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“I don’t think Chris Christie learned anything”: Phony education “reform,” Facebook cash, and the real casualty — public school students

<b>(AP/Manu Fernandez/Charlie Neibergall)</b><p>Author Dale Russakoff on Zuckerberg, Christie and Booker’s plan to remake Newark schools. Something got in the way<p>Jennifer Berkshire<p>October 1, 2015 12:00pm (UTC)<p><b>Q: As someone who spends a fair amount of time poking around in the smoldering wreckage of urban</b> …

Sketchnotes: Research Thing “Accessibility Research”

<b>“Accessibility testing: not always the answer” talk by Ian Hamilton</b><p><b>“Accessibility – it’s not all about audits” talk by Emanuela Gorla & Maria</b> …

Here’s the best way to guess correctly on a multiple choice test

Often, you’ll hear people say that you should “trust your instincts” when making decisions. But are first instincts always the best?<p>Psychological research has shown many times that no, they are often no better—and in many cases worse—than a revision or change. Despite enormous popular belief that …

Critical Thinking

What some of the richest people in America say about the poor when they think no one is listening

A Facebook page for tony Manhattan residents is a cesspool of racist vitriol and complaints about the homeless<p>The photo shows a tiny blonde woman sitting on the sidewalk in front of a newsstand, wearing combat boots and striped blue-and-white socks pulled over her ankles. A dog is sleeping beside …

Poll: What word comes to mind about Hillary, Jeb, Trump?

Hillary Clinton was most associated with the word "liar." AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall<p>A new poll released Thursday asked respondents to name "the first word that comes to mind" with three of the leading 2016 presidential candidates.<p>The results were quite illuminating.<p>The top word associated with …

When Your Memory Sucks: 6 Easy Ways to Compensate | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

When lost car keys, missed appointments, and forgotten passwords are every day occurrences, it gets frustrating! If your memory isn’t as good as it …

5 Ways To Keep Pushing On In A Life That Seems To Be Against You | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

I don’t really know what to write right now. I’m still in kind of in a state of shock just thinking about it.<p>It’s currently Lunar New Year right …

8 Steps to Transform Negativity into Positive Results | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Think of the last time you embarked on a big project or maybe the thought of turning your wildest dream into a reality, were your thoughts about it …

Positivity Vs Negativity: It's A Question Of Focus | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Well, not for everyone. Some people seem to have it coded into their DNA. The kind of person that has their house burn down, but the cookie jar …

Beyond Reading a Book: 3 Hands-On Methods of Self-Education | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

When you’re trying to learn a new subject, it’s easy to get overwhelmed with all the information you read in books. However, reading a book isn’t …

17 Steps To Acquiring A New Skill Faster Than You Thought Possible

In the movie Matrix, everyone was intrigued with the ability that <i>Neo</i> and group possessed to learn anything in the matter of seconds. To download the …

A Brief Guide to Learning Faster (and Better)

<i>Note: This is a long article (4000+ words), I suggest bookmarking it for later if you don’t have time to read it all right now.</i><p>I spend a lot of time …

8 Ways to Train Your Brain to Learn Faster and Remember More

You go to the gym to train your muscles. You run outside or go for hikes to train your endurance. Or, maybe you do neither of those, but still wish …

Avoid Doing Everything and Focus on One Task When Motivated

When you're motivated, the energy makes you run through your task list and do everything. Instead, do one difficult task that will make your life …

The 80% Rule: Cutting Back on Work Makes You Work Better

Okinawans, some of the healthiest people in the world, follow a tradition called <i>hara hachi bu</i>, which means they eat until they're 80% full. Justin …

7 Unconventional and “Crazy” Ways to Increase Productivity | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Being productive is one of the phrases we hear over and over again in our day-to-day lives. In some contexts, it means doing work when you’re …

Sharper decision-making

<b>Your company's decision-making culture has a substantial impact on the quality of your strategic decisions and on the bottom line. This article</b> …

5 Paradoxes of Learning: Is your usual method for learning backfiring?

Sometimes we charge into learning something new full of excitement. But as the weeks go by, our passions sometimes fly away. What seemed exciting at …

Making the Best Jobs Even Better

Don't get complacent if your employees receive inherent perks of the job in your industry - you still need to do more to make sure people remain …

Keep a Fact Book of Things You Learn Throughout the Day

Learning is as good for your brain as exercise is for your body. Even if you're learning a new and unfamiliar skill, it can help your memory. Give …

The Habits of the World's Smartest People (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There is no one picture of intelligence, but many people with high IQs do tend to share some of the same habits -- both good and bad. For example, according to research complied by Online-PHD-Programs.org, while those with high IQs tend …

Become More Productive Without Actually Doing More Work

It may seem counterintuitive, but research suggests taking time to recharge, be of service, helps make you more productive.<p>In an effort to out-do colleagues and stay at the top of their game, lawyers, doctors, entrepreneurs, and other professionals work crazy hours, remain plugged in and forego …

Get it Done: 35 Habits of the Most Productive People (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You know those people who get so much done it seems like they have 30 hours in every day while the rest of us mere mortals have a measly 24? You know, the ones who seem to get more accomplished before breakfast than you do all day?<p>You can …

6 CEO Productivity Tips to Steal for Yourself

Everyone knows that leading a company is one of the toughest gigs around. Whether running a small business or a multi-national corporation, CEOs have …

How to stay productive while working from home

I have been working from home since 2008 and I love everything about it: the freedom to set my own work hours, the lack of interruptions, the …

What You Eat Affects Your Productivity

Think back to your most productive workday in the past week. Now ask yourself: On that afternoon, what did you have for lunch?<p>When we think about the factors that contribute to workplace performance, we rarely give much consideration to food. For those of us battling to stay on top of emails, …

Become More Valuable at Work

Branding expert Sally Hogshead shares how to stand out at work by playing up your natural strengths.<p>Connect: Professional Women’s Network is online community with more than 345,000 members that discusses issues relevant to women and their success. The free LinkedIn group powered by Citi also …

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