Projects vs. Tasks: A Critical Distinction in Productive Scheduling

In a recent episode of my podcast, an Australian doctor named Nathan asked an interesting question regarding some difficulties he had maintaining and organizing his task list: “David Allen asked ‘Is it actionable?’; separating tasks from ideas. But I also find that there are different types of tasks. The easiest to deal with are what I’m taking to calling ‘concrete’ tasks, such as taking out the rubbish, or submitting a final report. These are defined, necessary tasks that are cognitively easy t...
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Teachers take legal action as chaos grips England's schools plan

Unions advise teachers to stay away from schools and warn reopening plan is an ‘utter shambles’Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe planned reopening of schools in England has descended into disarray, as to the classroom, heads took legal action over the government’s plans and senior Tories warned that school gates may have to remain shut for weeks to come.With warnings that some primary heads would arrive at work on Monday morning unsure about whether they would be ...
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Shop Pantone’s Colors of the Year: Ultimate Gray and Illuminating (+25 Items)

Two is better than one, especially when it comes to Pantone's Color of the Year.
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I'm a 24-year-old medical student. Here's what my parents did right to help me successfully pursue my education.

Darian Dozier. Darian Dozier Darian Dozier is a writer, creator of the medical school admissions and wellness blog Melanated and Meducated, and current osteopathic medical student based in Houston. From a young age, Dozier knew she wanted to become a doctor, and says her parents' lessons of studying hard, staying focused, and always trying her best helped her stay motivated throughout the journey to med school. Certain practices, like insisting she finished high school homework on Friday i...
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The government's U-turns on education in England under Covid

From exams to free school meals, ministers have made a string of volte-faces Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe announcement that all London primary schools will remain closed next week is the latest in a string of government U-turns on education since the pandemic began.Under the government’s initial plan, schools in the City of London and Kingston were due to reopen but those in 22 other London boroughs would have remained closed. Continue reading...
Tags: England, London, Education, UK News, Schools, GCSEs, A-levels, Kingston, School meals, Coronavirus

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