Jackie Dowdy

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Record Supermoon and 9 More Can't-Miss Sky Events in November

Starstruck<p>Get ready to see lunar pairings, meteor showers, and more this month.<p>The coming month brings the roaring lion of meteor displays, dazzling planets, and plenty more reasons to look up at the night sky. You’ll even have the chance to catch the most impressive supermoon in nearly seven …

9 Places To Visit Before They Disappear Forever

Our planet is filled with jaw-dropping sights and incredible creatures, but human intervention threatens to wipe out some of its most magnificent …

The Best Web 2.0 Applications For Education In 2016 – So Far

As regular readers know, it’s time for me to begin posting my mid-year “The Best….” lists. There are nearly 1,600 regularly updated lists now. You …

Education Technology

Dads, These Ingenious Parenting Hacks Will Rock Your World

From how to open plastic toy packaging to how to "push" kids on the swings remotely, these dad hacks from the moms of What's Up Moms are #genius.<p>Calling all you ponytail-making-challenged fathers out there! Just in time for Father's Day, popular YouTube channel WhatsUpMoms has put together a new …

Teacher makes class fun by drawing beautiful pictures on the whiteboard each day

<b>How much effort did your teacher go to to keep you happily focused in class?</b><p>One high school teacher has upped the teaching game after he shared a …

Baking soda to unblock drains, mouthwash to disinfect washing machines and a SOCK mop: Bizarre cleaning hacks that will change your life

The cost of cleaning products can really add up there is a whole host of natural solutions which will make sure your home is spotless.<p>From using …

Cleaning

<em>Outside</em> Presents Gear of the Year for Summer 2016

With the warm summer months now upon us it is time for everyone to head outside and hit the trail, go camping, climbing, cycling, or take part in …

8 Books That Will Challenge You As a Teacher (and Learner) This Summer

Last year I wrote a post titled, 100 Books Every Teacher Should Read. I’ve since updated that post once, but wanted to write a separate piece about …

Pedagogy

Road trip! The best in every state

Nothing heralds the arrival of summer quite like taking a cross-country road trip. But if you’re relegated to just one state, there is plenty to see.<p>California’s Pacific Coast Highway offers a stunning juxtaposition of mountains and ocean, while Connecticut’s Route 169 takes you through …

30 Insanely Useful Camping Products You’ll Wish You’d Known About Sooner

Everything you need to make the great outdoors even greater.<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a small share of sales from the links on this page.</i><p><i>The comments for this post have been edited for length and clarity.</i>

25 Money-Saving DIY Backyard Projects…to transform your space!!

<i>First of all, Happy Memorial Day (for my U.S. friends)! I know this day tends to shift focus to friends, BBQs, and a day off from work (all things we</i> …

Pyramid Lower Body Workout

This lower body workout offers a great way to add intensity and fatigue the muscles of the glutes, hips and thighs with pyramid training. In this …

40 Of The Best Learning Apps For Elementary Students

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Apps

How to Get a Slimmer Waist | Goop

In the first installment of our series with structural integrative specialist, Lauren Roxburgh, we talked about what fascia is—and how you can …

OUT OF RANGE

Want to really get out of town this summer? Head to a place devoid of cell coverage – but full of adventure<p>On a recent trip to Ireland, I found myself driving through the wilds of Wicklow Mountains National Park. Even though I was only an hour south of Dublin, it felt like being transported to …

21 Movies From The '80s You Need To Show Your Kids

These are treasures everybody should have on their must-see list.

17 Cheap Ways to Make Your Garden Look Great

From DIY planters to tuna can lanterns.<p>It’s spring, and you’ve had enough of being cooped up indoors. Outdoor living is experiencing a boom, with …

Nature and Wildlife Photography Tip: Using Natural Light

At first, using natural light for nature and wildlife photography seems like an obvious topic. After all, the sun is often the only lighting you have …

Landscape Photography

29 Clever Kitchen Cleaning Tips Every Clean Freak Needs To Know

Get your yellow rubber gloves ready.

Your Dream Vacation for $1,000 or Less: A Beach Getaway

<i>What’s your dream vacation?</i> Glamour <i>asked 1,000 women that question—and then had 13 top travel bloggers plan your most-wanted trips, all for under $1,000! This week, we present everything you need to know about planning your best getaway ever. Next up: Tulum, Mexico</i><p>The beach is your number-one go-to …

Beaches

5 Ways To Teach Good Money Habits To Your Kids

Childhood obesity is a menace! And right now, it’s so bad that one out of every five American children is considered clinically obese as early on as …

Wikispaces

It’s time to say Farewell…<p>The page you are looking for is no longer available.<p>As stated in our communication in January 2018 and subsequent site …

5 Innovative Ways To Create Positive Classroom Culture

Here are five different things that I’ve done in my own classroom that’s helped build a positive culture in both my 5th grade classroom and middle …

Common Lawn Weeds - How to Handle Them - Quiet Corner

There are many common lawn weeds that you may know by their appearance yet not by name. But in such cases, do you truly “know” them? Perhaps not well …

Gardening

How to create digital learning portfolios in the classroom

It’s hard to talk about “Digital Learning Portfolios” without really knowing what they are. At the Dreamyard Project, a collaboration between the …

Join Me This Summer for Hands-on Professional Development

The highlight of my last three summers has been hosting the Practical Ed Tech Summer Camp. This summer I’m hosting two of these events. Discounted …

Education Technology

How teachers are using technology to change the classroom

Sponsor Content produced by<p>Just as constant internet connectivity has become part of our everyday lives, education has taken steps to connect …