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10 websites every school computer lab should bookmark | Salon.com

When kids visit the computer lab after school, they're usually there to finish homework and pass the time productively, so you want them to access the best tools possible. These math, reading, news, and reference websites can help kids practice skills, find facts, and explore cool topics. And if …

Chalk Is the AR App I’ve Been Waiting For

There are two kinds of people: those who have needed tech support, and those who constantly give it over the phone to their friends and families. …

24 Must-Have Tools for Running a Growing Company Today

How many tools does it take to run a company today? The answer (from this Data Tracking Company) might shock you.<p>According to data gathered by Siftery, a tool that tracks and suggests software used by businesses, top companies today use an average of 37 different tools or software platforms to run …

Three lessons from rigorous research on education technology

Students make use of technology while working in small groups. Photo: Meredith KolodnerSchool district administrators and principals are inundated …

These Six Clever Gmail Add-Ons Will Make You Infinitely More Productive

Feel like your inbox could use an upgrade? Give Gmail new productivity powers with practical, efficiency-enhancing add-ons.<p>Gmail may be the de facto standard for web-based email—but sometimes, the service can start to feel a teensy bit stale.<p>After all, Google’s younger Inbox app is the where the …

The 8 Lessons Entrepreneurs Could Learn From Farmers

Embracing a farmer's work ethic will do more than put food on your table.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There’s a saying in farm country: “Don’t ever bet against farmers.” Farmers must grow their businesses while constantly battling declining profit margins, industry …

Entrepreneurship

The $300 Billion Trend Your Company Needs to Get in on Now

Payment apps are hot. How to know if they're right for your business--and how they can strengthen bonds with your customers.<p>Maybe you've seen customers pay for their lattes at Starbucks using that company's mobile wallet. Or perhaps you've seen them breeze through the checkout line at Wegmans …

My 8 Favorite Tools for Driving Business Growth

Supercharge your digital marketing with these 8 tools. After all, who has the time to do all those tasks without help?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I’ve spent over a dozen years in digital marketing learning to split my attention across multiple businesses, from my …

Marketing

Matcha 101: How to Make the Best Tea

Are you craving a calming, healthful cup of matcha to get you through the depths of winter? This week tea experts Emily Erb and Anna Morton of Leaves …

The Gear You Need to Make Your iPad Your Only Computer

There are two types of people in the world: Those who just know they could never get away with using an iPad as their only computer, and everyone …

How Did Denmark Spark Its Miraculous Food-Waste Reduction?

Writing in <i>National Geographic</i>, Jonathan Bloom gives a lot of credit to one person, Russian activist Selina Juul, who came to Denmark as a teenager, …

Sustainability

“SuperTeacherTools” Is An Excellent Site For ELL Beginners To Create & Play Games

I’ve been doing a series of posts this week about tools my English Language Beginners have been using to create online content. This process has …

4 Technology Solutions Every Growing Business Needs to Consider

Every start-up needs an idea. That’s a given. A few other table stakes for growing your business include drive, commitment, smarts and start-up funds.<p>…

How to create your first mobile app?

Ideas for mobile apps have become extremely common among the average person. While ideas are plentiful, the ability to build and execute a launch is …

Apps

7 Productivity-Boosting Apps for Busy Entrepreneurs

Worthwhile technology gives you back your time and sanity.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you're running your own business, you know a thing or two about juggling -- working top-speed on numerous projects while trying to find enough hours in the day to get everything …

Apps

4 Free Small Business Marketing Tools

Here's a list of four marketing tools that add real value -- but don't cost a thing!<p>This story originally appeared on PR Newswire's Small Business PR Toolkit<p>There’s only one thing better than finding a cool new marketing tool, and that’s finding a <i>free,</i> cool new marketing tool. Here’s a list of four …

Small Business

15 things to tweak when setting up a new MacBook

After you have jumped through the initial screens from the Mac Setup Assistant that had you log in with your Apple ID, connect to a network and so on, your work is not done. Here are 15 settings to change or at least check on your new MacBook.<p>1. Check for updates<p>Has Apple released an update to …

Project-based Learning: Teachers' Guide

January 06, 2017<br>According to BIE, project based learning is “an instructional approach built upon authentic learning activities that engage student …

Education Technology

The Best Concealers for Covering Dark Spots and Hyperpigmentation

We know how frustrating hyperpigmentation can be. But don't get mad, get even — with concealer. (As for combating them, you can find tips here.) Suzy Gerstein, a professional makeup artist who's worked with St. Vincent and Camilla Belle, looks for ones with peach undertones for neutralizing the …

How Millennials Are Changing the Face of Philanthropy

By<p>Dec. 5, 2016 7:29 p.m. ET<p>This is what the future of philanthropy looks like. Instead of writing a check, one Saturday you’ll find yourself in …

Nonprofits

This revolutionary 7-in-1 table is the only one you'll ever need in your living room

1/7<p>This revolutionary 7-in-1 table is the only one you'll ever need in your living room 1<p>With many health experts calling sitting the new smoking, …

Living Rooms

Parents should read aloud to infants every day, pediatricians say

<b>(CNN) —</b> It's hard to keep up with so many statistics about modern parenting, but here's one that floored me when I heard it a few years ago: By 4, children living in poverty hear 30 million fewer words than children in higher income households, according to researchers.<p>Thirty million!<p>That is …

The Top 5 Affordable Anti-Wrinkle Serums (That Actually Work)

The Top 5 Affordable Anti-Wrinkle Serums (That Actually Work)<p>Updated on June 26, 2018<p>As modern women (and men) who want to start taking care of their …

Review: Logitech CREATE Keyboard Case for the 9.7″ iPad Pro

The Logitech CREATE Keyboard Case for the 9.7″ iPad Pro is an exceptional accessory that compliments the already versatile and powerful addition to the iPad Pro lineup. The original iPad was introduced in 2010, and with every iteration and improvement it has shed the simple content consumption …

6 Marketing Tools You Probably Haven’t Heard of But Should Be Using

<i>This piece originally appeared on AllBusiness.com.</i><p>Between your company’s presence on social media to its website traffic, your marketing strategy …

Alaska's Students Will Be Taught How to Evade a School Shooter

Schools in Alaska will implement an active training approach to teach teachers and students, from kindergarten to 12th grade, how to evade a school …

25 Payment Tools for Small Businesses, Freelancers and Startups

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Billing your customers is very important. Even more critical is getting paid for those bills. Thanks to the ongoing evolution in the payments industry, there are more payment tools and platforms to choose from to help find the perfect …

FinTech

Five Digital Tools To Increase Your Productivity

Do you wish you could squeeze a bit more out of each and every day? It’s not always easy to stay productive in today’s fast paced always ‘on’ world. …

Make Underwater Pictures a Reality With Your iPhone

We've all been there -- wading out into the pool or the waves, holding our phone high above the water's surface in the hopes of acing that perfectly …

6 Tools for Monitoring Your Online Reputation

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If people are talking about you and your business online, you want to know about it. As a small business, it’s important to monitor your online reputation. Gaining the trust of consumers will make or break your company.<p>Positive reviews …

Online Life