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Uncovering Templates, the Hidden Gem of Evernote

One of the advantages of Evernote is flexibility. When you get a brand new account, it comes as an empty vessel to fill up with your ideas. That …

Productivity

How to Build a Custom 5'x8' Reach in Closet for Less Than $50!

Introduction: How to Build a Custom 5'x8' Reach in Closet for Less Than $50!<p>I've been wanting to build a custom closet for a while now but have never …

Wooden Cheese Knives

Introduction: Wooden Cheese Knives<p>About: If you like simple solutions then here you can find some of my crazy ideas. More About StephanP1 »<p>The blade …

What It Takes to Become an All Project-Based School

Here are a few of the statistics New Tech has gathered from their schools: students graduate at a rate six percent higher than the national average …

The email habits of Tim Cook, Bill Gates, and 16 other successful people

That suffering increases exponentially when you're the leader of a company.<p>So how do busy people manage their overwhelming inbox flux?<p>We looked to top executives like Tim Cook and Bill Gates for some answers:

How Turning Math Into a Maker Workshop Can Bring Calculations to Life

It might have been the banana piano. Or perhaps the bongos, made from lemons that students had plucked from the citrus tree at school. Elizabeth …

Teaching

5 Simple Ways To Get Awesome Company Culture In 2017

Let’s cut to the chase: engaged employees are … awesome. They’re more productive and innovative, and because they like working with your company, they reduce costs related to recruiting and hiring. In the competitive world of business, savvy entrepreneurs know that having an engaged workforce is …

Employee Engagement

New to #PBL? Here is a graphic that breaks down the difference between projects & PBL #PBLChat https://t.co/IqZSj6n3Lp

How To Identify The Most Dangerous Person In Your Company

If you’ve read this column for a while, you’ve probably noticed that I’ve made a lot of mistakes. I tell people that intelligence is learning from your own mistakes.<p>This means intelligence is painful, and it often leaves lumps and a bruised ego.<p>Wisdom, on the other hand, is learning from other …

Time I

5 Emerging Trends in Project-Based Learning

*originally published by the Buck Institute for Education http://www.bie.org/blog/5_emerging_trends_in_project_based_learning<p>Over the last six weeks …

Bringing Inquiry-Based Learning Into Your Class

The Types of Student Inquiry<p>The Types of Student Inquiry are a scaffolded approach to inquiry in the classroom, one that gradually increases student …

Ep. 61 Teaching Math Through PBL

...<br>Author informationDrew Perkins|The post Ep. 61 Teaching Math Through PBL appeared first on TeachThought.

Mathematics

Ditching Traditional Grades & My Online Grade Book

Last year, I began experimenting with standards-based grading and wrote a blog titled “Grading for Mastery and Redesigning My Gradebook.” My goal was …

Pedagogy

Ten Non-Standard Ideas About Going Back to School

I had a colleague who spent most of August sorting books into leveled baskets, going steady with the laminating machine, and running up colorful …

Teaching

Make This: 5 Upgrades for Your Welcome Mat

Is the first thing your guests see when they walk up to your front door a worn-out welcome mat? Make a good impression with one of these DIY wooden …

DIY

How to Use Evernote as a Bullet Journal

Advertisement<p>There is no shortage of calendar and to-do apps out there. All of them are competing for your attention on every platform imaginable. …

Crafts for Men

With the temps warming up, it is most certainly time to get mouths a-watering for barbecue season. Whether gas or charcoal, most of us have a …

10 Gmail Plugins That Improve Email Productivity

If you’re using Gmail and overwhelmed by emails (who isn’t?) you’ll want to download these immediately.<p>Gmail is one of the most popular email services with more than 500 million users, so chances are pretty good that you’re one of them. But are you making the most of your email account? Many of us …

Reduce Your Stress in Two Minutes a Day

Bill Rielly had it all: a degree from West Point, an executive position at Microsoft, strong faith, a great family life, and plenty of money. He even got along well with his in-laws! So why did he have so much stress and anxiety that he could barely sleep at night? I have worked with Bill for …

7 Deck Building Tips

Techniques for building decks, stairs and railings<p>Construct a simple jig with a 5 x 12-in. piece of plywood and a scrap 2×4 cut to the width of your …

The Shaving Wars Get Cutthroat With Three Wildly Different Brand Campaigns

In the neck-and-neck business of disposable razors, Gillette, Harry’s, and Dollar Shave Club offer three distinct personalities.<p>The world of men’s razors has changed a lot in recent years. Technological innovation used to mean things like “Now there are four blades on a single razor for you to cut …

What Education Technology Could Look Like Over the Next Five Years

A survey of schools around the world reveals what schools could look like, trends in personalized learning, the role of teachers and challenges to …

Education Technology

25 Books Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg, and Other Top CEOs Recommend | Inc.com

Successful CEOs never stop learning. Personal growth is almost as important as hard work in building a winning business. Many entrepreneurs accomplish this through workshops, conferences, and even a few continuing education courses. However, for a busy entrepreneur, being away from the office for a …

Self-improvement

20 Classroom Setups That Promote Thinking

<b>20 Classroom Setups That Promote Thinking</b>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b>This is part 1 in our #iteachthought campaign. This is our equivalent to “back to …

Pedagogy

Redefining Teachers with a 21st Century Education ‘Story’

Getty<b>By Thom Markham</b>The world’s top performing organizations achieve their goals by offering a rich blend of culture, work, and engagement that …

Pedagogy

10 of the Coolest (and Weirdest!) New Travel Apps for the Apple Watch

It's launch day for the Apple Watch! Check out our favorite apps—from incredibly useful to lovably odd—from the latest batch of trendy downloads.

Apple Watch

What Project-Based Learning Is -- and What It Isn't

For Terronez, the goal is to always connect classroom learning to its applications in the outside world. He's found that when the project is based in …

Podcasts that will make you smarter

"This American Life" host Ira Glass, comedian and "WTF" host Marc Maron, and comedian and "This American Life" contributor Mike Birbiglia.Michael Buckner/Getty<p>The massive success of last fall's "Serial" true crime podcast and this year's "WTF" podcast interview with President Barack Obama marked a …

How Opening Up Classroom Doors Can Push Education Forward

Opening one's classroom to public scrutiny isn’t an easy thing to do. “In order for us to get more people involved, some of us are going to have to …