ACCOUNTING FACTS

Accounting isn’t all by the numbers. The accounting field is rich with history, tradition and, dare we say, even romance. Here are amazing fun facts that may change the way you look at accounting:    The word “accountant” comes from the French word “compter,” which means to count or score. Over time, the “p” was … Read more

Interesting Facts and types of Yoga

The word “yoga” is derived from the Sanskrit root yuj meaning to yoke or join together. It most often refers to the yoking of a conscious subject (jiva-atman) with a Supreme Spirit (parama ta man) in order to reach an ecstatic condition (Samadhi, a “placing or putting together”). It is derived from the Proto-Indo-European base … Read more

Surprising Facts About Learning

31 Surprising Facts About Learning (That Challenge The Academic Approach) Have you checked your assumptions about student learning at the door? People in general, hold onto beliefs that are shaped by early experiences, the media, and faulty influences. The following list is a compilation of research that may surprise you. Video games, e-books, playtime, and … Read more

50 Brain Facts Every Educator Should Know

Brain Development and Learning Read on to learn interesting facts about how the brain develops, what can affect that development, and how learning is impacted. Read aloud. Parents and teachers who read aloud and talk often to young children are promoting brain development. Bilingual brains. Children who learn two languages before the age of five … Read more

10 Shocking Facts of WiFi

Wi-Fi is convenient but many have raised doubts concerning the safety of unseen forces that permeate everything around us. Since the introduction of Wi-Fi in 1997, researchers have performed dozens of studies to explore the subject. The results are clear and shocking — Wifi can negatively affect overall health and brain health, especially in children. … Read more

Most interesting facts

There are more possible iterations of a game of chess than there are atoms in the known universe. Cleopatra lived closer in time to the Moon landing than to the construction of the Great Pyramid of Giza. It can take a photon 40,000 years to travel from the core of the sun to the surface, … Read more