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Social Media Marketing Made Simple: A Step-by-Step Guide

I don’t think I need to tell you how big social media is.<p><b>Social media is</b> <b>the fastest growing trend in the history of the world</b>.<p>This sector has grown …

Marketing

A Yale alumni interviewer says 'college rejection should feel like getting swiped left on Tinder'

The interviews are meant to give the admissions committee more insight into applicants.<p>But one interviewer, Ben Orlin, wrote an op-ed in the Los Angeles Times on Sunday explaining why after one year as an alumni interviewer at Yale, he would never enlist again.<p>Orlin explains that he feels …

College & University

5 Things School Leaders Do That Make A Big Difference For Teachers

Teachers thrive in schools that prioritize these literacy capacity-building strategies and, in turn, students have greater opportunities for success.

Teaching

Parents ‘concerned’ their children will be in debt as cost of higher education and living rise

Parents are becoming increasingly concerned about the debt their children could face later in life, and also say their cash-based savings may not be …

Higher Education

Deleting genes could boost lifespan by 60 per cent, say scientists

The secret of extending life by decades may lie in switching off certain genes, scientists believe, after showing that small genetic tweaks can make organisms live 60 per cent longer.<p>Ten years of research by the Buck Institute for Research on Ageing and the University of Washington has identified …

Sensory Toys, Autism and Child Development

Sensory toys, games and activities have so many benefits to children with various additional needs owing to the multitude of ways these resources can …

Autism

Connecting toys to science

<b>Dash & Dot: A robot to teach programming in kindergarten</b><p>Billed as robot toys that teach kids to program, Dash & Dot come endorsed by educators. These …

George Washington University

America's richest (and poorest) school districts

Many factors determine the quality of education in a particular state, including federal, state, and local funding levels, the curriculum, and teacher and staff quality. A district's wealth, however, is often a very good indicator of how well the area's students are likely to perform.<p>In San …

Demographics

More sleep for teens, more hardship for parents as school bell times change

There’s been only a 20-minute change in high school schedules in Montgomery County, but ­17-year-old Luc Cassagnol says he sleeps longer and is more awake for his first-period calculus class. “A huge improvement,” he said of the new 7:45 a.m. opening bell.<p>But others are less enthusiastic about the …

High School

13 of the most impressive professors at Stanford

In fact, we named it the No. 2 college in America on this year's best colleges list.<p>The Ivy League of the West is an incubator for future tech stars and entrepreneurs and home to some of the world's most innovative researchers and teachers.<p>From writers to mathematicians, Stanford's professors are …

Artificial Intelligence

The most important piece of advice for first year? Talk to your professors

Here's the deal: University is a big step, it's transformative, it's provoking, it's challenging – we've all heard this before. The general conversation on the transition to the first year of university falls nothing short of menacing. We are told that university changes our lives, it makes or …

High School

5 Tips to Motivate Yourself When You're Student

What student doesn’t need a little motivational push for doing homework? Doing homework is not something that comes willingly if you’re not motivated …

Motivation

Homepage

How to stop high school from stifling creativity

"Education is not the learning of facts," said Albert Einstein, "but the training of the mind to think."<p>Before his name became synonymous with scientific genius, Einstein was a teenager struggling to stay engaged in his secondary studies at Munich's Luitpold Gymnasium, his creativity and passion …

High School

University is not about the subject, but about education

Every new school year brings new questions about the value of an educational system that favours research over teaching. Teaching-focused professors help universities save money while meeting the public outcry that universities do more to prepare young people for the future.<p>These teaching-centered …

Education isn't skills: colleges may not teach the skills people need.

The "college wage premium"—the earnings gap between graduates and nongraduates—has been rising for long enough now that people sometimes think of the …

8 Things Your Child's Preschool Teacher Thinks About You (That Aren't What You Expect)

Parenting is hard enough as it is, without worrying about what other people think of you. Preschool teachers are in your corner and want to be part of your A-team. We're usually naturally positive people, and want to help you do your best as a parent.<p>We've seen lots of parents go through what …

Parenting

5 Steps to Designing a Billion-Dollar Company | Inc.com

<i>This is a guest post by Applico director of operations Patrick Stewart. Follow Patrick on Twitter @palpatrick.</i><p><b>Question</b>: What do Airbnb, Snapchat, and Uber all have in common (besides multibillion-dollar valuations)?<p><b>Answer</b>: None of these startups directly create the value that end users consume. …

Design

Why We Should Teach Children Philosophy

For centuries children were taught the basics of math, science, and grammar along with a rich education in the humanities, like philosophy and …

'Zuckerberg had no idea what he was getting himself into' with his $100 million donation to Newark public schools

With a hyped-up announcement on "Oprah," he pledged to donate $100 million to Newark under the agreement that another $100 million would be matched from other sources.<p>But the turnaround hasn't gone as expected for a number of reasons, and journalist Dale Russakoff has tracked the five years since …

New Jersey

3 Things That the Most Successful American Businesses All Have in Common

What makes perennial powerhouses like Apple, Zappos and Google so successful? You'll be surprised at the 3 characteristics that they all have in common.<p>We are all inspired by the success of companies like Apple, Zappos and Google. Seen as iconoclastic through their creativity and innovative, these …

Bowling Alley

Are you selling to the Brain, Heart or Ego? Follow 3 simple rules to garner maximum sales

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>There are many different terminologies that are often used when it comes to explaining sales. Most people, who are engaged in sales, tend to talk about …

Selling

9 Secrets About Human Brains That Will Help You To Achieve Marketing Success

Understanding psychology is the cornerstone of becoming a great marketer.<p>The reason is that psychology is the basis for all effective marketing …

Can You Predict a Startup’s Success Based on the Concept Alone?

It’s easy to make fun of bad startup ideas – Airbnb for toilets? – but it’s not so easy to pick the good ones ahead of time. Just ask venture capitalists, the vast majority of whom lose money. The difficulty of separating good ideas from bad is part of why angel investors end up investing based …

Venture Capital

Why Is College So Expensive if Professors Are Paid So Little?

As the fall semester begins on the small-town campus of St Michael’s College in Vermont, Sharyn Layfield is entering the autumn of her educational …

Oxbridge tops list of best UK universities but Surrey named 'University of the Year'

Oxford and Cambridge have maintained their lead as the UK's two best universities, according to the Sunday Times’ Higher Education guide.<p>The two …

Should Students From State Schools Be Given Priority Access to University?

Higher education is seen by some as a passport to social mobility, a leveller which can help young people from disadvantaged backgrounds catch up …

Higher Education

These UK universities are offering scholarships to refugees

<b>British universities have responded to the refugee crisis by offering scholarships to those seeking a place in higher education.</b><p>The University of …

Paving the path to college completion

Community colleges have achieved the goal of providing broader and cheaper access to higher education. Now, experts and administrators say, the focus …

College & University