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Awesome Room Divider Ideas, Even If You Have a Small Space

Open space living in lofts, studios or homes with high ceilings and few walls are very popular. The open architectural look may be gorgeous, but not …

Impressive 500-square-foot apartment has everything you need

It’s located in the heart of Kiev<p>It’s always fun to take a peek at how the rest of the world does compact apartments. The latest example comes out of Kiev, Ukraine, designed by local firm Martin Architects.<p>Measuring 45 square meters, or about 484 square feet, the one-bedroom appears to be a …

17 small kitchens to inspire you!

A smart interior design with well equipped spaces can easily overcome the inconveniences due to lower dimensions of a home and fill up the interiors …

Participation Points: Making Student Engagement Visible

As I contemplate my syllabi for a new semester, I possess renewed hope for students eager to discuss <i>anything</i> at 8 a.m., yet I have taught long enough …

Teaching

Learning styles and their place in the classroom

It is good that neuroscientists are taking seriously their responsibility to improve education (No evidence to back idea of learning styles, Letters, 13 March). However, debunking can oversimplify matters.<p>My favourite example showing that learning styles do exist, but that focusing on them does not …

Education

Teachers must ditch 'neuromyth' of learning styles, say scientists

Eminent academics from worlds of neuroscience, education and psychology voice concerns over popularity of method<p>Teaching children according to their individual “learning style” does not achieve better results and should be ditched by schools in favour of evidence-based practice, according to …

Learning

Staggered Family Home With Custom Furnishings

This lovely family home is set in Madrid, Spain and was designed by the architects at Egue y Seta in 2015. The residence is not particularly large, …

A sad little patio that became a heavenly terrace!

If you have a patio in your garden that is less fab and more drab, we just know that this incredible transformation is going to inspire you to take …

15 Ways to DIY Creative Corner Shelves

Lots of homes have that one strange corner. The corner that’s too small for a chair or dresser but awkward if left empty. If you had a corner of your …

Steampunk Interior Transforms Bar Into Mythical Underwater Lair

Inspired by Nordic folklore, Romanian design firm The 6th Sense Interiors, released the Kraken in their latest project. Bringing their typical steampunk sensibility, designers Alexandru Tohotan and Zoltan Zelenyak have created unbelievable atmosphere in <i>The Abyss Pub</i>, located in Italy. Taking cues …

Steampunk

Steampunk Softens The Look Of Industrial Style Decor

Steampunk style — it’s a little something old and something new, mixed with some goth and a touch of Victoriana. Softer and a bit funkier than the …

One day // an open air bedroom. Does this count as camping? #atlasandmason // 📷:@myexterior

Before & After: Smart Choices for a Small Kitchen

One of the biggest challenges of living in a tiny apartment is the tiny kitchen. After purchasing her studio apartment in Brooklyn, Kelly was …

Small Spaces

Make Captain America's Suit & Shield - DIY Costume Squad

OneNote helps educator organize special education | On MSFT

Once again, Microsoft’s OneNote’s elite catch-all note taking software has added in another educational endeavor. Rachel Pinter, special education …

Education Technology

Privacy Planter

By Jamison RantzWe recently built a deck for my brother and sister-in-law, and now that the deck was up it was time to get started on some outdoor …

Woodworking

Articles about one familys backyard becomes their own tiny retreat on Dwell.com - Dwell

In coastal Massachusetts, a resourceful couple and their equally enterprising children use reclaimed materials to create a...<p>A 196-square-foot house born of architectural know-how, an enterprising spirit, and just over $11,000 has become an inspiration...<p>When architect Greg Torchio first began …

Napa Valley

Learning Tools are a game changer for my special education students

<i>Today’s post was written by Lauren Pittman, special education teacher at Holly Springs Elementary School in Georgia.</i>As an educator, you see a lot of …

Education Technology

Three Sides of a Three-Sided Coin: Early Intervention (Part 2)

<i>This is the second guest post in a series on Response to Intervention (RTI) by Dr. Chris Weber, a Senior Fellow and Thought Leader on the topic with</i> …

20 Brilliant Ideas to Decorate a Small Space

Decorating a small home poses some unique challenges that you wouldn’t face in big spaces. That you means you can’t do certain things, but it also …

12 Rules of Thumb for the Perfect Home Decor

What makes the perfect home decor? It’s a very subjective matter and what looks perfect for one person may be appalling for another. But we all can …

Special education teachers should be prepared in 'scaffolded' approach, professor says

People might not think of special education teachers and surgeons as having much in common, but the way they learn their crafts could, and perhaps …

Japanese military cosplay convention is almost too real【Pics】

Japanese enthusiasts show us that military cosplay is serious business.<p>The <b>military otaku</b> is a subgenre of otaku that can be spotted en masse in …

L.A. County report on special education sees 'crisis'

Some students with disabilities in Los Angeles County are getting shortchanged by the bureaucracy that is supposed to ensure they receive a good education, according to a consultant’s report discussed on Tuesday.<p>Los Angeles County’s Office of Education’s Division of Special Education “has reached a …

How a collaborative mindset helps teachers reach all learners

Special ed and general ed teachers work together at one district to improve outcomes for everyoneThe implementation of the Common Core State …

Pedagogy

Special education tactics aide Common Core success

Universal Design for Learning (UDL) addresses students’ individual learning needs to reach standardsAlison DeNiscoDistrict Administration, June 2015A …

Special Education

Exploring a New Business Model for Autism

April 2nd, 2015 was designated "World Autism Awareness Day," celebrated with ribbons, fundraisers, and blue lights displayed in cities around the world. However, for parents of children with autism, everyday is "Autism Awareness Day."<p>As the proud father of a wonderful 10-year-old boy with autism, …

Autism

The Most Design-Forward Sofa at IKEA (We've Been Spotting It Everywhere)

Clean lines keep it chic, and deep seats and comfy cushions make it a really livable sofa for real people's real homes. Oh, and the affordable price …

Sofa

4 Easy Things To Do To Help Your child With Dyslexia

Hasbro and Marvel Are Now Making Beautifully Detailed But Affordable Role Play Accessories

If you’re a stickler for details and accuracy, don’t assume that making your own cosplay props and costumes is cheaper than buying a replica. Often …