Lindsay Ferguson

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Five Best Paper Notebooks

Sometimes a glowing screen can’t replace the feel and flexibility of old fashioned pen and paper. We’ve already talked about some of the best pens …

What To Eat Every Night For The Entire Month

If "What are we having for dinner?" is a question that fills you with dread every single night, maybe it's time to stop asking it.<p>Our brilliant solution: meal templates. Simply assign a different theme (say, "pizza" or "casserole") to each night of the month and then cook something that falls into …

How to Create a Brilliant Education Blog

Most teachers aren’t the most technically inclined people, but as the generations turn and the teachers of old are replaced by the teachers of new, …

50 Children's Books You Should Definitely Reread as an Adult

Some stories become better and sweeter over time.<p>Some stories become better and sweeter over time.

Top Ten Blogs

Education blogs have dramatically changed they way I think about teaching and and learning. They have highlighted the numerous debates that can be …

4 Great Wikipedia Tools to Use with Your Students

September 26, 2015<br>The use of Wikipedia in education is a controversial topic with a polarizing effect in the education community. Without getting …

60+ Perfectly Seasonal Fall Slow-Cooker Recipes

Pumpkin spice latte season is in full force, which means it's time to start whipping up comforting, cozy Fall recipes in your slow cooker. Beyond comfort-food favorites, we're talking recipes that go heavy on Fall produce like curries starring squash, pumpkin-filled chilis, tomato-packed pastas, …

How to Make the Best Gluten-Free Bread Ever

Sublime is the word that comes to mind when I think about Pão de Queijo, a Brazilian bread made from polvilho flour that happens to be utterly delicious and gluten free.<p>Photo: J. Kenji Lopez-Alt<p>While traveling in Brazil recently, I stayed on a fifth generation coffee farm three hours outside of São …

5 reasons every writer needs this one tool under $20

<i>This is a paid placement and if you buy something through this article or on the BGR Store we will receive compensation from retail partners.</i><p>When <i>New</i> …

10 Dishes Every Beginner Cook Should Master

What’s the best dish for a beginner cook to try? We asked star chefs from all over the country for their recommendations. Here’s what they had to say.<p>…

The 51 Best Fantasy Series Ever Written

Whether you're a Swords and Sorcery type of fantasy reader, a fan of battles and betrayal, or you just want a few more goddamn elves in your life, there's something for you here. These are the truly great fantasy series written in the last 50 years.

Over 200 Free Textbooks for Teachers

August 19, 2015<br>A couple of months ago we shared here a post featuring four important websites where teachers and educators can access digital …

The writing process: 7 steps to structure and success

‘The writing process’ – this is a term you might hear often, but how do you put in place a set of writing approaches that will help you finish your …

Creative Writing

6 Excellent Lego Apps to Enhance Kids Thinking Skills

‘Help your child bring their LEGO characters to life with the LEGO Movie Maker App. This fun, kid-friendly app brings the whole family together to …

Easy writing with the Adonit Jot Script 2: Evernote Edition

Steve Jobs may have insisted there was no need for a stylus with iOS devices, but that hasn’t stopped multiple accessory makers from manufacturing …

Apps

Teachers, Give Them More Than Lesson Plans

In 1999, I hesitantly became a teacher in a private high school. The superintendent challenged me to begin a journalism department and start a newspaper. I replied, "But I am not a teacher. I don't know anything about education." He smiled. "Exactly! It is an elective. Just teach them what you know …

Teachers Who Tweet

There are 3 million teachers in the United States, and they do almost all of their work on their own—teaching students, preparing lessons, solving …

One Secret to Write a Classic Children’s Book—Or Any Book

by Pamela HodgesWould you like to write a classic children’s book? One that will be read my millions of children? I think you would like to. However, …

Celebrate Your Inner Artist With 16 Watercolor DIYs

Looking for weekend or staycation plans? We’re big fans of a stellar DIY, and one of our favorite decor trends at the moment is dreamy, ethereal watercolor. The technique can be applied to pretty much every and any project. Case in point? The 16 we’ve just brought your way. So strap on a smock and …

100 Writing Practice Lessons & Exercises

by Joe BuntingWant to become a better writer? Perhaps you want to write novels, or maybe you just want to get better grades in your essay writing …

Creative Writing

13. How To Train Your Dragon

If movies are to be judged on the way in which they live up to their intentions, then How To Train Your Dragon should be judged as a near-perfect …

12 Different Kinds of Journals to Keep

So, how do you feel about school supplies? Do you find yourself buying boxes of notebooks during the back to school sales? Hoarding them in the …

BRICS nations rally around Russia

Leaders of the BRICS nations will meet July 15-16 in Fortaleza in northeastern Brazil, in a gathering that sends a strong message about their refusal to isolate Russia.<p>The top item on the agenda for the five countries – Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa – is finalizing terms for the new …

What It Really Takes To Become an Elementary School Teacher

Often, people think that becoming an elementary school teacher can’t be that difficult. Many assume that primary school teachers don’t need to know …