Robbie Gould - Helping Those in Need through the Goulden Touch

Robbie Gould started a public charity called The Goulden Touch in 2011, to help those in need using his ability. Currently Robbie Gould focuses his attention in areas such as Education, Social service, Medical research and Health & wellness. http://bit.ly/1pDhGLL

http://canadu.blogspot.ca/2014/03/only-in-ontario.html

http://canadu.blogspot.ca/2014/03/only-in-ontario.html

Wynne denies Levin crafted Ontario’s sex-education curriculum.

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne stressed her former adviser had no role in formulating the sex-education curriculum.

Still reeling over the child pornography charges against…

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Why Science-Fiction Writers Are So Good at Predicting the Future | Brain Pickings

http://www.brainpickings.org/index.php/2014/02/20/joe-hanson-scifi/

"At its core, good science fiction must rest on good science."
“Trying to predict the future is a discouraging and hazardous occupation,” Arthur C. Clarke declared in 1964, and yet he got it astoundingly right in his own…

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London Fashion Week: the students behind the style | Education | http://theguardian.com

http://www.theguardian.com/education/2014/feb/14/students-london-fashion-week-behind-the-scenes

They might not make the front row, but students work hard behind the scenes at London Fashion Week – look out for the flat shoes and the notepads

Dating Tips For People With Food Allergies - Yahoo News

http://news.yahoo.com/dating-tips-people-food-allergies-205500309.html

From Yahoo News: VIENNA, Va., Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- First dates bring excitement, anticipation, a few nervous butterflies – maybe even a first kiss – but for people with food allergies, date planning…

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It Takes More Than A Produce Aisle To Refresh A Food Desert : The Salt : NPR

http://www.npr.org/blogs/thesalt/2014/02/10/273046077/takes-more-than-a-produce-aisle-to-refresh-a-food-desert

Residents of a Philadelphia neighborhood that lacked a grocer got a new market brimming with fresh fruit and veggies — but that didn't change what they ate, a survey shows. Additional…

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Creativity Becomes an Academic Discipline - http://NYTimes.com

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/09/education/edlife/creativity-becomes-an-academic-discipline.html?_r=0

Once considered the product of genius or divine inspiration, creativity — the ability to spot problems and devise smart solutions — is being recast as a teachable skill.

5 reasons to teach spelling and handwriting in the new year SmartBlogs

http://smartblogs.com/education/2014/02/03/5-reasons-to-teach-spelling-handwriting-in-the-new-year/

Here’s a great resolution: Keep spelling and handwriting in the curriculum and use research-based tools to teach these skills explicitly and efficiently wi

Blogging to Become a Better Teacher - Teaching Now - Education Week Teacher

http://blogs.edweek.org/teachers/teaching_now/2014/01/blogging_to_become_a_better_teacher.html

A blogging educator says that keeping a blog can help teachers reflect, discuss methods that work best and ones that need improvement, and vent their stress and anxiety.

When Science Speeds Up - YouTube

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q2ceeVXkM7A

Jim Carroll speaks to the annual general meeting of the PGA of America, challenging them to think about what happens "when science speeds up."

"half of what we learn in our very first year in a college education is obsolete by the time we graduate."

Evgeny Morozov: Hackers, Makers, and the Next Industrial Revolution : The New Yorker

http://www.newyorker.com/arts/critics/atlarge/2014/01/13/140113crat_atlarge_morozov

When, in November, the publisher Stewart Brand was asked about who carries the flag of counterculture today, he pointed to the maker movement. The maker era might not be upon us yet, but the maker movement has…

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