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Killing Workload: how schools can save 20 hours of teacher time per week, every week, starting tomorrow

<b>1. Introduce a departmental or whole school detention system</b><p><b>Context:</b> The process of issuing and administering a detention can be hellish. It might …

Teaching

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How Rejection Made Me a Serious Writer

Getting told no—by lovers, bosses, schools—is never fun, but sometimes you have to hit bottom before you realize that becoming who you want to be is …

Does reading fiction make you a better person?

By Sarah Kaplan<p>, Reporter<p>I have been a nerd my whole life. I was always "that kid," the one who read in a corner at recess and talked about Jo March and Ponyboy as though they were real people. I have a vivid memory of myself at 8 or 9, staying up far past my bedtime to read Katherine Paterson's …

Psychology

What you read matters more than you might think

A study published in the International Journal of Business Administration in May 2016, found that what students read in college directly affects the level of writing they achieve. In fact, researchers found that reading content and frequency may exert more significant impacts on students’ writing …

The Brain

Feminism Meets Fantasy In THE LAST UNICORN

<i>This article is inspired by the release of Pixar's</i> <b>Finding Dory</b><i>. You can buy</i> <i>tickets for the film here</i> <i>and purchase</i> <i>our special Pixar issue of</i></b> …

Want Your Kids to Grow Up Successful? Here's What You Need at Home

What's more important than how much money you make or where you live.<p>Parents are eager to do everything they possibly can to help their children be successful. If you want your kids to earn big salaries as adults, what should you buy them now? Piano lessons? Coding camp? Mandarin class?<p>None of the …

Microsoft launches a free trial of Minecraft: Education Edition for teachers to test over the summer

Following up on its promises from January, Microsoft today released a free trial of Minecraft Education Edition – the version of Minecraft meant for use in the classroom – to educators worldwide. This “early access” version of the program includes new features and updated classroom content and …

Marvel's Civil War Rivalries Spill Over Into the Real World In Funny Or Die's Hilarious Short

Civil War reenacting is a thing, but what about reenacting Marvel’s <i>Captain America: Civil War</i>? Funny or Die goes behind the scenes with an …

Author bell hooks critiques Beyoncé’s Lemonade

bell hooks is one of the leading voices on intersectional feminism. She’s written countless books on the overlap between race, capitalism and gender – and now, she’s written about Beyoncé’s <i>Lemonade</i>. In the essay, which is titled ‘Moving Beyond Pain’, hooks provides a critcal analysis of the …

Feminism

Marvel's Civil War in comics, explained | Polygon

The Road to Civil War<p>the Superhuman Registration Act is proposed as an expansion of the Mutant Registration Act<p>The SRA is tabled and barring a change in public opinion, it will keep being set aside until it's gone<p>Civil War<p>The "Stamford Incident" convinces many that superhumans need to be trained, …

Marvel Universe

The man who made Shakespeare famous

<i>Fifty years after his death Shakespeare was all but forgotten, his plays dated and derided. It took one actor, and one theatre, to bring him back from the dead</i><p>The 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death is nearly upon us, with a cavalcade of exhibitions, concerts, broadcasts and performances of …

The United States of Japan Shows What Happens When Ideology Crumbles

In Peter Tieryas’ novel <i>The United States of Japan</i>, the United States loses the Second World War to Japan, and finds itself split between the invading …