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It’s universal: What it takes to ensure high quality pre-kindergarten

Mayor DeBlasio’s universal pre-K initiative has presented challenges to policy-makers and service providers in regard to finding funding, space, and …

Education

The Most Important Question Every Assessment Should Answer

<b>The Most Important Question Every Assessment Should Answer</b><p>by <b>Terry Heick</b><p>The difference between assessment of learning and assessment for learning is a …

How to teach spelling: Where to begin (Word Study, part 3)

Learning how to to teach spelling can be complicated. Here’s how to begin!<p><i>(This post contains affiliate links.)</i><p>In a previous post I wrote about how …

Tips to Make Reading Fun

Do you have a reluctant reader in your house? The features from this week's Share It Saturday have got some GREAT tips on how to make reading fun for …

Teaching Ideas

Wade through the grass, splash through the river and squelch through the mud in search of the bear using our great range of FREE teaching resources.<p>9 …

10 Ways Great Speakers Capture People's Attention

First you must grab your listeners' attention--then you need to hold it. Check out these simple ways to do both.<p>In my mind, there are two kinds of attention: neck down, and neck up. Neck-up attention is when the listener has to make an effort to pay attention. Neck-down attention is when the …

Public Speaking

Improve your childs cognitive abilities. Some research about child psychology

Parenting. Some research worth knowing; schema, information processing and others.<p>Life doesn’t come with an instruction manual. Now where have I …

What to Do When You are Feeling Unkind

First, congratulations for realizing that you are feeling unkind. Hopefully you haven't already taken it out on someone. The self-awareness that you …

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FORTUNE may receive compensation for some links to products and services on this website. Offers may be subject to change without notice.<p>Quotes delayed at least 15 minutes. Market data provided by Interactive Data. ETF and Mutual Fund data provided by Morningstar, Inc. Dow Jones Terms & Conditions: …

10 Surprising Facts About How Our Brains Work

One of the things that surprises me time and time again is how we think our brains work and how they actually do.<p>On many occasions I find myself …

The Brain

Cash bonuses are better than raises for getting people to work harder, say Harvard researchers

Offering workers higher salaries doesn’t increase their productivity, according to new research from Harvard University. It causes employees to assume their previous salary expectations were wrong, and that the higher offer is the market rate. Thus, a higher wage doesn’t correlate with harder …

Harvard

Is It OK to Yell at Your Employees?

Steve Jobs. Jeff Bezos. Martha Stewart. Bill Gates. Larry Ellison. Jack Welch. Successful. Visionary. Competitive. Demanding. And each with a well-deserved reputation for raising their voices. They yelled. Yelling was an integral part of their leadership and management styles.<p>Is that bad? Is that a …

3 Steps to Stop Being Busy and Start Being Productive

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Often you get to the end of the day and think, “I was busy all day, but what did I accomplish?”<p>Goals give us more than just a target to aim for -- they help us change our behavior today. Do you get the work that is most …

Time Management

How to Frost a Cake

<i>Once you've perfected basic techniques like frying an egg and cooking rice, it's time to move on to those things that may have initially scared you off. Every other Monday, chef</i> <i>Camille Becerra</i> <i>is going beyond the basics to help us tackle even the scariest cooking techniques.</i><p><i>Today: Tips for smooth,</i> …

5 Tips To Create A Positive First Impression

<i>“I think I blew it with the new vice president,”</i> moaned my coaching client. <i>“I was drowning in paperwork when she walked through our department introducing herself. I was so distracted I could hardly get my own name out of my mouth. On top of that, I was wearing jeans while the VP and just about</i> …

Career Advice - Tips for Job Interviews, Resume & Career Development

I Like, I Wish, I Wonder

Every Friday evening, the Pulse team gets together for 30 minutes to step back and debrief. The week is usually filled with a ton of sprints, …

Business Development

Cream Cheese Frosting

This basic cream cheese frosting recipe is really easy to remember: Just beat together 2 sticks of butter, 2 packages of cream cheese, 2 cups of …

The bird and the cage

<i>From Maria’s diary:</i><p>Once upon a time, there was a bird. He was adorned with two perfect wings and with glossy, colorful, marvelous feathers.<p>One day, a …

Bullying in Preschool: What Parents Need to Know

“I was shocked to see how often the three and four-year-olds in my class, especially the boys, would punch and kick other children when they thought …

Liz Earle's juice recipes for radiant skin

The beauty guru – and juicing champion – Liz Earle shares her juicing recipes for radiance.<p>The beauty expert Liz Earle is an enthusiastic juicer, and her glowing complexion attests to the benefits that micronutrients in freshly pressed fruit and vegetables can bring. "Good skin is created from …

Reading Makes You a Better Person

How it makes you more in touch<p>Read a book, be a better person? Grab the closest paperback, because a new study published in the journal <i>Science</i> says yes.<p>It has to do with a person’s ability to infer someone else’s thoughts and feelings, also referred to as theory of mind. Without it, we wash out …

Rodale Wellness Is Now Books for Better Living - Books for Better Living

<p>Rodale Wellness has found a new home with Books for Better Living, and we’re excited to welcome you all to our community! With our health and …

Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh asks these interview questions to get people off their script

<i>This originally appeared on LinkedIn. You can follow Adam Bryant here.</i><p>During my “Corner Office” interviews, I always make sure to pose these questions to CEOs: “How do you hire? What qualities are you looking for? What questions do you ask?”<p>Over the course of more than 250 interviews, I’ve heard …

Employment

Brain Balance: Tips for a 'Full-Brain' Workout

<b>Right Brain-Left Brain Theory</b><p>Roger Wolcott Sperry, a Nobel laureate, developed the right brain-left brain theory while studying patients with …

Chocolate-Cinnamon Coffee Cake

12 Servings<p>If you like, serve this chocolate-cinnamon recipe with whipped cream or an extra dollop of yogurt—or, of course, a cup of coffee.<p>October 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature, plus more for pan<p>½ cup blanched hazelnuts, chopped<p>2 ounces bittersweet …

Dessert

The Simple Way To Leave Your Stress At Work

And no, it doesn’t involve the words happy or hour.<p>There a few things in life that are inevitable. Death and taxes we all know about. Better add getting totally freaked out by your job to the list.<p>While we already understand a few ways to meet our anxieties as they come, what would be really great …