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What to Read During Winter Break

from gatech.edu The weather outside may be frightful but snuggling with a good book sounds delightful. What should you read? We asked several Georgia Tech Library staff members for recommendations. The books range from a graphic novel series on how disinformation can become reality to a memoir by longtime Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek The Department of Truth By James Tynion IV, author,…

Perspective | Experts say schools could recover pandemic losses by 2028. What then?

From The Washington Post When will the U.S. education system return to the learning levels of 2019? One headline summed up the problem this way: “Two Decades of Growth Wiped Out by Two Years of Pandemic.” People who have been studying our schools for decades are cautious when answering my question. Some say reading and math averages could rebound by…

Former elementary school janitor works his way up to principal

By DeNeeka Hill wbrc.com IONE, Calif. (KCRA) – A man in California who started his career 30 years ago as a janitor is celebrating his first year as that same school’s new principal. Decades ago, Mike Huss attended Ione Elementary School as a student. He went on to become an employee there – first as a janitor, then as a teacher,…

What is dyspraxia?

A person with dyspraxia has problems with movement, coordination, judgment, processing, memory, and some other cognitive skills. Dyspraxia also affects the body’s immune and nervous systems. Dyspraxia is also known as motor learning difficulties, perceptuo-motor dysfunction, and developmental coordination disorder (DCD). The terms “minimal brain damage” and “clumsy child syndrome” are no longer used. According to the National Center for Learning…

20 best board games for kids that they’ll love to play this year

By Christina Colizza and Mili Godio for nbcnews.com A good board game can be a fun way to get the family together and encourage kids to take a break from phone, television and video game screens. A great board game inspires, encouraging strategy, teamwork and interactivity. Over the last couple of years, several standout tabletop games launched for kids between ages 3 and 12. And While classics like Candy Land and Chutes…

You Have to Read If You Want to Succeed

Reading. It’s the one thing highly successful people do to stand out from the pack. Successful entrepreneurs are committed to lifelong learning, growing and expanding, and one of the main ways they achieve this is by reading… a lot. By Krista Mashore August 3, 2022 Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In all my studies on what makes people successful, I’ve noticed…