Zach Machtdesbaeren

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8 Principles to Keep in Mind to Reach an Unprecedented Level of Productivity

Being a leader of a company or organization is certainly a difficult and often frustrating position – but it can also be tremendously …

How to Use a Simple Pocket Notebook to Improve Your Life

It’s really hard to believe, but I have to say that one of the most—and possibly <i>the</i> most—profound changes I’ve made in my life over the last several …

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8 Proven Ways to Close the Achievement Gap

April's mother was in drug rehabilitation and her father was in jail. Her eyes looked to the ground and she rarely uttered a word. At the time, I was a sophomore in college and was serving as April's mentor, but I feared that we might never develop a close relationship.<p>We struggled through our …

Why Agnosticism Probably Doesn't Mean What You Think It Means

Teacher's Viral Resignation Letter Has Strong Messages About Education Today

"I will not subject my child to this disordered system."<p>A Florida teacher's viral resignation offers a strong message about the state of education today.<p>On October 23, special education teacher Wendy Bradshaw posted the resignation letter<p>she gave to the Polk County School district in Florida on …

18 Ways to Start Your Workday Successfully

How you handle the first 10 minutes of your workday can largely determine how productive and effective you’ll be the rest of the day.<p>“Getting off on …

Why Was 5 x 3 = 5 + 5 + 5 Marked Wrong?

Many people have been asking about this viral math problem where a student is asked to use the repeated addition strategy on 5 x 3. The student is marked incorrect for responding 5 + 5 + 5 instead of 3 + 3 + 3 + 3 + 3.<p><i>It seems a little absurd, doesn't it?</i><p>Math grading today...<p><b>Equals Versus</b> …

The continued relevance of Freire’s Pedagogy of the Oppressed

Following several conversations with recently qualified colleagues, it is alarming to me that many young educators have neither come into contact …

23 Proven Strategies to Get Through Any Hardship - and Thrive

Nobody sets out in their life to fail, get hurt by others or get ill, go bankrupt, take on massive debt, take punches from the world until they …

Work On Passion Projects: A Smooth Week Work

Share<p>Tweet<p>9. Work On Passion Projects<p>Getty Images<p>Few people have a “dream job.” Sure, you could have a great boss and be happy with the work you do, but most people aren’t lucky enough to be paid for doing what they truly love, and that’s fine. The weekend is your time, and you can use it to pursue …