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A Meeting Agenda Guide That Actually Works (Infographic)

Running a meeting isn't always easy. However, this guide will make them a piece of cake.<p>Meetings can go two ways: They can end up being hour-long slow-talking processes that rarely cover what they needed to cover, or they can be productive, to-the-point collaborative get-togethers that solve …

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New Kids' and YA Books: Week of May 21, 2018

Here we round up new and forthcoming children’s titles, including a YA novel about a teen facing life after high school, a picture book about a whale …

Four Questions for Alison McGhee

<i>Alison McGhee is a prolific author of picture books and novels for children, young adults, and adults. In her new YA novel,</i> What I Leave Behind,</i> …

8 Epic Ideas for Ending the School Year

1. Make a Top 10 List<p>Dave Burgess suggested having kids make their Top 10 list of what they had learned during the school year. (Think David …

How to immediately refresh your brain to restore high-level thinking

Mental clarity can escape anyone.<p>Surely even Einstein and Shakespeare had their moments. It happens.<p>It’s your ability to recover that matters.<p>You can …

7 Ways to Avoid Losing Credibility

It is not uncommon for us as educators to share our disappointments when we find ourselves dealing with certain situations that cause us frustration. …

These Psychological Thrillers Will Have You on the Edge of Your Beach Towel

Summer, otherwise known as psychological thriller season, is almost upon us. Since we can't wait to hit the beach with a gripping read in one hand …

Is Now The Best Time Ever to be a Writer?

The gates to writing and publishing are virtually unguarded. This has never happened before in all of history.<p><b>However…</b><p>Despite this writing hardly …

Writing

New Kids' and YA Books: Week of May 14, 2018

Here we round up new and forthcoming children’s titles, including a YA novel about the Bosnian war, a stormy Ohio story, the conclusion of a …

20 Facts That Will Shatter Your Conception Of The World

Ever wonder what vibrators were actually invented for?

Infographic: Nine Ways To Focus And Calm Your Wandering Mind

<b>Daydreaming is known</b> to be a great booster for creativity, but at other times, buckling down and focusing on one’s work is vital to getting things …

Mindfulness

'I'm Sorry' Can Undermine Your Career. Here's What to Say Instead

When "I'm sorry" becomes overused, it gets tuned out -- and so do you.<p>We all make mistakes. From minor ones like mispronouncing someone's name (which, depending on the person, could be a big deal) to major ones like making an expensive misguided hire, every single one of us can remember the …

Teachers kept quitting this Indianapolis school. Here’s how the principal got them to stay

When Jeremy Baugh took the helm as principal of School 107 three years ago, staff turnover was so high that about half the teachers were also new to …

Only 17% of people can correctly answer the world's shortest IQ test — see if you're one of them

• <b>A three-question logical assessment is said to be the world's shortest IQ test.</b>• <b><br>The quicker you answer the question, the higher your IQ is.</b>• <b><br>Only 17% of</b> …

IQ

If These Totally Real Tweets About Parenthood Don't Make You Laugh, You're Probably Not A Parent

"Sorry for what I said while I was raising children."

Bill Gates says he's 'obsessed' with this new website — here's why

Bill Gates is well known for sharing his favorite books, but now the billionaire philanthropist has revealed his latest obsession is a website, one …

Here’s how much you need to save each month to be a millionaire in 10 years

Becoming a millionaire isn't the challenge it once was. In fact, you may already be on track to reach seven figures by age 67.<p>But what if you want to …

Now This Is VERY Intriguing: Students & Teachers Can Now Create Their Own Google Virtual Reality “Tours”

I’ve previously shared a lot about Google Expeditions, the virtual reality “field trip” tool (see The Best Resources For Finding And Creating Virtual …

Grades and Test Scores Don’t Matter. A Love of Learning Does.

My daughter probably would be shocked to discover what I truly think about grades.They don’t matter all that much.The other day she brought home a …

7 Agonizing 2-minute Workouts That’ll Torch Every Muscle in Your Body

You can’t step foot in a gym these days without hearing rabid talk about the VersaClimber. Thanks to the excruciating full-body workout it provides, …

Why Talented People Don’t Use Their Strengths

If you watched the Super Bowl a few months ago, you probably saw the coaches talking to each other over headsets during the game. What you didn’t know is that during the 2016 season, the NFL made major league-wide improvements to its radio frequency technology, both to prevent interference from …

How to Improve Your Grammar as a Writer

Grammar invokes passion. For some grammar sticklers, seeing a comma or apostrophe missing, or a sentence without subject-verb agreement, can make …

The Gates Foundation And Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Want Your Ideas On The Future Of Education

The two social-impact organizations are extending a public invitation for collaborations on research and development to benefit students and educators.<p><i>This story reflects the views of this author, but not necessarily the editorial position of</i> Fast Company<i>.</i><p>Imagine a world where scientists at medical …

May Writing Challenge: Teach The World A Thing

The Writing Cooperative’s 2018 Writing ChallengeWrite a how-to articleWe all know the internet is littered with trash — ads, trolls, scams, hate, …

In education, you can choose to remake yourself — or be made by others

<b>Tara Westover:</b><p>During my first semester of college, I raised my hand in a class and asked the professor to define a word I didn’t know.<p>The word was …

According To Science You Are More Likely To Develop Heart Disease If This One Thing Is Missing At Work

Change this behavior before it's too late<p>I've written about the ever-evolving landscape of leadership and how it's changing over time. But it turns out you'll be saving more than just projects and revenue by enhancing your leadership in the workplace...you'll be saving the health of your …

This NFL Star With a $12 Million Contract Just Gave the Best Career Advice You'll Ever Read

His life is radically different. But his advice is universal.<p>Maybe you're into the NFL. Maybe you're not. That's cool; the league is facing some challenges for sure.<p>But I've come across some career advice from a pretty successful NFL star that rings as true as anything I've ever read, and I'd like …

The many lies told to teachers

I love to share great teacher writing with you, and that’s what always comes from Susan Barber, who chairs the English department at Northgate High …

Warren Buffett and Bill Gates agree this is one of the best books out right now

If you're in search of summer reading suggestions, billionaires Warren Buffett and Bill Gates have you covered.<p>On Monday, the two men, along with …

You CAN Write a Publishable First Novel: 10 Do's and Don'ts

<i>Not every first novel is a practice novel.</i><p><b>by Anne R. Allen</b><p>It’s a sad truth that most first novels never see print. Editors call them “practice …