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14 best American whiskies

The vastness of America, both in terms of geography and its taste for whiskey, means that there is a great, diverse array of spirits available. So, …

Classic Books to Reread This Summer

Sometimes it's best to revisit the old and faithful.<p>Now that summer reading season is upon us, student book list titles are again filling up bookshop …

Skewer This: 16 Kickass Kebabs for Your Cookout

I love putting kebabs on the menu when I'm planning a cookout—they're infinitely variable, easy to prep ahead of time, quick to cook, and pre-portioned for easy serving. We've got plenty of recipes to make sure all your guests are happy, from Thai- and Balinese-style chicken satay to pork kebabs …

The feedback continuum: why reducing feedback helps students learn

The effects of feedback are more complex than we often realise. While expertise and mastery is unlikely to develop without feedback it’s certainly …

Pedagogy

Why feedback fails

Feedback is one of the few things in education that pretty much every agrees is important and worthwhile. The need for feedback is obvious: if you …

Pedagogy

This 30-Day Fitness Challenge Will Make You Feel Like A Badass

Exercise four times per week, feel amazing, become a total boss.<p>View this post on Facebook

Almond Flour Bread That Beats Regular Bread Any Day

If you’ve been looking to cut down on highly processed breads and starches, you'll love this recipe. On my new TV show <i>Elizabeth Eats</i> I teach you how …

Great Teachers are Learning-Activists not Learning-Pacifists

<i>I have recently began a new chapter in the PhD research project team: ILETC – Innovative Learning Environments and Teacher Change at Melbourne</i> …

Pedagogy

Want to Double Your Employee Loyalty? Science Says Provide These 3 Things

Engaged employees can increase your revenues and profits over 200 percent. Here are the three things businesses can do to drive devotion.<p>Humans make relationships harder than they need to be. At our very core, we crave only three things (after food, shelter, and good Wi-Fi service):<p>To feel safe. "I …

Gold Standard PBL: Student Voice & Choice | Blog | Project Based Learning

March 28, 2016<br>Gold Standard PBL: Student Voice & Choice<p>Like a lot of things about PBL, student voice and choice sounds simple on the surface but has …

Pedagogy

How A Good Teacher Becomes Great

<b>How A Good Teacher Becomes Great</b><p>by <b>Terry Heick</b><p>Good teachers are amazing–and rare.<p>The ignorance of the <i>Those who can’t, teach</i> mantra is …

5 ways to gauge student engagement: #edchat

Student engagement... a topic that is commonplace in schools and school districts around the world. The goal being that we want to have highly …

Pedagogy

16 Modern Realities Schools (and Parents) Need to Accept. Now.

It’s been interesting to watch over the last year or so a growing chorus of parents, authors, educators and even some policy makers begin to …

Schools offer lessons on accommodating transgender students

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — From locker rooms and sex education classes to dress codes and overnight field trips, many U.S. public schools already are balancing the civil rights of transgender students with any concerns that classmates, parents and community members might have.<p>The U.S. Department of …

The mystery of parenting teen girls is “Untangled” with author Lisa Damour

Finally, there’s some good news for puzzled parents of adolescent girls, and psychologist Lisa Damour is the bearer of that happy news. Damour’s new book, <i>Untangled: Guiding Teenage Girls Through The Seven Transitions Into Adulthood</i>, is the most down-to-earth, readable parenting book I’ve come …

Parenting

24 Healthy On-The-Go Breakfast Ideas

Portable eats FTW.

Breakfast

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Preheat the oven to 400°F. Rub beef all over with pepper and salt and place on a rack fitted into a roasting pan. Roast for 45 minutes.<p>Meanwhile, …

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In a bowl, combine mayonnaise, vinegar, honey, poppy seeds, salt and pepper. Refrigerate until ready to use. This can be prepared up to 2 days …

Assessing Work Study Practices in a Competency Education School

<b>Introduction</b> <br>Five years ago, when my high school first implemented its competency education model, we as a faculty reached consensus on our purpose …

21 Juicy Burger Recipes for Your July 4th Cookout

A great burger with a charred crust and a juicy, savory interior is a cornerstone of summer's best cookouts. It doesn't hurt that it's also one of those crowd-pleasing foods that's easy to make in bulk. Unfortunately, a lot of impromptu burgers wind up dry, flavorless, overcooked, and all-around …

8 Educational Websites to Help Students Gain Important Learning Skills

June 8, 2015<br>The platforms we curated for you today provide a myriad of useful resources to help students gain important skills. These resources …

57 Make-Ahead Breakfasts so You Can Sleep in and Eat Well All Week

We're all about the make-ahead breakfast, for those mornings that we just really don't have time.<p><b>As much as we'd love to</b>, we don't have time to make restaurant-ready breakfasts each and every morning for ourselves and our loved ones. That's why we have frittatas, porridges, puddings, bars, and so …

Breakfast

Are you a ‘Rebel’ or an ‘Obliger’? How knowing your “habit tendency” can help you change

Gretchen Rubin, author of the bestselling books, “The Happiness Project” and “Happier at Home,” calls herself a street scientist: she’s fascinated not just by human nature, but how we as humans can change. In her new book, “Better than Before: Mastering the Habits of Our Everyday Lives “ Rubin puts …

Happiness

35 Books You Need To Read In Your Twenties

From Cheryl Strayed's Wild to Amy Poehler's Yes Please, these are the books you need to get through your own roaring twenties. Inspired by this post.

Books

Why the modern world is bad for your brain

Our brains are busier than ever before. We’re assaulted with facts, pseudo facts, jibber-jabber, and rumour, all posing as information. Trying to figure out what you need to know and what you can ignore is exhausting. At the same time, we are all doing more. Thirty years ago, travel agents made our …

Productivity

A Simple 4-Step Approach To Adopting Better Habits

Forty percent or more of our daily activities are habits, according to a 2006 Duke study. Habits save the brain from work. They require far less brain processing power and utilize far less glucose (brain fuel). Habits exist to make the brain function more efficiently.<p>So habits are intended to be …