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The Secret to Classroom Management—No Matter Where You Teach
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The Secret to Classroom Management—No Matter Where You Teach

Story reblogged from “We Are Teachers”; Story written by Elizabeth Peyton – I’ve been teaching middle school for 12 years. I’ve been in an urban school in which 99 percent of students receive free lunch for nine of those years. And I’ve tried a lot of classroom management strategies with varying degrees of success. I’ve tried … Continue reading

The Art of Tidying Up Your Digital Life
GENERAL POSTS / ARTICLES

The Art of Tidying Up Your Digital Life

Reblogged from Dropbox; Story written by Mindy Honey – My Facebook posts echoed many of the articles hitting the Internet about people feeling happier and experiencing a stronger sense of well-being in their personal spaces. However, that magical lightness evaporated immediately when I moved from my Facebook tab to my inbox, a lawless land overrun with nearly … Continue reading

When Expert Advice Creates Analysis Paralysis
DEVELOPMENT / GENERAL POSTS / ARTICLES

When Expert Advice Creates Analysis Paralysis

Story written by Dr. Robert Cialdini; Story provided by Influence at Work – Usually, a communicator’s purpose is to develop and send a message that alters the attitudes, decisions, or behaviors of recipients. The critical question, of course, is how best to arrange it so as to not produce the dreaded analysis paralysis. Although social … Continue reading

Here’s How to Tell Someone Their Work Is Sloppy (and Actually Get Them to Change Their Ways)
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Here’s How to Tell Someone Their Work Is Sloppy (and Actually Get Them to Change Their Ways)

Story written by Alyse Kalish; Story provided by The Muse – You’re a hard worker. You like things to be done on time, and done well. To you, it’s a small ask. So when someone you work with keeps turning in unfinished reports or sloppy pieces of work, it really grinds your gears. Not only … Continue reading

8 Questions to Ask Someone Other Than “What Do You Do?”
DEVELOPMENT

8 Questions to Ask Someone Other Than “What Do You Do?”

GRANT FAINT/HAYON THAPALIYA/GETTY IMAGES Story provided by HBR and written by David Burkus We’ve all been in the awkward situation of meeting someone new and having to build rapport quickly — at networking events, industry conferences, charity events, dinner parties, and other social-professional situations. If you’re like many people — especially most Americans — you break the awkward … Continue reading