Tim Fahy

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Something about this very simple list struck a chord with many educators. Author Bill Ferriter explains: "Kids AREN'T motivated by technology. …

Teaching

PDF Mergy - WebApp to merge PDF files

How to merge PDF files<p>Drag and drop your PDF files in the area above. Drag them in the desired order. Then press the Merge button to get your merged …

Web Applications

WeTransfer - Transfer Files Quickly & Easily

There are lots of ways to transfer files that are too big for many email services. Many of the alternatives to emailing files require that the sender …

An In-depth Interview With Life Coach Tony Robbins

When I recently met author, strategist and coach Tony Robbins backstage at a taping of Oprah Winfrey's ground-breaking series <i>Lifeclass</i>, the first thing I was struck by was his sheer size. He is a somewhat startling six-feet-seven, yet he comes across like a loving, gentle giant, and when he talks …

Create Motivational Images With AutoMotivator

If you're not out of school yet, you probably will be soon. If you're looking for something to pep-up your classroom a bit for the last couple of …

The leading file exchange platform

Simplify life for your customers while securing their confidential data.<p>A platform that listens to your needs and those of your customers. Facilitate …

Design Squad - Engage Kids in Hands-on Engineering Projects

Design Squad from PBS Kids features a great collection of hands-on activities for elementary and middle school students. The activities are designed …

Could PBL be the Solution to Education Reform?

<b>Guest post by Bradley Lands | Cross posted at The Landscape of Learning</b><p><i>At the behest of politicians, educators nationwide have been told to view</i> …

A Pep Talk from Kid President to You

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Adam Oates led Washington Capitals to Stanley Cup playoffs with unwavering outlook

By Katie Carrera<p>, Digital producer<p>When things were the most dismal for the Washington Capitals, when they were stuck in last place with seemingly few roads out, they would arrive at the rink the morning after an ugly defeat prepared for a lecture or scolding.<p>But the verbal lashings never …

Avoiding Burnout

It was my first startup. I was 18 and we had just raised our first <i>real</i> financing round -- $250,000 from a local angel group. A lot was riding on us, …

Self-improvement

10 Practical Ideas For Better Project-Based Learning In Your Classroom

<b>10 Practical Ideas For Better Project-Based Learning In Your Classroom</b><p>By <b>Jennifer Rita Nichols</b><p>Teachers are incorporating more and more projects into …

'Cyber Jedi' schools contest a new hope for Britain's IT empire to strike back

The job might sound a little nerdy and conjure unflattering images of geeky men who need to get out more. But the UK is now so short of experts in …

ReadWorks Offers 1,000+ Reading Passages Aligned to Common Core Standards

ReadWorks is a free service that has cataloged hundreds of lesson plans and more than one thousand non-fiction reading passages aligned to Common …

Don’t Let the Pebbles Cover the Rocks

<i>Guest post by Great Leadership regular contributor Beth Armknecht Miller:</i><p>One of my five top leadership mistakes is the vicious spiral many leaders …

The Happiest People Pursue the Most Difficult Problems

Lurking behind the question of jobs — whether there are enough of them, how hard we should work at them, and what kind the future will bring — is a major problem of job engagement. Too many people are tuned out, turned off, or ready to leave. But there’s one striking exception.<p>The happiest people I …

The Cost of Clutter

How’s this for a reality check?<p><b>Clutter is expensive:</b><p>An average often dollars per square foot to store items in your house<br>• Almost ten percent of …

A Design Challenge to Students: Solve a Real-World Problem!

Although the IDSA and NAEA are supporters of the challenge, their support is not meant to restrict contestants to artistic or industrial design, …