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The concept of different “learning styles” is one of the greatest neuroscience myths

Are you a visual learner who writes notes in a rainbow of different colors, or do you have to read something aloud before it will sink it? Chances are, you’ve been asked a similar question at some point in your life, and believe the concept of different “learning styles” is perfectly valid. But, as …

Pedagogy

The Darkness of Night Is this Photographer’s Creative Solace

Capturing the dark majesty of Nordic and European landscapes, Øyestein Aspelund creates pitch-black magic.<p>Sacrificing human contact for the uncompromised beauty of nature comes with the territory for a photographer who prefers the majesty of night. Øystein Aspelund finds his creative groove …

14 Educators You Should Follow on Flipboard

<i>Educators have the power to change lives. More than mere teachers, the most influential instructors go beyond copying lesson plans and assigning homework; they inspire, guide, connect and support their pupils on multiple levels, developing innovative ways to enhance student learning and optimize</i> …

Teaching

Naxos: Consider this lush Greek Island for your vacation | CNN Travel

Travel

Lone woman defies neo-Nazi march: 'I was angry'

<b>(CNN) —</b> On Sunday activist Maria-Teresa "Tess" Asplund, 42, stood alone in confronting several hundred neo-Nazi marchers in Sweden, her fist firmly raised in protest.<p>Asplund's defiant act only lasted for a couple of seconds -- just enough for Swedish photographer David Lagerlöf to capture the image.<p>…

Justice

How art treasures reveal the story of the Celts

<b>A major exhibition at the National Museum of Scotland is seeking to unravel the complex story of the different groups who have been given the name Celts, through the extraordinary art objects they made and used.</b><p>Celts is a word with many meanings, constantly changing through time.<p>About 2,500 years …

The complete guide to reading—and even enjoying—classic literature

The classics. Literature’s Greatest Hits. You’ve been hearing about these supposedly elite, magnificent books for forever, yet you’ve never really picked one up and cracked open its cover. Or clicked, in this digital age. Still, it’s likely you’ve wanted to read a classic novel at least at some …

Literature

Halkidiki beyond the beaches: 10 alternative experiences in northern Greece

The shores of Greece elicit blissful sighs, even from suntan-averse travellers. Halkidiki – the three-pronged region in Greece’s north – is especially rich in sparkling sands. But it would be a crying shame to head straight for the sunlounger in a region that ripples with vineyards, groans with …

The Assassin: The martial arts movie with a difference

<b>It seems almost every famous Chinese-language film director will embark on a martial arts film at some point in their career. But Hou Hsiao-Hsien's Bafta-nominated The Assassin is certainly very different from Ang Lee's Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon or Zhang Yimou's Hero.</b><p>The Taiwanese director, …

Here are the 14 Netflix original movies coming out in 2016 and what you need to know about them

Other films set for a 2016 release include the Brad Pitt-starring "War Machine" and Ricky Gervais' "Special Correspondents."<p>Netflix also just acquired the rights to two films from the Sundance Film Festival: "The Fundamentals of Caring" and "Tallulah."<p>Only three films have official release dates, …

Entertainment

There Goes Your Social Life: Netflix Will Stream These 14 Original Movies in 2016

In case you need a palate cleanser after bingeing on Orange Is the New Black.<p>Netflix isn't just going all out with binge-able TV shows this year. The streaming service is also becoming a moviemaker of its own, creating or buying the rights to major movies this year. From indie dramas to …

Here Are The Canceled And Renewed TV Shows For 2016 - 2017

TV is coming.<p>So far, 2016 has proven that TV is our one true King in the North.<p>Even though many shows pull a <b>(spoilers!)</b> Jon Snow and come back to life, there are some that go the way of Ramsay Bolton by becoming dog chow getting canceled.<p>But don't fret, sweet summer child. Even with all these …

TV

Ten of the UK’s best burgers

From street stalls to steakhouses, we’re spoilt for choice when it comes to great burgers. We’ve rounded up ten of the best burgers in the UK, just …

French Fries

Top 16 cosy pubs in London

Crackling fires, seats you can sink into and plenty of comfort food - this is what a good cosy pub is all about.<p>There are lots of cosy pubs in London …

England

About Edinburgh

Scotland’s inspiring capital where centuries of history meet a world class city in an unforgettable setting<p>Edinburgh is Scotland’s inspiring capital where centuries of history meet a world class city in an unforgettable setting.<p>The city’s magnificent architecture shifts from the narrow closes of …

European Travel

Books To Read While You Wait For George R.R. Martin To Finish 'GoT'

There are other books in the sea.<p>George R.R. Martin recently ‘fessed up that the final installment of <i>Game of Thrones</i> won’t be done anytime soon -- or at least not quickly enough to please his ravenous fans, whose love for him has proven to have limits.<p>If you’re of the hungrier and hungrier …

Books

The Best Secret Streets Around the World

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Travel

Hook, line, and sinker: the best opening lines in children’s and young adult fiction

You only get one chance at a first impression, and never is this truer than with the opening lines of books. Ciara Murphy compiles some of her favourites, from The Catcher in the Rye to Twilight, and The Hobbit to Harry Potter<p>• What are yours? Email us at childrens.books@theguardian.com or get in …

Books

Interview: Stunning Shots Simultaneously Capture the World Above and Below a Glacier

Photographer Steve Mandel recently ventured to Antarctica where he captured breathtaking images of glaciers. His frosty shots are a unique twist on landscape photography—instead of presenting one view of the icebergs, the California-based creative shot a split view in a single frame. Half of the …

35 Books Everyone Should Read in Their Lifetime

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Ten Things Every Educator Should Say More Often

In a previous post, I shared eight things a successful educator should never say. Admittedly, that is a negative way to think about the impact of …

Pedagogy

‘If we want our students to have a rich and balanced education, teachers must become curriculum developers again’

<i>“Students are frustrated at being in an era of tick-box teaching… The only sense of worth is in the grades received... Learning only takes place if</i> …

The 25 greatest British novels

BBC Culture contributor Jane Ciabattari polled 82 book critics from outside the UK, to pick Britain’s best novels ever – this is what some had to say about the top choices.<p>What are the greatest British novels ever written? In search of a collective critical assessment, BBC Culture contributor Jane …

Literature

The Wake review – Paul Kingsnorth’s innovative, ‘shadow language’ novel

Writing in an invented language based on Old English, Paul Kingsnorth has pulled off a vivid portrayal of a chaotic England following the Norman invasion<p>Published through the crowd-funding publisher Unbound, Paul Kingsnorth’s extraordinary novel set in 11th-century England has been a huge success – …

Books

How Much Should Children Read? World Book Day Infographic

By Hannah Johnson<p>In honor of World Book Day — April 23, 2015 — the International Publishers Association has created an infographic on how reading …