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How to set up a Google Classroom to train students, employees, or anyone who wants to learn

Google Classrooms is an easy way to create an online educational environment. Jack Wallen shows you how to create your first class so you can begin …

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American Ex-Pats Explain Why They Quit the USA

The work/life balance sucks, there are too many guns, and thanks to a certain someone now in charge, things are likely to get worse.<p>On the evening of November 8, 2016, a horde of frantic Americans crashed the Canadian immigration site when they realized the election wasn't going the way they had …

Gun Control

4 Fun Literacy Activities with Google Docs

Google Docs is a great word processor, but is much more than just that. Although we can certainly use it to type up a report, take notes, or write a …

12 spots to frequent in Tokyo if you want to be a true local

Saying Tokyo is overwhelming to visit is a gross understatement. Searching for a decent happy place to unwind or simply enjoy a lazy afternoon can …

How Trump’s Extremism May Help Us Expose One of History’s Greatest Political Deceptions

The Great Growth Con promises that economic growth—measured by gross domestic product—will benefit everyone, rich and poor alike.

Activism

Thoreau and Civil Disobedience

In his consulting room at Berggasse 19, in central Vienna, Sigmund Freud came…<p>Many of us want to start our own businesses. Public space is filled …

11 Surprising Predictions for 2017 From Some of The Biggest Names In Science

What scientific discoveries will 2017 bring? What technological innovations? Probably not time travel — or time-shares on Mars. But no one really knows for sure, and when we asked some of the biggest names in in science and technology to share their predictions for the coming year, there was a bit …

University of Michigan

7 Reasons 'Classroom Leadership' Is Better Than 'Classroom Management' {Infographic}

There are a number of visuals like the one above that illustrate some distinctions between a boss and a leader. I bet you can think of a specific …

Donald Trump and the death of “presidential”: Will this clown destroy what’s left of America’s prestige?

Trump and his followers don’t care whether he’s seen as dignified or responsible. They’ll soon learn why it matters<p>Donald Trump clearly doesn’t care whether he’s seen as “presidential.” Almost the only time he has ever mentioned the word was when he repeatedly accused Hillary Clinton of lacking …

Donald Trump

Half of all adults in the world have less than $2,300 in wealth

Income inequality has been a hot-button issue globally in 2016, and with good reason. A new report confirms that the world’s rich do, indeed, keep getting richer.<p>According to researchers from Credit Suisse, the richest 1% owned 50.8% of the world’s wealth in 2016, up from 45.4% in 2009. Zoom out to …

Demographics
Cuba

Free Google app turns old photo prints into glare-free digital images

Stop using your phone to take pics of old snapshots and try this.<p>I think I know what I'll be doing over Thanksgiving weekend: hauling boxes and boxes …

Mobile Photography

Why pushing creativity out of classrooms will stop children succeeding in the 21st century

Politicians and industry use buzzwords such as ‘creativity’, ‘collaboration’ and ‘imagination’. So why are we taking all the fun out of learning?<p>In an inner-city classroom on an ordinary day, something extraordinary is happening.<p>Ashley, a boy on the autism spectrum who has behavioural challenges, …

Education

Without sex education at the earliest possible age, our children will turn to porn

Child abuse, sexual exploitation, and domestic violence are not inevitable crimes. They are terrible acts, compounded by harmful attitudes, that are allowed to thrive through ignorance and disbelief. They are crimes that live with a victim for the rest of their life.<p>But the hard-learnt lesson from …

To This Day

A-Z of Trump: 26 illustrators imagine a 'ghastly' future – in pictures

In his 1963 abecederian picture book The Gashlycrumb Tinies, Edward Gorey recounted the increasingly gruesome deaths of 26 children. In this parody the US game designer Mike Selinker outlines an A to Z of similarly gruesome eventualities he expects will befall a world in which Trump is president – …

Freedom of the Press

When an investment banker and an MIT graduate lived like India’s poor on $0.39 a day

Tushar, the son of a police officer in Haryana, studied at the University of Pennsylvania and worked for three years as an investment banker in the United States and Singapore. Matt migrated as a teenager to the United States with his parents, and studied at MIT.<p>At different points, both of them …

University of Pennsylvania

TRANSCRIPT: Michelle Obama's Speech On Donald Trump's Alleged Treatment Of Women

My goodness! You guys are fired up!<p>Well, let me just say hello everyone. I am so thrilled to be here with you all today in New Hampshire. This is like home to me, and this day — thank you for a beautiful fall day. You just ordered this day up for me, didn't you? It's great to be here.<p>Let me start …

Michelle Obama

11 Questions to Ask Every Day to Help Improve Your Life

Benjamin Franklin began and ended each day with a question: “What good shall I do this day?” in the morning, and “What good have I done this day?” in …

Self-improvement

Teachers Say They Are Self-Harming As A Result Of Work-Related Stress

There is a mental health crisis unfolding in our schools, a teaching union has warned.<p>That is the "shocking" conclusion of an annual survey of more than 5,000 teachers.<p>The survey by teachers' union NASUWT said 47% of teachers had seen a doctor due to work-related health problems, 14% had undergone …

Mental Health

Rising Incomes Lend Optimism to Bleak Perceptions of U.S. Economy

The results are in: the United States economy is bouncing back.<p>A report released by the Census Bureau Tuesday found that Americans of all stripes — the super wealthy, middle class and poor — saw incomes rise last year. Growth came at the fastest annual rate seen in decades.<p>The head of President …

Economics

Deepak Chopra's 7 Ways to Reduce Stress and Anxiety

When it comes to combating stress, Deepak Chopra’s advice is surprisingly simple: “Take care of yourself,” he told <i>Entrepreneur</i> during a recent phone interview.<p>Unfortunately, taking care of Number One is easier said than done for entrepreneurs. They’re often a weary lot that burn the candle at both …

Get More Done: 15 Things the Most Successful People Do Differently to Be More Productive

And the best part is, you can adopt them all.<p>Some people get more done than others -- a <i>lot</i> more.<p>But how?<p>To find out, Kevin Kruse, a keynote speaker on wholehearted leadership and extreme productivity and the author of <i>15 Secrets Ultra-Successful People Know About Time Management</i>, interviewed over …

Time Management

Viral Video Tries To Show What It’s Like Inside The Mind Of Someone With Depression

<b>Wentworth Miller creates video showing what it’s like inside the mind of someone living with depression</b><p>It’s hard for people to understand what it’s …

Viral Videos

This 25-Minute Morning Routine Will Change Your Day | Diets Advisor

Most people go to bed with every intention of awakening with enough time to appropriately begin our day, however after a late evening <i>Game of Thrones</i> …