Helen Ong

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IQs Are Falling All Over The World — Could This Be Why?

With all of the improvements in education and technology, we must be getting smarter as a society, right? As it turns out, we might actually be …

Wellness

Get Inspired by These Incredible Weight Loss Transformations

<b>Rebin Roy: Lost 126 Lbs.</b><p>Roy told PEOPLE she “could easily down a pitcher of margaritas and 20 buffalo wings at happy hour,” and smoked a …

Fitness

Why Your Mindset Really Matters

Could what you believe about yourself impact your success or failure? According to Stanford psychologist Carol Dweck, your beliefs play a pivotal …

Why Don't People Like You? This Could Be the Reason

Focus on yourself rather than on other people's opinion of you.<p><i>How do I handle people who have a bad opinion of me? 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 Mira Zaslove, Start up and</b> …

Self-help

If you’re too busy for these 5 things, your life is more off-course than you think

Despite turbulence and other conditions keeping airplanes off-course 90 percent of flight time, most flights arrive in the correct destination at the …

Self-improvement

Want to Become Successful at Anything? Start With These 6 Words

There are many tips and strategies to help you become world class. But none of that matters without understanding these six words.<p>Much has changed between 1956 and 2018. However, while everything has changed on the surface, at the core, we're still very much like the people who lived in 1956.<p>One …

worldclass

Feeling stuck in life? How to take your life from stuck to awesome

It sucks to feel stuck.<p>You’re in a rut, and you can’t get unstuck.<p>You’re convinced that something must change, whether in your work or personal life. …

Motivation

9 Podcasts That Make Me Look Forward to My Morning Commute

I love starting my day with a 30-minute commute by foot, partially because it gets my blood flowing and partially because it gives me time to listen to podcasts. While some podcasts should be reserved for longer periods of time (looking at you, <b>Anna Faris Is Unqualified</b>'s two-hour-long episodes), …

Self-improvement

5 Ways to Boost Your Self-Confidence

Self-confidence is defined as a feeling of trust in one’s abilities, qualities, and judgment. Self-confidence is important to your health and …

Self-help

How to Deal With Everyday Awkward Silences

Have you ever felt so awkward that you wished the floor would open up? Maybe you were on a date with your crush or blindsided by a tough question while interviewing for the job of your dreams. Either way, there’s no need to suffer in silence. Melissa Dahl, <i>The Cut</i> science editor and the author of</i> …

10 ways you are killing your executive presence

If you enter a room with 15 leaders one of them will stand out. She will have an air of confidence that people notice. Others will stop talking and …

Self-awareness

This is how to easily make your relationships awesome: 4 secrets

Relationships are important.<p>Like, more-important-than-Vitamin-C important. Scurvy is no fun but a lack of relationships might kill you faster.<p>A study …

31 Morning Journaling Prompts that Will Change the Way You Think

<i>The morning is enormously important. It’s the foundation from which the day is built. How we choose to spend our mornings can be used to predict the</i> …

Productivity

Suggestions For Assisting Students To Develop Intrinsic Motivation To Learn

I’ve done “Twitter Chats” for most of my books where I’ve shared short excerpts from them.<p>I’ve archived them using Storify. However, Storify is going …

Teaching

Teacher: What happened when I stopped viewing my students as data points

Justin Parmenter has been an educator for 22 years. He started his teaching career “believing that I was going to transform every child,” just like many first-year teachers do when they are placed in schools with high-needs populations.<p>“My fresh graduate-school perspective, cutting-edge pedagogy, …

Education

50 Books from the Past 50 Years Everyone Should Read at Least Once

Challenge accepted.<p>Fifty contemporary classics everyone should read at least once—only 50? There are hundreds we could include, and if we did, this …

Here's a 21st Century Skill--and How to Teach It!

I've been very skeptical of 21st century skills (e.g., see here nearly ten years ago, and again here). My skepticism grew out what I perceived as a …

5 Practical Ways to Innovate in Your Classroom (Right Now)

Note: I’m running a free webinar on this topic where I dive into the strategies, research, and resources that can make innovation come alive in your …

Create Interactive Worksheets

0<p>SHARES<p>Think of how many of our students love doing the worksheets that we assign them. Here is a cool tool that will turn your paper-based …

Neuroscience should be taught to all teachers to help pupils learn, academic says

<b>Professor Barbara Oakley is writing a book for 10 to 15-year-olds on the science behind learning</b>Neuroscience should be taught to all teachers before …

Response: Mistakes Teachers Make in Reading Instruction

<b>(This is the second post in a four-part series. You can see Part One here.)</b><p>The new "question-of-the-week" is:<p><b>What is the biggest mistake teachers</b> …

Teaching

6 Strategies for Taking High-Quality Notes

The good news is that teachers can show their students how to take better notes. Even better, good note-taking activities are themselves learning …

Pedagogy

Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg Think This 1 Teaching Method Will Shake Up Education. Here's Why You Should Care

Personalized learning is the way forward in education and therefore our economy. Here's why.<p>We currently don't have the silver bullet to education. We're not quite sure what works and what doesn't. Maybe it's because we all learn differently. But whatever the reason, "personalized learning" is on …

Education

5 Strategies That Will Make You a Better Learner

Almost every achievement is won through thoughtful long-term strategy and consistent, competent execution.<p><i>What tactics do you use to learn and retain new material? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the</i> …

Success

6 Books to Read This Month to Sharpen Your Business and Life Skills

Or, How to Build a Trillion-Dollar Company<p><i>By Scott Galloway</i><p><i>October; Portfolio; $28</i><p>Named one of the “World’s 50 Best Business School Professors” by …

Self-improvement

Writing a Business Plan May Not Be Your Idea of Fun, But It Forces You to Build These 4 Crucial Habits

These key habits will allow you to grow a stronger, more profitable business.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The average entrepreneur reacts to the term "business plan" with distaste, seeing it as a necessary evil when starting a business or seeking …

Small Business

You'll Know You're a "Real" Adult When You Accept These 25 Truths

• Popsugar<br>• Living<br>• Age<p>Important Life Lessons<p>You'll Know You're a "Real" Adult When You Accept These 25 Truths<p>Shares<p>I'm a firm believer in tough love. When …

Idealism

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 …

Motivation

Billionaires and the Books that Changed their Lives

There are many entrepreneurs who credit their success to novels and books written by great authors.<p>3 min read<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Books have the power to change perspectives. For entrepreneurs, books help them figure out their start-up …

Books