Amy Dobbs

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What Does a 1,500-Calorie-Day Look Like?

See what a day's worth of food looks like on a 1,500-calorie diet.<p>When you're trying to eat better or lose weight, sometimes you just want someone to …

Hands-on with Apple’s new Schoolwork app on iPad [Gallery]

At its education-focused event in Chicago last month, Apple showcased a new app called Schoolwork. Essentially, Schoolwork is Apple’s take on a classroom management app, allowing teachers to assign tasks to students and for students view those assignments and submit their work.<p>Schoolwork is slated …

This No-Equipment, High-Intensity Workout Will Leave You in a Puddle of a Sweat

If you can't get your hands on weights, cardio machines, or other fitness equipment, don't forgo the workout! You can still get in a kickass …

Teaching Text Structure Improves Reading Comprehension

Williams, J. P. (2003). Teaching text structure to improve reading comprehension. In H. L. Swanson, Harris, K. R., & Graham , S. (Eds.), <i>Handbook of</i> …

Quit Your Job And Move Abroad: The Cheapest Places To Live In 2018

It’s the ultimate fantasy: Escape the 9-5 by moving to a place where it’s so cheap you barely need to work — and could even retire early. The Panama-based Live and Invest Overseas advises people on how to do just that, and the company has just announced its list of the 10 best places in the world …

Dominican Republic

31 Homemade Salad Dressings That Are Way Better Than Store-Bought

I'm a big fan of salad, but that hasn't always been the case. In the last couple years, I've gone from someone who'd maybe eat a dozen salads a year …

An Introduction to the Theory of Multiple Intelligences

We Contain Multitudes<p>The next time you walk into a classroom full of students leaping mid air, painting passionately, singing soulfully, or writing …

How a Gilded-Age Heiress Became the 'Mother of Forensic Science'

Frances Glessner Lee created meticulous and gruesome dioramas of murder scenes, which are still used to train police today.<p>Frances Glessner Lee grew up in the Gilded Age as the heiress to a fortune made in industrial farm equipment. Her childhood was “sheltered and indulged.” She would marry at age …

Amazon Makes Its Teacher Resource-Sharing Site Public Today

Amazon unveiled its Amazon Inspire teacher resource-sharing site about a year ago. At that time, you could request access to it (see Amazon …

Focusing On The Impact Classroom Disruptions Have On Others, Not On The Students Doing The Disrupting

As many teachers already know, one of the most effective responses we can make to classroom management problems is by saying:<p><i>“I’m not feeling</i> …

The Best Videos For Content Teachers With ELLs In Their Classes – Please Suggest More

Many mainstream content teachers have English Language Learner students in their classrooms. And they often are not sure of the best ways to support …

2-ingredient Flatbread Recipe by Tasty

• In a bowl mix together yogurt and 1 cup flour (125 g) until it forms a smooth dough.<br>• Transfer dough to a floured surface. Divide into four equal parts.<br>• Roll out each section of dough to about 8 inches (20 cm) in diameter using plenty of flour to prevent sticking or tearing.<br>• Cook the bread in a dry hot …

7 books to make your teaching more memorable

Memory underpins learning. And yet, as a profession, we talk about it so rarely. What gives? Here are 7 books to kindle that conversation:<p>1. Make it …

Professional Development: What should it look like?

A few weeks ago Michael Fenton asked on his blog this question:<p><b>Suppose a teacher gets to divide 100% between two categories: teaching ability and</b> …

That Moment We Decide We Can't Teach a Student

There is a moment when we're teaching that a struggling student becomes the student we no longer think we can reach. It's different for all of us, …

Pedagogy

The 13 cheapest countries to live in the world for expats

In a new survey by InterNations, the world's largest network for people who live and work abroad, the company asked 14,300 expats, representing 174 nationalities and living in 191 countries or territories, to rate 43 different aspects of life abroad on a scale of 1-7.<p>One of the sub-indexes was the …

7 Core-Strengthening Push Up Progressions for Female Athletes

<b>Many women participate in sport, but not all have had an active childhood that has given them the fundamental strength and stability necessary to</b> …

The Most Popular Posts of 2016

Another year has come and gone, and that means it’s time to look back and see which posts got the most traffic. Below you’ll find the top 10 posts of …

Ghost Stories

Saved Recipes

Count down through our top 50 most-saved recipes, then save them in your online Recipe Box.<p>No. 50: Ina Garten's Asian Grilled Salmon<p>Kick off the …

Cooking

'No excuses': inside Britain's strictest school

It is billed as the strictest school in Britain – but the headteacher says its biggest challenge is not keeping pupils in line, but with critics from outside.<p>At the Michaela community school in Brent, north London, the emphasis on discipline has earned it a formidable reputation, with the …

Education

We Ranked the Best and Worst Fast-Food Burgers for Weight Loss

See you never, Smashburger.<p>UnSplash<p><i>This article was written by Caroline Weinberg and provided by our partners at Men's Health.</i><p>If you’re eating a hamburger from a fast food restaurant, you might as well be eating asbestos, right?<p>Hamburgers are often dismissed as an unhealthy combination of red meat …

Want to retire abroad? Consider these 10 locations

Whether you’re just three years into your post-grad life or nearing 59.5 years (the age when you can start withdrawing 401(k) savings without …

European Travel

If You Do Any of These 4 Activities in Your Classroom, You're Already Personalizing Learning

Learning Strategies<p>If You Do Any of These 4 Activities in Your Classroom, You're Already Personalizing Learning<p>By Todd Flory     Dec 22, …

Education Technology

6 Powerful Learning Strategies You MUST Share with Students

Interview with Megan Smith and Yana Weinstein ( transcript):<p><b>What does the word “study” mean to you?</b><p>Have you ever told your students to study for a …

A classroom teacher’s guide to formative assessment

I’m working on a guide to formative assessment for classroom teachers. I want to do two things: first, set out clear principles and introduce the …

Pedagogy

Red Velvet Brownies So Festive That They Need No Decoration

Out of all the edible gifts, red velvet brownies might be the most festive and universally appreciated. We're partial to this recipe from <b>Christmas Cookie Swap!</b>, which includes a rich cream cheese frosting and curls of white chocolate that give the brownies the look of a present tied up with a …

5-Ingredient Sugar Cookies Will Forever Change Your Holiday Baking Game Plan

It's not until I tried a four-ingredient peanut butter cookie recipe that I could believe such a feat is possible. When Philia Kelnhofer's <b>Fast and Easy Five-Ingredient Recipes</b> ($12) (published by The Countryman Press) came out, I turned straight toward the dessert section to see if I could find …

Storybooks That Teach Early Reading Skills With Fun Phonics Games

The importance of reading can not be understated. It is of utmost value to function within our society but more importantly, reading provides the …

The Post

The 25 Easiest Christmas Cookies You Should Make This Year

Decorating elaborate Christmas cookies can be fun, but we don't all have the patience (or skill) for that. These festive holiday cookies are just as easy to make as they are beautiful, and they're perfect for you if you want to get in the holiday-baking spirit without poring over meticulous …

Dessert