Naomi Cardoso

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The perils of “Growth Mindset” education: Why we’re trying to fix our kids when we should be fixing the system

<b>(AP/Jose F. Moreno)</b><p>How a promising but oversimplified idea caught fire, then got coopted by conservative ideology<p>Alfie Kohn<p>August 16, 2015 9:59am (UTC)<p>One of the most popular ideas in education these days can be summarized in a single sentence (a fact that may help to account for its …

Pedagogy

Want to Reform Education? Let Teachers Teach.

Assessment may be the most damaging concept in contemporary education debate.<p>Education reform is obsessed with assessment and accountability. Whether in the form of No Child Left Behind, Race to the Top, or the slightly more reasonable Common Core, billions of dollars are devoted to defining what …

5 Running Mistakes Beginners Always Make

Summertime is the perfect season to start a running program. With the sun shining, there’s simply no reason to <i>not</i> lace up your sneaks and hit the …

Forced to chew a sandal and facing a death sentence: ISIS fighter accused of murdering 60 unarmed Iraqi army cadets in notorious mass slaughter is humiliated on TV

• <b>WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT</b>• <b><br>ISIS executed an estimated 770 unarmed military cadets at Speicher Camp</b>• <b><br>Man known as Adnan Abdul Ridha 'arrested in connection</b> …

U.S. Army

Healthy Meals for Less Than $5

Who says that healthy eating has to be expensive? Some of the healthiest items in the market are also among the least expensive. Staples like brown …

Food

No fizzy drinks, no juice: Here's what to drink to be healthy

We all know that fizzy drinks are bad for our health, but the latest research proves just how terrible they are. News that sugary sodas cause 8,000 diabetes cases each year follows a government report last week calling for consumers to minimize their intake of squash and fizzy drinks. Even sugar …

35 Books Everyone Should Read in Their Lifetime

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Cyber Crime

<i>A Nation At Risk</i><p>We have an understandable tendency to wax eloquent about the marvels of modern technology and its capacity to transform our lives in marvelous new ways. But there is a sobering downside to this technological revolution and it was vividly on display recently when the New York Stock …

United Airlines

FBI head: Khorasan Group diminished; ISIS bigger threat than al Qaeda

<b>Aspen, Colorado (CNN) —</b> FBI Director James Comey says U.S. military strikes have diminished the al Qaeda offshoot Khorasan Group, but the bigger threat faced by the U.S. is now ISIS.<p>Comey, in an interview with CNN's Wolf Blitzer, used an appearance at the Aspen Security Forum to raise concerns …

Al-Qaeda

No more soggy veg: how to keep your food fresher for longer

With the amount of wasted food in the UK reaching shocking new highs, Sue Quinn tells us how to keep our food fresh and waste less<p>The figures are hard to swallow. Every year, we throw out 15 million tonnes of food in the UK – and half of it comes from our homes. But why do we bin so much? One major …

Food Preservation

The "To Kill A Mockingbird" Sequel Is Insane

A lot has changed in Maycomb County.

Literature

These 11 College Majors Will Get You a Job

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- It might seem like the dog days of summer, but for many college students, the fall term starts next month. And that means …

Employment

TED Launched A New Platform Called OpenTed

July 21, 2015<br>TED has recently launched an experimental new platform called OpenTED to encourage and discover ideas. OpenTED is basically a novel …

TED Talks

This college has a creative plan to make tuition cheaper, and it could be a model for other struggling schools

Grace College and Seminary first started making changes to its school in 2009 after seeing falling enrollment numbers, according to Chronicle of Higher Education reporter Beckie Supiano.<p>The main change was a three-year bachelor's degree program. While the accelerated degree attracted more students, …

Prof. Rick Coupland no longer at St. Lawrence College after alleged homophobic remark

An Ontario college announced one of its professors "is no longer an employee" at the school after he allegedly posted a homophobic comment on …

Virtual kidnappers are stealing kids on Facebook

But a creepy new trend known as digital kidnapping may change all that.<p>The behaviour has been labelled as social media’s “creepiest corner” and …

Social media is a double-edged sword in sports world

The greatest moment in Larry Nance Jr.'s basketball career turned into a humiliating and gut-wrenching one before he was even done hugging friends …

South Sudan conflict: Army 'raped and torched girls'

<b>South Sudan's army and allied militias "abducted, torched and gang-raped girls" during fighting against rebel forces, a UN report says.</b><p>Investigators found that at least 172 women and girls were abducted and subjected to sexual violence, it added.<p>One woman was "dragged out of her hut and gang-raped …

Africa

Why you really shouldn't worry about terrorism

It's not terrorism that should keep you awake at night, it's the way our governments respond to the terrorist threat, says Alex Proud<p>The events in Tunisia were tragic and obviously I hate terrorists. But I hate our government’s reaction to terrorists just as much. At the time of writing, our Prime …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Hair Gods<p>See the Avengers star's new facial hair swerve and this week's other famous-guy grooming moves.<p>8 Photos21 hours agoView More<p>Don't Miss!<p>Best …

Bill Murray

How much food does that exercise earn you? You might be surprised

In a small new study, volunteers who were shown chocolate and sports drinks after an exercise workout could not correctly guess how much would be an equal ‘reward’ for the calories they had just burned.<p>Surprisingly, they chose amounts that were much too small – either underestimating how many …

Rhinos Get Camera Implants in Their Horns to Fight Against Poachers

A team of British conservationists have created a new system for stopping the killing of rhinos at the hands of poachers. The idea involves giving …