Richie Beck

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Here Is a List of Teaching Skills for Resumes, Cover Letters, and More

Teaching Skills List and Examples<p>Updated December 24, 2017<p>When you're writing resumes and cover letters and applying for teaching jobs, there are …

F.D.A. Approves First Drug to Treat Severe Multiple Sclerosis

The Food and Drug Administration approved on Tuesday the first drug to treat a severe form of multiple sclerosis, offering hope to patients who previously had no other options to combat a relentless disease that leads to paralysis and cognitive decline.<p>The federal agency also cleared the drug to …

Multiple Sclerosis

How a New Supreme Court Ruling Could Affect Special Education

Advocates for students with disabilities argue the decision could help millions of children.<p>In a stunning 8-0 decision in the case <i>Endrew F. v. Douglas County School District</i>, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of a higher standard of education for children with disabilities. Advocates and …

Education

Here Is a List of the Top 10 Work-at-Home Jobs for Teachers

Top 10 Work-at-Home Jobs for Teachers<p>Updated March 17, 2018<p>Telecommuting jobs are attractive to workers in all kinds of occupations, but for …

Bill Nye's New Netflix Show Will Save Us All

The Science Guy is coming back in April, and he might be just what our turbulent earth so desperately needs right now.<p>In terms of environmental protection, things are already looking pretty bleak. Last year was the hottest one ever recorded, the Antarctic ice shelf is cracking like an ice cube in a …

Salman Khan: These 3 Ideas Will Completely Change How Education Works | Inc.com

<i>How will education change in the next 10 years? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Salman Khan, Founder, Khan Academy, on Quora:</b><p><b>Mastery Learning</b><p>First, mastery learning will become …

Stop yelling at your kids right this instant

If you want your child to do well at school, stop being so hard on them.<p>Children exposed to harsh parenting are more likely to have poor outcomes at …

A Look Back: “Ways A Mainstream Teacher Can Support An ELL Newcomer In Class”

<b>Later this month, this blog will be celebrating its ten-year anniversary! Last August, I re-started a series I tried to do in the past called “A Look</b> …

'How We Did It': 3 Millennial Homeowners Tell Their Stories

One couple took in roommates.<p>Millennials want to own a home. Many just don’t have the cash.<p>Despite grand theories about the revolutionary shift in …

How to buy drugs (or anything else) on the deep web

You can buy pretty much anything you can imagine on the dark net, the hidden part of the deep web available only via specialized software. There are …

Darknet

“ESL Video” Improvements Turn Good Site Into Great One

ESL Video, the well-known free site which has let teachers create online quizzes for YouTube videos, has been on several of my “Best” lists for years.<p>…

“Adobe Spark” Is Excellent Tool For ELLs

Adobe Spark is an excellent free online creation tool for all students, and last year I added it to The “All-Time” Best Web 2.0 Applications For …

Is the Bar Too Low for Special Education?

The Supreme Court is poised to decide the quality of instruction public schools must provide students with disabilities—a question that could get even thornier under the Trump administration.<p>In fourth grade, Drew’s behavioral problems in school grew worse. Gripped by extreme fears of flies, spills, …

Education

Here's How Big the Opportunity Could Be for Marijuana Stocks

Wins by pro-pot advocates are ushering in a gold rush of interest in marijuana stocks. Some marijuana companies will be winners and others will be losers, but they'll all have a chance to compete in what GreenWave Advisors estimates could be a $25 billion market in 2021. Are you prepared to profit …

Three Terrifying Words: What to Say When Your Partner Asks 'What Are We?'

Dating's tough. Labels are tougher. So here's a scientific breakdown of every stage of your relationship.<p>"I'm going to block you now." Those are the last words I heard from a person I was... seeing? Hanging out with? Dating? I don't even know. When we were together, we felt like a couple, complete …

Sorry, Jenny McCarthy: Vaccines aren’t as dangerous as you think

<b>(AP/Damian Dovarganes)</b><p>Overwhelming medical evidence proves that negative side effects are rare and minor<p>Dina Fine Maron<p>January 11, 2017 8:59am (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American.<p>The world greets newborn babies by bombarding them with everything from dust to …

Public Health

Shibuya Honey Toast

How to make the sweet bread bowl to rule them all<p>Preheat the oven to 350°. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.<p>In a small bowl, …

U.S. News names top online bachelor's and graduate programs

If you want to earn a bachelor’s without ever leaving the house, you could do much worse than Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.<p>The latest college rankings from <i>U.S. News & World Report</i> put the Daytona Beach, Fla.-based school at the top of its 2017 Best Online Bachelor’s Programs. The …

Romantic Drawings Make Mundane Situations Surreal | Monday Insta Illustrator

Israeli artist Yuval Robichek makes both cute and cutting illustrations of love and life.<p>Romance and relaxation are Israeli illustrator Yuval Robichek's biggest fixations. His poetic observation of the patterns of beach bums lazing in the sand and his daily hygiene routine blend with both cute and …

Blustering Toward Armageddon

How Donald Trump will take America to war<p><i>This article appears in the Winter 2017 issue of</i> The American Prospect <i>magazine. Subscribe here.</i><p>America’s …

Geopolitics

11 Dating Challenges To Try If You're So Over Being Single

Sometimes being single feels like a blessing because getting into a relationship is the last thing you want or need. But other times, you're …

With jobs being automated and knowledge being devalued, humans need to rediscover flexible thinking. That starts in schools<p>At the controls of driverless cars, on the end of the telephone when you call your bank or favourite retailer: we all know the robots are coming, and in many cases are already …

Oxford University

7 Apps for Working with Special Needs Students

By: Jana Rooheart. Digital tools can be very helpful in bridging developmental gaps; these apps can help you tailor your curriculum to your special …

University students demand philosophers such as Plato and Kant are removed from syllabus because they are white

They are said to be the founding fathers of Western philosophy, whose ideas underpin civilised society.<p>But students at a prestigious London university are demanding that figures such as Plato, Descartes and Immanuel Kant should be largely dropped from the curriculum because they are white.<p>The …

American educators teach longer for less pay than their foreign peers

Two words describe how American public middle school teachers compare to other wealthy countries: Overworked and underpaid.<p>American teachers in such schools spend more time teaching than peers in other member countries of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), a economic …

10 Two-Minute Videos That Pave the Way to PBL in Your Classroom

Brilliant or InsaneYears ago, I decided to convert my boring traditional middle school classroom into a vibrant, student-centered, project-based …

Student Loan Forgiveness: How Does It Work? | Investopedia

Student debt has reached an all-time high, with an estimated 40 million people now owing an average balance of $29,000, according to credit report …

Personal Finance

WIRED's top 16 albums of 2016

The year was 2016, and everything was grey. Except, in the music world, where technicolour R&B albums were getting dropped left right and centre. …

11 Websites To Learn To Code For Free In 2017

You know that it’s totally possible to learn to code for free…but what are the best resources to achieve that? Whether you already have some knowledge under your belt or have never typed a line of code before, start by exploring your options on these 11 fantastic websites.<p><b>1. Codecademy</b><p>Codecademy is …

Online Education

Seven Ways To Encourage A Love Of Reading In The Classroom

Any teacher is familiar with the idea of children who don't want to read. They find the idea boring, useless, or irrelevant to them. As frustrating …