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How Is Media Affecting Kids?

Share this infographic on your site!<p>Embed this infographic on your site!<p>Early-Childhood-Education-Degrees.com has taken a look at the effect of media …

10 Apps For More Organized Project-Based Learning

Project-Based Learning, by definition, is flexible.<p>It encourages learner-centeredness, provides the possibility of more authentic work, and allows …

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89 cool apps, sites, and tools for teaching

When you use tablets and other devices, the nature of them requires you to be a teacherpreneur, or one who innovates, selects, and customizes your …

Educlipper launches its ‘virtual pinboard’ for teachers & students

Teacher-turned-entrepreneur Adam Bellow has launched Educlipper, a tool for kids to save and share content from the web.<p>Educlipper is a “virtual pinboard” of sorts — students can use it to clip news articles, YouTube videos, PowerPoint presentations, online courses, essays, or any other form of …

Neal Baer: Empowering Health and Society Through Storytelling

Harvard M.D. and veteran TV showrunner Neal Baer helped pioneer the partnership between medicine, entertainment, and health social policy. Next, he applies his storytelling skills to the Stephen King-inspired drama, Under the Dome.<p>What began as a seemingly haphazard pursuit of eclectic interests …

The Student Loan Debt Crisis in 9 Charts

Looking for news you can trust?<br>Subscribe to our free newsletters.<p>Nearly $1 trillion in debt, millions in unpaid loans: the numbers behind how …

30 iPad Apps Every Teacher Should Be Using

SoundCloud is the world’s leading social sound platform, with over ten hours of music & audio posted every minute by the world’s largest community of …

Applying Hyper-Connected Critical Thinking in Higher Education

"Critical thinking…the awakening of the intellect to the study of itself."<br>(Critical Thinking.org)<p>In my most recent post, "Develop Hyper-Connected …

Why I Let My Students Cheat On Their Game Theory Exam

Teaching people game theory is good. Making them live it is even better, says UCLA professor Peter Nonacs.<p>On test day for my Behavioral Ecology class at UCLA, I walked into the classroom bearing an impossibly difficult exam. Rather than being neatly arranged in alternate rows with pen or pencil in …

Grad School May Not Be the Best Way to Spend $100,000

Over the past decade, I’ve taught hundreds of executive education, MBA, and undergraduate students at half a dozen top universities. To put it mildly, I’m a believer in the importance of higher education and graduate studies. But I’m also concerned that some executives view grad school as a panacea …

Forget Custom Pies: Domino’s Wants Your Help Creating A New Pizza Delivery Vehicle

Domino’s wants to start delivering pizza in style–and they want your help. You might just win $10K, and see your idea brought to life and on the road.<p>Domino’s is famous for publicly overhauling its pizza after digesting some less than glowing reviews. The company’s new recipe for success goes …

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The Most Effective Strategies for Success

For years, I’ve been trying to convince people that success is not about who you <i>are</i>, but about what you <i>do</i>.<p>Roughly two years ago, I wrote about the “Nine Things Successful People Do Differently,” which became HBR’s most-read piece of content over that time span. It was a list of strategies, based on …

Toddlers need treatment for iPad addiction?

It seems that some very young humans play with iPads nearly half of their waking day. This is leading to withdrawal tantrums of an extreme kind.<p>I understand that one of the main joys of parenting a toddler involves keeping the little one amused.<p>Amused, as in quiet.<p>Ever since the iPad came along, …

Parenting