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Here Is a List of Teaching Skills for Resumes, Cover Letters, and More

When you're writing resumes and cover letters and applying for teaching jobs, there are certain skills that schools and other organizations that hire …

We Need to Rethink How We Educate Kids to Tackle the Jobs of the Future

The work of the future will involve humans collaborating with other humans to design work for machines.<p>Our education system was designed for the 20th century. It is largely focused on teaching kids how to retain information and manipulate numbers. It regularly tests these abilities and, if you do …

8 Brutal Life Lessons That Will Immediately Make You More Successful

Success isn't always easy--but learning these lessons now will propel you to the top.<p>Ask any successful entrepreneur how they got to the top, and they'll tell you they had to face plenty of harsh truths and realities to get there.<p>This isn't meant to be intimidating; it's empowering! Plenty of …

‘Failure and innovation are inseparable twins’: Amazon founder Jeff Bezos offers 7 leadership principles

You don’t choose your passions; your passions choose you. Be stubborn on your vision, but flexible on details. Failure is necessary for invention. …

Jeff Bezos

27 Wise Quotes That Will Inspire Your Success and Happiness

We can all use a little inspiration every once in a while.<p>Feeling down in the dumps? Or uninspired? Don't worry, the blues always come and go. Check out these 27 super inspiring quotes for the motivation you need to kick start your path back to success--and joyous well-being.<p>1. "Life is not a …

Motivation

77 Motivational Quotes That Will Give You Courage

It takes courage to live your life the way you want, especially when you're changing the world.<p>Every entrepreneur needs courage. It takes courage to quit your day job. It takes courage to start a business. It takes courage to remain flexible. It takes courage to pivot. It's fair to say that without …

The 4 Traits You Need to Be a Great Leader

<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> …

10 Essential Characteristics of a 21st Century Educator

<i>This is a first draft and I am trying to learn through reflection. Would love your thoughts on the ideas below.</i>People have come to loathe the term …

Pedagogy

What Working for a Pointless Manager Taught Me About Great Leadership

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

Don't Give Colleges a Reason to Deny You: Avoid These Common Mistakes

Colleges split hairs when it comes to who gets admitted and who doesn't. Fair or unfair, the smallest thing can keep a student from not being admitted even if their grades and test scores are pristine. If the student is aware of the common pitfalls, they can avoid them. Why give colleges a reason …

College & University

Gmail: Boost your productivity with these tips and tricks

We covered the basics of Gmail for Android in our beginner's guide, and now it's time to take a look at features that extend the functionality of the …

7 Exquisite Ways You Can Enhance Your Brain Power

Read more on my blog!<p>www.joeyt.net/blog<p>No matter who you are or what you do, there are so many different ways that you can enhance your brain power …

9 Easy Ways to Boost Your Memory

You can’t find your keys. The name of your mailman is on the tip of your tongue. Here are surprising tricks that will help you remember stuff …

Tips and tricks for teachers: how outdoor learning boosts student wellbeing

Our experts explain what can be gained from learning in the great outdoors, and how to experiment with nature in schools<p>The pressures of Ofsted, results, targets and constantly moving goalposts can mean that learning in a natural, or non-classroom setting, feels like a hassle too far. But our live …

12 Lessons You Learn Or Regret Forever

Sticking your neck out and taking charge of your career is no trivial matter. Whether that's switching careers, going back to school, or walking away from a j-o-b to start your own business, it takes a lot of guts.<p>But guts will only get you so far. Once you build up the nerve and make the leap, …

Self-improvement

5 Powerful Morning Practices Guaranteed to Transform Your Life

We are living in one of the most prosperous and advanced times in human history. There are more opportunities and resources available to us then ever …

You’re More Likely to Exercise if You Have a Sense of Purpose

As several recent studies have confirmed, as many as 95% of people don’t meet the amount of exercise the government recommends. Some research …

Journaling as a Mindfulness Practice.

<i>By Tammy T. Stone</i><p>Before mindfulness became a household word, and far before I had any idea why I was writing, or that writing could be used as part …

Mindfulness

The Secret Of Effective Learning May Be Less Studying, Not More

Educators are always on the look-out for ways to make their teaching more effective, and it seems the secret to effective learning may be less study not more.<p>Researchers have found evidence to support the theory that taking regular breaks helps embed learning, a finding that has implications not …

Study Skills

How Perfectionism Can Keep You From Success

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

Angelina Jolie Is Now a Visiting Professor at the London School of Economics

At the Centre for Women, Peace and Security<p>Angelina Jolie Pitt can now add "visiting professor" to her already-impressive resume.<p>The actress and humanitarian will join the London School of Economics as a visiting professor for the Centre for Women, Peace and Security during the 2016-2017 school …

7 Reasons Why Smart, Hardworking People Can't Find Success

Think back to when you were in high school. Do you remember that person who stood out amongst the class? That guy or girl everyone thought would change the world?<p>They got straight A's on their report card and were praised all the time. People would talk about the things that person would go on to …

Self-improvement

3 Daily Habits Of Peak Performers, According To Michael Phelps' Coach

Spend some time with U.S. Olympic men’s swimming coach Bob Bowman, as I recently did, and you’ll understand why some people go from good to great in a chosen field, while others, like Bowman’s longtime student Michael Phelps, go from good to record-shattering.<p>Phelps’ record is extraordinary. His 22 …

Michael Phelps

22 Open Plan Living Room Designs and Modern Interior Decorating Ideas

Open plan living room designs can emphasize spacious loft living style or offer space saving ideas for decorating small apartments and homes. We …

Interior Design

Recruitment lessons: how Japan and Australia attract teachers into rural schools

The National Teaching Service faces an uphill battle to get brilliant educators into unattractive schools – but other countries have made it work<p>I recently spotted new adverts on my Facebook feed asking me to help struggling schools. It’s no surprise – I regularly post about teaching and education, …

To Boost Happiness, Stack the Pain

Before I became an entrepreneur, I went to business school. While studying for my MBA, there was one lesson that I learned which has proved to be …

Part 2: Mental Shifts That Allowed Me To Become a Millionaire at 22

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Last year I wrote one of the most popular articles on Entrepreneur.com. It detailed the seven mental shifts that I implemented to accelerate my career success and become a millionaire at the age of 22. These were the ideas that pushed me …

Self-improvement

Response: Working With 'Difficult' Students - Part Two

<b>(This is the last post in a two-part series. You can see Part One here.)</b><p>Cheryl asked:<p><i>One student can change the chemistry of whole class. How do you</i> …

23 Michael Jordan Quotes That Will Immediately Boost Your Confidence

What M.J. would say about North Carolina's loss to Villanova.<p>Last night, Villanova beat North Carolina to become NCAA National Champions. Villanova deserves respect and applause for their victory. However, what would Michael Jordan say to the team of his alma mater after such a defeat?<p>Fittingly, …

The Top 5 Lessons I've Learned After Reading 500+ Self-Help Books

By the time I was 15 years old, my mom, sister, and I had moved homes at least 25 times. My father was an alcoholic. I was getting government-paid …