Melissa Manly

16 Added | 2 Magazines | 8 Likes | 1 Following | 1 Follower | @MManly | Leader in education and technology at Redding STEM Academy. Gym rat and outdoor enthusiast. Loves reading for knowledge and entertainment.


The 37 Best Websites to Learn Something New

Forget overpriced schools, long days in a crowded classroom, and pitifully poor results. These websites and apps cover myriads of science, art, and …

Language Learning

7 New EdTech Tools for Teachers

‘Made with Code is an initiative to champion creativity, girls, and code, all at once. The movement is designed to do three things: To inspire girls …

Education Technology

Confucius’ Top 7 Tips for a Happy Life

<i>“It is better to play than do nothing.”</i><i>“Men’s natures are alike; it is their habits that separate them.”</i><i>“Only the wisest and stupidest of men never</i> …


21 Dogs Who Will Make You Believe In Happiness

If you're ever sad, just remember that dogs exist.

100 Best Motivational Quotes to Inspire Anyone

Motivational and inspirational quotes can pick you up on a bad day and inspire you to even greater heights.<p>Need a little inspiration? Need a quick burst of self motivation?<p>Here you go:<p>"Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it." Henry David Thoreau<p>"If you are not willing …


10 Collaborative Technology Projects Your Students Will Love!

If your classroom is far from a 1:1 environment (more like 1:32), it can be hard to find great technology projects that really work. Here are some …

Education Technology

Must Have Chrome Apps for The New School Year

August 20, 2015<br>You probably are already working on your digital toolkit making it ready for the start of a new school year. Part of your preparation …

Education Technology

Ten Things Master Teachers Do

New Teacher Needs<br>August 13, 2015 | Volume <b>10</b> | Issue <b>23</b> <b><br>Table of Contents</b> <b></b><p>Share |<p>Ten Things Master Teachers Do<p>Annette Breaux<p>Master teachers—those who …


The 50 Happiest Animals You Will Ever See Anywhere

24. “Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action. ” -William James<p>23. “The more you praise and celebrate your …

7 Ways to Be Remarkably Happy, Backed by Science |

Yet relatively few of us are, especially people in their early 40s. (I’m no psychologist, but that’s probably about when many of us start thinking, “Wait… is <i>this</i> all there is?”)<p>If you want to be happier, there’s good news and bad. Unfortunately, approximately 50 percent of your happiness, your …


6 Small Shifts to the Way You Talk That Will Make You (and Everyone Else) Happier at Work

Ask us how we're doing at the end of a long, stressful workday, and chances are you’ll hear, “I’ve been better” or some equally snippy response. …



How Data Can Forge a Stronger Bond with Your Board<p>Data belongs in everyone's hands<p>What's powering the growth of European Wax Center? Data.<p>Paying …


Inspirational Quotes About Happiness From Dalai Lama

The current Dalai Lama is the principal monk of Tibetan Buddhism. He became the political leader of Tibet at the age of fifteen. The fourteenth Lama, …