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Screw Roughing It, I’ll Have Another Bourbon: How Glamping Trumps Camping In Every Way

Almost as soon as the captain announces that we’ve begun our initial descent into Missoula, the light goes brown outside the windows and the cabin of our small commuter plane starts to smell vaguely like a campfire. At the beginning of the flight, the pilot had said something about the wildfires in …

Top Chef

Some Very Good Teacher-tested Tools for Your Professional Development

Manages evaluations and feedback between teachers and administrators.<p>Provides news articles and information to librarians online and in print.<p>Offers …

Education Technology

When Schools Overlook Introverts

As the focus on group work and collaboration increases, classrooms are neglecting the needs of students who work better in quiet settings.<p>When Susan Cain published <i>Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking</i> nearly four years ago, it was immediately met with acclaim. The book …

Teaching

The 30 best hotels in the world

Luxury comes at a price, but when you're staying at one of the best hotels in the world, that price is worth it.<p>We've created the ultimate list of the 30 best hotels in the world.<p>To create this list, we aggregated five notable hotel rankings made by elite travel publications and websites: Travel + …

Steve Jobs' widow just unveiled a massive plan to reinvent high school

The widow of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, Powell Jobs is now spearheading a major campaign to rethink high school.<p>It's called XQ: The Super School Project.<p>The initiative tasks educators, innovators, business leaders, and even students to come up with imaginative ways to redesign the high school …

5 reasons Finland's schools are better than America's

Finland is an innovative country when it comes to education, and its innovation yields results. It's consistently one of the highest performing developed countries on the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA), an important tool for measuring education systems worldwide.<p>While Finland's …

32 Books That Are Guaranteed To Give You Wanderlust

The perfect travel companions.<p><i>Thumbnail image credit: oriontrail / ThinkStock</i>

Modular Camping: Flexible Pod Tents Connect & Subdivide

[ By WebUrbanist in Boutique & Art Hotels & Travel. ]Looking as much like a kind of outer space habitat system as a campground compound, an assembled …

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Class Story- A New Excellent Platform for Teacher-Parent Communication

September 5, 2015<br>The popular educational platform ClassDojo released today a new interesting tool called ‘Class Story’ which enables teachers to …

Are You An Introvert? Here's How To Stay Balanced In An Extroverted World

I've only recently admitted that I'm an introvert. I spent the past 40 years pushing myself to be outgoing, chatty, and social in an attempt to fit …

The 30 best places to travel alone

In fact, there are many reasons to travel alone. Solo travel allows for more self-reflection, and chances are, you'll take in more of the culture.<p>We've put together a list of 30 places that are ideal for traveling alone, from an adventure in New Zealand to a relaxing getaway in Cinque Terre, …

This is what 365 days without a vacation does to your health

If you live in the US, the odds are high that you haven’t taken a vacation this year (or last year, for that matter).<p>Before enduring another year without an official getaway, either because of work commitments or an otherwise hectic routine, consider the following: A growing body of literature …

Mental Health

The Case for Philosophy in America's High Schools - Part 1

Adolescents are a skeptical lot. Anything and everything is fair game to them, and woe betide what is found wanting. Criticism comes easily to these professional skeptics. Irreverence is natural when one is taking the world's measure, cutting one's teeth, and finding oneself. However, American high …

19 travel destinations for 2016 — and what to read while you're there

It's never too soon to start planning your next trip.<p>It's always good to have something to look forward to, and taking one trip invariably leads us …

10 Mind-Blowing Travel Destinations for Adventure Junkies and Thrill Seekers

Senior Entrepreneurship Writer at CNBC<p>You have already been to Italy, maybe even twice. You’ve gone to Florida more times than you can count.<p>You live big, you work crazy hard and you take risks. You are ready for a vacation that matches your curiosity, your desire for newness, your sense of …

New York State

Tips for Saving Money at the Airport

The post Tips for Saving Money at the Airport appeared first on Club Thrifty.Dudes, airports are expensive. And, if you like to travel as much as we …

Top Secrets of Travel Writers

Traveling for a living is an elusive dream for many, but for travel writers and bloggers, regularly visiting the world's best destinations is just part of the job. Thanks to their occupations, these jetsetters know when and where to book flights, what to pack and how to get the ultimate local …

5 Exotic Beaches You Can Visit Without a U.S. Passport

(Photo: U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Tourism)<p>No passport? No problem! These world-class beaches in exotic locales don't require anything more complicated than a flight to get there and enjoy.<p><b>Playa Flamenco, Isla Culebra, Puerto Rico</b><p>(Photo: Chad Zuber / Shutterstock.com)<p>Hailed by many as the …

21 Free Things to Do in NYC

New York consistently ranks among the most expensive cities in the U.S., and while many of us who call the city home have become blasé about shelling out $10 for a coffee and a muffin, we realize that visitors may suffer from sticker shock. Fortunately, there are plenty of opportunities to take …

The Friendliest Cities in the World

While Reykjavík rounded out <i>Travel + Leisure's</i> 2016 list of the friendliest cities in the World, Iceland ranked third on the World Happiness Index …

The Most Romantic Restaurants in New York City

<i>by Gloria Dawson, Condé Nast Traveler</i><p>Courtesy Restaurant Marc Forgione<p>We've chosen some of our favorite New York City spots for the perfect weekend evening--or any other night you want to do something special.<p><b>1. Restaurant Marc Forgione</b> <i>(pictured above)</i><p>Marc Forgione's Tribeca restaurant exudes …

16 New Books to Read This September

September is all about fresh starts, and if you’re looking for life advice, this month’s book picks are full of it. Whether you want it with a dose of humor (Mindy Kaling), from someone who is living the dream (Elizabeth Gilbert) or from a fictional character who totally gets you, there’s at least …

Don't Leave Your Flight Without These In-Flight Essentials

When airline experts, who make a living being in flight for half of their year were asked, what the essentials that they can't live without, this is what they said: Six items were constantly mentioned by flight attendants, pilots, and frequent travel flyers. Simply, an informal poll shed light as …

The Italian Way To Identify Good Coffee

<i>Image by David Joyce via Flickr</i><p>Coffee to Italy is what wine is to France or what a good cup of tea is to England. It's a drink that's taken seriously and you'll find it almost anywhere in Italy, whether in a busy café or in your sweet and delicious tiramisu. Basically, the Italians know coffee and …

Meditation Keeps the Brain Young, Scientists Find

Summary of Harvard study that used MRI scans to show that meditation decreases aging-related changes in the brain.

How Colleges Judge Your High School Courseload

A young man visiting Drew University wanted to know what courses he should take his Junior year of high school. In fact, he was so curious that I received an email delineating his likely selections just a few hours later. His questions and follow-up show admirable curiosity, and he is not alone in …

8 Must-See Cities of Eastern Europe

Surprisingly modern, thrillingly packed with people, and budget-friendly as can be, Eastern Europe should be on your list this year. Not only will fall flights be cheaper, but the U.S. dollar is strong against many Eastern European currencies. Aside from all that, you can expect to see some …

23 BIG bucket list adventures

The rarest travel experiences. The toughest. The dearest. The ones that won’t be around for much longer. These are the real do-before-you-die …

Hiking