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Setting Students up for Success by Setting SMART Goals

By Ish Stabosz
Center for Creative Instruction & Technology
Delaware Technical Community College
Stanton Campus

“Setting SMART goals is a great way to practice what it feels like to have self-control—to have control over your destiny.” 362 more words


RE: How to Cultivate Your Voice

For the past year or so, I’ve been an avid follower of Diplateevo - a blogger who (funnily enough shares the exact same name as my boyfriend…) has an uncanny knack for pushing out meaningful content that is always so applicable to life. 518 more words


A Recommendation for Joe Abercrombie

Q: Is Joe Abercrombie one of those writers who just brutally murders all his characters?

A: No, not quite. Here’s why I like his books. 203 more words

Adventures With Humans

Summer Vacation 2014: My Big 3 Obsessions

Every year I remind myself how fortunate I am as a teacher to have a summer break. But it’s about more than long days at the beach, lunches with friends, and catching up on my Netflix cue; summer break is a time to reflect on and renew my passion for education. 463 more words

Educational Technology

Essential Lesson

What do you gain when you win or lose? As long as you are learning; you gain everything. tlb


Before the rainy day.

When the brain is frozen to paralysis,

And there have been NOs coming your way.

When the back seems to have broken under the final straw of nay saying,

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COMMS ADVICE: Be Bold, Be the bit of Grit in the Oyster

If there is one piece of advice I came to late in my career that I value  it is this… the role of comms is sometimes to be the bit of grit in the oyster. 439 more words

Public Relations