People Power: Are you a critical thinker?

Succeeding in the flooring business, or any business for that matter, is not easy. Capitalism is mean and unforgiving. It doesn’t tolerate ineffectiveness or...

Supercomputing the ‘How’ of Chemical Reactions

Sometimes, when experimental scientists get their hands on a supercomputer, it can change the course of their careers and open up new questions for...

Should you major in journalism? Here are stories from eight working journalists who didn’t

The first time Emily Kask, 24, tried journalism school, it didn’t work out. She’d never thrived in an academic environment, and she felt a complete...

The Expertise Trap

This article is directed toward leaders—leaders of companies, leaders of teams, leaders of communities and leaders of countries. I want to talk to you about...

Critical thinking

I constantly receive a lot of meaningless and ridiculous messages through the social media application ‘WhatsApp’, such that I often wonder: How did the sender...

Your chance to change IT! Survey open now

ERP, WMS, Excel, etc.: tell us what you think, what you want when IT comes to supply chain management software. Plus you could win...

Why are companies relying on the critical thinking test to derive the best of...

Do the businesses or the firms have any means where they can be sure about recruitment of the right candidate from the various applicants...

Critical thinking helps cut through blarney in campaigns

As a reference librarian with 30 years of experience working at the college level, Jerry Zremski’s article on congressional candidate Max Della Pia’s partially...

Gen Ed Is a Problem of Pedagogy, Not Subject Matter

Here’s an idea that popped into my head. Tell me what you think about it: Gen ed is a problem of pedagogy, not subject...

Cultivating curiosity in our kids

We have all heard of IQ (intelligence quotient), and we understand that the higher the IQ, the better a person’s reasoning and problem solving...

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U.S. Secretary of Education coming to Bay District Schools

The U.S. Secretary of Education will be in Panama City Monday. Secretary Betsy DeVos and Congressman Neal Dunn will visit Cedar Grove, which has been...

DHS plans to use credit-scores to judge who may become a citizen

The US Department of Homeland Security has published a new proposed rule that would make people ineligible for US citizenship if their credit-scores were poor. Notionally, the...

Black Teachers Improve Outcomes for Black Students

BLACK STUDENTS WHO HAVE just one black teacher in elementary school are more likely to graduate and more likely to enroll in college – and...

Scuttlebiz: What if Georgia’s low education ‘ranking’ is wrong?

The most complex obstacle to attracting talented professionals from other states to work in metro Augusta’s burgeoning cybersecurity industry is actually quite simple. They think...

Americans who find meaning in these four areas have higher life satisfaction

Discovering where people find meaning in life is a challenging task. One way is to give them an opportunity to write, in their own...