Christina Jenkins

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Metacognition: Pupils and staff alike should learn how they think

These days, new ideas about “best practice” in the classroom are published every day. It is an indication that educators are increasingly taking …

The Body Language Mistakes You Don't Realize You're Making at Work, According to Experts

You met deadlines and put in extra hours at work—yet you still haven’t landed that coveted promotion or cultivated meaningful connections with …

What makes a great leader, explained in eight counterintuitive charts

A couple of years after starting my most recent company, I had a scary realization. I noticed that by the time the business had grown to a hundred employees, my day-to-day role had gone from “guy who decides and builds things” to “guy who manages other people who decide and build things”—and I had …

The 12 Best Markets In Paris You Have To Visit

The best markets in Paris are the ones that let you forget, even if just for a few minutes, that you’re a visitor to the city of lights but instead …

France

2018 Travel Laws That Could Affect You

Every year, travelers face a changing set of regulations that could prevent them from traveling while abroad. While some of them revolve around …

Regulation

Portugal’s best kept secret

What are the two most popular spots in Portugal for foreign travelers? If you guessed Porto and Lisbon, you’re right! Traveling between them along …

Trails

10 Common Mistakes People Make at the Car Dealership

Driving a brand-new car can be one of the great experiences of life. Walking into a dealership and buying one, on the other hand, ranks up there with public speaking and visits to the dentist atop most people’s lists of anxiety-inducing prospects. But it’s not really that scary if you’re prepared …

15 cities across the world that should be at the top of your travel bucket-list

Every year, we ask our readers to rate the best cities in the world, and the results continue to surprise us. Not only do newcomers sometimes float to the top, but longtime favorites also continue to reappear — a testament to a destination's enduring popularity. This year's group of winners span …

Bucket Lists

The best area to stay in Paris: a guide to the best arrondissements to stay in Paris

Hi Frugalistas! Yes, I’m talking about Paris again. Because I know you like reading about Paris, and because I’m planning a trip to Paris (again…..I …

Notre Dame

Buying Property in Portugal as a Non-Resident

From taxes to average prices and down payments., here’s what you need to know<p>The Nitty Gritty

Portugal

9 questions the most interesting people ask to cut through small talk

I remember early in my career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to schmooze or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the windbag who dragged on forever, so I learned to be brief, to the point, and …

7 Powerful Quotes That Will Make You a Better Leader This Weekend

We all fall into slumps. These seven inspiring quotes will help you quickly rise back up into becoming a better leader.<p>There isn't a one-size-fits-all canvas for what leadership looks like--nor for how it needs to be executed on a daily basis. Leadership is a journey which is something I'm learning …

Universities should ban PowerPoint — It makes students stupid and professors boring

I asked this of a class of 105 computer science and software engineering students last semester.<p>An article in The Conversation argued universities should ban PowerPoint because it makes students stupid and professors boring.<p>I agree entirely. However, most universities will ignore this good advice …

Parents of Successful Kids Have These 12 Things in Common

<i>This story originally appeared on businessinsider.com.</i><p>Good parents want their kids to stay out of trouble, do well in school, and go on to do awesome …

Harvard Business School

11 Websites That Let You Book Luxury Hotel Rooms for Cheap

These sites let you book five-star hotel rooms for an affordable price.<p>These days, it’s easier than ever to travel for less. With a click or tap of a …

Budget airlines 'could soon pay you to fly with them'

Flights with budget carriers could get even cheaper after it was predicted that low-cost airlines might stop charging passengers altogether – and instead start paying them to come on board.<p>The suggestion was made by the head of the Icelandic airline WOW, which has been shaking up the aviation …

If You’re Looking For A Holiday Amidst Nature, Here’s Your Ultimate Wander-List

A lot of us are looking to get away for the weekend to escape city's humidity and to get a quick breather from work. For some, a holiday means going …

The Etiquette Mistakes You Didn't Know You Were Making

Etiquette expert Myka Meier outlines the 10 bad habits you need to break asap.<p>You may think your manners are on point, but you could be making a gaffe without even knowing it. Just in time for peak wedding season and a social calendar full of summer dinner parties, etiquette expert Myka Meier …

Delete yourself from the internet by pressing this button

The internet can be a beautiful and horrible place at the same time. It’s weird, and sometimes you feel like you want to leave. Sadly, there’s no easy way out — or there wasn’t, until now.<p>Swedish developers Wille Dahlbo and Linus Unnebäck created Deseat.me, a web app that offers a way to wipe your …

An App That Allows You To Identify Any Plant With A Picture

<i>Shazam</i> changed our music lovin' lives by allowing us to find out the artist or title of virtually any song playing by letting the app "listen" and …

12 Great Places to Go in 2017—and How to Do Them on a Budget

7 Reasons 'Classroom Leadership' Is Better Than 'Classroom Management' {Infographic}

There are a number of visuals like the one above that illustrate some distinctions between a boss and a leader. I bet you can think of a specific …

The Start-Up That Is Revolutionizing Museums

Museum Hack will change how you visit them forever.<p>Did you grow up bored with museums too? Grown-ups talked about them like they were an adventure but they made them feel like history class for old people.<p>Times have changed!<p>An entrepreneur and his team have transformed museums into exciting, …

Scientists identify unique "breathprint" of 17 diseases

A team of international researchers recently unveiled a nano array that can identify the chemical signatures of 17 different diseases, possibly …

The best time to buy airline tickets and other travel advice for 2017

By Andrea Sachs<p>Andrea Sachs<p>Travel reporter<p>Email Bio Follow<p>You don’t really need to make it an official resolution, do you? That in 2017 you will travel — a lot? But maybe you will resolve to be smarter about booking airfare and snagging those low prices. Here are some developments that could help …

Those canny Finns!

Reading Time: 5 minutesWhy is Finnish education so good? Talk about international education and within 5 seconds Finland will have politely elbowed …

13 Photos That Will Inspire You To Get Off The Couch And See The World

Cue the wanderlust.<p>In case you needed another reason to drop everything and travel the world, look no further than the Siena International Photo Awards.<p>Photogs from over 100 countries submitted entries to the contest, which announced its winners on October 29. Scroll through the award-winners and …

These Skills Are Hard To Learn But Pay Off For The Rest of Your Life

<i>“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.”</i> — <b>Ralph Waldo Emerson</b><p>The ability to expand your mind …