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[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="400" caption="Photo credit: Skippyjon via Flickr"][/caption] This may seem unrelated to the library, but it has everything to do with student health and wellness, and my need to scream it from the mountain tops. I HATE BEING SICK!!!!!  Eh-hem... sorry. But seriously, health and wellness, if not kept in check, could effect your academic performance, which I feel is s...
How does the brain organizes perceptual units? The latest research indicates that multiple stimuli can be present simultaneously in the visual fields that compete for neural representation.  And the same time, multiple stimuli in cluttered scenes also undergo perceptual organization according to certain rules originally defined by the Gestalt psychologists such as similarity or proximity, thereby segmenting scenes into candidate objects. Article: Defining the Units of Competition: Influences of Perceptual Organ...
I admit I am one of the many people who have recently jumped on the Michael Pollan bandwagon.  Before discovering his work, I didn’t give much thought to the concepts of Organic, ...
Title: Hamlet's Blackberry : a practical philosophy for building a good life in the digital age Author: William Powers Pu...
Title: Assessing middle and high school mathematics and science : differentiating formative assessment Author: Sheryn Spencer Waterman Publisher: Eye on Education, Larchmont, N.Y. Check it out: QA11.2 .W374 2010
Title: Hip Hop Desis : South Asian Americans, Blackness, and a global race consciousness Author: Nitasha Tamar Sharma Publisher: Durham, NC : Duke University Press, 2010 Check it out!
In beginning to write about presidential schools, I got sidetracked right out of the gate.  Colonial America can do that to me. Like space, it’s a place that seems elegant and exciting but is in reality plagued with horribly mundane and mundanely horrible experiences.  In an effort not to draw the ire of those colonially-focused scholars who may be compul...
Title: Building School Culture One Week at a Time Author: Jeffrey Zoul Publisher: Eye on Education Call No.: LB2805 .Z67 2010 From...
Title: Brushing Up on Grammar: An Acts of Teaching Approach Editors: Carroll, Joyce Armstrong and  Wilson, Edward E. Publisher:Libraries Unlimited Call No.: PE1097 .C36 2010 From the Publisher: Author Beatrice Joy Chute said, "Gr...