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100 best novels: one in five doesn’t represent over 300 years of women in literature

“Best of” lists are strange and silly things, particularly in the realm of books: as prize shortlists prove time and time again, fiction is a most subjective art. But still, what fun they can be, and how unwittingly revealing. Of Robert McCrum’s 100 Greatest Novels, just 21 are by women. Even …

Literature

The 100 best novels: from Bunyan’s pilgrim to Carey’s Ned Kelly

In the parlour game called “Humiliation”, in David Lodge’s 70s campus novel <i>Changing Places</i>, the players score points by confessing the famous works of literature they have never read. In a memorable comic climax, ambitious academic Howard Ringbaum admits he has never read <i>Hamlet</i>, instantly wrecking …

Literature

The 7 Deadly Sins of Teaching

If you could list 7 of the worst habits found in teachers and in teaching, what would they be? 1.

Teaching

7 Types of Tech all High School Students Should Use this Year

This article was written specifically for high school students and those who teach them. Teachers, you should not be solely teaching students the …

5 Big Ideas That Don't Work In Education

There are few household names in education research. Maybe that in itself constitutes a problem. But if there was an Education Researcher Hall Of Fame, one member would be a silver-haired, plainspoken Kiwi named John Hattie.<p>Hattie directs the Melbourne Education Research Institute at the University …

Pedagogy

11 things successful people do right before bed

Successful people understand that their success starts and ends with their mental and physical health, which is almost entirely dependent upon their getting enough sleep.<p>That is why good bedtime routines are a key ritual for so many of them.<p>Here's what many successful people do right before bed:

Awesome Mason Jar Salads Recipes

Everyone who’s ever tried to lose weight knows that meal prep should be a priority—it’s the best way to have healthy meals on hand that will help you …

Healthy Eating

A Collection of The Best Web Tools and Apps for Creating Educational Screencasts

August 9, 2015<br>A screencast, also known as video screen capture, is a great way for teachers to create and share instructional videos and explanatory …

Google Teacher Academy Vs Apple Distinguished Educator Program Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

Posted on August 9, 2015<p>Google Teacher Academy Vs Apple Distinguished Educator Program<p>With so many edtech professional development opportunities …

Education Technology

Dear Teachers,

Dear Teachers,<p>What an exciting time to be in education! The combination of more affordable devices and bandwidth mean more students have access to …

Back-to-School: 7 Questions Educators Should Ask

As we begin a new school year, it is easy to fall into the trap of planning, conducting meetings, and focusing on the first day of school. While …

Pedagogy

Today’s Education Should Be About Giving Learners Voice and Choice

Some of the recurring themes of my conference presentations and blog posts include:• <i>Schools are doing Education 1.0; talking about doing Education</i> …

Education Technology

Advice For Teachers? 10 Things To Not Lose Sight Of This Year

<b>Advice For Teachers? 10 Things To Not Lose Sight Of This Year</b>by <b>Terry Heick</b>For many of us, school’s starting soon. Instead of a tool or learning model …

Teaching

21 Restaurant Rewards Programs You Wish You Knew About Sooner

One of the best things in the world for a poor college student is free food. Everyone knows about the Starbucks app, but did you know there are tons of restaurants that offer lesser known customer rewards programs?<p>Spoon has your back with the best places to rack up the points. Get rewarded with …

How to Transform Your Kitchen Using Color

<i>The author of Color: Transform Your Home (which just dropped on Tuesday), Abigail Ahern is sharing her tips for decorating your kitchen in rich, saturated color.</i><p>I am obsessed with my kitchen—it’s the command centre of my pad, the hub of my home, my main hangout space. I love pottering around in it …

Home Decorating

8 Food Blog Links We Love

<i>We've scoured the web for our favorite food blog posts, and now we're bringing them right to your desktop. It’s hard work, but someone has to do it.</i><p><i>This week: Flavors as rich and intense as August is.</i><p>Ripe, drippy peaches and molasses are a match made in heaven. (Southern Soufflé)<p>If "summer" had a …

Ice Cream

7 Refreshing Summer Lemonades for Brunch

Try savory and sweet versions.<p>From savory tomato to sweet blueberry-mint, here are seven fantastic lemonades to make for brunch.<p>This clever version …

The Smarter Way To Cut A Cantaloupe

Splitting open a round fruit on a flat cutting surface is precarious, to say the least.<p>If you find cutting melon to be a challenge, know this: you are not alone. Splitting open a round cantaloupe on a flat cutting surface is precarious, to say the least. Especially when a sharp knife is involved. …

Recipes

Calling All Cooks: How I Stocked My First Kitchen

<i>Last month, I asked for your advice for stocking my first kitchen from scratch. Today, I'm sharing some of your best advice and the kitchen it helped create.</i><p>Last month, I moved into my first real kitchen and faced the daunting task of stocking the entire thing from scratch. Luckily, when I …

Kitchens

8 Easy Ethnic Recipes to Bust Out of Your Dinner Rut

It's so easy to get into a dinner rut: you make what the whole family likes, but after a while everyone gets tired or the same ol' same. Here are 8 easy ethnic recipes to make meal-time exciting again.<p><b>1. Crispy Tandoori Chicken Drumsticks with Mango Chutney</b><p>Tandoori chicken is simply chicken …