Michelle Dunn

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The Real Truth About Teachers

The truth about teachers...<p>Until you have had the distinct privilege to teach, you will never fully know what goes on behind that closed (or even open) classroom door.<p>Despite what some assume, teachers are overworked and underpaid.<p>Despite that, some claim they have perfect hours and more than …

An Open Letter to High School Students

While I am only one teacher voicing one humble teacher's opinion, this is a letter intended for high school students everywhere. Maybe this applies to you and maybe not. Maybe you read it and think back to your high school days and realize, "that was so me." Maybe not. Either way, read this with an …

Workload is the tip of the iceberg when it comes to low morale in teaching

After surveying 1,400 teachers about wellbeing in the profession, teacher and author Emma Kell discovered bullying and a lack of recognition are also huge problems<p>A few years ago, I recommended teaching to someone dear to me whom I felt would be a fantastic asset to the profession. This year, she …

Crockpot Mexican Chili Lime Chicken.

It's time for an easy Sunday dinner...but a fun and healthy Mexican one too!The post Crockpot Mexican Chili Lime Chicken. appeared first on Half …

Cooking

Tip: Build Your Shoulders with Pain and Acid

This multi-press complex is going to cause the lactic acid to flow like a river. Just what the delts need for hypertrophy. Check it out.<p>Photo Credit: …

Skin Care

How to Lose Body Fat Fast with These 5 Tips

As sure as the sun shines, summer is on its way and I start getting the inevitable, “How to lose body fat?…FAST!?”Well, there are a lot of things you …

Fitness

How school leaders can address teacher workload issues

Much is said in the media about schools being stressful places and, perhaps, education is nearing crisis point in terms of what is being asked of …

Should You Do Cardio Before or After Weights?

Cardio is maligned by so called "serious lifters" but done exclusively by 60 percent of those who set foot in the gym after 5 p.m. But who's right, and what is the best recipe for results?<p>Is there a magic ratio of weight training to cardio that should be done? Should cardio be cast aside for a …

Let My Students Read

My friend John Spencer had shared this on Facebook tonightAs I got ready to share the quote myself, the comment below it caught my eye…<i>“It’s also the</i> …

Books

Low-fat Crockpot Beef Stroganoff

Ingredients<p>1 1/2 lbs lean beef stew meat, cut into 1" cubes<br>• 1 onion, chopped<br>• 1 clove garlic, minced<br>• 1 tsp salt<br>• 1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper<br>• 1 lb …

52 of the Healthiest Superfoods You Need In Your Diet

These nutrient-packed foods can help you fight disease, feel more energetic and even lose weight.<p>Go ahead, fill up on these nutrient packed …

The 10 Best Foods for Flat Abs

The sad truth: You can crunch yourself into a coma and still have ab flab. If you really want a sleek, sexy midriff, you've got to tweak your diet. …

Nutrition

How To Get Your Body Ready For Summer: 5 Tips To A Killer Physique | Poliquin Article

Want to lose a few pounds of body fat so you have a lean, strong physique come summer?<p>Here are five simple tips for making it happen. The good …

Exercise

A Strong Case for Uncommon Learning

<i>It is not that our students are actually learning differently per se, but the environment in which they are learning is dramatically different –</i> …

Pedagogy

Doug Lemov: Three fresh approaches to teaching reading

Consider, for a moment, how much reading you were required to do in college. Almost assuredly there were instances when the time you spent reading …

Book Challenge Builds Passion for Reading

ELA co-teaching team Rachel Wysocki Kent & Genevieve Federick share a successful independent reading strategy they designed around a challenging …

Books

Warning over state of teachers' mental health

<b>One in 10 teachers say they have been prescribed anti-depressant drugs to cope with the pressure of their jobs, says a teachers' union survey.</b><p>The NASUWT survey of over 5,000 teachers found 22% had increased their alcohol intake and 21% had consumed more caffeine in response to stress.<p>The poll found …

Radiation Therapy