Michael LeGault

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Jordan Peterson: I will explain my position on the historical Jesus in ‘three more years’

News<p>christianity , faith , jesus christ , jordan peterson , patrick coffin<p>February 13, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) – Does he or doesn't he believe the …

Why Schools Fail To Teach Slavery's 'Hard History'

"In the ways that we teach and learn about the history of American slavery," write the authors of a new report from the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), "the nation needs an intervention."<p>This new report, titled <i>Teaching Hard History: American Slavery</i>, is meant to be that intervention: a resource …

Black History

What Is Freedom of Speech?

Which amendment gives us freedom of speech?<p>“<i>Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise</i> …

Be like Bill Gates and Warren Buffett: If you’re not spending 5 hours per week learning, you’re being irresponsible

“In my whole life, I have known no wise people (over a broad subject matter area) who didn’t read all the time — none. Zero.” <i>— Charlie Munger, Self-made billionaire & Warren Buffett’s longtime business partner</i><p>Why did the busiest person in the world, former president Barack Obama, read an hour a day …

Self-improvement

How to Set Up a VPN in Windows 10

A <b>virtual private network (VPN)</b> is a network setup that allows you to connect to a private network from <i>outside</i> that private network. Doing this can be …

How to Do Basic Data Analysis in Excel

Most of the time when you run statistics, you want to use statistical software (or a free tool like R The Best Free Places to Learn R Programming …

3 Types of Excel Lists to Ease Data Entry

Do you need a list that’s based on spreadsheet data 5 Excel Document Settings You Must Never Forget to Check 5 Excel Document Settings You Must Never …

The research's clues to what works in blended learning

BALTIMORE – If any of the academic administrators who attended a session entitled “When Does Blended Learning Move the Needle?” at a conference here …

Blended Learning Research: The Seven Studies You Need to Know

<i>By guest blogger Michelle R. Davis</i><p>One of the biggest complaints about blended learning is that educators don't know if it really has a positive …

Education Technology

Feeling Distracted? These Psychotherapist-Approved Snacks Will Stop Your Scatterbrain

Your phone lights up with a text just as your partner is asking your opinion on something. After trying to give both requests your attention …

Nutrition

Detroit teacher on leave after allegedly physically forcing student to stand during pledge

A Detroit-area teacher was put on leave after an 11-year-old boy said he was physically pushed out of his chair to stand during the Pledge of Allegiance.<p>Stone Chaney, 11, a sixth-grader at East Middle School in Farmington Hills, said he makes a pledge to God and family -- not a flag – and has …

Colin Kaepernick

Hymn writer Keith Getty: Nominal, shallow Christianity has no future, we must proclaim that Jesus Christ is Lord

The first hymn writer to be honoured by the Queen for contemporary Christian music has described how his music is an expression of one thing – that …

Is mindfulness meditation good for kids? Here’s what the science actually says. - Vox

Meditation is meant to help students deal with stress. But the hype is outpacing the evidence.<p>Welcome to <i>Show Me the Evidence</i><i>,</i> where we go beyond the frenzy of daily headlines to take a deeper look at the state of science around the most pressing health questions of the day.<p>The juniors and seniors …

What Do Muslims Believe About Jesus Christ?

In his book, <i>Western Muslims and the Future of Islam</i>, Tariq Ramadan argues that too much dialogue between scholars and too few conversations between …

God Plans for the Unexpected and Inconvenient

When Luke recorded his version of the Lord’s Prayer (Luke 11:2–4), he included Jesus expounding on this prayer through an odd parable that would have …

Citizen Science

This Is the Single Most Important Leadership Trait, According to Hundreds of Founders

Do you possess this crucial leadership quality? If not, here's how to get it.<p>Transparency. Passion. Communication.<p>You know that they're all important traits of effective leaders. But are they the <i>most</i> important qualities?<p>Not according to a recent study conducted by The Alternative Board, which …

Employee Engagement

Steal This Idea: Dads Have Daughters Repeat Positive Affirmations in Powerful Video

Seven dads. Seven daughters. Simple words. But they are everything.<p>Earlier this year, we told you about an amazing dad who stood in the mirror with his daughter Aaliyah and had her repeat positive affirmations about herself.<p>"Look at yourself, look in your eyes," he told his little girl. The words …

Parenting

How to Stay Emotionally Healthy in Tough Times

An entrepreneur's life is full of ups and downs, it is important to not let disappointment set you off course.<p>Our mind is our most valuable resource, yet we take very little time to take care of it. Everyone understands the importance of being healthy, yet many of us prioritize our physical health …

Quiet power: How introverts can succeed in the brash modern workplace 

When people think of leadership, the images that spring to mind are often larger than life. Whether it’s Shakespeare’s Henry V rousing his band of brothers into battle, or Gene Kranz’s “Failure is not an option!” from <i>Apollo 13</i> , we tend to think of leaders as having big, bold, decisive …

Personality

What Do You Call Leaders Without Followers? You Call Them Leaders

Sometimes leadership can be a very lonely walk.<p>In 2015, during his tumultuous tenure as Speaker of the House, Ohio congressman John Boehner left us with this thought on leadership:<p>"A leader without followers is simply a man taking a walk."<p>In that one quote, John Boehner:<p>Demonstrated why so many …

Seven Habits of highly effective people

Introduction<p>With all the responsibilities and demands of time, travel, work and families placed upon us<p>in today’s competitive world, Dr. Stephen …

5 Signs You're Going to Fail as a Leader

Avoid these common management mistakes and watch your company morale soar.<p>The best leaders I have witnessed over the years are committed to understanding how to meet the needs of employees from every generation. Have you noticed how drastically different a Millennial needs to be led versus, say, a …

Here’s How the Best Leaders Deal With Criticism

<i>The MPW Insiders Network is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s</i> …

7 Things Really Successful People Never Do

We each create our own opportunities.<p>What differentiates those who are successful from those who are not? There are lots of ways to approach that question, but one of the most powerful is also one of the most simple.<p>It's a matter of habits. In business and in life, if you truly want to succeed, …

Self-improvement

Managing conflict in school leadership teams

If you are a team leader—a department head, grade-level lead, coach or an administrator—chances are high that conflict makes you nervous.<p>It makes …

Why Your Obsession With Success Is Making You Miserable

<i>The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

The Leadership Behavior That’s Most Important to Employees

For the last 20 years, I’ve studied the costs of incivility, as well as the benefits of civility. Across the board, I’ve found that civility pays. It enhances your influence and performance — and is positively associated with being perceived as a leader.<p>Being respectful doesn’t just benefit you, …