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'Whinge less, people!': Life advice from a 27-year-old woman dying from cancer is going viral for all the right reasons

A post written by a 27-year-old Australian woman who died of cancer last week has gone viral on Facebook with more than 50,000 shares and 60,000 likes.<p>Holly Butcher from Grafton, Australia, suffered from Ewing's sarcoma, which is often found in the bone and surrounding soft tissue.<p>She wrote the …

Viral

TaylorMade M3 and M4 line led by drivers with new twist on face design

M3 and M4 drivers fueled by new research that leads to face with multiple curves for shots that work back toward centerline<p>The new TaylorMade M3 and M4 family of woods are led by a pair of drivers that seek to change the technology landscape of the category. But unlike others who have stretched the …

Golf

Why Investors Should Start Taking Marijuana Stocks Seriously

Cannabis isn't just a fad anymore and businesses are starting to report real growth.<p>What was once a "trendy" subject now has real opportunity as …

Storytelling As A Classroom Management Strategy

I was reading a new article in The Harvard Business Review titled Great Storytelling Connects Employees to Their Work.<p>It talks, among other things, …

Smartphones aren't a smart choice in middle school

<b>(CNN) —</b> Not too long ago, one of my daughter's middle-school teachers told me that my daughter was spending a lot of time on her phone during class. As a mother, this was concerning. But I was not surprised. I am a physician and filmmaker who dedicated my time to make the documentary "Screenagers: …

CNN

House Republicans May End Student Loan Forgiveness

A new bill from House Republicans could end Public Service Loan Forgiveness for student loans.<p>If you have student loans, and plan to work in public service, pay attention.<p>Or, if you have student loans and plan to use a federal student loan repayment program, this bill could impact your plans.<p>Here’s …

College & University

A Safe 9% Dividend To Buy For 2018

Right now, there are plenty of safe <i>9%+</i> <i>dividend yields</i> sitting right under investors’ noses—literally hiding in plain sight!<p>Where? In the utility sector.<p>That’s right. As I write this, you can easily grab payouts <i>5 times the market average</i> from some of the stodgiest companies out there—so conservative …

Investing

Emotional intelligence: why it matters and how to teach it

Teaching young people skills such as active listening, self-awareness and empathy can equip them to succeed both academically and socially<p>In our work with schools, it’s now commonplace for us to hear those in education talking about helping students (and staff) develop their emotional intelligence. …

How to Set Up Your 401(k) to Make You Tons of Money

The more money your retirement savings earn for you, the less you'll need to contribute to hit your goals.<p>Whether you're just opening your first …

Retirement

In Your 40s? Here's How to Be Rich in Your 60s

Get started now, while the power of compounding can still work in your favor.<p>Your 40s can be an incredible time to invest. Generally speaking, you're …

Retirement

Want a Million-Dollar 401(k)? Here’s How to Get It

How much do you need to save, and how should you invest your money?<p>The average American's 401(k) balance is $92,500, which is by no means enough to …

Retirement

Harvard Business Review Publishes Yet Another Excellent Guide To Classroom Management

Over the years, I’ve found that The Harvard Business Review has published some of the best guides to classroom management that you’re going to find …

Your 5-Step Guide to Handling the Equifax Breach

Find out how to safeguard your financial information.<p>Identity theft has become a huge problem in recent years, and it's only likely to get bigger in …

The Top 12 Blogs of 2017

What are the most-read blogs throughout the past 12 months? We’ve been digging through the archives behind the scenes at

Teaching

Google Spent Years Studying Effective Bosses. Now They Teach New Managers These 6 Things

The transition to management requires a transformation of thought.<p>The transition from individual contributor to manager is not an easy one. In many cases, the skills that got you the promotion will not be the same ones that make you effective as a manager. Luckily, we have organizations like Google …

Self-improvement

The Best Resources For Helping Teachers Use Bloom’s Taxonomy In The Classroom

K-5 iPad Apps to Evaluate Creating: Part Six of Bloom’s Revised Taxonomy is a series of useful posts at Edutopia.<p>Bloom’s Taxonomy and iPad Apps is a …

The ultimate cold and flu survival guide

Each year, the typical adult can expect to contract two or three colds, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Skip the annual flu vaccine and you set yourself up for a bout of that as well. But it doesn't have to be this way! Aside from good hand washing (with soap, for at …

Alternative Medicine

10 Cozy Ways to Make Your Home Smell Like Fall

It's just not autumn without pumpkin spice, cinnamon, and apple scents.<p>It's just not autumn without pumpkin spice, cinnamon, and apple scents.

Pumpkins

Google Drive Keyboard Shortcuts Cheat Sheet for Teachers

July 11, 2015<br>Google Drive has proved itself to be an educational tool of high potential for us in education. From storing files and docs in the cloud …

Google

Light Affects Your Brain Like A Drug: These Gadgets Make It A Drug That Lets You Sleep Better

Your screens are killing your sleep patterns. Here’s how to fix it.<p>Sleep used to be so simple. You’d go to bed, read a book and nod off. Then, around eight hours later, you’d wake up, either naturally, as one of your one-and-a-half-hour sleep cycles came to an end, or rudely, with the intrusion of …

Brian Eno

The Best Personal Finance Apps

There are thousands of personal finance apps for iPhones, iPads and Android phones and tablets. So many, in fact, that choosing the few that will …

Personal Finance

10 Rules Of A Great Conversationalist

10 Daily Habits Of The Most Successful Entrepreneurs

Training for teachers in war against pupils who use mobile phones in school

Nicky Morgan, the Education Secretary, announces new plan to curb "low-level disruption" such as mobile phone usage in schools that leads to children losing up to 38 days of learning time every year.<p>Ministers will order a crackdown on the “curse of low-level disruption” in the classroom which can …

The 100 Best Video Sites For Educators

Bringing multimedia into the classroom is a great way to engage students in learning. Supplementing lessons, opening up new interests, and offering …

Education Technology

Wells Fargo Conversations

To best prepare for the future, it helps to understand the past.<p>Preparing your children for handling money situations with their peers.<p>Our …

Finance

iPad students learn the most important skill

<b>There’s something in the air and like the best of things, it’s exciting and scary at the same time.</b> More and more articles like this one and this one …

Pedagogy

7 Intangible Lessons From My First Year at Harvard Business School

There is much debate on the value of the MBA and the future of management education. Even two of the best minds at Harvard Business School, Prof. Michael Porter and Prof. Clay Christensen disagree on this (see <i>NYT</i> article "Business School Disrupted").<p>Regardless of what the future looks like, to be …

6 Things Dave Ramsey Says You Should Do With Your Money in 2015

<i>By Christina Lavingia, Editor</i><p>We're nearly halfway through 2015, which means it's time to stop putting off your plans to improve your finances this year. But it's one thing to know you want to fix your financial situation, and another to take action. Where should you start?<p>Here's a suggestion: Dave …

Mortgage Vs. Student Loan Vs. Saving | Investopedia

There’s nothing quite as disheartening as finding yourself under a massive amount of debt. Unfortunately, that’s an experience many consumers have, …