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Help! My Child Hates Preschool, His Friends Are Mean to Him, and There Are Blue Bugs in His Cereal!

Danielle Lindner | Posted 07.18.2016 | Parents
Danielle Lindner

It was another beautiful Spring day and I was driving my daughter to preschool. She was singing along with me in the car and although we were no Divas, we knew we didn't sing that badly. I knew the screeching and crying wasn't my daughter, and she knew at least today, that it wasn't me. So what in the world was making that racket?

The Greg Mania School Of Writing Curriculum-At-A-Glance

Greg Mania | Posted 07.12.2016 | Comedy
Greg Mania

We are delighted that you have expressed interest in The Greg Mania School of Writing! Our unique curriculum offers one-of-a-kind training designed to mold the minds of the great writers/sporadically employed freelancers of tomorrow.

Reformers and Educators Can Stand With Hillary Clinton

Peter Cunningham | Posted 07.05.2016 | Education
Peter Cunningham

Kudos to Hillary Clinton. After some anti-charter rhetoric earlier in the campaign she had the guts to tell 7,000 members of the the National Educatio...

Invisible (Wo)man: How The Struggles Of Black Girls In School Go Unnoticed

Marilyn Rhames | Posted 07.06.2016 | Black Voices
Marilyn Rhames

Historically, women have always been the quiet strength of the African-American community, so hearing about large numbers of Black girls falling apart in schools is a troubling phenomenon that must not go unaddressed.

Michigan Schools: An Example of Needed Vigilance Nationwide

Paul Ruth | Posted 07.07.2016 | Education
Paul Ruth

True vigilance occurs not when something has happened, but when it’s about to happen. Recently there has been a flurry of criticism on Michigan educ...

Consequences Of Freedom

William E. White | Posted 06.30.2016 | Impact
William E. White

With Independence Day looming, we hear a lot about "freedom." The holiday is our national celebration of freedom and the word echoes through our consciousness like no other. But this year, I hope we stop and really consider the meaning of freedom.

Why We Should Teach Empathy to Preschoolers

Greater Good Science Center | Posted 06.29.2016 | Parents
Greater Good Science Center

Shuka Kalantari In the fall of 1978, Yalda Modabber had just moved to Massachusetts from Iran. Her timing was bad: The next year, a group of armed Ir...

Activist DeRay Mckesson To Join New Baltimore Schools Cabinet

Baltimore Sun | Taryn Finley | Posted 06.29.2016 | Black Voices

Civil rights activist and former Baltimore mayoral candidate DeRay Mckesson will return to his old stamping grounds at city school headquarters to lea...

This Disney Channel Star Is Helping Students Make Summer Reading Fun

DoSomething.org | Posted 06.27.2016 | Impact
DoSomething.org

By Rex Leonowicz Karan Brar has been lighting up the screen since he was only 11. You may recognize him as Chirag Gupta from the Diary of a Wimpy Kid...

Taking Back The United States Of Civility

Stuart Muszynski | Posted 06.27.2016 | Politics
Stuart Muszynski

More troubling is that modern-day culture -- driven largely by media -- assumes that civility is not happening in America; that noise, negativity, confrontation and in-your-face behavior rule our communities and guide our interpersonal relationships.

Business Leaders Need Not Apply

William E. White | Posted 06.21.2016 | Politics
William E. White

The broad realization that business leaders do not hold all the answers had better come soon, because reliance on business leaders in government and public institutions is not arresting the alarming deterioration of our public infrastructure and institutions.

Baby Steps

Ishan Patel | Posted 06.21.2016 | Education
Ishan Patel

Going to college is a huge step in life and applying is far from relaxing. It can be overwhelming and the thought of it will probably consume you at some point, but remember, nothing is more important than your health. So sleep in, go to the beach, hangout with friends, play outside, just enjoy your youth, because it'll be over before you know it.

Ain't No Mountain High Enough: Teaching Your Children All About Potential

Byron Garrett | Posted 06.20.2016 | Education
Byron Garrett

I've been thinking a lot lately about how we can maximize children's potential. I was recently meeting with a group of parents and one mentioned that they were struggling with how to teach them about how to reach their potential.

Redefining Education to Include More Meaningful Critical Thinking

Nichlas Emmons | Posted 06.20.2016 | Education
Nichlas Emmons

In a recent professional development session with a small group of teachers, our conversation evolved into deeply philosophical questions surrounding the purpose of education.

How Do We Add More Value To Students' College Investments?

Peter Cohen | Posted 06.17.2016 | Education
Peter Cohen

College students are taking their investments in their futures seriously. Just ask Vanessa Wismeier, a 2015 graduate of Loras College in Dubuque, Iowa...

Basic Instinct

Heather Risinger | Posted 06.15.2016 | Parents
Heather Risinger

Trust your instincts, and don't try to please everyone. It's not worth the consequences. People might think you are crazy, they may judge you and you may lose people you thought were friends. It took me an entire year to come to terms with this and feel like I can exhale.

#FredinChina: Digital life, new theme of Chinese exam subjects

Fred Raillard | Posted 06.14.2016 | Technology
Fred Raillard

I'm Fred Raillard, CEO, Co-founder and Creative Chief Officer of FRED & FARID, a social, content, tech solutions for brands company based in Paris, Sh...

5 Things to Do If You Are Pulled Over For a DUI

Victoria Yore | Posted 06.13.2016 | College
Victoria Yore

Let's get one thing straight. People: Don't drink and drive. Just don't to it. It is dangerous for you, it is illegal, and most importantly, it is dan...

I Sorta Hate Feeding My Kids

Karri-Leigh P. Mastrangelo | Posted 06.13.2016 | Parents
Karri-Leigh P. Mastrangelo

I hate feeding my kids. Plain and simple. The hardest part of having a newborn isn't changing diapers, doing a dozen loads of laundry daily or even ...

WATCH: Neil deGrasse Tyson On How Schools Can Teach Science Better

The Huffington Post | Ishita Singh | Posted 06.10.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

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Teachers Create Our Future

Marc Joseph | Posted 06.06.2016 | Education
Marc Joseph

All of us have bragged about the great teachers we have had who have helped us along in life, but not every teacher is wonderful. Some teachers just d...

The Blissful Ignorance of the World

Shahar Azani | Posted 06.03.2016 | World
Shahar Azani

The French are up in arms again. Contrary to what one might think, it is not about internal social inequalities and the immigration challenge France f...

College Counseling: Public vs. Private School - Which One Is Right For Me?

Ishan Puri | Posted 06.02.2016 | College
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Ishan Puri

Students change, so colleges are instead looking for dynamic individuals that are open-minded, capable of learning, and able to contribute back to their community. These traits can be show at either a private or public school.

Summer Learning Loss

Gina Sampaio | Posted 05.27.2016 | Parents
Gina Sampaio

It's almost June which means soon signs will be popping up at all the busy intersections . . . you know the ones, the ones that demand you STOP SUMMER LEARNING LOSS.

Has Integration In Schools Done More Harm Than Good for Black Learners?

Charles F. Coleman Jr. | Posted 05.26.2016 | Black Voices
Charles F. Coleman Jr.

Even as there are numerous advantages in having as diverse a classrooms, for some learners benefit from culturally affirming environments and being surrounded by others who look like them.