Merie Candelario

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Fender's excellent desktop app for learning to play songs is now free

Fender’s $35 Riffstation desktop app, which helps you break down songs to learn its chords and riffs at your own pace, is now available for free on macOS and Windows.<p>Fire it up, open an MP3 or CD track, and Riffstation will break it down to show you the chords for the entire song. You can also slow …

Guitar

20 Questions To Reflect On Your Teaching This Year So Next Year Is Better

20 Questions To Reflect On Your Teaching This Year So Next Year Is Better by Terry Heick I don’t know how your school year is going and/or ‘went’ …

Teaching

Playlists: A Path to Personalizing Learning

One reason I am such a big advocate for blended learning is that using the various models allow me to spend more time on the aspects of my job that I …

Education Technology

Rhubarb Sour Cream Pie Recipe

"This is a favorite in our house during rhubarb season. My husband who doesn't care much for rhubarb loves this pie. It has a creamy sweet tart tang."<p>…

Baking

Is the internet good or bad for society? Americans are having a tough time deciding.

More and more people are mixed on the internet’s impact.<p>More people are giving the internet mixed reviews, according to data from Pew Research, which found an increase in the percentage of people who think the internet has had both positive and negative impacts on society.<p>The percentage of people …

Internet

White House: China push on Taiwan is 'Orwellian nonsense'

CLEVELAND (AP) — The White House on Saturday condemned China's efforts to control how U.S. airlines refer to Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macao, saying the push to make them comply with Chinese standards is "Orwellian nonsense."<p>Press secretary Sarah Sanders said in a statement that Trump "ran against …

China

10 Taco Recipes from Around the World

1 of 10<p>Texas-Style Puffy Barbacoa Tacos<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 10<p>New England Lobster Roll Tacos<p>3 of 10<p>Japanese Tako Tacos<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 10<p>Miami Cubano …

The 11 Best Places for Free Typing Lessons for Kids and Adults

Free Typing Lessons for Kids and Adults<p>The 11 Best Free Keyboarding Lessons Online<p>Updated February 21, 2018<p>These free typing lessons will help you …

The Last Line Of '1984' Is One Of The Most Quietly Heartbreaking Lines In Literature

The year may be 2018, but, as many people have already noted, George Orwell’s <i>1984</i> somehow feels more relevant than ever. Like Margaret Atwood’s <i>The</i> …

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I'm Officially Serving Them With Everything

We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid variety to choose from. You can bake them, fry them, …

Country Lifestyle

Lamb biryani - delicious. magazine

INGREDIENTS<p>250ml natural yogurt<br>• 1 green chilli, deseeded and finely sliced<br>• 4 garlic cloves, crushed<br>• 50g piece fresh ginger, grated<br>• ¼ tsp each ground …

Onions

Chicken Paprikash with Buttered Egg Noodles

January 2018<p>4 servings<p>What’s more comforting than saucy chicken over buttered egg noodles?? Nothing. To ensure the silkiest, noodle-coating sauce, make sure the sour cream is room temperature so it blends seamlessly into the hot tomato sauce (otherwise, it might separate and give the sauce a …

Spices

Sociograms: An Alternative to the Essay

Sociograms are visual representations of the interaction of characters in a novel. They are a wonderfully flexible assessment tool and can be used in …

InterAct

'Gluten-Free' People Blame Wrong Molecule For Their Pain, Say Scientists

There's another culprit that's causing stomach bloating.<p>Despite the deliciousness of bread, cakes, and chips, millions of people cut these foodstuffs …

Political street art sightings from across the country and around the world

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> My name's Hunter Schwarz, and I co-write CNN's COVER/LINE newsletter, about the intersection of politics and pop culture. I've written about and photographed political street art across the country, from a mural of the Obamas in Washington, DC, to a 14-foot Donald Trump posted …

Donald Trump

Meera Sodha’s recipe for vegan mouth-numbing noodles with chilli oil and red cabbage

We need to talk about heat – the kind that comes from fresh chillies and peppercorns, and also from ginger, horseradish or too much garlic. Each plays a different, nuanced role, but our undeveloped language when talking about discrete types of heat mean they’re usually described in a …

Food & Dining

Aldi recipe: Creamy and aromatic chicken paprika

Made with succulent chicken breast and smothered in spices, this quick and delicious dinner is great for a mid-week meal.<p>CREAMY, zingy and …

Food

Spanish Ajoblanco

<i>Spanish ajoblanco is cold garlic soup that will surprise you with its taste! It’s rich, refreshing and full of Mediterranean flavors!</i><p>Guys, do you …

Media scholar on Trump TV: “This is Orwellian, and it’s happening right now, right here”

The president has launched an online TV network. He’s calling it “real news.”<p>“Overall, since the president took office, President Trump has created more than 1 million new jobs, the unemployment rate is at a 16-year low, and consumer confidence is at a 16-year high — all while the Dow Jones …

A Must-Make Dish Before You Die: Jet Tila's Drunken Noodles

[1]<p>My Famous Drunken Noodles<p>From <b>101 Asian Dishes You Need to Cook Before You Die</b> [2] by Jet Tila<p>Notes<p>Famous for being a late-night drinking dish, Drunken Noodles is a marriage between my Thai and Chinese roots. The sauce seems complicated but it’s as simple as measuring and dumping in a bowl. Fresh …

12 Strategies For Teaching Literature In The 21st Century

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21st Century

Faster Feedback: Create Editing Shortcuts in Google Docs

Since I published “Stop Taking Grading Home,” I’ve had a ton of teachers ask me how I am able to give feedback on Google Docs so quickly. I give …

Google Docs

How to Make Sour Cream Pound Cake Moist and Tender Every Time

I have a lot of feelings about cake, in all its many forms. From feather-light angel food to downy squares of coffee cake or a rich and fluffy vanilla layer cake, most recipes aim for dainty airiness.<p>Not pound cake, though—it's a heavy hitter served in slabs. With a crumb as smooth as marble, it's …

Padlet as a Literacy tool for Parallel Discussions.

I’ve long been interested in seeing the use of technology in the classroom as an almost invisible tool, a stage for which the children and the …

Teaching

Potato al forno

• Peel the potatoes and onions and trim the fennel bulbs, reserving any herby fennel tops for later.<br>• Finely slice the potatoes, onions and fennel just …

Karaage is the Japanese method for making superior fried chicken

What strikes me about the Japanese relationship with fried chicken is the frequency of consumption—more often than a once-in-a-while indulgence. In …

RECIPE: Pineapple Bars

<i>By Angel Yang</i><p>Ingredients for the dough<p>2.5 cup all-purpose flour<p>1/2 cup sugar<p>1 cup (two sticks) butter, melted<p>Ingredients for the filling<p>4 eggs<p>1 cup sugar<p>1/2 cup all-purpose flour<p>dash of salt<p>1 teaspoon baking powder<p>1 20 oz can (drained) crushed pineapple<p>Equipment and other things<p>13" x 9" pan<p>Pre-heat …

Dessert

'Soviet Daughter': How A Great-Grandmother's Diary Became A Graphic Novel

Author Julia Alekseyeva's great-grandmother Lola lived to be 100 years old, long enough to see the birth, and eventual collapse, of the USSR. In 1992, she and her family — including young Julia — moved from Kiev to Chicago.<p>Unbeknownst to her family, Lola began to write her memoirs, recording the …

War

Secret WWI telegram holds lessons for today, historians say

NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — In a secret telegram a century ago, Germany tried to get Mexico to join its side during World War I by offering it territory in …

U.S. Intelligence Community

14 Homemade Gluten-Free Pasta Recipes to Shake Things Up for Dinner Tonight

Pasta — or any noodle dish, really — is that go-to dish when the fridge is basically empty, or when there’s only a little time to get an actual meal on the table without much effort. It takes next to nothing to head to the grocery store to grab a box of gluten-free pasta, but how great is it …