Matt Wallace

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How I Use Evernote to Keep My Entire Life Organized

Evernote is life-changing. I've been a happy user for years now (this isn't an ad, just the ramblings of an enthusiastic evangelist) and I seriously …

Productivity

Using Technology to Empower Students (and Their Teachers and Parents, Too)

Elisabeth Stock has always been driven to work toward a more just world. It was what led her to volunteer as a teacher for the Peace Corps in West Africa in her early 20s, and it's what ultimately motivated her to found PowerMyLearning, an educational technology nonprofit, in 1999. "I wanted to …

Your First 3 Steps To Learning Photoshop

The darkroom has always been a place where manipulations to photos occur, and those manipulations range from the minor to the extreme. The general …

8 Ways to Use Technology to Engage Students Better

Why Edtech is Flunking Out

Education technology is in demand, but there may be more challenges than most think.<p>Education technology, or EdTech, is one of the fastest growing, and needed technology sectors to make our schools more competitive, give our teachers the resources to succeed, and students the ability to …

Work Meetings Are Destroying Business (And How to Destroy Them Back)

My brother is a vice president of a large company. He often tells me he gets anxiety on Sundays because of an incoming Monday of long, byzantine …

Management

9 Ways to Make Learning Irresistible

True story. The bell rang and nobody moved. <br>They were completely focused, totally engrossed. They probably didn't even hear the bell because they …

Pedagogy

BetterLesson Grabs $6M to Make Teacher Development More Personal

When former teachers Alex Grodd and Erin Osborn started BetterLesson in 2008, their startup was part of a surge of companies creating online …

25 Free Online Courses To Equip You With Valuable Skills

Now that the inspirational sparkle of the new year has worn off, you may be falling back into your old routines and habits. Statistically, you …

Improving Instruction in a Digital World by Eric Sheninger – School Leadership 2.0

The Rigor and Relevance Framework—an action ­oriented continuum that describes putting knowledge to use—gives teachers and administrators a way to …

100 Life Hacks You Need To Read To Start Your 2016 Right

<i>What are some of the best life tips? originally appeared on Quora--the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Nelson Wang, founder of CEOLifestyle.io, on Quora:</b><p>Over the past 31 years of my life, I've learned a lot through my …

10 Small Things You Can Do Every Day to Get Smarter

Colin Anderson—Blend Images/Corbis<p>Getty Images<p>Matt Hogan/www.mphoganphoto.com<p>Jim Wilson—The New York Times/Redux<p>Getty Images<p>Celin Serbo—Aurora …

Five Business Tips From a Buddhist Billionaire

Kazuo Inamori, the Japanese entrepreneur who founded two multi-billion dollar companies and rescued another, is known for his management philosophy. …

How To Stop Procrastinating (A Brief Guide)

Today we're going to tackle the age-old problem of procrastination. In this article, you’ll discover:• Why smart people procrastinate the most (and …

Procrastination

Game Design 101: The Thrill Of Learning

It’s that time of the year. The searing heat of Summer simmers down as the tranquil solemnity of Fall, well… <i>falls</i> upon us. Soon, if not already, …

Research shows that these 7 hobbies will make you smarter

Scientists have now proven that we can actually <i>increase</i> our potential and enjoy ourselves in the process.<p>We now know that by learning new skills the brain creates new neural pathways that make it work faster and better.<p>Here is a list of seven hobbies that make you smarter and why.<p>Playing music …

How to Change Your Life: An Epic, 5,000-Word Guide to Getting What You Want

A book's worth of wisdom condensed into a blog post that, when applied, really will change your life.The post How to Change Your Life: An Epic, …

7 Motivational Quotes From Popular Disney characters

Although it seems like Disney movies are meant for kids, adults too equally enjoy the entertainment they provide.<p>In fact, at times Disney does better …

Motivation

A federal higher education advocate explains why college textbooks are so expensive — and what we can do to change that

It's back-to-school season, which means you'll probably confront the inevitable course syllabus requiring you to buy a Calculus or Psychology 101 textbook. You might shell out $300 or $400 dollars at the beginning of the semester and sell it back at the end of the year for practically nothing. …

26 Questions to Motivate Yourself and Break Out of a Professional Rut

Asking yourself the right questions is a great way to get some valuable perspective on your life and career. Here are 26 to get you started.<p>Sometimes, being asked the right question at the right moment is a powerful motivator. Case in point: My dad said to me at college graduation, "We know what …

How to Stop Micromanaging Your Team

Micromanaging is a hard habit to break. You may downplay your propensities by labeling yourself a “control freak” or by claiming that you just like to keep close tabs on your team, but those are poor excuses for excessive meddling. What can you do to give your people the space they need to succeed …

5 Parenting Lessons That Will Make You a Better Leader | Inc.com

I have been a parent for approximately 11 days, so I am clearly not an expert in this field. This is the ultimate learn-as-you-go job, where something that worked one day may or may not work the next. What seems logical and rational may not cut it. I have been in leadership and people consulting …

Leadership

7 awesome paid iPhone apps on sale for free right now

It’s the end of the week and if you’re looking for something fun to do that won’t require spending any cash, we recommend downloading some paid …

Apps

Professors push back against laptops in the lecture hall

When university courses resume this September, Canadian students may find themselves learning the meaning of two new letters: HB.<p>The standard pencil, for many years alien to digitized lecture halls, is coming back into fashion on campus as a growing number of professors across North America ban …

10 Free Online Courses To Make You More Successful

Success is not an act; it is a slow process that involves growth, change and failure. It involves all aspects of your life, from how you manage your …

Self-improvement

Why We Must Get It Wrong To Get It Right & 4 Other Facts About Learning

Why is it that you can sit in a training session for half a day, really enjoy it and think it’s the best learning opportunity you’ve had all year, …

Must Watch TED Talks on The Power of Reading Books

August, 2015<br>Books hold a deep magic, an empowering spell that once cracked open could illuminate the entire universe of the self. Books are semiotic …

Books

Learning Theories and Models summaries - Educational Psychology