11 SMART Goals Examples for Special Education Teachers

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Being a teacher is a fulfilling and rewarding profession. One thing I learned from my time in the classroom is that you can never plan too much as a teacher. Setting realistic goals for yourself and your students is the best way to get everyone on the same page and have a basis to measure … Read more

25 Famous & Celebrity Introverts Throughout History

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Do you often find yourself feeling recharged when spending time alone, but drained after being in a crowded place or engaging in too many conversations? If so, you’re not alone! As a grown adult, I always enjoy meeting new people… however, even being out of high school for a very long time hasn’t changed the … Read more

11 Fun Memory Games for Kids in 2023

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I love playing games with my friends and family. Come to think of it, some of my favorite games growing up were memory games (good going, mom and dad)… and clearly, they worked because I still remember them.  We live in the digital age where games are voice-activated, neon-colored, and very much in your face … Read more

101 Thought Provoking Questions for Kids to Make Them Think

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Kids can ask questions all day long and never seem to tire of doing so. When it comes to getting them to answer questions, however, it is another matter completely. This gets even truer as they get older. Very often, you get one or two-word answers. This is often because you ask questions that really … Read more

13 SMART Fitness Goals Examples That Will Motivate You

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How many times did you set a fitness goal that failed? If you’re like most people, probably more than once. The problem often lies with how we set our goals. A simple “get in shape” won’t do it. There’s a much more efficient way to motivate yourself. The secret is in setting the correct type … Read more

10 SMART Goals Examples for Education and Educators

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Goal setting is an ongoing and adaptive process. Educators should try to recognize emerging patterns and use this new or revised information to refine their current goals.  Summer, for educators, is often a useful time to reflect on outcomes from the previous school year. For me, it is the time of the academic cycle when I get to … Read more

51 Successful People Who Didn’t Go to or Finish College

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When I was in high school back in the 90’s, everyone stressed the importance of a college education. While my school did offer a vocational track, there was quite a bit of pressure placed upon me to work towards attending a 4-year university… not just by society, but by my family.  My parents only attended … Read more

15 SMART Goals Examples That Fit Your Marketing Plan

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Marketing plans are a never-ending involvement. The industry standards grow and change whenever something new comes up on the market. Your company needs to add ways to retain and grow its customer base and strengthen its brand recognition with each new competitor. With SMART goals, marketing can become almost effortless when you divide it into … Read more

141 Questions to Ask Yourself to Find Out Who You Are

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I love self-reflection. Sometimes I go on long walks in the early morning or late evening when few people are around so I can be in my own head. Doing so enables me to “think out loud” while feeling at one with nature. At home, I often play flute-based meditative music to help me start thinking about … Read more

9 Assertive Personality Traits & Characteristics

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At my previous job, I always looked up to my manager. She continually stuck to the boundaries she created, seemed to say no confidently, communicated effectively, and took critique in stride… all while being self-confident and self-assured. I always aspired to be like her.  As it turns out, my manager has an assertive personality. And … Read more