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Sanders, The Man Who Failed Numerous Times

Sanders held a number of jobs in his early life, such as steam engine stoker, insurance salesman and filling station operator. He began selling fried chicken from his roadside restaurant in North Corbin, Kentucky, during the Great Depression. Sanders recognized the potential of the restaurant franchising concept, and the first KFC franchise opened in Utah in 1952. The company’s rapid ...

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Dangers of Facebook Oversharing ~ Should Parents Post Pictures of Their Kids

You could be telling strangers exactly where you live when you share a picture on Facebook or Instagram. Phones or devices with GPS technology contain tags that reveal exactly where the picture was taken. Why do parents have to share EVERYTHING their children do on Facebook? How much is too much information when it comes to sharing on Facebook? When ...

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TED Speaker ~ Thomas Suarez: A 12-year-old App Developer

Speakers Thomas Suarez: Developer, 12 year old

Thomas Suarez, a 12 year old, taught himself to build iphone apps. Most 12-year-olds love playing videogames — Thomas Suarez taught himself how to create them. After developing iPhone apps like “Bustin Jeiber,” a whack-a-mole game, he is now using his skills to help other kids become developers. (Filmed at TEDxManhattanBeach.) Thomas Suarez’s interest in technology and programming led him ...

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New Year Resolutions, 2013 Greetings !!!

Seven Strategies for Highly Effective New Year’s Resolutions Change is difficult, yet as hard as it is, everyone has the ability to make and keep meaningful changes in their life, regardless of their age, or how well worn their habitual ways of engaging in the world. Whether you like to make them or not, research has found that people who ...

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Happy Deepavali, Happy Diwali, Best Wishes Greetings !!!

Greeting Happy Deepavali Hindu Indian Bollywood World Wishes

Diwali (also spelled Devali in certain regions) or Deepavali, popularly known as the “festival of lights,” is a five day festival which starts on Dhanteras, celebrated on thirteenth lunar day of Krishna paksha (dark fortnight) of the Hindu calendar month Ashwin and ends on Bhaubeej, celebrated on second lunar day of Shukla paksha (bright fortnight) of the Hindu calendar month ...

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3rd Global Childhood Conference ~ To Investigate and Explore All Aspects of Childhood

Inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary conference project seeks to investigate and explore all aspects of childhood. Thursday 18th July – Saturday 20th July 2013 Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom Call for Presentations: This inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary conference project seeks to investigate and explore all aspects of childhood. The period of life prior to adulthood is one of dramatic change and development of ...

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Facebook Expanding Its Organ Donor Initiative to Asia

Facebook is reportedly set to expand its organ donor initiative to Asia

Facebook’s organ donor initiative looks set to come to its first market in Asia, that’s according to Korean news agency Yonhap which reports that the feature will go live for users of the social network in South Korea. The report states that the state-run Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will team up with the social network to give the feature ...

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FeelGood ~ When Grilled Cheese Can Change The World

feelgood ending hunger in our lifetime

FeelGood ~ We’re ending hunger in our lifetime. More than 1 billion members of our human family, because they lack a voice, cannot get enough food to remain alive. Every day, 25,000 perish. Every 5 seconds, a child dies*. Once you know these facts, there’s just no way to feel good unless you get busy to change them. And so we ...

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Interactive Educational Activities and Online Games

Apples4theteacher.com provides free interactive printable teaching resources and interactive learning games.

A Fun Educational Website for Teachers and Kids Apples4theteacher.com. a primary website, offers interactive educational activities and online games for teachers and homeschoolers. Dear Teachers, Parents and Kids,  Apples4theteacher.com adding more educational resources for teachers and kids (preK-grade 6) every day. Excuse our ‘dust’ as we move into high gear! Our site includes interactive learning games, quizzes, and worksheet generator ...

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The Disadvantages of Letting Students Use Their Cell Phones at School

Play Handphone ~ Teacher breaks student's phone

In most high schools, the majority of the students own a cell phone. Whatever the rules are at their school about cell phones, students use them. Sometimes they are caught by their teachers, but most of the time, students get away with it. Having a cell phone at school comes with many advantages, but there are also negative things that ...

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