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Stop making these 15 body language mistakes

<i>This article originally appeared on Ragan.com in July 2016.</i> <br>Until you get to know someone, your brain relies on snap judgments to categorize him, …

Body Language

3 Important Google Drive Updates Teachers Should Know About

July 17, 2015<br>Over the last 10 days, Google released some important updates to Google Drive which we are re-sharing with you below in case you missed …

Google Drive

Roll Call: 10 Essential Food Trucks to Catch This Summer in Chicago

Despite the city's tight restrictions on food trucks, there are still many great ones roaming the streets. Check out the list below and start tracking and catching them this summer. After all, it beats eating sad leftovers for lunch.<p><b>The Roost Carolina Kitchen</b><p><b>Track</b>: @TheRoostKitchen<p>Carolina-style …

Best Places to Travel in 2015

For more than a decade, Marrakesh has been the Moroccan destination on everyone’s list. Fez, about 240 miles northeast, was often an afterthought. …

Food (UK)

6 Cancer-Linked Products You Should Get Rid Of

A Quick Note from Our Founder<p><b>Have you been curious about the Ketogenic Diet? You're not alone!</b><p>Going "Keto" has helped so many of my friends drop …

The Most Romantic Restaurants in Chicago

You know that scene in <i>Lady and the Tramp</i> where Lady and Tramp accidentally kiss while eating pasta, and it's the most romantic thing ever of all …

Why Christian Women Need to Stop Waiting on Men

Churches should encourage both men and women to take responsibility for their relationships.I recently did a dating Q&A online, and out of the …

10 Habits of Couples in Strong and Healthy Relationships

What makes for a healthy romantic relationship differs from couple to couple. Forming a trusting and positive partnership takes effort and time. And …

Is Bilingualism Really an Advantage?

In 1922, in “Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus,” the philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein wrote, “The limits of my language mean the limits of my world.” The words that we have at our disposal affect what we see—and the more words there are, the better our perception. When we learn to speak a different …

The Truth About Coconut Oil: 10 Facts You Need To Know

Coconut oil is one of the few foods that can be classified as a “superfood.” Its unique combination of fatty acids can have profound positive effects …

Relationship, Love Quotes From Celebrities

We often turn to celebrities to witness their relationship blunders with the same sick fascination we'd view a train wreck: weirdly captivating and horrific all at once. But it turns out, even the celebrities least likely to give sage love advice—think a Real Housewife or sweet-but-serial-dater …

15 Surprising Discoveries About Learning

by Saga Briggs<p>What are some of the most encouraging known facts about learning? From taking a walk to learning a new language, there are countless …

Pedagogy

21 Tricks Non-Morning People Should Know About Early Exercising

Yes, you can.

Fitness

10 Things You Absolutely Need In The Bedroom

How many can you check off the list?<p>The pieces and ideas you need for your most comfortable, luxurious, and personal bedroom ever. How many can you check off the list? This piece originally appeared on elledecor.com.

Interior Design

The case against private education: Why we put our kids in public school

It’s chaotic, academically less rigorous and far less nurturing. It’s also giving my children challenges they need<p>Just over two years ago, my husband and I pulled our children out of private school and sent them into the wilds of public education. Now, as they settle into their third year in our …

Highly Effective Teachers Don't Exist in My Evaluation Process

My union, United Teachers of Los Angeles (UTLA), recently won a legal battle with our district, Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) over the …

Some Very Good Chrome Tools to Annotate and Edit PDFs

March 4, 2015<br>PDFs (portable document formats) are probably the most popular document format we use in our daily work as teachers and educators. As …

Apps

10 Little Things Connected Couples Do

1 of 11<p>Tara Moore/Getty Images<p>You agreed to stick it out through sickness and health and for richer or poorer, but marital vows don't address the other big things that can untie your knot—boredom, feeling out of touch, or worse, platonic friendship instead of an in-love partnership. While honeymoon …

University of Michigan

24 Best New Color Combinations for 2018

Is dusty rose and charcoal grey not the happiest palette for spring?<p>If you mastered the blue-and-white palette long ago and are ready for the next crop of bold, fabulous, and truly inspiring color pairings, get excited: We asked our go-to designers which pairs they love the most, when someone's …

Attitude

Within the last century, Western science and physics have made a startling discovery. We are part of the world we view. The very process of our …

Business Etiquette: How to Handle Professional Rejection

We've all been turned down at some point in our careers and overcoming the rebuff with grace is a leadership skill best acquired through first-hand experience. The good news is, nothing is written in stone, and a "no" is often just a step in the direction of a future "yes". Here's how to use …

A Handful of Good Chrome Tips for Teachers

March 3, 2015<br>Chrome is a powerful web browser to use for navigating the net. It is also popular among the education community as is evident from the …

10 Things Women Should Know Before Tying the Knot

<i>You may be surprised what real marriage is like.</i><p>For many people the beauty of Christian marriage is as clear as swamp water. Conflicting messages …