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Here’s how to get out of a bad mood, according to science

Much like being sucked into a black hole (we imagine), bad moods after arguments can seem like a crushing vortex from which it is impossible to …

Common Core Drives Improvement Across the Curriculum

<i>By Krista Fincke</i><p>Yesterday, the Massachusetts Legislature held a hearing on a ballot initiative that would repeal the Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks, which include the Common Core. The Legislature would instead enact the old Massachusetts standards, and then establish an expensive and chaotic …

Teaching

A Thanksgiving Miracle - SNL

The 4 Hidden Benefits of Exercise (It's Not Losing Weight) and Two Things to Start Today if You Haven't Exercised for Years

<i>Amazing how just 12 months with the right guidance can transform your life</i><p>"If you want to lose weight, eat less, exercise more." They're telling us this for the past 50 years.<p>Nothing changed. Things got worse. Why? Because it's a lie.<p>Exercise burns calories, but it also makes you hungry. Your brain …

Fluffy and Light Vegan Banana Muffins

<i>The following post was originally featured on Delish Knowledge and written by Alex Caspero, who is part of POPSUGAR Select Fitness.</i><p>Healthy Banana Pecan Muffins! You are going to love these fluffy, moist muffins! Perfect for an after school snack or breakfast.<p>If time permitted, I would wake up every …

Vegetarian Chili Recipes to Keep You Warm

Kitchen Treaty<p>Slow Cooker Quinoa, Sweet Potato & Black Bean Vegetarian Chili<p>There are tons of things to love about this gluten-free, dairy-free, …

Cooking

The Value of an End of the Week "Brain Dump"

One of my favorite things to do on a lazy Friday afternoon (when I <i>should</i> be working, but I have a few posts already done in advance and my mind is …

Productivity

Why Crossing the Midline Activities Helped this Child Listen to his Teacher - Integrated Learning Strategies

Nov 05, 2015 951953 views 56 Comments<p>As I think back to the time when I was in kindergarten, I realize how much has changed. What was once naptime, …

How to Turn a Bad Day Around

Let’s face it. Life can be full of frustrations—an argument with your teenager over breakfast, a missed train, or even just a spilled coffee can make you wish you could crawl back into bed. How can you change your mood when you’ve started your day off on the wrong foot? How do you stop annoyances …

Some Children Do Outgrow Autism, But It's Not What You Think

The truth about kids who lose their autism diagnoses.<p>In the largest national study of children with autism to date, researchers examined one of the most mysterious aspects of autism spectrum disorder: that it sometimes simply vanishes.<p>An estimated 1 in 68 children have been diagnosed with autism …

Autism

10 Types of Parents That Teachers Secretly Hate

Most parents are fantastic, but a few always make teachers dream of next summer before the year even begins.<p>Shutterstock<p>My favorite back-to-school …

Teaching

Game Changing Phrase That Will Teach Your Kids To Try Any Food You Put In Front Of Them.

If you are banging your head against the kitchen island because of the whines, complaints or flat out refusals to eat your (surely excellently prepared) home cooked meal, then I want to teach you this game changing phrase and exactly how to use it.<p>Phrase: "This is not my favorite."<p>As in, "I don't …

6 Things Super Productive People Do Every Day -- and It Doesn't Involve Checklists

<b>It's all about mind over matter.</b><p>by Stacy Adimondo, for Rodale's Organic Life<p>PHOTOGRAPH BY MARIANNA ARMATA/GETTY<p>Where there's a will, there's a way, but that's just half the battle. Research shows that true and sustained productivity means staying the course to accomplish goals, and it takes more …

5 Ways to Learn and Remember Absolutely Anything | Inc.com

<i>What learning strategies do "quick learners" follow? originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question.</i><p><b>Answer by Alessio Bresciani, strategist with 15 years of experience in digital and mobile, on Quora:</b><p>Your question is a great one. And it forced me to reflect about the things I have …

Learning

Nobody Cares How Hard You Work

As you sink into the couch, or slide onto the barstool, at the end of an exhausting workday, it’s hard not to experience the warm glow of …

Northern Europe

As A Student, I Wish You Knew.... #iWishStudent

Well, the conclusion of my "I Wish You Knew..." series is here. This has been such a learning journey for me to hear from administrators, then …

As A Student, I Wish You Knew.... #iWishStudent

Well, the conclusion of my "I Wish You Knew..." series is here. This has been such a learning journey for me to hear from administrators, then …

13 Common Sayings to Avoid

I've narrowed my list to 13 representative items. Some of these are related to control issues, others to motivation, and still more to management. …

It’s time we dispelled these myths about autism

These four misconceptions about autism are damaging and in desperate need of debunking, says Steve Silberman.<p>The history of autism is, in part, a history of myths: of myths enshrined as facts by medical experts, of myths shaping societal attitudes towards a highly complex condition, and eventually, …

Autism

Finding Emotional Balance: Are You an Over or Under Regulator?

<b>Two Styles of Emotion Imbalance</b><p>Many people think that an imbalance in emotions (emotion dysregulation as we call it in psychology) means excessive and over emotionality and impulsive behavior. This is one manifestation, where there is a state of under-regulation. The difficulty here is more …

Emotional Intelligence

25 Websites Other Than Social Media To Upgrade Your Life

Have you been spending too much of your time on social media recently? Is that making much of your internet usage wasteful? Social media can be so …

Learning

7 Habits That Force Your Mind to Stop Worrying | Inc.com

Worrying can get the better of almost anybody. Work stresses, personal concerns, and sometimes even irrational thoughts can seep into your mind and interfere with your ability to concentrate on ordinary tasks. Unfortunately, stopping those worries isn't easy--there's no "off switch" that can shut …

Mindfulness

Corporate mindfulness is bullsh*t: Zen or no Zen, you’re working harder and being paid less

Mindfulness matters, but make no mistake: Corporations are co-opting the idea to disguise the ways they kill us<p>Mindfulness has become a household word. Time magazine’s cover of a youthful blond woman peacefully blissing out anchors the feature story, ‘Mindful Revolution.’ From endorsements by …

10 Strategies to Improve Your Morning Routine

<i>By Laura Gaskill, Houzz Contributor</i><p>With the first weeks of school underway, and most adults settling back in to work (however grumpily) after vacations, mornings are bound to be more hectic. From searching for missing shoes, backpacks and important papers to remembering all of the minute details of …

How to Be More Productive with Your Time

Life is hardly fair. We’re all dealt different hands, and everything from the country you’re born in to the school district you’re assigned can …

How We Survived 5 Weeks in Spain with Kids

This summer, our family spent five weeks traveling around Spain. The four of us visited Madrid, Granada, Sevilla, Valencia, and Barcelona, spending about a week in each city. Now, we are not exactly new to the whole extended family travel situation, but, nonetheless, even for us, traveling with …

Watch out for your own fixed mindset, Carol Dweck tells teachers

Carol Dweck, the respected academic behind the “growth mindset” theory that has taken education by storm, has warned teachers to be aware of their …

Pedagogy

How to Set Goals and Meet Them: 8 Steps for Success

Are you having a hard time achieving your goals? It can be easy to lose sight of the bigger picture when you’re wrapped up in the busy day-to-day of …

Motivation