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BY NICK YINGLING When I was in school, time management was an issue. Video games robbed me of my attention span and desensitized me. Then the internet came along, chaining me to a computer for hours. To top it all off, I was incredibly popular and all the coolest people wanted me to hang out […]

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.

In their book Made to Stick, Dan and Chip Heath write about a stunning demonstration that showed the number of nukes in existence during the cold war. During this demonstrations, Geoff Ainscow of the group Beyond War asked audience members to close their eyes. He then dropped a BB into a metal bucket, representing the […]

Welcome to May’s random roundup. This month’s theme: Little Johnny, one-man stand-in for school-aged children the world over. After a year-and-a-half of hard work, we figured this overused cliche deserved a post of his own before he gets back to studying. Time-savers for teachers For other notes and resources the students need, consider giving this […]

25 Item To-Do List Everyone Should be Doing – If you’re not already making to-do lists in order to be the most productive you can be, maybe now is the time to start. This list from BANDBMAMA’s Blog is a great place to start. Such helpful items as taking a walk to smiling at others […]

Top 100 Twitter Tools – I’ll be honest. There is a lot of Twitter abuse going on out there. One of the amazing things about Twitter is its ability to customize your experience. There are new tools being built all the time, but few of them are useful for anything other than gaining more followers. […]

7 Steps to Emotional Maturity – It’s easy to get wrapped up in your emotions sometimes, and that can lead to ineffective teaching. For students, getting wrapped up in their emotions can be a hindrance to progress. This list shows steps toward gaining emotional maturity, which doesn’t necessarily mean giving up your emotions. It just […]

Some people discourage you, telling you not to “reinvent the wheel.” Other people will give you too much encouragement, saying “build a better mousetrap and the world will beat a path to your door.” Do not listen to either of these people. Both are trying to distract you with nonsensical feedback while they secretly steal […]

I just ate the sticker off my granny smith apple.  Well, to be more precise, I just ate about 3/4 of the sticker, and when I was taking the next bite, I saw the remaining bit.  So I didn’t eat the whole sticker.  But now I am left wondering which is more toxic — the […]

If you were jonesing for a list of lists to better your edification skills yesterday, I apologize. Nonetheless, Instructify is happy to present Tuesday by the Numbers, the day-late version of its sister column, Monday by the Numbers. 100 Free Online Ivy League Courses You Should Take Just for Fun – I know it says […]