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Why Effective Digital Learning Shouldn’t Disrupt Traditional Teaching Techniques

In my work as a digital learning specialist, I’m charged with helping teachers try new classroom strategies and learn to use the technology tools …

Teaching

11 books Elon Musk thinks everyone should read

Elon Musk, the CEO of SpaceX, Tesla, and other larger-than-life tech companies, somehow also seems to find time to read.<p>Musk says that reading books — from epic works of fantasy like the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy to complex how-to books on building rockets — is crucial to helping him achieve …

Books

How YOUR response to student behavior can change the trajectory of a child’s life

<i>This week on the Truth for Teachers podcast, I talked to educators about the school-to-prison pipeline and how restorative justice in the classroom</i> …

Pedagogy

These Are the Best (and Worst) Foods for a Healthy Brain

When I think about my long-term health, keeping my body and skin in good shape is certainly important, but making sure my mind stays sharp is …

A Study of 1 Million Teenagers Reveals This Much Screen Time a Day Leads to the Happiest Kids

And it might be longer than you think.<p>Think your teenager would be happier if he or she spent no time texting, using social media, or playing games on phones or tablets?<p>Granted, this study shows that adolescents who spent more time on social media, the Internet, texting, etc. and less time on …

Happiness

Here's What Introverts Find so Annoying About What Extroverts Think

If you're someone who clearly identifies with being on either side of the personality fence, you know how challenging it can be living and working with people who can be so different from yourself.<p>Anywhere from a third to half of the population fits the definition of being introverted, meaning …

Psychology

15 things you should be doing after work instead of watching TV if you want to be happier

For the longest time, I would come home from work and immediately pop on the TV. It was mindless — after a day of meetings, intensive heads-down work, and never-ending email chains, the only thing I thought I wanted to do was watch five episodes of some sitcom I'd seen hundreds of times before.<p>But …

Coloring Book

Five Signs You’re at Risk of Living a Mediocre Life

<i>A mediocre life is one in which you put forth a mediocre effort.</i><p>In the Bible myth, Adam and Eve were cast out of the Garden of Eden, condemned to …

5 Books to Read Now if You Want to Retire Rich

The best retirement planning books, according to experts.<p>You might be able to start collecting Social Security at 62, but personal finance expert …

Retirement

These Are Our 10 Healthiest Chicken Dinners

Not only does chicken's versatility and crowd-pleasing tendencies make it a recurring choice for weeknight dinner, but it's ability to be a wholesome …

Cooking

'Is teaching still a long-term career option? If we're not careful it will become a dying profession...'

Is teaching a long-term career option any more? I ask this question because it seems that class teaching, at this moment in time, isn’t a job that …

Authoritative Parenting: What It Is and How to Apply It

We all want to find balance in all areas of our lives, including how we take care of our kids. It turns out that the best and most effective …

Parenting

The Youth Elixir: A Dermatologist Shares the Most Effective Anti-Aging Creams

Of all the buzzy skincare trends we want to try, collagen creams are at once the most enticing and least clear. We know it's associated with …

10 things that people don’t understand about introverts

Being an introvert can be a tough thing to accept at first.<p>Your parents might tell you that ‘you’ll grow out of it’ but here I am, 20 years later …

36 Taco Recipes So Good You’ll Never Want to Make Anything Else

Need a standout “Taco Tuesday” recipe? With these cheesy, meat- and veggie-packed tacos on the menu, you’ll want to have one (or three) every …

Cooking

Bill Gates is surprisingly strict about his kids' tech use — and it should be a red flag for the rest of us

For all his success in designing world-changing technology, Bill Gates has set surprisingly strict rules for how his kids can use that technology, the billionaire philanthropist has said in multiple interviews.<p>"You're always looking at how it can be used in a great way — homework and staying in …

Silicon Valley

The incredible message you may have missed from Holly Butcher, a 27-year-old dying woman

Holly Butcher, who recently died at age 27 of a rare form of cancer that affects the bones, wrote a letter to her friends and family in her last week of life giving wise and moving advice about how to get the most out of whatever time we each have on Earth.<p>I’ve gleaned 14 life lessons from the …

5 Reasons To Start Living On Half Your Income

Well, you’re in luck, here are 5 reasons why you need to start living on half your income and save the rest.<p>Quotes in the article<p>Shutterstock …

15 Eating Habits That Make You Live Longer

For more than a decade, I've been working with a team of experts to study hot spots of longevity—regions we call Blue Zones, where many people live …

Nutrition

How Do Your Reading Habits Compare to Elon Musk's, Mark Zuckberg's and Warren Buffett's?

Reading strongly correlates with success factors, such as income and happiness, according to science.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Here’s a reason to pick up a book: "Reading dramatically correlates with higher education and income, as well as overall happiness," …

Bill Gates

'Sleep should be prescribed': what those late nights out could be costing you

Leading neuroscientist Matthew Walker on why sleep deprivation is increasing our risk of cancer, heart attack and Alzheimer’s – and what you can do about it<p>Matthew Walker has learned to dread the question “What do you do?” At parties, it signals the end of his evening; thereafter, his new …

Immune System

The Only Dumbbell Exercises You’ll Ever Need

There are hundreds of ways you can use weights to ramp up your workouts. But many basic moves target just one group of muscles, such as the biceps or …

Exercise

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> …

We only have 3 years left to turn the corner on global warming

The next three years will effectively decide the fate of our planet’s climate. This is the stark message of a new commentary in the journal <i>Nature</i> by …

8 Ways Smart People Act Stupid

Smart people are more prone to silly mistakes because of blind spots in how they use logic.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s good to be smart. After all, intelligent people earn more money, accumulate more wealth and even live longer. On the surface, being smart …

Self-improvement

New Study Shows the Impact of PBL on Student Achievement

About the Study<p>In our study, we randomly assigned second-grade teachers in high-poverty schools that had low performance on state tests to two …

50 Books Recommended by This Year's TED Speakers | Inc.com

<i>Thank You for Being Late</i> by Thomas L. Friedman; recommended by World Bank president Jim Yong Kim and Martin Ford. Amazon calls it "a field guide to the 21st century."<p><i>Success Through Stillness</i> by Russell Simmons and Chris Morrow and; recommended by Serena Williams. The hip-hop mogul on</i> …

Books

8 Questions to Ask a Potential Financial Advisor | Investopedia

There are many types of financial advisors. Or is it financial planner? Certified financial planner? Investment advisor? Wealth manager? This is …

Retirement

Every Book on Emma Watson's Reading List

Join the club.<p>Like her beloved characters Hermione Granger and Belle, Emma Watson LOVES to read. She loves it so much she started a global, monthly Goodreads book club of feminist texts. She's recruited a team to hide books for people to find all over the world. She once took a year off from acting …

Books

Dale Earnhardt Jr. Proves What Science Says: Marry the Right Person, Be Much More Successful | Inc.com

The person you marry makes a huge difference--not just professionally but also personally. Science proves it's true. I know from experience it's true. And so does Nascar driver Dale Earnhardt. Jr.<p>I'm not saying I know Dale Jr. well. At all. We've only spoken three times. Once for about 20 minutes …

Self-improvement