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15 Must-Read Business Books on Leadership and Personal Development From the Past 5 Years

Science and positive psychology point the way to the future of leadership.<p>The problem with producing any "top" business book list is the elimination process. Over the last five years, there have been numerous publications by top authors worthy of mention.<p>For this list, I have focused heavily on …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

The Book That Predicted Trump’s Rise Offers the Left a Roadmap for Defeating Him

Twenty years ago, Richard Rorty warned that “a spectatorial, disgusted, mocking Left” would give rise to a populist demagogue. Is it ready now to take his advice?<p>Twenty years ago, in a series of lectures on the history of American civilization, the philosopher Richard Rorty offered a prediction. …

Political Science

Three Americans Still Held by North Korea Following Otto Warmbier's Release

The surprise release this week of American college student Otto Warmbier from a North Korean prison has come at an otherwise fraught time between the isolated nation and the United States.<p>Since President Donald Trump took office in January, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has ordered roughly nine …

Is the Universe Conscious?

The Big Questions<p>Some of the world's most renowned scientists are questioning whether the cosmos has an inner life similar to our own.<p>For centuries, modern science has been shrinking the gap between humans and the rest of the universe, from Isaac Newton showing that one set of laws applies equally …

Consciousness

13 job interview tricks that are hard to master, but will pay off forever

Okay, you've wowed your potential employer with your résumé and cover letter. Now, they actually want to talk to you — over the phone, via Skype, or in person.<p>You can rest assured, you're definitely qualified for this job. Now, it's up to you to seal the deal and ace the dreaded job interview.<p>Some …

Employment

We All Know Peas Are Nutritious, But Here's Exactly Why

That's a whole lot of protein.<p>There’s a reason your mom made you eat your peas when you were a kid.<p>This vegetable (which is actually a seed of a fruit, botanically speaking) might be small, but it turns out to be a nutritional powerhouse. Ever wonder how, exactly?<p>First off, they’re a good source of …

Healthy Eating

19 Three-Ingredient Lunches So Easy You Can Bring Them to Work

How many times have you vowed to pack lunch more often, but ended up falling off the wagon and going back to …

Big Meta-Analysis Says Four Teaching Strategies Are Most Effective For Low-Income Students

There really isn’t any shortage of research trying to identify the most effective instructional strategies (see The Best Articles, Posts & Videos On …

Louis C.K. goes on an epic rant about why Trump is a 'lying sack of sh*t'

Louis C.K. isn't one to mince words. The comedian told Stephen Colbert exactly what he thinks about Donald Trump in a <i>Late Show</i> interview last …

10 Most Inspiring Quotes from Hillary Clinton’s Recent PBWC Speech

A spirited Hillary Clinton took the stage as the closing keynote speaker at the 28th annual Professional Business Women of California conference in San Francisco on March 28. Joking that she was “thrilled to be out of the woods and in the company of so many inspiring women,” the former Secretary of …

What Is Your Teaching Philosophy: Developing Your Interview Approach

When you apply for a job as a teacher, you may be asked about your teaching philosophy. This is not the sort of question you should fumble—you’ll …

The Trump Presidency Is Already a Joke

But it’s no laughing matter.<p>It can reasonably be said that our dear leader is now the most ridiculed man on the planet. In fact, he may well be the most ridiculed man in history. For a preening narcissist who takes himself terribly seriously, being the butt of the joke heard round the world has got …

Kellyanne Conway

Critical thinking instruction in humanities reduces belief in pseudoscience

A recent study by North Carolina State University researchers finds that teaching critical thinking skills in a humanities course significantly …

Critical Thinking

12 Must-See TED Talks for Teachers

Looking to intrigue tomorrow’s first period class? Want to connect with that student sleeping in the back row? Tasked with giving a presentation at …

Teachers must ditch 'neuromyth' of learning styles, say scientists

Eminent academics from worlds of neuroscience, education and psychology voice concerns over popularity of method<p>Teaching children according to their individual “learning style” does not achieve better results and should be ditched by schools in favour of evidence-based practice, according to …

Learning

Clever Tape Measure Tricks Every Craftsman Should Know

From helping with math to drawing straight lines, the humble tape measure has plenty of hidden talents.<p>A tape measure's purpose is obvious. Just pull out the blade and it will tell you just how long something is. It'll even adjust for the width of its own hook. But in the hands of an experience …

Meet the Scottish people who've hated Trump for a decade

If you ever needed proof that Scottish people take absolutely zero shit, just watch the clip above.<p>Filmed for <i>Full Frontal with Samantha Bee</i>, "The …

Make Your Own Cake Knife With Scrap Wood

A cake knife doesn’t need to be sharp, which means you can make your own out of just about anything. Case in point, YouTuber I Like To Make Stuff …

What Steve Bannon Wants You to Read

President Trump’s strategic adviser is elevating a once-obscure network of political thinkers.<p>The first weeks of the Trump presidency have brought as much focus on the White House’s chief strategist, Steve Bannon, as on the new president himself. But if Bannon has been the driving force behind the …

Donald Trump

How to Build an Autocracy

The preconditions are present in the U.S. today. Here’s the playbook Donald Trump could use to set the country down a path toward illiberalism.<p>点击这里阅读中文版本<p>It’s 2021, and President Donald Trump will shortly be sworn in for his second term. The 45th president has visibly aged over the past four years. …

Donald Trump

'Why whole-class reading beats a carousel – and seven ways to ensure it is successful'

Each time we open a book with children it is an opportunity to walk into a new world together, to explore the inner workings of great literary minds …

Research Matters / Critical Thinking Won't Develop Through Osmosis

To hone students' critical-thinking skills, educators have to be intentional.

Critical Thinking

Letting Students ‘Choose Their Own Lesson’

What Does “Direct Instruction” Really Mean?

If you search for the definition of “direct instruction” online, this is what pops-up first:<p><i>Direct instruction (DI) is a general term for the</i> …

Pedagogy

How to Teach Digital Citizenship to Your Students: Part II

The more people rely on technology, the more important digital citizenship becomes. In the early days, it was like the Wild West where there were no …

Cyberbullying

Why The Most Productive People Do These Six Things Every Day

The secrets behind four-minute meetings and scrapping your to-do list.<p>Of all our available resources, everyone has the same number of hours in a day. Some, however, happen to get more done. Are they faster or smarter? Do they have more help? Perhaps. But they’ve also learned tricks that can help …

This 'Black Harry Potter' rap is going viral because, well, just watch it

In the six+ years since the final <i>Harry Potter</i> film was released, there's been no shortage of songs, parodies and skits made about J.K. Rowling's …

The Tyranny of Being On Task

Many years later, I taught in a school with a focus on project-based learning. Learning was messy and conflicts emerged as students worked together …

Pedagogy

Watch President Obama's full farewell speech

<i>Read the full transcript of Obama's full farewell speech as prepared for delivery below, courtesy of t he Associated Press:</i><p>It's good to be home. My fellow Americans, Michelle and I have been so touched by all the well-wishes we've received over the past few weeks. But tonight it's my turn to say …