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The 9 Steps That Will Help You Learn Anything

Learning new things while maintaining your role as a leader, visionary, and committed worker is challenging, but not impossible.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As an entrepreneur, you’ll be doing a lot of learning -- if you want to be successful, that is. You’ll learn …

Self-improvement

Dating an Overthinker? Here Are 8 Things That Will Always Happen in Your Relationship

Relationships are never meant to be perfect. They are messy, full of emotions, but are always filled with love. When you date someone, you involve …

The Sandwich Effect: Starting and Ending Our Day to Be Our Best Selves

How we show up each day is largely determined by our attitude and outlook. Despite the challenges that we might be facing in the day ahead, what we …

Haruki Nakamura's kinetic paper toys

Kelly Richman-Abdou reports on the fabulous animal puppets made by Haruki Nakamura. Beautifully-animated cartoon surprises—but made of paper!<p>Crafted …

Language Contact

Glossary of Grammatical and Rhetorical Terms<p>Definition<p><i>Language contact</i> is the social and linguistic phenomenon by which speakers of different …

Pit Bull and Piglet BFFs Took to the Streets of California to Show Off Their Awesome Friendship

Police in the City of Fontana, California, recently received multiple calls about a Pit Bull roaming the streets … with a piglet. When police …

Want to Be Much Happier? Science Says Always Do Any 1 of These 8 Things

Greater happiness can be found in unexpected ways. Science says so.<p>We all want to be happier and feel a greater sense of fulfillment. That's why I often write about what happy people do more often, about some of the habits of remarkably happy people, about things to stop doing so you can be happier …

How to be Happy: 10 Habits of Happy People

What makes us happy? Happiness is a concept that differs for each of us and it can be hard to pin down. However, when you’re feeling happy you know …

Happiness

4 common instructional design mistakes

<i>Earlier this week I delivered a webinar as part of Sukh Pabial’s</i> <i>Modern Learner Leader</i> <i>(#MLLeader) programme, but ran out of time while discussing</i> …

If You’re A New Teacher (or Student Teacher) & Looking For Advice, You’ve Come To The Right Place

I suspect tens of thousands of new teachers and student teachers are feeling a combination of nervousness and excitement right about now.<p>They might …

How Teaching Is Changing: 15 Challenges For The 21st Century Teacher

The post How Teaching Is Changing: 15 Challenges For The 21st Century Teacher appeared first on TeachThought. Terry Heick Trends & Shifts …

Want to Be Mentally Strong? Let Go of These 5 Bad Habits Right Now

Build a mindset that will help you stand out and succeed at anything in life.<p>When you're on a journey for weight loss, a career change, to learn a new hobby, or to build your business, it's essential to have your brain in the right place.<p>Without having your mind in the right area, you can easily …

The most important quality in a romantic partner

I've been to a decent amount of weddings, so I've heard all the stuff about perfect couples who stick together through thick and thin, supporting …

Angelina Jolie reveals she had Bell’s Palsy — what is it?

<b>Angelina Jolie (Getty/Fabrice Coffrini)</b><p>The award-winning actress revealed that she has the medical condition to Vanity Fair, but what exactly is it?<p>Alessandra Maldonado<p>July 26, 2017 8:21pm (UTC)<p>In an intimate interview with Vanity Fair, award-winning actress Angelina Jolie opened up about the most …

7 Ways I Make It Easier to Get Up for Early Morning Workouts

I've always preferred working out in the morning. I have so many friends who tell me they want to be morning exercisers “when they grow up," and they …

21 Behaviors That Will Make You Brilliant At Creativity & Relationships

When you see things from multiple perspectives, you realize you can achieve almost anything you want in far less time than you imagined.<p>When you see things from multiple perspectives, you realize you can achieve almost anything you want in far less time than you imagined.<p>Yet, most people have fixed …

10 Strategies To Help Students Use Social Media For Critical Thinking

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6 Questions Students Can Use To Guide Their Inquiry-Based Learning

<b>6 Questions Students Can Use To Guide Their Inquiry-Based Learning</b><p>by <b>Ashley McCann</b><p>Learning through inquiry is one of the most ‘natural’ and organic …

If You Don't Believe in Setting Goals, It's Because You Don't Know How to Do It

You can achieve practically any of your wildest dreams.I have a secret to tell you.<p>I have a secret to tell you.<p>You can achieve practically any of your wildest dreams.<p>It really doesn't matter how big.<p>Suspicious?<p>Doubtful?<p>By the end of this blog post, you won't be. I'm going to break down exactly how …

You Can Reprogram Yourself to Be a Positive Person and You Should

Rational optimists are much more in touch with reality than chronic pessimists.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The end of a relationship or the failure of your business can make you feel negative. <i>Life</i> can make you feel negative. We all have to persevere through …

Happiness

5 Entrepreneurs That Are Shaking Up Education

The children are our future. And these entrepreneurs are investing in their education.<p>You may have sailed through the schooling system with high grades and flying colors. Perhaps you passed up on a college education in favor of dedicating your time and energy to starting your first business. …

Man held after deadly king cobras smuggled into U.S. in potato chip cans

Customs officers made a startling discovery earlier this year while inspecting a package on its way to a Monterey Park apartment: three highly venomous king cobra snakes, each about 2 feet long, hidden in potato chip cans.<p>On Tuesday, the alleged intended recipient — Rodrigo Franco, 34 — was …

Hong Kong

What I Learned Writing 3,000 Words Every Single Day for 4 Years

A lot. I learned a lot.<p>I am a professional writer.<p>Well, I am <i>now</i>. 4 years ago, I was a college graduate with no portfolio and a degree in creative writing. I was working as an entry-level copywriter at an advertising agency. I was living in a tiny studio apartment with no air conditioning on the …

Hope for children with muscular dystrophy after scientists restore muscle strength in dogs

Children with the most common form of muscular dystrophy have been offered hope of living a healthy life after a breakthrough gene therapy was shown to restore muscle strength in dogs.<p>The hereditary condition, which is marked by progressive weakening and wasting of the muscles, affects one in 5,000 …

The 10-minute trick that can help you silence anxious thoughts

Ready to put an end to all that worrying?<p>Have you ever found yourself unable to tackle an important item on your to-do list because you can't silence all the nagging, anxious thoughts running through your mind? Those annoying and uncontrollable mental interruptions can be frustrating, but the good …

8 Google Sheets Add-ons Every Teacher Should Know About

July , 2017 Google Sheets add-on store features a number of educational extensions to use with your forms and spreadsheets to add amazing …

Google

The Golden Lesson: Take A Risk

Reading Time: 3 minutes.Have you ever tried a golden lesson? Golden lessons are lessons where you take risks. These are the lessons where

Teaching

Who Is Really Responsible for Preparing Students for Careers?

We need educators who are conversant in the reality of the workplace. We need counselors and teachers who open doors rather than limit options, we …

High School

5 Questions to Ask Your Students To Start the School Year

Schools are about more than learning; they are about experience(s). They help shape us in our present and future and those experiences stick with us …

Street Artist Shows 'Courage Has No Gender' With Powerful Stencils Of Famous Faces

Meg Zany pays homage to those "who have shattered gender norms to make a difference" in her new project.<p>Los Angeles street artist Meg Zany is using the faces of celebrated people to help break down gender stereotypes, with her new Kickstarter-funded project.<p>Zany plans to paint the portraits of 10 …

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