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Incredible Gadgets You Would Kill For - 20 Examples. Gadgets are more unusual and more clever than normal technological objects and that makes them gain popularity. These wonderful gizmos ease our daily routine and keep us in contact with the innovative movement, making sure we don’t get stuck in the past. But of course, in the world of gadgets there are also some devices that take it a little bit far, making us gaze at them with hope that we will get our hands on them sooner. Window phone concept Is it a window, is it a phone? No. AFGT Gaming Device This gadget seems to be the holy grail of the gaming world. Sound Mug Speaker This particular device could look a little bit strange at a first impression but actually it’s a damn cool thing. Vestalife BumbleBee Earbuds If you’re a guy, it’s unlikely that you will be interested in these little pink earbuds but as a girl, you’ll find them pretty glamy. Babelfisk In case you’re getting lazy in classes these wonderful glasses will give you some help.

QWERTY Keyboard For iPhone Sliding Pooltable eRoll. Just girly things. Moral Stories - Inspirational Stories - Motivational Stories. 3 Words That Guarantee Failure. People who fail to achieve goals almost always signal their intent to fail by using three little words: "I will try...

3 Words That Guarantee Failure

" There are no three words in the English language that are more deceptive, both to the person who says them and the person who hears them. Want People to Return Your Emails? Avoid These Words [INFOGRAPHIC] Next time you write an email subject line, think twice about the words you're using.

Want People to Return Your Emails? Avoid These Words [INFOGRAPHIC]

Loading your message with words such as "confirm," "join," "press," or "invite" is not a good idea if you want a response, says data from Baydin, the makers of email plugin Boomerang. Baydin recently extracted data from five million emails its users handled — either using the company's "email game" or scheduled for later via Boomerang.

It found that some subject-line words, such as "apply" and "opportunity," got more responses than words from the aforementioned list. Its data also suggests the best time to send emails is before work. Cognitive Endurance Basics for Software Developers. A few weeks ago Michael published a post called Product Software Development Is a Marathon.

Cognitive Endurance Basics for Software Developers

The message of this post is: if you want to come up with a decent product, you’ve got to brace yourself up for a long-distance marathon run. I agree to the point of long-distance and endurance, but I’d rather compare this not to a marathon but to a triathlon race. Triathlon requires diverse skills, you not only have to run, but to swim and to bike, and, as we know, good software developers need diverse skills, too. By the way, quite a few IT guys I know, they do triathlon as a hobby, so there really must be something to it.

The Nine Ways To Destroy Your Life and Everyone Around You. Motivating students to learn. Dr Andrew Martin, MAPS Motivation is students' energy and drive to learn, work effectively, and achieve to their potential at school.

Motivating students to learn

Motivation plays a large part in students' interest in and enjoyment of school and study and underpins their achievement. In this article DR ANDREW MARTIN MAPS describes a model of student motivation - the Student Motivation Wheel - and discusses some strategies practitioners and parents can use to enhance students' motivation. THE STUDENT Motivation Wheel (Martin, 2003) reflects the thoughts, feelings and behaviours underpinning academic engagement at school and separates motivation into factors that reflect enhanced motivation, those that reflect constrained motivation, and those that reflect reduced motivation.

Navy SEALs Have a '40 Percent Rule' And It's the Key to Overcoming Mental Barriers. Transcript Jesse Itzler: I first met "SEAL" at a 100-mile run in San Diego and I was running this race as part of a six-person relay team with friends and he was running the entire race by himself.

Navy SEALs Have a '40 Percent Rule' And It's the Key to Overcoming Mental Barriers

And the run was unsupported so you have to bring your own supplies. So we had, you know, we overdid it a little bit. If You're Practical Utterly Fantastic Dreams Can Come True. Is anything possible?

If You're Practical Utterly Fantastic Dreams Can Come True

Businessinsider. “You have the same number of hours in the day as Beyoncé.”


Everyone knows someone who works full time, volunteers, runs a successful blog, and somehow still finds time to go grocery shopping, cook organic Instagram-worthy meals, foster a loving relationship, walk his or her adorable Boston Terrier, and, oh—train for a half marathon. These kinds of “super-achievers” have the same number of hours in the day as the rest of us, but somehow, they always seem to get more done.

How do they do it? As a psychologist and life coach who has spent thousands of hours working with clients over the past 28 years—including hundreds of hours with clients who meet this super-achiever character profile—here’s what I’ve noticed about people who consistently succeed. The Best Way to Reach Your Goals May Be Publicly Recording Your Progress. How the world's most improved school systems keep getting better. Strategies for Helping Students Motivate Themselves.

Editor's Note: This piece was adapted from Building a Community of Self-Motivated Learners: Strategies to Help Students Thrive in School and Beyond by Larry Ferlazzo, available March 21, 2015 from Routledge.

Strategies for Helping Students Motivate Themselves

My previous post reviewed research on extrinsic and intrinsic motivation, and described the four qualities that have been identified as critical to helping students motivate themselves: autonomy, competence, relatedness, and relevance. In this post, I'll discuss practical classroom strategies to reinforce each of these four qualities. Autonomy Providing students with freedom of choice is one strategy for promoting learner autonomy. Educators commonly view this idea of choice through the lens of organizational and procedural choice. The Big List Of Indie Game Marketing.

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