Nera Jones

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Ed Tech Digest

Two years ago, in another somewhat futile attempt to reduce the backlog of resources I want to share, I began this occasional “Ed Tech Digest” post …

Beyond Learning Styles & Multiple Intelligences

Stressing learning styles and multiple intelligences has limited value in understanding what kids *need* to learn, says award winning teacher Dr. …

We Tried All The Calming Teas. Here Are The Ones That Actually Eliminated Our Anxiety

I’ve struggled with anxiety for most of my adult life. For the most part, I try to avoid medication (every person is individual, and I find it’s not …

5 websites where you can learn in-demand skills for free

Employees must up-level their skills and seek new challenges at work and outside of work. One of the best ways to do that is to take a class on an in-demand topic.<p>From Mandarin language classes to computer programming bootcamps and digital marketing workshops, there's a course for almost anything. …

Why does every woman I know say she’s exhausted?

In a few short years it seems like every woman I know, and many of the ones I treat, have gone from saying, “I’m so busy” to “I’m so tired.” And it’s …

Wellness

8 of The Best Web Tools for Taking Students On Virtual Field Trips

April 3, 2017 The Internet has brought the entire world right into our own homes. The world’s knowledge is just a click away. Our students have …

Breakfast All Day: 22 Egg Recipes That Make Great Dinners

Eggs are an easy-to-prepare, affordable source of protein, which is why they're so popular for breakfast, lunch, and dinner all around the world. Japanese cuisine includes <i>oyakodon</i>, a bowl of rice topped with a warming mixture of dashi-simmered egg and chicken, and an easy Chinese dish pairs …

An Honest Look At 20 Common Ingredients Found In Processed Foods

You are what you eat.<p>It’s no secret that many of our common grocery store staples come with a long list of ingredients. While bread, for example, might only require a few ingredients when homemade, a loaf of sandwich bread from the store will often contain significantly more to keep it shelf-stable.<p>…

Nutrition

Flexible Seating in Middle School

Flexible seating can add a wrinkle to classroom management, but with careful planning and clear expectations, our students will rise to the occasion …

IEP: Students Benefit When We Collaborate

Federal Law and the Individualized Education Program<p>The federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) requires that parents be afforded …

This Chickpea Salad Is How We Do Power Lunch at Food52

As the Test Kitchen Chef at Food52, I oversee nearly everything that gets cooked in our kitchen. Although I spend the majority of my time working on photo and video shoots, an interesting aspect of my job is that I prepare and serve lunch when we host a business meeting in our office.<p>For lunch …

16 of the Best Vegan Snacks to Buy at Costco, IKEA, Trader Joe’s, and Whole Foods

It’s no secret that vegan food has come a long way since the days when tofu had to serve as a substitute for basically everything. Now we have aquafaba to help veganize almost anything, and recipes for homemade vegan cheese are everywhere. It’s easy to get your hands on vegan soul food, and most …

Trader Joe's

Slow Cooker French Toast Is the Laid Back Way to Feed Your Friends a Fancy Brunch | MyRecipes

Just as wide leg pants and hair parted down the middle have made a comeback in the last few years, so has another 1970s gem: the slow cooker. In the …

Bhutan solves the ultimate school maths problem – and the answer is 108

Every country around the world is trying to crack one of the toughest mathematical conundrums on the books. Not the Riemann hypothesis or the Navier-Stokes equations but the challenge of how to get schoolchildren to fall in love with mathematics.<p>One country trying an innovative approach to the …

Mathematics

15 Shakshuka Recipes for Breakfast or Dinner

If you’re a fly-by-the-seat-of-your-pants kind of person who doesn’t like to plan out meals, then eggs are probably a constant in your kitchen. Whether they’re for a protein-filled breakfast or a last-minute dinner, eggs are a total lifesaver AND budget friendly. Since you’ve met your monthly quota …

Breakfast

Get Free NY Times Subscriptions For Your Students – & Much More!

You may have heard about all the money that has been raised to give over one million students free subscriptions to The New York Times.<p>In addition, …

4 Ways To Grow Your Personal Learning Network This Week

<b>“Alone we are smart, but together we are brilliant. We can use the collective wisdom to do great things when we are connected.”</b><br>I said that way back …

Education Technology

7 unexpected beauty uses for apple cider vinegar

If you think yourself informed about natural remedies, you'll know already that Apple Cider Vinegar is a cupboard essential. A spoonful a day keeps …

Classroom Instruction Resources Of The Week

Each week, I publish a post or two containing three or four particularly useful resources on classroom instruction, and you can see them all …

Teaching

9 ways to get your avocado fix

Packed with heart-healthy monounsaturated fats, avocados supply more than 20 runner-essential nutrients, including the minerals potassium, copper, …

Mexican Style Corn Recipe

"On the streets of Santa Maria, California, street vendors (think an ice cream man with a 'trash can' full of hot corn on the cob instead of ice …

20 Healthy Breakfast Ideas in a Jar That Will Make Every A.M. Easier

Once your alarm goes off, everything else can seem like a struggle just to get out the door in the morning. A nutritious b-fast is almost impossible if you're already running low on time, but luckily these smoothies, overnight oats, and chia puddings in a jar will save you. Not only can you can …

Breakfast

Next Week's Meal Plan: 5 Veggie-Hearty Meals for the Week Ahead

Do you ever follow a weekend of dining out with a strong craving for vegetables? That's where my head (and stomach) is at this week while meal …

Mexican Breakfast Recipes

Spice up your mornings with Food Network Kitchen's fresh takes on classic Mexican breakfast dishes like chilaquiles and huevos rancheros.<p>In Mexico, …

Breakfast

The best autofocus most photographers never use

Photography is so complex that there are a million approaches behind it. However, there is one thing that almost every photographer can agree on: you …

15 Super Satisfying Grain Bowls That Will Keep You Full

If you're trying to eat healthier, you want filling fare that won't leave you reaching for chips an hour later. Consider grain bowls. The hearty …

14 *Garlicky* Good Dinner Recipes

You’ve mastered the genius garlic-peeling hack, so it’s time to put those mad skills into action! Garlicky aioli dipping sauce or infused olive oil makes a tasty appetizer or snack. But how about some entrees to round out that menu? Garlic has a way of bringing out the best in both chicken and …

Cooking

10 ‘Teach to the Top’ Differentiation Ideas

Reading Time: 5 minutes.How do you plan for differentiation in lessons? And how can you cater for every student? You should not be expected to

12 High-Protein Instant Pot Recipes

Ending the day with a warm, home-cooked meal is the ultimate dream for every adult. Unfortunately, because we're adults and we don't have our parents …