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7 sneaky ways to get students reading using technology

We all have had students in our classroom who dislike reading. You can spot them easily during their silent reading time: staring at the wall, using …

Education Technology

The Impact Of Extraordinary Policy On Interest And Foreign Exchange Rates

<i>By Larry D. Wall</i><p>Central banks in the developed countries have adopted a variety of extraordinary measures since the financial crisis, including …

Central Banks

Listen Up! These 6 Podcasts Will Make You Smarter About Money, Startups, Tech and More | Inc.com

Credit the mass proliferation of smartphones, the breakaway success of shows like Serial and NPR's Fresh Air, or the retro radio quality of the format , but Americans are now more obsessed with podcasts than ever. More than 57 million Americans now listen to at least one podcast per month, …

Self-improvement

In Language Classrooms, Students Should Be Talking

The first step toward teaching students to speak a language well is understanding proficiency. Great language teachers comprehend proficiency levels …

Teaching

Want to Build an Airtight Business Plan? Here's How You Can Start !

Image Source: blog.luz.vc<p>A written description of your business’s future. A document that tells what and how you plan to do it. If you write down a …

Business success: 8 characteristics of a successful entrepreneur

If you asked me about a magic formula for business success, I would say that all you need is a set of skills, several key personality traits and a …

Savvy Entrepreneurs Who Don't Waste Time: The One Page Business Plan - OLBlog

<i>Often, I hear from entrepreneurs who want to write a business planand can’t figure out what they need from what they don’t. It can quickly become a</i> …

4 Business Podcasts for Every Entrepreneur | Inc.com

Inspired by Dan Norris over at The 7 Day Startup, he recently put out a list of his favorite podcasts for entrepreneurs. A few of these are favorites of mine, so I figured I'd build off his list and add some of my personal favorites as well.<p>Podcast. YouTube show. Blog. Snapchat. Everything Gary …

Marketing

How to Write a Business Plan: A Step-by-Step Template | Inc.com

Creating a business plan is the first and most crucial step to building a successful company.<p>"A business plan is important because it communicates to everyone involved in the organization what the goals are, and how management plans to get there," says Drew Starbird, a professor of operations …

Small Business

The Productivity Hacks I Used To Write A 93,000-Word Book In 6 Weeks

One question people ask me a lot is how long did the book take to write.<p>There are a few answers to that.<p>I took book leave in May 2014 and I turned in my first draft in the middle of August 2014.<p>So you could say four months.<p>But I signed my book contract in September 2013, so maybe the answer is a …

Why Emotional Learning May Be As Important As The ABCs

Thomas O'Donnell's kindergarten kids are all hopped up to read about Twiggle the anthropomorphic Turtle.<p>"Who can tell me why Twiggle here is sad," O'Donnell asks his class at Matthew Henson Elementary School in Baltimore.<p>"Because he doesn't have no friends," a student pipes up.<p>And how do people …

Why Understanding Obstacles is Essential to Achieving Goals

"See the glass as half full."<p>While inspiring words might provide a moment of motivation, it turns out they can have an adverse effect on achieving …