Amy Perry

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7 Small Words And Phrases That Make A Big Impact On My Mental Health

Don't call something a "problem" — call it a "challenge."<p>Here are some of the most effective changes I've made:<p><b>BTW, here are some helpful posts about therapy:</b><p>• Here's How to Know if You Could Benefit From Therapy<p>• A Beginner's Guide to Starting Therapy<p>• 17 Things Therapists Want You to Know Before …

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: ‘This could be the beginning of a revolution’

I feel lonely in my fight against sexism, in a way that I don’t feel in my fight against racism<p>Feminist is a bad word, everywhere in the world, let’s not kid ourselves, but particularly where I come from<p>At a PEN lecture in Manhattan last weekend, the novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie took Hillary …

Feminism

Neuroscience should be taught to all teachers to help pupils learn, academic says

Neuroscience should be taught to all teachers before they step into a classroom, an academic has said.<p>Barbara Oakley, professor of engineering at …

52 YA Books That Need To Be On Your Reading List This Year

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21 Books That Every High School Needs To Teach Their Students

There's been a lot of debate in recent years over what books should be included in students' English curricula, but I think we can all agree that …

Short film about an incredible 19-year-old card magician, Franco Pascali

There are two kinds of magic tricks. One kind makes the spectator think: "That magician must have a lot of skill to pull off such a difficult trick." …

Los Angeles

10 best economics books

Almost a decade on from the start of the financial crisis and the consequences of the upheaval are still with us – as well as new challenges after …

Economics

The Fifty Best Web 2.0 Applications For Education In 2016

As regular readers know, I’ve begun posting my end-of-year “The Best….” lists. There are over 1,600 regularly updated lists now. You can see them all …

Emmett Till's Father Was Also Hanged: A New Book Tells His Story

Even a well known story depends on where you begin to tell it.<p>In the summer of 1955, Emmett Till, a 14-year-old African-American boy visiting Mississippi, was lynched by white men who said he'd flirted with a white woman. Till's body was returned home to Chicago where his mother insisted on an open …

Black History

What are ‘thinking skills’ and can we teach them?

…from a purely theoretical standpoint alone, it hardly seems plausible that a strategy of inquiry that must necessarily be broad enough to be …

Those canny Finns!

Reading Time: 5 minutesWhy is Finnish education so good? Talk about international education and within 5 seconds Finland will have politely elbowed …

7 Brain Hacks That Will Make You a Lot Smarter

To stay ahead in life, you need to be a constant learner. These hacks will help you pull it off.<p>Our world is evolving quicker than ever.<p>To stay competitive in business and ahead of the game, it's increasingly important to continually learn new skills and information. That's why mega-moguls like …

Productivity

25 Things Strong Leaders Tell Their Employees

A great way to step into your leadership power is to start saying things that you haven’t said before. The more aware you can be of your language, the more effective a leader you will be.<p>Too often new leaders are taught to concentrate on schedules, forecasts and milestones. They aren’t always …

Leadership

What College Students Need to Know About FAFSA Changes

College-bound students and those already on campus have an important date to mark on their calendars this fall: October 1.<p>That’s when you can begin …

College & University

How to Give Difficult Employees Constructive Criticism That Gets Results

<b>Dear Annie:</b> A friend sent me your column on why new managers need to learn how to delegate, because I’ve only been a boss for a few months myself …

15 Children's Books That Teach Your Child Not To Be Entitled

A lot of critics of the millennial generation believe those born between the '80s and '90s as being entitled, spoiled, and the "me generation." With …

Kids

The best books of 2016 so far: The A.V. Club’s catch-up guide

Avid readers will always have more books on their shelves than time to read them, and staying contemporary can be a challenge for even the most …

8 facts that will convince you to read a book instead of binge-watching TV tonight

Bedtime rituals involved turning pages as opposed to scrolling up and down a screen.<p>For some, books are still a treasured part of daily life. But for an increasing number of Americans, books are falling by the wayside in favor of other leisure activities.<p>A 2015 survey from Pew Research Center found …

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The Best Question To Ask If You Want To End The Interview On A Great Note

We’ve all been there: It’s the end of the interview, and after nearly an hour of pouring your heart (and work experience) out to a potential employer, the hiring manager asks if you have any last questions before wrapping up.<p>It’s meant to be a formality, of course—a way to end the conversation …

What Doesn’t Work: Literacy Practices We Should Abandon

Yesterday was _____.<br>Today is _____.<br>Tomorrow will be _____.<p>Does dressing a teddy bear for the weather each day make optimal use of instructional time? …

My Favorite Dark and Twisted Summer Reads

I’m a voracious reader, but sometimes I don’t have the attention to read something really hefty and literary. One of my favorite book categories is …

Helpful Resources to Share With High School Graduates

<b>Planning Your Career Path and Major:</b> Although seniors have likely contemplated their major or have a plan for entering the workforce, it never hurts …

College & University

It’s Lit: Books We Read In School That Changed Our Lives

Required reading<p><i>If we could, we would spend the majority of our time here on earth skimming through our favorite bookshops and running through libraries. But even if we could, there sadly wouldn't be enough time to read every book in existence—that's why we rely on recommendations from friends,</i> …

Books

This USB Keyboard Will Bring Back The Nostalgic Clicks Of A Vintage Typewriter

Many of us have only a vague recollection, if any, of what it’s like to type with a real mechanical typewriter: the tactile clicky sounds, the …

Vintage

QR Codes Can Do That?

1. Add Your Voice<p>QR codes can talk! Many teachers have used QR code generators like QRstuff.com to link an article or piece of informational text to …

4 Reasons to Start Class With a Poem Each Day

So if this year’s National Poetry Month inspires you to give daily poetry a go in your classroom, maybe even just for the month, consider these four …

Literature

Reading with intention can change your life

A random sampling of the world’s most successful people will show one common trait: a love of reading. Reading is the easiest way to continue the learning process, increase empathy, boost creativity, and even just unwind from a long day. But books can also change the way we think and live.<p>Warren …

Success