Chuck Hollis

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Back to School with G Suite: 6 Activities for the Classroom

The post Back to School with G Suite: 6 Activities for the Classroom appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Around the U.S., teachers are gearing up …

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How To Use Kanban To Become Insanely Productive: A Short Guide

Are you searching for the perfect productivity system?<p>First the bad news: It doesn’t exist. You’re going to have to do the work no matter what system you use.<p>Now the good news: Kanban is an easy-to-use and -learn system that can help avoid feeling overwhelmed by those endless To Do lists.<p>Let’s dive …

Project Management

Google Launches New Feedback Tool ‘Course Kit’ to Eliminate Assignment Uploads

Do your school’s students submit their school assignments by uploading PDFs or other files within a learning management system? If so, a new tool …

Education Technology

How to Encourage Creative Problem-Solving: The Finnish Model

<i>Editor's Note: Janet English,</i> <i>Academic Coach for El Toro High School in California</i><i>, spent six months in Finland on a</i> <i>Fulbright Distinguished Award in</i> …

Free Flexible Tool Helps Users Build Infographics

Easel.ly Think critically, share creatively with infographic-creation tool Pros: Great templates and flexible features let students learn through …

How Technology Can Address Maslow’s Hierarchy Of Needs

<b>How Thoughtful Technology Integration Can Address Maslow’s Hierarchy Of Needs</b><p>by <b>Jackie Gerstein</b><p><i>For specific training and professional development</i> …

Eight things great teachers do differently

Teaching is one of the most important professions in society and touches every aspect, of every community in the world in some way. … Read the rest

Teaching

12 Ways to Upgrade Your Classroom Design

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How to Be More Professional | Art of Manliness Podcast

We live in a time of hype and self-aggrandizement. But my guest today argues that what the world needs more of are <i>quiet professionals</i> — people who’s …

You can take Google's Machine Learning Crash Course for free now

Google’s new ‘Machine Learning Crash Course’ is now available and it’s free for everyone. If robots are coming for your job this class will prepare you for your next one.<p>This same course has been taken by more than 18,000 Google engineers, and this is the first time it’s been made available to the …

The humble office-supply item that can explain humanity’s imminent doom

In 2018, the word “algorithm” has become an evil agent.<p>Facebook’s algorithm sells our fear and outrage for profit. YouTube’s algorithm favors conspiratorial and divisive content. We’ve anthropomorphized the word so much that Gen Z children might start checking for algorithms under their beds.<p>But …

Artificial Intelligence

School Shootings Put Teachers in New Role as Human Shields

TAMARAC, Fla. — The shooting was all over, but the emotional reckoning had just begun, and so on Saturday the teachers of Broward County packed their union hall to discuss what it meant to have become the nation’s human shields.<p>“Last night I told my wife I would take a bullet for the kids,” said …

The 4 Types of Problem-Solvers (and Why Knowing Which One You Are Will Make You More Successful)

There is more to motivation than ambition and work ethic. Learn how to recognize and maximize key drivers for business success.<p>Entrepreneurs are typically highly motivated individuals. Driven and ambitious, they see the reward in taking less predictable approaches and embracing routines that stray …

10 Travel Essentials For Any Successful Solo Trip

Hear us out: The solo trip is not something to be feared, it's something to be embraced and celebrated. Aside from not having to deal with someone …

Instagram alerts people when you screenshot Stories, here's how to stop it

<b>Update 09:00 UTC, June 15:</b> Instagram has revealed it is no longer notifying users when someone screenshots their Stories. Read more here.<p>Forget about taking screenshots when creeping on your friends’ Instagram Stories: the Facebook subsidiary is making changes to its app – and it will now notify …

Social Media

Limiting Your Child’s Fire Time: A Guide for Concerned Paleolithic Parents

According to the most recent cave drawings, children nowadays are using fire more than ever before. And it’s no wonder: fire has many wonderful applications, such as cooking meat, warming the home, and warding off wild animals in the night. We adult <i>Homo erectus</i>, with our enlarged brains and …

Want a Side Hustle That'll Actually Make You Rich in 2018? Read This Book Now

Time to make that paper.<p>The podcast Don't Keep Your Day Job with Cathy Heller showcases creatives who make a living doing what they love. It tells the stories of people who have figured out how to pursue their life's purpose and get paid for it (it was also, incidentally, the #1 podcast in the "New …

It’s Not A Coincidence That Innovative Cities Become Very Unequal

A new study finds that as people in cities file more patents, the gap between rich and poor in those cities starts to increase.<p>Three decades ago, San Francisco was a mostly middle-class city. On a map of inequality at the time, most neighborhoods show up as either middle-income or low-income. By …

5 Non-Confrontational Ways Leaders Keep Their Followers Accountable

Keeping your team accountable without being overbearing can be hard; it doesn't have to be, though.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I make an amazing peanut butter and jelly sandwich.<p>Seriously.<p>It's out of this world.<p>When I teach people my technique, they usually thank me …

Cream Cheese

How to use Movies Anywhere to stream your film collection on every device

Your digital purchases now work across Amazon Video, Apple, Vudu, and more<p>Disney has created the buy once, watch everywhere movie service that consumers have always wanted. The company has managed to rally support from a number of major Hollywood film studios — Paramount and Lionsgate are the major …

11 Trips That Will Actually Change Your Life Forever

Sometimes you have to go on the right journey at the right time: a road trip after a break up, a honeymoon (even, a divorce – WHY NOT?), or a …

‘My quitting teaching had very little to do with the kids and everything to do with the grown-ups’

It took 24 years of marking dog-eared exercise books, resolving "friendship issues", planning lessons (and then planning new ones as the entire …

10 things to try after you install iOS 11

What to do after you upgrade<p>iOS 11 is available, officially, today. It's coming to every iPhone and iPad made in the past few years, and chances are, you're going to upgrade. When you install it on your iPhone, you'll find that some things are very different than what you're used to, but the core …

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“How Much Brain Damage Do I Have?”

John Urschel of the Baltimore Ravens was the only player in the N.F.L. simultaneously getting a Ph.D. in math at M.I.T. But after a new study came …

In 'Frankenstein Dreams,' Everything Is Possible — And Also Terrifying

<i>Genevieve Valentine's latest novel is</i> Icon.<p><i>"I have the soul of an explorer, and in nine of ten cases this leads to destruction."</i><p>-- Mary E. Wilkins Freeman, "The Hall Bedroom"<p>In 1835, a series of "scientific" articles appeared in the <i>New York Sun</i> describing recent revelations about the moon and its …

An Introduction to the Spiritual Disciplines | The Art of Manliness

“The meaning of earthly existence is not, as we have grown used to thinking, in prosperity, but in the development of the soul.” —Alexander …

Spirituality

School District’s Gender Neutral Dress Code Finally Gets It Right

Thanks to student activism, this school district has changed its outdated dress code policy<p>School dress codes are often a “hot topic” throughout the …

Among the hundreds of TV shows airing this fall, don’t miss these four

There are literally hundreds of TV shows debuting or returning between now and the end of the year. You can’t—and shouldn’t—watch all of them. No sane person would even try.<p>But most of us can manage a few (especially when they’re bingeable). That’s why we sorted through all the upcoming fall shows …