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Pre-Service Social Studies Teachers Meet the Lesson Study Method

The Lesson Study Assignment<p>The goal of this assignment is two-fold:<p>To teach interns high-quality social studies instruction<br>• To introduce them to a …

Powering Through the Interview

Applying for a job is a humbling process. You must first convince an unseen human resources manager that your eagerness and competence warrant an …

The Secret To Loving Your Beautiful, Imperfect Life

We all strive for this thing called happiness. But according to Sean Meshorer, author of "The Bliss Experiment," we should instead work to unearth bliss.<p>"Bliss is an inward, authentic form of happiness that isn't contingent on any outward circumstance," the author and spiritual teacher told The …

Google Voice simplifies and enhances the work of innovative educators

Google Voice is a terrific tool for educators. Google Voice gives you one phone number that is tied to you. You can chose to have that phone number …

WTF Is Waze And Why Did Google Just Pay A Billion+ For It?

The tech industry has seen its fair share of acquisition whoppers lately, with Salesforce acquiring ExactTarget for $2.5 billion this month, and Yahoo putting the icing on its acquisition spree by snatching up Tumblr for $1.1 billion. But the news today that Google is buying popular iOS map and …

Developing Exam Skills - Better use of the case study

The case study at the front of your exam paper. A gift.<p>Here, the principal examiner has written you a nice story (or in the case of BUSS2, two nice …

The secret to exam success: puppy love

Students at a Scottish university have begun "puppy patting" sessions in an effort to improve their exam grades.<p>Undergraduates at Aberdeen University will be able to avoid the pressures of study in a special "puppy room".<p>The sessions, part of the exam welfare initiative by the university's …

Professional Development On Your Time, Your Way

As someone who helps develop and deliver professional development to teachers, I've heard lots of reasons why some of the PD schools offer to …

Testing is killing learning

As public school children sit down to take standardized tests, educators explain why they don’t work<p>It's called a "prep rally." This week, New York public school students are taking their standardized tests, in line with the national Common Core Learning Standards. Last week, the principal of my …

Physical activity at school might boost grades, study shows

After passage of the 2001 No Child Left Behind Act, U.S. schools began pushing for higher achievement in reading and math achievement. But as …

Education

Austin Kleon on 10 Things Every Creative Person Should Remember But We Often Forget

Much has been said about the secrets of creativity and where good ideas come from, but most of that wisdom can be lost on young minds just dipping their toes in the vast and tumultuous ocean of self-initiated creation. Some time ago, artist and writer Austin Kleon — one of my favorite thinkers, a …

(Images) 22 Motivational Picture Quotes To Unleash Your Full Potential

We all need a little <i>motivation</i> from time to time. So we have decided to dig deep into the webisphere to reveal to you, a collection of highly</i> …

Motivation

15 Secrets of the Most Successful Self-Learners

For many curious folks, their impassioned yearning to soak up as much of the world’s wonders as possible completely transcends the boundaries of a …

100 Ways to Love Your Wife

100 Ways to Love Your Wife<p>1. Communicate with her; never close her out.<p>2. Regard her as important.<p>3. Do everything you can to understand her feelings.<p>4. Be interested in her friends.<p>5. Ask her opinion frequently.<p>6. Value what she says.<p>7. Let her feel your approval and affection.<p>8. Protect her on a daily basis.<p>9. Be gentle and tender with her.<p>10. Develop a sense of humor.<p>11. Avoid sudden major changes without discussion and without giving her time to adjust.<p>12. Learn to respond openly and …

Weekend Inspiration: 12 Picture Quotes to Make it Happen

Who’s ready for the weekend?! Just because it’s the weekend it doesn’t mean you can’t make big things happen with your life or your business. For …

Maximize Your Happiness By Increasing Your 'Return On Life' - The True Measure Of Wealth

According to Tige Young, Founder and CEO of Tui Tai Expeditions, entrepreneurs should de-emphasize ROI and focus on a more accurate measure of wealth, Return On Life.<p>I became acquainted with Tige, when I was researching examples of exemplary online customer service. In the resulting article, I …

What The Most Productive People Do Before Bed

Sleep is your body’s most important program. Which is precisely why you should hack it.<p>Breaking news: When you’re asleep, you’re still alive–and you’ll probably be alive the next day. So it follows that your circadian style will dictate whether you greet the day like Michael Phelps or a drunk (or, …

Sleep

How To Be More Interesting (In 10 Simple Steps)

<b>How to be interesting (in 10 stupid-simple steps):</b><p><b>1.Go exploring.</b> <br>Explore ideas, places, and opinions. The inside of the echo chamber is where all the boring people hang out.<p><b>2. Share what you discover.</b> <br>And be generous when you do. Not everybody went exploring with you. Let them live vicariously …