Monday by the Numbers

June 9, 2008

50 Things Everyone Should Know How To Do – Do you know how to build a fire? How about CPR, do you know it? Or give directions? All of these things are essential life skills that you should know if … Continued

Carnival of Education #171: Career Fair

May 14, 2008

Welcome to the Carnival of Education Career Fair! We’ve retracted the bleachers and set up the booths on the gymnasium floor so these brave teachers can see what they might be doing if they weren’t teaching (perish the thought). Motivational … Continued

NY Times: Technology Raising Student Anxiety Levels

May 12, 2008

In a May 4 article titled “I Know What You Did Last Math Class,” the New York Times explores one unfortunate side effect of technology in schools. The article examines how parents are taking advantage of services that connect them … Continued

Monday by the Numbers

May 5, 2008

Get Smarter: 12 Hacks That Will Amp Up Your Brainpower Exercise your mind with these 12 strategies from Wired designed to max out your brainpower. Tips include exercising wisely, putting the right kinds of information in your brain, and even … Continued

Monday by the Numbers

April 28, 2008

How to Save Money on Gas – 29 Tips – I now own a car for the first time in ages. In fact, the last time I had to fill up a tank it barely cost me a nickel. And … Continued

Monday by the Numbers

April 21, 2008

11 Odd but Simple Ways to Improve Your Health There’s nothing like a good nasal rinse. Or how about a fast to detoxify your body? These offbeat health tips can keep your body running smoothly. After all the stress you … Continued

Teach Your Brain to Dance

April 8, 2008

From what I can tell, Mind Mapping is all the rage right now, and I should probably learn how to do it. In fact, you should, too. Lucky for us both, that information is made available at Brain Dance’s Meta … Continued

Turn Useless Totes into Stylish Messenger Bags

April 3, 2008

Spring is conference season. That means getting out of class, baked chicken hotel luncheons, and another free tote bag to stuff into your closet. If it turns out the conference was overbooked and the chicken overdone, take solace that the … Continued

How Green is a Company? Ask Scryve

April 2, 2008

Online tools have greatly increased social and political awareness. Friends can now readily share news, petitions, photographs, meeting information, corporate investment information, and much more with one another. Scyrve enables those interested in conservation to check out companies’ environmental consciousness … Continued

Shop at Borders for Cheap until April 8

April 2, 2008

Educators (that’s you!) can get 25% off books, music, movies, and whatever else you can find at Borders until April 8. If you’re a current or retired teacher, bring a proof of your educator status to your nearest Borders and … Continued