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Six Ways To Find Creative Inspiration

Creativity has fascinated researchers for decades. Ester Buchholz, a psychologist, psychoanalyst and author of ‘The Call of Solitude’, emphasised the …

Universities are failing their students through poor feedback practices

Educators and students often struggle to learn from each other through the use of feedback. Our research into feedback practices has found that …

The New Habit You Need to Develop Now If You Want Every Employer to Do Anything to Hire You.

It's time to step up and manage your performance.<p>If you're on the job hunt right now or want to make sure you're in a job that's the right fit for you, you need to think about performance management in a new way. The old way of performance management is over. Gone are the days where you wait to be …

11 brutal truths about creativity that no one wants to talk about

Humanity has revered creativity throughout time, from the ancient Greeks to modern-day painters, poets, and web designers.<p>It’s one of those ineffable things that’s extremely hard to define but you absolutely know it when you see it. It’s also the driving force for so many of us, to the point where …

Computational Thinking Across the Curriculum

Algorithmic Thinking<p>Students demonstrate algorithmic thinking whenever they create or use a well-defined series of steps to achieve a desired …

30-Minute Weight-Loss Workouts for Runners

Try a high-intensity session to torch more calories than you would on an everyday easy run.<p><i>Steve asks: I’m hoping to lose weight, and I usually run easy for about 30 minutes at a time. Can you give me a few examples of workouts I could do in 30 minutes that burn more calories than just running easy?</i><p>…

Are We Innovating, or Just Digitizing Traditional Teaching?

The Peril<p>The dissemination of digitized, teacher-driven content is not full blended learning. Though this can be viewed as a first step toward new …

Want to Be More Focused and Happier? Use Your Brain Like This

How to go from "overwhelmed" to "accomplished."<p>Have you ever been in the middle of working on something <i>really</i> important--like a report your boss wants "yesterday" or a presentation you have to give at the next staff meeting--only to have your mind drift away...right in the middle of it?<p>Perhaps you …