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Ten books every teacher should read

In the last decade, a wealth of books has brought together ideas to help teachers have the greatest impact on student learning. Here are just a few<p>Plato’s Republic, Rousseau’s Émile and Dewey’s Democracy and Education – there’s a strong case to be made, as Dennis Hayes has, that these are the only …

Teaching

The best fonts to use on a resume, according to typographers and designers

When it comes to writing a resume, there a few rules everyone is familiar with — avoid typos, and don't lie. But many applicants skip over crucial …

Typography

Do New DNA Discoveries Really Disprove the Bible?

Opinion<p>Posted: Jul 31, 2017 11:15 AM<p><i>The opinions expressed by columnists are their own and do not represent the views of Townhall.com.</i><p>There was a …

Christianity

44 Favorite Books of High Achievers

Want to accomplish more? Try reaching for a good book.<p>The people who accomplish the most in life are serious about self-improvement, which often comes in the form of a good book. Here are several dozen excellent reads, recommended by high-achieving founders and executives.<p>1. <i>Crossing the Chasm</i> by …

Leadership

Being more comfortable around strangers could come down to a simple mental shift

In its video and accompanying article, the educational company The School of Life presents a new way of thinking about shyness — suggesting that it results when we exaggerate our differences from others.<p>Our brains are wired to notice and exaggerate our differences<p>Research from psychology lends …

6 Powerful Ways to Make Anyone Into A Great Leader

The function of a leader is to produce more leaders, not more followers.<p>If you work or study in the field of leadership, you already know there's a glut of information and ideas. We already have thousands of articles about leaders and leadership, and countless thoughts on what leadership is and …

Communicate

4 private spaceflight companies you need to know about

Almost any space nerd will tell you that the future of the space industry hinges upon private spaceflight.<p>Of course, almost anyone with an interest …

6 Qualities of Extremely Likable People, According to Science

Are you interested in others? This would be a good start.<p>There are so many factors to consider when it comes to being a person that will attract others to you. Perhaps showcasing your emotional intelligence and keeping your cool under pressure is a feature of your likability.<p>If you're looking to …

Emotional Intelligence

I tested out three different marketing platforms, here's what I thought

With the Social Targeting tool, you have access to visitor details, which allow you to graph your inbound visitor traffic and tailor your tactics. These are but a few of the tools I found most interesting, but the Retargeting and Local Listing Ad placement tools also seemed to be extremely …

How to Design the Perfect Sales Pitch Using Compassion, Laughter, and Listening, According to Neuroscience

Sales prospects have various chemical reactions in the brain when listening to your pitch. Learn how to increase oxytocin levels and build strong connections with prospects.<p>It takes a lot of brain power to plan and execute effective sales strategies and close countless deals. Many small business …

Chemistry

Want to Be A Better Leader? Then Adopt These 9 Habits!

Great leadership works everywhere and with teams of all sizes<p>Over the course of my career, I must have spent over 3000 hours reading leadership books, attending training sessions, and studying leadership. From this I learned a lot of things which have worked, many that didn't and several I should …

Team Building

31 Simple Marketing Cheat Sheets For Business Owners That Don't Understand Marketing

Marketing your business can be tough, and it helps to have excellent resources to keep you up-to-date and effective.<p>This list covers 31 of my favorite guides, checklists and cheat sheets that cover the basics of marketing: everything from SEO, to email marketing, to social media, to blogging. Add …

Marketing

8 body-language tricks that are hard to master but will pay off forever

As Ursula the sea witch famously said, "Don't underestimate the importance of body language."<p>Some tricks, like remembering to smile, are easy to implement in your everyday life.<p>However, other techniques, while relatively common sense, are somewhat trickier to tackle.<p>Still, they can make a huge …

'Inequality Reduces Growth' And Other Economic Ideas To Ditch

Economics got a bad reputation during the financial crisis. At least part of the problem is that some people keep holding on to some very bad ideas, or theories that just don’t work except on paper.<p>As with much in life these days the matter is polarized. Helping to keep the debate amiable are Bruno …

Economics

The World Bank Has Bigger Problems Than Bad Writing

The international lender was started to help developing nations, which no longer depend on it for financing.<p>Economists, to put it mildly, are not known for their communication skills. The typical economics paper is written in a formal, stilted style, laden with phrases like “in the following …

How to increase mental toughness: 4 secrets of Navy SEALs and Olympians

Know what’s really interesting? Learning how Navy SEALs build mental toughness to handle deadly situations.<p>Know what else is really interesting? …

Special Forces

Science Knows the 2-Step Process for Breaking the Bad Habits Holding You Back

Bad habits are terribly persistent, until you learn where the weak links are.<p>3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Bad habits can be like weeds in the garden, you get rid of them for a while, but they come right back. In order to successfully break a bad habit, you …

Social Media

Build a Minimalist HTML Card in just 53 lines of code (with Flexbox)

Flexbox provides a more efficient way of laying out, aligning, and distributing items in containers. Today I’ll be showing you a practical Flexbox …

Typography

Read This Book. It'll Rattle You.

A scholar-analyst makes a historical case for the threat of a U.S.-China war.<p>Before settling in for pleasurable summer books, read Graham Allison's "Destined for War: Can America and China escape Thucydides's Trap?"<p>A warning label: It's going to scare the hell out of you.<p>It starts with the Athenian …

Need Some Summer Reading? These Are the 15 Best-Selling Business Books Right Now

These are the books you're likely to spot everyone reading this summer, according to Amazon.<p>The lazy days of summer are here. That means you need some books to fill them with.<p>There are tons of recommendations out there from business icons, other entrepreneurs, and thought leaders, but if you really …

Self-improvement

Next Time You Need to Make a Point, Use Your Left Hand

It's all about metaphors.<p>Gesturing is often something we poke fun at for being theatrical and distracting. But a study suggests that not only is …

The Brain

This Is Exactly How to Be One of Those Magnetically Attractive People

Given personal preference's instrumental role in determining attractiveness, it's hard to whittle it down to an exact science; cultural differences, …

Psychology

Atlus Brings Three Epic JRPGs to the West for Nintendo 3DS

Three Epic JRPGs Make Their Way to the West for Nintendo 3DS with Much Thanks to Atlus<p>Get ready for three epic JRPGs coming to the West! <i>Etrian</i> …

Retrogaming

Scientist Discovered a Catfish Gene, When activated in a Rodent Brain, Can Sense Electromagnetic fields

Scientist in Baltimore has discovered a catfish gene that, when activated in a rodent brain, can sense electromagnetic fields. There are numerous …

10 Free Marketing Tools Every Entrepreneur Can Use

Reach your audience effectively without compromising quality.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you're an entrepreneur just getting started, you know the meaning of a budget. You also probably know that in order to get your business idea off the ground, you …

Marketing

Decoding Trump's body language

<b>(CNN) —</b> As President Donald Trump's first official trip abroad comes to an end, handshakes and facial expressions could give us a small glimpse into his personality.<p>While people speculate what some of Trump's controversial interactions really mean, body language experts shared with CNN what some of …

Body Language

Did the Earth form from a new type of planetary object called a synestia?

Researchers at Harvard and the University of California, Davis (UCD) have come up with a new type of planetary object they've called a "synestia". …

Universe

The books every new graduate should read, according to a dozen business leaders

New graduates may think they’re ready for the world, but even after all that learning, there’s still room in their heads for some wisdom. We asked a dozen business leaders—from CEOs of big companies and startups, to deans of leading business schools—what books they would put in the hands of a newly …

Books

10 Literary Classics Every Business Leader Should Read

If you only stick to business books and biographies, you're not learning as much as you could.<p>Biographies of inspirational figures, leadership how-to titles, and management case studies will all give you great insights on how to be a better entrepreneur and leader, but if that's all you read, …

Literature