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Reclaiming a Sense of Joy – Quick Strategies for Easing the Stress of Teaching by Shane Safir

It’s the end of the school year and I’m sitting with a young principal I coach who has deep expertise, heart, and know-how. Suddenly, she breaks down sobbing. “I’m miserable in this job,” she says. “I want to stay the course, but I don’t know how to get my head above water. I just don’t … Continue reading Reclaiming a Sense of Joy – Quick Strategies for Easing the Stress of Teaching by Shane Safir

Trauma Can Make it Hard for Kids To Learn, Here’s How Teachers Learn To Deal With That – Adeshina Emmanuel

There’s no debating that childhood trauma seriously impacts how students learn. Researchers have tied stressful events such as divorces, deportations, neglect, sexual abuse and gun violence to behavioral problems, lower math and reading scores, and poor health. The latest research, from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, finds that children who endure severe stress are more likely … Continue reading Trauma Can Make it Hard for Kids To Learn, Here’s How Teachers Learn To Deal With That – Adeshina Emmanuel

You start getting bitter’: what I learned from 43 years in prison – Simon Hattenstone & Eric Allison

John Massey sits in a cafe called the Breakout, opposite Pentonville prison in north London. It’s six years since he broke out himself, scaling the nearby prison wall with a makeshift rope and hook. He was 64. Scotland Yard warned the public that the convicted murderer was potentially dangerous and should not be approached. Two … Continue reading You start getting bitter’: what I learned from 43 years in prison – Simon Hattenstone & Eric Allison

The Future of Social Media Education – Laura Tierney

Teens build relationships with friends through FaceTime and group chats. They nurture friendships with compliments on Instagram and Snapchat. They stay in touch with friends and family overseas with messages on WhatsApp. Social media is just how they socialize these days. Students are spending an average nine hours each day on their screens, according to … Continue reading The Future of Social Media Education – Laura Tierney

13 Things Highly Successful People Do Not Waste Their Mental Energy On – Brianna Wiest

Highly successful people (regardless of the variety of ways one could define being "successful") all seem to understand a few core principles. Chief among them is that it is not your time, but your energy, that is limited each day and therefore, needs to be carefully managed. This is why you hear stories of extremely accomplished people with … Continue reading 13 Things Highly Successful People Do Not Waste Their Mental Energy On – Brianna Wiest

The 12 Hidden Crises Working Women Face And Where They Come From – Kathy Caprino

I spent 18 years in corporate life that had some great high points, but also a number of very significant challenges that turned into full-blown crises. These serious crises included sexual harassment, gender discrimination, chronic illness, narcissistic bosses, financial hardship, toxic colleagues, unethical leadership and more. When I look back now, I see that my … Continue reading The 12 Hidden Crises Working Women Face And Where They Come From – Kathy Caprino

6 Resources to Help Students With Information Literacy – Laura Ascione

Information literacy skills top many lists of must-have abilities, especially in the age of fake news. Not all results in a Google search are legitimate–but how many of today’s students know this? Children have access to devices at younger ages, which underscores the importance of teaching them how to look at news with a critical … Continue reading 6 Resources to Help Students With Information Literacy – Laura Ascione

6 Essential Content Creation Tips For eLearning Success – Shift

You've been tasked with developing your first eLearning course. Now what? Let us help you get with it and nail each aspect of the content development process. Probably you are wondering if there is one perfect roadmap for relevant and engaging eLearning content. However, given that the variables of each project make each session unique, it is difficult to box elements into … Continue reading 6 Essential Content Creation Tips For eLearning Success – Shift

Ten Bad Habits That Are Killing Your Credibility – Liz Ryan

The way to break any bad habit is to starting by paying attention to the times when your bad habit shows up. Try to notice every time you fall into the rut and repeat your bad habit. Ask your friends at work to pay attention and remind you when you're apologizing for nothing. As you … Continue reading Ten Bad Habits That Are Killing Your Credibility – Liz Ryan

How To Teach Your Kids To Care About Other People – Caroline Bologna

As deep-seated divisions, vitriol and disturbing news fill headlines, many people are wondering what happened to the qualities of empathy and kindness in our society. In the same vein, many parents are wondering how to raise kids who will be a force for love and goodness in the face of bitterness and hate. HuffPost spoke … Continue reading How To Teach Your Kids To Care About Other People – Caroline Bologna

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