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Allowing students to re-take exams can increase their motivation and reward hard work.

Online marketing

In order to get started on the right foot with your digital marketing endeavors, you’re going to write down your goal, choose a type of content to master, and pick one social media channel to promote your business.

As with many consumer-driven mega-trends that have achieved mainstream stature following years of lurking on the fringes of culture, consumer involvement with all things “sustainable” is now at an all-time high.


High-potential program don't work, and we should stop pretending they do.

Tips for cross-curricular STEM

Online resources help connect social studies to STEM.

What’s trending? From dyslexia to early math lessons, don’t miss these most-read stories.


Senior leaders want a clear, concise and confident presentation. Here's how to deliver that.

New snacks bring plant-based trend to the center of the store

Food brands are introducing new packaged crackers, chips and other snacks with a focus on nutrition and helping shoppers increase their plant intake.

Stop listening to the sexists of the world; start listening to our hearts and our heads.


Here’s how you should be getting ready for a team sales pitch to give your company the best chance for success.

Little Debbie creates a social media stir with snack-related tweet

Sweet snack brands Little Debbie, Hostess, Ferrero, Mars made news this week.

Market Outlook panel at GFLC 2017

Expert labels clearinghouses "too-big-to-fail"

David Axelrod

Former Obama adviser surprises with measured criticism of fellow Democrats


"You’ve got to get your ego out of the way, because it’s constantly wanting to take over."

Getting your products to rank in relevant searches on Amazon is very similar to getting your website to rank on Google.