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25 Ways to use Google Forms in the Classroom (with examples!)

Google Forms is one of my favorite classroom tools. But here's the deal - most teachers aren't taking full advantage of what Google Forms has to …

Education Technology

' Too many teaching methods are based on myths and assumptions – it's time to wake up to reality'

I always take pleasure in seeing teachers being celebrated for their hard work and contribution. Although I was travelling for much of World Teachers …

Pedagogy

The 10 best sci-fi shows on Netflix

Hoping to banish all memories of the 1998 big-screen dud, Netflix has premiered its long-awaited remake of Lost In Space.<p>Early reviews suggest that …

Science Fiction

4 Questions Every Great Leader Should Be Able to Answer

By documenting what they expect from employees--and what employees can expect from them--CEOs diminish confusion and create a culture of continuous improvement.<p>Most entrepreneurs--especially new ones--charge into leadership with a cloud of aspirational adjectives ("inspiring," "benevolent," …

Leadership

How To Clean Your Overwhelmed Gmail Inbox (By Hand)

Image: iStock<p>There comes a time when enough is, quite simply, enough. I had been putting off the task of organising my sprawling Gmail inbox for …

Apps

Low-Carb and Sugar-Free Coconut Cake Recipe

Nutrition Highlights (per serving)<p>Calories 217<p>Fat 15g<p>Carbs 45g<p>Protein 19g<p>Nutrition Facts<p>Servings: 12 (1 piece each)<p>Amount per serving<p>Calories<p>217<p>% …

Dessert

5 Clean-Eating Meal-Prep Recipes You Can Make Once and Eat All Week

We love clean eating. But cooking for hours? Not so much. Problem solved: Presenting five lean (but flavorful) big-batch recipes you can cook once …

Cooking

What Steve Jobs, Venus Williams, and the Dalai Lama Have to Say About Focus (Hint: It's Really Important)

Is your mind wandering off again? This will inspire you to find your focus again and get going.<p>Anytime is a good time to spring into action. But making the decision to get work done, start that project, or pursue that dream is only half the battle. You will need a deep reserve of commitment and …

Motivation

3 Ways to Declutter Your Mind So You Can Focus on the Things That Matter Most

Getting rid of the mental clutter makes room for the things that really matter.<p>Researchers estimate you have about 60,000 thoughts each day. And many of those thoughts involve thinking the same things over and over again.<p><i>I never have enough time. I have nothing to wear. I look stupid. My house</i> …

Self-help

Bookmark This Low-Carb Shopping List for Your Grocery Trip

Carbs have gotten a bad rep. We put the blame of unwanted weight gain solely on this particular type of food and go to extremes to try to curb the …

Reconciliation amid racism: Is it possible on the Prairies?

Indigenous leaders recommend revisiting the treaties, the justice system and the word 'reconciliation' itself<p>Max FineDay felt an unspeakable rage and …

Free Platform Lets Teachers Find and Share Their Favorite Resources

It was a bittersweet moment for Ashley Lamb-Sinclair as she walked away from her middle-school classroom for the final time last year, flicked the …

Education Technology

How Reading Novels in Math Class Can Strengthen Student Engagement

Every January, Nashville teacher Joel Bezaire reads <i>The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time</i> aloud to his students. Sounds pretty standard, …

Teaching

6 Simple Habits That Are Scientifically Proven to Make You Happier

Very small changes can have a very big effect on your emotional outlook.<p>There's a lot to be said for being happy. It makes you better at your job, healthier, likelier to have good relationships, and can even extend your life. Plus, if you've tried being happy and unhappy, then you already know …

Happiness

If You Read These 9 Books on Leadership, You Probably Don't Need a Mentor

While no aspiring leader's bookshelf is complete without a copy of Sheryl Sandberg's <i>Lean In</i>, there are literally hundreds of other books on the topic …

5 Great Google Drive Extensions for Teachers

After we have seen how to use Google Drive to collaborate work among various participants, we are sharing with you this collection of handy Chrome …

Google

The 25 Best Chrome Extensions for Gmail

These Chrome add-ons turn Google's webmail client into an ultra-powerful service.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate …

Weight Loss and Fat Loss Supplements That Work

That’s why we have spell-check, password retrieval systems, and “Are you sure you want to delete?” prompts. The reinforcements, though they sometimes …

21 guaranteed ways to beat diet plateau and speed up weight loss

January is nearing an end - and, like countless other Birmingham residents, you may have started the month looking to lose a few pounds.<p>You may …

​How to Get Rid of a Headache Without Medication | Men’s Health

5 Natural Ways to Cure Your Headache and Stop It From Coming Back<p>Give these a try to give the over-the-counter meds a break<p>Getty Images<p>Throbbing head, or feel like your skull is in a vise? You’re certainly not alone.<p>According to the World Health Organization, about half the general population has …

This Simple 5-Minute Activity Will Help You Fall Asleep Faster | Inc.com

If you toss and turn in bed each night, you're not alone. One-in-four of Americans struggles to get to sleep or stay asleep, according to pollsters, and the CDC claims an equally large percentage of us fail to get even six hours of sleep a night. No wonder we collectively spend something like $45 …

Time Management

This site makes browsing Netflix simple again

Tired of spending more time trying to find something to watch on Netflix than actually watching stuff? Flixable aims to fix that.<p>We've all been there. You sit down for movie night, open Netflix and start looking for something to watch. And you keep looking. And keep looking. And you look until you …

Televisions

26 Books That Are Being Made Into Movies and TV Shows in 2018

The new year brings the usual spate of movies and TV shows adapted from books, offering a variety of thrills. Some are historical, as in <i>The Little</i> …

Entertainment

Want to Increase Your Happiness This Year? Science Says 1 Rare Habit Truly Stands Out | Inc.com

Positive psychology has got me hooked. This explosive field's body of research is telling us that if we desire a life of happiness, and if we truly want to experience its psychological, physical, and social benefits, we need to train our brain to the "positive." This can only be done through …

Happiness

How to Pack High-Protein Mason Jar Salads For the Week

• Popsugar<br>• Health & Fitness<br>• Meal Prep<p>High-Protein Mason Jar Salads<p>How to Pack High-Protein Mason Jar Salads For the Week<p>Shares<p>Colourful chopped veg and …

Healthy Eating

Can't Get a Good Night's Sleep? Do This 1 Thing to Sleep Like a Baby | Inc.com

As others work on their time management skills in order to complete more tasks during the day, perhaps you may be working on improving your sleep schedule. It's not, of course, that you're lazy -- in fact, prioritizing sleep is a lot like prioritizing your career. When you sleep well, you increase …

Sleep

Marvel's Agents of SHIELD Stars on Why the Time Is Right for THAT FitzSimmons Moment

We were on set for that big event in "Fun & Games"<p><i>Full spoilers for Marvel's Agents of SHIELD's winter premiere, "Fun & Games," continue …

Comics

Walk yourself fit: how striding out could transform your body

You walk every day without giving it a thought, but what if you could unlock a better, fitter, stronger you?<p>• Plus scroll down for step-by-step instructions<p>“Some people walk like this.” Joanna Hall, sports scientist, one-time TV fitness guru and now walking expert springs off to demonstrate a walk. …

Yoga

Dr Rangan Chatterjee's 4 Pillar Plan: Why 'exercise snacking' beats the gym

<i>In the third stage of my 4 Pillar Plan , I explain how regular little bursts of activity could be better for you than a tough workout</i><p>We’re designed to be active, yet modern life sees us sitting for hours on our commute before chaining us to a desk for another eight. Physical inactivity is one of …

Exercise