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  • What to do when you've been dissed

    What to do when you've been dissed
    My favorite zinger was directed against me by the mother of a college boyfriend. "I've seen many photographs of you," she informed me when we first met, her eyes slowly — and with obvious disapproval — taking in my frizzy hair, fussy dress...
  • Bilingual skill says a lot on resume

    Bilingual skill says a lot on resume
    With the increasing diversity of the U.S. population and an ever-expanding global economy, demand for employees with foreign-language skills is as strong as ever. The American economic system relies heavily on people of different nations and cultures...
  • Identifying the difference between a neighbor and a doormat

    Identifying the difference between a neighbor and a doormat
    A neighbor frequently asks for help with her elementary-age daughter: rides, baby-sitting, meals. But she never reciprocates. Do you say no, knowing the child is the one who will suffer? Parent advice (from our panel of staff contributors) Is she a...
  • America's China hypocrisy

    America's China hypocrisy
    I can predict a few things with virtual certainty. For instance, in the upcoming presidential debates, President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney will try to outdo each other in condemning China's economic practices. Their positions will be virtually...
  • Best-sellers

    Best-sellers
    HARDCOVER FICTION 1. "The Casual Vacancy" by J.K. Rowling (Little, Brown, $35). A small English town is rattled by the unexpected death of an elected official. Last week: — 2. "Winter of the World" by Ken Follett (Dutton, $36). The second...
  • Risky business in the classroom

    Risky business in the classroom
    In 2008, I transitioned from professional practice to academia. Since then, I have been privileged to teach at several fine universities in theWashington, D.C.area. For me, the difficult economic times have had a silver lining in that they have given me...
  • Gulf oil spill redux: nine books on the BP disaster

     
    A year after millions of barrels of oil were spilled into the Gulf of Mexico from BP's Macondo well, much ink has been spilled on the "second draft" of history. None of the nine books (and counting) published thus far......
  • Orange investigating principal over sick days, leave time

     
    On a number of days when district records show Carver Middle School Principal Wayne Green was out sick or in school, conference agendas show he was speaking around the country or consulting with other states or school districts. After the Sentinel asked...
  • Reports say Apple will announce 'Garage Band for ebooks'

     
    More hints about Apple's Thursday announcement point to being able to create interactive textbooks....
  • Apple's iBooks 2, iBooks Author: Bids to own publishing's future

     
    Apple's new iBooks 2, iBooks Author and iTunes U apps are moves to capture the future of education and self-publishing. The apps are also a move to continue to build on the success Apple had under the late Steve Jobs....
  • Former Jones High principal wins national award for urban educators, takes on new role in Orange

     
    Bridget Williams, the much-beloved former principal of Jones High School, will be recognized later this month as a top urban educator by the Council of Great City Schools. Williams has been earning recognition at home, too. After a stint of about two...