Michael Bonner knew he wanted to be a teacher after his favorite college professor, Dr. Poulson, inspired him. The professor’s passion and love for teaching prompted Michael to change his major and his life’s direction. But nothing prepared Michael for the reality of a Title One school.

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Watch out for dangling participles

By Maria Murnane, Posted September 27th 2017

If there is one grammar term that I never understood until recently, it was “dangling participle.” Now that I finally know what it means, I thought I’d explain it here.

Aparticipleis a form of a verb. For example,writingandwrittenare participles of the verbto write.

  • I am writing this blog post...


With the end of summer comes the promises of a new school year. For some students, this brings the promise of a fresh start, but for those whose time in high school is coming to an end, it brings a whole new set of challenges, emotions and stress.

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It has worried me for decades; all the pressure and attention we put on grades, grade point and class rank. But what does research really say?

This Time Magazine piece and video:Wondering What Happened to Your Class Valedictorian? Not Much, Research Showsaddress the connection and correlations to...


Originally published in the September issue ofVoices on Infrastructure, by McKinsey'sGlobal Infrastructure Initiative.

In this interview with McKinsey, Nick Earle, SVP of Global Field Operations at Hyperloop One, discusses the scale of the system’s potential to collapse time and distance, as well...


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    Now that most of the political juice has been squeezed out of the events in Charlottesville, Va., the country is preparing to move on from yet another ugly incident.

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    generate ideas

    How do organizations come up with new ideas? And how do they use those ideas to create successful new products, services, businesses, and solutions?

    To answer these questions, a team of researchers from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in New York spent time observing radical innovation projects...