Henrico Murphy

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How To Grow Unlimited Amounts Of Blueberries In Your Backyard

Blueberries are not only delicious snack but they are also very healthy fruit too. Whether you eat them raw, squeezed in your juice, added to your …

Gardening

Building a Portable, Collapsible Workbench

Some of our most popular posts here on Make: have been about workbench construction. People always seem to be in the mood for a new workbench. Or, at least, dreaming about having a new bench in their shop.<p>We’ve covered permanent benches, folding benches, and quick and sturdy benches. Here, Elisha …

Woodworking

11 Important Things To Remember When Creating Your Employee Development Program

The most important asset any company has is its people. Like any other business resource, you must invest the proper time and money into developing your employees and helping them grow. Otherwise, they will stagnate and stop producing quality work — and eventually, they’ll leave your organization …

Human Resources

Want To Succeed Repeatedly? One Simple Rule Dramatically Raises The Odds

There's one rule sure to help you see threats and seize opportunities sooner: the Rule of One.<p>Over many decades of advising leaders of growing companies, certain patterns emerge. Perhaps the most powerful is what I call "the Rule of One." Simply put, the Rule of One is this: whenever you find …

The 30 Best Science Websites for Grades K-12

What are the best science websites for your K–12 lessons? Here are the ones I turn to again and again.<p>Interdisciplinary Resources<p>Perfect for middle …

28 Brilliant Questions to Ask at the End of Every Job Interview

Always ask questions at the end of your job interview.<p>Thinking up questions to ask during job interviews is key.<p>Remember, every interview is a …

Job Interviews

How to make $400,000 a year writing about what you love — according to someone who's doing it

After posting my blogging income report from last year (where I made $401,681 with my blogging side hustle), I've been getting a lot of reader questions about how much money can you actually make blogging? I think blogging is the perfect side hustle because you can do it in your own time, you can …

Empowering Learners to Think with Performance Tasks

Pedagogy has been at the forefront of my thinking and work as of late. Decades of solid research have laid the foundation for current studies that …

12 Tech Tools For Student-To-Student Digital Collaboration

12 Tech Tools For Student-To-Student Digital Collaboration contributed by Nicholas Martino We are living in a digital age where students shuffle …

New Study Documents The Benefits To School That Are Obvious To Us, But Maybe Not So Obvious To Our Students

How You Behave in School Predicts Life Success Above and Beyond Family Background, Broad Traits, and Cognitive Ability is the title of a brand-new …

How to survive moving out of the classroom and into leadership

I can picture it now: many teachers, who are full-time class teachers, will be reading the headline of this piece and thinking, “What is there to …

Scaffolding Questions to Develop Deeper Understanding

Over the past couple of months, I have been working with a variety of schools and districts in the role of a coach. Most of this work is focused on …

Research Keeps Showing This Kind Of Teaching Is Very Effective. So Why Won’t Schools Use It?

A new peer-reviewed meta-analysis of 328 studies performed over the past 50 years finds “strong positive results” for a style of teaching known as …

Pedagogy

The art of reflection: how to become a more thoughtful educator

Reflecting on how you’re doing in the classroom can help you take ownership of your teaching and identify areas for improvement<p>More from the Teacher’s Blog<p>In an effort to improve my teaching practice, I’ve made some pretty unattainable teaching resolutions in the past. I’ve told myself I’ll conquer …

Teaching

NY Times Video Series On “Inside An Olympian Mind” Is Jackpot For Any Teacher Using Visualizing Strategies With Students

I’ve written a lot about how I’ve used exercises with both English Language Learners and mainstream students to help them visual success (see My Best …

Teaching

Elementary School Homework Probably Isn’t Good for Kids

A powerful combination of superstition and questionable research ensures young kids hit the books instead of just, you know, reading them.<p>Many …

Teaching

7 Powerful Things You Should Always Be Able to Say About Yourself | Inc.com

There are elements within ourselves that can either sabotage our success or lead us to greatness. In my bestselling book, <b>The Leadership Gap: What Gets Between You and Your Greatness,</b> I speak about seven characteristics that can lead you away <b>from your gaps,</b> your failures, your sabotaging self, and …

Leadership

25 Questions to Cultivate Curiosity

Curiosity helps us to feel more alive, because we start paying attention. We start using our senses. We start asking questions and looking at our …

Five Ways Teachers Can Use—and Create—Augmented Reality Experiences

A fourth-grade student at Mendez Elementary in San Marcos, Texas, held an iPad out in front of her. On the screen, she saw her classroom just as …

Education Technology

Actuary inspires youth to learn to love maths through new app

A young actuary from the Eastern Cape is on a mission to zap the myth that maths is a complex monster that only a few can conquer.<p>Athi Rwexu, 27, …

How to Make Slime

The gooey craft most resembles Gak, but those not familiar with that popular 90s toy might compare it to a more slippery Silly Putty. And it couldn’t …

50 Inspiring Quotes About Friendship | Inc.com

Friends matter. The best professional relationships feel like friendships. Aside from your significant other -- who is likely to also be your best friend -- your most important relationships are your friends.<p>Here are some great quotes about friendship -- and friends.<p>"I think if I've learned …

Motivation

60 Inspiring Quotes To Keep You Going On The Road To Success

Big successes are an accumulations of small successes<p>Success can be a long and winding road, filled with many obstacles and challenges.<p>There is no real short cut to success; it requires us to take action daily, to be persistent and consistent in our efforts which is not always easy to do. We can …

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 …

This cheap online course will teach you how to build Android apps, so you can finally quit your day job

Sure, it seemed like the whole world was buzzing for a hot minute around the release of the iPhone X and iOS 11 — but don't sleep on Android. Not …

It Takes 10,000 Hours to Become an Expert in Anything: Use These 4 Techniques | Inc.com

10,000 hours.<p>That's how long it takes to master your craft, according to bestselling author Malcolm Gladwell. Whether you want to become a better leader, an expert in marketing or a master of a language, it's going to take time. With all of the new social media platforms and business opportunities, …

Leonardo Da Vinci

Why African board games should be introduced into the classroom

When most of us think about learning, we imagine a teacher and a classroom. In reality most of the things we know, and a great number of the skills …

23 Delicious Breads

Sunset Centennial Sourdough<p>Make the West’s iconic bread from scratch using our easy, no-fail starter recipe.<p><b>Recipe:</b> <i>Sunset</i> Centennial Sourdough<p>True …

The 5 Best Things Your Child Can Say to a Bully

Arm your kid with these powerful comebacks.<p>“Well, that isn’t a very nice thing to say.”<p>“Kids typically bully when they think they can have a strong …

'Five books I think no teacher should be without'

Asking an English teacher which books no teacher should be without is akin to asking a mother which of her children she shouldn’t be without. I’ve …