Tracy Collins

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PadGadget’s iPad Tips: How to Enable or Disable iCloud Photo Library Beta

With the update to iOS 8, Apple now offers a new way to save and access your photos. Similar to iTunes Match, users can store all of their pictures …

Pedagogy Before Technology?

Has there ever been a more exciting time to be a teacher? There is certainly more choice and opportunity, with access to tools that were merely an …

New ISIS video shows Kurdish Peshmerga soldiers in cages in Iraq

<b>(CNN) —</b> ISIS has released a new propaganda video showing what appears to be Kurdish Peshmerga fighters paraded down Iraqi streets in cages.<p>The video features a man saying the Peshmerga soldiers were captured by ISIS.<p>CNN cannot independently verify the authenticity of the video. But it shows at …

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Dayton, Ohio

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This Cognitive Bias Explains Why Pretty People Make 12% More Money Than Everybody Else

Sean Salter, a finance professor at Middle Tennessee State University, found as much in a 2012 paper on real estate brokers.<p>The more attractive the broker, the higher their wage.<p>It has to do with a bias toward beauty that we all unconsciously have.<p>"Let's say you're driving down the road and you see …

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4 Strategies For Remembering Everything You Learn

• knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or programming<p>• knowledge about how learning actually works<p>The bad news: Our education system kinda skips one of them, which is terrifying, given that your ability to learn is such a huge predictor of success in life, from achieving in …

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Being Poor is Expensive

<b>Middle-class families falling on hard times</b> and grappling outside the traditional banking system are alarmingly common. Approximately 70 million …

Financial Services

The Hip-Hop Artists With The Largest Vocabulary, Revamped

A couple months ago, Matt Daniels wowed wordsmiths and hip-hop enthusiasts alike with his hip-hop flow chart. It ranked 85 rappers by the size of the vocabulary in their songs.<p>Now, Daniels has upped the ante by expanding his repertoire to 100 artists. The hard data is brilliantly illustrated in the …

RT @TeachHeath: BEGINNING OF SCHOOL YEAR IDEA: Here's a student survey example for the first week (see pic) #nt2t #edchat http://t.co/Msw1MCQsOD

Entrepreneurial Myth or Real Talk – To Become Entrepreneurial Giant, No Degree Required?

Dropping out of college and then striking entrepreneurial gold — we’ve heard it, read it, we’ve seen it.<p>Many trailblazers who disdained the cap and …

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Lucy : Why I'm Tired of Seeing White People on the Big Screen

I'm tired of seeing white people on the silver screen.<p>First, let me note that I am white. I am a white woman who goes to the theater to see probably a dozen films (if not more) in a given year, a white woman who readily consumes TV shows and series and often blogs/tweets about them. I love film. I …

Six Tips to Help You Gain Financial Freedom

There are many tools, strategies and tips to help you on your way toward financial freedom. You just have to find what works best for you. Read on…<p><b>1.</b> …

Explain Everything for iPad Review: The 21st Century way to present

We’ve all done it before. Sitting in a classroom on a hot, hazy afternoon, the teacher explaining something to the class in great depth, only for your mind to wander to the latest cricket score, what you’re going to have for dinner or what time you’re meeting your mates for an after school kick …

Education Technology

5 Lies That Keep You in Debt

Page: 1 2<p>Financial expert Patrice C. Washington<p>We all have those lies, large and small, we tell ourselves to justify why we do the things that we do. …

5 Free Apps That Make You Seem Smart

When you communicate more clearly, people are more likely to think you're smart.<p>In business, how you write (and speak) is who people think you are. If you have lousy grammar, use tired cliches, spout biz-blab, or dress up five-cent ideas in five-dollar words, people secretly (or openly, if you're …

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Educational technology is making achievement gaps bigger between rich and poor

<b>Poor kids don’t receive as much guidance in a library as affluent kids do.</b><p>“The Badlands” is the local name for the Philadelphia neighborhood of …

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