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10 Bests Apps For Principals and Other School Leaders

We’ve scoured the the internet for the best apps for principals. Want to be productive, organized, engaged and connected with your staff? Yes, …

12 Inspiring Videos Perfect For Your Next School Staff Meeting

If you’re looking to energize your staff and challenge them to think outside the box, we have a fresh idea for your next school staff meeting. Kick …

These 5 Brain Hacks Will Help You Become More Grateful | Inc.com

As I wrote my book, "Top of Mind," I spent time studying how brains learn new habits. Specifically, I wanted to explore the science behind training your brain to practice new habits naturally and consistently, making them almost second nature.<p>We can train our brains so that the actions we want to …

Happiness

5 ways highly confident people handle rejection

Uh oh! Dealing with a recent break up? A girl at the bar shoot you down? Didn't get that promotion? Guy of your dreams disappeared suddenly?<p>Rejection can be hard; but it doesn't have to break you.<p>Have you ever noticed how rejection completely debilitates some people while others stride right …

Self-improvement

Too Edgy for the Kids’ Section? | Scales on Censorship

<b>Are there issues with teachers using Netflix or public library resources from Hoopla in a classroom setting? I think it is fine as long as they are</b> …

Teaching

Why jobs of the future won't feel like work

We've all heard that robots are going to take our jobs -- but what can we do about it? Innovation expert David Lee says that we should start …

APIs

3 fears about screen time for kids -- and why they're not true

We check our phones upwards of 50 times per day -- but when our kids play around with them, we get nervous. Are screens ruining childhood? Not …

Kids

The forgotten art of the zoetrope

Artist Eric Dyer spent years working at a computer to produce images for the screen. Longing to get his hands back on his work, he began exploring …

Art

1 Creativity Lesson From the Nobel Prize-Winning Author Who Wrote His Novel in Just 4 Weeks | Inc.com

As an entrepreneur, you're after that one, dazzlingly brilliant idea that will take the world by storm.Truly great ideas are, however, notoriously difficult to come by. They're generated within the deepest recesses of your subconscious mind, far beyond the reach of conscious thought.<p>How are …

Creativity

Mind-blowing, magnified portraits of insects

Photographer Levon Biss was looking for a new, extraordinary subject when one afternoon he and his young son popped a ground beetle under a …

Insects

Microsculpture

10 Einstein Quotes to Fire Up Your Creativity | Inc.com

Einstein was one of the most prolific creators, inventors and scientists in human history. His mathematician's mind was supercharged with creativity and allowed him to see possibilities, not limitations. He was also fueled by an insatiable appetite to discover, explore and indulge his curiousity, …

Creativity

What Happens When Ordinary People Get Creative?

Move over, creative geniuses. Teresa Amabile says the world needs to pay more attention to the creative processes of everyday people, especially in …

Creativity

The Future of Work Is Uncertain, Schools Should Worry Now

The rapidly evolving nature of the workplace has schools struggling to prepare students for jobs that might not exist yet.

The Workplace

Are we offering kids too many choices?

Michal Maimaran was out walking in Evanston when she bumped into her family’s pediatrician and struck up a friendly conversation—a chance encounter that inspired a new research project.<p>Maimaran, a research associate professor of marketing at the Kellogg School, has been studying decision-making in …

Kids

Medical Students Benefit From Studying Visual Art

New research finds observational skills learned at the museum can be easily applied to clinical work.<p>1.7K<p>SHARES<p>A modern physician's job may consist …

Meet the Font Detectives Who Ferret Out Fakery

<b>What does international political corruption</b> have to do with type design? Normally, nothing—but that’s little consolation for the former prime …

Why Weird Experiences Boost Creativity

Creative people think differently. But why? There is no magic bullet or single pill. We all have the potential for creativity, but there are so many …

Creativity

Engineers Use Origami To Inspire Creativity

One of 10 award-winning visualizations from the 2015 Vizzies<p>Hundreds of years ago, a marvel of modern engineering was born: origami, flat sheets of paper folded into lifelike forms. Today, mechanical engineers build on origami principles to make prototype machines that collapse, flex, or unfurl. …

Engineering

The Courage of Creativity

January 11, 2017 by Meghann Robern<p>The origin of “courage” is the French word for heart: “coeur”. To have courage is to live with your heart. Bravery …

How to Unleash Your Creativity

Somewhere along the way, may of us came to believe that we're no good at drawing and we stink at playing the piano. After all, not everyone is the …

Study Explains How Walking Can Boost Your Creativity

It's long been thought that when you need a creative boost, you should step out and take a walk. Now, research published in The Journal of …

Creativity
Creativity

Doing One Creative Thing a Day Leads To A Major Increase In Overall Happiness

Go get your side hustle on.<p>Daydreaming counts. So does cooking. Working out, sketching, writing, painting, the list goes on and on. Pick your side …

Creativity

Are We Working Too Hard? Europe Thinks So.

Every year, I spend a couple of weeks in Europe in the summer. It’s my time to unwind, disconnect, and fully escape my North American existence. …

Creativity

Collaborative Projects Can Work in Any Subject

If we say we want students to become critical thinking life-long learners, we need to provide projects that encourage them to engage in creative …

Science Shows How Creativity Can Reduce Stress

When you're stressed out, try writing a song. It can improve your health.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Earlier this year, we grew anxious and distressed with how immigrants were being targeted with inflammatory rhetoric and discriminatory policies. But, instead of …

Creativity

For A Creativity Boost, Try Listening To This Kind Of Music

(Reuters Health) - Listening to happy music while working may spark the kind of divergent thinking that’s associated with creativity and problem solving, a recent study in the Netherlands suggests.<p>In particular, classical music that ranks highly for positive and energetic qualities, such as pieces …

Creativity

For A Creative Boost, Have A Drink

Ernest Hemingway's most famous advice is "write drunk, edit sober." Although he likely never uttered those words (good rule of thumb: all quotes on …

Creativity