Stacey Rivers

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Heutagogy Explained for Teachers (and Tools That Support It)

October 20, 2015<br>Heutagogy is a learning and teaching approach that is primarily self-directed or self-determined. Unlike the traditional pedagogic …

A top recruiter on what anyone can see after 30 seconds with your resume

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What do recruiters look for in a resume at first glance?</i> <i>Answer by Ambra Benjamin, Engineering Recruiter.</i><p>I don’t look through stacks of resumes anymore. I hate paper. I do everything online.<p>There has been for many decades, a mysterious Wizard of Oz-type …

Employment

Building a Learning Organization

Continuous improvement programs are sprouting up all over as organizations strive to better themselves and gain an edge. The topic list is long and varied, and sometimes it seems as though a program a month is needed just to keep up. Unfortunately, failed programs far outnumber successes, and …

52 simple ways to motivate yourself

1. Close your eyes, and visualize yourself reaching your goals.<p>2. Try something new today.<p>3. Take a walk in a park, and let nature reset your mind.<p>4. Make a to-do list. You'll feel encouraged as you cross off items.<p>5. Get more sleep. Sleep deprivation could be making you less motivated.<p>6. Drink …

For the first time ever, more American women than men are college graduates

For the first time in history, American women are more likely to have bachelor's degrees than American men.<p>The shift, which happened in 2014 and which the Census Bureau pointed out last week, was a generation in the making. Women have earned the majority of bachelor's degrees granted every year …

The Most Productive Month Of My Life

Can a disorganized freelancer and night-owl stand-up comic transform her productivity in 30 days? Find out.<p>There are two kinds of people: Those who thrive when things are in order, and people like me, who thrive in a state of chaos.<p>Read more >><p>I’m a freelance writer and stand-up comic, which means …

The two words that stop most people from getting what they want in life

These two words can trigger feelings of fear, failure, insecurity and ultimately stop you from having what you want.<p>Words have the power to inspire …

Motivation

The Σtos is a self-driving sports car with a folding steering wheel and its own drone

The next CES doesn't kick off in Las Vegas until January 2016, but the hype train is already leaving the station -- with or without a driver. The first CES-bound concept to appear is the Rinspeed Σtos, a sports car that features both autonomous and piloted driving modes. And it has its own personal …

Long Haul

Questions To Gain More Clarity In Your Career

Questions To Gain More Clarity In Your Career<p>I attended an event for aspiring authors seeking to compare my personal process with how others were …

Here's How To Run A Business From Home

5 Proven tips to help you organize your Home-Based Business that will help you setup processes, grow your business, and create the ultimate virtual …

4 Ways Emotional Awareness Enhances Leadership Skills

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Beyond the financial reward for Disney/Pixar and the entertainment value for families the hit movie “Inside Out” offers serious mind-brain leadership lessons for entrepreneurs who have the courage and heart to listen to all of their …

Where is God?

Where is God?<p>It seems like a child's question, a theological query during bedtime prayers or following a holy day at church or synagogue. Usually, the first answer we learned was simple, certain, and reliable: God is in heaven.<p>But "Where is God?" is not really a child's question. It is a question …

Atlassian splits flagship JIRA product into three ahead of IPO

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Thumbnail image courtesy of D3Damon/iStock." target="_blank"><p>Atlassian has split its JIRA service, a project …

If You’re A Writer, You Need To Follow These 12 Twitter Accounts

Connect with Us<p>If You’re A Writer, You Need To Follow These 12 Twitter Accounts<p>A lot of writers are still undecided when it comes to Twitter. It’s …

5 Strategy Questions Every Leader Should Make Time For

Have you ever noticed that when you ask someone in your company, “How are you?” they are more likely to answer “Busy!” than “Very well, thank you”? That is because the norm in most companies is that you are supposed to be very busy – or otherwise at least pretend to be – because otherwise you can’t …

Here are the secret apps that only Apple employees get to use

When a prototype iPhone 4 was carelessly left in a bar by an Apple employee, the company quickly scrambled to retrieve it, fearful that journalists and competitors could use it to find out what goes on during the making of a new product.<p>Apple employees are given access to a suite of apps to help …

​8 mental habits the most successful people learn to break

That bit of wisdom comes from Sandja Brügmann, serial entrepreneur and founder of the Passion Institute, a recently launched online educational program and consultancy for executives and entrepreneurs.<p>"Once we have developed understanding of how we interfere with our visions and goals, then comes …

Leadership Is Key to Positive Schools

As a literature teacher, my mind is drawn to dystopian novels and the warnings they convey about the governmental powers that over-step the rights of …

The Faith-Based Education Policies of @ArneDuncan

<b>Arne Duncan is Barack Obama's worst appointment.</b> Worse than Tim Geithner, worse than Penny Pritzker, worse than Eric Shinseki -- even worse than Rahm …

Here Is A New Simple Tool to Create Educational Rubrics

October 3, 2015<br>Quick Rubric is a new tool from the folks in Photos for Class. This is a new web based application that allows you to easily set up …

How Managers Can See the Future More Clearly

Management is a lens. It’s the best way yet invented to focus the organization’s capital, human, and time resources toward the goals of the business. Many have observed that companies can have admirable goals; but, if poorly managed, success proves elusive.<p>Suppose the management lens was smeared, …

Forbes Welcome

Learning the lost art of cursive writing

With a pencil still in hand, eight-year-old Mitchell Cait-Goldenthal takes a break from the handwriting exercise he’s working on to explain why it’s important to have good penmanship.<p>“When you’re older, if your writing is sloppy for something really important – like if you’re playing Major League …

12 Kids’ Halloween Costumes You Can Make With JUST Your Printer

Sure, Halloween is just a month away, but chances are you’ll need plenty of costume changes to get you and your kiddo through every party, school event and kids’ fiesta on your calendar. If you’re struggling to fit in time to go shopping for wigs and masks, we’ve got a mega time-saving option that …

The 20 Productivity Tools Every Entrepreneur Should Know About

<b>Productivity tools make or break an entrepreneur’s productivity level.</b><p>One way or another, the right tools with the right planning will help you get …

8 Fabulous web Tools for Research Students

September 28, 2015<br>Being a scholar entails doing a lot of research, readings, and writing of papers. Thankfully, technology can be of tremendous help …

5 Things Every New Entrepreneur Learns Their First Year

<i>These realizations come to every entrepreneur within the first year of owning their own business.</i><p>That first year of entrepreneurship can be a doozy. You'll encounter things you never expected, some good and some bad, and you'll learn a ton about what it really takes to be an entrepreneur. There's …

10 Tech Hacks for Struggling Readers

<b>By Belinda Luscombe</b><p>Kids who struggle with reading get an early lesson in one of life’s more sucky realities; the earlier a person falls behind, the …