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The "No Teacher Left Behind Act"

<b>The Every Student Succeeds Act may bring a breath of fresh air to teachers that need it most.</b><p>High off the rush from defending the galaxy, Dan Adiletta finishes playing the video game Halo on the snowy afternoon of Martin Luther King Day. Though it is a holiday from school, Adiletta has work to do …

5 Fantastic Paper Planners to Keep You Organized

Sitting around with a bunch of girlfriends this weekend, I discovered that all of us have ditched our phone organizers in favor of paper ones. …

8 Ways To Declutter Your Home

Over the years here at Lifehack, we’ve discussed plenty of apps that you can use to improve your overall productivity.<p>There are certain ones that …

Four scientific ways teachers can cope with stress

From basic mediation exercises to learning to say ‘no’, there are many simple changes teachers can make to improve their physical and mental health<p>The pressures of teaching can be difficult to manage and it can sometimes feel like you have no time to switch off. So if you ended last year feeling …

Mental Health

Your parenting is the problem: We spend more time and money on parenting than ever — but we are getting worse

<b>(IAKOBCHUK VIACHESLAV via Shutterstock)</b><p>Your kids only eat fries? Run the show at home? It’s on you: “Let kids decide” switched adult authority to children<p>Leonard Sax<p>January 17, 2016 12:00am (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “The Collapse of Parenting: How We Hurt Our Kids When We Treat Them Like</i> …

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14 Dollar Store Buys That Can Organize Your Entire Home

Why Trust Is A Crucial Ingredient in Shaping Independent Learners

"Trust, then, is simply a bet, and like all bets, it contains an element of risk," DeSteno writes. Removing filters, changing device policies and …

How to be a moderately successful person | Emer O’Toole

Being highly successful sounds stressful, so I’m sharing these closely guarded secrets to allow you to muddle along just fine<p>Right now, across the internet, approximately 12m articles purport to share the secrets of highly successful people: 2016 is a new year, and if you simply restructure your …

Success

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How to Choose the Perfect Color — The Feng Shui Way

The meanings of the hues in this ancient practice are fascinating.<p>Choosing a room color is never an easy decision. Do the hues make you happy? Do they work with the size of the room? Do they flatter you? So, yes, you might balk at Feng Shui as yet another consideration in the paint aisle.<p>But when …

Feng Shui

6 Education Stories To Watch In 2016

<i>Claudio Sanchez is the senior member of the NPR Ed team, with more than 25 years on the education beat. We asked him for his list of the top stories he'll be watching in 2016.</i><p><i>Claudio Sanchez is the senior member of the NPR Ed team, with more than 25 years on the education beat. We asked him for his</i> …

Education

Rightsize… Right Now! The 8-Week Plan to Organize, Declutter & Make Any Move Stress-Free

Out of all the big stressors in life, having to move tops the list for many people. Whether you’ve lived in your home for a few decades or less than …

The New Year's Resolution Every Teacher Should Make

In a week, we'll see tons of prominent store displays and ads stacked with weight loss shakes, protein bars and supplement pills. That's because, year after year, losing weight and getting in shape are among the top New Year's resolutions. Inevitably, around February, many give up on that goal, …

Los Angeles

The 10 Skills Modern Teachers Must Have

There’s been a lot of talk recently about what it means to be a learner in the 21st Century. Earlier this year, we put together a guide with skills …

8 Home Decor Trends We'd Like To Leave Behind In 2015

We're lookin' at you, chevron.<p>Ever looked in your closet and thought, "Why was I so into those trendy Birkenstocks, graphic tees and mom jeans?" We're having similar thoughts about our home decor Pinterest boards. The year that passed gave us a lot of great decorating material -- the gallery wall, …

Exploding The Myth Of 'Unengaged' Students

Jordan Shapiro drew a lot of attention this year with his four misconceptions about the future of education. As with much of his work, he tries to take a cattle prod to the conventional education narrative.<p>In an era of highly polarized ed debates, Shapiro doesn't fit neatly into any of the …

Temple University

Snow Shoveling: Tools, Techniques, and Tips to Save Your Back

When buying a new snow shovel, common sense says that the larger the shovel scoop, the quicker the work. But that doesn’t mean you should …

How Gratitude Literally Saved My Life

I remember being told in church during the midst of my depression that ingratitude was the greatest of all sins, and that God expected me to be happy and to praise Him every day of my life. Perhaps there was some real love behind these messages, but I certainly didn't feel it at the time. It felt …

7 Lessons I'll Teach My Daughter Someday

<i>Written by Nicole Xiques</i><p>I don't think anything can truly prepare you to be a mother, or a parent for that matter. There isn't a set of instructions that shows you how to love, protect, and guide your children in this world. All you have are the experiences life taught you and an immeasurable amount …

It's time to say No to our pampered student emperors

The Rhodes statue row can be blamed on a generation raised to believe that their feelings are all that matter<p>The little emperors have grown up. The babies of the late 90s – mollycoddled by their parents, spoon-fed by their teachers, indulged by society – have now reached university. Some of the …

North London

Philip Hensher: How a teacher’s rebuke taught me to stop apologising

My coil pot was awful. But my self-denigrating attitude was worse. It was liberating to realise that it needn’t be like that<p>I can’t even remember his name. He was a student teacher on whom the second year of Lydgate middle was being inflicted. This would have been in 1975. Lydgate middle school had …

30 Products That Will Help You Embrace Your Inner Cat Lady

Or inner cat dude.<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a small share of sales from the links on this page.</i>

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21 Superb Tricks That Will Add a New Dimension to a Small Apartment

Lots of stuff, too little space: this is, unfortunately, a problem that almost every household comes up against at some point. There’s nowhere to …

20 Things Parents Need To Quit

Parenting experts spend a lot of time helping parents learn what to do. But we don't spend enough time teaching parents what to stop. There are a lot …

The New Wreaths: 7 Totally Sophisticated & Surprising DIY Holiday Wreaths

Toss out the tinsel and the mistletoe. These are not your mother's holiday decorations. If you're looking for a wreath that's more "now" than "1994," …

Just the facts: Rote learning is wrong.

Memorization expert Anita Acai on how to unlearn all those bad study habits you developed in high school<p>If you think the workload in high school is …

Pedagogy