Laura Gable

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Dreaming

President Xi says China should not focus on growth rate only | Reuters

BOAO, China (Reuters) - Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Saturday that the country should not focus on its economic growth rate only, reiterating China’s push for a more sustainable, higher-quality expansion.<p>Chinese President Xi Jinping speaks during a media conference in the Great Hall of the …

9 Things Rich People Do Differently Every Day

5 min read<p>This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What you do today matters. In fact, your daily habits may be a major determinant of your wealth.<p>"The metaphor I like is the avalanche," says Thomas Corley, the author of "Rich Habits: The Daily Success Habits Of Wealthy Individuals." …

Self-improvement

Read With Me: 5 Tips to Foster a Love for Reading

1. Read Aloud<p>Read-aloud time was one of the favorite things in my class. My students loved the chance to sit together on the carpet or at their desks …

Teaching

Share This With All the Schools, Please

A few weeks ago, I went into Chase’s class for tutoring.<p>I’d emailed Chase’s teacher one evening and said, “Chase keeps telling me that this stuff …

What's Ahead for Education in 2014

This will be the year when students stop cheating and everyone else stops fighting. Right?<p>The last several years in education have been filled with turmoil: cheating scandals, debates and protests over curriculum and testing, big changes in the way students are taught. The new year offers brings …

Attention, Teachers! Why Students Are Bored

Last week I tweeted out a request for teachers to find some students willing to write about needless boredom in schools and received a number of replies. (This is a follow-up to my student survey results.)<p>Sarah, a high school teacher in NJ, collected some great writings. Here are excerpts from two …

5 Ways To Eat Healthy This Holiday

The holiday season is officially on the fast track. And with deliciously tempting treats and minimal time to burn off extra calories in your near future, what you do—and don't—eat for the weeks leading up, can have a major impact on your waistline.<p><b>1) DITCH THE DIET DRINKS</b><p>Yes, you know that from a …

13 Wholesome Recipes for the Mid-Holiday Detox

Give yourself a pat on the back. You've made in through Thanksgiving, the ultimate food-centric holiday, with hopefully minimal cooking disasters, quibbles about politics, and general family drama. But now you've got a new problem: it's called a food hangover, and it's mental as well as physical. …

Choice Equals Power: How to Motivate Students to Learn

“Clearly the more power students have, the better, assuming they are in a position to use it and they have good judgment when they use it,” Ferlazzo …

Google Play for Education and New Tablet Management Tools Are Tailor-Made for K–12

With its Chromebooks, Google has made serious inroads in the K–12 education market, and now the company is offering the same affordability, ease of …

Kids and Life Online: Are Parents' Fears Warranted?

In today's world the majority of kids, especially those born in the United States and other first-world economies, have never experienced a universe without computers and high-speed Internet connections. As such, texting, posting to social media, online video gaming and other digital interactions …

The Path to Digital Citizenship

Digital Health and Wellness<p>Learning digital citizenship is a fairly new category in the student course list. In the past, students were taught to be …

One-Pan Singapore Noodles Recipe

One-Pan Singapore Noodles<p>What you’ll need to make 4 to 6 servings:-<p>4 eggs<br>• Salt & pepper to taste<br>• Cooking oil<br>• 1 onion<br>• 3 cloves of garlic<br>• 1 inched thick …

Teens Are Deserting Facebook, And They're Heading To Places Where Their Parents Can't Find Them

Their gradual exodus to messaging apps such as WhatsApp, WeChat and KakaoTalk boils down to Facebook becoming a victim of its own success. The road to gaining nearly 1.2 billion monthly active users has seen the mums, dads, aunts and uncles of the generation who pioneered Facebook join it too, …

This 23-year-old’s open-source project, a server running on Raspberry Pi, gives the middle finger to Google

For most of us, Google shutting down Reader was annoying. For Jacob Cook, it was a call to arms.<p>He’s now building an operating system that anyone can use to replace all of the services that Google provides — or any other cloud company, for that matter. Email, chat, file sharing, web hosting: With …

Geeking out young: gadgets and coding need to be core in US schools

Remember readin', 'riting and 'rithmatic? According to our Rethinking Education panelists, the three R's need to be joined by a "C" -- for computer science -- or the US risks getting run over by more progressive nations. That was the opinion of Rodrigo Arboleda from the One Laptop Per Child …