3 Dartmouth Professors In Criminal Inquiry Over 'Sexual Misconduct' Allegations
Three professors who work in Dartmouth College's psychological and brain sciences department have been put on paid leave; their access to campus is restricted.
Italy Takes Aim At Fake News With New Curriculum For High School Students
This week, Italy added a new item to its schools' curriculum — recognizing fake news. With help from leading digital companies, the government hopes to train students how to differentiate between fake and real news stories.
Justices Look Back On Their Law School Days — And Beyond — At Harvard's 200th
One out of every six U.S. Supreme Court justices attended Harvard Law School. As the school celebrates its 200th anniversary, six of those justices attended a panel where they remembered their time as students and joked with each other in a wide-ranging conversation.
Omaria used #SATPractice on Khan Academy & increased her score by 300+ points! Start your practice: https://t.co/[email protected]://pic.twitter.com/pKpWITayq0 — Khan Academy (@khanacademy) October 31, 2017
Some 5.5 million Americans of all ages have Alzheimer's disease right now. By mid-century, someone in the United States will develop the Alzheimer's disease every 33 seconds. That's why the University of Michigan is studying caregivers.
A Student Loan Nightmare: The Teacher In The Wrong Payment Plan
After $70,000 in payments, one teacher found that he wasn't in the public service loan forgiveness program after all. Now, he has to start over.
October 30, 2017 at 10:17AM
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Spain is gripped in a political and constitutional crisis. Set against this backdrop, the author spoke at Spain's largest legal conference and to a group of chief marketing officers of the nation's largest and most prominent law firms. Here are some takeaways.
Alexa, Are You Safe For My Kids?
Talking to a device that talks back can be entertaining and educational for children. But psychologists say children can develop relationships with these devices that can be different than adults.
The Buddha talked about five potential dangers, or hindrances, you can face during meditation, even if you're normally quite disciplined. Here I'll present them and give you some pathways out — so your meditations can be smooth and not necessarily easy, but easier!
Is The F-Word Ever OK In The Classroom?
A new high school in Washington, D.C., brings a radical approach to discipline — including allowing cursing by students. Should that behavior be tolerated? Or punished?
Gerun Riley who started at The Broad Foundation 14 years ago as a receptionist is now at the helm of Eli broad's philanthropic powerhouse centered around supporting the arts, science and education reform.
'Hidden No More': Encouraging Girls To Pursue STEM
NPR's Melissa Block talks to Yefon Mbangsi, a chemical engineer in Cameroon, about coming to the U.S. to participate in a State Department program inspired by the film Hidden Figures.
The strange reason deaf children aren’t taught sign language
Imagine living without a first language. That’s the case for many deaf children in the United States who suffer from “language deprivation,” a condition that could affect them for life.
October 27, 2017 at 05:19PM
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Your brain is like a muscle: the more you use it & struggle, the more it grows. Shout out to everyone who worked out their brain this week! http://pic.twitter.com/KSvrvF5xET — Khan Academy (@khanacademy) October 27, 2017
With studies showing that greater women representation on corporate boards can boost stock performance, gender pay and diversity topped the agenda at an International Simmons leadership conference in Geneva, Switzerland, at which former Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard gave a keynote speech.
Teachers Report Stressed, Anxious Students In The 'Age Of Trump'
In a national survey by UCLA researchers, teachers say they have students who are concerned for themselves and their families. And some teachers have seen a decline in classroom civility.
2 Years After 'Opt Out,' Are Students Taking Fewer Tests?
What has changed — and what hasn't — since President Obama called for a new approach amid a national debate over how much time students spend preparing for, and taking, standardized tests.
For Pablo Picasso's birthday, Sal takes a closer look at the sculpture "Guitar" with @MuseumModernArt. Watch here: https://t.co/OhozzSzs5Lhttp://pic.twitter.com/jep8q4Sxqo — Khan Academy (@khanacademy) October 25, 2017
When a significant portion of the market is shorting a stock and hopes that it will drop, would you have the courage to pitch it as a buy? Three students from the University of Florida did just that and they won a stock pitch competition with their buy pitch on Seritage Growth Properties.
'They Can't Just Be Average,' Lifting Students Up Without Lowering The Bar
In a radical new high school in Washington, D.C., the push for academic success sometimes clashes with providing young men the love and support they need to thrive.
“There is so much potential in the world, we should tap into it and fill in the gaps.” @salkhanacademy CEO @khanacademy#ConnectCentral17http://pic.twitter.com/c09XSMk7Og — Grace Cho (@cho_grace) October 24, 2017
#BrainTeaserTuesday: What do you ask to find the truth teller?
We work through the solution here: https://t.co/P5pRy0fAerhttp://pic.twitter.com/0kaPqUdKNc — Khan Academy (@khanacademy) October 24, 2017
The ROI of the shorter one-year MBA programme is winning hearts and minds. Which means that European business schools are on a roll. With stronger ROI and a shorter pay back time and stronger, schools like IMD in Switzerland are attracting more applicants from around the world.
It’s the age of Google, and we do not need a manager to hand down information that only he or she has. Which often means that now the singular manager with a singular set of ideas feels slow, clunky, inefficient, and from a bygone era.
Too many older adults are not sleeping well and they’re taking too many prescription and over-the-counter drugs to remedy the problem. But scientists at the University of Michigan contend that non-medication-based sleep habits are the first choice for improving sleep in older people.
More than half of respondents to the National Poll on Healthy Aging report they sleep poorly. But they aren't telling their doctors because they don't think of sleep as a health issue and think it's a normal part of aging anyway. Dr. Preeti Malani, MD, said they would be wrong on all counts.
Millennials want to get promoted but often don't know how. These 4 qualities are what managers are looking for to promote from within and will help you climb the ladder faster, smarter and into a job you want.
Looking for some practical Job-seeking advice you haven’t heard before ? Recruiters spend less than five minutes scanning CVs so to standout, highlight your skills relating to the job vacancy. Innovate. Would a video resume be a good fit for the industry or sector you’re targeting?
Research shows empathy increases your effectiveness as a leader by making others feel more connected to you. But many of us fall into five common traps – especially at work – when trying to empathize. Here are practical tips on how to avoid pitfalls and increase people's motivation to follow you.
Paris is for lovers--and legal tech, too. It has a vibrant legal community--corporate and retail--utilizing technology and process to improve legal access/ delivery. Back in London, the Legal Geek Conference evoked images of a 'Legal Woodstock' and an emerging global legal community.
Education Department Rescinds 72 Guidance Documents That Clarify Rights of Disabled Students
The guidelines were reportedly done away with as part of the Education Department's response to an executive order President Donald Trump signed in February "to alleviate unnecessary regulatory burdens."
October 23, 2017 at 02:54AM
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People need to be able to adapt—and adapt quickly—if they want to thrive in the business world and not fall behind. Here are the three skills workers should possess to be successful and set themselves apart as a leader.
Mainland Colleges Offer In-State Tuition To Students Affected By Hurricane Maria
State colleges, community colleges and one private university are working to help students in Puerto Rico and beyond continue their education.
California Wildfires Have Disrupted School For A Quarter Of A Million Students
Natural disasters have left millions of students across the U.S. out of school. The California wildfires have added to the tally, with dozens of districts and hundreds of schools affected.
How are mapping projects changing the way that we understand our history of racism, segregation and prejudice in America? A number of digital projects are now using GIS (geographic information systems) in order to visualize social justice issues through maps.
Switching To Middle School Can Be Hard On Kids, But There Are Ways To Make It Better
A new study shows students' self-image suffers in middle school and junior high. And it's not just hard on low-income kids. Having a teacher who understands the teenage brain can help.
Keep an eye out for #Uranus tonight as it reaches its closest point to Earth! 👀💙✨ Learn more about the solar system: https://t.co/9vdI6ArwoDhttp://pic.twitter.com/hBvGX5FVYD — Khan Academy (@khanacademy) October 19, 2017