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15 books Malcolm Gladwell thinks everyone should read

A 2015 New York Times article poked fun at how often he blurbs books and recommends them on social media.<p>The bestselling author has published multiple books and articles exploring human behavior from all angles; he also recently launched a hit podcast.<p>We dug through years of his tweets, book …

Learn Python: A Free Online Course from Google

Google has created a free Python class designed for "people with a little bit of programming experience who want to learn Python." A fortunate thing …

A Great Venn Diagram Making Tool for Teachers

November 30, 2016<br>Venn Diagram Maker is a good web tool from Lucidchart that allows you to easily create and share Venn diagrams. The process is very …

The 'latte libel' is a brilliant strategy. The left cannot counter it with facts alone

Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign was superior to Donald Trump’s in almost every way. But Trump won because he had a stronger, more emotive and relevant narrative.<p>Trump’s campaign borrowed its narrative strategy from the story shaped by conservatives in the United States over the past couple …

Hillary Clinton

The 17 equations that changed the course of history

Mathematics is all around us, and it has shaped our understanding of the world in countless ways.<p>In 2013, mathematician and science author Ian …

Mathematics

19 Incredibly Useful Websites You Wish You Knew Earlier

We tend to think of learning a new skill or “going back to school” as something you’d do when looking to change careers, or to upgrade within your …

Learning

18 Sandwiches You Must Try If You Live In Los Angeles

Put down the kale and eat some bread, Los Angelenos.

Thinking about math in terms of literacy, not levels

<b>JUDY WOODRUFF:</b><p>Now a look at how required math classes may factor into the academic success or failure of high school and college students.<p>Hari …

A steak master shares his 7 steps to grilling the perfect cut of meat

But if you're looking to truly impress guests at your next backyard barbecue, you'll want to try these steps to the perfect steak, courtesy of chef Wade Wiestling of Mastro's Steakhouse.

Methods to Teach High School Students Critical Thinking | Synonym

Teachers can use challenging, open-ended debate questions to help their high school students build critical thinking skills.<p>Critical thinking skills …

The One Thing You Should Be Adding To Your Coffee For All-Day Energy

Who doesn't love coffee? It's like a warm hug that makes <i>everything</i> better. It also has numerous proven health benefits, so you can indulge without …

3 Reasons Kids Struggle With Math And How to Help

Algorithms, decimals, division, fractions, sums-these seem like harmless math terms. But, to many children, they bring out fear and even anxiety when it comes to mathematics. Children now, more than ever are struggling with math. What is the cause for concern and what can you do to fix it?<p><b>1. Math</b> …

Here's what Elon Musk, Richard Branson, and 28 other successful people ask job candidates during interviews

That's why they steer clear of these cliché queries and instead ask more meaningful ones.<p>Many of the most successful execs have their one favorite go-to question that reveals everything they need to know about a job candidate.<p>Here are 30 of them.<p><i>Alison Griswold and Vivian Giang contributed to</i> …

10 Novels That Should Be Added to the Young Adult Canon: Today in Critical Linking

<i>We hereby vote these books be elevated to the status of universal teen year must-reads, right now. (Some indispensable modern classics—like Speak and</i> …

Top 25 Tech Tools for Teachers for 2015

Technology Evolves Quickly!<p>When I started teaching in 2004, I used any/all available technology. I had an overhead projector and a CD player. Then I …

Education Technology