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5 Ideas to Build Your Personal Brand This Summer

<i>Blog Post and Audio Blog Post for episode 90 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast</i>From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki DavisFollow @coolcatteacher on …

Teaching

25 Daily Habits to Adopt for a Happier Life

We are creatures of habit. Everything we think, say and do is a result of deep-seated habits etched into our minds through years and years of …

Motivation

10 Things Confident People Don't Do

When people believe in themselves and their abilities without bravado, there are certain things they simply don't do.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In <i>The Empire Strikes Back</i>, when Yoda is training Luke to be a Jedi, he demonstrates the power of the Force by raising an …

Self-improvement

7 Steps to Starting a Business After Age 50

The New Retirement<p>Thinking of starting a business? You’re not alone. According to The Kauffman Foundation, an organization that studies …

Small Business

Everything Men Need To Know About Going Grey

Gone are the days when greys were something your dad had. The years have churned on and -- accompanying those suddenly-appearing expression lines and …

Hair

If You Learn This 10-20-30 Rule, Every Presentation You Give Will Be Excellent

Very few of us enjoy creating presentations. It requires hours of uncertain work poring over slide after slide, hoping to get our message across. The …

Education and Classroom Plans

For Classroom PRO, we offer 4-month and 12-month plans for groups of 20 or more. If you would like to get in touch for a larger class or school, …

Hootsuite Apps: 7 Extremely useful apps for Hootsuite

When was the last time you had a look at all the apps in the Hootsuite app directory?<p>There is an ever growing list of apps so every so often it’s …

Apps

What to Do When You Fail @coolcatteacher

Schadenfreude

8 Data

Articles with images get 94% more views than those without. Learn these data-driven tips to squeeze the most value out of images in your blog posts.

20 Writing Tips from 12 Bestselling Fiction Authors

20 Writing Tips from Fiction Authors<p>Writing success boils down to hard work, imagination and passion—and then some more hard work. iUniverse …

Creative Writing

The 4 Habits Every Great Leader Needs To Practice

“Presence” isn’t a persona or an aura of authority. It’s what you do, day in and day out.<p>You don’t need to be told that leadership takes presence. But in my experience, leaders today have arguably fewer opportunities to show it.<p>Particularly if you head up a digital business or lead teams spread out …

Leadership

10 Facts About How Poverty Impacts Education

Is poverty US education's largest problem? For Poverty Awareness Month, we've compiled 10 surprising facts about how poverty affects academic success …

Poverty

A Comparative Study Among Popular Blogging Platforms

With so many blogging platforms to choose from, it can be difficult to choose the right one. Here, we've compared the most popular blogging platforms.

Inspiring Comic Shows Why You Should Never Stop Learning

Many people believe that our learning ends with our formal education. But the fact is if we give up learning and staying curious as kids, our lives …

The 50 Best Romance Movies

You know the one I’m talking about. The first. The one that made you say, “oh, so this is what everyone’s on about.” When that special someone …

Quiz: Which Keirsey Personality Type Are You?

David Keirsey, an American psychologist, was fascinated by human behavior and spent his life studying the similarities and differences of peoples’ …

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New Study Sheds Light On Bystander Intervention In Cyberbullying

We have yet to scratch the surface in the emerging field of Cyberpsychology, but one headache that always seems to appear in the media is …

Research

Making Book Trailers Better: Legacy

Many teachers have used the iMovie Trailer function to make book trailers. But what do we do with them? How do we make sure those trailers last? How …

7 free tools for anyone who wants to become a better writer

The awesome (and scary) thing about being a writer is that you can always improve. It's why people can sit on a draft for weeks — every time they …

Teacherpreneurs: We're Here to Inspire

7 Ways to Inspire<p>As a teacherpreneur, I work to create unique experiences for students that supercharge learning and increase engagement. Let’s dive …

How the Maker Movement Is Moving Into Classrooms

[S]tudents who are thus reputedly poor in mathematics show an entirely different attitude when the problem comes from a concrete situation and is …

Makerspaces

Forty Educational Websites For Your Summer 2015 Toolkit, Part 1

0<p>SHARES<p><i>Welcome to a post and the summer of 2015… at least in the USA. I have a real treat for you in the coming weeks. I will be sharing some of</i> …

Education Technology

Intelligent people tend to have fewer friends than the average...

Intelligent people tend to have fewer friends than the average person. The smarter you are, the more selective you become.

25+ Incredible Novels You Must Read At Least Once In Your Life

A great book should leave you with many experiences, and slightly exhausted at the end. You live several lives while reading. —William Styron<p>Books …

This Writing Tool Lets You Write and mail a Letter To Your Future Self And Get It In Five Years

You deserve someone who is utterly obsessed with you.

en_US<p>article<p>You deserve someone who is utterly obsessed with …

Assumption and lack of communication are the number one relationship...

Assumption and lack of communication are the number one relationship killers. We all perceive differently. We’ve lived different lives, we have …

Nothing is lost until your mother can't find it.

en_US<p>article<p>Nothing is lost until your mother can't find …