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13 Ramen Recipes to Build a Perfect Bowl at Home

These days, a growing number of Americans realize there's a lot more to ramen than the dried bricks you can buy with loose change at the supermarket. Ramen restaurants are popping up all over the country and serving traditional styles, and thanks to Sun Noodle, you can even make instant ramen …

Cooking

Learn how to play piano chords in under 8 minutes

Even if you've taken a lesson or two, this brisk run through the basics of musical chords probably will remind you of something you've long forgotten.<p>…

Braised Short Ribs Done Right

Braising is best during winter months since it fills the house with an unctuous aroma and fills your belly with succulent, spirit-warming meat. The …

Caramelized Pork Belly

• Calories 561.02<br>• Fat 24.99g<br>• Sat fat 8.48g<br>• Protein 25.30g<br>• Carbohydrate 59.30g<br>• Fiber 2.10g<br>• Sugar 28.99g<br>• Cholesterol 80.51mg<br>• Iron 1.25mg<br>• Sodium 801.33mg<br>• Calcium …

A College Degree Doesn't Get You That Far if You're Black

As America transitions to a new administration, there is mounting fear that Trump’s policies will put the American Dream even further out of reach …

Skipping class

READING John F. Kennedy’s application to Harvard College is a study in mediocrity. The former president graduated from high school with middling …

The hottest 50 video games you shouldn't miss in 2017

Back at work, eh? Or is it school? Or perhaps, worst of all, you've had no time off in the past few weeks? Stay cool, ice cold — <i>stay cool</i>.<p>Whether we like it or not, 2017 is already roaring ahead at full steam.<p>And with the ever-present passage of time comes a bounty of brand-new video games. Are you …

How the internet keeps poor people in poor neighborhoods - Vox

These invisible decisions group us digitally — and in real life.<p>In October, ProPublica journalists went to Facebook and bought a housing-related ad.<p>They wanted to expose how Facebook allowed advertisers to discriminate based on race. So they used Facebook’s advertising tools to exclude certain …

De-Grading: Why Do Schools Use Grades That Teach Nothing?

<i>First published in The Hechinger Report</i> A few years ago I was speaking to a group of parents whose children had just started Hampshire College. A father asked a question that was on many minds: "How can your college be rigorous without grading student work?" Before I could respond, another parent …

Pedagogy

Top-performing Asian countries use the 'mastery approach' to teach math in schools — and now it's spreading

For example, half of primary schools in England are getting £41 million (roughly $54 million) over the next four years to teach the method, according to the UK government.<p>It's a vast departure for the UK, that, like the US, has embraced a different method for teaching math: the "mindset …

Pedagogy

Researchers from Harvard and Bristol found a way to improve a kid’s math skills for only $10 a year

Twenty years of research shows that getting parents involved with their children’s education is one of the most effective ways (pdf) to raise student achievement. Figuring out how to motivate parents to get involved has proven to be a far more complex problem.<p>A huge new study, just completed in …

Education

Don’t Teach Grit. Embed It.

column | Learning Strategies<p>Don’t Teach Grit. Embed It.<p>By Michael B. Horn (Columnist)     Jul 13, 2016<p>Image Credit: Mrs. Opossum / …

Beyond Integration: How Teachers Can Encourage Cross-Racial Friendships

There's a reason Jose Luis Vilson's students learn in groups: He wants them to feel comfortable working with anyone in the classroom, something he's realized in his 11 years of teaching doesn't always come naturally.<p>"I don't really give students a chance to self-select until later on, when I feel …

Teaching

Why High School Students Need More Than College Prep

I step up to the counter at Willy's Cafe at Willamette High School in Eugene, Ore., and order a latte.<p>There's a powerful scent of fresh coffee in the air, and a group of juniors and seniors hover over a large espresso machine.<p>Carrie Gilbert, 17, shows how it's done: "You're going to want to steam …

College & University

Classroom - EdTech

A new report highlights the key factors for establishing a successful marriage of technology and the classroom curriculum.

Marriage

Student Voices Needed in School Reform

So it came as no surprise to me a few years ago when high school student Nikhil Goyal received national recognition for his book <i>One Size Does Not Fit</i> …

How Public Schools Demand Failure and Perpetuate Poverty

Insisting students remain in school is analogous to telling a battered woman to stay with her abusive husband.<p>Viewed broadly, schooling is an …

The Best Summer Food Festivals In the Country

Forget pricey music fests. These tasty events are just as fun—and much cheaper

Equal Pay For Equal Work: The Gender Wage Gap By The Numbers

On Tuesday, President Obama announced the dedication of a national monument to women’s equality at the onetime headquarters of the National Women’s Party in Washington, D.C.<p>Standing in the historic home, where famed suffragists Alva Belmont and Alice Paul led the early 20th century women’s rights …

Where living poor means dying young

SAN FRANCISCO — This city is full of parks that invite exercise and bike lanes that make commuting a workout. It's home to social services that tend the poor, and taxpayers who willingly fund them. Smoking is banned at restaurants and bars — as well as in workplaces, at bus stops, throughout public …

Why This Teacher Says More Classrooms Should Be Modeled After Gangs

He's written a how-to guide for getting low-income students engaged in school.<p>Christopher Emdin says he knows how to get poor, black kids interested in school, and it involves treating his classrooms more like gangs.<p>Gangs give their members true responsibility, says Emdin, a professor at Columbia …

Pedagogy

The Ultimate All-Day Guide To Snacking

When your alarm goes off in the morning, we're willing to bet your first thought is, <i>How can I squeeze in 20 more minutes of much-needed sleep?</i> And …

13 Unexpected Wedding Trends for 2016

<b>1. Go GoPro</b><p>Think outside the whiskey bottle and GoPro bouquet that made the rounds last year on YouTube. A GoPro can be used to film incredible unique moments from your wedding.<p>The newest models feature a burst mode, so you can create a time lapse of your processional or the setup of your wedding. …

Students Can Learn From Their Mistakes If We Let Them

John Hattie says that teachers answer 40 to 50% of the questions they ask students in the classroom. Why do we do that? How can we change?

Pedagogy

Tried and True Tools for Teachers and Students

Reinforce your knowledge of US history with primary and secondary sources.<p>Practice and improve your grammar and writing skills.<p>Read and answer …

5 Interesting New EdTech Tools for Teachers

October 15, 2015 <i><br>New Educational Web tool</i>s' series for this month features 5 interesting tools to use for different educational purposes from creating …

Why Do Rich Kids Do Better Than Poor Kids in School? It’s Not the “Word Gap.”

Why do rich kids end up doing better than poor kids in school? Of late, one common explanation for this has been the “word gap,” or the idea that …

Pedagogy

Flipping Instruction for Struggling Students

“The “Flipped Classroom” starts with one question: what is the best use of my face-to-face class time?” – Jonathan BergmannWe can flip the …

Education Technology

Here Is A New Simple Tool to Create Educational Rubrics

October 3, 2015<br>Quick Rubric is a new tool from the folks in Photos for Class. This is a new web based application that allows you to easily set up …