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50 Books Recommended by This Year's TED Speakers

TED is one of the world's premier cultural events, providing not just a chance for the thousand or so attendees to hear from some of the smartest people around, but also opening up this knowledge to millions of learners around the world through the event's wildly popular online videos.<p>But those …

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It's National Chocolate Chip Day, so here are 11 desserts that will make your mouth water

Today is National Chocolate Chip Day. Because some holidays are truly worth celebrating, here are 11 pictures of chocolate chip desserts that will …

Dessert

15 Irresistibly Tasty Slow-Cooker Recipes That Will Make Your Life Way Easier

80 Books Every Person Should Read

We invited eight female literary powerhouses, from Michiko Kakutani to Anna Holmes to Roxane Gay, to help us create an updated list of books everyone should read. Each participant made 10 picks. It's a new year, a new Esquire.com. We're looking forward to reading and we hope you are, too.<p>What can …

29 Healthy (Easy!) Slow Cooker Recipes to Help You Stay on Track

<b>Follow us on</b> <b>Pinterest</b> <b>for more healthy eating inspiration.</b><p><i>Additional reporting by</i> <i>Justina Huddleston</i>

5 amazing 2015 books to read right now — and what you should read after them - Vox

Your last-second gift guide is right here.<p>Recommending books can be a tricky endeavor. If someone comes away from <i>Wuthering Heights</i> flush with enjoyment and looking for more, do you suggest a gothic romance? A Brontë biography? Or do you hand her a walking guide to the moors? (Honestly, that walking …

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The best young adult books of 2015

<b>How many of our best YA books of the year did you read in 2015?</b><p><b>Reveiws by Martin Chilton (and Rebecca Hawkes, where stated). The list is in no particular order.</b><p>See also: <b>best YA books of 2016</b><p><b>1. THE ART OF BEING NORMAL BY LISA WILLIAMSON (DAVID FICKLING BOOKS)</b> <br>Lisa Williamson's debut YA novel The Art …

25 books every twentysomething should read

BEING IN YOUR twenties is brilliant, terrible, exhausting and exhilarating, all at the same time.<p>Here are 25 books that will offer guidance, …

Pity for the psychopath: Ruth Rendell's Dark Corners

When Ruth Rendell died in May, it was announced she had completed a final novel before her last illness. Dark Corners has no dedication nor epigraph, but the publishers have prefaced the book with an extract from an interview Rendell gave to The Sunday Telegraph in 2005."I think to be driven to …

The Best Children's Picture Books Autumn 2015

We're in a golden age for children's books: this autumn sees such a wealth of brilliant titles that I've had to separate fiction from non-fiction …

Didn't Sleep Much Last Night? 10 Ways to Function Today.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This article originally published September 9, 2015.</i><p>Need to get a better night's sleep so you can work harder tomorrow? It will happen to you at some point: The kids kept you up all night. You toss and turn until 4 a.m. because you’re …

Amazon's 100 Books to Read in a Lifetime - How many have you read?

1<p>1984 (George Orwell)<p>2<p>A Brief History of Time<p>3<p>A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius<p>4<p>A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier<p>5<p>A Series of …

America's Teachers Are the O.G. DIYers

My mom is a retired teacher and she worked in a terribly underfunded inner-city school. So, I'm no stranger to the bulletin-board struggle and the <i>extra</i>-resourcefulness of teachers when it comes to getting classrooms ready for fall. Naturally, this inspired the creation of the DIY for Teachers …

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Gluten Free Snacks for Back to School

I would shop online for my groceries if I could. However, there are some things I just can’t buy online! Fresh fruits and vegetables are offered in …

16 Incredible Books You Definitely Shouldn't Miss This Summer

Here are the books you'll want to have read come fall.

Books

3 Excellent iPad Apps for Vocabulary Learning

August 4, 2015<br>The advance of web 2.0 tools and mobile technology has made language learning a much easier and enjoyable endeavour for students. There …

Language Learning

13 Books From 2015 That You Should Read ASAP

Fiction, memoir and books that blur the lines between both.<p>Before the welcome downpour of anticipated fall books rolls in (a new Jonathan Franzen novel? The conclusion to Elena Ferrante's tear-jerking series? We'll be spending the latter half of 2015 huddled up inside, thankyouverymuch), we …

25 Insanely Clever Schoolteacher Hacks

Brilliant tips and tricks to help teachers of any grade save time, money, and patience.

Teaching

Why Language Learning is Important!

<b>Learn more languages here.</b><p><b>Celebrate Languages</b><b><br>presents...</b> <b>Why Language<br>Learning is Important!</b><p><b>INFOGRAPHICS. . .</b><p><b>Language & the Brain</b><p><b>Languages</b><p><b>Why it Pays</b> …

Indoor S'mores: 7 Riffs on the Campfire Classic

Matt Armendariz, 2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved<p>S’MAUROS: SKILLET S’MORES Jeff Mauro The Kitchen/Fresh New Food Ideas …

Language Learning, Scaffolding, and the Zone of Proximal Development

Not so long ago, on a bright Sunday afternoon, I was browsing the website of one of the United States’ leading public policy organizations, Brookings …

The 10 books teachers want your child to read

When it comes to what teachers think schoolchildren should read, the classics continue to dominate the reading list for primary school children.<p>Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory tops a list of must-read novels, selected by 500 teachers for the National Association for the Teaching of …

10 Great Questions Teachers Ask During Job Interviews - Brilliant or Insane

Summer is interview season for educators. New positions open as teachers shift grade levels or retire and new graduates enter the field eager to find …

How to teach ... creative writing

Summer is the perfect time of year for a spot of creative writing. Inspire young imaginations to put pen to paper with our lesson plans and ideas<p>From birds chirping aloft the trees to sapphire blue lakes sparkling in the sun, the sights and sounds of summer make it the perfect time of year for a …