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7 decor mistakes to avoid in a small home

It's so easy to assume that decorating a small home is a piece of cake, right? In practical terms, the less space you have to play with, the fewer …

Home Decorating

We Have Very Strong Feelings About Putting Peanut Butter on Hot Dogs

Over the past decade, hot dogs have gradually gained the culinary respect they deserve, with innovative hot dog-focused eateries opening around the …

Healthy Breakfast Recipes: 5 Quick And Easy Ways To Start The Day

All hail the veg!<p>We all know it’s hard enough to get your five-a-day, let alone seven-a-day, which has been the fruit and veg guideline since …

How To Survive Your First Week Blogging

So, you’ve decided to start a blog. Now what?<p>Well, if you’re like me, you’ll Google it, take the first hit (incidentally it was Blogger, I guess …

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Preheat the oven to 400°F. Line 12 muffin cups with paper liners.<p>In a large bowl, whisk together flour, flaxseed meal, baking powder, baking soda and …

High School ‘Work From Home Day’ Gives Students Taste of Independence

One cold Monday this month, all the students of Park Ridge High School stayed home: wearing their PJs, munching on pretzels and Oreos, hanging out on …

Teaching

6 lessons from blogging about education leadership

Having been an active blogger for about 18 months now, it has been worthwhile reflecting on the journey, some 100+ posts later. In writing this post, …

16 Things Teachers Should Try in 2016 [infographic]

Pinterest<p>16 Things for Teachers to Try in 2016! #edtech #gafe #googleedu<p>Click To Tweet<p>16 Things for Teachers to Try in 2016! #edtech #gafe …

Education Technology

8 Steps To Flipped Teacher Professional Development

<b>How To Help Teachers Create Their Own Professional Development</b><p>by <b>Terry Heick</b><p>Traditional teacher professional development depends on external training …

Pedagogy

Why Don’t We Differentiate Professional Development?

Wasted Opportunities<p>I am not alone. According to the Center for Public Education's <i>Teaching the Teachers</i> report (PDF), almost all teachers participate …

Teaching

Calling All Edtech Bookworms

Community<p>Calling All Edtech Bookworms: EdSurge’s Top Articles of 2015<p>By Tony Wan     Dec 24, 2015<p>Related Stories<p>From EdCamps to Google, 11 …

Education Technology

Harnessing the Power of Teacher Leaders

When administrators and teachers work together, everyone wins, especially students. Collaboration between administrators and teachers can help …

Teaching

11 Daily Habits to Add to Your Routine This Year

There's no better time than the start of a fresh year to nix bad habits.<p>When you're always in "go mode," it can be easy to slip into old habits that may not be conducive to growing yourself or your business.<p>But the easiest way to reinforce better behavior is to adopt new habits to replace the …

20 Ways To Stop Wasting Money & Start Saving Now

While I realize that resolutions are kind of bogus, as a new year rolls around I STILL can’t help but think about all of the ways I want to improve …

5 tips to improve your writing

7 books on leadership to read this holiday

Here’s a preview of the exciting new books on work and psychology. Instead of just spouting their opinions, these authors bring us real data:<p>1. …

16 Books Educators Should Consider Reading in 2016

New books focusing on education come out every day. Some gain a wide audience while others don't have the machine behind them to help promote. Here …

Teaching

5 Surprising and Inspiring TED Talks by Women Leaders in 2015

What would you say to the world after a decade of silence? What would you design if you could print out your clothes? What kind of leader would you …

Top 10 Leadership Books of 2015 | Inc.com

Over the next few weeks, I'll be revealing my picks for the best business books of the year, first by category and finally (on December 15th) the very best of the best.<p>So far, I've chosen the top 10 "start your own business" books. This column reveals the top 10 books of the year for managers and …

Leadership

Read This Google Email About Time Management Strategy

A Google employee teaches his colleagues how to block out interruptions and set aside “make time.”<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 Leadership stories of 2015. See the full list here.</i><p>I recently wrote an email to our team that posed a simple challenge in time management. The response …

Why the Lack of Women in Educational Leadership Matters

Women account for more than 70% of last year's valedictorians. They're at the top of their class, but that appears to be where they stay. More than three-quarters of public school teachers are female while only 30% of educational administrators are. Put simply, women are doing the work while men …

Education

Harvard EdCast: Overcoming the Stresses of Education Leadership

400x200-mindfulness.png In most positions of education leadership, stress is just part of the job. But educators need to be careful to not let those …

Mindfulness

Here's What Real Healthy People Actually Eat For Brunch

For when you don't want to ruin the weekend with salad.<p>Responses have been edited for length and clarity.

Healthy Eating

10 Ways to Improve Your Morning Routine

Assistant Editor, Contributed Content<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Follow</i> <i>Entrepreneur on Facebook</i> <i>to join the discussion on hot topics.</i><p>If the sound of your morning alarm is worse to you than nails on a chalkboard, and if the thought of sunbeams through your window is …

The “WHY” Guide to #Edchat topics

Although many educational models and pedagogies can seem like a conveyer belt of fads sometimes, many of them at least focus on one or two key …

Pedagogy

The Two Most Overlooked Aspects To Creating A Lasting Early Morning Routine

Consistency and sleep quality make an early-morning habit stick. Here’s how to make it happen.<p>I love my early morning routine.<p>I’m always making adjustments to it, and at its core it revolves around waking up early (before sunrise), working on something important for 90 minutes, and then hitting the …

5 bedtime routines that will make your mornings so much easier

(Hint: A simple search of "morning productivity" on Google will swamp you with more than enough results.)<p>After all, if there are people out there being extremely efficient before breakfast, squeezing in 11 to-dos before going to work, and, dare I say, getting 90% of their tasks done before noon, …

Morning Routine For Feeling Great And Supercharging Productivity

It doesn’t matter if you’re a morning person or not,** a well-crafted morning routine can improve anyone’s life**. Don’t be like most people, who hit …

14 Ideas to Create a Soul-Nourishing Morning Routine

View image | gettyimages.com<p>Which of these two scenarios do you relate to most?<p><b>Scenario One:</b> Your mornings are spent relaxed, focused and thoughtful. You take time for a nourishing breakfast, some quiet reflection or exercise, and you start your day primed and ready for what ever it is you'll be …