David Palank

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How to Turn On and Off Students’ Autopilot

Air Traffic Controllers have a lot of responsibility. They have people’s lives in their hands. Each day, they have to make a lot of …

10 Brain Based Teaching and Learning Principles that Work (Part 1)

Like many of you, I wonder what’s the best way to teach and educate. Educators have a lot on their plate. They are bombarded with ideas to use in …

Hattie's 2017 Updated List of Factors Influencing Student Achievement

In this article, you will find Hattie’s 2017 updated list of factors influencing student achievement.<p>In 2017, Visible Learning Plus published an …

Pedagogy

Why Students Forget—and What You Can Do About It

“From this perspective, forgetting is not necessarily a failure of memory,” explain Richards and Frankland in the study. “Rather, it may represent an …

Facts Don't Change People's Minds. Here's What Does

Changing others’ minds, or our own, is a tricky business. Here’s how to make it happen.<p>If you had asked me this question–How do you change a …

Al Gore

How to Gather 100,000 Emails in One Week (Includes Successful Templates, Code, Everything You Need)

<b>This story is about the launch of Harry’s, a new men’s grooming brand.</b>Specifically, it will explain how they gathered nearly 100,000 email addresses …

Literally Everything You’ve Ever Needed to Know About Psychographic Marketing

Quiz time!<p>What’s the difference between this site:<p>And this one?<p>Besides that one sells like gelato on a hot summer day and the other sells probably …

3 Ways You Can Make Your Workplace Happier While Increasing Productivity

Inspired by Shawn Achor's The Happiness Advantage, Woody Rini set up three happiness experiments in his workplace. Hint: they worked!

The 8 Persuasive Words That Instantly Help You Sell More

There are 8 intoxicatingly persuasive words in the English language that are more effective than any other words for convincing a person to take …

NEW: 9 words that convert (according to psychology)

Surprise!<p>There’s a way you can increase your conversions almost instantly, and for free.<p>And it works because of a set of proven, research-backed …

Selling

How to Psych Children Up to Perform

What’s the best way to encourage children to succeed in sports tryouts, auditions and exams? Some science-tested tips<p>By<p>Daniel McGinn<p>A few Saturdays ago, I drove my 16-year-old son to take the SATs. He didn’t say much—a sign that he was a little nervous. With three children, I make these drives—to …

What Is The Cognitive Load Theory? A Definition For Teachers

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Psychologists studied 5,000 genius kids for 45 years — here are their 6 key takeaways

Follow thousands of superbright kids for four and a half decades, and you learn a thing or two about how to raise a high-achiever.<p>One of the biggest takeaways: Even kids with genius-level IQs need teachers to help them reach their full potential.<p>Since it began in 1971, the "Study of Mathematically …

Statistic Of The Day: Study Finds Reading On Paper Can Be Better Than Reading On A Screen

I’ve shared a fair amount about the issue reading on paper versus reading on a screen (see The Best Resources On Which Is Best – Reading Digitally Or …

This 3 second hack will make you jump for joy

Now Available Get Your Copy Today!<p>We’ve all had that <b>one student</b>. You know the student I’m talking about.<p>He (or she) is off task from the moment class …

Teaching

To Teach is Human?

Forty years ago, in what is now known as the Central African Republic anthropologist Barry Hewlett noticed something that <b>would make American parents</b> …

Teaching

Harvard Research Reveals 2 Ways to Close the Achievement Gap

Teachers everywhere have heard about the achievement gap.<p>It’s the gap in performance between African- American and Hispanic students and their white …

Education

Are You A Bad Teacher? (You Probably Wouldn’t Know)

Follow @PalankSMDC<p><i>The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, and wiser people so full of</i> …

Teaching

How to Get More Likes on Facebook Without Buying Fans

Since its founding in 2004, Facebook has grown to be a massive force in advertising, media, and our culture.In fact, as of June 2017, Facebook had …

Class Hacks and Tips

<b>Get Your 3 Free Gifts!</b><p><b>Get Your Free Engagement Checklist</b><p>Neuroscience says there are <b>8 Traits that lead to</b> <b>Engagement</b>. <br>Use just <b>3</b> and your class will be</b> …

Hacking

If you can send a Text Message, you can close the Achievement Gap?!

Attention teachers!<p>We have all heard about the achievement gap. It is a serious issue that threatens the future of education in the United …

Education

This one Sentence will Make You More Effective

Way back in the 1980s the US Secretary of Education Terrel Bell once said,<p>“There are three things to emphasize in teaching: The first is motivation, …

30+ Features of The 21st Century Classroom

September 14, 2014<br>Now that the new school year started and that students are back to their 'formal' learning mode and everything seems to be …

5 essential tips to sell anything to anyone, according to a 'Shark Tank' Shark

Most people don't realize how important selling is — unless your paycheck depends on it!<p>Every time I mention selling, I always hear, "It's not for me", "You have to have knack for sales", or ;"I just can't do sales" — but this can't be farther from the truth.<p>Salespeople aren't the only ones selling …

Entrepreneurship

You Can’t Handle the Truth (or can you?)

It’s August and school is about to begin soon. You have mixed emotions about this time of year. Sure, you are excited to try some new things that you …

Teaching

8 Qualities of Engagement (The Engagement Checklist)

Use at least 3 of these qualities in each activity, students show guaranteed engagement<p>84 to 86 percent of the time!<p>What is Student …

Highest and Lowest Converting Email Opt-Ins [New Research]

We studied 1,000 top performing sites (with combined traffic stats of 30.7 million website visits <i>per day</i>) using Sumo to find out which email opt-in …

AdWords

Why 6-Second Formats Are Saving Digital Video Ads

Is six seconds the new magic time for ad engagement?<p>The snackable video ad—popularized by the YouTube's non-skippable Bumper—is poised to become one …

11 Proven Ways to Get Customers in 30 Days Without Spending Any Money

Getting a new business off the ground can be incredibly difficult.You’re already slammed. You’re strapped for time as it is.But then you also don’t …