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Sasha and Malia Obama's Style Evolution

Charting the former first daughters' best looks, from the White House and beyond.<p>Since moving into the White House eight years ago, Sasha and Malia Obama's style has transformed along the way—and it continues to even after their father's presidency. Now as grown young women, the Obama sisters come …

9 things tech-savvy teachers do on a regular basis

There are a few key things that tech-savvy teachers do on a regular basis to stay ahead. These edtech teachers are looking for new ways to innovate, …

5 New Math Websites for Teachers

May 22, 2015<br>Today we have curated for you this list featuring some new math websites. These are recommendations we have received in the mail in the …

Google Classroom Mobile Apps Get Even More Great Features!

Google Classroom is Google's learning management system, allowing teachers and students to share assignments and communicate online.<p>It is easy to use …

Education Technology

5 Great Apps Students Can Use to Demonstrate Their Learning

May 24, 2015<br>Below are some of the best iPad apps students can use to demonstrate their learning across different subjects. Apple has recently …

Two Awesome Apps for Creating Educational Shows with Students

May 24, 2015<br>We received an email a few days ago from a teacher asking about a good iPad app for creating simulated TV shows with students. The apps …

Practical Ed Tech Tip of the Week – Create Physical Records of Your Students’ Blogs

One of the great things about having students blog for a semester or a full year is that they create a great record of their thoughts and …

Why Philips Flattened The Light Bulb

Introducing the SlimStyle, a pancake-shaped light bulb that represents the LED industry’s latest attempt to court skeptical consumers.<p>Yesterday, a federal ban on production of 40- and 60-watt incandescent bulbs went into effect, forcing consumers to switch to more efficient (if less aesthetically …

Home Automation

Opinion

After showing a sense of urgency initially, the Modi government seemed to have put labour law reforms on the backburner in between. Now, things are …

Economics

U.S. Economy Picking Up Steam After Weak First Quarter

4 min read<p>This story originally appeared on Reuters<p>The number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits tumbled to a 15-year low last week and consumer spending rose in March, signs the economy was regaining momentum after stumbling badly in the first quarter.<p>The economic outlook was …

Economy

General Election 2015: here's what will happen after the election

With just a few days to go before the election, a decisive result still looks unlikely – but when it comes to the economy, the choices between the parties are stark<p>With a few days to go and the battle lines drawn, two men are within grasping distance of Downing Street.<p><b>David Cameron</b>, the current …

Top China official's criticism of labour policy sparks controversy

A senior central government official's rare public attack on labour policies has generated heated debate online.<p>In a speech to students of Tsinghua …

Economics

Workers Celebrate Labor Day by Joining Street Protests Across Southeast Asia

Filipino workers march in Manila, the capital of the Philippines, to campaign for higher wages. Photo from Facebook page of Buhay ManggagawaThousands …

3 Job Market Trends to Watch for April Jobs Report

Last month’s gloomy jobs report caught most economists off guard. What should we be watching for this month in Friday’s jobs report...

Global Labor Glut Sinking Wages Means U.S. Needs to Get Schooled

The long-sought rise in American wages is being suppressed by a global labor glut that is undermining policy makers’ efforts to wring slack from the …

Japan's child population shrinks to a record-low 16.17 million

TOKYO, May 4 (UPI) -- Japan's child population has shrunk for the 34th consecutive year to a record low: 16.17 million.<p>The number was released Monday …

Demographics

[REPORT] Minorities Landed More Tech Jobs in Labor Market Recovery

A new report says tech jobs are leading toward economic opportunity and upward mobility for non-Asian minorities in the U.S., but that women are …

Demographics

Ben Schreiner, "A Dictionary of American Free Enterprise"

Arms Sales: A government jobs program (the lone acceptable government jobs program) working to deliver all the latest in U.S. defense industry …

Is the Labor Department Lying About Unemployment?

Anyone who is actually on the ground trying to find a job knows that the American job market is bleak. But the statistics coming from the Labor …

US productivity declined in first three months of year, as labor costs jump

The Labor Department said Wednesday that productivity, which is the amount of output per hour of work, fell at 1.9 percent rate in the first …

Economics

China Faces End Of "Migrant Miracle" As Demographic Ceiling Imperils Economy

Exactly four years ago we began to discuss the idea that China is fast approaching its so-called “Lewis Turning Point,” which is defined simply as …

Economics

The Conservatives believe in prosperity - Labour in a magic money tree

The parties of the Left just cannot understand that money has to be earned before it is spent<p>British politics has always been a tale of two halves: Lancastrians versus Yorkists, Whigs against Tories, free traders or protectionists. Today’s political world is best seen through an equally Manichean …

Biggest U.S. Productivity Drop in Decades Sends Ugly Omen

Productivity over the past six months fell by the most in more than two decades, leading to increases in U.S. labor costs that threaten corporate …

Labor Participation Rate and (lack of) Wage Inflation - The Big Picture

<b>Marginal Participants Await Higher Wages</b><p>Very interesting analysis on the Not in Labor Force cohort from Bloomberg Briefs:<p>In an economic cycle which …

Economics