Browsing Posts tagged career

BY BILL FERRIS Welcome back from a long weekend. In this week’s by the numbers, we’ve got the answers to questions you’ll be asked in your next job interview, open-source ideas for educators, and some cool arithmetricks. Or, if you prefer, mathemagic. What’s that? You hate both of those puns? Fine, math tricks. Happy now? […]

BY BILL FERRIS This week’s MBTN looks at inspiring TED videos for educators, how to sabotage your resume, saving for college, and free ebooks on personal finance. More after the jump.

BY BILL FERRIS This week’s MBTN features tips to help you to hang on to your job, a panoramic tour of the new seven wonders of the world, and ideas on how to make Wordle educational. More after the jump.

BY REBECCAH HAINES We’ve heard a lot about some renegade microbes in the news lately.  The Swine Flu hysteria closed down many schools across the country and continues to be an issue worldwide.  With all the press that H1N1 has gotten, you might think that all microbes are harmful. In fact, the vast majority of […]

BY BILL FERRIS This week’s MBTN features foods that will keep you healthy, a new job-search site for teachers, and tips for stopping conflicts. Read more after the jump.

This week’s MBTN features the art of persuasion, common literary references, and $125,000-a-year teachers. More after the jump.

BY BILL FERRIS For many teachers, summer vacation is the Super Bowl of job perks. You’ve worked hard at a demanding job, and now get some well-earned time to relax. This year, though, the economy has become the fingernail in teachers’ bowls of soup. A lot of educators have lost their jobs, and many worry […]

This week’s MBTN features alternative teaching methods, how to use colons & semicolons, a web backpack for students and the best search engines for student research. Details after the jump.

I have sincerely enjoyed my time here at Instructify, writing up my very smug and minimalist posts. I’m tired of my vast talents with wordery going unrecognized and I’m leaving. I quit! I’ll see you jerks never! [Picks up newspaper. Spit take.] Okay, um, hey, so it looks like the job market out there isn’t […]

Whenever you think about possible futures for kids, what do you think about? If you immediately think about animal-themed flu epidemics, food riots and melted polar ice caps, well then you, sir or madam, are an alarmist. What are your social interactions like? For a more positive and proactive take on things, head on over […]