Experts break down perimenopause, which can sometimes start in a person's late 30s.
How many times do we look at one aspect of our lives or another — be it weight, stress, or finances — and wish it were different
Needing approval will reduce your risk-taking.
Was NOVA wise to adopt a Big Tent approach and ignore the post-NCLB educational civil war? NOVA's The School of the Future
This new emphasis on student motivation is a very good thing. It is helping reduce the fever that gripped the country during the worst days of the standardized testing movement, when we deluded ourselves into thinking that if we just raised academic standards, America's most struggling students would respond with the increased effort required to meet them.
One of the biggest sources of that doubt about women's abilities comes from women themselves. The next time you shy away from a promotion or an opportunity in favor of sticking with what you know or what you've been told you're good at, reconsider. Knowing what works can be comfortable. It can also be an easy way to go nowhere.
Millions of educators have figured out important things about what and how to teach under different kinds of conditions -- but no system exists for them to contribute their bit of knowledge to the larger field in ways that help them and their colleagues get smarter and better.
Over the past three generations, theories about self-esteem have dramatically changed. Now the pendulum has swung in the opposite direction and it turns out my grandparents may have been on to something. There is mounting evidence that constant praise may be damaging our grandchildren.
Today's best managers believe that their employees are more than just fixed assets. They have shifted away from the role of commanding boss to supportive coach, by creating space for employees to live great lives and do great work.
What students decide to create cannot be graded. No ifs, ands or buts. By not applying a grade to it, students are allowed to fail. They learn the power of failing forward
How can our children learn to handle these challenges if we constantly protect them, solve their problems, and always focus on their happiness and finding their passion?
The best praise is focused on a child's effort, not the child's traits, as I wrote in "Why Some Kids Try Harder and Some Give Up." The same is true of criticism.