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One-Pot Bacon Mushroom Risotto

All of the taste, none of the mess.<p>Servings: 4–6<p>3 tablespoons olive oil<p>1 medium onion, sliced<p>5 strips of bacon, diced<p>8 ounces sliced wild mushrooms, such as porcini or shiitake<p>1½ cups arborio rice<p>½ cup dry white wine, such as sauvignon blanc<p>5 cups chicken broth<p>½ cup parmesan cheese, plus more for …

Meet the Etsy-Meets-IKEA Online Store I'm Obsessed With

Each time I've stopped in at Tictail, a home goods and clothing shop in NYC's Lower East Side, I've marveled at the curated selection of cute, quirky …

Here Are The Ten Downloadable Graphic Organizers I Use With ELL Beginners To Write A Story

We’ve spent the last two weeks in my English Language Learner Beginners class reading and learning about stories.<p>Last Friday, it was time for them to …

Salman Khan: These 3 Ideas Will Completely Change How Education Works | Inc.com

<i>How will education change in the next 10 years? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Salman Khan, Founder, Khan Academy, on Quora:</b><p><b>Mastery Learning</b><p>First, mastery learning will become …

Teaching Critical Thinking: A Metacognitive Approach

<b>William W. Wilen and John Arul Phillips</b> <br>A primary goal of social studies is to prepare students to make informed decisions on public and political …

Students are not hard-wired to learn in different ways – we need to stop using unproven, harmful methods

<i>In our series, Better Teachers, we’ll explore how to improve teacher education in Australia. We’ll look at what the evidence says on a range of</i> …

31 Books You Need To Bring To The Beach This Summer

BYO-sunscreen!

10 Things Every Teacher Should Be Able to Do on Google Classroom

For the past few years Google has provided educators with a killer blended learning platform that allows them to create, distribute, grade …

For English Language Teachers Around the World

Learn creative ways to add movement to your classroom, new ways to use music and songs, tips for supporting out-of-class reading—and much more.<p>This …

What Doesn’t Work: Literacy Practices We Should Abandon

Yesterday was _____.<br>Today is _____.<br>Tomorrow will be _____.<p>Does dressing a teddy bear for the weather each day make optimal use of instructional time? …

Here’s What My Theory Of Knowledge Students Will Be Doing For Their “Finals” – What Are You Doing?

Like most IB Theory of Knowledge classes, the primary factors leading to my students’ grades are their Oral Presentations and their TOK …

Do teachers care more about schoolwork than your kids do? Here’s how to fix the apathy problem.

Any discussion about the problems in American education — and what is to blame for these problems — will likely include one or all of the usual suspects: inadequate and unequal funding, a lack of resources, underpaid and overworked teachers, over-testing, poverty and heavy-handed legislation.<p>As a …

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Around The Web In ESL/EFL/ELL

© 2010 Enokson, Flickr | CC-BY | via Wylio<p>Three years ago I began this regular feature where I share a few posts and resources from around the Web …

Language Learning

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Who would have thought you could get rich designing colouring books for adults? They have been around since the Sixties, but the boom that began in 2012 shows no sign of stopping. In February, they made up five out of 10 books on Amazon’s bestseller list. Nor are colouring books the only sort you …

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Who am I?

“Who am I?” is a game that is sure to get your ESL students speaking and having fun. This simple activity is easily prepared and is always enjoyed by …

The Best Websites For English Language Learner Students In 2014 – Part Two

ClipDis a new web and smartphone app that lets you type in any sentence and then provides it to you in a short video with actors from popular movies …

Best Dinner Ideas: 20 Quick Recipes For Busy Nights

The best dinner ideas of fast, easy, delicious recipes for busy nights from around the world and Mom's kitchen to spice up your meals and save time.

What you get out of trendy fitness classes like Insanity and SoulCycle — and what you don’t

In this era of CrossFitters, SoulCyclists and yogis, as well as barre, Zumba and Insanity devotees, people often focus on one — and only one — fitness format.<p>So what exactly are you getting if you are doing only that one particular routine — say, yoga — and what are you missing out on?<p>We asked a …

The 8 Best Exercises for Lower Abs

Moves to tackle that lower-belly fat and build a strong core.<p>The term "lower abs" is actually a misnomer—your rectus abdominis muscle, or abdominal …

50 KitchenAid Recipes That Stand, Mix, and Deliver

Monkey bread, pretzels, easy cakes, and more ways to let the stand mixer do the work. Your arms deserve a break.<p>Did you order a KitchenAid stand mixer that’s perfectly color-coordinated with the rest of your appliances? That’s nice. (Same.) But now it’s time to get even more use out of it, with …

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Why Do Students Love (or Hate) to Read? This Teacher Asks Hers to Figure That Out for Themselves

Time and time again, research has shown that when students <i>own</i> their learning—when they are able to have a say in what and how they learn—the gains …

The 33 books every teacher should read

1. <i>How Children Succeed: grit, curiosity and the hidden power of character</i> by Paul Tough<p>Chosen by <b>Nicky Morgan, secretary of state for education and</b> …

You Need To Visit These 20 Websites If You Want To Learn New Skills

Are you still trying to think of a clever goal to work toward this year? How about challenging yourself to learn a new skill? Or even better, several!<p>…

Honey-Balsamic Chicken Recipe

"Short on ingredients, this marinated chicken bakes up tender and flavorful. It's good enough for company. Serve with rice and salad to complete the …

50 Cold-Weather Soup Recipes

Carrot Slaw Recipe - Chowhound

Ingredients (8)<p>2 pounds carrots, peeled and ends trimmed<br>• 5 tablespoons country-style Dijon mustard<br>• 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil<br>• 1/4 cup finely chopped …

101 Motivational Quotes to Start 2016 Off Right | Inc.com

Another year has passed. It's time to start over with a clean slate. Maybe 2015 didn't go the way you planned; you didn't follow through with your great ideas and your goals weren't met. Well it's a new year and a can be new you on January 1.<p>Or maybe 2015 was amazing and you need to keep the …

16 Books Educators Should Consider Reading in 2016

New books focusing on education come out every day. Some gain a wide audience while others don't have the machine behind them to help promote. Here …

100 Podcasts That Will Make You Smarter, Better, and Wiser | Inc.com

Podcasting is a great way to learn and be inspired. It's a new use of technology that hearkens back to the original social medium, storytelling.<p>If you have an interest in entrepreneurship, tech, leadership, business, creativity, or just learning and expanding your mind, here are 100 podcasts that …

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