Meghan Jensen

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The former education minister of one of the world’s smartest countries explains the role of AI in schools

South Korean students perform well on international tests. But like students all over the world, they are less and less engaged with school. They just don’t like it.<p>“You measure the activity of brain when they are in the the classroom and it’s not working at all, even compared to when they are …

Education Technology

Peer rejection isn't the culprit behind school shootings

Whenever a school shooting takes place, the focus often turns to the social life of the shooters, and people conclude that they suffered from some …

Social Sciences

This Map Shows How Low States Education Spending Has Gotten

State policymakers who discover that they put less of a premium on education than Syrian dictator Bashar Al-Assad may want to rethink their budgets …

Bashar al-Assad

This Map Shows the Average Teacher Salary in Every State

36 states are below the national average<p>Teachers often say they never went into the profession for the pay.<p>They never expected to earn six figures or …

Education

It's time to ask deeper questions about school shootings

To what extent does school – through things like athletics, homecoming royalties or dances – encourage what some political scientists have called the …

Santa Fe

5 Tools to Teach Coding to Late Elementary Students

Let's talk about computer science. It's an area where we need more and more people that know what they are doing. To get those people, we are going …

Computer Science

The One Thing You Should Add To Your Coffee For A Faster Metabolism

If you’re a coffee lover, there are few ingredients you would consider adding, other than maybe a spoonful of sugar, milk, and milk froth, that can …

Nutrition

Shell shock cover-up at Passchendaele

<b>Taylor Downing</b> reveals an official cover-up of mental illness in the later years of the war.<p>George Leroux’s depiction of Verdun was entitled simply;</i> …

Mental Health

The 'SIFT' Method for Your Child's Emotional Intelligence

One of the best things that you can do for your children's mental health is to help them develop their self-awareness and emotional intelligence …

Emotional Intelligence

9 Novels About Mental Health That Everyone Should Read

May is chugging along, which means school is winding down, spring is actually here, and Shavuot is just around the corner. But this cheerful, …

Mental Health

The Best Pork Chop Recipes for the Busiest Weeknights

Like chicken breasts, pork chops are weeknight wonders. Not only do they cook quickly, but they are also infinitely adaptable. That means you can …

Cooking

The Best Potluck Recipes from Every State

Planning a potluck or searching for a dish to pass? Look no further. We found the best potluck recipes submitted by home cooks in every state.<p>While …

Dessert

These Crispy Asparagus Fries Are Packed With Flavor — but Are Still Good For You!

<i>Lighten up your fries by swapping heavy potatoes with crunchy asparagus! Spears are tossed in cheesy nutritional yeast and almond meal for a dose of healthy fats and protein, via PaleoHacks.</i><p>Spring is in the air with this garden-fresh French fry alternative. No need to sacrifice flavor to achieve …

Food

18 Healthy Recipes to Make With Cucumbers That Aren't Just Salads

When was the last time you cooked with a cucumber in a creative way? I know for me at least, it's been quite a while. Every now and then I'll one eat …

Healthy Eating

10 After-School Snack Ideas Parents Can Feel Good About

(Image credit: Joe Lingeman | Kitchn)<p>I have a 6-year-old and a 3-year-old who come home from school every day <i>begging</i> for snacks, no matter how hearty …

Healthy Eating

Grill Foil Packet Dinners That Make Cleanup A Breeze

Just in time for grilling weather.<p>Warm weather is finally here, and that means it’s time to get the grill ready for summer cookouts. As fun as …

Cooking

19 Recipes That Prove "Eggs for Dinner" Should Be a Weekly Thing

At some point in the long history of… well, eating... it was determined that eggs would primarily be a breakfast food. And we’re not …

Cooking

17 High-Protein Meatless Dinners You Need In Your Life Right Now

Whether you're a vegetarian or just want to save some money on your next grocery bill.

Healthy Eating

A Month of Easy Weeknight Casserole Recipes

Busy schedule? Supper is covered.<p>When weeknights get hectic, it can seem like takeout might be your only option to get a meal on the table. With …

Cooking

Everyone Will Eat Tofu When It's Cooked Like This

Tofu's greatest strength is that it is a total blank slate for any type of dinner. The squishy block is neutral-tasting and nearly flavorless, which …

Tofu

The 10 Most-Saved Recipes from April Will Make You Hungry!

Spring has sprung, and nowhere is that more obvious than in the recipes you've been saving. You've been loving light and fresh meals that scream …

Cooking

15 Recipes to Spice Up Taco Night

If you're craving some south-of-the-border flavor, you've come to the right place. These 15 taco recipes earned top marks from our readers.<p>1 of …

Cooking

Sponsor of teacher strike ban won’t jail teachers, but unions are still a target

Rather than punishing teachers who strike in Colorado, the Republican sponsor of a bill aimed at keeping disgruntled teachers in the classroom plans …

Snowplows

Mining and Metals in a Sustainable World - Reports - World Economic Forum

Scoping Paper:<br>Mining and Metals in a<br>Sustainable World<p>World Economic Forum Mining & Metals Industry Partnership in collaboration with Accenture<p>Click …

Chef John's Cuban Sandwich Recipe

"Here's how I build a Cuban, or Cubano, sandwich. I like to use pulled pork. Carnitas would work too. These ingredients and amounts are open to your …

The 33 books every teacher should read

1. <i>How Children Succeed: grit, curiosity and the hidden power of character</i> by Paul Tough<p>Chosen by <b>Nicky Morgan, secretary of state for education and</b> …

9 Flatbread Recipes That Might Even Rival Pizza

Whether you favor a hangover-friendly stuffed crust or consider yourself adept in all things sourdough, it's hard to top a classic slice of pizza — just ask Julia Roberts. But we may have found the flatbread that will have you pausing on that marinara salivation. Not only is flatbread a lighter, …

Cooking

7 Easy, Healthy Dinners You Should Eat This Week

Maybe I say this more often than is appropriate for a food editor who works in the wellness space in 2018, but: I wish people weren't so dogmatic …

Healthy Eating

10 of the Best Slow Cooker Recipes for Spring

Just because we've got winter in the rearview mirror (finally!), there's no reason to push your slow cooker to the back of your kitchen cabinet. This …

Cooking

Sensational Recipes to Celebrate Spring

Fast, fun, and easy ways to brighten up your weeknight suppers and spring parties alike.<p>Now that April showers are finally giving way to May flowers, …

Cooking