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Basisonderwijs lesmateriaal

Taalverhaal.nu<p>Continu doorontwikkelen<p>Continu ontwikkelen we Taalverhaal.nu door. Zo ben je zeker dat je altijd met actueel materiaal werkt. Met de …

What know-it-alls don’t know, or the illusion of competence

One day in 1995, a large, heavy middle-aged man robbed two Pittsburgh banks in broad daylight. He didn’t wear a mask or any sort of disguise. And he …

Psychology

10 Platforms You Can Use To Host Your Online Courses

E-learning market size was valued over $165 billion in 2015 and is likely to grow at over 5% from 2016 to 2023, exceeding USD 240 billion.<p>If you are looking for a profitable side hustle, creating and self-publishing courses might be a good idea. It’s a great solution for busy learners and a great …

Education Technology

Four Books That Will Turn You Into A Practical Thinker

Life is complicated. And I find it fascinating that people tend to make it even more complicated by not thinking practically.<p>One of the things that …

Self-improvement

A new theory promises to unlock your body’s full potential—and is actually scientifically sound

Today tens of thousands of people are discovering that the environment contains hidden tools for hacking the nervous system. But no matter what they might be able to accomplish, they’re not superhuman—the fortitude they find comes from within the body itself. When they forego a few creature …

Deeply

5 Indispensable Shop Tools You Can Make Yourself

On Jeremy Fielding’s YouTube channel, he runs through five work-a-day shop tools that he made himself. These stands, filters, jigs and guides save time, space, and make the work go easier and safer. Here is the video tour of the tools followed by each of them broken out and explained.<p>5-in-1 …

Sketchbook: Chain Grip

<b>A</b> pawl on the stemhead roller acts like a ratchet—it lets you pull chain in, but prevents it from running out while you have a rest. In waves, let a …

Sailing

The Cognitive Steps To Success

Work is draining. It takes a lot of cognitive brainpower to be productive.<p>I’m sure you’ve experienced it, where you spend time working on Project X …

The Must-Read Brain Books Of 2016

The best of the brain books in 2016 featured deception, empathy, placebos, gaming, algorithms, microbes and that little voice in your head. Whether touching on psychology, neuroscience or the mind more broadly construed, the eight books on this list are top reads in a genre always popping with new …

Books

The Best Indoor Plants to Clear the Air, Literally

Plants bring a new dimension of liveliness into the home, varying in their beauty, adding much-needed color, and interplaying beautifully with the …

Plants

Why You Should Try Meditating While Running (and How to Do It)

Yes, you can get your Zen on while getting miles in. Here are nine tips for making your next run extra-serene.<p>I’m running down Kelly Drive in Philadelphia on an unseasonably warm fall day, my purple sneakers softly thudding against the ground. As I run, I notice a young boy skateboarding on the …

7 Must Read Books For Entrepreneurs

Confucious once said, you cannot open a book, without learning something. How true this is.<p>I love reading, everything from the business book to the …

Books

The Greatest Science Books of 2016

From the sound of spacetime to time travel to the microbiome, by way of polar bears, dogs, and trees.<p>I have long believed that E.B. White’s abiding wisdom on children’s books — <i>“Anyone who writes down to children is simply wasting his time. You have to write up, not down.”</i> — is equally true of …

Books

The Case for Silence While You Work or Study

The Mozart Effect suggests that listening to some types of music can help with certain mental tasks. However, there’s a case to be made for working …

The Brain

Why Losing Control Can Make You Happier

By Raj Raghunathan<p>Human beings have a deep-seated desire for certainty and control.<p>Several studies show this need serves at least two important purposes. First, it helps us believe that we can shape outcomes and events to our liking. That is, the more in control we feel, the more efficacious we …

7 Ways You Stress Yourself Out

Experts gave us insight into practices you may think are harmless—but are in fact disrupting your peace of mind.<p>Robin Hilmantel, <i>Life by Daily Burn</i><p>I …

Self-improvement

The New Science of Willpower: Can Self-Control Really Get Used Up?

Does willpower have a limit?<p>For more than 15 years, psychologists believed the answer to that question was clearly yes. Indeed, a whole line of …

Psychology

If ambition is ruining your life, you need to read Thoreau

Henry David Thoreau is the self-help guru I needed — and that America needs.<p>Henry David Thoreau has a likability problem. With dismaying regularity, my students find him to be a scold, a killjoy, and a hypocrite. Those who appreciate what he has to offer are few and far between, most aligning …

How to read a book a week

In February, I read Belle Beth Cooper’s <i>Fast Company</i> piece “How I became a morning person, read more books, and learned a language in a year,” which listed the four steps to assuming a new hobby: set small goals, focus on one new thing at a time, remove obvious barriers, and build the new routines …

The Irony of Focus: Why Doing Only One Thing Actually Lets You Do More

In my article series on ultralearning, one commenter wrote to me that he has trouble picking a project because there are just too many things he …

Procrastination

The Easy Daily Habits 24 Executives Say Give Them an Edge

You might be surprised at the routines these high achievers swear by.<p>The most successful people I know share some common traits. They're confident, hard-working, astute with money, and health conscious. They also stick to certain routines proved over time to work. Check out these quotes from 24 …

Exponential Finance Conference

Come November: 5 Books to Understand the Modern World

It’s summer, which means beach books, blockbuster movies, and putting our brains in airplane mode for three months, right? Maybe so, but remember, fall will be here sooner than we’d like, and with it an election that promises to be historic regardless who is victorious at the ballot box. Now that …

Religion

Required Reading for July, 2016: From Tong Wars to Siracusa

Every month, Signature combs through the upcoming releases across nonfiction and literary fiction to provide a look at the most exciting titles rounding the bend.<p>The dog days aren’t over just yet, so churn out that Vitamin D while you can and slip into one of the many stories coming out this July, …

Books

20 Easy Life Hacks That Will Make You Wealthy

Stop blaming failures on bad luck.<p>Many people strike it rich by just making one smart career move, investing in the right stocks or even inheriting a …

Five Pro Tips To Beat Procrastination Every Time

Experts take aim at our penchant for putting things off and help us get back on a more productive track.<p>The pursuit of productivity in the workplace has become its own national pastime. Success is often synonymous with the ability to squeeze the maximum amount of productivity out of each day. As …

This Is How To Easily Improve Your Body Language: 4 Proven Secrets

What is your body language telling others about you?Last week I wrote about how to read other people (you can check that out here.) But being able to …

Body Language

If you can't imagine things, how can you learn?

We know some people can’t conjure up mental images. But we’re only beginning to understand the impact this “aphantasia” might have on their education<p>Never underestimate the power of visualisation. It may sound like a self-help mantra, but a growing body of evidence shows that mental imagery can …

The only technique to learn something new

The other day I threw everything out. Everything. I threw out all my books (donated). I threw out all my clothes.<p>I threw out old computers. I threw …

Jack Kerouac

This Is How To Make Good Habits Stick: 6 Secrets From Research

We all want to get to the gym, be more productive, be kinder to our loved ones… and then we don’t do it. Why?Well, building solid personal habits can …

Self-help