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Hank's West African Adventure

Hi All,<p>This place is like a vortex--it seems impossible to leave!<p>I have my bags all packed, and I am ready to go, but I am waiting for one of my …

5 Recipes Every 20-Something Should Know How to Cook

In your 20s, there’s a natural transition from dorm food to delivery and microwave fare. Unfortunately, that’s where some people stall, never making it out of the stage of pizza boxes and Chinese takeaway containers. But the step from ordering to home cooking shouldn’t be intimidating. Learning …

Kids' picture books celebrate black history

In honor of Black History Month, Eliot Schrefer recommends four picture books for young readers that celebrate the lives of black people across the globe.<p><b>Two Friends: Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass</b><p>Written by Dean Robbins, illustrated by Sean Qualls and Selina Alko<p>Orchard Books / …

Black History Month reading list: the best books this February

From rediscovered greats by Octavia Butler to the sixth novel from a prodigious talent, there’s a lot to get excited about this month<p>It’s hard to believe, but What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours is Helen Oyeyemi’s sixth book and she is still only 31. The collection features nine stories linked by the …

Books

Q&A: Raising Kids Who Want To Read

In his new book, <i>Raising Kids Who Read</i>, Daniel Willingham wants to be clear: There's a big difference between teaching kids to read and teaching them to love reading.<p>And Willingham, a parent himself, doesn't champion reading for the obvious reasons — not because research suggests that kids who read …

Secretary Duncan unveils plan to revamp No Child Left Behind

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Education Secretary Arne Duncan called for an overhaul of President George W. Bush's signature No Child Left Behind Act on Monday morning, setting up yet another potential fight between the White House and the new Republican-dominated Congress.<p>Duncan delivered his remarks in the …

How I quit my job to travel: The blogger

Liz Carlson traded a stable office job in the US for the uncertainty of full-time writing at the end of the world.<p>It was sunny and the trees had just started to sprout leaves the day I quit my job to travel. As a contract administrator for a shipping company, I’d spent 2012 working in a windowless …

The Education Trust

For the past few months, there have been teacher walkouts…<p>2.7 million — that is the approximate number of students…<p>Charisma Ricksy is a third-year …

Start the New Year Off Right: 7 Healthy, Fast Weeknight Dinners

<b>1. Blackened Tilapia</b><p>This is one of my favorite fish recipes, and it's super quick and easy. Mild tilapia fillets are dusted with a bold Cajun spice rub, then sautéed in olive oil until crisp and flavorful on the exterior and tender and flaky within. <b>GET THE RECIPE</b><p><b>2. White Chicken Chili</b><p>Made with …

Photographer Beth Moon Spent 14 Years Hunting for the World’s Most Ancient Trees

“Portraits of Time” is a series of photographs showing the oldest and most majestic trees on the face of the Earth. Photographer Beth Moon traveled …

Digital Age

ASCD EDge: A Professional Networking Community for Educators

Discontinuation Notice<p>The ASCD EDge® online community closed on July 1, 2018.<p>If you have arrived at this page through a link to one of these URLs, …

Teaching

Students, What's Great Teaching?

<i>Kelly Zunkiewicz is a</i> <i>2014 Fishman Prize</i> <i>winner and Pre-Calculus and AP Calculus teacher in Hillsborough County, Florida. Applications for this year’s</i> …

Teaching

The Captivating Beauty of Libraries Around the World

New York-based, French photographer Franck Bohbot documents the breathtaking beauty of libraries in his ongoing series <i>House of Books</i>. Traveling to cities like Paris, Rome, and Boston, the photographer creates a visual record of the bastions of knowledge and learning that have been the pillars of …

10 Expert Tips to Immediately Improve Your Photography

If you're a beginner photographer looking to step up your game, these tips are for you. What most amateurs don't know is that photography revolves …

Google's self-driving car takes a big step forward

Google said Monday that it has taken another big step forward in developing self-driving cars by building a fully functioning prototype of its own …

Islamic State: Yazidi women tell of sex-slavery trauma

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1133000/1133342_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1532080991_e42618128ed1945559d04cacd622b075<p><b>The Yazidi religious minority community in Iraq says 3,500 of its women and girls are still being held by the so-called Islamic State (IS), many being</b> …

Yazidis

Insane Makeup Turns Models Into 2-D Paintings Of Famous Artists

Facepainting isn’t just for kids anymore, and one talented Russian makeup artist is elevating it to an artform.<p>When we think of face painting, we usually think of clowns, county fairs and this turtle-loving zombie kid. We certainly tend not to respect it as an art: instead, it’s considered a …

Art

Why Saying Is Believing — The Science Of Self-Talk

From the self-affirmations of Stuart Smalley on <i>Saturday Night Live</i> to countless videos on YouTube, saying nice things to your reflection in the mirror is a self-help trope that's been around for decades, and seems most often aimed at women. The practice, we're told, can help us like ourselves and …