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The World is Flat: Teachers as Innovators

This is a particularly exciting time to be involved in education. Beyond the rhetoric of school reform, there are many emerging opportunities and …

How to Name Your Startup

<i>This post originally appeared on the American Express OPEN Forum, where Mashable regularly contributes articles about leveraging social media and</i> …

Perseverance and Grit

In every country in the world, we elevate those who endure, especially against overwhelming odds. We exalt politician William Wilberforce, who led a …

Teaching

Personal Mission Statements Of 5 Famous CEOs (And Why You Should Write One Too)

Whether it’s a daily mantra or a quote to return to when times get tough, having a personal mission statement brings focus and purpose to your life. Here are five examples of real-life personal mission statements, from leaders who rocked the world.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This is one of the most-read</i> …

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

8 Surprising Facts About How Kids Learn From Screen Time

Most of the parents I speak with worry about screen time.<p>I’m a so-called ‘expert,’ so they ask me for advice. How many hours a day of television is healthy? How many hours of video games should they allow after school? Is my kid playing too much Minecraft? In person, their concern seems to outweigh …

How do We Move from Getting Kids into School to actually Educating Them? Provocative New Book by Lant Pritchett

I approached Lant Pritchett’s new book ‘The Rebirth of Education’ with glee and trepidation. Glee because Lant is one of the smartest, wittiest and …

Top App Store developers discuss their iOS 7 development and design processes

With iOS 7 launching today, many of the apps on the App Store will be updated and overhauled to match Apple’s new aesthetic and incorporate the new features introduced in the redesigned operating system.<p>We asked the developers of some of the most popular iOS software how they adapted their design …

How To Design an Effective App for iPad

The iPad is a perfect example of technology that's usable, useful, and meaningful and has become a mainstay in millions of households. It can help people solve problems and execute a wide array of jobs in an efficient manner. When you are designing an app for iPads, you must make sure it meshes …

Xcode Fundamentals iOS 7: Learn How to Make Apps and Design a User Experience | Cult of Mac Deals

Learn beautiful iOS 7 design and more...<p>Want to learn how to make apps?<p>Learn how to use Xcode<br>• Learn how to design a creative user experience<br>• Learn how to make apps<br>• Learn the secrets of iOS design<p>So you want to make apps but you don't know where to start. You start a few tutorials on the internet but …

How to Use App Store Optimization to Get Attention

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>App store optimization, or ASO, is so important in getting your app discovered, but it is also the most ignored marketing tactic.<p>ASO can give your app a push in discoverability and, therefore, downloads. Understanding what components go …

Best iPad Apps of 2013

2013 has been another memorable year for the iPad App Store. The number of apps designed specifically for the iPad hit the 500,000 milestone this year and is now well on its way to 600,000. By now, there are excellent iPad apps for just about any purpose. From heavy-duty productivity and business …

Apps

20 Apps That Look Great on iOS 7

20 Apps That Look Great in iOS 7<p>Perfect Weather<p>SPG: Starwood Hotels & Resorts<p>Clear<p>Camera+<p>Twitterrific<p>Pocket Casts<p>PCalc<p>Cobook …

What Instagram Did For Photography, This App Will Do For Design

<i>The Launchpad is a series that introduces Mashable readers to compelling startups. If you would like to have your startup considered for inclusion,</i> …

iPad App of the Week: Command-C

Great and unique apps are a big part of what has made the iPad such an amazing device, With that in mind, we offer up a quick review of one outstanding iPad app a week here each week.<p>Our weekly picks for Best iPad App of the Week are published here every Saturday. Check out all our picks via the …

10 Steps to Building a Top-Selling App

Chad Mureta was in a car accident two years ago. During a lengthy recovery in the hospital, a friend gave him an article about the app market. …

Notable New iPad Apps: Google Play Movies & TV

<b>Google Play Movies & TV</b> is a new app for the iPad and iPhone that lets you watch movies and TV shows that you bought or rented through Google Play.<p>The app has a very bare bones UI, with just 3 sections – Watch Now, My Movies, and My TV Shows. Watch Now shows your most recently viewed item. My …

Learn-to-code site Treehouse wants to teach you how to design your first iPhone app

Learn-to-code startup Treehouse has just launched its newest course: a series of tutorials and tests to teach you iOS design.<p>“The course is perfect for anyone staring at a blank canvas, wondering how to start with design for iOS,” instructor Sarah Parmenter told me via email.<p>“Each stage holds vital …

New European Edtech Accelerator Kicks Off Search For 10 Startups Eager To Disrupt The Classroom

Another development in the European edtech ecosystem: early stage startups with a plan to disrupt education are being encouraged to apply to join a new incubator that will kick off its first programme this September.<p>The European Incubator for Innovation is currently accepting applications for its …

5 ways to work out without weights

With all the knowledge that’s out there now about exercise, there’s really no excuse for not achieving your fitness goals. You can’t argue that you …

Top 6 Fitness Trends for 2014

Fitness

8 amazing fat-burning intervals

If your goal is to burn fat, interval training should be part of your workout program. Interval training is a great way to hammer out a quick …

Ten Most Popular Educational YouTube Videos in 2013

<b>5. How Old Are Your Ears? (Hearing Test) vis AsapSCIENCE</b><p><b>6. Amazing Facts to Blow Your Mind Pt. 2 vis AsapSCIENCE</b><p><b>7. What If the Sun Disappeared? vis</b> …

Changing the Role of Classrooms Around the World

We know about the success Salman Kahn has had with the "flipped classroom" where online lectures and short videos happen at home, or in a coffee shop, and project-based learning happens during school.<p>We may be relatively unaware just how much this concept is taking hold across the world, or why.<p>A …

The Classroom of 2024: Four future hallmarks

What does the future hold for classrooms? How can 10 years impact education?<p>Ten years may not seem like much, but it’s enough time for …

How To Teach Your Child To Be An Entrepreneur

There is no shortage of creative and entrepreneurial lessons at Brooklyn New School (BNS), an Ashoka Changemaker School. For social studies, just as archaeologists excavate Mayan ruins, BNS students investigate the contents of classroom trash bins because, as the project’s core understanding …

A Teenager Articulates How Policies Should Be Created Better Than Most Adults Probably Could