Allyson Desormeaux

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Boost Your Bench Press by Strengthening This Small Upper-Body Muscle

Want to lift heavier loads? Zero in on an often-neglected torso muscle<p>If you want a bigger bench press, it’s time to pay attention to a tiny muscle called your serratus anterior, according to <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director BJ Gaddour, creator of <b>Bodyweight Muscle Burners,</b> a 20-minute workout DVD that …

Workouts

4 Must Have Wordless Picture Books

The first time I read a wordless picture book with my students, they thought I was crazy. After all, how could that count as reading? There were no …

The 10 best independent bookshops in the world – readers recommend

Contribute with Guardian Witness<p>Wherever you are in the world, visiting a bookshop is always a treat – but with their numbers dwindling, independent stores that offer something unique are increasingly becoming a destination in themselves. Last year we rounded up some of the world’s most weird and …

Books

32 Enthralling Summer Reading Books For Kids Of All Ages

Summer break is upon us! Your kids can't wait to hit the pool, hang with friends or escape to camp. You're worried they'll forget how to read -- the dreaded "summer slide" looms in your mind -- so you look around for something to throw in the swim bag or camp suitcase.<p>But what's that you say? The …

14 Ways for How to Lose Belly Fat Fast

My friend Kimberly was making yet another series of desperate New Year’s weight loss resolutions.<p>“Every year, I starve myself for months, I lose …

The 10-Minute Ab Workout That Anyone Can Do

This is not your standard core routine<p>People love to prove that they can hold a plank for a really long time. In fact, the plank record is more than five hours, set just last week.<p>This is incredibly impressive, but most fitness experts agree that holding a plank beyond a minute or two does no good. …

Workouts

New Electronics Kit-Makers Aim to Awaken the Next Generation of Engineers

For years I’ve been profiling great engineers—Nobel Prize holders, IEEE Medal of Honor winners. And so very often they tell me that their first …

Stretch to build more muscle

Stretching isn't the top priority for most people on a muscle-building programme but recent studies show it could help to increase the hypertrophic …

Exercise

Exercise Can't Erase Effects of Poor Diet

April 26, 2015<p>Share this content:<p>Exercise Can't Erase Effects of Poor Diet<p>(HealthDay News) — Although physical activity is important for health, a …

From MasterChef to Toronto restaurant owner: How Eric Chong’s career went from 0 to 100

What's it like to have your own restaurant – at 23? When The Globe and Mail spoke last year to Eric Chong, the winner of the first season of <i>MasterChef Canada</i>, he was hoping to gain more experience with the Michelin-starred chef Alvin Leung in Hong Kong. This week, the former engineer and Mr. Leung …

Lose Belly Fat With Just Two Exercises

<b>It’s simple, but effective—and will rev your metabolism for hours afterwards.</b> <i>(Photo: Thinkstock)</i><p>A while back, I asked Alwyn Cosgrove, C.S.C.S.—one of …

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24 Actually Helpful Tips for Waking Up Early to Work Out

We know not everyone is a morning person. (And even fewer of us are eager to wake up and hit the gym.) But getting up and moving can actually be an …

Fitness

The SAMR Model

The SAMR model is a simple but powerful model that we as teachers can use when as we work to integrate technology into our lessons.<p>It was designed by …

iDinoBook – A Nice iPad App About Dinosaurs

Dinosaur Hook HD: iDinoBook is a nice iPad app all about dinosaurs. The app features a map depicting many of the places that dinosaur fossils have …

Nutritious and delicious #realfood #Regram from @dula_nd ・・・
The #glutenfree chocolate chip almond butter #cookies turned out pretty good. The kids sure liked them, even our picky little two and a half year old. Here's an adaptation of @joyoushealth's recipe. Thanks Joy! 😍 Preheat the oven to 350. In a small bowl, mix 1 cup brown rice flour, 1 cup coconut flour, 1.5 tsp baking powder. In a large bowl, combine 2 #organic eggs, 1 tsp vanilla, 1/4 cup #coconut sugar, 1/4 cup maple syrup, 1/3 cup melted coconut oil, 1/4 cup almond butter until well mixed. Add dry to wet then add 1/4 cup #fairtrade chocolate chips. Grease cookie sheet with melted coconut oil. Then shape the batter into small balls, then flatten. Bake for 10 minutes or until edges brown. Let them cool then enjoy with some fresh #fruit! #happysaturday

Headers and Footers - the way you want them One of your biggest requests (esp...

<p><b>Headers and Footers - the way you want them</b><br>One of your biggest requests (especially those of you who use +Google Docs to write academic papers) is …

Three Elements I Always Add to Classroom Blogs

As the new school year approaches many of us will be setting up new classroom blogs or revamping the ones we've used in the past. If you're setting …

Math Slicer - Fun Alternatives to Math Flashcards

Math Slicer is a game that offers a fun alternative to using flashcards to practice basic mathematics skills. Math Slicer is available as an Android …

Mochaccino or mochachino? Google couldn't seem to answer my question on this - probably because one spelling is Italian and the other one is English. Let's

Mochaccino or mochachino? Google couldn't seem to answer my question on this - probably because one spelling is Italian and the other one is English. …

Lycopene may ward off kidney cancer in older women

A higher intake by postmenopausal women of the natural antioxidant lycopene, found in foods like tomatoes, watermelon and papaya, may lower the risk …

Best of the Web - Spring 2015 - #NCTIES15

Yesterday, at the NCTIES15 conference I gave my updated Best of the Web presentation to the largest audience yet at the conference. Based on the fact …

The Week in Review - The Most Popular Posts

Good afternoon from the FreeTech4Teachers.com World Headquarters in Maine. This week I had the privilege to once again present at the NCTIES …

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More Than Just a “Phone”

<i>“When should my child have a mobile device?”</i>I am asked this all of the time, and the reality is that there is no one right answer. As long as kids …

Dear Joyous Readers,I'm not a coffee drinker, but I'm also not entirely against coffee as you might already know if you watched this video. I am most defini

Dear Joyous Readers,<p>I'm not a coffee drinker, but I'm also not entirely against coffee as you might already know if you watched this video. I am most …

Canva for Education - Lesson Plans Incorporating Visuals Across the Curriculum

Canva is a nice tool for designing infographics, collages, flyers, and slides in your web browser or on your iPad. I've been a fan of the service …