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3Doodler's new kits help kids make robotic bugs and dinosaurs

3Doodler's safer, cuter 3D-printing pen for kids called Start can already bring their imagination to life. But these new sets can help them get used to drawing objects if they're just starting out <i>and</i> take their creations to the next level. The company has launched new Start sets at Toy Fair 2018, …

These Are the Most Important Soft Skills for Employees to Have, According to Hiring Managers

Hiring for these soft skills can signal a more adaptable and versatile team player.<p>We all know that hiring is hard. Sure, any intelligent individual can pass your tests, psychological interview questions, and social media checks. But, how do you know who is going to be the best fit in the long …

How to answer 5 of the toughest interview questions

The better prepared you are for each type of interviewer, the better your odds are at landing a new title and office environment that’ll start your …

Employment

What Your Resume Should Look Like in 2018

Plus a free downloadable template.<p>Let’s be honest: Writing a resume is a drag.<p>After all, this isn’t exactly a task for the gainfully employed. If …

Employment

5 Things Your Child Should Know Before Age 5

Sure, before your child heads off to kindergarten, there are a few things they should know to prep them for their first day of school. But as your …

Your Resume Should Be More Than A List Of Skills. Here's The 1 Thing You're Forgetting To Mention

Your resume should be more than a list of your skills.<p>The resume is dead.<p>I've been saying this for a while now, and usually my perspective is rooted in this belief that having a personal brand is far more valuable than a sheet of paper that says where you went to college and what other jobs you've …

Employment

Science Says These 10 Things Will Help You Raise Extremely Smart and Successful Kids

Here are some science-backed parenting strategies to help you raise highly successful kids.<p>What parent doesn't want their child to do well in school, stay out of trouble, and grow up to be a highly successful adult? But as I've found over the years raising my own daughter, that's far easier said …

How to make your kids smarter in 10 scientific steps

I’ve explored the science behind what makes kids happier, what type of parenting works best and what makes for joyful families.<p>But what makes …

9 Smart Interview Habits That Will Help You Land the Job

Think of the interview as a game or a puzzle, or even just a chance to meet someone who is interesting and learn something new.<p><i>What are some best/good job interview tips? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand</i> …

Want your kid to be bilingual? Alexa could help

Outside of playing smooth jazz on queue and helping you pick out what to wear, smart home devices like Amazon’s Echo, Apple’s Siri, and Google Home haven’t had much of a truly meaningful impact on our daily lives. Despite the fact that over 35 million voice-enabled home speakers have already been …

Language Learning

Learning Javascript at 30 years old.

It took me over a decade of false starts and failed attempts to finally learn how to program. I wanted to take a moment for myself to reflect and …

9 Most Common Behavioral Interview Questions and Answers

Behavioral questions can be challenging for interviewers to ask and for job candidates to answer. Here's how to handle the most common.<p>If you're an interviewer and like to ask behavioral interview questions, you'll like the following list of behavioral interview questions. And if you're a job …

A Survey of 1,502 College Students Revealed the 1 Skill They Wish Their Parents Had Taught Them

We invest a lot of time in teaching young people to be academically prepared, but we often overlook the skills they really need to succeed.<p>Parents, teachers, and coaches dedicate their days to preparing kids for the challenges of life after high school. They devote countless hours to ensuring kids …

Teaching Problem Solving Skills

Starting the school year off by teaching problem solving techniques is crucial for building a sense of community in the classroom. It also means you …

Teaching

The Best Kits for Teaching Kids How to Code

Who says learning code has to be boring?<p>Whether you're an experienced programmer or have never even touched a line of code, a kit designed to introduce basic coding skills can make a great gift for kids. These kits can teach everything from problem-solving skills to real programming languages that …

Tips for Giving the Best Answers to Behavioral Interview Questions

Most hiring managers include at least a few behavioral questions in each job interview they conduct. What can you expect when you're asked these …

A guide to RESTful API design: 35+ must-reads

When it comes to designing web APIs, no other style is more respected than REST. Outlined by Roy Fielding in his famous dissertation, REST, or …

What is data?

This is a class in data visualization. But before we leap into making charts and maps, we’ll consider the nature of data, and some basic principles …

Data Science

50 Free Online Resources for Self-Motivated Learners

I work full time and often feel that my skills and competencies are becoming redundant as time passes.New technologies, degrees and more innovative …

How Great Dads Can Raise Badass Daughters

Want to raise strong and independent daughters? Dads (and moms), do these 7 things to help them succeed in life and business.<p>Without my dad's encouragement and support, I doubt I would have ever traveled the world solo at nineteen, let alone started my own business.<p>There's lots of talk about how we …

Curious Kids: Who made the alphabet song?

<i>This is an article from Curious Kids, a series aimed at children. The Conversation is asking kids to send in questions they’d like an expert to</i> …

I thought I knew JavaScript …

<i>… until I failed a technical interview I thought I aced!</i><p>The first time I got in touch with JavaScript was when it was still cool to use ViewSource to …

10 questions to ask your dad before you turn 25

It’s safe to say that 25 is the point at which many of us feel we’ve truly entered adulthood. You’re not living with your mom or dad anymore, you’re …

This Play Dough Will Teach Your Kids All About Electricity

Ask a four-year-old how an electrical circuit works, and you’ll get a blank stare in return. Ask a four-year-old how to make the eyes on her monsters …

5 Reasons You Should Teach Your Child Another Language

“What’s the point of teaching your kids a foreign language if they will never become fluent?” I have heard this so many times from parents who think …

This app uses artificial intelligence to turn design mockups into source code

While traditionally it has been the task of front-end developers to transform the work of designers from raw graphical user interface mockups to actual source code, this trend might soon be a thing of the past – courtesy of artificial intelligence.<p>Copenhagen-based startup UIzard Technologies has …

10 Ways to Give Your Child a Head Start in Life

It takes a village to raise an intelligent child.<p>There's a saying that children are the future. If you're a parent, or are considering becoming a parent sometime in the future, you should give some thought to how you would raise your offspring to become the most successful that they can.<p>With my …

19 Summer Educational Activities Kids Will Love

When it comes time for summer break there is no reason for kids to stop learning. Even if they are not in school there are many great educational …

Today, Kids Need To Learn More Than Facts, But To Solve Problems And Innovate

We need to shift from teaching how to answer questions to learning how to ask them.<p>Traditionally, we went to school to attain knowledge. The smart kids knew that Columbus discovered America in 1492 and that the square root of 64 is eight. They studied diligently at home so that when the teacher …