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Fundamentals to Instructional Design: The ADDIE Model

<b>Instructional Systems</b><p>From the perspective of an instructional designer, any undertaking that includes a<p>learner and the subject matter necessary to …

7 Amazing Facts about Flipped Learning

Flipped Classrooms have been around as an offshoot of blended learning methodology for more than a decade, now. In the flipped classroom, your …

9 Strength & Weakness Personality Quizzes That Will Tell You A Lot About Yourself

An online personality quiz is the one type of test that almost everyone loves to take. Because, let's face, who doesn't seek to understand themselves …

Don't Hire Remote Workers Who Can't Ace These 6 Interview Questions

Let's face it: not not everybody has what it takes to be successful working from home full time.<p>Remote workers are giving our calcified attitudes about collaboration and office culture a much-needed shake-up. They're just as--if not more--productive than co-located workers, and enjoy a high level …

People Judge You Based on These Two Things, According to a Harvard Psychologist

You already know that making a good first impression can go a long way. But forget all the advice you’ve received about dressing to impress or …

A step-by-step guide to get richer, healthier, and happier in 31 days

If you don't yet have a plan for 2018, you might be in trouble.<p>Lucky for you, we've already made a plan for you. Above is our 31-day guide to starting off a healthy, wealthy, happy year. Each day is accompanied by a task, along with a quick explanation, below, of why it's important.<p>Read on to find …

Job Interviews

8 Tech Tools To Communicate Your Ideas More Effectively

Love it or hate it, presentation matters. To quote the poet William Carlos Williams, sometimes “It is not what you say that matters but the manner in which you say it.” Here are eight tech tools to help you communicate your ideas more effectively (and, dare I say, beautifully).<p><b>1. Lucidchart</b><p>The tool …

Infographics

5 common email subject lines you need to stop using

I sent my first email when I was in middle school. So, needless to say, I have a lot of experience with the concept.<p>But even with all of that experience, I don't always send clear messages that make people say, "I know exactly what Rich wants!"<p>And that problem typically starts with my subject …

Empathy Is Crucial To Any Personal Or Professional Relationship -- Here's How To Cultivate It

Have you ever shared a painful or challenging experience with a friend, partner, colleague or boss and instead of feeling heard you left the conversation feeling worse off and misunderstood?<p>In that moment, the person whom you were speaking to was not empathetic. They may not have intentionally …

Why Smart Entrepreneurs Don't Ask For Advice, They Ask For This Instead

While giving advice might feel good, stepping back and sharing experiences can often be more helpful.<p>Business owners are often looking for advice on strategies, tactics, and key decisions. However, while offering straight up advice might seem like an obvious solution, in the big picture, …

4 Anti-Inflammatory Detox Drinks Docs Say You Should Have Before Bed To Get Rid Of Belly Fat

It's a fact that while you're sleeping, you burn calories. Some might think that in order to lose weight, we should just sleep forever, right? Wrong. …

This One Exercise Has Helped Me Build 2 Multimillion-Dollar Companies in Less Than 24 months

What got you to where you are today will not get you where you want to be.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A few years ago, I found myself nearly $1 million in debt. Today, I have two multimillion-dollar companies to my name. I've come a long way, but as I look back I …

This Is How to Be the Most Interesting Person in Any Conversation, According to Science

Caroline Webb, author of How to Have a Good Day, uncovers the science behind owning the room in a social situation.<p>Caroline Webb, the renowned economist, leadership coach, and author of <i>How to Have a Good Day,</i> has helped hundreds of organizations be more effective through behavioral economics, …

New Free Work Tools From Google Help You Think Like the Leader of a Billion-Dollar Company

The search engine shared its internal tools for running a business and leading a team.<p>From free gourmet lunches to on-campus rock climbing, it’s no wonder everyone wants to work at Google. However, behind all of these fancy work perks is a company that focuses on and sets protocols for employee …

Happy Thoughts: Here Are the Things Proven To Make You Happier

<b>What’s the secret to a head full of happy thoughts?</b><p>Time to round up the research on living a happy life to see what we can use.<p>First, yeah, a good …

How to Become the Best in the World at What You Do

It can feel impossible to move toward your dreams.<p>It can feel impossible to move toward your dreams. You know exactly what you want to do, but there are endless obstacles in your way.<p>There is so much competition -- thousands or millions of people competing to do exactly what you want to do.<p>How do …

Schools don’t prepare children for life. Here’s the education they really need | Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett

From computer coding to toilet unblocking, we need well-rounded citizens, not rote-taught robots – and what you learn shouldn’t depend on where you live<p>It’s only after you have left school and, in adulthood, gained a bit of distance, that you can be fully aware of the gaps in your education. …

Medieval

If We Want to Teach Children to Think . . .

The title of this week’s post was inspired by Bertrand Russell, who wrote,When you want to teach children to think, you begin by treating them …

Teaching

Want Your Best Employees to Never Leave You? Ask Them 5 Simple Questions

Most important, leaders should be asking these questions before their best people mentally and emotionally check out.<p>Want to do something that will launch you into the new era of HR? Get rid of your exit interviews and replace them with "stay interviews."<p>If you're new to this concept, unlike the …

How To Discover What You Really Want To Do

Imagine you had a roadmap to meaningful work.<p>We’re all chasing that one true goal: finding work that <i>feels good</i>. At times, it can seem as though the dream of waking up every day and loving your job has been placed in the rear view mirror. But is there a way to finally get what we want? Can we truly …

How This Hidden Bias Could Be Sabotaging Your Success

In 1947, the magazine Reader’s Digest published this stand-alone quote attributed to American industrialist Henry Ford:<p>“Whether you believe you can do a thing or not, you are right.”<p>No one knows for sure whether Ford uttered those exact words, but one thing’s certain: this son of a Michigan farmer …

Create Cloze Reading Activities with Google Sheets and Other Tools

A "<b>Cloze Test</b>" is a <b>reading activity</b> where a student is given a <b>reading passage with certain words removed</b>. Sometimes the student is also provided with …

6 Sales Tips Every Entrepreneur Should Follow Today

Sales is about persistence and repetition which is why most people fail.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Entrepreneur has an affiliate partnership with Hurdlr so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Network marketers are born hustlers. Multimillion-dollar …

Psychology Says This Is the Top Contributor to Happiness (It's Not What You Think)

The biggest contributor to happiness might surprise you--and here's how to foster it.<p>According to a report by <i>The Journal of Personality and Social Psychology</i>, the No. 1 contributor to happiness in life is not money, popularity, good looks, or even a good sex life (too many...jokes...can't …

Want To Know What Your Brain Does When It Hears A Question?

Questions hijack the brain. The moment you hear one, you literally can’t think of anything else. And that can be a powerful tool.<p>What color is your house?<p>After reading that question, what were you thinking about? The obvious answer is the color of your house. Though this exercise may seem ordinary, …

Put Some Clothes On and Get To Work: Tips For Working at Home

The key to a successful career out of your house is very, very sharp lines between on the job and on the couch.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I am a consultant in a large global firm and my official office is a good four-hour drive away. Whenever people hear that I …

How to Build the Best Marketing Strategy You Can Using Only Free Tools

With what is available for free, there has never been a better time to bootstrap a startup.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As an entrepreneur, it is more important than ever for you to create an efficient marketing strategy. Because startups often have low budgets, …

Three Ways To Please Your Boss -- Without Being A Doormat

Everybody wants to do a good job at work and be recognized for it. Nobody goes to work to do a lousy job.<p>As much as you want to please your boss, there is a right and a wrong way to do it. Almost anybody could please their boss or even become the boss’s favorite employee by playing the part of a …

7 Ways to Gain Self Discipline and Strive Towards Greatness

Feel like giving up on your 2017 goal? These tips will help you push through.<p>We’re a few weeks into the 2017, and right now is the most crucial time to stick to your goals. But it can also be the most difficult time.<p>So, if you feel like giving up -- hold on and remember, it will get easier.<p>If …