Dan Wikert

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With Michigan’s third-grade reading law looming, parents fear majority of Detroit youth will be held back

Thousands of Detroit children are in danger of being held back a year if they can’t read well enough by third grade, the consequence of a new state …

Education

Resurfacing a Sidewalk is Easy to DIY

A fresh, perfect surface for old concrete and a uniform look for new repairs.<p><b>Sponsored by Sakrete</b><p>I recently replaced a section of sidewalk using …

Home Improvement

Use these tiers to ace your fantasy football draft

The one thing no fantasy team owner can do without at a draft is a list of players, whether it comes in a fancy online app or simply printed out on …

Finally, a Stress-Free Morning Routine for School That Actually Works

The easy morning routine for school that will get your family up, ready, and out the door on time–even on Mondays.<p>No one likes having a stressful …

Time Management

24 Funny One-Liners to Tell at Parties

These corny jokes are guaranteed to get the crowd laughing with – or at – you<p>Most of us aren't stand-up comedians, and we don't walk around with a …

Jokes

16 Exercises That Will Keep You Fit After 40

Fight aging with these moves that work on mobility and balance.<p>Getting older doesn’t mean you have to work out less.<p>In fact, you should probably add <i>more</i> exercises to your repertoire as you age to help you stay spry and prevent injury. David Jack, creator of the Men's Health Muscle After 40 (MA40) …

Workouts

The only 2018 fantasy football draft rankings you’ll ever need

If you ever wondered: Where exactly should I draft a specific player? Well, that is exactly what the draft value quotient attempts to do — point you …

These Three Little Words Are Making You a Negative Person—And You Probably Say Them All the Time

Cut this phrase out of your vocab immediately. Then learn what you should say instead to improve your mood instantly, according to …

How to use the Fantasy Playbook to beat average draft position

Average draft position is a useful tool this time of year. It helps us fine-tune our draft strategy to be able to know, within a reasonable …

You make or break your life between 5-7 a.m.

While serving a humanitarian and ecclesiastical mission at the age of 20, I learned potentially the most important lesson of my life. How you spend …

5 game-changing TED Talks about education

All over the world, there’s growing consensus that our education systems are broken. Here are 5 TED Talks from educators who want to transform how …

'Being a nice teacher works. My pupils like me and I like them. All of them'

“Miss I'm only doing this coz I like you,” droans a student, waving disdainfully at some utterly boring assignment.<p>I think my students like me. …

Teaching

How to train (and rewire) your brain for happiness

Our brains are wired to be negative, but the good news is that you can train your brain to hold on to happiness in a few minutes a day.<p>As we …

2 Trainers Tell Us Why Kettlebells Are Way Better For Fat Loss Than Dumbbells

It's easy to get stuck in a routine of movement when you're working out regularly. As much as you love working out with dumbbells and the barbell, there are so many other things you could be doing at the gym to improve your fitness. We spoke to two different trainers about why the kettlebell should …

It's Time to Let Go of Tired Teaching Habits

By onApril 15, 2018 6:05 AM<p>Guest post by Aric Foster<p>The first time a grading guru told me that points and percentages were unhealthy and perhaps …

Teaching

Burn That Fat And Build Your Strength With This Kettlebell Workout Routine - Fitness & Workouts

Honestly speaking, kettlebells are way better than your dumbbells. Period. They have been proven quite effective for strength training if used in the right manner. One of the many reasons why gym lads prefer using dumbbells over kettlebells is because most of the time they aren't sure how to use …

Exercise

9 Inspiring Quotes From One of the Most Anticipated Leadership Books Ever Published

Marshall Goldsmith, Simon Sinek, Stephen M.R. Covey, Brené Brown and the rest are featured in this important, new book release.<p>Hailed by its publisher as "the most comprehensive and wide-ranging guide on the subject of servant leadership ever produced," the newly-released <i>Servant Leadership in</i> …

25 Dad Jokes That Are All Funny, No Filler

Jokes are funny, but dad jokes are funnier.

Jokes

5:2 dieters lose weight 'quicker' and may have healthier hearts - new study

People on the part-time “5:2” diet lose weight more quickly and are more healthy than those undertaking a consistent, traditional diet, a new study suggests.<p>UK researchers found that 5:2 dieters were able to achieve at least five per cent of their weight-loss target within two months while enjoying …

Best Board Games 2018: 9 ideas to liven up your next gathering | Trusted Reviews

<b>Everyone loves a board game. Even the people who say they don’t. They’re the ones who suddenly get ultra-serious about whether they get to collect</b> …

Board Games

The 25 Best True Crime Books Every Person Should Read

Because nonfiction is often sometimes more terrifying and unsettling<p>For every suspense novel that shocks and awes readers, there are real life stories that make fiction seem tame and predictable. True crime is a loaded genre: The best authors do not sensationalise violence and human suffering, but …

Feet first (Short throw-ins)

by Tony Carr in Practice plans<p>Short throw-ins should be viewed as more than simply a way of restarting play – they’re also a means of keeping …

CreateSpace

Best Apps for Teachers and Educators

Regarded as one of the most important jobs in creating a better future, teaching children is often considered to be a priority for many people. …

12 Weeks to Weight Loss Exercise Program

If your goal is to start exercising and lose weight, this 12-Week Program gives you all the tools you need to start exercising. You'll get:<p>Cardio, …

9 questions the most interesting people ask to cut through small talk

I remember early in my career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to schmooze or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the windbag who dragged on forever, so I learned to be brief, to the point, and …

Share these 20 brilliant ideas with your favorite teachers (and everyone else)

• It’s 2018! Drop the double-negative zero. Let students revise until they get it right. And get your students to deliver TED-Ed Club talks! — Josefino …

Sustainable Development Goals

Our new shooting cards. S/o to @Coachbnelson for making us these. http://t.co/MBKkM8lV4z

I want to start a new feature where I add new drills and plays on a regular basis. Today's drill of the day is a 1 on 2 zig zag dribbling drill that ...

I want to start a new feature where I add new drills and plays on a regular basis. Today’s drill of the day is a 1 on 2 zig zag dribbling drill that …

21 Epigrams Every Man Should Live By | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest article from Ryan Holiday.</i><p>As long as man has been alive, he has been collecting little sayings about how to live. We …

How to Discipline Stubborn, ‘Unpunishable’ Children

You might not be able to control their behavior, but you do have control over what they learn.<p>Parents of strong-willed children have a unique set of …