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McKinsey used machine learning to discover the best way to teach science

There is a long-standing, red-hot debate in educational circles about the most effective way to teach kids. Some favor more traditional teacher-directed methods, with the teacher presenting materials and responding to questions about it. Others advocate for inquiry-based learning—where students …


Want to Be a Success? Ask a Dog How

The best friend of humans has qualities that are a must to live a successful life.<p>If you're a fan of dogs, you probably don't think a lot about why you like them. And if you're not a fan, you're even less likely to have given them much thought. But if you really watch a dog over time, you'll see a …


11 hidden costs of travel you probably overlook

From overpriced Wi-Fi to hidden departure taxes, you don't want to be strapped for cash when it comes to these often-overlooked fees.<p>Make sure you include these 11 items when budgeting for your next trip.

Personal Finance

11 Scientific Ways to Make an Excellent First Impression

It’s very difficult to bounce back from a bad first impression—but that doesn’t mean you need to fear meeting new people. Tackle first-time …

Body Language

Ten Things Every Educator Should Say More Often

In a previous post, I shared eight things a successful educator should never say. Admittedly, that is a negative way to think about the impact of …


Teacher to Teacher Ideas in the Top Teaching Blog

Blog Post<p>Integrate science and Common Core State Standards with this weeklong investigation of Groundhog Day, then share the history of the groundhog …