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Excessive lesson planning and 'triple marking' should be abandoned, Education Secretary says

Excessive lesson planning and “triple marking” should be abandoned, the new Education Secretary said, as he makes overtures to teaching profession.<p>In his first major speech to school leaders, Damian Hinds announced a new drive to cut down on teacher workload which he said is one of the biggest …

5 Video Projects for Almost Every Classroom

Description<p>In this one hour recorded webinar you will learn how to create and complete five video projects that can be done in almost any classroom. …

The Origins of All 30 MLB Team Names

With the Major League Baseball season on the horizon, here's the breakdown of how the league's 30 teams got their names.<p><b>Arizona Diamondbacks</b><p>In 1995, …

These secret Netflix codes unlock hidden show and movie categories

The recommended content on your Netflix account comes from a complicated algorithm analyzing your viewing history.<p>And unless you are sharing your …

Why all children must learn their times tables — and fun ways to teach them

Recently, I was asked by a parent how old children should be to learn how to multiply numbers. He was shocked when I said that children in …

101 Inspirational Quotes to Inspire You in 2018

My favorite quotes that will help you get the new year started in a positive way.<p>I don't know about you, but I'm ready for 2018. With a new year, we are presented with an opportunity to make a success plan which will help us achieve the goals we have set for ourselves. A new year gives us a chance …

How the Truly Successful Make Time for Constant Learning

If you read just 30 pages of a book every day, you'll finish a 300 page book in 10 days.<p><i>How do successful people find time to learn so much everyday? 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</b> …

The Best Core Workouts You're Not Doing

<b>Abdominals play a significant role in athletic and functional movements that we encounter daily</b>. The exercises presented here are some of my favorite …

12 Coping Strategies For Anxiety That Only Make You Feel More Anxious

<i>September 14, 2016</i><p>Every worrier subconsciously uses coping strategies for anxiety, hoping to solve the problem and get over worry. Unfortunately, …

Self-help

This Is How To Be Productive Without Being Miserable: 8 Proven Secrets

There’s plenty of good advice on how to be productive. But most of it makes you feel like you need to turn yourself into a machine. You don’t want to …

The psychology behind 'sleeping in' on the weekends

Sleeping in over the weekend is one of life’s great pleasures. Yet some of us are much better at it than others. A teenager is much more likely to …

The 30 Second Assessment

Brilliant or InsaneI know a few teachers this year who are committed to assessing students without testing them. That’s right: they’re not only …

Teaching

5 habits that helped turn ordinary people into self-made millionaires

Habits save the brain work and conserve brain fuel. There is very little processing power involved with respect to habits.<p>So what does that have to do with being rich? I studied 177 self-made millionaires and uncovered certain unique good habits that made it possible for them to automatically …

Self-improvement

10 Excellent Google Drive Apps Teachers Should Try This School Year

August 28, 2015<br>Here is another back-to-school goodie for teachers. This is basically a selection of some of the best educational Google Drive apps to …

Ten best plank variations to keep your core strong

Want to tone your abs but bored with the static, orthodox plank position? Personal fitness trainer Scott Laidler explains the ten more exciting options that can help you change up your workout<p>The plank exercise is a staple core exercise that works everything from your abdominals, lower back, …

5 Important Tips for Teaching Anything

Just because you have knowledge doesn't mean you know how to teach it. Try these tips for imparting your wisdom effectively.<p>Nearly everyone has to teach something to someone at some point. You might be training your team, instructing a colleague or even helping your child get smarter. As a …

The productivity trick one author used to write over 40 books

Over the next 38 years, he published 47 novels, 18 works of non-fiction, 12 short stories, 2 plays, and an assortment of articles and letters.<p>Trollope achieved his incredible productivity by writing in 15-minute intervals for three hours per day.<p>His strategy is explained in Mason Currey's book, …

Time Management

10 Foods That Make You Look Younger

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Budget Your Time: The 10 Best Men's Watches Under $100

Wearing a watch gives you one less reason to check your phone. Wearing a watch that costs less than $100 gives you one less reason to ask your …

3 New Resources for Science Teachers

June 27, 2015<br>Here are three more resources for science teachers and students. These resources are featured here for the first time. The first one in …

How Canada’s wireless prices compare with international rates

A new report is giving Canadians a glimpse at how the prices they pay for cellphone plans have changed in recent years as well as how those prices compare with what Americans and Europeans pay.<p>Published Thursday, the report from Ottawa consulting firm Wall Communications Inc. is commissioned …

The 25 Best Abs Exercises

Refresh your workout with these ab exercises<p>Nothing says fit like a washboard stomach. But scoring high-definition abs isn't as easy as cranking out crunch after crunch. To sculpt a stronger, more chiseled core, you need the best ab workout to work the two dozen muscles between your hips and your …

Break These 4 Resume Rules to Land a Job

Ditch the traditional resume.<p>America is back, baby!<p>With more and more U.S. cities raising their minimum wages, job applicants are more excited about …

7 Strategies That Can Propel Your Success To A New Level

A great Shakespeare play once said that successful people are either born that way, forced into their attainment, or work hard to quickly rise …

Success

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15 Things You Didn't Know About Coffee

"Even bad coffee is better than no coffee at all." - David Lynch<p>Have you ever swam in a pool of coffee? Have you ever thought about using the saucer to slurp? If not, you really need to <i>coffree</i> your mind. You very well may drink a cup of Joe like a thirsty fox every morning/afternoon/night but do …