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Want Smart Kids? Make Sure They Learn to Do This

There's a brain-building skill schools are teaching less and less.<p>If you have kids in school, how much time do they spend learning cursive handwriting? Probably not much, especially if they're beyond first grade. The Common Core standards dominating education these days only call for teaching …

Can you solve the psychedelic illusion driving the internet crazy?

Prepare to have your mind blown.<p>The brain may have an inconceivable number of cells [around 100 billion] and is the most complex biological structure on Earth but the organ appears to have a little trouble when it comes to optical illusions.<p>It seems to be relatively easy to trick the brain - as …

A Princeton psychology professor has posted his CV of failures online

A Princeton psychology professor has come up with a way to show people that that their “invisible” failures and setbacks are as important as their …

A Breakfast Smoothie the Kids Won't Even Know Is Healthy(!)

Our food director's trick for getting her kids to down fruit smoothies: give 'em a fancy name.<p><i>Welcome to Cooking Without Recipes, in which we teach you how to make a dish we love, but don’t worry too much about the nitty-gritty details of the recipe, so you can create your own spin.</i><p>If I offered you …

3 indulgent breakfast ideas for the solo chef

By Klancy Miller<p>For many people, breakfast is an afterthought or skipped altogether in the rush to get to work. However, it’s my firm belief that at least once a week, we all earn the right to pamper ourselves with a decadent breakfast.<p>Pampering yourself by making a special morning meal may seem …

Breakfast

30 Healthy Breakfast Ideas To Change Your Morning

<i>By: Amanda Jedeikin</i><p>Never skip breakfast again thanks to these fast and easy recipe ideas such as no-bake energy bites, new twists on toast, and impressive egg preparations.<p>When we first solicited submissions for our Recipe by Request column, one of the most surprising findings to come to light was …

Recipes

Could sourdough bread be the answer to the gluten sensitivity epidemic?

“I would bet that if you took a dozen people who claimed gluten intolerance and you gave them Richard’s bread, they’d be fine,” says Michael Pollan in the third episode of his new Netflix food documentary, Cooked.<p>The bread he is referring to is a sourdough made the old fashioned way, with hours of …

Bread

I Did My Best Job Teaching A “Growth Mindset” Today – Here’s The Lesson Plan

As regular readers know, I’m a big believer in teaching and implementing strategies to promote a growth mindset (see The Best Resources On Helping …

Teaching

11 Tweaks to Your Morning Routine Will Make Your Entire Day More Productive

How you start your day has a huge impact on your energy and self-control. Dr. Travis Bradberry provides 11 great ways to break bad habits and start your day off right.<p>I don't know anyone who couldn't use a little boost in energy and self-control.<p>Researchers at the University of Nottingham recently …

Mind-blowing math trick can tell your age and shoe size in 6 steps

No, it's not some modern sorcery — just a fun math "trick" that can figure out your age and your shoe size in six simple steps.<p>A fun little bit of arithmetic that has been making the rounds on the Internet, it involves six steps to blow your mind, as long as you're not 100 years old.<p>First you …

Mathematics

Bayes's Theorem: What's the Big Deal?

I’m not sure when I first heard of Bayes’ theorem. But I only really started paying attention to it over the last decade, after a few of my wonkier …

Why learning to code should be on your list of New Year's resolutions

Programming a computer from scratch is difficult for the average American to conceptualize, let alone accomplish. But as computing is now an integral part of industries from communication to health care, the skills of a programmer are more important than ever before.<p>Whether you have an idea for the …

Computer Science

32 Healthy High-Fiber Breakfast Ideas That Will Keep You Full

By now it’s not news that breakfast does a body good, replenishing energy, kick-starting your insulin response, and even preventing heart disease.<p>But …

Healthy Eating

Heutagogy Explained for Teachers (and Tools That Support It)

October 20, 2015<br>Heutagogy is a learning and teaching approach that is primarily self-directed or self-determined. Unlike the traditional pedagogic …

One Reason You Might Still Be Paying $120 for a TI-89 Calculator: Copyright

There’s absolutely nothing in the operations of the calculator—the things that it does—that makes it unique.<p>A story about calculators made the nerd-nostalgia rounds recently: Why are today's teenagers still using TI-83 graphing calculators? The chunky devices are far less powerful than the average …

20 Salted Desserts That Make Us Want to Break Out the Maldon

Salted caramel and chocolate desserts are here to stay—make one of these and see why.<p><b>Salted desserts have never been more popular</b>, and it's easy to see why. Not only does it bring out other flavors, it's a perfect foil to rich chocolate and sweet caramel. Try these confections and see for yourself.

5 Delicious Make-Ahead Breakfasts to Make Your Morning Easier

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Top 6 amazing websites to polish up your math skills online

Sometimes, students need more than just classroom teaching to completely understand different concepts and formulas of math. Just like social life …

Making It Stick

Last month I was on a plane to Albuquerque via Chicago and Denver. Two stopovers would already have made for a draining flight but a storm was …

An Epic Guide to Student Engagement in the Classroom

When I first saw this infographic (created by Dr. Roland Rios) based on Schlechty’s Levels of Engagement, it actually took me a moment to collect my …

Teaching

This Is How You Should Learn

Over the last year, I've signed up for multiple online courses in graphic design, screenwriting, web design, computer programming - <i>you name it</i> - only …

Albert Einstein

Stanford Study Shows Dramatic Math Improvement From Playing Video Games Just 10 Minutes Per Day

Third graders played for just 10 minutes per day, 3 days a week, for four weeks. The comparison group’s class received the same materials and the same instruction, but didn’t play the game. The result of playing was a staggering 20.5% improvement after just two hours of self-guided play.<p>Of course, …

Apps

Deliciously Ella's date and oat bars recipe

For a healthier flapjack, try this fruit traybake, made without refined sugar and combining dates with oats, seeds and a touch of cinnamon<p>MAKES<p>20 bars (about 3x1in big)<p>INGREDIENTS<p>4 tbsp chia seeds<br>• 20 medjool dates (about 400g)<br>• 3 tbsp coconut oil<br>• 400g oats<br>• 100g sunflower seeds<br>• 200g raisins<br>• 2 tsp of …

Instructional Conundrum: 100 Board or 0-99 Chart?

In my work with preservice teachers I find myself thinking a lot about the language of math and the models we use. Today I want to discuss the …

The 'Man Who Flies For Free' says these are the 3 best websites for airline deals

Keyes has become so gifted at landing supercheap tickets and getting the most out of his frequent-flier miles that he has booked an epic world trip that spans 13 countries, 20,000 miles, and 21 flights — all free.<p>He told Business Insider his process was a "labor of love" and that he enjoyed finding …

Flying

10 Useful Math Practice Apps for Elementary Students

April 4, 2015<br>Looking for some good iPad apps to help elementary students with their Math? The list below features some of the most popular iPad apps …

Adobe's new Slate app aims to turn anyone into a web designer for free

Over the last year, Adobe has been steadily beefing up its mobile offering with several new and rebranded apps. Though most of these require a …

Business Coach | Business Advisor | Business Mentor

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