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19 Things All Twentysomethings Should Know About Weight Loss

Losing weight will never be as easy for you as it is right now.<p><b>1. There are some parts of your body you can change and some parts you just need to learn to love.</b> To some extent, your weight is something you can change by tweaking your diet and exercise habits. But you're pretty much stuck with your …

What does innovation in education look like? A new program to find out

The 28 teachers in the first class of TED-Ed Innovative Educators work in Brazil, Indonesia, South Korea — 11 countries in all. Over the next year, …

Education Technology

9/10: The Day Before

The pilot grilled steaks. The WTC Borders clerk picked up a pushcart coffee. The mayoral candidate prepped for the primaries. And the terrorists …

World Trade Center

How to Master the Pull-up

Perhaps you found this blog with the hopes of learning how to do your first pull-up, or maybe you want to increase the number you can perform. Some of you may simply want to perfect your form. We'll touch on all these points.<p>So you may be asking yourself, why even bother with pull-ups? Putting it …

5 Apps That Are Better Than A Personal Trainer

<i>By: Joe Oliveto</i><p><i>Credit: iStock</i><p>Tech geekery and fitness have historically gone together like socks and sandals: they just don't.<p>But conventional wisdom no longer applies now that we've all got devices in our pockets. If the apps below are any indication, this geekery can help us get in the best shape …

Fixing women's fitness: Strength training for a healthier body image

Dana Santas is the creator of Radius Yoga Conditioning, a yoga style designed to help athletes move, breathe and focus better. She's the yoga trainer for the Atlanta Braves, the Philadelphia Phillies, the Tampa Bay Rays, Tampa Bay Lightning, Orlando Magic and dozens of pros in the National Football …

Exercise

Pedagogy? I hate the word

If you can’t convince them; confuse them. – Harry S. TrumanPedagogy is defined as either the function or work of a teacher or as the art or science …

'Child Garden' Gives The Cozy Mystery A Shot Of Caffeine

Early on in this engaging suspense novel, heroine Gloria Harkness declares that she is not Miss Marple. It's something of an odd statement, considering she is very much cut from the same tea-cozy cloth as Agatha Christie's venerable character. If she's not Miss Marple, she'll do until the real …

60 Fall Recipes We're Looking Forward to Making

All the fall recipes we're looking forward to cooking now that summer is (nearly) over.<p><b>Oh no ... it's actually happening.</b> The end of summer is fast approaching, and we're gearing up for shorter days, longer nights, cooler temperatures, colorful leaves, sweatshirts, and football. Not only is the …

Cooking

38 nutrition experts tell us what they eat for breakfast

Study after study shows that breakfast boosts brainpower and helps to control cravings later in the day. Lots of highly successful make sure to fuel up before they face the world.<p>But some breakfasts are more well-rounded than others.<p>To see what a healthy breakfast looks like, we asked dozens of …

Here's the Single Best Way to Stall Aging

It happens to everybody, and there's no cure. Americans spend millions of dollars trying to avoid or delay it, but many efforts are in vain. Aging is simply a universal fact of life.<p>However, one of the best ways to keep the side effects of aging at bay may be something anyone can do, for free: get …

S'mores Bars

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Grease an 8-by-8-inch baking dish with butter.<p>In a large bowl combine the butter and brown sugar. Using a hand …

Some Very Good Apps for Science and Chemistry Teachers

September 6, 2015<br>The list of apps below are especially useful for science and chemistry teachers. They provide some very good resources and …

24 Dump Dinners You Can Make In A Crock-Pot

Step one: Dump everything into a slow cooker. Step two: Let dinner make itself.

11 Cakes That Only Need One Bowl

We love a layer cake as much as the next person, but sometimes you want cake and you want it now. There's no time for messes, multiple bowls, and oodles of dirty spatulas. It needs to be ingredients, mix, pour, bake, and done. That's it--no fuss or hassle, just smiles (and more time to make …

Students and teachers will love these new Google Docs and Classroom features

Google held an event today in San Francisco, and the topic was Classroom and its productivity suite, which consists of Docs, Sheets, Slides, and …

Education Technology

Craving Broccoli Cheese Soup? Bake These Healthy Cheesy Bites Instead

There are few comforting restaurant dishes I love more in this world than a hot bowl of broccoli-cheese soup. In college, I can remember going to "study" with girlfriends at Panera Bread where I would order this fatty soup in a bread bowl. I needed to fuel my brain, right?!<p>While I no longer indulge …

Food

The Changes One Trainer Made to Lose Weight After Years of Diet and Exercise

Dell Farrell finally found something that WORKED.<p><b>Before:</b> 152 pounds <b><br>After:</b> 119 pounds<p>When I left home for college, I went from a stick-thin schoolgirl to being <b></b>more than 20 pounds overweight. To try to get back to my high school size, I tried cleanses, becoming a vegan, eating more meat than you …

Fitness

7 Motivational Quotes From Popular Disney characters

Although it seems like Disney movies are meant for kids, adults too equally enjoy the entertainment they provide.<p>In fact, at times Disney does better …

5 Things You Can Do With Your Slow Cooker That Don't Involve Food

<i>By: Joe McGauley</i><p><i>Credit: Cole Saladino/Supercompressor</i><p>You already have a deep appreciation for your slow cooker (usually called by the name of the most popular brand, the Crock-Pot) for the gloriously easy, set-it-and-forget-it meals it cooks up as if by magic while you're at the office or splayed …

24 Outrageously Chocolatey Brownie Recipes

Brownies are pretty much always the answer. Heartbroken? Brownies have your back. Need an easy treat to bring to a picnic or potluck? Brownies are a crowd-pleaser and aren't fussy to transport. Baking with kids? They're incredibly easy, plus little ones will love to lick the spoon. Simply craving …

Dessert

Netflix hacks, secrets and tricks you need to know

Mad Men

All praise the pound shop: a guide to classroom decoration on a budget

Get your classroom in order this autumn with our money-saving ideas – including transforming a foil baking tray into a snazzy homework in-tray<p>Along with every other aspect of education, how to decorate your classroom is a matter of debate. Some say learning spaces should be kept bare so that …

Teaching

Tips On Changing Middle School Behaviors, Einstein-Style

I started teaching years ago, full of energy and sure I could make change happen.<p>Twenty-five years later, I've made some mistakes along the way, but ultimately I've had more success than failure.<p>I guess that's why I keep teaching middle school.<p>Middle school teaching isn't for everyone. Some say …

Study: there are instructions for teaching critical thinking

Whether or not you can teach something as subjective as critical thinking has been up for debate, but a fascinating study shows that it’s actually …

Pedagogy

10 YouTube fitness superstars who make getting in shape simple

With instructional videos for everything from yoga and pilates to weight-lifting and cardio training, YouTube fitness trainers are racking up millions of views.<p>Here are 10 YouTube channels that will help you turn your computer screen into a gym.