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7 Free Resources for Exploring 7 Popular Education Trends

Education trends are a fascinating and ever-changing entity. Seeing where things are going in your chosen field is always interesting. However, how …

Education Technology

Race for Stable Cryptos Heats Up as Volatility and Demand Surge

It’s the Holy Grail of cryptocurrencies -- an asset with all the benefits of decentralization but none of the volatility.<p>Tether, which claims to be …

Cryptocurrency

7 Real-Life Business Lessons You Can Learn From Billionaires

The only variable you really control is how hard you work.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The “three-comma club” consists of those in industry, art and commerce who have achieved the exclusive honor of reaching a net worth of more than one billion dollars. …

Marissa Mayer

Here's what can happen if you don't pay taxes on bitcoin

In 2017, bitcoin went from trading at below $1,000 early in the year to a peak of over $19,000 in December, while other virtual currencies also …

Cryptocurrency

May 2017

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Visible Thinking | Project Zero

Patricia Palmer worked as a researcher and project manager on Innovating with Intelligence, the project that launched the Visible Thinking approach …

Education

South Fayette Schools: A Computational Carnival for Kids

Combine a makerspace, science fair and a coding bootcamp and you have South Fayette School District, a computational carnival for 3,200 students …

All About STEM Schools

What is a STEM school? It used to mean there were a few more science and math classes.<p>These days, the best STEM schools engage students in real …

College & University

What I know about fulfilling potential: Matthew Barzun

On Leadership Interview Series

How can you and your organization accelerate your performance and results?<p>Learn from CCL’s On Leadership Interview Series, which offers practical …

Leadership

‘Big data’ classes a big hit in California high schools

Data science — the study of computer-generated “big data” — is the hottest career in the U.S., according to Glassdoor. And now it’s the hottest math …

Education

What Authentic Research Looks Like in Project-Based Learning

Both of my sons love playing soccer. I grew up watching football and only played soccer very briefly (at the youth level) before going all in on …

Pedagogy

How Do You Know When A Teaching Strategy Is Most Effective? John Hattie Has An Idea

Untangling education research can often feel overwhelming, which may be why many research-based practices take a long time to show up in real …

Pedagogy

Silicon Valley parents are raising their kids tech-free — and it should be a red flag

It's 9 a.m. in Sunnyvale, California and Minni Shahi is on her way to work at the Apple headquarters in Cupertino. Her husband, a former Googler named Vijay Koduri, is meeting his business partner at a local Starbucks to discuss their startup, a YouTube clip-making business called HashCut.<p>Shahi and …

Silicon Valley

Scaffolding Questions to Develop Deeper Understanding

Over the past couple of months, I have been working with a variety of schools and districts in the role of a coach. Most of this work is focused on …

Pedagogy

Bogus Charges, Surprise Fees: Inside Coinbase's Credit-Card Pain

Coinbase, the largest U.S. cryptocurrency exchange, risks seeing its burgeoning business choked if it doesn’t work smoothly with the traditional …

Coinbase

What Could Lift Bitcoin, Ripple, Ethereum, And Litecoin Prices Back Towards New Highs

The cryptocurrency party is on again.<p>After being in a deep correction for a few weeks, Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, and Litecoin have been coming back nicely over the last week, gaining 19.87%, 10.48%, 30.57%, and 53.90% respectively—see table 1.<p><b>Table 1</b><p><b>7-Day Price Change For Major …

Cryptocurrency

Scientists have successfully programmed nanorobots to shrink cancerous tumors

In case you had any doubts that we live in the future, scientists just created a medical device straight out of <i>Star Trek</i> or, depending on your view of autonomous DNA-splicing nanorobots, perhaps <i>Black Mirror</i>.<p>Arizona State University scientists, in collaboration with researchers from the National …

Immunotherapy

Warren Buffett Cares A Lot About These 6 Stocks

From Thursday’s 13F filings Berkshire Hathaway owns shares in 48 different companies for a total of $191 billion. However, the top 6 stocks are just over 70% of the total assets with Apple now its largest holding. One reason that Warren Buffett has been so successful is that he has taken …

Investing

27 Ab Workouts to Rock Your Amazing Core — Especially For Women

Hate crunches but want abs? No problem. Love crunches? We do happen to have them here. In fact, there is truly something for <i>everyone</i> in our handy dandy collection of ab workouts, specifically for women. From two-minute Pilates routines to 20-minute oblique sculptors, we're here to help you target …

Workouts

Bitcoin May Have Found A Bottom

Bitcoin hit a high of just under $20,000 in mid-December after increasing about 20x since the beginning of 2017. It then went on a fairly steady decline to a low around $6,000 on February 6 (note that there is no single site with an official Bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies prices).<p>[Ed note: …

Cryptocurrency

The Five Pillars of Personal Finance

Most of the personal finance advice you find out there, such as investing strategies and frugality tactics, rests on the back of a number of …

Personal Finance

Two Cannabis Penny Stocks Exploiting Cryptocurrency Interest...

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) moved today to suspend trading in three OTC-listed stocks for statements they made in early January …

Cryptocurrency

5 Rare Signs That Prove You Were Meant to Lead People

Are you someone that understands what truly motivates people psychologically? You may be leadership material.<p>A quick Google search on the work "leadership" gave me about 376,000,000 results. And while it won't give me the totals for "leadership books" (if anyone knows, leave it in the comments), …

Leadership

Here's how cybercriminals are exploiting digital currency investors

As more investors warm up to the idea of cryptocurrencies, cybercriminals are adapting age-old fraud schemes to exploit them.<p>The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) warned investors this week to avoid “pump-and-dump” schemes, which can be particularly effective in the thinly traded digital …

Cryptocurrency

Transformative K12 tech

Why the Language We Use About Learning Determines Inclusivity

Ron Berger started his career teaching low-income white kids in rural America. He has spent the last 15 years working with urban schools educating …

Teaching

How Metacognition Boosts Learning

Patricia Chen, a postdoctoral researcher at Stanford and the lead author of the study, says she often had students coming to her lamenting their poor …

Pedagogy

Making Good Decisions

Harvard

These Are the Next Big Kitchen Trends of 2018

If 2018 trends are any indication, kitchens are about to look very chic. This year, the trending materials, layouts, and shapes are less about the …

Home Decorating