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Martin Burrett

10 Things To Make Staff Meetings More Productive - 25 views

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    "Drawing from almost 200 scientific studies on workplace meetings, a team of psychological scientists provides recommendations for making the most out of meetings before they start, as they're happening, and after they've concluded. Their report is published in Current Directions in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. Meetings are a near-ubiquitous aspect of today's professional workplace and there is abundant trade wisdom and written guidance about how meetings should be run. But, as researchers Joseph Mroz and Joseph Allen (University of Nebraska Omaha) and Dana Verhoeven and Marissa Shuffler (Clemson University) point out, very little of this guidance is informed by the available science."
aidanwallis

The Small Behaviors That Create Excellence at Work | Heleo - 7 views

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    with TomPeters The Small Behaviors That Create Excellence at Work https://t.co/Qu94e0pDiU fantastic conversation between Caroline Webb @Caroline_Webb_ & Tom Peters @tom_peters via @heleoworld #productivity #Leadership #Tips https://t.co/Bjazx2cmyY
Martin Burrett

The Eisenhower Productivity Matrix - 26 views

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    "Working within the education sector invariably throws together so many tasks that producing a simple to-do list is sometimes just not enough. When faced with a complex to-do list, the usual temptation can be to procrastinate, leaving the important and urgent items on the list festering away until last-minute panic sets in."
Kimberly DeSandre

100 Most Brilliant Tech Hacks You Need To Know Right Now - 98 views

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    Think you've seen every possible tech hack out there? Think again for this ultimate list of no common sense tech hacks that makes your life easier. Remember to bookmark and rename it as Notepad. Believe me, you have to try this combo if you haven't. Open these links in separate tabs: Feel lonely?
Mathieu Plourde

A Modest Proposal: Eliminate Email - 55 views

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    "Most knowledge workers believe that email is a passive tool they choose to use to make their real work easier. But as the Big Blue engineers discovered three decades ago, this technology is not passive; it instead actively changes what we mean by "real work.""
Tim Cooper

How to Beat Procrastination - Wait But Why - 52 views

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    procrastinator's unite! Nice advice to beat it.
Yozo Horiuchi

60 iPad Productivity Apps For Modern, Mobile Teachers - 122 views

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    Title says it all... I've heard of or used just about all of them, but it's always nice to share... Let me know what you use and lets make a great list of apps for teachers.
Rachel Hinton

20 essential Android apps for college students - 76 views

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    Summary: Out of the thousands on offer to make your life easier, here is a roundup of the most essential Android applications for students.
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    Summary: Out of the thousands on offer to make your life easier, here is a roundup of the most essential Android applications for students.
Rachel Hinton

Five apps to expand Word 2013's feature set - TechRepublic - 53 views

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    Why leave your document to use an external tool when you can integrate the functionality you need into Word? Check out these five free mini apps to add power to Word 2013.
Rhonda Bonnstetter

Put the internet to work for you. - IFTTT - 46 views

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    If This Then That is a helpful website for automating many routine online tasks. If This Then That helps you automate tasks like saving your Pinterest pins to your Evernote account, setting text alerts for calendar events, and sending email attachments directly to your Dropbox account. There are thousands of formulas, "recipes" is what IFTTT calls them, available in the gallery of recipes. The recipes are all contributed by the community of IFTTT members and you can contribute too. You can browse channels of recipes that are based on the use of popular services like Gmail, Dropbox, Evernote, Instagram, and Google Drive. Click here to see the hundreds of recipes that incorporate Google Drive functions.
Melissa Enderle

ShortcutMapper - Keyboard Shortcuts for Popular Apps - 48 views

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    Visual shortcuts for popular apps. Press modifier keys to see more. Mac/PC
Roland Gesthuizen

How to Focus More in Class: 11 Steps (with Pictures) - wikiHow - 112 views

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    "Slacking off during class isn't only a bad habit, but it's also very detrimental to your grade! Focusing in class really proves to teachers that you are a capable student but it also shows that you have got a solid level of maturity and self control, which will be very important in your future life. Read on to find out more about "How to Focus More in Class" "
Roland Gesthuizen

8 Ways For Teachers To Save Time In The Classroom - 149 views

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    "Teachers think about a lot during the course of a school day - from planning lessons tied to the core curriculum to making sure Jimmy gets home on the right bus. One thing teachers often do not think about is saving themselves time, but they should."
Roland Gesthuizen

4 Great Web-Based Mindmapping Tools To Enhance Your Creativity - 125 views

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    "In recent years, a lot of mindmapping resources have begun popping up on the Internet. Some of the more powerful ones require you to download and install a chunky program on your computer. Others cost a pretty penny. Here are four free mindmapping tools that are web-based, meaning you can get up and running immediately without hassle. "
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