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Want to Develop Incredible Willpower and Mental Toughness? A Navy SEAL Says Always Do This

Persistence isn't just something you're born with. You can also develop willpower, especially when you make one key decision.<p>Success is based on a number of factors. Intelligence, experience, talent, education all play their part...but often what separates success from failure is perseverance. Keep …

Self-improvement

30 Books You Need to Read to Earn 'Well-Read' Status

With this list, you'll feel like you can dominate the Trivial Pursuit literature section.<p><i>What books should one read to feel well-read? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Cristina Hartmann,</b> …

Literature

Free Throw

This came from the Xavier Basketball Newsletter<p>By Mike Dunlap – former HEAD COACH, CHARLOTTE BOBCATS, currently Head Coach at Loyola Marymount.<p>Let’s …

Sports Coaching

What Teenagers Are Learning From Online Porn

Drew was 8 years old when he was flipping through TV channels at home and landed on “Girls Gone Wild.” A few years later, he came across HBO’s late-night soft-core pornography. Then in ninth grade, he found online porn sites on his phone. The videos were good for getting off, he said, but also …

Indiana University

Setting School Culture With Social And Emotional Learning Routines

Over the past several decades public education has shifted to focus on literacy and math learning, largely due to high stakes tests measuring those …

A Note of Thanks for R.C. Sproul

My most touching memories of R.C. have to do with his granddaughter Shannon. Born with multiple disabilities, Shannon had seizure disorders, could …

Special Education

Scientists Have Concluded That The Universe Shouldn't Really Exist

And yet here we are.<p>Scientists just confirmed the problem at the centre of the Universe: it shouldn't really exist at all.<p>That's because at the very …

These skills make you most employable. Why isn’t coding in the top 10?

<i>Caveats: Our methodology is rough and has a number of important weaknesses, so don’t put too much weight on the findings for now. See a brief</i> …

Employment

Terrifying video shows a bear and her two cubs following a man on a trail

A man camping in Alaska had an extremely close encounter with a huge grizzly bear and her two cubs on a trail.<p>The clip starts with the man nervously …

Online learning may be the future of education — we compared 4 platforms that are leading the way

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Shutterstock<p>Thanks to online learning platforms, a physical classroom is no longer the only place to gain an education. You can now …

Quiet, Please! Rethinking Our Learning Spaces

Amid a near-universal celebration of collaborative, interactive work as a 21st century reality and ideal, teacher Sarah Cooper investigates something …

Critical thinking: how to help your students become better learners

Want your class to make the most out of learning opportunities? Try focusing not just on the task itself, but how they approach it<p>Encouraging students to build awareness, understanding and control of their thought processes – also known as metacognition – has been identified by the Education …

Pedagogy

The Missing Link Between Bible and Prayer

The Christian discipline of Bible meditation is the most important, underrated, and misunderstood of all the ways of receiving God’s word.Watch Now

What counts as 'cheating' in the digital age?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Tara and her husband, Michael (not their real names), recently came to see me after -- as she described it -- "infidelity."<p>He was searching for other women online, she said. Yet Michael claimed that he hadn't done anything wrong and that he would never cheat on his wife.<p>When I began asking …

Teachers are making millions selling their lessons plans online

Despite worries from some educators, such online marketplaces are booming, driven by rising standards and the willingness of teachers to pay out of their own pockets for classroom-tested materials.<p>"I am so thankful and blessed that it came into my life and that my passion and career can kind of …

Poor behaviour in class is not acceptable but zero tolerance is not the answer

New international data shines a light on what’s going on in the classrooms of Australia. Some of what the OECD’s spotlight reveals is not pretty: students not listening to their teachers, teachers having to wait too long for students to quieten down and start work.<p>The federal education minister, …

Pedagogy

5 of the Best Education Search Engines for Academic Research

If you’re performing work that requires in-depth sources, such as academic studies or a job that requires heavy research, finding quality sources can …

Building An Innovation Culture (When You're Stuck With A Lot Of Non-innovators On Payroll)

How do you encourage a culture of innovation at your company, when your employees seem all too comfortable going along with the status quo?<p>This is the challenge I face as a company culture consultant striving to drive culture change. And, while it’s not easy at first, there is a process.<p>Let’s say …

Innovation

Ten Trusted Sites for New Teachers

December 2016 | Volume <b>58</b> | Number <b>12</b><p>Have you ever used the Internet to research a topic you're about to teach and gotten lost in the weeds? Student …

Teaching

Does Chinese writing show any connection to events of the Bible?

<b>Devil</b><p><b>= Secret</b><p><b>+ Person</b><p><b>+ Garden</b><p>Do the Chinese people have ties to the Book of Genesis? Have the Chinese retained any indirect knowledge of this in …

35 Best Google Chrome Extensions

We’d told you earlier that web browsers are now damn productive that we cannot call them tools to visit web pages! Of course, every web browser has …

The Perils of PBL’s Popularity | Blog | Project Based Learning

March 21, 2016<br>The Perils of PBL’s Popularity<p>As readers of this blog well know, Project Based Learning is a hot topic in education these days. The …

These 10 widgets belong on your iPhone's lock screen

With iOS 10, Apple redesigned the lock screen and got rid of the slide-to-unlock gesture. Now, instead of unlocking your phone, swiping right takes you to the Today view where you can glance at and interact with widgets.<p>You can also access these same widgets on an unlocked phone by swiping right on …

Apps

10 Witty quotes from Saint Jerome

His cranky sense of humor cut to the quick and made him enemies wherever he went<p>September 30 is the feast day of Saint Jerome, priest and Doctor of …

Stanford Professor puts his entire digital photography course online for free

When it comes to the list of digital imaging pioneers, Marc Levoy is one of those names that belongs right near the top. His work has led to many of …

How to Make the Ultimate Garage Workbench

For the past six months, I've been hammering and banging on a flimsy folding plastic table. That's right. I'm a full-time DIY and how-to blogger, a …

These Instagrammers’ Bullet Journals are organizational masterpieces

I’ve struggled with staying organized for as long as I have been accountable to others. In college, I used a very specific Moleskine planner that combined calendar pages with note-taking space. In the working world, I switched to a digital calendar, but no combination of systems, apps, or programs …

Productivity

How To Make Your DIY Smartphone Projector With A Shoebox

We all know how difficult it is to get ourselves to the gym and to actually work on our physical wellbeing; how difficult it is to follow a diet plan …

Wellness