Michael Cullen

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Online courses don't work, but education can still be disrupted

The labour force is changing at a rapid pace. Technology is generating entirely new industries and jobs, while eradicating antiquated ones. Some may …

'Measuring teacher effectiveness by exam results ignores what makes a good teacher'

Late last year, David Koretz published a book that exposes the fallacies behind using standardised test data as a means of evaluating teachers and …

No laptops in the lecture hall

<b>How about this instead: No lecture hall.</b><p>The typical classroom experience used in high school and college is fundamentally broken, but there’s a …

Teaching

Google Beats Unconscious Bias by Teaching Its Employees These 4 Tactics | Inc.com

Every day we are faced with hundreds of choices composed of millions of variables. It's entirely unfathomable to contemplate them all. So, to help us sift through the influx of possibilities and fill in the gaps, our brains tap into our unconscious minds for guidance to circumvent the vast decision …

Human Resources

Millennials Perceive 'Good Leadership' Differently Than Everyone Else--and They're Right | Inc.com

I was recently working with the CEO of a large technology firm in Boston who, over dinner, began venting about his employees. He told me that many of them felt entitled, were lazy, and expected rapid advancement.<p>"Let me guess," I said after listening to his complaints for ten minutes. "You're …

How to Train A GCSE Essay Writer - Part 2

Thinking about better assessment is not always at the forefront of the mind of a busy English teacher. We are so hassled by marking, planning and …

#15toptips for Student-Centred Teaching 3: Build ‘authenticity’ into your assessment strategy

As lecturers we often tend to think first of what we want to teach. This is an entirely natural response if we view ourselves primarily as subject …

Simple & Effective Speaking Rubric For Class Presentations

Talented student teacher Kevin Inlay created this simple and effective speaking rubric that we used with class presentations in our ELL World History …

3 Tips For Finding Your Ideal Workflow

When most of us think of flow at work, we may think of charts, project plans and deadlines. But there is another kind of work flow that is incredibly important, especially for entrepreneurs.<p>Hungarian psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi popularized the concept of “flow” in the early 1990’s. …

Self-improvement

10 Things to Do When You're Feeling Stuck

Did your va-va lose its voom? Your edge its steely sharpness? Boomerang not coming back? Mojo not working its magic?<p>Chances are you’re suffering from …

9 Things the Most Successful People Do Every Day

Dany Garcia, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson's manager and business partner, on goals, decision making, professional relationships... and achieving more than you ever thought possible.<p>I'm fortunate to know a number of incredibly successful people. I always learn at least one thing from conversations with …

Success

12 Insane Things That Happened On My Night Out With Bill Murray

“No one will ever believe you.”<p>Legend has it that’s what Bill Murray says after he covers your eyes from behind and turns you around to reveal he’s …

Look Homeward, Anjelica

Hers was, in many ways, a fairy-tale upbringing: the swashbuckling father, larger-than-life director John Huston; the beautiful danseuse mother; the rambling Irish estate that was home. Then came her parents’ separation and a move to Swinging 60s London. In an adaptation from her new memoir, …

Top 10 Clever Google Search Tricks

Google is a more powerful tool than most people realize. You can get much more refined searches with Google’s built-in tools, advanced operators, and …

Top 10

Square takes on PayPal, Google Wallet with simple cash e-mails

Square not only is serious about the way merchants get their money from customers, but also about simplifying the way people send money over the Internet, attacking a platform held by eBay's PayPal and Google Wallet.<p>Square introduced Square Cash, a service that available only in the U.S. now and is …

How to Set Up the Ultimate Personal Google Maps

Google Maps is constantly getting updated with new features, but the use of those features isn't always obvious. If you find yourself using Google …