Sherill Primus

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30 Poets You Should Be Reading

<b>Amy King</b><p>Amy King’s breathtaking poetry reflects the same unwavering commitment she brings to her role at VIDA: Women in the Literary Arts: aesthetics …

Literature

New Resources On Teaching Reading & Writing

Here are some new and useful resources related to teaching reading and writing:<p>TEN WAYS TO DITCH THAT READING LOG is from Middle School Minds. I’m …

Teaching

Oops: This 91-year-old woman's museum mistake is totally relatable

We’ve all been there: You’re at the museum, enjoying different pieces of art, when you get too close to something because, well, you didn’t realize …

Spanish Civil War: The child refugees Britain didn't want

<b>When the Spanish Civil War broke out 80 years ago, many people fled their homes for safety, including nearly 4,000 children evacuated to England. Parallels have been drawn with the plight of unaccompanied young Syrian refugees - but how did the Spaniards cope with having to leave their war-torn</b> …

Tips and tricks for teachers: how outdoor learning boosts student wellbeing

Our experts explain what can be gained from learning in the great outdoors, and how to experiment with nature in schools<p>The pressures of Ofsted, results, targets and constantly moving goalposts can mean that learning in a natural, or non-classroom setting, feels like a hassle too far. But our live …

Pedagogy

5 Ways to Wear the Same Dress All Week

If your summer wardrobe could use a refresh, look no further than here. With the help of Grasie Mercedes of Style Me Grasie, we’re here to share a …

15 Dinners Under 350 Calories

You tend to eat the same thing everyday because you've found an "ehh, it's okay" kind of meal that's healthy enough for you. Well, who wants to live like that? These 15 recipes allow you to enjoy delicious, decadent flavor while keeping your healthy efforts front and center. Go ahead and enjoy …

1500 Calorie Diet - Following an Easy Diet Menu to Quick Weight Loss

The key to losing weight is to go on a lower calorie diet than your normal one. Just like most of us you probably have quite a busy lifestyle to …

Having Other Teachers' Eyes Means Also Having Their Ideas

A lot of what's going on today in Marna Wolak's fifth-grade math class is pretty familiar. She's got her students gathered on the rug for a number talk, something she does often, trying to get them thinking about fractions.<p>But a lot of it is unfamiliar, too. The topic is new — dividing whole …

Teaching

The Health Benefits of Black Beans + Five Great Recipes

Black beans make a delicious dish -- they also deliver a whole array of health benefits. Read on to find out about just how great beans are for your …

Food

How To Turn Sadness Into Creativity

Sadness is something we often experience in our lives whether short-term or long-term. Negative emotions can be difficult to deal with especially in …

Howard Hodgkin: 'I felt like an outcast in the art world'

The artist, famously as emotional as his vibrant works, only started to earn acclaim in his 60s – and two decades later, paints more passionately than ever<p>“I hate painting,” says Howard Hodgkin, one of the world’s greatest living painters. “Most of the time it’s irrelevant. It doesn’t mean enough, …

Art

How to Start Your Novel: Advice From Literary Agents

<i>This column is excerpted from Guide to Literary Agents, from Writer’s Digest Books.</i><p>No one reads more prospective novel beginnings than literary …

A One-Pot Indian Comfort Food for Sickness & Health, Summer & Winter

For many Indians, khichdi—a one-pot meal of rice cooked with lentils and vegetables—is a comfort food and a diet staple. There are hundreds of recipes for preparing it and hundreds of ways of consuming it. Many Bengalis enjoy khichdi with an assorted platter of deep-fried vegetables and fried fish, …

French Fries

11 Reasons Teaching Is the Best (Even When It Isn't)

This is why I don't want a normal job.<p>About 39 times a year, I question why I went into teaching. Everywhere you look there are articles about low teacher morale, the politics of education and statistics about why no one is going into teaching anymore.<p>Sadly, many of those articles do reflect the …

Best teachers in the world are more likely to use textbooks, government adviser claims

The best teachers from around the world are more likely to use textbooks in the classroom, according to a government adviser on the curriculum.<p>Tim …

Education

The Busy Girl's Guide To Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

On any given day — heck, we’re not even talking about particularly long days — there are a whole host of obstacles that get in the way of cooking our …

5 Healthy Lunches You Can Make From 1 Chicken

Bringing a homemade lunch to work is a surefire way to eat healthier and save a bunch of cash. But when your week gets crazy, it can seem so much …

Food

Schools are finally teaching what kids need to be successful in life

Research shows that teaching kids things like perseverance and self-control can improve their health, academic achievement, and happiness in life.<p>But teaching character, or social and emotional learning, has proven dicey. The science was sometimes squishy, the curriculum often felt driven by those …

University of Pennsylvania

20 Vegetarian Dinners With 5 (or Fewer) Ingredients

How many times have you spotted a mouthwatering meatless recipe only to flee in panic after one glance at the seemingly endless ingredient …

Healthy Eating

Education-2025 - The Classroom of the Future

The Classroom of the Future<p>The Physical Space<p>The days of classrooms where a teacher desk sits at the front of the classroom and students’ desks are …

6 Delicious Ways to Eat 2 Breakfasts Without Gaining Weight

Yum x2. (And your scale will never know.)<p>If you want to benefit from breakfast but can't stomach food first thing in the morning, need to fuel up before and refuel after morning workouts, or wake up criminally early and want to keep your energy levels up until a reasonable lunch hour, it could be …