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30 behaviors that will make you unstoppable

A lot of people are good at what they do. Some are even elite. A select few are completely unstoppable.<p>Those who are unstoppable are in their own …

Motivation

You can find anything on Craigslist. I found my obsession, my worst nightmare.

<i>This story is part of a series called</i> <i>Craigslist Confessional</i><i>. Writer Helena Bala has been meeting people via Craigslist and documenting their stories for over two years. Each story is written as it was told to her. Bala says that by listening to their stories, she hopes to bear witness to her</i> …

Relationships

Scaffolding Questions to Develop Deeper Understanding

Over the past couple of months, I have been working with a variety of schools and districts in the role of a coach. Most of this work is focused on …

Pedagogy

This 100-Year-Old To-Do List Method Promises Maximum Productivity

When you’re writing your to-do list, it’s tempting to write down all the tasks you might <i>possibly</i> get done the following day. But where do you even …

7 Reasons the Best Employees Quit, Even When They Like Their Job

To win at being the best company, you must first win over your best employees.<p>Losing a great employee is a terrible thing. There’s the expense of …

Employee Engagement

Eat 'Miracle' Carbs to Shed 10 Pounds in 5 Days

New Yorkers are buzzing about a “miracle carb” diet — and soon the whole world should be buzzing with them. Why? The approach, dreamed up by …

Gorgeous solar-powered Colorado home produces almost all its own energy

Sustainability and a love for nature inspired Colorado-based CCY Architects’ design of the gorgeous Starwood Residence. Set on a ridge line, this …

This Dynamic Web Design training bundle will get you building websites in no time

Building websites isn’t as hard as you might think, especially once you understand the basic languages of web development. With this Dynamic Web Design bundle, you’ll understand crucial web dev foundations and how it could open impressive doors career-wise for your future. Right now, you can grab …

Design Zen: How Drawing Can Boost Your Creativity & Happiness

On the heels of the Presidential election and with major holidays approaching, many of us are stressed out. To make things worse, access to the 24/7 …

5 Breakfast Rules to Follow if You’re Trying to Lose Weight

Is your a.m. meal helping—or hurting—your weight-loss efforts?<p><i>This article was written by Maggie Finn Ryan and provided by our partners at</i> Prevention.<p>We're all familiar with <i>that</i> kind of morning. You know, the one where you wake up late, peel out the door in a hurry, and grab a muffin at the nearest …

Nutrition

70+ Free Web Design Resources You Never Knew Existed

by Bradley Nice, Content Manager at ClickHelp.co<p>No matter how creative and knowledgeable you are in web design, you cannot come up with the best web …

Using Apple Teacher for Professional Development

Programs like these help educators understand not just the nuts and bolts of a particular tool, but how to use it to reach their instructional goals …

Welcome to Fit Nutrition and Health

Runners, cyclists, swimmers, wrestlers, boxers, bodybuilders -- they are all athletes. Athletes seem to operate at a level higher than us, mere …

Secrets of People Who Are Always Full of Energy

You know who I'm talking about. The people who show up at the office bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, every day, like clockwork. They're the ones eating …

25 Best Websites to Learn New Skills Online

You're reading 25 Best Websites to Learn New Skills Online, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying …

Best snacks to eat late at night

Dinner is over and you’re getting ready for bed—but your stomach is wide awake. While health experts often advise avoiding late night snacking entirely, if you’re genuinely hungry late in the evening you shouldn’t feel like your only option is to tough it out until morning. Choosing a light and …

How To Pick A Lock With Just A Hairpin

Editor's Blog Photo credit: NightHawkInLight/YouTubeWe’ve all seen the movies where a lock is poked around with a hairpin and the door miraculously …

10 Science-Backed Ways to Become a Happier Person

A boatload of research offers practical advice you can use to start being happier today.<p>Science has landed a probe on a comet hurtling through space, wiped smallpox from the face of the earth, and split the atom. Surely research can come up with a few ways to make humans happier.<p>Thanks to the …

Four neuromyths that are still prevalent in schools – debunked

It is no surprise that many teachers have an interest in neuroscience and psychology since areas such as memory, motivation, curiosity, intelligence and determination are highly important in education.<p>But neuroscience and psychology are complex, nuanced subjects that come with many caveats. …

The Brain

How to Transition In-person Training to eLearning

Based on many factors (budget, geography, maintenance, resources, scalability) you may be considering the transition of in-person training content to …

What is innovative leadership?

In 2014, I wrote about the “8 Characteristics of an Innovative Leader“, and listed those characteristics as the following:• Visionary<br>• Empathetic<br>• Models …

Forget resolutions—use these nerdy lifehacks to make life a little better in a lot of ways

It’s New Year’s. You want to set goals, and achieve them. But, realistically, you’re probably not going to. Researchers find that anywhere from 40% to 8% of Americans who set New Year’s resolutions successfully stick to them.<p>The problem is that people often aim to completely overhaul their lives, …

14 apps that will help you stick to your New Year's resolutions

Thankfully, there are apps to help you keep on track.<p>We combed through Apple and Google's list of the best apps of the year, along with Business Insider's own reviews and Tech Insider's App 100, to pull together a list of 14 apps that will help you reach your goals a little faster.

Apps

How to keep your New Year's resolutions

<b>(CNN) —</b> The New Year is a time when many people pause to take stock of how they live their lives and set goals for how to do better. Yet more often than not, New Year's resolutions fall to the wayside as the holidays fade and the hustle and bustle of everyday life descend upon us once more.<p>Why? How …

How to Keep Your New Year's Resolutions, According to Science

Don't rely on willpower - it won't work.<p>Learn Spanish? Finally quit smoking? Become a better cook? Whatever you've decided to achieve next year, you …

10 Top Programming Languages For Learning To Code

Everyone wants to learn how to code, but what is the best entry point? Here are 10 top ways to check "programming" off your skills life-list.<p>1 of …

Vicky Saumell - Turning homework into an effective learning opportunity

Homework is a complex issue with many factors affecting its success or failure. To begin with, homework is usually loaded with negative connotations. …

What Is the Cost of a Bad PowerPoint Presentation? Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

Posted on November 8, 2015<p><b>What is the cost of a bad PowerPoint presentation?</b><p>What is the cost of a bad PowerPoint presentation? How much money is lost …

Infographics

Google Released This Wonderful Documentary to Inspire Students to Learn Coding

November 2, 2015<br>CodeGirl is an inspiring documentary realized by Google’s Made with Code initiative in partnership with the renowned documentarian …

Education Technology