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Research shows diabetes risk can be seen 20 years in advance. Here’s what to do about it.

Recent Swedish research about diabetes could change how we think about the disease. The large, long-term study shows that individuals may be able to predict their risk of diabetes 20 years before it develops. Such advance warnings may help people prevent the disease altogether.<p>The study, published …

Diabetes

14 Ways To Document Communications Processes For Faster, Easier Growth

Documentation is key to successful business processes. It allows you to have procedures in place to expand your company with ease as you face anything from employee conflict to crisis communications.<p>When these processes are not documented, it can be an expensive lesson to learn. According to The …

Project Management

Why Effective Digital Learning Shouldn’t Disrupt Traditional Teaching Techniques

In my work as a digital learning specialist, I’m charged with helping teachers try new classroom strategies and learn to use the technology tools …

Teaching

4 Questions Every Great Leader Should Be Able to Answer

By documenting what they expect from employees--and what employees can expect from them--CEOs diminish confusion and create a culture of continuous improvement.<p>Most entrepreneurs--especially new ones--charge into leadership with a cloud of aspirational adjectives ("inspiring," "benevolent," …

Leadership

This Fitness Influencer's 3-Move Gym Workout Is Guaranteed to Make Your Booty Burn

As convenient as no-equipment butt workouts are, adding weights is what's <i>really</i> going to enhance your curves. So the next time you're at the gym and looking to work that booty, try this three-move circuit by fitness influencer Whitney Simmons that also targets your legs. You'll need heavy weights, …

Workouts

9 Tips for Highly Productive Meetings

Hours and hours are wasted every week on unproductive meetings. And that’s time that could be spent on other important business initiatives to better …

Productivity

New Age Classrooms are the Future of Education

A few excerpts from his interview are placed below:<p>Q. According to you, how has technology evolved the classrooms of today?<p>Digitization has …

Education Technology

Focusing on 3 Layers of Education

The saying, “The customer is always right,” has been around forever and one that I have known since I was a kid. Switch this to the context of …

Pedagogy

Developing a Mentoring Program for Beginning Teachers

Mentoring is a relationship in which a more experienced person facilitates the broad development of a less-experienced person on a regular basis and …

Pedagogy

Getting Started with Project Based Learning (Quick Reference Guide)

Getting Started with Project Based Learning (Quick Reference Guide) <br>Next Available Date - 05/01/2018<p>John Larmer<p>Description<p>In project-based learning …

Teaching

Technology isn’t just helping children read stories, it can also make them active storytellers

An exciting array of online tools can help children make up and share their own stories.<p>Ramu and his friends sit huddled together around a computer …

Education Technology

Grouping students into ability-based sets holds back less able pupils

Students classed as less able are being hindered by being grouped into ability-based sets, according to new research published today in the Cambridge …

Pedagogy

These Big-Batch Sliders Are Like Party Food for Breakfast

Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven and heat to 350°F.<p>Melt 1 tablespoon of the butter. Brush the bottom and sides of a 9x13-inch baking dish or …

Breakfast

4 Questions Great Managers Ask Their Employees Every Week

The prerequisite for setting the stage for these questions to be asked (and answered) is transparency. Therein lies the problem for most bosses.<p>Readers of my column in management roles will often write to me asking about what they can do to improve their relationships with employees. It's not that …

Employment

The Importance of School Facilities in Improving Student Outcomes | Evaluation and Education Policy Analysis

<b>Introduction</b><p>A growing body of research has found that school facilities can have a profound impact on both teacher and student outcomes. With respect …

Here Is A Powerful Video Tool to Gather Students Feedback

Flipgrid is a video-based discussion platform you can use to engage your students in a wide variety of learning experiences. The way it works is very …

Education Technology

Four Ways to Create a Positive School CultureASCD Inservice

School culture is consistently described as one of the most impactful contributors to perceptions of a successful school. The culture of a school has …

How to Go From a Good Idea to a Great Execution | Inc.com

1. Define your telos.<p>Telos, from Greek, is an ultimate aim or core function. A knife's telos is cutting, a writer's telos is writing or telling stories. Marshall's telos is giving.<p>What is yours? Knowing your telos helps you be precise about your purpose.<p>2. Prototype your idea.<p>Goldsmith didn't go …

Exponential Finance Conference

Worksheets for Back to School Goal Setting

Let's face it: our students live in atomized, distracted worlds of handheld devices, constantly shifting social relationships and changing mores and …

Teaching

The 10 Best Thigh Exercises to Tone Your Legs Fast

This super-charged thigh circuit created by Danielle Natoni, founder of Fit and Funky, will have you checking yourself out in the mirror in just a …

Workouts

“Students Must ‘Engage in Math Problem-Solving’ & not Just ‘Follow Procedures'”

Students Must ‘Engage in Math Problem-Solving’ & not Just ‘Follow Procedures’ is the headline of my latest Education Week Teacher column.<p>In it, Wendy …

Teaching

The Best Education “Year-In-Review” Round-Ups For 2017

This is one of my last year-end “Best” lists and, as holds true for all my lists, I’m being pretty picky about what ends up here.<p>You might also be …

Education Technology

A More Complete Picture of Student Learning

At the same time, by naming assessments, we may be falling into a trap of being too rigid. I know that when some teachers name an assessment as …

Pedagogy

Learning Walks

Successful change and consistent improvement rely on many interconnected factors. I mention this, as it is important to note that it isn’t one …

3 things that most school leadership training does not prepare you for but should

Numerous school leadership courses and programs exist, designed to prepare aspiring leaders, or to further support existing leaders in their roles. …

Leadership

5 Leadership Goal-Setting Tips For Making 2018 A Success

Why New Year goals for business are best thought out over the holidays<p>Why set goals in these turbulent times?<p>You can’t underestimate the importance of organizational goals — <i>especially</i> in turbulent times. Goals set and measured are goals achieved and treasured. And achieving meaningful annual goals …

Leadership

How the Truly Successful Make Time for Constant Learning | Inc.com

<i>How do successful people find time to learn so much everyday? originally appeared on Quora -- the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Bernie Klinder, serial entrepreneur, investor, and consultant, on Quora:</b><p><b>How do</b> …

War

These Are the Keto Breakfast Recipes You've Been Waiting For

You've probably heard about this whole keto diet trend that's been going around. Brave souls have been giving up carbs and substituting them with creative dishes that are just as delicious! The whole idea behind the keto (short for ketogenic) diet is that if there aren't carbs to use for energy, …

Breakfast

This Is the Only Way I Use Leftover Mashed Potatoes

Arrange a rack in the middle of oven and heat to 400°F. Lightly coat the cups of a mini-muffin tin with cooking spray or butter.<p>Place the mashed …

mashed potatoes

First grade is serious school, with tests: Multitasking Moms and Dads

CLEVELAND, Ohio - My son has spelling tests.<p>And math tests.<p>And social studies tests.<p>He's in first grade, and it hit me when I saw the percentage …

Parenting