mar 26, 15

To punish kids, very simply, is to make something unpleasant happen to them -- or prevent them from experiencing something pleasant – usually with the goal of changing their future behavior.  The punisher makes them suffer, in other words, to teach them a lesson

Mar 26, 15

Punishment guarantees a "push-back" response in all of the following situations:
(A "push-back" response is simply the natural human resistance to change. Any time that one attempts to change a child's behavior the child will resist. Add punishment and you will insure more resistance to change.)

Mar 25, 15

Today Nesta and the Scouts Association launch the new Digital Maker badge - bringing digital making skills to their network of 400,000 young people across the UK with a focus on creativity through computational thinking.

Mar 17, 15

This ‘Guide to securing personal information’ (Guide) provides guidance on the reasonable steps entities are required to take under the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (Privacy Act) to protect the personal information they hold from misuse, interference, loss, and from unauthorised access, modification or disclosure. It also includes guidance on the reasonable steps entities are required to take to destroy or de-identify personal information that they hold once it is no longer needed (unless an exception applies).

Mar 15, 15

"I have compiled these statements together with the other teachers in my year group. We have covered Speaking and Listening, Writing, Reading, Maths, Social Skills and Behaviour. I hope that they are useful for any other Key Stage One teacher. Other topics covered: Paperwork"

Mar 15, 15

"A robot built with littleBits that follows a drawn line and serves treats from the snack bowl mounted on top."

Mar 15, 15

"Screen time is most effective when adults and children use electronic devices together. This interaction will prepare young people to effectively use the devices as toddlers, then in school and beyond."

Mar 15, 15

At the start of the year I love to start off with a lot of singing. As in A LOT. We sing on the first day, first thing in the morning. We spend a good part of the morning singing. We sing in between activities, waiting in lines and just before we go home.

Mar 15, 15

Reading of many urban myths collecting chip packets, ring tops & bottle tops to raise money for charity

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