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Brain and Learning - Videos, Articles, Resources, Experts

The Brain and Learning<p>The brain and learning approach incorporates the latest scientific research about the brain and how students learn and mature …

Blue Ocean Leadership

Artwork: Mark Dorf, //_path/untitled 13, 2013, archival pigment print<p>It’s a sad truth about the workplace: Just 30% of employees are actively committed to doing a good job. According to Gallup’s 2013 State of the American Workplace report, 50% of employees merely put their time in, while the …

Work + Home + Community + Self

<i>Take an assessment—produced in partnership with Qualtrics—of your Total Leadership skills, and learn how to strengthen them and about people who exemplify them.</i><p>Overcommitted. Distracted. Stressed out. Stretched too thin. This is how many of us describe ourselves today. I hear it from men and women; …

Why Success Is a Conscious Decision You Can Make

<i>“There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, persistence, and learning from failure.” - Colin Powell</i><p>Many people believe that successful people have had greater opportunities than others. I believe that opportunities are not a gift; they are created through hard work …

Top 100 Inspirational Quotes

In my new eBook, <i>365 Inspirational Quotes: Daily Motivation For Your Best Year Ever</i>, I share the quotations that have inspired me as I’ve launched my companies, written my books and raised my children. In the spirit of self motivation, here are my top 100 inspirational quotes.<p>1. Life is about making …

Who’s Afraid of Free Speech?

Not universities—we host controversial debates all the time. It's the commencement speakers that are running scared.<p>News reports on college commencement season previously consisted of anodyne lists of the famous and near-famous appearing on campuses across the country, with occasional sound bites …

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New assessments can support a multiple-measure framework to deepen teaching and learning. By Linda Darling-Hammond Principal, January/February 2014 Web Resources

<b>New assessments can support a multiple-measure framework to deepen teaching and learning.</b><br>By Linda Darling-Hammond <i><br>Principal</i>, January/February 2014 <br>Web …

The School Superintendents Association

Horace Mann League Recognizes Top Leaders, Seats Officers for ‘14<p><b>Marian Wright Edelman</b><p>The Horace Mann League is presenting its 2014 Outstanding …

UC's Napolitano throws cold water on the online education craze

University of California President Janet Napolitano struck a rare blow for rational education practice this week by pushing back strongly against the craze for online learning courses. Online education isn't a panacea, she said; it's not for everyone, it's not cheap, and if it's done right it may …

How Brown v. Board of Education Changed—and Didn't Change—American Education

50 years after the Supreme Court decision struck down "separate but equal," scholastic opportunities for African-Americans have expanded. But inequality remains a major problem.<p>Two milestones in the history of American education are converging this spring. The second is reshaping the legacy of the …

Church and State in America: A Brief Primer

The Supreme Court has ruled, 5-4, that Greece, New York, can open its town meetings with a prayer, even though nearly all the prayers have contained …

Supreme Court: Constitution allows for public prayer at town meetings

Ceremonial prayer before a legislative session, as practiced by Greece, N.Y., does not amount to an unconstitutional government endorsement of …

The 10 Things School Leaders Would Do To Improve Education

Education is the ultimate political football and there’s nothing politicians like so much as making schools ‘better’, but when a group of respected school leaders come up with a list of 10 things they would do to improve education, it’s worth a listen.<p>Exactly a year before U.K. voters will choose …

Who Betrayed The Legacy Of Brown V. Board?

So this one’s personal for me.<p>The day they bused the poor kids to my school was the first time I’d ever come face to face with children my age who …

Will Congress Commemorate the Brown Decision by Reviving a Dual School System?

Congress is considering new charter legislation, awarding more money to the charter sector, which will operate with minimal accountability or …

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As a Muslim woman, the kidnap in Nigeria has shaken my faith

by Huma Munshi Follow @Huma101<p>As a Muslim woman, I have some things in common with atheists. I wonder where God is when people are being murdered and …