Sid Eaton

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Mattis vows U.S. will live up to commitments, respond strongly to North Korea

TOKYO — Defense Secretary Jim Mattis pledged Friday that the United States would live up to its security commitments, signaling a strong partnership with Asian allies while vowing a forceful response against North Korean aggression.<p>Mattis met with South Korean and Japanese leaders during his first …

Going Beyond 'Learning to Code': Why 2014 is the Year of Web Literacy

In January 2012 the Mayor of New York tweeted, along with thousands of other people, that he planned to ‘learn to code’ during the course of that …

Nonprofits

Flipboard

15 Million Students Learned to Program This Week, Thanks to Hour of Code

Hour of Code, a five-day-old initiative to get kids to take programming tutorials during Computer Science Education Week, will soon reach 15 million …

Barack Obama

This Week, 30,000 Classrooms Are Participating In The “Hour Of Code”

No matter the noise about the “skills gap,” schools aren’t teaching kids to code. The majority of U.S. states don’t recognize computer science as a core subject, meaning that, in the era of high-stakes testing and budget cuts, there’s actually been a 10-year decline in the number of schools that …

Computer Science

PBS KIDS Parent Survey Finds More than Half of Parents Plan Holiday Tech Purchases, with Tablets at the Top of Parents' Lists | PBS About

PBS<p><b>When considering apps, 77% of parents say educational content is most important</b><p><b>ARLINGTON, VA, December 2, 2013</b> – As parents complete their holiday …

Understanding Why Introverts Hate Small Talk

Have you ever caught yourself saying, "I hate small talk!" the minute you walk into a party? If so, you might be an introvert. Introverts notoriously …

Personality

Network Better as an Introvert with a “Socialization Quota”

It's important to build and maintain relationships in your personal and professional lives, but it's hard to keep doing that if you're an introvert. …

The Power of Introverts: An Essential Understanding for Teachers

Reading this book was a healing experience that has given me a tremendous confidence boost. It has also yielded insights into myself as a teacher, …

Teaching

7 Tips for Dating an Introvert

"Internet dating has leveled the playing field between extroverts and introverts," says life coach and author Amy Bonaccorso. "In the past, an extrovert would be the life of the party and get the dates, but now, an introvert can impress someone with their excellent communication skills over email …

Understanding Education through Big Data

The seduction of ‘Big Data’ lies in its promise of greater knowledge. The large amounts of data created as a by-product of our digital interactions, …

Associated Press News

Coursera partners with state universities to bring online education to millions

Coursera just announced a partnership with some of the largest state universities in a bid to bring online education to millions of students.<p>The online education provider has teamed up with 10 state university systems and public university flagships, including the State University of New York …

How to Reinvent College

Universities have become prestige-seeking machines. Nick Romeo on how higher education has changed, and what needs to be done to save it.<p>Ask a …