Archive for December 10th, 2013

Who Are the Most Socially Influential Thought Leaders?

Nowadays, it seems like everyone is blogging news. From your 60-year-old neighbor, to the great blogs of the New York Times, to even the FBI, blogger news is everywhere. The real questions is what blogs should you follow? What are the most influential sites blogging news today?

Living in an almost completely digital age with social media and networks sharing, spreading and blogging news, it’s easier now more than ever to track how an idea spreads, how one person influences another. This means that it’s possible to track a person’s social influence. Reported in August 2013, Karin Frick and colleagues from the GDI Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute in Switzerland compiled a “Thought Leader Map” based on this social influence using a network analysis method similar to Google’s page-rank algorithm.

This list is the first truly systematic analysis of its kind. As popular science blog io9 reports, “Most lists, like TIME’s Person

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The Accommodating Benefits of Early Childhood Education

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Did you know that 80% of children spend time in day care facilities by the age of four? The daycare movement began during the welfare and reform movements of the 19th century, and it led to the prevalence and popularity of daycare today. Early childcare can help kids in a variety of ways, and by determining what to look for in daycare, your children will be able to experience the benefits of attending preschool.

Daycare centers are designed to cater to the unique needs of children. For example, a child is more active at two years old than at any other point in life, and toddlers are able to pick up on high frequency sounds better than adults. As a result, daycare providers offer learning opportunities that support these distinctive qualities and needs, such as physical and auditory learning

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