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A Better Way to Diversify Colleges

If private colleges banded together, they could collectively offer spots to the top two students in every one of the nation's 29,705 public high schools.<p>From top left, clockwise: students at George Washington University (Reuters); the campus at Swarthmore College (AP), a student at Washington …

Amazing Darth Vader Bust Created with Upcycled Junk

Indiana artist Gabriel Dishaw is a junk artist who repurposes all kinds of used goods in order to create these amazing sculptures. He takes parts from old adding machines, typewriters, and computers and builds unique mechanical creatures, including this piece entitled <i>Darth Vader Upcycled</i>. By …

Personal Branding Is A Leadership Requirement, Not a Self-Promotion Campaign

Developing your personal brand is essential for the advancement of your career and development as a leader. Unfortunately, personal branding has become a “commoditized” term that has lost its intention as people have irresponsibly used social media as a platform to build their personal brand and …

Stories That Matter, Actions That Count

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5 Handy iPad Apps to Create Infographics

The Infographics App by Column Five is a selection of our data visualizations and other editorial infographics, which have been created for a wide …

Boredom Busters: 50 Fantastic Play-and-Learn Apps, Sites, and Toys

<b>MINECRAFT</b><b>.</b> This online game lets you build entire worlds out of blocks. Minecraft’s visual simplicity belies what is a completely open-ended and …

Nine Things Educators Need to Know About the Brain

The human brain wasn’t designed for industrial education.<p>It was shaped over millions of years of sequential adaptation in response to ever-changing …

Four Ways Teachers Can Show They Care

If I asked you to tell me what you remembered most about your favorite teacher growing up, I bet you wouldn’t say much about the subject matter. …

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28 Creative Ideas for Teaching with Twitter

• <b>Instant feedback:</b> ReadWriteWeb and Mashable both featured Monica Rankin, a history professor at University of Dallas, and discussed how she utilizes …

33 Amazing Plates Of Food

How can you just sit there chewing, content with your sad, conformist sandwich? You could be turning your food into ART.

Book-Burning Disruption Starts In High School

The days of students leafing through test-prep material are almost a thing of the past. So says BenchPrep, a Chicago-based company that moves such material from the pages of the Princeton Review to the screens of mobile devices and laptops.<p>The company is in the middle of a pilot program that puts …

Number of homeless students in Michigan increased 66% in past 4 years

11<p>Gallery: Kentwood teen works to finish high school while living on her own<p>There was more than 37,500 homeless students during the 2011-12 school …

Martin Luther King, Jr. : April 3, 1968 -- "I've been to the mountaintop."

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Southland school district to buy an iPad for every student

Coachella Valley Unified got the green light Tuesday from the Riverside County Board of Supervisors to spend bond money to put an iPad in every …

Apple Is Preparing Such Big Changes To The iPhone Software That Engineers Are Using Special Filters To Hide Their Screens

He says the "word on the street" is that engineers inside Apple who are authorized to carry around new iPhones have a filter on their screen so that the side viewing angles are diminished. (Think about one of those filters people put on their desktop screens at work.)<p>The filter on the iPhone screen …

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Facebook’s Android Homescreen Could Expose Apple’s Inflexibility

The mainstream has had little reason to care that Android gives developers much more customization freedom than iOS. But if Facebook’s fabled Android homescreen is a hit, the stubbornness of Apple’s closed mobile platform could be framed as a drawback after years of its cohesive design and ease …

The Fattest Fat Cats

Inside Flipboard / March 4, 2013<p>Once again, Forbes is publishing its annual list of the world’s richest people. And once again, we—like you, most …

The Week Everyone Became Magazine Makers

Inside Flipboard / March 29, 2013<p>It’s been an epic week here at Flipboard HQ, in sunny Palo Alto, California. The team had been working long and hard …

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In “The Missing One-Offs: The Hidden Supply of Low-Income, High-Achieving Students” (forthcoming in Brookings Papers on Economic Activity[1]), …

Cesar Chavez Google doodle on Easter Sunday outrages conservatives online

To many a casual internet surfer it was simply a soft-focused doodle celebrating the life of labour leader and civil rights activist Cesar Chavez.<p>But …