Linda Fitzsimmons

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The Art of a Personal Website

When I first started studying computer science, I felt as if a personal website was for web developers. That wasn't me, I wasn't about to devote my …

UX Design

Here’s how many people can be in a meeting before it’s unproductive, according to Harvard

Meetings are at peak production level when there are fewer people involved — specifically, no more than eight, according to Harvard Business …

Management

Three Essential Leadership Traits In The Digital Age

“Leadership” is one of those words like “sustainability.” There are dozens of Ph.D. programs on the topic, thousands of books, a million different …

Advertising Industry

3 FREE online teacher conferences you don’t want to miss

Free professional development. Great presenters. Interesting, idea-packed presentations. All on your time, whenever and wherever you want. Sound …

Education Technology

The Importance of Educating Educators

I recently returned from my yearly trek to ISTE, one of the largest education technology conferences to be held annually. This year better than 22 …

Education Technology

App developers are going through your email — here is how to stop them

The Wall Street Journal reports that application developers, both mobile and desktop, are busy rummaging through the email of thousands and thousands …

Apps

Everything Revolves Around Jesus

<i>This week the blog is sponsored by The Gospel Project, who also wrote this article adapted from Gospel Foundations Volume 1: The God Who …

Theology

How Many Calories Should a Woman Eat per Day to Lose Weight?

Whether you're paleo or vegan, following Atkins or Dukan, or eating like women in France, you'll probably lose weight if you follow the pre-set meal …

Fitness

New Infographic: 12 Strategies to Manage the Modern Classroom

Innovative educators know they have to update classroom management strategies in the modern classroom. Here are twelve strategies to do just that. <i></i> …

Education Technology

Create Interactive Agendas with Google Slides

Time, or more accurately the lack thereof, is the number one “pain point” most teachers experience. They don’t feel they have enough time to get …

Education Technology

6 Ways to Make Smoothies Without Bananas — Tips from The Kitchn

Bananas are ubiquitous in smoothie recipes, but what if you're allergic or you simply don't like them? Fortunately bananas aren't the only path to a …

Breakfast

This 'I'm on Vacation' Auto-Reply Email Is Freaking Brilliant

Why should you be burdened with digging through two weeks of emails the moment you get back?<p>It's hard or even impossible to relax on vacation when you constantly have to answer emails. (Is that a vacation, really?) That's why most people set an "out of office" email response, promising that you'll …

Productivity

5 Quotes That Teach You Everything You Need To Know About Leadership Storytelling

Leadership storytelling is the intentional assertion of your point of view. How do you master this underutilized 21st century leadership skill effectively and efficiently?<p>In my book <i>Let the Story Do the Work</i><i>,</i> I’ve provided tools, templates and examples to help leaders sharpen their business …

Leadership

5 Carbs That Will Never Cause Weight Gain, According To Nutritionists

We are super conscious about eating healthy. Sure we have a square of dark chocolate each night after dinner, but that’s a necessity and not an …

30 Surprisingly High-Protein Foods: Our Favorite No Meat Protein-Rich Recipes

We all know people who feast on high-protein foods, throwing scoops of protein powder into smoothies, or going Paleo, Keto, Atkins or Dukan in the …

A Meeting Agenda Guide That Actually Works (Infographic)

Running a meeting isn't always easy. However, this guide will make them a piece of cake.<p>2 min read<p>Meetings can go two ways: They can end up being hour-long slow-talking processes that rarely cover what they needed to cover, or they can be productive, to-the-point collaborative get-togethers that …

Pope Francis: proselytism vs evangelization - CNA Columns: From the Bishops

In 2013, Hallmark sparked a controversy by changing a single word in a Christmas song. Ever since 1877, the traditional English lyrics of Decks the …

Seriously: There Are Only 10 Foods That All Nutritionists Recommend

There are so many clashing nutrition philosophies in the world, it can make a person's head explode. I learned this firsthand when I sent my …

This Banana Bread Recipe For One Person Is As Gorgeous As It Is Easy To Make

We've all been there before: You buy some bananas, and before you know it, they are suddenly way too ripe to enjoy. This is especially common during …

12 Phrases that Will Make Your Audience Put Down Their Cell Phones and Pay Attention to You

Know the magic word that cuts through the noise<p>Franklin Delano Roosevelt once gave this pithy advice for making a good presentation:<p>"Be sincere. Be brief. Be seated."<p>As a professional speaker and presentation coach for the past two decades, I agree with this public speaking wisdom, and I would add …

Public Speaking

The 8 Best Plant-Based Proteins

You don't have to go out of your way each day to consume heaps of meat and poultry in order to feel satiated. In fact, there's a wide variety of …

Your Meetings Are Killing Employees' Best Ideas. It Isn't Your Fault. Here's How to Fix Them

Shared information bias and groupthink destroy innovation. But you can get it back.<p>Think back to your last team meeting. Did you and your employees or co-workers have a friendly, respectful conversation? Was there consensus? Did everyone agree on the best course of action and how to implement …

Leadership

24 essential tips and tricks to help you get the most out of your Mac

From keyboard shortcuts to hidden tools, Macs are full of features that will help you work more quickly and easily.<p>So whether you're a Mac newbie or you're just coming back from a long Windows vacation, here are 24 handy, not-totally-obvious tricks to help you get the most out of your Mac.<p><i>Jeff Dunn</i> …

Molasses Sugar Cookies II Recipe

"These taste like a ginger cookie. They can be either crispy or chewy, depending on when they are taken out of the oven. Balls of dough are formed, …

How to download a copy of everything Apple knows about you

Like Facebook and Google, Apple has a really simple way to download a file that shows all of the information that Apple knows about you.<p>Apple has …

Personal Information

I Tried Karlie Kloss's 3-Ingredient Pancakes and Now I'm Hooked

I Tried Karlie Kloss' 3-Ingredient Pancakes and Now I'm Hooked<p>Karlie and her recipe prove that healthy food can be delicious.<p>April 22, 2018<p>Karlie …

Breakfast

Six Good Digital Storytelling Tools In One Place

For the last four or five years I have been telling people about Timeline JS whenever they seek suggestions for multimedia timeline tools. It’s a …

How Technology Can Address Maslow’s Hierarchy Of Needs

<b>How Thoughtful Technology Integration Can Address Maslow’s Hierarchy Of Needs</b><p>by <b>Jackie Gerstein</b><p><i>For specific training and professional development</i> …

If You're Just Not Losing Weight, Any of These 9 Sneaky Culprits May Be the Reason Why

If you've been trying hard for a long time to lose weight, and you just can't get there, there could be several reasons why, according to best-selling author Max Lugavere. "There is so much confusion when it comes to losing weight," he wrote in his Instagram post. "But really, if that's your goal, …

Shifting from Passive to Active Learning

“<i>Nothing could be more absurd than an experiment in which computers are placed in a classroom where nothing else is changed.</i>” - Seymour Papert <br>When …