10 Ways to Do Fast Math: Tricks and Tips for Doing Math in Your Head

You don’t have to be a math teacher to know that a lot of students—and likely a lot of parents (it’s been awhile!)—are intimidated by math problems, especially if they involve large numbers. Learning techniques on how to do math quickly can help students develop greater confidence in math, improve [...]

July 8th, 2018|

6 Self-Improvement Hacks to Instantly Improve the Way You Live and Work

Not only will these make you happier, you'll also notice an increase in personal well-being and productivity at work. If you're looking to improve your life, I'd like to share some useful activities -- backed by science -- that can be done in as little as a few minutes per day. Others [...]

July 3rd, 2018|

The Top 5 Photography Tips For Absolute Beginners

Photography is one of the hardest things I’ve ever studied — even harder than programming or learning how to write well, if you can believe it. Not that pointing a camera and pressing a button is difficult, of course. What’s difficult is getting a shot to match your vision. It’s [...]

June 26th, 2018|

10 Tips To Learn Any Language From An Expert

Are you struggling to pick up a second language (or a third, or a fourth)? Here’s some advice from Matthew Youlden, a Babbelonian who speaks nine languages. Let this master guide you through the easy and fun way to learn any language.   Matthew Youlden speaks nine languages [...]

June 24th, 2018|

10 Books for Dad to Make You Feel Closer

From history buffs, to science nerds, to puzzle aficionadas, book-loving dads will cherish these reads that will give you both something to talk about. Beartown Do you and your father bond over sports? Then give him the latest bestseller from Swedish author Frederik Backman (A Man Called Ove), about the Bears of [...]

June 19th, 2018|

6 Professional Development (PD) Reads You Shouldn’t Miss

We asked about the professional development books you’d recommend to your teacher friends. Here are the six that stood out. In May we used our Facebook and Instagram feeds to ask, “What books would you recommend to your teacher friends this summer?” We expected to round up five to 10 [...]

June 17th, 2018|