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Q&A Collections: Best Ways to Begin the School Year

I'll begin posting new questions and answers in early September, and during the summer will be sharing thematic posts bringing together responses on …

Teaching

Changing Your Math 'Mindset' Can Boost Your Math Performance

Support the news<p>There’s a scene in the 1988 movie "Stand and Deliver," where high school math teacher Jaime Escalante (played by Edward James Olmos) …

The 5 Minute Lesson Plan - success story by @Dani41189

Reading Time: 3 minutes<p>If you use the 5 Minute Lesson Plan, how do you gauge its success?<p>I am currently in my third term of the Graduate Teacher …

The 3 Education Trends Preparing the Next Generation of Entrepreneurs

With technology constantly changing, can we actually predict what skills and knowledge today's students will need to lead the future workforce?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Educators are tasked with the necessary burden of preparing today's students to shape …

To change education, start talking to effective teachers

<i>By Amanda Hathaway</i><p>It has always been a dream of mine to be interviewed as an expert on National Public Radio. I imagine the host asking me questions about math education and having the opportunity to share my years of experience with students, curriculum, and classroom strategies. I haven’t …

Why Poor Employee Development Is a Mistake You Can't Afford

Employee development needs to take place in a welcoming, collaborative environment. That way, everyone learns.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Like many entrepreneurs, Asher Raphael, CEO of Power Home Remodeling in Chester, Pa., knew he needed to offer professional …

These 12 Protein-Packed Bliss Balls Recipes Are Every Healthy Girl’s Dream

We’re not really sure where the term “bliss ball” came from, but we do know what it tends to mean: A blissfully flavored, guilt-free, uber yummy dessert that comes in the shape of a cute little ball. Whether you prefer vegan desserts or Paleo desserts (or both!), there’s probably a delicious bliss …

58 Books That Will Make You Better, No Matter Who You Are | Inc.com

<i>What books do you recommend that college students read? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Ryan Holiday, best-selling author of Ego Is the Enemy, on Quora:</b><p>I'm going to go crazy on this one. I …

Books

The Top 35 Companies for Working Remotely Part-Time

Whether you’re a working parent, part-time retiree, aspiring artist, or just sick of your long commute and boring business attire, working part-time …

New York City

7 Ways To Train Your Brain To Be Happy

<b>This article first appeared on</b> <b>QuietRev.com</b><p>Neil Pasricha is on a crusade, and his goal is to help people get happy. He has firsthand experience with the working world’s disconsolate little secret—having spent years helping people lead teams, businesses, and organizations, he realized hardly anyone …

9 Habits of People Who Never Settle for Mediocrity | Inc.com

<i>How can I stop being average? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Lukas Schwekendiek, life coach, motivational speaker, and blogger, on Quora:</b><p><b>1. Pack your schedule.</b><p>Most people waste a LOT of …

Quora

50 Books Every Woman Should Read

Consider this your life's library.<p>This list celebrates female writers who wrote coming-of-age classics as well as modern page-turners. They've won awards, provoked discussion, and ultimately their work has become cherished favorites on the bookshelves of many.

15 Crazy Delicious Cauliflower Hacks to Help You Lose Weight

We-can’t-believe-it’s-cauliflower recipes ahead.<p>If we could hand out superlatives to our favorite veggies, cauliflower would win “most creative” by a landslide. With the help of a food processor and some smart seasonings, it’s the ultimate shape-shifter. While we're at it, we'd also give this pale …

Healthy Eating

Feeding the Teacher's Brain: Nutrition Tips for Busy Educators

Persistent Nutrition Myths<p>Consider a few common myths about nutrition that can lead to "brain bonk" and low energy throughout the school day:<p>Myth: …

Nutrition

20 Slow Cooker Meals to Cozy Up to This Fall

Crock pot cooking is the busy bee’s secret weapon for weeknight meals and cooking for a crowd. Although it’s a handy tool year-round, it’s particularly useful when temperatures drop and we start dreaming about comfort foods. Not only does it manage the cooking for you, but it keeps meals warm and …

Here's Where Budget Travelers Actually Go On Vacation

Trips that won't break the bank.

Blue Ridge Mountains

10 Must-read Books for Spring

I've been reading a ton lately, which makes me happy since I remember what it was like to go through that awful "can't read" period. Despite a ridiculous schedule, I've carved out time to read every day and it's made me a little more sane.<p>I no longer feel the need to finish every book I start, so …

10 Things Productive People Do Before Bed

The most productive people all have certain habits in their daily routines that contribute to their success. They understand that their success …

Motivation

Unplug Yourself and Cruise: You'll Learn a Little More About Your World

Today it is nearly impossible to go a whole hour without responding to a text, email, or checking social media on your cellphone. After starting this post I put my phone on silent and set it face down. I feel like my phone is constantly interrupting me while I'm trying to work. But how has it been …

Vegan Lemon Fettuccine Alfredo

This high-fiber, low-fat, dairy-free version of a comfort classic hits all the right notes: creaminess from the soy cream cheese, big flavor from the …

As the euro tanks, European summer travel deals get sweeter

With the euro at almost parity with the dollar (it was recently at $1.05), many Americans are thinking that this is the summer to visit Europe. Compared to a decade ago, hotels, trains, meals, and other costs now are almost 30 percent less.<p>However, airfares are still high to Europe, despite the …

Cauliflower Crust Pizza Recipe

Healthy pizza? It’s not an oxymoron… it’s entirely possible, courtesy of the wonder vegetable cauliflower. Unlike some stronger flavored cruciferous …

The Ultimate Jerk Chicken

Begin by making the jerk marinade. Combine all the marinade ingredients in a blender and process until you have a smooth puree.<p>Add chicken pieces …

BBQ

The Classic Cocktails That Every Woman Should Know

7 drinks that serve as the perfect go-to for every lady.<p>You walk into a bar, go up to the bartender, and...draw a blank. So many bottles, so many options, but what do you <i>want?</i> The 7 classics that serve as the perfect go-to:<p>Gimlet<p><b>For those who always order:</b> gin and tonics<p><b>What it's made with:</b> gin, …

DIY Faux Stained Glass

Bring A Science Lesson Into The Tub With This Fizzing Bath Dough

I have to admit that I can’t remember the last time I actually took a bath, but Vanessa Brady of Tried & True makes a good point about it being one of the only times that we can actually get away from technology and the distractions of our modern lives. This is especially true for developing minds, …

Time I

Upcycled Pallet Furniture • Recyclart

Furniture made from repurposed pallets by Probosc, a Spanish Furniture Company who mainly use pallets for their works. A nice …

Furniture

Your Top Five Favorite Activities You've Never Heard Of

Last year was a crazy year for me personally and professionally and I was in serious need of a "Girl's Gone Wild" trip, but not the kind you are probably envisioning. Instead, I wanted to grab a girlfriend and get out into the wild... literally, to experience new people, places, and try new …