Mariana Mendelzon

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How San Francisco Made Sure Its School Teachers Were Teaching the Right Classes

There’s got to be a better way to do this,” Joan O’Neill thought as she pored over the master schedules, student case loads, and credentials of …

The Best Dude Ranch Vacation Experiences in the U.S.

Dreaming of riding the ridges of a Western landscape, rounding up cattle and enjoying a fire-pit-cooked dinner under the stars? There’s no need to …

The holiday is near, and so are some great outdoor getaways

A boat ride on the bay for $15 where you “just show up,” a pretty drive and trek to see tule elk, and the best whale-watching of the year out of the Golden Gate highlight the coming holiday weekend in the Bay Area.<p>These are among 25 great trips you can do without any planning, and usually without …

Why Talmud Is the Way To Be Jewish Without Judaism

After a decade-long break, I am back to studying Talmud. It was my friend Ben who suggested it, about a year ago. “We should learn Gemara sometime,” …

3 Ways to Stay Calm When Conversations Get Intense

It’s not easy to stay cool and engaged when things get heated in meetings, negotiations, or difficult conversations. We’ve all been there. You might say something that you later regret, or get stuck on one point trying to prove that you’re right, ultimately losing sight of the bigger picture. Maybe …

College dropout at 17, millionaire at 22, Ritesh Agarwal says he is in no hurry

The OYO founder on 'the best thing that could have happened' to him.

You Can Now Swing Over This Deadly Hawaiian Hiking Trail

Oahu’s Haiku Stairs are known to provide one of the most beautiful views in Hawaii — and one of the most dangerous.<p>The "Stairway to Heaven" hiking …

Where to Drink Really Good Coffee in Miami

Yes, it's possible<p>While the rest of the country has been drinking great coffee for years, Miami has been seriously lacking. While the city might have some great Cuban coffee spots, a proper coffee shop has been harder to come by — until now.<p>A new crop of great coffee spots are showing up all over …

Android users: become a Google Maps beta tester to try out preview versions of the app

Google is a company that's well-known for its beta products -- there is a long-running joke about so many of its services being in permanent beta. …

3 End-of-Year Reflection Strategies for Students

Review, Reflect, Discuss, and Celebrate<p>So, as the year comes to a close, I'd like to present a few fun ways to engage your secondary students in …

10 Secret Habits of Highly Effective Moms

Highly effective moms get things done with equal parts of good ol' fashioned drive and a handful of these efficient habits.<p>Shutterstock<p>We all know a …

Time Management

Struggling with school policy implementation? Some scenarios may help

Like it or not, school do need policies and guidelines, whether it be for how we go about assessment, giving homework, dealing with academic …

Salvadoran savior of tens of thousands of Jews honored in Germany

RIO DE JANEIRO — An army colonel and diplomat from El Salvador who helped save tens of thousands of Jews from Nazi persecution during World War II by …

El Salvador

7 Ways You Can Damage Your Kids By Staying In A Bad Marriage

Therapists caution against staying together for the kids.<p>When you're getting a divorce, there's no real way of knowing to what extent your decision will affect the kids.<p>Still, if your marriage has created a toxic home environment, they're probably better off getting some distance from it, said …

Self-esteem

8 Best Family Vacation Websites (Plus: Indispensable Apps You Need Now)

Ready for an unforgettable family vacation? Combining our know-how with intel from Rainer Jenss, president and founder of the Family Travel …

Family Travel

How to Raise Emotionally Intelligent Kids: 7 Important Things to Teach Them

Emotional intelligence is the prerequisite to great relationships. Here's how to teach kids to develop them.<p>We all want our kids to be happy and successful, so it makes sense to work backward and figure out how to make that happen.<p>Step 1: <i>To be happy and successful, they need to develop great</i> …

10 Seconds At A Time, A Teacher Tries Snapchat To Engage Students

What's the first step of learning?<p>Paying attention.<p>Which may be hard for students to do when they're constantly peeking at their phones. So, as the adage goes: If you can't beat 'em, join 'em.<p>One app that teachers are embracing is Snapchat. That's the one where you send a video or picture, and then …

Teaching

Channel Your Inner Cowboy at These Glamorous, Under-the-Radar Texas Ranches

Puerto Rico para aventureros

article<p>Si estás en busca de aventuras extremas para tus próximas vacaciones, Puerto Rico es el destino ideal. Y es que, el pasado 2 de marzo, se …

8 Genius Birthday Cakes You Can Make To Surprise The Kids

The Deadlift. It is the quintessential weightlifting exercise. According to David Robson, a bodybuilder, personal trainer and contributor to …

Exercise

5 Travel Rip-Offs to Avoid

<i>Bradley Gordon / Flickr</i><p>Whether it's relaxing on a Caribbean beach, sightseeing through Europe or road tripping through a national park, travelers shell out money for vacations in hopes that the experience will be worth the expense. Most people plan to splurge a little while on vacation, however, …

8 ethereal scenes from Hawaii's underwater paradise

8 unbelievably clear underwater worlds in Hawaii<p>Anianiku Chong is a Hawaiian photographer who is exploring underwater portraiture. Ethereal, serene, …

Our Favorite Savory Snacks in Disneyland

Here at DFB, we talk a little about sweet snacks. You know, now and then.<p>Ok. We talk about them a LOT. And when we aren’t talking about them, it’s …

50 Great EdTech Tools for Teachers and Educators

April, 2015<br>Looking for some powerful EdTech tools to try out in your class or probably use for your professional development? This Symbaloo web mix …

Education Technology

Fotos: Esta es el 'arma secreta' de Arabia Saudita ante la crisis petrolera

Desde julio de 2014 los precios mundiales del petróleo no dejan de caer, pero en la cumbre de la OPEP de noviembre Arabia Saudita presionó para no …

Tesla's new gigafactory will highlight the 2 biggest labor trends in America

Tesla will build the batteries for its electric cars there, and while the factory is still years from being operational, a report in the Reno Gazette-Journal on Sunday discusses the impact the factory is already having on the region's economy.<p>Specifically, Tesla is amplifying the two biggest labor …

Tesla