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5 Ways to Help Your Students Become Better Questioners

To change that is easier said than done. Working within an answers-based education system, and in a culture where questioning may be seen as a sign …

Teaching

13 DIY Household Products That Could Save You Some Serious Coin

An American family spends an average of $504 per year on cleaning supplies. That’s a lot of money, especially toward products that are made mostly of water! In the spirit of saving, we’ve partnered with Sparkle® paper towels to bring you a way to seriously scrub down your cleaning budget: homemade …

Cleaning

The 8 Minutes That Matter Most

John Irving, the author of The Cider House Rules, begins with his last sentence:<p>I write the last line, and then I write the line before that. I find …

The Verdict on Charter Schools?

The charter movement turns 25 next year, but whether it’s fulfilling the mission early advocates had envisioned is far from clear.<p>A few years ago, Pablo Alba was called to the principal’s office to meet with me, an aging white guy he’d never met before. A lanky sophomore, Alba volunteered little …

Education

Can Peer Accountability Groups Help Students Achieve Their Goals?

Some schools are finding that students can help one another reach their goals by, among other things, holding accountability rituals.<br>[[ This is a …

Trickle-down’s middle-class massacre: Failure of conservative economics should discredit these bankrupt ideas forever

<b>(AP/Mary Altaffer/Photo montage by Salon)</b><p>Supply-side economics hollowed out the middle class. It’s time to stop listening to the architects of inequality<p>David Madland<p>June 13, 2015 10:30am (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Hollowed Out: Why the Economy Doesn’t Work Without a Strong Middle Class”<p>On April 30, …

Income Inequality

14 Genius Hacks For A Quick Breakfast On-The-Go

Breakfast is not only the most important meal of the day, it's arguably the most delicious. Sadly, we often let breakfast fall by the wayside with insanely busy schedules.<p>But abandon breakfast no more. We've rounded up 14 hacks to ensure you get in your first meal of the day without wasting any …

Breakfast

Giving it All to an Ex and Starting Over in Your Forties - How to Build Wealth from a Late Start

Many men have complained about getting fleeced by an ex-wife and trying to begin a new life dead broke. But Dennis Miller voluntarily gave his wife virtually everything when their marriage dissolved when he was 45. Now 74, Miller enjoys driving his Chevy SSR roadster and having the freedom to do …

Retirement

Getting the Most from Your Math Book {Free Downloadable Discussion Questions}

Most students use a math book to do their assignments. But rarely do students <i>read</i> a math book.But some people do use math books for other reasons. …

Mathematical Conversations to Transform Algebra Class - National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

Mathematics

When Others Frustrate You

There’s a way of being that I’m trying to cultivate in myself — to let go of wanting others to be a certain way.<p>Here’s the problem: we all get …

The Dances of Student Discipline

The Foxtrot<p>This dance of discipline happens when teachers rigidly send students to the office for minor offenses. The students are trotted to the …

A New Dark Age

"What struck me," journalist Christian Parenti said in a recent Truthout interview, referring to the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, "was the fact that these local towns and states around the region were sending the only resources they had to New Orleans: weapons and militarized gear.<p>"After 30 …

15 Self Help Books You Need To Read

Self-help and personal development material is one of those things that’s either embraced with open arms, or pushed away like a bad meal. I prefer …

7 Techniques To Boost Your Willpower

We start our New Year or Monday mornings off with good intentions – we are going to lose weight, stop smoking, organize our closets and train for …

3 Stoic Principles That Will Help You Live A Joyful Life

Are you sad to hear people you care about calling you “a Stoic”? It might be time for you to refine your philosophy and show them how much the Stoic …

Trigger Warning: College Kids Are Human Veal

Abetted by idiot administrators, today’s students seem incapable of living in the real world.<p>Every time we seem to have reached peak insanity when it …

7 Scientific Self Help Books That Will Transform Your Life

I’m one of those weirdos that prefers reading non-fiction books over fiction books any day of the week — especially when it comes to books about …

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Public Funds, Private Education: What the Polls Say

Government aid to private schools, vouchers, private educational contractors -- the lines between public and private in the world of education are ever-shifting. Policies that push these boundaries are often challenged in both the legal system and the court of public opinion. A look back at how …

How To Achieve A Zen Attitude To Cope With Every Day Problems

People usually have trouble responding and coping with every day problems. For a long time, I, myself, had trouble with my daily “problems”….<p>Why?</b> …

The 3 Top Strategies for Bringing Your Dreams of Living Abroad to Life

Come on, admit it…<p>You’re fantasizing about moving abroad and living a life of your dreams, but in reality, you think it’s unachievable, right?<p>Even …

Arizona Legislature Passes Deep Cuts To Public Universities

WASHINGTON -- If you don’t like it, you can leave.<p>That’s essentially what three University of Arizona students said state Sen. Kelli Ward (R) told them during a private discussion over a proposed $75 million state funding cut to higher education.<p>“To paraphrase her, she told me I was acting entitled …

Higher Education

7 Questions to Help You Discover Your Life's Calling

<b>“There is no greater gift you can give or receive than to honor your calling. It’s why you were born. And how you become most truly alive.” Oprah</b><p><i>The</i> …

Employment

Earth's Dashboard Is Flashing Red—Are Enough People Listening?

As scientists and much of the public differ on the causes of climate change, the planet keeps getting warmer … and the effects are adding up.<p>Scientists are having trouble convincing the public that people are changing the climate.<p>A Pew Research Center survey, released last week as part of a broader …

The Best Ancient Quotes To Help You Lead A Successful Life

History is a great teacher. Whatever challenge you are facing today, you can be sure that someone else has faced it before. Thousands of years ago, …

Is This Country Crazy?

<b>Inquiring Minds Elsewhere Want to Know</b><p><i>Cross-posted with TomDispatch.com</i><p>Americans who live abroad -- more than six million of us worldwide (not counting those who work for the U.S. government) -- often face hard questions about our country from people we live among. Europeans, Asians, and Africans …

Political Science

10 yoga poses to beat stress

<b>(Life by DailyBurn) —</b> If you're struggling with sky-high stress levels, yoga can be a great way to calm your mind while giving your body the attention it deserves.<p>It may seem counterintuitive that twisting yourself into a pretzel can promote relaxation, but it's true! Studies show that yoga has a …