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5 Questions to Ask Your Students To Start the School Year

Schools are about more than learning; they are about experience(s). They help shape us in our present and future and those experiences stick with us …

Cheapest dates for summer flights

It’s time to get your summer vacation plans in gear. As you would any time of year, always compare airfares before you buy, but these dates will also help you find better deals.<p><b>Cheapest days to fly for summer</b><p>Use these dates as a guide. Fare hikes (and drops) can vary slightly depending on the …

Flying

What to Do When You Arrive Too Early to Check Into Your Hotel

Let’s say you’re planning a fun trip to New York City and you found an incredible deal on a flight. The only problem? It arrives at 5:00 a.m. and …

This Website Has the Best Flight Deals 99% of the Time, Says a Travel Pro

While the purpose of a vacation is to relax and unwind, the lead-up to a trip can have the opposite effect. Between trawling flight websites, finding …

25 Travel Hacks That Will Save You Time and Money in 2017

Expert travelers like flight attendants and frequent fliers know that foreign transaction fees, the dreaded middle seat, and flight delays can put a …

Across the USA by Train for Just $186

Turns out, you don’t need a car to see America.<p>Want to book a similar train trip? I’ve started a travel service to help you plan a personalized trip …

Top 7 Tools for Budget Travelers

The days of relying on travel agents and hunting down elusive deals are over. Check out these seven budget travel tools to city-hop and save, just …

Apps

Why embattled Trump may keep hammering Bill Clinton misdeeds

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's efforts to drag Hillary Clinton down by focusing on her husband's misconduct may be a relatively new strategy for …

Donald Trump

Amazing Deal Alert: US Cities to Asia from $381 Round-Trip

<b>Want to see the latest flight deals as soon as they’re published? Follow The Points Guy on Facebook and Twitter, and subscribe to text message alerts</b> …

Navigating Scholarships and Creating Your Own Pathway to College

<i>By Nara Lee</i><p>“I graduated from MIT with zero debt.”<p>You may think that the person making this statement is from a wealthy family whose parents paid for …

This 10-Minute TED Talk Will Teach You Everything You Need to Know About Presenting

Need to give a great presentation? Here are 10 tips from a marvelous TED talk on--what else?--communication.<p>Think back to the last time you were mesmerized by a magnificent public speaker.<p>What went through your mind? Did you think, "Wow, I wish I could give presentations like that. I'd love to be …

12 Nature Documentaries That Will Blow Your Mind

You can learn so much without ever leaving your couch.<p>Binge-watching comic-book shows and savoring prestige dramas are fine pastimes, but sometimes you need to sit back, relax, and look at animals walking around in scenic vistas. If you pay close attention, you might even learn a weird fact about …

This essay got a high-school senior into 5 Ivy League schools and Stanford

She also got into Stanford, which has an acceptance rate of 4.69% — a lower rate than any of the Ivy League schools.<p>"I'm sort of still in shock. I don't think I've processed everything yet," she excitedly told Business Insider.<p>The Ivy League is notoriously hard to get into, as the hundreds of …

College & University

How Schools Are Failing Their Quietest Students

In 2013, educator and writer Jessica Lahey wrote a convincing piece for <i>The Atlantic</i> in which she argued that her introverted students needed to learn …

Teaching

20 Strategies for Motivating Reluctant Learners

Kathy Perez has decades of experience as a classroom educator, with training in special education and teaching English language learners. She also …

The 'hidden airport' travel hack could save you as much as 80% on flights

Chances are when you're searching for flights, you'll check Kayak or Orbitz to find the best price.<p>But a new travel website called Tripdelta claims to have created an unique algorithm that searches for "hidden airports" and can save travelers as much as 80% compared to the bigger websites.<p>The …

Air Travel

Energy and Calm: Brain Breaks and Focused-Attention Practices

When we take a brain break, it refreshes our thinking and helps us discover another solution to a problem or see a situation through a different …