Rhica Chao

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15 Most Delicious Food You Must Eat If You Go To Vienna, Austria

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The Inter-Amish Language Barriers of Indiana

In the eastern part of the state, a dialect like no other quietly endures. But for how long?<p>The once unthinkable on the streets of Berne, Indiana: a …

Linguistics

How To Answer Rude And Unprofessional Interview Questions

A job-seeker has to be ready for anything. You can get to a job interview and have a wonderful conversation, or you can get there and sit in a dingy lobby for forty minutes while they try to find someone to talk to you. Going to a job interview is a crap shoot.<p>You could walk out of the interview …

Employment

The 20 Best-Paying Jobs For Women In 2015

Careers in science, engineering, and healthcare dominate Forbes’ annual ranking of the best-paying jobs for women this year.<p>To determine which professions are paying women the most, Forbes analyzed data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) tracking the median weekly earnings of full-time …

Women of Color

Getting Dressed In German: 5 Verbs

Guten Tag!!I hope you’re all well and enjoying some sunshine, wherever you are! Today I want to bring you part 2 of my clothes-themed posts (the …

Language

This 10-Minute TED Talk Will Teach You Everything You Need to Know About Presenting | Inc.com

Think back to the last time you were mesmerized by a magnificent public speaker.<p>What went through your mind? Did you think, "Wow, I wish I could give presentations like that. I'd love to be able to get my message across effectively to my [team/employees/potential investors]."<p>But here's the thing: …

Public Speaking

11 career lessons that got me 7 job offers

Of the 13 colleges I'd applied to, I'd gotten rejected from all but my three safeties.<p>It's not like I was an under-achiever: I'd applied with a 4.4 GPA, tons of extracurriculars and charity work, great recommendations, and solid essays.<p>But these rejections showed me following the "traditional" path …

6 German Words For ‘Rascal’

Guten Morgen!A little while ago I wrote about the untranslatable German word Dreikäsehoch, a term used to light-heartedly mock young kids – …

Language Learning

9 Best Websites For Freelancers To Find Jobs Efficiently

There are lots of benefits of being a freelancer. You can follow your passion, you can set your own working hours and you have more freedom – but …

Employment

Yes, I’m Fat. It’s O.K. I Said It.

“WHY do you use the word ‘fat’?”<p>A woman at a book club meeting asked me this question recently. I’d been beamed into a living room via Skype to chat about my novel with a group of professional women who drank wine and ate snacks as they awaited my response. Knowing my face was displayed on a huge …

Feminism

The Belle Epoque Body-con Dress that was too Sexy for Paris

<b></b><i>I</i>n the Spring of 1908, three women walked onto the Longchamp racecourse in Paris and jaws dropped. The elite society event was known for debuting the …

Paris

You Need To Visit These 20 Websites If You Want To Learn New Skills

Are you still trying to think of a clever goal to work toward this year? How about challenging yourself to learn a new skill? Or even better, several!<p>…

Online Education

These 10 Learning Spaces Will Make You Want To Go Back To Kindergarten

By<p>Dec 04 2015, 5:04 AM<p>When educators, lawmakers, and ” those parents” scream into an echo chamber about what kindergarten should look like in this …

Artist Illustrates Unusual and Romantic Holiday Traditions from Around the World

What better way to celebrate the holiday season than with a series of illustrations that are both whimsical and culturally enlightening? In collaboration with illustrator Marie Muravski, jewelry designer Vashi once again commissioned drawings of a romantic nature, except this time they asked for 20 …

Christmas Trees

The Best Art Books of 2015

Urban dogs, underworld dragons, the unseen Peanuts, and every living person in New York.<p>I think of my annual best-of reading lists as Old Year’s resolutions in reverse — unlike traditional resolutions, which frame our aspirational priorities for the new year, these reflect on the books that emerged …

Literature

The Best Children’s Books of 2015

From power-hungry sheep to power-hungry tigers, by way of ghosts, E.E. Cummings, and the unseen Dr. Seuss.<p><i>“I don’t write for children,”</i> Maurice Sendak scoffed in his final interview. <i>“I write — and somebody says, ‘That’s for children!’”</i> Some generations earlier, J.R.R. Tolkien vehemently asserted …

Literature

Old Book Illustrations: Free Archive Lets You Download Beautiful Images From the Golden Age of Book Illustration

Needless to say, before the development and widespread use of photography in mass publications, illustrations provided the only visual accompaniment …

Books

Sex, drugs, honeymoon, motherhood – what if my child reads my diaries?

I’ve written more journals than Pepys, but am a mum with an image to protect, and worry that my daughter could one day read my frank daily records<p>Do you know what you were doing on 29 December 1986? Thanks to my compulsive diary habit, I do. Sitting in the back seat of the family car with my …

Books

Poetry Analysis - Like a Pro!

I LOVE POETRY! I love to read it, write it, and teach it, and above all, I want my students to love it too! In order for them to love it, however, …

Quick & Easy Sight Word Matching Game

You don’t need an easel for this activity, you can draw a tree on a window with window markers, use some butcher paper and make one, or take the time …

Kids

These Military Homecoming Photos Show Why Veterans Day Is Worth Celebrating

There's no place like home.<p>Veterans Day, which began as Armistice Day and honored the official end of World War I, is now a day to celebrate and remember all veterans.<p>Throughout the year, thousands of troops come home from long deployments to be greeted by family and friends at official homecoming …

Dinnertime Storytelling Can Help Make Kids Better Readers

As a young child, I loved to imagine myself as a pioneer girl in <i>Little House in the Big Woods</i>, eating fresh snow drizzled with maple syrup. I even …

15 books successful people read to their kids

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, reading aloud to your children and talking about pictures and words in age-appropriate books can strengthen language skills, literacy development, and parent-child relationships.<p>What's more, a study conducted this year by a number of pediatricians …

Books

50 Resources For Teaching With Bloom's Taxonomy

<b>50 Resources For Teaching With Bloom’s Taxonomy</b><p>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><p>Bloom’s Taxonomy was a remarkable attempt to create a system of learning that …

When I failed to help Peter I knew I had to change my teaching

Peter made me realise I had to give the classroom back to my students and make school about them, not me<p>He was dragged into my classroom, clutched firmly by the arm as if he would try to escape. “I don’t know what you will do with him, but we have given up,” I was told. “He is done with school.” I …

Teaching

10 Places You Have to See to Believe

Are you ready for your daily dose of wanderlust (and then some)? These wonders around the world—from Seussian flower fields to seas that shine like stars—simply must been seen to be believed.

New Zealand

19 Times Kids' Test Answers Were Way Too Real

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Misogyny

9 Things Parents With Tidy Playrooms Do Every Day

If you (and your kids) adopt these habits, your toy collection will feel so much more manageable.<p>There's a reason why kids love the playroom, but so many parents despise it: Somehow, no matter how often you pick it up, it's <i>always</i> a mess. If we just hit a nerve with you, try these tricks that people …

Teddy Bear Picnic Activities for Kindergarten

Shares 2K<p>I have got a fun theme for you this week! We are going to be doing Teddy Bear activities! After coming up with the Teddy Bear theme I had a …

Kids