Ashley Butler

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This Is The Strangest Christmas Video Ad You’ll See, But It Would Be Useful For ELLs

Michelle Henry shared this bizarre video ad for a German supermarket chain.<p>Its weirdness alone will get students engaged to describe verbally and in …

Why I struggle with learning objectives and success criteria

A strenuous soul hates cheap success.Ralph Waldo EmersonBroadly, I’m in favour of sharing with students the intention behind what they are being …

Colombia says it has found 'holy grail' of shipwrecks

One of the world's most valuable shipwrecks has been found by Colombia's military off the coast of the city of Cartagena, President Juan Manual Santos announced.<p>The long-lost Spanish treasure galleon San Jose was carrying a large cargo of gold and precious stones when it was sunk during an attack …

The 7 Ways of Thinking That Make Us More Anxious

Those of us who suffer from anxiety problems know it doesn’t always take very much to trigger our anxiety. We can go from zero to a hundred in …

9 Small Healthy Habits To Kickstart Big Change

I know from personal experience that the hardest part of any endeavor is just getting started.You’ve probably experienced this challenge as well. …

Houses

Hey, You! Try These 5 Ideas to Stay Focused While Working Online.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Let's face it, we're surrounded by distractions. Whether you're working from the quiet of your office, your dining room table or the local coffee shop, things are going on all around you that try to capture your precious attention.<p>Even in …

Productivity

The 7 Characteristics of Emotionally Strong People

Emotionally strong people manage the stresses of daily life more effectively, and recover more quickly from challenges and crises when they arise. …

Self-help

How to Overcome Frustration: 3 Simple but Effective Steps

Frustration. It winds you up and can take so much out of you.Because it not only sucks energy but also distracts you and can steal quite a bit of …

Mindfulness

10 Choices You Will Regret in 10 Years

<b>“If only…”</b> These two words paired together create one of the saddest phrases in the English language.<p>Here are ten choices that ultimately lead to …

6 Kids, 13 Countries, 8 Years (& counting): A Mother’s Guide to Permanently Traveling & Working Around the World

<i>Note for those of you without kids: This massive travel resource is likely just as applicable to you as it is to parents, so listen up! 🙂</i><p><b>A Lesson in</b> …

The 10 Most Popular TED Ed Videos for Students

June 3, 2015<br>One of the wonderful video resources we have been recommending for teachers and students is TED Ed video library on YouTube. This library …

To Achieve Your Greatest Success Answer These 3 Questions

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I’ve seen it happen time and time again, and you probably have too. Someone we love one day, later in life, is miserable wondering why they never accomplished what they really desired. Or maybe they did check all of the items off of their …

Music Festivals

What Good Is Thinking About Death?

We're all going to die and we all know it. This can be both a burden and a blessing.<p>In the heart of every parent lives the tightly coiled nightmare that his child will die. It might spring at logical times—when a toddler runs into the street, say—or it might sneak up in quieter moments. The fear is …

Why Highly Successful People Seek Therapy

Success doesn’t make people immune to depression, marital problems, parenting issues, stress or any of the other reasons people pursue psychotherapy. But, in addition to those common problems that often lead people to get professional help, there are some issues that are a bit more unique to people …

4 Reasons Why You'll Never Be a Millionaire, and How You Can Change That

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Relaxing vacations on the French Riviera, huge donations to your favorite charity and an early retirement. These are the kinds of things people think of when they hear the word “millionaire.”<p>It’s unlikely you’ll ever experience that. …

Personal Finance

Seven Habits Of Likable People

Think being well liked at work isn’t a big deal? Consider: Likable people get more promotions and are viewed as more credible.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 habits to adopt to be better at your job in 2016. See the full list here.</i><p>If you want to predict your chances of getting …

eLearning Communication: The Most Important Non-Technical Skill For eLearning Success

An executive asked during a project planning meeting, “<i>Why do we even need audio or video? I think text is good enough.</i>”<p>As the lead developer on the …

Education Technology

Rubric for Historical Thinking Skills

The main objective of this rubric is to provide you with targets for your own learning in this course. As you read the descriptions of each …

Humanities

Rock On, Girl! 10 Ways To LOVE The Heck Out Of Being Single

<b>Contentment with the person you love most: YOU.</b><p>Being single at any age can be challenging in a world that seems to place so much importance on …

Happiness

Sleep: Why Successful Entrepreneurs Snooze More and Work Less

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The value placed on sleep has plummeted in recent years as members of the business community have continued to to brag about how many hours they’ve clocked, versus how many hours of sleep they’ve lost.<p>Sacrificing sleep may seem to make …

Sleep

Emotional Intelligence Doesn’t Translate Across Borders

One of the greatest assets we have as natives of a culture is our ability to quickly “read” another person’s emotions. Over time we learn how to understand whether our colleagues are truly interested in a project or just giving it lip service by noticing the expression on their faces. We can tell …

What important documents to keep and how to organize them

Now that income tax season is past, it’s a good opportunity to organize important personal documents, determine how they should be stored, and how …

Genealogy

Discovery of gene that determines cocoa butter melting point to have far-reaching effects

The discovery of a gene involved in determining the melting point of cocoa butter -- a critical attribute of the substance widely used in foods and …

A Dozen Things I’ve learned from Stanley Druckenmiller About Investing

“Stan may be the greatest moneymaking machine in history. He has Jim Roger’s analytical ability, George Soros’s trading ability, and the stomach of a …

alo.re

Ce nom de domaine n'est pas disponible<p>Il a été enregistré via gandi.net<p>Enregistrer votre nom de domaine<p>Chez Gandi, vous avez le choix sur plus d'une c …

7 Scientific Self-Help Books That Will Transform Your Life

I’m one of those weirdos that prefers reading non-fiction books over fiction books any day of the week — especially when it comes to books about …

Self-improvement

Socrates' Wisdom on Physical Fitness | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: In his</i> Memorabilia<i>, Xenophon, a student of Socrates, shares a dialogue between Socrates and one of Socrates’ disciples named Epigenes.</i> …