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How to make your Gmail address public without going nuts

At a time when we're all socially connected, making your email address publicly available is often the friendly and approachable thing to do.<p>It can …

Fla. police: 2 children killed, baby critically injured, mom facing charges

<b>(CNN) —</b> She stood there, injured and holding a knife, outside her Florida home.<p>That image is horrifying enough, but nothing compared to what police say they found inside.<p>All three of that woman's children were unresponsive when officers encountered them Friday evening, including a 7-year-old girl …

Crime

16 Courageous Teachers in Massachusetts Explain Why PARCC Is Bad for Kids and Bad for Education

Sixteen elementary school teachers in Framingham, Massachusetts, wrote an eloquent letter to parents explaining the damage that is done by …

Teaching

Ford accelerates tech efforts with new Silicon Valley lab

Ford wants you to know that it's more than just trucks and cars. It wants to be seen as a technology innovator too. Of course, the Detroit automaker has long had a friendly relationship with technology, what with its Sync infotainment platform, its support for third-party apps and, obviously, its …

Articles about brooklyn home keeps its historic bones while getting much needed interior update on Dwell.com - Dwell

A creative couple flips the script on their family home, a former workman’s cottage on the northern edge of Brooklyn.<p>A renovation brings this abode into the present.<p>When it comes to remodeling a classic Eichler home, what are the first considerations that pop into your mind? For many, it’s...<p>More …

Palo Alto
Education

Congressional Education Reauthorization: Urgent Need for School Leadership Academy Program

Let's cut to the chase.<p>If America is serious about effectively educating the millions of disadvantaged children in its lowest-achieving schools, it must transform these schools so that they engage their students' interests and effectively teach them a challenging curriculum. To do that, we must …

Michael Bennet

6 Emerging Trends Driving Technology in Education

Research<p>Page 2 of 2<p>The proliferation of open educational resources was also identified as a mid-range trend. OER was defined in the report as "a …

Education Technology

Revolutionizing Math Education with MIND Research

If you had asked the late Dr. Gordon Shaw, Co-founder of MIND Research Institute, about a child’s ability, he’d have told you that, “All kids are …

First Lady Obama to Travel to Japan and Cambodia to Promote Girls Education

Image: Youtube<p>As part of the White House’s <i>Let Girls Learn</i> initiative that promotes girls education globally, First Lady Michelle Obama is traveling …

How One New York City Principal Manages Smartphones in Class

Mobile Computing<p>Nancy Amling is the founding principal of <b>Hudson High School of Learning</b> <b>Technologies</b>, an Institute for Student Achievement (ISA) …

Education Technology

Teachers should be paid more, says Pope

He may prohibit divorce and condemn abortions. But, on one point, the Pope’s infallibility can be undoubted: he thinks that teachers are grievously …

Education, schools and universities: General Election 2015 policies of the political parties

500 new free schools, £6,000 tuition fees, smaller class sizes and abolishing SATS are among the education policies from the Conservatives, Labour, Liberal Democrats, Ukip, Green Party and the SNP<p>Overview<p>Education, education, education. That was Tony Blair's mantra in 1997.<p>Since then, education has …

What It Means To Be A Reflective Teacher

<b>What It Means To Be A Reflective Teacher</b>by <b>Terry Heick</b>Reflection is a fundamental tenet of learning; it is also, therefore, a fundamental part of …

Teaching

10 Traits and Techniques of a Highly Effective Teacher

<b>10 Traits and Techniques of a Highly Effective Teacher</b> - <b>Being a great teacher is about making connections directly with each and every student.</b><p>I can …

Zeroing out Zero Tolerance

Urban districts are increasingly doing away with harsh, no-excuses discipline—a tactic that was once seen as the only way to address misconduct at big, high-poverty schools.<p>Last month, New York City's Department of Education, under Chancellor Carmen Fariña, called for an end to principal-led school …

Military Cover of Adele's 'Rolling in the Deep' Is Awesome

We all know servicemen and women are extraordinarily capable people, but who knew they could sing too?<p>Take a moment to enjoy some underpaid army …

7 Ways To Win At Making First Impressions | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

We’ve all blown first impressions before and we’re still standing. That means they aren’t important, right?<p>Wrongo-mania.<p>First impressions often times</b> …

To Boost Productivity, Turn Your Daily Goals Into A Game

Shhhhh, don’t tell anyone, but it’s okay to have fun on the job.<p>Better yet, if you need a break, diving into a casual game of Angry Birds might be good for your health. “Play is a state of mind that brings a lot of benefits,” says Jane McGonigal.<p>As someone who designs games for a living, she should …

Motivation: The 10 Best Commencement Speeches of 2013

Graduation: A time that brings together public figures, celebrities, and intellectuals alike to impart their words of wisdom on the graduating class. …

Motivation