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Lessons From Chade-Meng Tan, Google's Jolly Good Fellow

Emily Tess Katz | Posted 03.28.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Chande-Meng Tan's official job title at Google used to be "engineer"; these days, it's "jolly good fellow." Tan's official job description at Goog...

How Do We Know When To Enrich Our Children's Learning Experience?

Diana Grycan | Posted 08.14.2013 | Parents
Diana Grycan

It is my belief that when a child finds something about which they are passionate, learning of all kinds takes place. A passion or strong interest builds self-esteem in the child.

Investing in Children's After-School Hours

Elaine Weiss | Posted 10.29.2012 | Education
Elaine Weiss

For some reason, too many budget-writers seem to see afterschool and summer learning programs as add-ons, something that's nice to have when we can afford them, but not something we can pay for when times are tight. They're exactly wrong.

Washington and Tehran's Vicious Spin Cycle

Jamal Abdi | Posted 06.18.2012 | World
Jamal Abdi

If Iran and the U.S. are unable to build positive sum political space and the mutual spin becomes a vicious cycle, the negotiations could easily spin into failure.

Bragging Rights: Earning Summer Credit for Enrichment

Meg Campbell | Posted 11.14.2011 | Education
Meg Campbell

Our Expeditionary Learning school has a unique graduation requirement: 2 summer credits earned in programs or work we approve. Affluent parents tak...

Peaceful Revolution: Afterschool For All

Jodi Grant | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jodi Grant

The economic downturn is creating even greater demand for afterschool programs, as families struggle to keep their jobs, take on more hours, or afford basic necessities for their children.

Reading Solana in Tehran

Trita Parsi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Trita Parsi

Tehran is either putting on a nicer face to win time or it has recognized the dangers of an Israeli attack and is showing greater flexibility as a direct result of the Jewish state's muscle flexing.