Darla Ures

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Secret Teacher: my students know all about exams but little of the wider world

Do I need a passport to get to Liverpool? What’s a postcard? Is Cornwall real? These are all questions I’ve been asked by (often bright) GCSE students that wouldn’t be out of place in a “10 hilarious questions asked by kids” listicle. For me, though, they reveal pupils’ lack of exposure to …

Teaching

Shia LaBeouf Is Ready To Talk About It

The actor sets out to save his career—and his soul.<p>Shia LaBeouf is nervous about this story—“I have so much fear about this thing,” he confesses to me when we first meet—and it drives him to do what he’s always done when faced with something he cannot fully control: Prepare. Obsessively. For the …

Lady Bird Is a Sensational Paean to Teenage Life

Greta Gerwig’s witty and moving new film features a wonderful lead performance from Saoirse Ronan.<p>Christine McPherson (Saoirse Ronan) is someone cursed with that familiar, often painful, gift of youth—absolute certainty. She feels everything strongly, expresses her opinions loudly, and both wounds …

3 WAYS TO RAISE YOUR KIDS EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE

Shares 45.7K<p><b>Emotional regulation is not something we are born with.</b> <b>Toddlers have no emotional regulation skills. Their emotions can swing like a</b> …

What You Pawn I Will Redeem

NOON<p>One day you have a home and the next you don’t, but I’m not going to tell you my particular reasons for being homeless, because it’s my secret story, and Indians have to work hard to keep secrets from hungry white folks.<p>I’m a Spokane Indian boy, an Interior Salish, and my people have lived …

10 Books by Indigenous Authors You Should Read

Thanksgiving—a holiday that requires some “collective cultural and political amnesia” about the violence that white people inflicted on indigenous …

Tom Petty Was Classic Rock in Real Time

There are universal reasons to revere Tom Petty, and there are deeply personal reasons to revere Tom Petty. Forgive me, in the wake of news of …

What Writers Can Learn From Goodnight Moon

The Little Fires Everywhere novelist Celeste Ng explains how the surprising structure of the classic children’s book informs her work.<p><b>By Heart is a series in which authors share and discuss their all-time favorite passages in literature. See entries from Colum McCann, George Saunders, Emma</b> …

Books

14 Children's Books that Promote a Growth Mindset

Shares 54K<p><i>Help reinforce a growth mindset in your kids with these fourteen children’s books.</i><p>If you have kids in school, read parenting articles, or …

15 books Malcolm Gladwell thinks everyone should read

A 2015 New York Times article poked fun at how often he blurbs books and recommends them on social media.<p>The bestselling author has published multiple books and articles exploring human behavior from all angles; he also recently launched a hit podcast.<p>We dug through years of his tweets, book …

Martin Scorsese, Leonardo DiCaprio & Robert De Niro Eyeing ‘Killers Of The Flower Moon’ From Eric Roth Adaptation

<b>EXCLUSIVE:</b> The book was snatched last year after a bidding war for $5 million by Imperative Entertainment and now the Eric Roth feature film …