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Leading Universities Just Released 65 Free Business Courses to Make You Smarter | Inc.com

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR): A Strategic Approach from University of Pennsylvania<p>Influence from University of Pennsylvania<p>Accounting for Decision Making from University of Michigan<p>Valuing Companies from University of Michigan<p>Budgeting and Finance for Public Libraries from University of …

Online Education

#10 Best Books Every Aspiring Entrepreneur Must Read

The world's richest people - whether Bill Gates or Warren Buffet - swear by their reading list and Gates even releases his list for the year<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>You know this …

How to Stay Focused If You’re Assigned to Multiple Projects at Once

Few people today have the luxury of working on a single project at a time; most of us are juggling the demands of many teams at once. In theory, this system of “multiteaming” offers a number of upsides: You can deploy your expertise exactly where and when it’s most needed, share your knowledge …

Stop shooting silver bullets and learn to trust our teachers again

Auditing classroom performance is not actually possible and it makes no difference to pupils. Brave headteachers must say no<p>Teaching has always been a demanding job. Performing for five hours a day in front of a class is tiring, but add to that lesson preparation, marking, meetings and admin and …

Teaching

Liberty University president urges students to carry guns

The president of Liberty University, a popular pilgrimage site for presidential candidates, urged students during the school’s convocation Friday to …

10 More Digital Citizenship Resources: The Web in the Classroom…Part 4

<i>Welcome to the fourth article in a series devoted to facilitating proper student internet interaction in the classroom. This classroom might be 1 to</i> …

Education Technology

New Study Says Emphasize Quality Over Quantity In Teaching Writing, But I Don’t Think That’s Most Important Finding

A big new study on writing instruction just came out, and it was shared on Twitter by Renee Moore and The National Writing Project.<p>When More Is Less …

Pedagogy

Grown-Up Coloring Books Based on Novels

Hey, hey, hey! Coloring book time again, or “colouring” when I feel jaunty. The grown-up coloring craze continues to crank away, and we’re seeing …

Nancie Atwell: 'You can't test pupils into excellence'

Award-winning teacher says the focus on testing in schools "decimates" teacher morale and limits children's educational experience<p>The culture of testing in schools is limiting children's experiences in the classroom and contributing to low teacher morale, a leading education professional has …

6 Simple Tricks To Make Your eLearning Course Stand Out

<b>How To Make Your eLearning Course Stand Out</b><p>The continued growth of eLearning industry is dependent on just one single thing; effective, elegant …

Education Technology

6 Truths About Technology in Education

I recently had the opportunity to Keynote the University of Pennsylvania Literacy Network’s Winter Symposium. Penn Literacy Network founder Mort …

Education Technology

Margaret Atwood: 'In Tolkien, there are hardly any women at all'

Margaret Atwood was seven when she began writing her first novel. It was about an ant. “It taught me a lot about narration because nothing happens to ants for the first three-quarters of their life cycle. I’ve never started a novel the same way since,” she told the packed room of fans and readers …

Literature

Some Minn. high schools try going without subs

Will Kaeding’s teacher was absent, so the Chanhassen sophomore went to one of his school’s common spaces, cracked open his laptop and started working …

These 7 Irish novels have been nominated for the world’s most valuable literary prize

Image: Jason Clarke Photography<p>Image: Jason Clarke Photography<p>SEVEN IRISH NOVELS have been listed among the 160 titles nominated for the …

Teenager genuinely doesn’t know how to use a landline and it’s terrifying

Ah, that moment when it hits you that you’re so old teenagers no longer even understand what you’re talking about.<p>You know, when you start …

These are the most popular passages in our favorite books, according to Amazon

Hey there book lover, are you a highlighter when you read? Do you like to mark your favorite passages? I know some bibliophiles really have a problem …

Behind The Shortage Of Special Ed Teachers: Long Hours, Crushing Paperwork

There is a letter that school districts really don't like sending home to parents of special education students. Each state has a different version, but they all begin with something like this:<p>"Dear Parent, as of the date of this letter your child's teacher is not considered 'highly qualified.' " …

Education

Over and over again, the military has conducted dangerous biowarfare experiments on Americans

On September 20, 1950, a US Navy ship just off the coast of San Francisco used a giant hose to spray a cloud of microbes into the air and into the city's famous fog. The military was testing how a biological weapon attack would affect the 800,000 residents of the city.<p>The people of San Francisco …

Shakespeare's world brought to Library of Birmingham

An interactive map bringing Shakespeare's world to life on a large touch table is to be installed at the Library of Birmingham.<p>The touch table is …

Feast Your eReaders on These 120 Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror eBooks Under $4 Each

We loves us some good eBook deals at SF Signal!<p>Here’s a new batch of books priced less than $4 with which you can fill up your eBook reading devices. …

Colorado High School Rocked By Teen Sext Ring, Football Team Found to Be at Center of Scandal

Teens trading nude pictures is nothing new, but parents, teachers, and administrators at a Colorado high school in Cañon City have been left in shock …

Why Visual Literacy Is More Important Than Ever & 5 Ways to Cultivate It

Last year, Nick Sousanis became the first PhD student at Columbia University to complete a dissertation entirely in comic-book form.He got the idea …

Teaching

Three parent babies given green light by government

Parliament will now vote on whether to allow a change in legislation which would see the first three parent babies born by 2016<p>Controversial laws to allow three parents babies will be voted on by Parliament and could come into force next year.<p>The government has laid down draft legislation which …

Woolly mammoth could be cloned by South Korean scientists

Scientists are considering an attempt to ressurect the extinct woolly mammoth. But concerns have been raised about the ethics of such a project<p>The fierce debate over whether to clone a woolly mammoth has been reignited by a fresh attempt to bring the species back from the dead.<p>South Korean …

Combining The DNA Of 3 People Raises Ethical Questions

In a darkened lab in the north of England, a research associate is intensely focused on the microscope in front of her. She carefully maneuvers a long glass tube that she uses to manipulate early human embryos.<p>"It's like microsurgery," says Laura Irving of Newcastle University.<p>Irving is part of a …

The bleak world of Peanuts, one of the 20th century's greatest works of art, explained - Vox

The comic strip is so much deeper than the cutesy characters you see on greeting cards.<p>The last time you saw Snoopy or Charlie Brown, it was probably on a greeting card, or a mug, or in a commercial for MetLife Insurance. This is how you know them now: smiling and happy and spouting some sort of …

Charlie Brown