| Aug 15, 2012
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?
(from our panel of staff contributors)
Is she a...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 3:00 AM
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...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 1:31 PM
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...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 10:17 AM
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...
| Apr 18, 2011
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......
| Jun 15, 2011
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...
| Jan 17, 2012
More hints about Apple's Thursday announcement point to being able to create interactive textbooks....
| Jan 19, 2012
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....
| Oct 11, 2012
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...
| Feb 19, 2010
In tough economic times, looking your best is still important - maybe more than ever. Like it or not, studies show that attractive people earn more money and hold greater positions of power.
But when people are worried about keeping jobs and making...
| May 18, 2009
Jason Seiden is a career consultant with experience working with managers, professionals, executives, and students. He is one of the industry's freshest voices, providing sought-after thought-leadership through the written and spoken word. Jason is an...