Kevin Kaeser

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Project-based Learning: Are You Focused on the Project or the Learning?

As the Gallup poll and countless others have pointed out, many of our students are increasingly less engaged in their own education. Much of this is …

Project Based Learning Made Simple: 100 Classroom-Ready Activities that Inspires Curiosity, Problem Solving and Self-Guided Discovery for Third, Fourth and Fifth Grade Students

Essential Classroom Management Advice: Listen For The Emotions, Not The Words

Atul Gawande writes a lot about the medical field, and a lot of what he says can be applied to education. You can see many previous posts where I’ve …

25 Things You Didn’t Know Google Slides Could Do

Pinterest<p>I talk about the wonders of Google Slides CONSTANTLY and frequently refer to it as the Swiss Army Knife of G Suite. It can do all kinds of …

These two men paid over $650,000 for lunch with Warren Buffett—here are 3 things they learned

The average American spends just over $1,000 a year getting lunch at restaurants. But investors Guy Spier, 52, and Mohnish Pabrai, 53, spent $650,100 …

Here's how much money Americans think is enough to live comfortably

Americans say it takes an average net worth of $2.4 million to be considered "wealthy," according to a new survey from Charles Schwab. And to be …

The Best Way to Persuade Someone That They're Wrong Is to Show Them How They're Right

When you’re debating a topic with someone, it’s in your best interest to avoid flat-out telling someone they’re wrong. All it does is make the other …

Finland Has Second Thoughts About Giving Free Money to Jobless People

LONDON — For more than a year, Finland has been testing the proposition that the best way to lift economic fortunes may be the simplest: Hand out money without rules or restrictions on how people use it.<p>The experiment with so-called universal basic income has captured global attention as a …

This Is How Much Debt the Average American Has Now—at Every Age

See how you compare.<p>Americans have fallen back in love with debt.<p>Total household debt—a category that includes mortgages, student loans, and car …

How to build credit without a credit card

<b>Credit cards are one of the best tools around for building credit. They’re easy to use, offer flexibility and (sometimes) rewards, and they directly</b> …

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's vast pool of idle labor is a mirage

As he envisions a manufacturing revival, President Donald Trump is telling lawmakers the U.S. has a vast, idle labor pool itching to go to work. That's a mirage.<p>His remarks Tuesday at a meeting with members of Congress about trade:<p>TRUMP: "I do have to say that we do have a pool of 100 million …

Instant Plagiarism Check Add-on for Google Docs from Unicheck

Unicheck, well-known in the educational circles for their technological breakthroughs and innovations, has created a Google Docs plagiarism checker …

How to wrangle a fast-talking car dealer

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet.<p>With one foot on the bumper of a broken-down used car, the salesman asks, “If I give you a …

Student killed himself after getting into huge debt with payday loan companies

<b>A student killed himself after getting in debt by borrowing money from payday loan lenders, an inquest heard.</b><p>Naseeb Chuhan, who was studying human …

The Best Online Learning Games Of 2017 – Part Two

Time for another end-of-the-year ”The Best…” list. I’m adding this post to All 2017 “Best” Lists – In One Place!<p>As usual, In order to make it on this …

The Job-Stealing Robot Apocalypse May Be Worse Than Previously Thought

The Oxford professor who famously predicted that automation would threaten 47 percent of the U.S. labor force says retail jobs are next.<p>Last year, Amazon introduced its first Amazon Go: a brick-and-mortar convenience store that sells snacks, staples like milk and bread, pre-made meals, and meal …

Everything you thought you knew about budget deficits is wrong

Except, in this case, the conventional wisdom is dead wrong, according to a new paper presented at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City's annual Jackson Hole symposium.<p>"Even in countries with high public debt, the penalty for activist discretionary fiscal policy appears to be small," wrote Alan …

How to go to college for free in America

Bachelor’s degrees from some universities cost more than $250,000 in their entirety. College education in America is so costly that students have begun putting their grandparents in debt. For many people, it makes sense to consider alternative routes in life. (See: Our guide to not going to …

Should you pay off your mortgage or invest the money?

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet.<p>Should you invest extra cash or use it to pay off your mortgage?<p>It’s a debate that rivals …

Learning to Learn: You, Too, Can Rewire Your Brain

The studio for what is arguably the world’s most successful online course is tucked into a corner of Barb and Phil Oakley’s basement, a converted TV room that smells faintly of cat urine. (At the end of every video session, the Oakleys pin up the green fabric that serves as the backdrop so Fluffy …

This Unnecessary Bank 'Service' Could Be Costing You $450 A Year

New CFPB study adds it up.<p>You go out to lunch with a friend, ring up a $40 tab, pull out your debit card to pay—and, later, breathe a sigh of relief …

We Did the Math: Here's How Much Your Dog Costs You Over its Lifetime

It's a lot.<p>When Kristen Silton and her husband went house shopping several years ago, a fenced-in yard was high on their must-have list. The Atlanta …

28 Critical Thinking Question Stems For Any Content Area

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How to Make Budgeting Fun

It’s possible, trust us.<p><i>This post was written by Pamela Capalad, and originally appeared on Girlboss.com.</i><p>Before you write this article off as just another bitter pill to swallow (because let’s be honest: the word “budgeting” in a headline isn’t exactly an endorphin creator) I have a confession to …

What Trump doesn't understand about the poor

The American Dream is no longer a house with a yard. It's a stable paycheck.<p>By and large, Americans can find jobs today. But too often those jobs have wild swings in pay. A mechanic, for example, might earn $3,500 one month and then drop to around $1,000 the next, when customers don't …

A financial expert says too many people have a terrible money habit — and you can fix it in a month

"The worst money habit I see is unconscious behavior," Jean Chatzky, the financial editor of NBC's "Today" show who is also a senior editor at The Balance, told Business Insider in a Facebook Live interview.<p>"Money has become very invisible, for lack of a better word. It's become largely cashless, …