Fred Salamone

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It Only Takes About 42 Minutes To Learn Algebra With Video Games

On average, it took 41 minutes and 44 seconds for students to master Algebra skills during the Washington State Algebra Challenge using the DragonBox App.<p>The Challenge, co-sponsored by Washington University’s Center for Game Science and the Technology Alliance included 4,192 K-12 students. …

Teachers and App Designers Join Forces

Image courtesy of iZone<p>Starting this week, developers from a dozen high tech startups are entering New York City classrooms to help teachers …

Training the Brain to Listen: A Practical Strategy for Student Learning and Classroom Management

Explicit instruction on cognitive strategies that can help students learn <i>how</i> to learn may have a positive impact on both academic performance and …

6 Awesome Innovations in 2014

1. Crowdfunding in Education<p>If I had a dollar for every time I heard someone lament "I would do ____ in my class if I only had the money," I would be …

Flipboard for Educators

Inside Flipboard / August 29, 2013<p>As students and teachers head back to school all over the country, we wanted to share some ideas on how Flipboard …

31 Black-And-White Movies Every Twentysomething Needs To See

Life lessons brought to you entirely in black and white.

Skylar Grey

0<p>SHARES<p><b>We applaud you for standing up to the Grammys dress code.</b><p>I didn’t know how serious the rules were until all the reporters asked about my …

NYC's Top Hotel Bars For Non-Tourists

New York City's hotel bar scene has come a long way. Instead of the generic, upscale tourist bar offering over-priced mediocre versions of standard …

New York City

Our top 45 free things to do in New York City

Seeing New York City's biggest attractions can mean spending a hefty chunk of your trip budget on tickets. Empire State Building? $36. The Guggenheim and the Whitney both go for $25. Even the Frick is $22. But there's a lifetime of fun to be had without ever handing over a cent, and not just by …

City Halls

Drink Beer for Big Ideas, Coffee to Get Them Done

I didn’t know what I was going to write about today. When this happens, normally I grab a coffee to help get the ideas flowing, but for the last few …

The Best Beers to Drink This Summer

<b>Summer beer-drinking</b> is an entirely different concept than winter beer-drinking. When icy Old Man Winter takes hold, we instinctively reach for the liquid equivalent of comfort food: burly porters, barrel-aged stouts, and other hearty brews that fill our stomachs and warm our chests. But by the …

10 Best Dive Bars in New York, 2013 Edition

Everyone has a favorite dive bar. The best ones are cheap, sticky, and unpretentious, with questionable bathrooms and a rogues’ gallery of regulars. …

The 13 Best Hiking Trails in the World (Photos)

Trail Guide<p>Summer is finally here! Take advantage of the beautiful weather and hike one of the world’s best trails.<p>06.02.13 4:45 AM ET

Sequel Bits: 'Despicable Me 2', 'Super Troopers 2', 'Weedfest', 'Insidious Chapter 2', 'Fast 7', 'Machete Kills' – /Film

<b>Steve Carell</b> doesn’t actually need to dress up as Gru to play him for <i>Despicable Me 2</i>, but don’t tell him that. Also after the jump:<p>Broken Lizard is …

How to hire good people instead of nice people

Usually, employers rapidly scan the resume of each job applicant looking for relevant education, skills, and work experience. They select 10 candidates for telephone calls, invite three in for interviews, and hire the one they <i>like</i> the best.<p>This is a bad way to hire because at best it gets you <i>nice</i> …

Employment

Best New Rooftop Bars in NYC

Summer is (unofficially) here and what better way to take in the glorious New York City skyline than from a rooftop bar? Visitors and locals alike …

Top 10 Free Things To Do In New York City This Summer

Sunday, June 8, 2014<p>Free things to do in New York City in the summer? I know it sounds like an oxymoron. Let’s face it, the words “free” and “New …

Outdoor-market guide: NYC’s best new food vendors

Photograph: Krista SchlueterBaking Soda Shop<p>Photograph: Krista SchlueterGinger snap cookies at Baking Soda Shop<p>Photograph: Krista SchlueterButter …

Let's talk about ranks, baby

It's one of the very first things we ever do.<p>I did it as a very young child, I see my 1-year-old daughters do it, I am sure you did it.<p>Ranking, I …

Eataly: La Birreria

<b>Eataly: La Birreria</b><p>Eataly's rooftop boasts a restaurant and brewery that is open year-round and offers a variety of high-quality beers, hand-pumped …

10 Low-Budget Pantry Items Everyone Should Have

Not every meal is a fresh new recipe or an exciting twist on an old classic. Many, many meals are grab-what-you-can endeavors or thrown together …

Healthy Eating

Life Lessons in Fighting the Culture of Bullshit

What politics taught me that current graduates need to know.<p>Pitzer College/YouTube<p><i>This item has been excerpted from the prepared Commencement Address to the graduates of Pitzer College in Claremont, Calif., on May 18, 2013.</i><p>I recently turned thirty, which I know seems like a generation away to those …

You're Fucked, But You're Free: A Message To The Class Of 2013

It's May, which means it's time once again for actors and writers and politicians and whatever Thomas Friedman is to hit the graduation circuit and …