Dedra Thornton

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Say Buh-bye to the Bezel!

The moment phones couldn’t get any thinner, manufacturers started trying to stretch screen sizes as if they were infinity pools. The challenge, …

Beauty with a Reason

The appropriately named Blossom Speaker takes inspiration from a blossomed flower and adapts it into a geometric and simplified form. The primary …

Tabbed Widgets in Web Design: UI Examples & Free Plugins

You're reading Tabbed Widgets in Web Design: UI Examples & Free Plugins, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to …

A Highway Runs Right Through This Copenhagen Building

When the infrastructure is already there, build around it.<p>Most cities are built around cars. And if you can’t get rid of the cars, you have to build right through them.<p>That’s what architect Ellen van Loon of the Dutch studio Office for Metropolitan Architecture did for a new mixed-use building in …

Urban Design

This all-weather bicycle highway could fulfill the dreams of bike commuters everywhere

Architect Richard Moreta just unveiled the MINILOOP, an enclosed cycleway that could be a dream come true for bicycle commuters. Envisioned as the …

10 Things the Strongest Athletes in the Weight Room Have in Common

On every team—or in a weight room—there's always a group of athletes who are stronger than the pack. It might seem like these athletes were gifted …

Middle School

List of Colleges That Meet 100% of Financial Need

By onOctober 28, 2013 in Evaluating Schools, Financial aid, Money, Research<p>If your family will need to depend on financial aid to attend college, …

When God is in the Classroom

I’ve heard it said in various ways, “They have taken God out of the classroom.” I’ve even been asked, “How can you work in a public school when you …

How Was Your Summer?

A friend and fellow teacher posted this blog post on Facebook today. As I look at my calendar and ask “where did the summer go?” I am also wondering …

9 Exercises to Release Neck and Shoulder Pain

Neck and shoulder pain — now that’s a sure way to put a kink in your day.While knots…The post 9 Exercises to Release Neck and Shoulder Pain appeared …

A guide to leaving the UAE stress-free

<b>Moving out of the UAE</b><p>If you rent a home in Dubai and you’re leaving, there are a few things to do until you head to the airport for the last time as …

Real Estate

10 Things People Don’t Realize You’re Doing Because You’re An Alpha Personality

We usually know the term of an Alpha Male or Female, they are the ones who are strong, have many ambitions, high achievers, majestic yet intimidating …

Jodi Picoult’s New Novel Reviewed by Roxane Gay

<b>SMALL GREAT THINGS</b><br>By Jodi Picoult<br>470 pp. Ballantine Books. $28.99.<p>In a very earnest author’s note at the end of her latest novel, “Small Great Things,” Jodi Picoult says that she has long wanted to write about American racism. Picoult is savvy enough to make her position as “white and …

How to learn to read 3x faster and know all the things

So many books, so little time. It's the motto of every voracious reader; the kind who keep long lists of works they can’t wait to tackle; the kind …

My Trip To The Philippines, Part 2: The Power of Colorism And Colonial Mentality

Filipino Americans who were born and raised in the US learn a lot of mixed messages. Most of our parents teach us to be proud of our roots, but majority of us were never taught to speak a Pilipino language. We're often told our elders and recent immigrants that we're "not Filipino enough", while …

6 Hand Signals That Bring Learning to Life

Later, you're working in a group with your friends. Everyone else seems to have come to the same conclusion about a number pattern, but you've …

Michelle Obama opened up about the racism she endured as first lady. It's heartbreaking.

History will remember Michelle Obama as a bold, resilient, and glass-ceiling-shattering pioneer in the White House. But behind closed doors, Obama …

This antibiotic will ruin you.

WARNINGS antibiotic adverse reactions- please read……Mountains and Mustard SeedsHi there, we need to talk. My name is Amy Moser. I have almost written …

Don’t Forget To Check On Your Strong Friend

Sometimes I need someone to wipe my tears when I’m having relationship problems.<p>Last night I had the opportunity to attend an early screening of the new movie <i>Girls Trip</i>, which was unexpectedly phenomenal (way to go Will Packer Productions). It was like, <i>Sex and the City</i> meets <i>The Best Man</i> meets <i>The</i> …

Hundreds of new teachers arrive in Abu Dhabi for new academic year

Hundreds of new teachers have arrived in Abu Dhabi as part of their first steps in becoming the emirate's newest public school educators.<p>The …

6 things to do after a car accident in the UAE

Unfortunately, some of us may find ourselves involved in a car accident at some point during our time in the UAE. Understanding what to do if such a …

Here's where to sell your used stuff online in the UAE

Need to turn some of your personal items into cold cash and fast? Are they still in good condition?<p>Here's a list of where you can sell your used …

Here are three reasons why I take serious issue with the latest Dubai-bashing article...

Opinion: It’s not a new genre, and it doesn’t seem to be improving…<p>There’s a new Dubai-bashing article. You know, one of <i>those</i> pieces, <b>filled with</b> …

Meet the Mother and Two Daughters Who Own 13 McDonald’s Franchises

Patricia Williams and her daughters, Nicole Enearu and Kerri Harper-Howie, have built an empire of McDonald’s franchises in the Los Angeles, …

McDonald's

Registration • Six Seconds

The Practicing EQ eBook offers beautiful, simple techniques for making emotional intelligence a bigger part of your daily life.<p>The 20-page eBook …

The 11 Best Resume-Building Jobs to Grow Your Career

When it comes to boosting your resume, not all jobs are created equal. For some positions, the knowledge, experience, and skills you gain throughout …

9 Must-Do Tips to Find a Job ASAP

It’s often said that good things take time — but unfortunately, when it comes to the job search, you don’t always have that luxury. Whether you’re in …

Blog • Teacher Thrive

Place value is one of the foundations of math, so it makes sense that when our students don’t understand it at a conceptual level, they struggle when …

Menopause 90 Day Offer

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Diabetes