Monday by the Numbers

September 14, 2009

BY BILL FERRIS This week’s by the numbers segment shows you easy ways to be more productive, as well as the tools to help you do it. Read all about it after the jump. Stripped GTD: 3 Habits That Make … Continued

Random roundup: Little Johnny

May 13, 2009

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 … Continued Timer keeps you on schedule

May 13, 2009

Keep your students on task with Timer, a simple and stylish timer application. Timer works much like Class Timer in that you can easily set a countdown timer that plays an obnoxious noise when it hits zero. However, … Continued

Time-savers for teachers

April 29, 2009

Planning lessons that will keep a class engaged and motivated takes enough time on its own without adding all the other things teachers have to contend with like parent meetings and conferences. Here are some time-saving tips that teachers can … Continued

Instructifeature: Getting grading done

February 3, 2009

Grading can be the bane of any teacher’s existence, especially when it’s not just a matter of comparing a bubble sheet to an answer key. A teacher can spend more mental energy grading a paper or a proof or a … Continued

Merlin Mann on Time and Attention

December 23, 2008

2009 is nearly upon us. Y2K… err, IX. The New Year holiday is always a moment to reflect. Whether you’ll be pensively staring out the window from a comfortable easy chair or passionately throwing a whiskey bottle at your reflection … Continued

A more productive commute to school

December 17, 2008

Your daily commute isn’t just a time to swear at motorists practice defensive driving. It’s several minutes every day that you can use to knock out tasks, communicate, or devote to personal improvement. In that spirit, presents seven tips … Continued

What are you waiting for? Manage Your Time!

November 17, 2008

When we’re young, time seems immense, stretching out somewhere beyond the limits of our imagination. As we grow older, our clocks tick faster, and we begin to regard time as a precious resource. We start saying things like “where did … Continued