Neetha Jay

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How schools kill creativity: Forget standardized tests, here’s how we really engage our kids

Test makers rake in bucks, students and teachers chafe under the strain. Here’s a better way forward for everyone<p>I’ve now worked in education for more than forty years as a teacher, researcher, trainer, examiner, and adviser. I’ve worked with all sorts of people, institutions, and systems in …

5 of The Best Android Apps for Learning A New Language

June 28, 2015<br>Language learning has never been as easy as it is now particularly with the immense linguistic affordances provided by the web. Learners …

Language Learning

Take a Job in Travel: You Might Never Leave

The mantra of anyone who has had a long career in the travel industry is "once you start working in the field of travel, you never leave." I can definitely attest to this. Some people were just born to be working in the business of travel, and after years of soul searching, I can't deny that I'm …

10 Things Parents Should Never Tell Their Daughters

Remember that upsetting moment in your twenties, when you realized that everything does come down to Mom, Dad and Me? If you do, try not to forget it …

Parenting

Jeannie Mai Share Her 5 Favorite Summer Beauty Trends

As soon as the temperatures start to rise, we can’t wait to put away our winter coats, break out a sundress and add a pop of color with bright lipstick. “My favorite thing about beauty and fashion in all seasons is that it’s a way to reinvent ourselves,” says Jeannie Mai, beauty and fashion expert …

Beauty Trends

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

Politics<p>The outdoor company, led by founder Yvon Chouinard, is here to fight “evil.”<p>By Rosecrans Baldwin4 days agoView More<p>Travel<p>Yes, you should blow …

z redirected 6 Marriage Milestones That Will Make or Break a Couple

Plus, tips that will help cement your bond<p>Remember that whole line in wedding vows about for better or for worse? Well, they weren't kidding about the worse. Every couple goes through their fair share of trying times, but the interesting thing is that the difficult stuff brings certain duos even …

Gung Ho

Now Is The Time To Go Into Education 'If You Want To Make A Difference,' Says Teacher Of The Year

The 2015 National Teacher of the Year said she thinks now is a great time to into education, even though she acknowledged many challenges educators today face.<p>"It's sort of depressing because you don't go into [teaching] for money, at all," Shanna Peeples of Amarillo, Texas, said. "But there's a …

Family Home in California With Outstanding Kitchen Design

What is most striking about this contemporary family home is the kitchen design. It focuses all the attention on the need for natural light and aired …

House Painting Tips for Busy Moms

For those of you who follow me on Instagram know that I have been busy painting my house in preparation for our big move. I painted 8 rooms in about …

Healthful eating is smart way to sustain brain power, study finds

It's official, no matter where you live: Healthful eating is among the best ways to protect your aging brain against slippage. Conversely, a diet that skimps on fruits, vegetables, whole grains, nuts and fish and includes lots of fried foods, red meat and alcohol is highly likely to pave a road to …

Diets

Healthy diet may improve memory, says study

<b>(CNN) —</b> We've all heard the age old adage, "You are what you eat." But could what we eat also affect how we think?<p>New research sheds additional light supporting the long standing notion that eating a healthy diet could potentially be linked to a lower risk of memory and thinking decline, …

Nutrition

This Chocolate Peanut Butter Avocado Pudding Recipe Is The Best Way To Do Dessert

Stop everything you're doing right now and go buy yourself some avocados, bananas, peanut butter and cocoa powder. Then, go straight home to make yourself what is quite possibly the greatest pudding you'll ever taste. Minimalist Baker's vegan-friendly Chocolate Peanut Butter Avocado Pudding recipe, …

Five Bad Working Habits I Kicked For A Better Work Ethic

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Being a 20-something in the “professional world” for a few years now I’ve come to learn that in business, there’s no room for slacking off! There’s …

This Is the Key to Happiness, According to Psychotherapists

The story you tell yourself about your life.<p>When your vision of your life story is inadequate, depression can result.<p>Psychotherapists actually help …