David Crimi

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Does music give you goosebumps? Your brain could be wired differently, study suggests

This small piece of research provides interesting insight into how we experience emotion<p>We all love listening to our favourite songs, but is there a …

10 Things Parents Who Want to Raise Successful Kids Say Every Day

No matter what they hope to achieve, here are powerful ways to instill a real foundation for success.<p>We all want our kids to be happy and fulfilled. We all want our kids to be successful, in whatever pursuit they choose.<p>But while the destination may be different, the actual path to success is very …

The Writing Process Isn't Linear. Let's Stop Telling Students That It Is.

If you conduct an online image search for “writing process,” you’ll find many charts that lay out the steps—brainstorming, drafting, revising, …

Creative Writing

Turmeric Latte (Vegan, Refined Sugar Free, Great for Anxiety, Insomnia & Inflammation)

Turmeric Latte (Vegan, Refined Sugar Free, Great for Anxiety, Insomnia & Inflammation)<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup milk of choice (I especially love almond and …

23 Surprising Weight-Loss Tips That Are Actually Doable

RIP elimination diets, quick fixes, and detoxes.

My Kids Cried It Out, And Now They Are The Best Sleepers Ever, So I Have No Regrets

I know that crying-it-out is a hot-button topic for a lot of people. I mean, you can’t exactly go on the internet without knowing that people have …

Help your kid graduate college debt-free

Today, most parents are saving money for their children's college education – 72% of them, according to a study by Fidelity Investments. But some 68% of students still graduate school with student loan debt, at an average of $30,000. Here are three ways you can elevate your savings strategy to help …

Forget charter schools and vouchers — here are five business ideas school reformers should adopt

Donald Trump never tires of reminding us that he is a businessman, and in Betsy DeVos, he has nominated a secretary of Education who endorses a business model for improving elementary and secondary schooling. The problem is, it's the wrong model.<p>DeVos' prescriptions include for-profit school …

Education

The Ticking Clock of Teacher Burnout

On average, American educators spend more hours with students than their international counterparts—and that may not be a good thing.<p><i>What if I only taught part-time?</i><p>That was my favorite daydream question as an elementary-school teacher in Massachusetts. Just to be clear, I wasn’t exactly looking to …

Teaching

5 Personal Finance Tips to Teach Your Kids While They're Young

The money habits children develop when they're young can shape their financial future. That's why it's important to set them on the right path early on. Here are a few key financial tips to start with.<p>Image source: Getty Images.<p>Money in your pocket today is worth more than the same amount you might …

The Back-to-School Book List for the Educated Teacher and Parent

Students, teachers, and parents are getting back into the swing of school routines, and this reminds us once again that learning never stops -- even after our formal years of schooling. One of the best ways to explore our own curiosities, learn something new, and understand and connect with others …

Why Are We Still Teaching Kids Cursive?

It's pretty, but only if you practice all the time...which no one does.<p><i>Why Is This Still a Thing</i> <i>is a column exploring the anachronistic, seemingly-outdated technology that surrounds us. New columns appear every Friday.</i><p>If you've recently seen a teen text or even a toddler wield a smartphone, it's …

3 Skills That All Emotionally Intelligent People Master

There are very many benefits to EI.<p><i>How can we improve our emotional intelligence, and what are the benefits? originally appeared on Quora--the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Chade-Meng Tan, co-chair of a Nobel Peace</b> …

When Kids Lead Their Parent-Teacher Conferences

How a New Hampshire school gives its students more responsibility—and freedom—to shape their academic lives<p>PITTSFIELD, N.H.—Pushing up the cuffs of his plaid shirt and adjusting his glasses, the ninth-grader Colton Gaudette looks across the small classroom conference table.<p>“Welcome to my …

Teaching

28 Pictures That Will Make Teachers Laugh Harder Than They Should

They'll never know.

Everything You Need to Know about Fatherhood in 9 Rodney Dangerfield Quotes

I tell ya.<p>Rodney Dangerfield always said that he got no respect, but he managed to raise 2 kids who were still teenagers when their mother died—he even opened his own comedy club so he could be home during the day with them. And beyond a legacy that includes some of the best one-liners in movie …