Ladda Hawkins

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12 Ways to Elevate Your Personal Brand in 2018

Tips you can use next year to build your brand.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you aren't fully committed to building your personal brand yet, it's time to go all-in. I'm a huge advocate when it comes to personal branding -- it's how I built my first marketing …

The Rise Of Unmarried Parenting Around The World [Infographic]

In countries around the world, increasing numbers of parents are having children without getting married. OECD research has shown that in the United States, 2.9 percent of children lived with unmarried parents in 2005, a rate that increased slightly to 4.2 percent in 2014. Out of all countries …

These are the worst mistakes we have seen young people make in job interviews

We are usually impressed with the calibre of candidates. Most people we meet seem smart and accomplished, and applicants "get" our all-digital, fast-paced, antiboring way of handling business news.<p>But ... young people are human, too. They make mistakes. And the following mistakes have cost them the …

Employment

Quick-Fix Parenting Versus Intentional Parenting

If you’re a parent, most likely you joined the parenting ranks with good intentions and excitement. But then somewhere along the way, you lost your …

Everyone Needs Broadband. Now More Low-Income Americans Will Be Able to Afford It.

Today the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) took a landmark step toward the President’s ConnectALL goal of getting 20 million more Americans online by 2020 by approving a national subsidy to help low-income Americans pay for broadband. These changes to the FCC’s Lifeline program will help …

Making Technology Click in the Classroom: Teachers Share What Makes Digital Tools ‘Worth The Time’

Research<p>Making Technology Click in the Classroom: Teachers Share What Makes Digital Tools ‘Worth The Time’<p>sponsored content from Bill & Melinda Gates …

6 Tips for Building Your Business When You Have a Day Job

Running a business is tough at the best of times. The startup failure rate is enormous and most businesses will be dead and buried within five years …

11 simple social skills that will make you more likable

Being likable is entirely under your control. All it takes is the ability to pick up a few key social skills that build emotional intelligence.<p>To …

Body Language

How to Better Retain Information from Books, Articles, and More

Although we can learn a lot of great information from books, articles, interviews, and conversations, we naturally forget a lot of it. Create a …

Productivity

Blended Learning Helps Students at Different Cognitive Levels

What is the best way to meet today's students "in the middle?" Kids today are more tech-savvy than ever before, and teachers are struggling to make sure that every student is educated according to their needs. From elementary to secondary school, students learn at different rates and have varying …

What Makes a Teacher Special to a Student?

<i>This is an installment of the Stories Teachers Share podcast. Listen above or on iTunes to hear how the story unfolds.</i>Great teachers are constantly …

Getting Real? Google Cardboard And Virtual Reality In Education

While we may not have flying cars, hover boards that really hover (and don’t catch fire), or teleporters just yet, the past year has seen the launch …

6 Steps to Make Your Nonprofit's Blog a Must-Read Web Destination

<i>This is a guest contribution from Eric Rardin.</i><p>Managing a nonprofit is already more than a full-time job. Often, when operating on shoestring budgets …

Teach Digital Citizenship: 20+ Tips & Resources

0<p>SHARES<p><i>“The most exciting breakthroughs of the 21st century will not occur because of technology but because of an expanding concept of what it means</i> …

The 37 Best Websites to Learn Something New

Forget overpriced schools, long days in a crowded classroom, and pitifully poor results. These websites and apps cover myriads of science, art, and …

What Students Will Learn In The Future

<b>What Students Will Learn In The Future</b><p><i>This is part 1 of the series “Responsive Teaching For A Changing World,” a 3-part series is sponsored by Adobe</i> …

Bring Google's '20% time' to your classroom with passion-based learning

Half a century ago, a scientist called Art Fry added a little glue to the back of a piece of paper – and created the Post-it.<p>Fry made this stationary staple at the science and technology company 3M during “15% time” – a scheme that allowed employees to spend 15% of their time pursuing their own …

Teaching

Learning about learning: What every teacher needs to know

When I trained to be teacher I was told little or nothing about how children learn. Because a lot of what we intuitively suppose about the process of …

Best Sites to Learn How to Code for Free

There are a ton of resources out there to learn coding, most of which are free!!! So why you enroll in expensive training classes.<p>Here are the best …

Success Is Not a Goal. It's a Way of Life.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When you meet a successful executive or business leader – I mean the real deal, not a shyster CEO of a one-person company playing make-believe – there’s a real tendency to assume he’s led a charmed life and everything just sort of fell …

5 Great Apps for The Visually Impaired

November 14, 2015<br>Below is a list of some good iPad apps for people who are blind or have low vision. Besides apps to help visually impaired recognize …

Differentiation is out. Mastery is the new classroom buzzword

Schools will witness a shift in jargon this year. Differentiation is out. Mastery is in. Mark my words.<p>In his memoir, An Intelligent Person’s Guide to Education, former Eton headmaster Tony Little recounts the delightful story of workmen at the school uncovering fragments of a wall painting under …

Pedagogy

Travel Blog & Expat LIfe

After spending a couple days at that dreamy spa in Tuscany we drove right into the middle of swarms of tourists in search of fun in Florence, Italy. …

Travel

Dream Come True: Traveling & Writing as a Lifestyle - Skimbaco Lifestyle | online magazine

<i>This is a fantastic guest post by Frankie M. Thompson of the As the Bird Flies blog, a published author of Shy Feet: Short Stories Inspired by</i> …

How to Give Your Kids the World

I have heard it all. Seriously, I have heard every single excuse people have for not traveling with their children. The children are too young. There are too many of them. They're just not good travelers. How about, you don't have enough money or too few vacation days. Well, I have a secret. Not …

Parenting Without Borders - Raising Children with Multicultural Parenting Principles - Skimbaco Lifestyle | online magazine

I love this picture of my girls – my middle daughter is saying “I was born in Germany” and my oldest one is teasing her “but you don’t speak any …

6 Things You Can Do to Build Your E-Learning Skills

When I look back at my early work, I’m surprised I’ve lasted this long. A lot of the courses I built years ago just weren’t very good. But that’s …

Google Classroom Launches Chrome Extension So Teachers Can Instantly Share Links With The Entire Class

Google calls Classroom a “mission control for teachers,” allowing them to access all of Google Apps for Education within one central place. Teachers can use the product to chat with students, help students with their work and keep track of the daily goings on in the classroom.<p>Today, the product is …

Curriculums, Collaboration, And Reinventing The Classroom