After the success of her 2012 best-seller Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking, Susan Cain brought together a team to start Quiet Revolution, a company dedicated to "unlocking the power of introverts for the benefit of us all." And now, I'm delighted that HuffPost is joining forces with Quiet Revolution to use all the tools at our disposal to unlock that power and bring these voices and ideas to an even wider audience.
Here's an imaginary application specifically designed to invade a woman's privacy while at the same time shaming her and making her feel as guilty as possible about her choices.
I'm sure plenty of kids today, frustrated with politics, bored of mass media, longing for companionship, would join the Dead community if it still existed.
Together we have the opportunity to establish better prospects for the world's children by investing in their future at a scale capable of achieving universal pre-primary education by 2030. This is necessary for business. This is necessary for society. And most importantly, this is necessary for the future of our children.
Every teacher would agree that standardized tests are imperfect measures of the complex output that is students' growth as learners and people. However, without the data that is provided by these assessments, we would have no method for seeing how our students stack up and where to revise our approach.
It's time to ask: When the Department of Education refuses to enforce its own laws, who pays the price? Right now, the answer is simple: hundreds of thousands of students around the country. It's time for that to change -- but it won't if Secretary Arne Duncan keeps blaming Congress for his own Department's failures.
As unpopular as I feel this may sound, I think we, as teachers, must recognize aspects of how we have traditionally gone about our work that has contributed to this sentiment. I see three main issues: transparency, abdication, and best v. good enough.
Left, right, or middle of the road, we ought to be able to agree that it's important for students to learn about the science as scientists understand it without the interference of political or religious ideologues.
Back in the early 1970's when I was in college, John Coleman was the President of Haverford College, a close neighbor of my alma mater, Swarthmore College. During his vacations, President Coleman often worked as a laborer, short order cook, or dishwasher.
Where were the black kids going on thrilling adventures, solving crimes and saving the day that I could identify with? Why couldn't the black kids also just be kids?
Private student loans are loans made by banks or other financial institutions for financial aid. The main difference between private and federal student loans is that federal loans are funded by the government. In the 2011-12 school year, almost 1.4 million undergraduates borrowed private loans.
As many continue to celebrate marriage equality, it's time to direct and extend our movement's focus to our LGBT youth, who are more likely to experience harassment and acts of violence while in school, yet are least likely to receive any help or support from administration.
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Science is additive. Even the most startling new discoveries are built upon years of research findings reported by others. Sir Isaac Newton said he saw further because he stood on the shoulders of giants.
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I am nearly ready for training. My to-be guide dog sleeps or romps or sits reflectively at this moment in a kennel, unaware he will meet me in a matter of days. Maybe he is spunky. Maybe he is mellow.
Last week's Curios covered the citizenship of "sky babies," the Golden Gate Bridge's accidental color, and the future of sun protection in a pill.