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Reach Every Reader Launches to End Early Literacy Crisis

1500x750-RER.png Reading is essential for learning, yet students across the United States are completing elementary school with inadequate reading …

Education

2017 Best Back to School Apps for Every Grade

Back to school season is in full swing. While new backpacks, pens, and notebooks are perennial staples on every shopping list, tech is the new …

Apps

A Plan For Raising Brilliant Kids, According To Science

<i>Since NPR Ed first published this piece last year, it has become one of our most popular posts of all time. And since then, there has been a little anecdotal proof of concept for these parenting theories:</i><p><i>Kathy Pasek, one of the authors interviewed, has a son named Benj Pasek. He is a composer who,</i> …

Pedagogy

Here are 200 Excel shortcuts that'll make your life a lot easier

Each workbook acts as its own separate window on your PC or Mac, while each worksheet acts as a tab within a workbook with separate cells.<p>This section of the Excel Guide offers all shortcuts you need to open, navigate between, and control all of these options.<p><i>Courtesy of GoSkills.</i>

Analytics

How to turn anything into a PDF on your iPhone or iPad

Stop! Don’t download that PDF converter app for iOS. You don’t need it. What if I told you iPhones have come with a built-in PDF-conversion tool since iOS 10?<p>Once you know where this iOS PDF converter is buried, you can quickly and easily turn anything into a handy PDF on your iPhone or iPad.<p>On the …

Apps

11 places to learn public-speaking skills for free

And yet public speaking is still the top phobia, affecting more people than fears of spiders, heights, darkness and even death.<p>That's right, death.<p>If you're one of those people who would rather curl up in a ball and simply die than speak in front of a crowd, you definitely need to check out these …

Public Speaking

Amazon Debuts Tool Allowing Parents To Track Kids’ Activities

Many parents monitor their child’s activity when using a computer, phone, or tablet, but the task of checking individual apps and browsing history …

5 questions from Buddhism, Stoicism, and neuroscience that will make you emotionally stronger

When we're anxious, angry, or sad, we rarely do the smart thing. And that can seriously mess up our lives.<p>At work, in love, or pretty much anything we do, we need emotional strength to stay cool and do the right thing.<p>Now dealing with the ups and downs of feelings isn't anything new. And nor are …

Self-help

A 12-Week Fat Loss Plan: Phase One

You’ve spent hundreds of dollars on programs, books, and workout videos. <b>You’ve stuck to plans for 2-90 days, only to burn out and resort to old ways</b>. …

10 Creativity Quotes to Kick Off Your Year

<i>For many of us, 2017 was a doozy, but we here at Brit + Co are ready to hit refresh in 2018! Follow our Hit Refresh series through January for new ideas, hacks, and skills that will help you achieve (and maintain!) those New Year’s resolutions.</i><p>If accessing your creative side is one of your …

Creativity

What Does “Direct Instruction” Really Mean?

If you search for the definition of “direct instruction” online, this is what pops-up first:<p><i>Direct instruction (DI) is a general term for the</i> …

Fish Oil: You're Using It Wrong

Fish Oil Is Awesome. But Are You Using It Correctly?<p>Here's what you need to know...<p>Some people aren't seeing results from using fish oil. They're …

101 Places to Buy Furniture & Home Decor Online

Oh, the joys of online home decor shopping. Not only can you find great deals on all kinds of housewares, you can do it all in your pajamas and from …

Home

Female hormones and weight loss

A quick glance at a male versus female body tells you right away something is different. While we can certainly recognize the obvious, we ignore …

The Controversial Skinny Pill Scoop - How Khloe Lost Over 22Lbs in 30 Days - Huffington Post

<b>Huffington Post -</b> Since the beginning of the year, our readers have been going crazy over a new ‘Skinny Pill” made famous by Khloe Kardashian that is …

Kitchen Sinks

Update the heart of your home in sleek style with this sink, perfect for rinsing dinner dishes and filling stockpots.<p>Update the heart of your home in …

Writing Techniques To Improve Reading Comprehension

Periodically, I watch episodes of the TV show “Numb3rs” on Netflix just to pretend that I’m a math genius. My friend and I have made an inside joke …

One Fashion by Cozy Collection Coral & Beige Color Block Asymmetrical Top

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Top 10 Characteristics Of Effective Vocabulary Instruction

<i>by Kimberly Tyson, Ph. D. of learningunlimitedllc.com</i><p>We know that there is a strong relationship between vocabulary and reading comprehension. …

Deeper Learning: Defining Twenty-First Century Literacy

"[L]iteracy is the most basic currency of the knowledge economy we're living in today. Only a few generations ago, it was okay to enter the workforce …