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The Science Behind Task Interruption and Time Management

Interestingly, Dr. Gloria Mark, associate professor at the Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences at the University of California, found that average information workers are interrupted every three minutes – nearly twenty times per hour! Granted, many of…

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Zoombombing Resources

What is Zoombombing? A new form of trolling in which a participant uses Zoom’s screensharing feature to interrupt and disrupt meetings and classes. How to Prevent Zoombombing Classroom Management Strategies Waiting Room Message Any participant who does not login using…

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A Quick Guide to Writing your Elevator Pitch (With Examples!)

Elevator pitches will always be a necessary evil of the job hunt. We can change the name, eliminate the elevator, and avoid the awkward intros – but that, “So tell me about yourself/what do you do?/who are you?” question is…

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Five Essential Online Learning Strategies

Online learning environment can seem intimidating to students who haven’t tried it. Online learning isn’t much different than a classroom. Top Five Strategies for Success in Online Learning 1. Devote consistent blocs of time to the class Online courses are…

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The Best and Worst Majors (and What to Do if Yours Falls into the Latter Category)

When choosing a college major, it's normal to feel overwhelmed. There are many factors to consider before committing to a specific subject and industry, from money to stability. To offer some guidance on your decision, we outlined the highest-paying, the…

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14 Ideas for Camping Out In Your Backyard

Nothing says summer like camping. Unfortunately, nothing says chaos like camping with kids. Enter the backyard campout: low on stress, high on thrills, chock-full of the fun stuff that camping's all about (including plenty of dirt), all within shouting distance…

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Free Interactive Whiteboard Resources

Interactive whiteboard resources are a great way for teachers to engage classrooms in learning. While many teachers are spending hours a day creating their own activities for their interactive whiteboards, there are tons of free sources to help teachers learn…

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Talking with Kids about LGBTQ Issues

The resources below provide the language and information needed to discuss lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people and issues in an age-appropriate way with children and youth. Resources from HRC's Welcoming Schools Welcoming Schools is an LGBTQ-inclusive approach to…

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Student Life on a Budget

We’re all too familiar with the feeling of never having enough money. It so happens that students are affected by the lack of finances more than anyone. Constantly juggling full-time education, maintenance loans, rent, family, social life, and jobs is…

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University Resources and Technology for Students with Disabilities

Higher education is an exciting stage of life, yet it requires a lot of effort and dedication. Each person entering a university in the UK is embarking on a challenging adventure. People with disabilities face this demanding lifestyle with additional…

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