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The four-step guide to eliminating distractions

The four-step guide to eliminating distractions | Learning-Teaching | Scoop.it
To unlock the most productive version of yourself, level up your ability to limit and altogether eliminate distractions with these four easy steps.
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10 Brain Hacks To Make You Smarter

10 Brain Hacks To Make You Smarter | Learning-Teaching | Scoop.it
What dos peed reading, memory retention, yoga and salmon have in common? These are a few brain hacks to make you smarter.
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25 Killer Websites that Make You Cleverer

25 Killer Websites that Make You Cleverer | Learning-Teaching | Scoop.it
There are countless websites out there that are geared to make you smarter and more brilliant for either a low or no cost. Here are just 25 killer websites.
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Two Words Guaranteed to Make You More Successful

Two Words Guaranteed to Make You More Successful | Learning-Teaching | Scoop.it
Saying yes to too many opportunities, too many projects, or too many people is a recipe for failure. As entrepreneur Derek Sivers likes to say, "No more 'yes.' It's either, 'Hell yeah!' or 'no.'"The problem is, when most of us say no...
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Just What Are the Liberal Arts Anyway?

Just What Are the Liberal Arts Anyway? | Learning-Teaching | Scoop.it
As parents send their kids off to college this fall, and those same kids try to figure out what they want to study, and as those of us who teach in liberal arts institutions begin talking to those students about the purpose and meaning of the...
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The Importance of Writing Skills in Tech-Related Fields

The Importance of Writing Skills in Tech-Related Fields | Learning-Teaching | Scoop.it
Yes, you really do need to know how to write in the sciences.
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What Fitness Bands Can Teach Us about Classroom Assessment

What Fitness Bands Can Teach Us about Classroom Assessment | Learning-Teaching | Scoop.it
Watching a colleague achieve her fitness goals using a tracker has caused me to revisit the power of formative assessment as a learning tool.
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I Will Hire You for Your "Useless" Degree, If...

I Will Hire You for Your "Useless" Degree, If... | Learning-Teaching | Scoop.it
As someone who has hired people for a long time now, Dustin McKissen doesn’t believe in so called useless degrees.
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10 Rituals That Morning People Use To Start Successful Days

10 Rituals That Morning People Use To Start Successful Days | Learning-Teaching | Scoop.it
Learn how building good habits helps morning people sharpen their mind and strengthen their body for achieving success.
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Cooperative Learning Structures and Deep Learning

Cooperative Learning Structures and Deep Learning | Learning-Teaching | Scoop.it
Studies have found that cooperative learning is related to higher academic achievement, but that doesn’t mean students always like these group structures.
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How to Overcome Procrastination By Way of Introspective Awareness | Big Think

How to Overcome Procrastination By Way of Introspective Awareness | Big Think | Learning-Teaching | Scoop.it
You have to identify the causes of your procrastination in order to beat it. More often than not, ego and a fear of failure are at the root of the problem.
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Step Outside the Major, Please

Step Outside the Major, Please | Learning-Teaching | Scoop.it
Why you should encourage humanities majors to cross the border into math and science, and vice versa.
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Where Does Innovative Teaching Come From?

Where Does Innovative Teaching Come From? | Learning-Teaching | Scoop.it
The survey asked faculty to identify practices and procedures that advance and hinder innovative teaching. An atmosphere of collaboration is essential.
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Final Exams or Epic Finales

Final Exams or Epic Finales | Learning-Teaching | Scoop.it
Instead of a multiple-choice final, try ending the semester with one last, memorable learning experience.
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Habit Creep: The Gradual and Reasonable Way to Improve Yourself

Habit Creep: The Gradual and Reasonable Way to Improve Yourself | Learning-Teaching | Scoop.it
There is a common phenomenon in the world of personal finance called “lifestyle creep.” It describes our tendency to buy bigger, better, and nicer things as our income rises.
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Three Tools for Supporting Student Success

Three Tools for Supporting Student Success | Learning-Teaching | Scoop.it
Course requirements did not change—students still had to complete the same assignments—but how I supported their learning was the difference maker.
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This visualization shows why time seems to pass faster as you get older

When you were 8, summer lasted forever. Is this why it flies by now?
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First Day of Class Activity: The Interest Inventory

First Day of Class Activity: The Interest Inventory | Learning-Teaching | Scoop.it
When creating your interest inventory, you need to consider what you need to know about your students in order to effectively teach them.
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20 Funny Things Everyone Can Do Every Day to Get Smarter

20 Funny Things Everyone Can Do Every Day to Get Smarter | Learning-Teaching | Scoop.it
What does being "smart" look like to you? Here's 20 things you can do to get smarter each day. You might look funny, but it might just be worth it...
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20 Time Management Hacks I Wish I’d Known Before My 20s

20 Time Management Hacks I Wish I’d Known Before My 20s | Learning-Teaching | Scoop.it
Time management hacks allow you get your work done and enjoy your life!
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