Mouktar Ahmed Omar

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Productivity
Productivity

Introducing a Free, Simple Project Management Plugin for WordPress

Finding a good project management solution is damn near as hard as finding the love of your life. If you’re already in love with WordPress, or …

Free GTD Software to Organize Tasks and Projects

Free GTD software on your computer or mobile device can give you more control over your tasks and your life. Achieve stress-free productivity with …

Time Management

16 Amazing Time Management & Tracking Tools

<i>Advertisement</i><p>Time management is to evaluate how you’re spending your time. You should make up a list of your duties, starting with the most important …

Social project management tools: Conversations, tasks in one place

Project management software provider Clarizen has combined enterprise project management with social engagement...<p>in a new version of its …

Project Management

Bitrix 24 giveaway – Free web based project management software

Need a solid web based project management software to help coordinate your web design projects among team members? You are in luck as we are giving …

Smooth Project Management with Bunker

Project management can be a pain. It can also be something you look forward to. I’m a firm believer in the notion that if one has the right tools, a …

Grafire - Project Management, Time Tracking & Invoicing With 1GB Space

If you’ve ever fallen in love with a project management tool only to find that the free version doesn’t exactly fulfill all your wild dreams or that …

15 ways to boost self confidence and love the way you look, according to scientists

Women in America are really unhappy with their weight.<p>About 84% want to lose weight and 34% say that what they eat or how much they weigh is interfering with their happiness, according to Happify— a website and app that uses games and tasks based on scientific studies in positive psychology to make …

Happiness

Happiness Is a Superpower

I heard something in a dialogue recently. One character was complaining about being unhappy, and the other character replied, “You have a misguided …

Happiness

How Major Weight Loss Impacted These 4 Couples’ Love Lives

<i>Kelly Lost 115 Pounds in About Two Years</i><p><b>The good:</b> "When Kelly and I both decided that we needed to lose weight, we really motivated each other to keep making healthy choices. Since we have a small child, we had to learn how to collaborate better so that we could both fit exercise into our schedules …

Richard Branson Explains How to Be Happy

Success isn’t what makes him happy, explains Virgin founder <b>Richard Branson</b> in his contribution to <i>Dear Stranger: Letters on the Subject of Happiness</i> …

Richard Branson

Your Complete Guide to Getting Your Life Together

Consider this a spring cleaning of sorts.<p>Just because you were born a scatter-brained person doesn't mean you have to be one forever! With a little bit of scheduling, some tried-and-true tricks, and a dash of patience, you'll be on your way to having your home (and life!) as organized as a …

Productivity
Self-improvement

7 Ways to Maximize Downtime

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We live in an era where we are required to do more, better, faster and with less resources. Yet amazingly, the most precious resource we have -- our time -- is often wasted or at best mismanaged. Sometimes, we don’t even realize it.<p>My …

Time Management

Why Story Structure Formulas Don’t Work

Why Story Structure Formulas Don't Work<p><i>This blog post originally appeared on Film Independent’s</i> <i>blog</i> <i>and appears here with the permission of the author.</i><p>…

Sexist script notes exposed in screenwriting contest run by Oscars organization

"With some judicious alterations, it might make a decent porn picture, as the gals do seem kinda hot, at least on the page."<p>That was a script note offered by an anonymous reader working for an annual screenwriting contest run by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the same organization …

3 Things Every Student Should Understand About Education

I regularly give talks at schools to help students find new meaning in education. I once spoke at a high school whose students weren't academically inclined. After the talk, one of the teachers remarked to me, "It's sad. Few of these students will make it to college, so their lives will never …

10 Things Smart Teachers Don't Do

Over at the Inc website, contributing editor Jeff Haden last week contributed "10 Things the Smartest People Never Do." It's business-oriented, but it actually translates well into the teaching world as well. Here's the teacherfied version of the list of things that smart people never do.<p>1. …

Teaching

30+ amazing resources for reading (and learning!) Spanish

With Spanish as your target language, you know how important it is to learn lots of Spanish words and pick up basic grammar.<p>One of the best ways …

Learning with Video is as Effective as the Classroom - And that's a Problem

Scientists of the RUB department for Neurophysiology have proven that we don’t need to actively explore new environments in order to learn but that …

16 Top Educational Apps for Kids Gone Free Friday January 24 - #APPFRIDAY

TOP FREE APPS TODAY!!!<p><b>Apps for Language Arts</b><p><b>Attainment's Access Language Arts</b> - By Attainment Company<p>Access Language Arts app is based on the …

Learning a foreign language may make you immune to 2 key decision-making biases

Investigations into the ways and means to combat these biases have lagged behind, but that's starting to change.<p>Now a team of researchers at the University of Chicago has reported that people are immune to two key biases when they think in their second, less familiar language.<p>The first half of the …

Psychology

Project Based Learning – A new way to interact with knowledge

I remember my time at school as something very mechanical and often boring. I shamefully admit that what I’ve learned in chemistry and physics class …

Games in Schools: Making “Ender’s Game” a Reality

<b>Steven Cherry:</b> Hi, this is Steven Cherry for <i>IEEE Spectrum’</i>s “Techwise Conversations.”<p>Next year, a film version of the 1985 science fiction classic</i> …

New York City

Part 2: Over 35 Formative Assessment Tools To Enhance Formative Learning Opportunities

<i>Welcome to post number two in a series devoted to formative learning (assessment). In this post I showcase some tools that can assist in both</i> …

Education Technology