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Why Change Our Approach to Teaching?

Jennifer Roberts first noticed the difference a few years ago in Geology 101.The course regularly draws 300 or more students a semester, and Roberts, …

Pedagogy

Denver Is Leading The Way In Dismantling The School-To-Prison Pipeline. Here's How.

In middle school, Jhovani Becerra witnessed his classmates get suspended for small infractions like mouthing off to teachers or violating the school dress code. The student from Denver, Colorado, thought such a system was perfectly normal.<p>It wasn't until high school that Becerra, 18, who came to …

7 Metrics For Successful Leaders -- How Do You Measure Up?

Do you consider yourself successful? This question came up during a recent business dinner with a group of leaders, and the collective response caught me off guard.<p>While I simply thought, “Yeah, I guess,” others went on explaining the flaws that hampered their success. Although I considered …

Success

Problem-based Learning Explained for Teachers + 6 Great Books to Read

July 12, 2015<br>Problem based learning ( PBL) is a teaching strategy that involves the minimum amount of direct and formal instruction characteristic of …

The Problem with Professional Development Planning and How Design Thinking Solves It

Here’s the problem with professional development planning: it fails, and when it does, we’re often unpleasantly surprised.<p>When professional …

Design

Marketing tips, marketing help and advice

Bring me your problems: There’s real power in those 4 words.<p>Why?<p>Because everyone has problems. And nobody wants them. <b>That includes your prospective</b> …

Marketing

How to Overcome the Midday Slump

Doing your best work requires focus and energy. But it’s hard to stay focused for an 8-hour stretch. So how can you find the necessary energy to get your work done? How do you choose those precious moments when you think you’ll be feeling your best to do the most challenging work? And what’s the …

Productivity

The Best 10 Android Apps for Project-based Learning

June 30, 2015<p>Project-based learning is one of the best teaching strategies that enhances students learning and increases their engagement with the …

Apps

21 Great Quotes to Read Before Going to Sleep

Everybody loves a good quote, and these words of wisdom can help you settle in for sweeter dreams and better night's sleep.<p>Mood and perspective play a significant role on our mindsets before bed, which can in turn influence our quality of sleep. Think about your own experiences -- is there a …

Sleep

10 Tips for Creating an Agile Product Roadmap

A product roadmap is a powerful tool to describe how a product is likely to grow, to align the stakeholders, and to acquire a budget for the product. …

Product Management

Forget About Meditation. This Simple Practice Can Change Your Life

Your yoga teacher, shrink and shaman all told you that you should practice meditation. You saw Ellen Degeneres endorse TM -- that's Transcendental Meditation for those who've lived under a rock for the past 50 years -- on TV and thought perhaps it was time to invest $1000 in your spiritual growth. …

Meditation

10 Of The Most Functional Foods Which Inhibit Cancerous Tumors

<b>A quick note from our founder-</b><p>Over the past year, my friend Dave at PaleoHacks has been working on a secret cookbook with world-renowned Le Cordon …