Jennifer Medeiros

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Roasted Butternut Squash and Sage Pierogi

Pierogi Dough<p>2 cup flour<br>• 0.5 tsp kosher or sea salt<br>• 0.25 cup extra virgin olive oil<br>• 1 large egg<br>• 0.75 cup sour cream<p>Filling & Finishing<p>fresh cracked black pepper, to taste<br>• kosher or sea salt, to taste<br>• 5 sage leaves, chopped<br>• extra-virgin olive oil, for brushing<br>• 1 medium butternut squash (about 3 pounds)<br>• 2 …

Extra-Virgin Olive Oil

The Disproportionate Stress Plaguing American Teachers

Unrealistic standards put educators on an anxiety-ridden trajectory.<p>Forty-six percent of U.S. teachers say they experience a lot of daily stress—that’s more than what the nation’s doctors report, and the topmost among other professional categories, level with nurses.<p>“High levels of stress,” said a …

25 Things Strong Leaders Tell Their Employees

A great way to step into your leadership power is to start saying things that you haven’t said before. The more aware you can be of your language, the more effective a leader you will be.<p>Too often new leaders are taught to concentrate on schedules, forecasts and milestones. They aren’t always …

Leadership

Study Finds Students Of All Races Prefer Teachers Of Color

"Do you speak English?"<p>When Hua-Yu Sebastian Cherng walked into his summer school classroom for the first time as a brand-new teacher, a student greeted him with this question. Nothing in his training had prepared him to address race and identity. But he was game, answering the student lightly, …

Education

7 Books to Read This October

In love with Shakespeare, what chefs ink, what writers think, and more...<p><b>This article originally appeared in the October 2016 issue of ELLE.</b><p>The Red Car by Marcy Dermansky<p>If you want to fall in love with a book almost at first sight (i.e., paragraph four)—"I had opted to leave [Haverford] before the …

Entertainment - MarketWatch.com

Travelers shouldn’t just leave money on the table if things go south.<p>9:07 a.m. Today9:07 a.m. March 30, 2018<p>The chief executive officer of the …

7 Things Steve Jobs Said That You Should Say Every Single Day | Inc.com

He came, he saw, he conquered...and he left behind some words to live by:<p><b>1. "Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower."</b><p>Ideas without action aren't ideas. They're regrets.<p>Every day, most people let hesitation and uncertainty stop them from acting on an idea. (Fear of the unknown and …

Self-improvement

How To Think, According To This Winner Of The Brain Prize

MIT's Ed Boyden on thinking, taking notes and rebooting your failures.<p><i>”Synthesize new ideas constantly. Never read passively. Annotate, model, think, and synthesize while you read, even when you’re reading what you conceive to be introductory stuff. That way, you will always aim towards</i> …

World Economic Forum

How Long It Took 30 Writers to Finish Their Famous Novels

Working on a novel and struggling with writer's block? Don't despair—the creative process is different for everyone. For some people, inspiration …

Writing

The long, steady decline of literary reading

The percentage of American adults who read literature — any novels, short stories, poetry or plays — fell to at least a three-decade low last year, according to a new report from the National Endowment for the Arts.<p>In 2015, 43 percent of adults read at least one work of literature in the previous …

Literature

How to Increase Your Creativity Using 5 Simple Words | Inc.com

It's simple. There are five three-letter words that creative people use more than anyone else. If you use these words (or derivatives of them) often in conversations, you must be a creative person. Use a voice recorder when you start a conversation. Record your phone conversations. Watch videos of …

Creativity

All Successful People Do This One Thing (and You Should Too)

In a world where everything is traveling at a rapid pace, anything that promises to enhance our productivity is welcomed with open arms. But while …

Seven Key Features of Critical Thinking | Synonym

Critical thinking uses reflective and reasonable thought processes.<p>Critical thinking is the ability to apply a clear, rational thought process using …

Critical Thinking

Listen here: 10 great podcasts for book lovers

As any reader will tell you, a good book doesn't end when you've flipped the last page. There's always more to learn, plots to discuss, themes to …

New Research Shows Why Focus On Teams, Not Just Leaders, Is Key To Business Performance

Deloitte just launched a study of people challenges in business, Deloitte Human Capital Trends 2016, and the results were striking. Among the 7,000+ companies who responded (in over 130 countries), the #1 issue on leaders minds is “how to redesign our organizational structure” to meet the demands …

Human Resources

3 Thoughts that Sabotage Your Success and How to Change Them

You're reading 3 Thoughts that Sabotage Your Success and How to Change Them, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. …

Motivation

smithers’ coming out episode is a tribute to ‘simpsons’ writer’s queer son

‘Eeeeexcellent!’<p>After 27 years of barely masking his crippling affection for his miserly millionaire boss, <i>The Simpsons</i>' Waylon Smithers is finally coming out. Writer Rob LaZebnik penned the season 27 episode -- which will air this Sunday night -- in support of his gay son, Johnny. "I am a …

TV

When Was the Last Time You Asked, “Why Are We Doing It This Way?”

During a time when many retailers are struggling, business is booming at Target. But it wasn’t too long ago that the discount retailer’s future didn’t glow so bright. When CEO Brian Cornell took the reins two years ago, he inherited a company that had been struggling for years, taking far too few …

The Best Resources For Teaching Shakespeare To English Language Learners

First off, I’ve got to say that I’ve never tried teaching Shakespeare to English Language Learners and, to tell the truth, I’m not sure I’m every …

Secret Teacher: I refuse to let the negativity in teaching bring me down

A few years ago, I did the unthinkable as a teacher. I cancelled my membership to the union and the education press.<p>I always tell my students “surround yourself with positive people; choose positive role models”. Yet there I was, signed up to organisations that every month would send me glossy …

Teaching