Paul Marquardt

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The 'Overparenting' Crisis In School And At Home

<i>A version of this interview ran in 2015.</i><p>Have you ever paid your kid for good grades? Have you driven to school to drop off a forgotten assignment? Have you done a college student's laundry? What about coming along to Junior's first job interview?<p>These examples are drawn from two bestselling books —</i> …

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The best places to winter camp in California

Winter time can be polarizing for fans of the outdoors: some venture out in colder temperatures, with the idea that surviving (and thriving) in the …

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Leaders of Chicago gang Hobos - an 'all-star team' of criminals - convicted after deadly 2016

Jurors who heard the biggest gang trial in recent Chicago history on Wednesday convicted the core leadership of the Hobos, a group described by prosecutors as an "all-star team" of criminals whose ruthlessness reflected the kind of violence that led to the city's alarming increase in murders.<p>To …

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Get a balcony room for the price of an inside cabin with this Cunard cruise deal

If you're already in cruise-planning mode for the new year, Cunard has a cool upgrade offer. For a limited time, you can snag a balcony room for the price of an inside cabin on selected sailings on all three ships in the luxury line.<p><b>The deal:</b> Upgrades on Us applies to certain 2017 and 2018 cruises, …

New York City

The U.S. Virgin Islands Will Pay You to Visit in 2017

Traveling to St. Thomas, St. John, and St. Croix will come with a bonus beyond beaches and sunshine.<p>The three islands comprising the U.S. Virgin Islands—St. Thomas, St. John, and St. Croix—are celebrating an important event in 2017, and it's travelers who are going to benefit. March 31 is the 100th …

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FAFSA changes: What you need to know to get the most financial aid

If you plan to go to college next year, you need to know about two changes to the nationwide financial aid form.<p>The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is the form that every U.S. college student needs to fill out in order to be eligible for any need-based financial aid. That includes …

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By investing in adult education, we can create stronger communities

I joined the National Institute of Adult Continuing Education (NIACE) during the captivating, emotional campaign that is Adult Learners' Week.<p>The annual event has come to define our mission. It aims to showcase the life-changing stories of people progressing to employment and greater academic …

Adding Up The Cost Of Low Literacy Among Adults

<i>This is the final report in a four-part series on adult education.</i><p>Low literacy rates for adults can have wide-ranging effects on those around them. They may rely more heavily on government services; their children may not get that extra hand with schoolwork; their families may not get sufficient …

These photos Apple's first employees showed us from the company's earliest days are absolutely wonderful (AAPL)

The year was 1977. Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak had barely moved out of the Jobs' family garage to the company's first official corporate address, 20863 Stevens Creek Blvd., (Building 3, Suite C) in Cupertino, Calif.<p>The pair had successfully begun shipping their first computer, a naked circuit …

Are you ‘over-connected’?

Wander the city in 2015 and all you’ll see is people staring at screens or talking on handsets. Is it changing who we are? Tom Chatfield weighs up the arguments.<p>A group of people wait by a monument, unaware of each other’s existence. A woman strides open-mouthed down a busy street, holding one hand …

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5 Magazines to Make History Come Alive

The word “history” is Greek for inquiry, which is knowledge acquired by investigation of the past. Scholars interpret this information and study how it relates to humans. Long, narrative accounts of events can get rather boring, but with Flipboard you can read about various perspectives you …

Get Lost in These 5 Cartography Magazines

In the age of smart devices, it’s getting easier to find your way around with GPS and map apps. Map-reading becomes a handy skill when you don’t have access to the Internet. Hundreds of years of cartography and intrepid navigation yielded the very first maps, which were representations of land or …

If Your Teacher Likes You, You Might Get A Better Grade

Were you ever the teacher's pet? Or did you just sit behind the teacher's pet and roll your eyes from time to time?<p>A newly published paper suggests that personality similarity affects teachers' estimation of student achievement. That is, how much you are like your teacher contributes to his or her …

Six lessons we can learn from geniuses

Whether it’s designing a supersonic vehicle, helping the blind to see or creating space history, what can we learn from the great minds behind these feats?<p>Our series The Genius Behind has taken you inside the minds of people who are making the impossible possible. Whether it is designing the …

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Career Education<p>Whether you are at the start of your career or you have already achieved a middle or even a high level - The Career Education Center …

Monday Matters: Adult Education Center Assists 188th In Mission Transition

It was a little intelligence gathering of his own that led to 188th Wing Col. Mark Anderson’s discovery of the importance of Microsoft PowerPoint in …

17 Diabolical Tech Pranks For April Fools' Day

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Debt, no degree: Bills mount for ex-college students who never reached the finish line

This past April, facing the prospect of three 20-page papers due in the same week, Indiana University East student Harmony Glenn had a panic attack in the school library.<p>“I couldn’t breathe, and my chest felt tight,” she said. “I was asking myself, ‘Do I push forward…or do I cut my losses?’”<p>Glenn, …

The Paradoxical Traits Of Resilient People

Resilient people develop a mental capacity that allows them to adapt with ease during adversity. Like bamboo, they bend but rarely break. How resilient are you?<p>Journalist Hara Estroff Marano once wrote in a <i>Psychology Today</i> article “The Art of Resilience”:<p>“Resilience may be an art, the ultimate art …

A School With No Teachers, Where Students Teach Themselves

Living here for the next month are some of the 4,000 potential students who already made the first cut by passing cognitive skill tests online.<p>Now …

How to Save on Your College Degree

Posted on August 22, 2018<br>by Beth Dumbauld<p>StraighterLine is pleased to announce the addition of three new online Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) …

How Super-Achievers Do What They Do

For their new book <i>The Art of Doing</i>, Camille Sweeney and Josh Gosfield interviewed 36 super-achievers at the tops of their fields. They started seeing patterns emerge. These are the 10 most common practices of the highly successful.

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StraighterLine Partner:<b>Norwich University</b><p>Take the general education courses you need to complete your degree at Norwich University with fast, …

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My Daughter's Homework Is Killing Me

Karl Taro Greenfeld was concerned about the amount of homework his eighth-grade daughter was doing -several hours every night. She wasn't getting …