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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

Apple Launches 'Touch Disease' Repair Program for iPhone 6 Plus

Apple today launched a new repair program for the iPhone 6 Plus, addressing complaints about a manufacturing issue that can cause the iPhone 6 Plus to become unresponsive to touch.<p>According to Apple, some iPhone 6 Plus devices may exhibit Multi-Touch issues after "being dropped multiple times on a …

Best free apps for Mac

Get the greatest free apps on your Mac without having to dig through the entire Mac App Store!The Mac App Store is full of all manner of apps, from …

Apps

How Machine Learning Fueled Nvidia Stock's 15% Jump

Nvidia used to be a little company making graphics chips for PCs, but it’s well on the way to transforming into one of the leading computing …

Computer programming | Computing

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Anti-Trump Protests Swell in Cities Across the U.S.

Tens of thousands of people took to the streets in cities across the U.S. on Wednesday to protest against Donald Trump following his surprise defeat …

Rights & Freedoms

17 Best YouTube Channels To Learn Web Development

Are you ready to begin a career in <b>web development</b> but don’t know where to start ?<p>Don’t worry !<p>Because today we are going to share 17 <b>awesome YouTube</b> …

98 tools I use to learn, work and travel anywhere in the world

I OFTEN GET ASKED what apps, services and tools I use to work and travel, learn, plan, track habits, manage time, write, read and more.<p>I’d like to …

5 Habits of the Most Likable People

Likability brings along some undeniable advantages. Here's how to increase yours.<p>While still children on the playground, we begin learning one of life's most beneficial skills: the ability to play well with others.<p>That trait continues to reap benefits through adulthood. For example, when you make …

Self-improvement

Leaked Hillary Clinton emails show U.S. allies Saudi Arabia and Qatar supported ISIS

Emails released by WikiLeaks add to the growing body of evidence that Gulf regimes have backed the Islamic State<p>A recently leaked 2014 email from Hillary Clinton acknowledges, citing Western intelligence sources, that the U.S.-backed regimes in Saudi Arabia and Qatar have supported ISIS.<p>"We need to …

Atkins-style diets cancel out benefits of weight loss, study finds

High-protein diet helped weight loss, but trial participants appeared to forgo the usual health benefits, including those linked to heart disease and diabetes<p>Following an Atkins-style diet may make you thinner but it won’t make you healthier, research suggests.<p>A study found that when women lost …

Weight Loss

Six Simple Skills Anyone Can Learn to Improve Earning Potential

The wide variety of things people do to earn money might seem as radically different from each other as different colors in the rainbow, but the …

Leadership

4 Ways to Instantly Improve Your Writing

A new survey shows we're wildly overconfident in our writing abilities. Here's what to do about it.<p>It's easy to complain about the state of business writing in general. Not only does teaching employees how to express themselves clearly cost companies billions each year (as my Inc.com colleague …

Creative Writing

The Strange Habits of Top Architects

Well-known architects are easy to admire or dismiss from afar, but up close, oddly humanizing habits often come to light. However, while we all have …

How Is Reading Improving your Financial Success * AmbitionOasis.com

Reading makes you successful and that is not limited to finance magazines. Just about any book that inspires you, makes you think and can improve …

How to Save Time at Work [Infographic]

<b>OVERDUE TASKS</b>, time-consuming meetings, unanswered emails, overwhelming to-do lists, lack of focus… Sounds like your regular day at work?<p>There’s a …

Facebook Unveils 'Workplace' To Take On Slack, Yammer

Facebook doesn’t only want to be a network for friends.<p>On Monday, the company widely launched a new enterprise version of Facebook called “Workplace“ to support chat and collaboration within businesses. More than 1,000 organizations currently use the tool, previously known as ”Facebook at Work.” …

The Death of Agile

Dave Thomas (@pragdave) is a cornerstone of the Ruby community, and is personally responsible for many of its innovative directions and initiatives. …

Programming