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What Parents Need to Know About Project-Based Learning

By: Breanna Reynolds. As a parent, you’ve probably heard the buzz about “project-based learning,” but you might not know exactly what it means. …

Pedagogy

On Authentic Reading Goals and Conversations

The silence envelops us a few minutes into class. I look around and see one of my favorite sights in the world; kids reading. Quietly I walk up to …

Teaching

How students around the world are learning in new ways

Education

Tom Brady Says These 5 Tips Will Make You Successful in Any Line of Work

“I gain nothing if I get angry or frustrated.”<p>Even if you’re not a fan of the New England Patriots or football in general, you’re probably vaguely …

11 Habits of Genuinely Likable People | Inc.com

There's a formula to making a great first impression: Smile, make eye contact, be engaging. But first impressions can also quickly lose their impact, especially when there's no substance beneath the surface glow.<p>Being genuinely likable over the long haul is tougher. Building and maintaining great …

Self-improvement

5 Success Tips From 5 Millionaire Moms (and You Can Do Them From the Comfort of Your Home) | Inc.com

After bringing kids into the mix, early morning meetings and late-night work sessions at the office become an even <i>less</i> attractive option than they already were. Missing soccer games, spelling bees, and ballet practices because of Q2 strategic planning just won't do.<p>Rather than exiting the working …

eLearning

8 things to do before bed to have a better day tomorrow

The mega-successful wake up at dawn every day, conquering the world many times over, while everyone else is still fumbling around in the kitchen for a coffee filter.<p>I've developed some great morning routines too, but what about the other times of day? Don't they play equally important roles as well?<p>…

The Secret to a Happy Marriage, According to a Clinical Psychologist | Inc.com

You already know that a strong marriage can be an important boost to your career. But are you wondering if your own union is as solid as it could be? Is there something you can do to make a new marriage last or an already-pretty-good marriage even stronger?<p>It turns out the answer is yes, according …

Self-help

The Top 5 Skills Every College Student Needs To Acquire Before Graduation | Inc.com

A college education is expensive, a huge investment of time and effort, and sometimes, not the right path. In fact, one Harvard expert has reported that for every 100 young people who start college, only 25 get degrees and good jobs. About 45 drop out, and 30 graduate but end up under- or …

Artificial Intelligence

10 Ways to Get Out of a Funk—and Fast

I woke up the other morning in a <i>bad</i> mood. I wondered if I'd had a nightmare. Nope, I couldn’t recall any. I wasn’t hungover. I hadn’t even checked my …

Fortune 500 CEOs and top execs reveal what to do in your 20s to set yourself up for an awesome career

Current and former Fortune 500 executives, as well as other business leaders, have given some great career advice on Business Insider's podcast, "Success! How I Did It."<p>From Sheryl Sandberg to Steve Ballmer, we pulled the best advice they gave for 20-somethings who have big business ambitions.<p>And …

Want to Become the Best at What You Do? Read This | Inc.com

It doesn't matter how good your strategy is, if you're not skilled at what you do, that strategy won't take you very far.<p>As Jason Fried and DHH have said: <i>"Many amateur golfers think they need expensive clubs. But it's the swing that matters, not the club. Give Tiger Woods a set of cheap clubs and</i> …

Self-improvement

Everyone Gets Scared: 4 Ways to Use That Fear to Your Advantage | Inc.com

Is fear a sign of weakness or a sign of strength? From an early age we are taught to not show fear. There is nothing to fear but fear itself, right?<p>But my childhood idol Kevin McAllister was afraid and he survived not one but two Christmases on his own. And the second one was in New York. I'm a …

Motivation

10 ways smart people work less and get more done

Some people have an uncanny ability to get things done. They keep their nights and weekends sacred and still get more done than people who work 10 or …

If You Want to Succeed, You Need to Hit Rock Bottom First | Inc.com

I'm going to ask you to recollect what you consider to be your greatest challenge to date. Not one that simply stretched your mind but one that drained your soul. Got it? Good.<p>If it's not one you're going through right now then try, as best you can, to take a moment and put yourself back in the …

Motivation

Some Schools Are Abolishing Homework In Favor Of Reading, And That's A Good Thing

"The quality of homework assigned is so poor that simply getting kids to read replacing homework with self-selected reading was a more powerful …

Teaching

The best diet to improve your sex life

Want to spice things up in the bedroom? Then it’s time to look at your diet.<p>The more foods you can eat to balance your hormones and boost blood flow …

23 Quotes that Will Bring Peace When You Deal with Difficult People

We all know the type. The people that seem to know how to instinctively irritate and anger us. It can be hard to figure out how to deal with them, …

7 Simple Phrases That Make People Really Trust You | Inc.com

No matter how honest we may be in our interactions with others, there's always the possibility that people may misconstrue our words to mean otherwise. Certain key phrases that we say, sometimes even without us knowing, result in others perceiving us a certain way--whether rightly or wrongly.<p>Check …

Credibility

Why Culture Fit Is the Most Important Factor for Employee Retention | Inc.com

I'd argue that culture fit is the most important aspect of retaining great employees above anything else. But employee retention starts with first being able to clearly articulate what the organizational culture is. What are the aligned values, beliefs, behaviors and experiences that make up the …

Team Building

This Is How You Know If You Have a Startup Idea Worth Spending Your Time or Money On

Product/market fit is the holy grail for entrepreneurs. Startup expert Steve Blank explains the process for finding it.

Startups

11 Ways to Teach Mindfulness to Kids

Although mindfulness isn’t new—it’s rooted in Buddhist tradition—it only gained popularity in the West over the past few decades. And most recently, …

Mindfulness

6 Signs You're Doing a Great Job (Even Though Your Boss Doesn't Say It) | Inc.com

Ever wonder how you're really doing at work when you rarely, if ever, receive positive comments on your performance? While there's a good chance that you're doing just fine, if your boss doesn't tell you how it's going, how can you know for sure?<p>Here are six signs that you're excelling even though …

Leadership

Ancient wisdom: How the Buddhists and Stoics stay emotionally strong

Ever been caught in the grip of extreme emotions? I'm gonna guess whatever decision you made next probably wasn't a good one.<p>When we're anxious, …