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Month: March, 2010

Vimcasts

by Scott Smith

Kindergarten Is the Model for Lifelong Learning | Edutopia

by Scott Smith

David Mamet’s Master Class Memo to the Writers of The Unit | Movieline

by Scott Smith

jQuery for Complete Beginners: Part 1 | Graphic and Web Design Blog

by Scott Smith

jQuery for Complete Beginners: Part 1

Posted via web from S. MacKay Smith’s Notes

Grilled Chicken with Spinach and Pine Nut Pesto Recipe : Giada De Laurentiis : Food Network

by Scott Smith

Grilled Chicken with Spinach and Pine Nut Pesto

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Building a Better Teacher

by Scott Smith

Steps to Stop Heart Attacks in Diabetics Fail, Studies Say – NYTimes.com

by Scott Smith

Three aggressive treatment strategies doctors had expected would prevent heart attacks among people with Type 2 diabetes and some who are the verge of developing it have proved to be ineffective or even harmful, new studies show.

Several studies cited but apparently none measured what happens to heart disease risks in patients who ate well.

The studies mentioned reaffirmed my experience: lower isn’t always better.

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What Really Makes You Fat

by Scott Smith

To successfully control your weight, you have to pay attention to what you eat – both quality and quantity – and carve out the time to think about your nutritional needs and prepare healthy meals.

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Presentation Zen: We learn from stories and experience

by Scott Smith

Of course, people often ignore warning signs like this or think that the dangers are abstractions that happen to other people, if they happen at all. What I found very effective was that the park service included real newspaper clippings of actual deadly accidents that had occurred there recently. I know it was effective because people read these articles and you could see the look of concern on their faces. I usually would only glance at such signs, but I stayed there and read every word.

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Writer’s Black Hole WFU professor’s novel tells tale of a struggling writer in Iowa City

by Scott Smith

Novelist John McNally will read from his fifth book, After The Workshop, at Salem College’s Fine Arts Center on Thursday at 7 p.m.

Posted via web from S. MacKay Smith’s Notes