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The revolution that could change the way your child is taught

The video does not seem remarkable on first viewing. A title informs us that we are watching Ashley Hinton, a teacher at Vailsburg Elementary, a school in Newark, New Jersey. Hinton, a blonde woman in a colourful silk scarf, stands before a class of eight- and nine-year-old boys and girls, almost …

Teaching

To many, fat stigma makes obesity smell foul

Experimental subjects who were tricked into thinking they should smell something reported they smelled less pleasant odors when they viewed pictures of overweight and obese people than when they gazed at trim individuals, new research has found.<p>The experimental exercise, conducted by psychology …

Marfa, Texas: An Unlikely Art Oasis In A Desert Town

This tiny town perched on the high plains of the Chihuahua desert is nothing less than an arts world station of the cross, like Art Basel in Miami, or Documenta in Germany. It's a blue-chip arts destination for the sort of glamorous scenesters who visit Amsterdam for the Rijksmuseum <i>and</i> the …

An Easy and Quick Way to Grade Quizzes on Google Drive Using Super Quiz Tool

February 22, 2015<br>Super Quiz is an excellent Google Sheets add-on that allows teachers to add some amazing functionalities to the quizzes they create …

Teachers, Stop Being Scared of Cellphones

Screens are everywhere these days, in the restaurants, on the subways, in front of our faces. The only ones we seem able to control are those little screens on our tablets and cellphones, but bring those things into a classroom and who is in control, the student or the teacher? In March, New York …

Students who survived Mexico’s night of bloody horror accuse army and police

Photograph: Ginnette Riquelme/Observer<p>Omar Garcia, 24 was called to the scene by Alonso and collected evidence.<p>276<p>image/jpeg<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/1/24/1422107010783/bcd7e5e6-11cf-450d-8207-14aaa2ab5ab5-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Ginnette …

Mexico

25 Playlists for Every Possible Workout Routine on the Planet

You'll never get sick of a playlist again.<p>Whether you're looking for a playlist for your next run, your strength-training routine, a dance-cardio session, your yoga practice, or just because you're so over everything that's in your iTunes right now, trust us: We've got you covered...<p><b>The Justin</b> …

These Photos Of A 2-Year-Old And Her Drug-Addict Parents Started A Huge Controversy

Then a 21-year-old college student, Popova asked the woman, Lilya, if she could take her photograph. That photo spurred a months-long photo project on the lives of the little girl, Anfisa, and her parents, Lilya and a man named Pasha.<p>With the family's permission, Popova stayed with them for several …

Over-testing our kids is not the answer — it’s the problem

In the era of No Child Left Behind and Common Core, we’ve forgotten about the learning and development that matter<p>“I’m writing a book about school testing.”<p>“Thank goodness. It’s about time.”<p>That’s the conversation I’ve been having again and again recently. As an education writer for the past twelve …

The most eagerly awaited non-fiction of 2015

Three years ago, a well-known literary agent told me that biography was on the way out. Sales were down, he said, and advances with them, and in the near future, he believed they would be written hardly at all. I remember flinching at this doom-laden announcement: I was about to start work on my …

Healthy Living Promoted by Vintage-Style RAMBUTAN Fruit Studio in Kiev

<b>Yaroslav Galant</b> completed the design and development of Kiev’s first fruit shop entitled <b>RAMBUTAN fruit studio</b>. Its vintage style is said to reinforce …

Vintage