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Advice For Teachers? 10 Things To Not Lose Sight Of This Year

<b>Advice For Teachers? 10 Things To Not Lose Sight Of This Year</b>by <b>Terry Heick</b>For many of us, school’s starting soon. Instead of a tool or learning model …

9 free things rich people do that make them more successful

Sure you have.<p>A great idea, motivation, persistence, and a little luck helps, but most successful people share certain habits.<p>Here are nine habits that have helped place them on the top:<p>Ray Dalio, the founder of Bridgewater Associates, told The Huffington Post in 2013 that "Meditation, more than …

The Writing Assignment That Changes Lives

Why do you do what you do? What is the engine that keeps you up late at night or gets you going in the morning? Where is your happy place? What stands between you and your ultimate dream?<p>Heavy questions. One researcher believes that writing down the answers can be decisive for students.<p>He …

8 Things That Make You Happier: Backed by Research

Wouldn’t you love a real list of things that make you happier? Here’s what scientific research says will work:<p><b>1) Thank Someone</b><p>First thing in the …

Everybody hates Pearson

John Fallon doesn’t look like the devil incarnate. With his ruddy cheeks and cheerful-but-not-too-posh English accent, Fallon, 52, seems more like a …

Listen Instead of Correcting Others: What We Gain and Give

<b>“When you judge another, you do not define them. You define yourself.” ~Wayne Dyer</b><p>I have a tendency to want to show off what I know, and in the worst …

Great share from Diane Ravitch.

North Carolina: Public Schools and Students Endangered by Radical Agenda

Legislation is advancing in North Carolina that will harm the state’s underfunded public schools and strike a blow against its beleaguered …

Palin, Beck flip out over MSNBC ad

MSNBC is airing a provocative message for parents: Your kids belong to the community – not to <i>you</i>.<p>The network released a promo video featuring Melissa …

‘Do Not Pick Up the Pencil’: New York Parents Coach Kids to Refuse Common Core Tests

Common Core, the controversial set of educational standards aimed at firming up students’ grasp of math and language, has already attracted criticism from sources both left and right. On the one hand, privacy advocates fret over the program’s data mining on students. On the other, teachers complain …

TN parents join Opt Out movement against standardized tests

Updated:Thursday, May 17 2018 11:50 PM EDT2018-05-18 03:50:05 GMT<p>A Murfreesboro couple died in an apparent murder-suicide after an apparent domestic …

California Law Allows Opting out of Tests

<b>California Law Allows Opting out of Tests</b> <br>(From Susan Harman) <br>The reference is Title 5 of the CA<br>Code of Regulations, Division 1, Chapter 2, …

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U.S. Fox News<p>Passengers on a Silver Airways flight were shocked to find that the people seated behind them were joining the Mile High club - from …

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