Jason Martin

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Healthy Trader Joe's products nutritionists swear by

These are the TJs products dietitians can't live without.<p>As a dietitian, it’s my job to make eating well easy and accessible for people. And as a busy working parent, I need fast, nutritious solutions myself! The beloved grocery store Trader Joe’s does this so well, so I decided reach out to …

Healthy Eating

The Best Podcasts to Listen to Now, According to 9 It Girls

If there’s any takeaway from the continuous rise of podcast culture, it’s the enduring appeal of the human voice. Sure, we date via swipe and shop with a click, but nothing can compete with the simple pleasure of a great story. But with hundreds of thousands of titles on offer, it can be …

Resilience Is About How You Recharge, Not How You Endure

As constant travelers and parents of a 2-year-old, we sometimes fantasize about how much work we can do when one of us gets on a plane, undistracted by phones, friends, and <i>Finding Nemo</i>. We race to get all our ground work done: packing, going through TSA, doing a last-minute work call, calling each …

10 Proven Ways To Grow Your Brain: Neurogenesis And Neuroplasticity

Scientists once thought the brain stopped developing after the first few years of life. But new research has shown that the brain can form new neural pathways and create neurons even in adulthood (Neuroplasticity and Neurogenesis).<p>Exercise for 30 minutes per day or meditation stimulates the …

The Brain

Redirecting

Looking for a TEDx Talk? Find it on the TEDx YouTube Channel!<p>You are being re-directed<p>Why the re-direct?<p>We are in the process of re-thinking the way …

The science of forgiveness: “When you don’t forgive you release all the chemicals of the stress response”

<b>(altanaka via Shutterstock)</b><p>Researchers are studying how we can let go of our grievances and live a healthier life. Here’s how it works<p>Megan Feldman Bettencourt<p>August 24, 2015 2:26am (UTC)<p>From “Triumph of the Heart: Forgiveness in an Unforgiving World”<p><b>The Burn Surgeon: How Anger Can Impede Healing</b><p>In …

How to Avoid 4 Mental Blockers That Can Sabotage Your Career

<i>This story originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p>You may not realize it, but your brain is working against you.<p>Think about it: How many times have you tried to focus in a meeting, only to succumb to a burning desire to check your Instagram?<p>Or how about the time you were told to come up with 10 new …

How an oil engineer created Auto-Tune & changed the music industry

Before inventing Auto-Tune, the software that would change the music industry forever, Andy Hildebrand was a research scientist in the oil industry.<p>Working for Exxon Production Research and then Landmark Graphics, a company he co-founded, Hildebrand developed software for processing data from …

How Does Multitasking Change the Way Kids Learn?

Concern about young people’s use of technology is nothing new, of course. But Rosen’s study, published in the May issue of <i>Computers in Human …

Do You Have Captive Value?

I just recently wrapped teaching my annual Women's Leadership course at the Hult International Business School here in San Francisco. By design, the course delves deeply into Gender Intelligence, Social Capital, and Strategic Influence. As I've shared in past posts, pursuing a leadership path, …

Leadership

TIME Tech 40: The Most Influential Minds in Tech

Leah Busque is an American entrepreneur and co-founder and CEO of TaskRabbit, a wildly popular online platform that connects users who need a job …

In Teaching Algebra, the Not-So-Secret Way to Students' Hearts

She also found that struggling students improved the most when their interests were taken into account. “We picked out the students who seemed to be …

3D Printing in the Classroom: 5 Tips for Bringing New Dimensions to Your Students' Experiences

Science & Engineering | Feature<p>Advice from a middle school science teacher who uses 3D printing to help students learn design, production and …

Research into Practice

Dan Pink: How Teachers Can Sell Love of Learning to Students

In fact, the business world has a lot to learn from educators: what motivates people, how to inspire people to perform well. But educators can also …

Take Back Control of Professional Development

When professional development plans are driven by the major changes in the field, it can feel as if yet another local and individual decision has …

Redefining the Writing Process

The last session I am attending is “Redefining the Writing Process” with Beth Holland and Samantha Morra. Beth highlights the idea we all have about …

The New Classroom: A Vessel for Innovation

When people walk into my classroom -- renamed The Hive Society -- they aren't quite sure what they've entered. There are no textbooks, there is not one single desk, there are no stock motivational posters with children in neon eighties garb, no signs telling students to turn off their voices. …

Three Trends That Will Shape the Future of Curriculum

Add to that sites like the <b>Khan Academy</b>, a collection of thousands of <b>YouTube</b> videos that teach everything from calculus to the French Revolution, …

Creating RSA Animate Style Videos

Over the last few years, I have been entertained and informed by RSAnimate videos. You can view one here,<p>Recently, I noticed a blog post on twitter …

The Case For and Against Homework - Educational Leadership

Homework is typically defined as any tasks “assigned to students by school teachers that are meant to be carried out during nonschool hours” (Cooper, …

Study: To The Human Brain, Me Is We

A new study from University of Virginia researchers supports a finding that’s been gaining science-fueled momentum in recent years: the human brain is wired to connect with others so strongly that it experiences what they experience as if it’s happening to us.<p>This would seem the neural basis for …

Facebook

There are people out there who provide constructive criticism and I thank them.<p>Then there are people who criticize solely because it makes <i>them</i> feel …

Benjamin Franklin

20 Ways to Create a Healthy Faculty Environment

<b>2. Look at a calendar</b> Teachers are expected to engage multiple senses when presenting information, faculty meetings should be no different. Spend 5 …

Pre-school

The Dos and Don'ts for Integrating iPads

Our freshman and sophomore students all had iPads (wands) and some of the teachers would have them looking up information, collaborating on an app, …

10 Ways To Spice Up Faculty Meetings

Faculty meetings of late have been transformed from discussing bulleted agenda items to interactive and collaborative learning sessions. Utilizing …

Inquiry Learning Vs. Standardized Content: Can They Coexist?

So how can you, as a teacher, help move the dialogue forward? First, you can focus on becoming a highly-effective project based learning (PBL) …

It’s all about building culture

I have been mulling over the theme “reconciling standards with 21st century learning” for a few weeks now, or to be honest, for the last sixteen …