By: Brian Sabin An elite performance coach explains how a common posture problem undermines your core workout and makes your lower body muscles tight, too. The good news: A simple breathing change can fix it. For decades, we all thought that sit-ups and crunches were the way to develop six-pack abs. Show More Summary
What do Arm & Hammer cat litter, Ben & Jerry’s Cores ice cream, and Milk-Bone Brushing Chews dog treats all share in common? According to a newly released Nielsen reporton consumer packaged goods, they are among the 18 brands that have met Nielsen’s criteria for achieving breakthrough innovation in the [...]
EAST LANSING, Mich. -- Teachers believe the Common Core standards in their states can improve how they teach writing, but they also find plenty of shortcomings with the standards - and with the associated state writing tests in particular. read more
"The battle over Common Core education standards is playing out across the country, but a new set of requirements for teaching science is creeping into curricula without the same fanfare. Some states are voluntarily adopting the practices, which emphasize more consistent science instruction as well as hands-on experimentation." PBS NewsHour
Introducing the latest pile of bullshit from the Common Core technotwits--a report card that parents can't understand and that tells children nothing they need to know--all in a forest-devastating 10 pages of itemized, um, standards....Show More Summary
Here’s how some education programs are trying to help
Someone needs to remind the Norwegian government about a core concept of Environmental Studies 101. When the English economist William Forster Lloyd first defined "the tragedy of the commons" almost 200 years ago, he used the example of a common grazing area that is shared by multiple cattle herders. Show More Summary
If you’re not a fan of Common Core in America’s school system, this isn’t going to make you feel any better about this highly controversial curriculum. It’s really nothing less than an attempt to indoctrinate your children or grandchildren on the issue of abortion. Utahns Against Common Core made public a particularly revealing question on […]
Police shootings, affordable housing and billions in school bonds on local ballots this week - LA Times ow.ly/aYYz3010eVO Rift in Democratic Party over education policy spotlighted in record outside spending - KPCC ow.ly/hDFa300Z8wZShow More Summary
Facebook, at its core, is a social network. It’s not just a place to interact with the people you know, but also to connect with people who you might have a lot in common with. While “friends of friends” is one way to expand your social circle, joining a Group is the easiest way to find people with like-minded interests. Show More Summary
Louisiana State Superintendent of Education John White has been the top cheerleader for the Common Core State Initiative and all of the policies and testing that comes with it since he arrived in Louisiana in 2012. In recent years, a...Show More Summary
AMD teased its Summit Ridge CPU at Computex 2016, or as it's more commonly known, the Zen core. The vendor revealed a few details about the upcoming high-end core, with the Zen CPU featuring 8 cores and 16 threads. Zen will be integrated in AMD's AM4 desktop platform, a return to the enthusiast segment for the vendor on the CPU side of things. ...
Liberals don’t seem to have much common sense when it comes to the economy – or much of anything, really. This meme takes the core principles of what Democrats believe
This story was produced by the Hechinger Report, a nonprofit, independent news organization focused on inequality and innovation in education. Read more about the Common Core. SAN ANTONIO—Karen Demore booms. She stomps. She makes a mess. Show More Summary
In most markets today, well-priced homes are commonly getting multiple offers within the first few days of being on the market. What has gone largely unnoticed is how the yard sign, a core component of curbside marketing, is helping agents because IDX -- and syndicated listing data -- is too slow in a hot market...
A company is scrambling to purge the Internet of questions used in the exams, but some critics say public debate is the best way to make better tests.
Yesterday, Sue Desmond-Hellmann, CEO of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, made an important admission in an open letter about the Common Core: Deep and deliberate engagement is essential to success. Rigorous standards and high expectations...Show More Summary
Gates Chief Acknowledges Common-Core Missteps blogs.edweek.org/edweek/curricu… School Funding Inequality, Often Measured By State, Is Far Worse Nationally Than You Think @The74 bit.ly/1NCs1tI Bethune-Cookman Students Still Reeling From...Show More Summary
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