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Pan-Seared Ribeye with Miso Butter

Every once in a while, I crave a juicy steak with a perfectly browned crust. Until recently, this craving was only satisfied during celebrations at …

Cooking

The key to fixing inequality in education? Teach kids to be curious

When people talk about the educational challenges faced by low-income kids, they often focus on how environmental disadvantages like hunger, neighborhood violence, and lack of parental support impact school performance. But there’s a lot schools can do to help close the achievement gap between poor …

Achievement Gap

This DIY Garlic Sauce Is Way Better Than Papa John's

Papa John does not make good pizza, but he does make an addictive garlic dipping sauce. In fact, some (Virginia and myself) would say it is the only …

Seafood

25 Coleslaw Recipes You Need for Your Next Backyard Barbecue

Slaw has come a long way as a side dish. The former mayonnaise-based favorite now boasts lighter ingredients with hearty greens, crunchy vegetables …

Cooking

Teaching pupils how they learn boosts progress by seven months

Getting pupils to think more about how they learn can boost their academic progress by seven months, according to new guidance.<p>The government-backed …

Pedagogy

25 Ways to use Google Forms in the Classroom (with examples!)

Google Forms is one of my favorite classroom tools. But here's the deal - most teachers aren't taking full advantage of what Google Forms has to …

Students are being prepared for jobs that no longer exist. Here's how that could change.

<i>Editor’s note: This article is the first in a series entitled Map to the Middle Class, which is being jointly published by NBCNews.com and The Hechinger Report, a nonprofit, independent news organization focused on inequality and innovation in education. The series will examine how schools can</i> …

Education

107 free online courses from the best colleges in the US — including Princeton, Harvard, and Yale

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Coursera was founded by two professors at Stanford University. Shutterstock/MintImages<p>Every year, US News & Reports releases its ranking …

College & University

Nooooo, Not Padlet!

Yesterday, Padlet announced what every educator fears the most…limitations on the free version of their product. Now, users can only make up to 3 …

Why 'juuling' has become a nightmare for school administrators

The students wait eagerly for their teachers to turn their backs.<p>That’s their cue to reach quietly for a small, sleek device they can easily conceal in their palms. It resembles a flash drive, but instead of computer files, this device stores nicotine.<p>They take a hit, sucking on the device as they …

Public Health

Elementary school teachers sometimes follow a class of students from year to year. New research suggests that’s a good idea.

When Kim Van Duzer, an elementary school teacher in Brooklyn, had a chance to follow her students from third to fourth grade the next school year, …

10 Reasons To Use Inquiry-Based Learning In Your Classroom

10 Reasons To Use Inquiry-Based Learning In Your Classroom by TeachThought Staff We’ve talked about how and when to use inquiry-based …

Lemon Cheesecake Mousse

When springtime hits, everything changes. The days get longer and the weather gets warmer. Spring showers bring on colorful blooms and lots of green, …

Pearson Set to Sell K-12 Curriculum Business, But Not Assessment

The global education company plans to abandon its K-12 curriculum business in the U.S., while continuing investments in assessments and virtual …

Education

You Need These Philly Cheesesteak Sloppy Joes in Your Life

When you combine certain foods together they become extra special, like taco pizza or spaghetti and chili (which is still debatable if you're not …

A teacher set up a dictatorship to teach her students about 1984. The kids fought back.

And the rest of the week’s best writing on books and related subjects.<p>Welcome to the weekly Vox book link roundup, a curated collection of the internet’s best writing on books and related subjects. Here’s the best the web has to offer for the week of February 18, 2018.<p>Mariana Lin, the woman who …

Recipe: The shortbread cookie that broke the internet

If you have a pulse and an Instagram account, or engage with food media in any capacity, you’re probably already well-aware of the internet craze …

Dessert

All Student Hand-Outs From Our First Book On Teaching ELLs Are Available For Free Again!

All the student hand-outs from the first book Katie Hull and I wrote have been available for free download to everyone ever since the book was …

Guest Post: Guidelines For Teachers Observing Their Peers

<b>Editor’s Note: We have been doing class observations at our school, and I recently posted The Best Resources For Doing Classroom Observations. I</b> …

10 Conferences You Should Attend If You Are An Education Entrepreneur In 2018

Every year, thousands of educators, innovators, and education entrepreneurs gather around the globe for various meetings, summits, and conferences. Throughout my career as an educator, I’ve been to many education and technology conferences.<p>This year, I’m starting a new series highlighting the …

Education Technology

Easy White Wine Coq au Vin Recipe - PureWow | National - PureWow

Directions<p>1. Season the chicken with salt and pepper. In a large skillet, melt the butter over medium heat. Add the chicken to the skillet and cook …

Trader Joe’s Just Released a Deep-Dish Chocolate-Chip Cookie and...That’s All

In our book, Trader Joe's can do no wrong. And neither can deep-dish foods, cookies or chocolate chips...which is why we're freaking out that our …

Archaeologists found thousands of hidden structures in the Guatemalan jungle — and it could re-write human history

Using state-of-the-art laser technology, archaeologists uncovered over 60,000 previously unknown Maya structures deep in the Guatemalan jungle, including foundations for houses, military fortifications, and elevated causeways.<p>Archaeologists could barely contain their excitement about the …

Archaeology

Chocolate Hummus Is Better Than Cookie Dough—Here’s How to Make it at Home

Not going to lie, when I first heard chocolate hummus was a new thing, I couldn't decide whether it was genius or downright weird. Now that I've made …

Dessert

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I'm Officially Serving Them With Everything

We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid variety to choose from. You can bake them, fry them, …

Country Lifestyle

Scientists Discover 215 Miles Of Underwater Subterranean Caverns In Mexico With 12,000-Year-Old Artifacts

The underwater cave system is the largest of its kind in the world and is full of artifacts from the once flourishing Maya civilization.<p>After 10 …

Archaeology

Slow-Simmered Beans

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 300°F with rack in middle.<p>Step 2<p>Bring 6 cups water to a boil in a Dutch oven or wide heavy pot with tightly …

Basic Homemade Ricotta Cheese Recipe

"I love ricotta cheese, and as an Italian, I use it pretty much for everything. Try this quick and easy recipe to make delicious homemade ricotta …

Watch the History of the World Unfold on an Animated Map: From 200,000 BCE to Today

"Where are you from?" a character at one point asks Babe, the hapless protagonist of the Firesign Theatre's classic comedy album <i>How Can You Be in Two</i> …

East Africa

A 7-Day Menu, Plus Recipes and a Shopping List For a Week of Eating Clean

It's time to gear up for the second week of our 2-Week Clean-Eating Plan. You're halfway through the plan and doing great! We bet you're feeling pretty good, too.<p>When it comes to cooking healthy, it pays to plan ahead. Do check out the menu for the week (we're really excited about the PB&J …