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Is it a Project or Project-Based Learning?

<i>by Khristina Hunt, DWHS Instructional Coach</i><p>Happy Monday!<p>So maybe you’re faced with the same question that I have had with some assignments — are the …

The Fun Theory 1 – an initiative of Volkswagen: Piano Staircase

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Parents Of Successful Kids Do These 10 Things In Common, Science Finds

An old Proverb says “Wealth gotten by vanity shall be diminished: but he that gathers by labor shall increase.” It is good advice. We probably have …

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Techniques to Help Underprepared Students Learn More

“Instruction is the core of any developmental education strategy,” Thomas Bailey and Shanna Smith Jaggars write in “When College Students Start …

The ways you’re most likely to die, at every age

By Ana Swanson<p>Ana Swanson<p>Reporter<p>Bio Follow<p>Not to be morbid, but what are you likely to die from?<p>Nathan Yau of Flowing Data has created a fascinating interactive chart that shows the answer, according to statistics. Drawing on data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Underlying …

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THE 7 HABITS OF HIGHLY EFFECTIVE PEOPLE BY STEPHEN COVEY - ANIMATED BOOK REVIEW

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The Five Culture Problems That Make People Quit

They say that people quit managers, and not jobs. I don’t completely agree with that. We have plenty of clients who had no particular beef with their direct manager, but they got tired of pushing a rock uphill on the job every day. Here are some of the things they say:<p>“The job was fun for a while, …

7 Long-Term Productivity Habits Of The Most Successful People

Most employees are happiest doing rote work, but highly successful people aren’t most employees.<p>One thing uniting the most high-power leaders with the lowest-level workers is time: Day in and day out, we all have the same amount of it. Where the variation comes in is how we use it. Some of the most …

44 Inspiring John C. Maxwell Quotes for Leadership Success

Being a great leader is all about having a genuine willingness and a true commitment to lead others to achieve a common vision and goals through positive influence. No leader can ever achieve anything great or long-lasting all alone. Teamwork goes hand in hand with leadership. Leadership is <i>about</i> …

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Could Storytelling Be the Secret Sauce to STEM Education?

In the short story “The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas,” author Ursula Le Guin describes a utopian city that has everything people want or need — …

The Number One Demotivator at Work

Apathy in organizations is often a result of a disconnection between what matters to the person and what they’re asked to do. Yet apathy isn’t always …

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A New Technique For Creating More Aha Moments: The Surprise Journal

Make better decisions, turn your assumptions upside down, and kick your curiosity up a notch by starting a “surprise journal.”<p>“One day I started noticing that everyone around me–even some of the smartest people I knew–were wrong about things they believed,” Julia Galef, president of the Center for …

Embrace Conflicts to Enable Better Solutions and Improve Relationships

Last week it happened again. A conflict at the office, nothing really dramatic, however, it sticks in my head like one of those earworms. For me, …

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Lost credits hold back transfer students, study finds

Students are much less likely to earn a four-year degree if they first enroll at a community college. A key reason, according to a newly released …

10 Things Only Lousy Managers Say

God bless the bad managers we’ve struggled under, the toads and zombies who’ve taught us so many valuable leadership lessons (all lessons of the <i>How Not to Lead</i> variety). We still remember those managers years later, with their tempers, idiosyncracies and neuroses.<p>Sometimes it takes years to …

Want to Be More Innovative? Ask Better Questions

When it comes to innovation and leadership, questions can be more powerful than statements, argues author Warren Berger.<p>When so much information is readily available to anyone online, the key to innovation is not gathering more data but rather asking more questions--the ambitious, frame-changing …

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Higher Education Blogs | Blog U

August 16, 2018<p>The Teaching Company, Audible, and the new economics of educational content.<p>August 16, 2018<p>Read more. Write more. Learn more.<p>August …

Four Practices For Leading An Effective Meeting

If you do these four things with consistency at the meetings you lead, you’ll get vastly better results from the investment you are making in meeting …

How To Seize Your Most Productive Hours To Get Things Done

Getting into a flow isn’t easy when so many obligations are grabbing at your prime time. Here’s how to tame the day.<p>It’s standard time management advice: match your most difficult tasks to your most productive times. But what if seizing your most productive hours is easier said than done?<p>I was …

The Top 11 Innovative Workplace Stories Of 2013

By Ariel Schwartz2 minute Read<p>This year was all about turning traditional office models on their head–and occasionally, bringing them back to basics. …

The Most Successful Leaders Do 15 Things Automatically, Every Day

undefined<p>Leadership is learned behavior that becomes unconscious and automatic over time. For example, leaders can make several important decisions about an issue in the time it takes others to understand the question. Many people wonder how leaders know how to make the best decisions, often under …

To Strengthen Your Attention Span, Stop Overtaxing It

The Iditarod dog sled race covers 1,100 miles of Arctic ice and takes more than a week. The standard strategy for mushers had been to run twelve hours at a stretch, then rest for twelve. Either you ran all day and rested at night, or you rested all day and ran all night.<p>That all changed because of …

Struggle Means Learning: Difference in Eastern and Western Cultures

"I realized that I was sitting there starting to perspire," he says, "because I was really empathizing with this kid. I thought, 'This kid is going …