Kristin O'Connor

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Dos and Don'ts of Running with Your Dog

<b>This piece originally appeared on Fix.com</b><p>I am the proud owner of Ellie, a 14-week-old golden mix rescue dog. She has a floppy ear (hence the name …

Lemon Cake From Scratch Recipe

"Super yummy, light lemon taste. A different thing to try is to put the cake mixture into large muffin tins to make a bunch of little cakes, you just …

How A Simple List Can Improve Behavior

This week I’d like to share with you a very simple strategy. It’s something you can do every day. It takes less than a minute. But it can improve any …

Teaching

Top TED Ed Lessons for Math Teachers

Top TED Ed Lessons for Math Teachers You can watch ALL the TED Ed Math Videos here 1- Can you solve "Einstein’s Riddle"? - Dan Van der Vieren Before …

Mathematics

We’re onto the phony education reformers: Charter school charlatans and faux reformers take it on the chin

After years of attacks on teachers and public education, Americans are catching up to the real story in our schools<p>2015 will forever be remembered as the year the political establishment was shaken by the populist-driven presidential candidacies of Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders. But it should …

Education

12 Free Outdoor Workouts That Don’t Suck

No matter how we feel about fitness and exercise, we *all* want to be in shape. Sure, I was captain of track and field in high school, but I also got my butt royally kicked in a SoulCycle class and recently cancelled my gym membership (#newyearnewme?). So in an attempt to *actually* keep my fitness …

The 21-Day MetaShred Fat-Loss System | Men's Health

THE 21-DAY METASHRED—my all-new body-shredding DVD plan—represents the culmination of every hard truth I’ve learned on the front lines of fat loss. It combines cutting-edge science with tried-and-true training advice to attack your flab with no mercy. One guy lost 25 pounds in 6 weeks!<p>I share five …

The Most Mouthwatering Skillet Recipes Ever

One skillet pan, 37 meals (and yes, dessert counts as a meal). <b>See the full list</b>.<p><b>Corn Bread Tamale Pie</b><p>Comfort food at its finest. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Eggs Baked In Tomatoes</b><p>A breakfast that's worth the trip from bed. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Skillet Fondue</b><p>Guys, here are 5 new ways to eat a pot of melty cheese. <b>Get the</b> …

25 brutal workout finishers for rapid fat loss and muscle-building

Full-body flush<p>The full body flush is the ultimate finisher to boost your metabolism and fully deplete each muscle at the end of any workout. The …

10 Excellent Apps for 1:1 iPad Classroom

“With Showbie, you can quickly and easily assign, collect and review student work on your iPad, then provide rich feedback to your students by adding …

Education Technology

13 Exercises That Are Better Than Burpees For Fat Loss

These moves are the ULTIMATE fat torchers for most people<p>Clearly, we’re believers in burpees here at <i>Men’s Health</i>. In fact, here are my favorite ways to do them: 25 Badass Burpees You Must See to Believe.<p>Burpees involve quickly moving from a standing position to a pushup position and back</b> …

Our real charter school nightmare: The new war on public schools and teachers

Our kids deserve strong schools and great teachers under local control. That’s what the charter fight is all about<p>Peter Cunningham, who previously served as Arne Duncan's assistant secretary for communications, is a very charming fellow. When he left the administration, he returned to Chicago. The …

5 Ways to Accelerate your Digital Curriculum

Brilliant or InsaneIf you have computers in your classroom, periodically use laptops or tablets or, better still, teach in a bring-your-own-device …

Education Technology

12 Halloween Candy Recipes That Are Better Than Store-Bought Versions

Be a Boss and Make Your Own Candy Corn<p>This Halloween, instead of stocking up on store-bought stuff, we're trying our hand at confectioning with these 12 recipes for homemade versions of our favorite sweet treats.<p><b>Candy Corn</b><p>Let's kick it off with a classic. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Reese's Peanut Butter Cups</b><p>Has …

The 3 Tips That Will Help You Burn More Fat during Your Workout

They’re so extremely simple that you’ll wish you had known about them years ago<p>It’s time for an important gut check. It’s easy, I promise. Just wrap a tape measure around your waist, halfway between your ribs and hips. Look at the number. Is it less than half your height in inches?<p>It should …

Math Teachers: Ask Google - Teacher Tech

Technology transforms what is possible. I have never learned the algorithm to calculate the square root (I turn 39 this week.) My friends who taught …

Everything You Need to Know to Make Gorgeous Cupcakes

<i>Cupcakes may not be trendy anymore—but they're still adorable.</i><p>Cupcakes may not be at the height of dessert trendiness anymore (read: now you have to wait in long lines for <i>other</i> treats), but they will always be beloved. They’re nostalgic, miniature, and can be made to suit any tastes and styles. <b>It’s</b> …

Dessert

6 Easy Office Treats That Will Blow Your Co-Workers Away

Yasmina Jacobs, who runs the bursting-with-ideas website Eat Make Celebrate, shares a few sweet and savory snacks that she says will impress anyone (even a finicky boss).<p><b>The Buttery, Flaky, "You Made This?!" Pastry</b><p>Homemade croissants don't require any special ingredients, equipment or degree in …

Dessert

8 Fabulous web Tools for Research Students

September 28, 2015<br>Being a scholar entails doing a lot of research, readings, and writing of papers. Thankfully, technology can be of tremendous help …

Education Technology

8 Excellent Blended Learning Tools for Teachers

September 25, 2015 <br>In its basic and simplest definition, blended learning is an instructional methodology, a teaching and learning approach that …

A New “3 Minute Teaching With Tech Tutorial” Introducing Microsoft’s Compelling New SNIP Tool

Create Video Lessons in Minutes by Annotating Screen Snips with this Free Windows App Microsoft appears to have taken a page from Google’s playbook, …

Windows Apps

Some Excellent Web Tools to Give Students A Voice in Class

September 24, 2015<br>At the core of progressive pedagogy is the empowerment of students by giving them a voice in class and making them part of the …

You Don't Know Dessert Until You've Seen These 21 Epic Cake Recipes

Ahhh cake: you hear that word, and I <b>dare</b> you not to think happy thoughts. There's a cake for literally everyone. Don't like chocolate? Fine, try a …

Skillet Jalapeno Popper Dip #SundaySupper @GalloFamily

<i>Compensation was provided by Gallo Family Vineyards via Sunday Supper, LLC. The opinions expressed herein are those of the author, and are not</i> …

You Must Read These Five Books That Will Totally Transform Your Classroom!

Over the summer, I was gifted four books for my birthday and I purchased one audio book in the beginning of the school year. You won't believe what …

Teaching

5 Exercises That Are More Effective In Shaping Your Body Than Running

Everyone wants to be in shape. But not many people absolutely love working out and running. However, there are a variety of exercises you can do in …

Mathspace- An Interesting Educational Platform for Math Teachers

September 19, 2015<br>Mathspace is another great math resource we want to draw your attention to in this post. This award-winning platform combines three …

25 awesome apps for teachers, recommended by teachers

What are the best apps for teachers? We asked TED-Ed Innovative Educators and the TED-Ed community. Below, 25 awesome apps recommended for teachers, …