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It's all about applying what you've learned, said PayPal chief learning officer Derek Hann (pictured).

A PayPal exec’s favorite interview question reveals the skill all good employees should have

PayPal CLO Derek Hann asks all job candidates this interview question.
George Washington's teeth aren't what you think.

9 ‘facts’ you learned in school that are no longer true

George Washington's teeth aren't what you think.

Pushing school start times to 8:30 a.m. could add $9 billion a year to the US economy

A new study published by the RAND Corporation and RAND Europe found moving to later school start times would make people more productive in the long run.

Netflix’s CEO backs a math education program that works like the streaming service

In 2011, Reed Hastings poured millions into an education platform that tailors math lessons just like the service bringing people "Orange is the New Black."

Year-round school is booming — but its benefits are over-hyped

One of the trendiest solutions to the dreaded problem of kids losing smarts over the summer may be seriously misguided.

A CEO who sold 2 companies to Google gives his best advice on taking career risks

Duolingo CEO Luis von Ahn, who sold 2 companies to Google, explains why you should take risks early in your career.

A 25 year-old figured out a way to save low-income kids from the dreaded ‘summer slide’

Karim Abouelnaga started his company Practice Makes Perfect in college seven years ago. To-date he's helped 4,000 kids avoid summer learning loss.

9 unexpected factors that impact whether your kid succeeds in school

Good teachers and healthy study habits no doubt help kids get better grades, but so do a slew of factors people don't much talk about.

The CEO of language app Duolingo says too many people make the same mistake trying to learn a new language

Duolingo CEO Luis von Ahn breaks down his best strategy for learning a new language.

9 podcasts that will make you smarter in 30 minutes or less

Learn something new and cool in no time, with these short podcasts that focus on everything from current events to human behavior.