Marissa Joy Mims

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Afros On Our Minds, A Homage To The Au Naturale Hairstyle (PHOTOS)

Whether being praised or despised, black women and our hair is a hot topic. And the latest headline-making story comes courtesy of the creative ambassador for Barneys New York, Simon Doonan, who recently penned a story for Slate calling for the resurgence of "the freak 'fo." Our response, like so …

Gilt

Gilt provides insider access to today's top brands for women, men, kids, and home as well as local experiences, amazing getaways, and gourmet finds - …

Change Your Shoes and Step Into Authentic Success

<b>Is Your Definition of Success Making You Unsuccessful?</b><p>Do you wake up each morning feeling inspired, passionate, and purposeful in your life, knowing that you have set your life on a path toward "authentic success"?<p>If not, perhaps you need to redefine success in your life in a way that is attuned to …

Drink Coffee? Off With Your Head!

Most folks who resolved to cut down on coffee this year are driven by the simple desire for self-improvement.<p>But for coffee drinkers in 17th-century Turkey, there was a much more concrete motivating force: a big guy with a sword.<p>Sultan Murad IV, a ruler of the Ottoman Empire, would not have been a …

Old-fashioned career advice from the 1940s still works today

I was lucky to grow up with parents who attended The Dale Carnegie Course in Effective Speaking and Human Relations.<p>In case you missed Dale Carnegie or didn't grow up with such parents, Carnegie was famous for his courses on self-improvement and interpersonal skills, a best-selling author and the …

You’re Good Enough, You’re Smart Enough, And Doggone It, Self-Affirmation May Be A Terrible Idea

Daily affirmations are at the core of the entire self-improvement industry, but new research says this popular leadership-training technique might actually be counterproductive.<p>If you’ve attended a corporate retreat in the past 20 years, there is a very good chance that you did a few trust falls, …

Psychology

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

BOCES wins $50G grant for needy students

Nassau BOCES will receive more than $50,000 as part of $3.4 million in statewide grants Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced Wednesday to support early …

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Five key questions about the Common Core standards

The Common Core State Standards are inexorably coming to the 46 states and the District of Columbia, which have approved them. We’ve heard pros and cons of them in previous posts but here’s a broader look at what they may mean for public education. This was written by Yong Zhao, presidential chair …

Common Core: What Is A 'Complex Text' Anyway?

Last month I attended a training focused on teaching “complex texts” to address the Common Core Standards. Unfortunately, when I left the training I …

Professional Development For Teachers

Day of Learning<br>Online Google Event<p><i>The Ultimate Guide to Google</i><br>Using Google Tools<br>in the Classroom<p>March 31, 2018|10 AM ET<p>Presented by SimpleK12<p>We …

Professional Development

How Do Principals Really Improve Schools? - Educational Leadership

At first glance, this approach to improving schools seems to make sense. After all, research does say that teacher quality is one of the most …

Pedagogy

Should School Discipline Take Gender Into Account?

In an <i>Education Week</i> chat earlier today, Kelley King, the author of <i>Writing the Playbook: A Practitioner's Guide to Creating a Boy-Friendly School</i>, …

Learning in Depth

November 2008 | Volume <b>66</b> | Number <b>3</b> <b><br>Giving Students Ownership of Learning</b> Pages 58-63<p>Imagine if schools were repositories of expertise—and the students …

Nine Things Educators Need to Know About the Brain

The human brain wasn’t designed for industrial education.<p>It was shaped over millions of years of sequential adaptation in response to ever-changing …

Pedagogy

From Leadership Posts, Women Said To Be Changing Senate Tone

A lot of fanfare followed last November's election, when the number of women in the U.S. Senate surged to 20 — more than ever before.<p>But quieter victories came after. Female senators now claim an unprecedented number of leadership positions, and for the first time in history, women are at the helm …

Go Toward Your Fear, Do Less, And Five More Surprising Leadership Lessons For Women

Lori Senecal, chairman and CEO of New York-based ad agency Kirshenbaum Bond Senecal + Partners (kbs), has learned a thing or two about climbing to the top. She worked her way up to president of the flagship New York office of storied ad agency McCann Erickson before joining kbs in 2009 and taking …

ING-Girls Inc. Investment Challenge

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Girls Inc.

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Inspiring All Girls to be Strong, Smart, & Bold

Girls Inc. Focuses on the whole girl<p>Our comprehensive approach addresses all aspects of a girl’s life and helps her discover and develop her inherent …