Rick Kates

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How to Change the Passive Voice to Active Voice

New feature: Did you know that the ProWritingAid editor now offers an option to rewrite your sentences in the active voice?<p>There is certainly a time …

The 25 Most Important American Craft Beers Ever Brewed

With more than 5,000 breweries, some of which produce dozens of different beers every year, America is home to the largest and most diverse beer …

Beer

4 Ways to Learn Anything in 20 Hours

<i>“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”</i> — Mahatma Gandhi<p>What if you could learn anything in 20 hours, what would …

Self-improvement

How to make $400,000 a year writing about what you love — according to someone who's doing it

After posting my blogging income report from last year (where I made $401,681 with my blogging side hustle), I've been getting a lot of reader questions about how much money can you actually make blogging? I think blogging is the perfect side hustle because you can do it in your own time, you can …

Marketing

Cultivating creativity in the classroom: Ideas for teachers by teachers

As we move further and further into the digital age, creativity continues to surge to the top of skills students will need in the future. Barbara …

7 Storytelling Structures to Improve Your Presentations (Infographic)

What your favorite plots and your next business presentation should have in common.<p>Giving presentations, whether during meetings with co-workers or to potential new clients, can often seem intimidating. But luckily, there are tried and true ways to organize your information so that it is both easy …

Public Speaking

Universities should ban PowerPoint — It makes students stupid and professors boring

Do you really believe that watching a lecturer read hundreds of PowerPoint slides is making you smarter?<p>I asked this of a class of 105 computer …

How To Structure Limited Practice Time

Q: I work a “real job” – as in four 10-hour days a week. I get up at 3:15 am Tuesday through Friday, commute to work, put in my 10 hour day, plus a …

Commuting

1.6 Million Students and Counting: How Barbara Oakley Cracked the Science of Learning | Heleo

“The biggest limitation is often just your own thoughts that you can’t do something.”<p><b>READ ON TO DISCOVER:</b><p><i>How Barbara Oakley flunked math and science</i> …

Mathematics

Best Websites for Teaching & Learning 2017

The 2017 Best Websites for Teaching & Learning foster the qualities of innovation, creativity, active participation, and collaboration. They are …

7 Unique eLearning Sites to Learn Something Different

Dear Mr. Google, how can you find me something newThe post 7 Unique eLearning Sites to Learn Something Different appeared first on iamwire.

Today's Workout 38: The dumbbell-only circuit for a total-body shred

<b>Duration</b> 30-45<p><b>Exercises</b> 3<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>If you're looking to put your usual muscle-building routine into overdrive—and want to see some serious …

Teachers are making millions selling their lessons plans online

Despite worries from some educators, such online marketplaces are booming, driven by rising standards and the willingness of teachers to pay out of their own pockets for classroom-tested materials.<p>"I am so thankful and blessed that it came into my life and that my passion and career can kind of …

Middle School