Chris Horney

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Time Management, Self-Management: Bullet Journaling

Time management is self-management. We all have the same amount of time; it’s what we do to manage <i>ourselves</i> that counts. I became interested in time …

$8,000/Month Apartment Comes With A See-Through Bathroom

14 East 4th Street<p>"Privacy is overrated," says the bathroom at this East 4th Street apartment, which is <b>enclosed by three glass walls</b> (not even frosted, at that) and overlooks the kitchen, living area, and open bedroom. The apartment in the Silk Building off of Broadway is now renting for $8,000 a …

USA school bans prayers and talking about Jesus, even during free time

The US Bill of Rights<p>Apparently, another school in the USA has its own views on speech and religion. Notice the following:<p>November 13, 2014<p>Free time …

Budget Minimalist Apartment Designed for a Young Couple in Israel

Studio <b>Dana Shaked</b> completed the design and development of a highly minimalist apartment in Kfar Saba, Israel. The owners of this home- a young …

Cheesy Creamed Corn Recipe - Celebrations at Home

Shares 1K<p>Every year for the holidays I like to try a new recipe or two, and integrate it with some of my tried and true dishes. I think this keeps …

12 Steps to Get Students Talking

Talking and Listening in Class<br>November 13, 2014 | Volume <b>10</b> | Issue <b>5</b> <b><br>Table of Contents</b> <b></b><p>Share |<p>12 Steps to Get Students Talking<p>Lorraine Jacques<p>As a …

Teaching

How To Leave Work On Time

For many of us, leaving work on time seems impossible. Getting up from our desk, and walking out of the door at the time we are meant to should be simple, but it isn’t. We want to leave work on time, we aim to leave work on time, but yet, we don’t manage it.<p>Day after day, this cycle repeats.<p>So how …

7 Things You (Probably) Don't Realize About Your Millennial Employees

If you’re a manager today, you probably oversee a number of employees from the Millennial generation. But you might not understand how best to recruit, retain, and steer them–and soon they’ll be most of your workforce.<p>In order to better understand the strengths, desires, and motivations of this …

5 Routines To Clear Mental Clutter

Endless distractions are leading us to ruin our health. But giving your mind time to “rest and digest” can reverse the damage.<p>That smartphone in your pocket? It’s nearly doubling the amount of time you spend working.<p>A 2013 survey by the Center for Creative Leadership found that the typical …

Mindfulness

A space for possibilities: 4 lessons all teachers can learn from the arts

“Imagination is more important than knowledge.” – Albert Einstein<p>The importance of imagination goes far beyond the need to improve our economy or …

Evernote And The 100 Year Business Plan: Why Users Love It And Funders Hated It

At 100 millions users and counting, Evernote is the top note-taking application in the world. The company enjoys a revenue curve that any software company would love—a “smile curve” where users are more likely to upgrade to a paid version the longer they use it. But it wasn’t always so rosy. When …

Is the 40-Hour Work Week Dead?

Many of today's jobs now lend themselves to increased work-time flexibility. But which jobs are best for telecommuters and contractors? And do you change recruiting strategies to attract talent for your project-based needs?<p>Advances in technology, mobility and automation have not only made many jobs …

Employment

How A Disgraced College Chain Trapped Its Students In Poverty

Corinthian Colleges lured students to its high-priced courses with the promise of an escape from poverty. But mired in tens of thousands of dollars of debt they will likely never be able to repay, many now feel more stuck than ever.<p>Not long ago, Amber Brown, a student at Everest University, saw an …

From MOOCs to Learning Analytics: Scratching the surface of the 'visual'

The two most prominent trends in education technology, for the moment, appear to be MOOCs and data analytics. While MOOCs are frequently accompanied …

Data Visualization

The Scout Alarm Is Always Prepared To Keep Your Home Safe

I live in a fourth floor walkup in Bushwick, Brooklyn. The building is old — I have to hide from hot water in the shower whenever a neighbor flushes their toilet and my floor is legitimately slanted toward one side of the house. My across-the-hall neighbor has come home to a broken-in, robbed …

Visual: Half-brain Teaching : STEAM Vs STEM

November 13, 2014<br>The age-old debate on the division of the brain into sections each one responsible for a certain set of skills and tasks overshadows …