Eric Heide

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9 Ways to Make Learning Irresistible

True story. The bell rang and nobody moved. <br>They were completely focused, totally engrossed. They probably didn't even hear the bell because they …

We’re faced with the same dilemma, today, that people have struggled with for years: how do we fit all the tasks we have to complete into our day? No matter how much we have to do, we should still try our best to complete it all in one day, even if it seems impossible. We […]

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Time Management

Argumentative Writing Unit: Grades 7-12

This classroom-tested unit will take you and your students through the process of planning, drafting, revising, and polishing an argumentative (or …

How I Use 'Check For Understanding' Questions In My Teaching

<b>How I Use ‘Check For Understanding’ Questions In My Teaching</b><p>by <b>Dan Henderson</b>, Author of That’s Special: A Survival Guide To Teaching<p>As adults we often …

3 Things You Will Always Find In A Happy Person's Home

Have you ever wondered what makes a happy person tick? Like, how can someone be happy <i>all</i> the time?! It’s because their entire life radiates around …

15 Surprising Things Productive People Do Differently

I recently interviewed over 200 ultra-productive people including seven billionaires, 13 Olympians, 20 straight-A students and over 200 successful entrepreneurs. I asked a simple, open-ended question, “What is your number one secret to productivity?” After analyzing all of their responses, I coded …

Time Management

The One Poisonous Thing That Really Prevents Success

It's easy to get caught up in thinking that you have a million things to do before you can even start. This is wrong. Flat out wrong. Dead wrong.<p><i>What are some things that hold people back from being successful? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions</i> …

"Never Touch Things Twice"

Keeping productive is as much about maintaining your momentum as it is about managing your use of time. You’re better off finishing everything you …

Cat Tames Cone of Shame, Uses it to Her Advantage

YouTube Link<p>This Swedish kitty named Mine has been subjected to the cone of shame after having surgery, but she has no shame in her game. Mine …

Here's How To Actually Start Exercising Again

Don't be afraid.

4 Steps to Getting Pregnant Fast

Once you’ve made the big decision to start a family, you probably don’t want to wait, right? If that’s the case, then start planning <i>now.</i> That’s …

See All 26 Letters of the Alphabet Spelled Out in Stunning Space Photography

A: Utah’s Green River doubling back on itself—a feature known as Bowknot Bend—photographed by an astronaut from the Inte<p>... VIEW MORE<p>NASA

50 Thoughts That Can Motivate You to Do Anything

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Motivation can be hard to come by, especially in the face of challenges or difficult work. When you're thinking about implementing that new idea, or starting that new company or beginning that new regimen -- this is the new year, after …

Motivation

9 Strategies Teachers and Leaders Should Add in 2016

A 2013 article in Forbes Magazine suggested that only 8 percent of people follow through on their New Year's resolutions because they are often too …

Teaching

A Harvard psychiatrist says 3 things are the secret to real happiness

Psychiatrist Robert Waldinger is the director of the Harvard Study of Adult Development, one of the longest and most complete studies of adult life ever conducted. Waldinger described some of the secrets to happiness revealed by the study in a recent TED talk.<p>The study followed two cohorts of white …

Psychology

A teacher explains what teachers really do all day

In a speech at a Campaign for America's Future event, National Education Association president and teacher Lily Eskelsen Garcia gave a rousing explanation for what the teaching profession entails.<p>After starting the speech by saying teachers needed to educate politicians on what the typical teacher …

Teaching

It's Time to Stop the Teacher Guilt

After grabbing paperwork and checking out a school vehicle, my conference period was nearing an end. My last stop was the bank. Approaching the counter, I hurriedly pulled out the school check and my driver's license.<p>"I guess you're taking your students to another competition. Are you gone pretty …

Teaching

(Video) Motivation On Steroids

One of the best <i>Motivational Videos</i> Created.<p>Muhammad Ali had an insatiable desire to prove to the world that he had greatness within and that everyone …

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Here Is A Must Have YouTube Tool for Teachers

December 2, 2015<br>ViewPure is absolutely an excellent tool for teachers and students. It allows you to watch YouTube videos in a clean and …

This Map Shows Just How Long Travel Took 100 Years Ago

You might have battled queues, delays and cancellations while you travelled over the holiday weekend, but be grateful you’re travelling in 2015 when …

Here Is A Wonderful Digital Storytelling Tool for Students

December 1 , 2015<br>Little Bird Tales is an excellent educational app to use with students to create presentations, narrate a story, and record …

Education Technology

4 Self-Defeating Attitudes That Stand in the Way of Happiness

<b>“Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.” ~Unknown</b><p>I grew up believing that nothing I did was ever good enough, and this is something that I still …

25 Of The Best Resources For Teaching With YouTube

Dec 03, 2014 - safeshare.tv - 2906<p>Not only does SafeShare.TV remove distracting and offensive elements around YouTube videos, but it also allows you …

Florida Teacher Starts Each Day Complimenting Students One by One

In classrooms across the country, the school day almost always starts off with some kind of routine. Announcements, a run-through of the day's …

An Open Letter to Mark Zuckerberg About Education, From a Former Classmate

Dear Mark,<p>You probably don't remember me, but we were students together at Phillips Exeter Academy 15 years ago. I was a lower (sophomore) when you were a senior, so our paths didn't overlap much, but I do believe we had one class together -- Latin with Mr. Morante.<p>I'm writing for two reasons: …

A plane passenger asked a teacher a kind of rude question about her job. She responded eloquently!

It's annoying when people mistakenly think your job is really simple.<p>Most people's lines of work are more intricate and multilayered than those who …

Education

21 lifestyle changes to make if you want to save more money

When it comes to getting rich, the formula is simple: Spend less and save more.<p>That's easier said than done. To save a considerable amount of money, you have to make more than an intermittent effort. You have to make a lifestyle change.<p>What kind? We rounded up 21 lifestyle changes anyone can make …

Personal Finance