Jon Tyler

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A Stanford psychologist explains why spacing out and goofing off is so good for you

When we fail to come up with the results we were hoping for, we wonder whether we just aren't working or concentrating hard enough. We've come to consider focus and being on as "good," and idleness—especially if it goes on for too long—as "bad" and unproductive. We feel guilty if we spend too much …

Think You Stink at Math? Amazon Wants to Change That.

The initiative, called "With Math I Can," hopes to change the mind-set around learning math.<p>“I stink at math.”<p>If you have kids, you’ve probably heard that phrase — or maybe you’ve even uttered some variant of it yourself. But in a world where good jobs increasingly require good math skills, that …

15 of the Most Hilarious Test Answers Kids Have Ever Come Up With

These are so bad, they're almost worth an A+.<p>This kid, who clearly has his head in the clouds.<p>via Imgur<p>Rainbows explain everything.<p>Advertisement - …

Thelermont Hupton Off The Wall Pot, Small - $16 on Amazon

Thelermont Hupton Off The Wall Pot, Small<p>Off The Wall Pot, Small<p>by Thelermont Hupton<p>$16 on Amazon<p>Damir Duskan's Profile Luke Renner's Profile Scott …

Table Tiles, Set of 2 Coasters, Red / Blue - on Amazon

Le Creuset Silicone 7-Piece Utensil Set - $71 on Amazon

The Perplexing X in a Box - $11 on Amazon

20 Amazing Under-the-Radar Albums of 2015

Keep on enjoying Adele's album, but here are 20 lesser-known masterworks that you might not have heard about during the last 12 months.<p>I listened to …

2x4 End Table

Introduction: 2x4 End Table<p>Runner Up in the<br>2x4 Contest<p>View Contest<p>Today I will show you how to build a modern end table with a leftover 2x4 and some …

Block Perpetual Calendar, Grey - $16 on Amazon

A New Free Site From Microsoft to Help Teachers Grow Professionally

October 18 , 2015<br>Microsoft Educator Community is a new platform from Microsoft created specifically to help teachers and educators collaborate with …

5 strategies for conquering fear and anxiety, from one of the most successful self-help authors in history

His 1948 book, "How to Stop Worrying and Start Living," deals with tactics for liberating yourself from nagging anxieties that make you less happy and less productive.<p>The book grew out of Carnegie's experiences teaching adult education courses at the YMCA in New York City. Carnegie realized that …

16 GIFs That Will Actually Help You In Maths Class

The one time it's actually productive to be reading BuzzFeed in school.

14 Spooky Halloween Candles to DIY

It’s no secret that we are VERY excited for Halloween next month. If you find yourself asking, “Is it too early to break out the decorations yet?” we’re here to tell you that of course it’s not! If you’re looking for simple yet impactful accent you can keep throughout all of your celebrations, …

Decorations

12 DIY Garlands to Hang Up for Halloween

Halloween garlands are a great way to add some spooky spirit to your home without spending a lot of money or cluttering up every corner with that messy cobweb stuff. Whether you’re going for scary or a lighter, more fun take on Halloween, almost all of these garlands can be made with stuff you …

21 of the best math apps for kids of all ages: Back to school tech guide

Rounding out our 2015 back to school tech guide: The best math apps. All year long we’re on the lookout for the very best of the best math apps for …

Apps

10 of The Best Windows Apps for Teachers

September , 2015<br>Reviewing iPad and Android educational apps has diverted our attention away from another equally important educational app store …

DIY Rustic Wood Art Frames

Shares 11<p>Hello Remodelaholics! I am Tasha and I blog over at Designer Trapped in a Lawyer’s Body. You may remember my first contributor post about …

DIY Hand Sanitizer Spray with Aloe and Essential Oils

I am not a huge fan of the over use of hand sanitizer but our society seems to be obsessed with the stuff. Everywhere I go, I see people whipping out …

DIY Wooden Planter Boxes

I’ve always been a big fan of the bright, color-blocked look but despite this, I find myself opting for muted shades when I style my home. This is …

Ten of the best back-to-school apps for kids

The summer holidays are either over or nearly over depending where your child is in the world. Parents are breathing a sigh of relief at the prospect of making a cup of tea without being screamed at / bundled into / forced to referee an over-aggressive game of split-screen Minecraft.<p>And their …

Apps

Check out These 5 Educational iPad Apps- They Are Today

August 23, 2015<br>Below is a collection of some interesting educational iPad apps that are on sale today. All of these apps are free for a limited …

35 Cheap And Ingenious Ways To Have The Best Classroom Ever

You'll wish you knew about these organization and decoration ideas sooner.

Teaching

A Very Simple Digital Whiteboard App for Teachers

August 20, 2015<br>Looking for a very simple and easy to use digital whiteboard app, Smart Whiteboard HD is a good option to start with. The app is free …

The top 14 portable audio gadgets you can buy right now

We love our tunes and we're guessing that most of you do too. If you're in the market for some portable audio gear or summer's been so great that you've inflicted serious damage on your current devices, we've got a fresh list of some of the best items out there. Samsung's Level On Wireless …

Gear & Gadgets

Some of The Best Web Tools and Mobile Apps for Taking Students on Virtual Field Trips

August 6, 2015<br>In today’s post we are revisiting some excellent websites and mobile apps you can use with your students to virtually explore some of …

Museums

Essential Habits of an Excellent Educator

Establishing Winning Workflows<p>A workflow is as it sounds: how the work flows in your classroom. There are as many ways to set up these routines as …

The best thing about the new $329 OnePlus 2 is its hubris

OnePlus, a rising smartphone star in China, released a new, top-of-the-line product this morning. It’s a smartphone called the OnePlus 2—an …

You Can Buy This Ridiculous Flamethrower If You Are an Insane Person

And also have $1,600 to blow.<p>The X15 flamethrower is a personal, consumer flamethrower that exists purely because of course it does. Who hasn't wanted to stand with a tank on their back, arms akimbo while spewing great gusts of fire into the sky? Now you can, for $1,600.<p>When I asked XMatter, the …