Jennifer Maritz

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10 Research-Proven Tricks To Seem Smarter Than You Are

It's great to be smart, but intelligence is a hard thing to pin down. In many cases, how smart people <i>think</i>you are is just as important as how smart you actually are.<p><i>"I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow." -Woodrow Wilson</i><p>Much of how you do in life comes down to …

Onetime party drug hailed as miracle for treating severe depression

It was November 2012 when Dennis Hartman, a Seattle business executive, managed to pull himself out of bed, force himself to shower for the first time in days and board a plane that would carry him across the country to a clinical trial at the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) in …

Mayo Clinic

This Simple Tip to Learn Maths Equations Actually Works

The answer is at your fingertips.<p>There are lots of different strategies for maximising your learning potential, but one of the easiest study-boosters …

How To Be A Great Teacher, From 12 Great Teachers

Great teachers have two things in common: an exceptional level of devotion to their students, and the drive to inspire each one to learn and succeed.<p>At NPR Ed we're just about halfway through our 50 Great Teachers project.<p>We've profiled teachers at all levels, in all subjects, from all over the …

Teaching

Hello: Adele mash-up remixes Mozart from The Piano Guys

“Imagine Mozart and Adele in the same room in an intense co-write session.” This is the premise behind “Chello,” a mash-up of Adele’s “Hello” and …

Secret Teacher: let the government think I'm a failure, I've got my own success criteria

My measures of success focus on what’s important – the students. They remind me that, whatever the system thinks of my teaching, I am damn good at at my job<p>This term I had the most soul destroying conversation of my career. I was told by my ever supportive line manager that although the school …

Teaching

5 Ways to Train Your Brain and Boost Your Self-Esteem

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It can be hard to tell if someone is truly confident, or just good at hiding their insecurities. Often we find that the loudest, most boisterous people are often the most self-conscious.<p>In psychology, the term self-esteem is used to …

5 Things We Should Teach in Our Educational System But Don't

Every time I teach my interpersonal communication class, I give an introductory lecture that starts off by asking the students, "How many of you had a communication class in grade school or high school?" I usually have maybe one or two students raise their hands. Then I ask, "And what did you learn …

The Almighty 'A' is the Death of Learning

Grade inflation, helicopter parents, and students demanding unfounded grade raises can all be traced back to one thing -- worshipping at the Temple of "A". We can blame entitled students or their overbearing parents for a classroom full of kids driven by little more than a GPA score, but truth be …

13 Signs Of A Toxic Parent That Many People Don't Realize

Most parents genuinely do their best to provide their children with a happy and healthy upbringing, but even these individuals can accidentally make …

Secret Teacher: we all feel like a failure sometimes, but we must have hope

Every teacher has moments when we question whether we’re cut out for the job. Don’t despair – it’s what you do with the bad days that really counts<p>My first year of teaching is a bit of a blur. I remember the long days, my principal telling me to “go home, it’s dinner time”. I remember thinking that …

Teaching

4 strategies for remembering everything you learn

1/<p>Force yourself to recall.<p>benjamingolub/flickr<p>The least-fun part of effective learning is that it's hard. In fact, the "Make It Stick" authors …

Self-improvement

The 4 Most Common Relationship Problems — and How to Fix Them

Relationship problems. Everybody has them. And sometimes you have them over and over and over.<p>Most of the people giving advice don’t know the …

Same-Sex Couples

5 Fun Ways to Deal with Toxic Emotions and Thoughts

Right. You’re here again. In the endless, silly and emotional stories. You wish you could get out of here right now, but you can’t. Your monkey mind …

ABC

23 Things To Do To Improve Your Mental Health In 2016

Have a very happy new year — literally.

Mental Health

10 Signs Baby Likes You

You know you’ve had your moments of wondering—are all these sleepless nights, made-up lullabies and silly one-sided conversations really appreciated? …

A teacher explains what teachers really do all day

In a speech at a Campaign for America's Future event, National Education Association president and teacher Lily Eskelsen Garcia gave a rousing explanation for what the teaching profession entails.<p>After starting the speech by saying teachers needed to educate politicians on what the typical teacher …

Schools are not training us to tackle mental health problems, teachers say

Only a third of teachers say that they have been appropriately trained by their school to deal with pupils' mental health problems, according to …

10 Great Free Websites for Middle School

Impressive cross-curricular resource helps put the A in STEAM<p><b>Bottom line</b>: A useful and engaging resource for integrating the arts into a variety of …

Feeling upset? You probably need more sleep

If you feel cranky after a long night, it is probably because your brain's ability to regulate emotions is compromised by fatigue, according to …

How Anxiety Works and How You Can Dissolve it

Guest writer for Wake Up World<p>I work as a family doctor and I often see patients complaining of anxiety and panic attacks. At one time, my local …

Irritable Bowel Syndrome