Caitlin Martin

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'You can tell a lot about a teacher from how they lay out the desks in their classroom'

If you follow golf, you’ll be familiar with handicaps: the idea that a better player starts at a disadvantage to the rest of the field. Teachers …

Atheists and rationalists all over the world are under threat: DMK MP Kanimozhi

No religion treats women as equal to men, she said.<p>Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam MP Kanimozhi said on Saturday that atheists and rationalists all over …

Chuck Grassley Says Working Class People Don't Deserve Tax Cuts Because They Spend Their Money On Booze And Women

Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) suggested that rich people deserve tax cuts more than working class people because working class people spend all of their …

Chuck Grassley

Is the Socratic Method Right for Your Class?

Have you ever walked into a classroom where students were engaged in serious on-topic discussion, debating ideas and challenging each other to …

If We Want to Teach Children to Think . . .

The title of this week’s post was inspired by Bertrand Russell, who wrote,When you want to teach children to think, you begin by treating them …

Teaching

Bernie Sanders Reached Out to Black Lives Matter Activists

After activists derailed two of his campaign events in recent weeks, <b>Bernie Sanders</b> has reached out to <b>#BlackLivesMatter</b> in search of a "more formal …

Candidates Visit the Iowa State Fair: Pictures

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It’s Bernie Sanders’ America: 5 “radical” ideas Americans strongly support

<b>(AP/Andy Duback)</b><p>Think the democratic socialist is a “fringe” candidate? You may be surprised how many Americans agree with him<p>Sophia Tesfaye<p>July 5, 2015 3:59pm (UTC)<p>Independent Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders has been described as radical or fringe by some but many of Sanders’ views and policy …

The Awful Truth Behind Sexual Harassment Of Women Gamers

Speaking on a panel at indie game convention PAX East in 2012, Jenny Haniver recalled what happened one time when she tried to tell a male gamer about a nearby adversary. "Shut up, bitch," he said over and over again.<p>Haniver runs Not in the Kitchen Anymore, "a website which documents and examines …

Sexual Harassment

How To: Make Incredible Chocolate Mousse in Five Minutes, with Only Two Ingredients

I'm not a huge dessert guy. I mean, I like sweets as much as anyone, but I don't crave them often, and would much rather waste the calories on salty, …

Dessert

Women are being bitchier than ever - where's the sisterhood gone?

Women have always judged each other – usually in private. But overt bitchiness seems to be on the rise as everything from weight to wardrobes is harshly judged. Are we all Mean Girls now?<p>A few years ago I dropped my oldest friend. There had been decades of taking on the chin routine observations …

Durham University

Will Smith Gets ‘Jiggy Wit It’ on ‘Letterman’

Will Smith may be plotting a music comeback, especially if rumors that he’s been in the studio with Kanye West are to be believed, but for now the …

Physics Teacher Develops Unit about Racism, White Privilege, Social Justice

A high school physics teacher is encouraging other teachers to use a unit he has prepared for his students about institutional racism, privilege, and …

British finalist in $1m world's best teacher competition

Biology teacher Richard Spencer, of Middlesbrough College, Teesside, is in the final 10 for Nobel Prize-style award<p>A British science teacher is among the final 10 candidates for a million-dollar Nobel Prize-style award for teaching.<p>Richard Spencer, of Middlesbrough College, Teesside, is in line to …

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Isn't Giving Up Her Fight for Women's Rights

For much of the last half-century, Ruth Bader Ginsburg led the drive for women’s rights. These days, she spends lots of time on defense.<p>In disputes …