Sidney Parizek

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21 Books Every Teenager Should Read

The books we read as teenagers have the potential to shape the type of adults we become (we’ll never forget the first time we read <i>Harry Potter</i> and …

Books

The Best Summer Reads of All Time

Entertaining does not have to be synonymous with trash. Some on this list are serious, some are funny, and some will keep you up all night. But all …

Books

20 Best Fruits, Veggies & Herbs To Grow In Containers For An Endless Supply Of Free Food

If you love fresh fruits, vegetables and herbs but don’t want to always drive to the grocery store to get them, consider container gardening. It is a …

Teacher of the Year shares speech after off-camera White House ceremony

Mandy Manning, this year's National Teacher of the Year, read a speech on CNN Saturday about her work with immigrant children that she delivered at …

The 100 novels Americans love the most, based on a survey of thousands

In 2018, Michael Wolff’s <i>Fire and Fury</i> and James Comey’s <i>A Higher Loyalty</i> have captured US readers with juicy insights into the Trump White House. But what books bring Americans deep, blithe pleasure?<p>Starting in May, PBS will run a series called <i>The Great American Read</i>, in which journalist Meredith …

Literature

DIGITAL STORY-TELLING: LESSON PRESENTATION

A Lesson Presentation that presents Teaching Resources in Digital Story-Telling. This presentation presents perfect teaching resources that will help …

Eight things great teachers do differently

Teaching is one of the most important professions in society and touches every aspect, of every community in the world in some way. … Read the rest

School ‘Share Tables’ Keep Hungry Kids Fed And Prevent Food Waste

Schools across the country are using share tables<p>For at least a year, schools across the country have been creating share tables to save food from …

15 Life-Changing Fiction Books to Read When You Need an Escape

The only thing I enjoy as much as reading is coming up with a reading list in preparation for an epic (recreational) readathon. Seriously. So as any …

As CO2 Emissions Flatten, More Powerful Greenhouse Gases Flood The Atmosphere

Recent studies paint a grim picture.<p>Global carbon dioxide emissions remained flat for a third year in a row, yet far more powerful greenhouse gases “keep creeping up,” according to the annual report from the European Union and the Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency.<p>The U.S., Russia, China …

The Trump White House Ramps Up Its War on Science

Days before three scientists were scheduled to discuss the effects of climate change, the E.P.A. abruptly canceled the talks without explanation.<p>Under <b>Donald Trump,</b> the Environmental Protection Agency has found itself in the unusual position of being led by a man who has spent his career trying to …

Lifestyle changes, not a magic pill, can reverse Alzheimer's

Last summer, a research group from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) quietly published the results of a new approach in the treatment …

Insects have triumphed for hundreds of millions of years in every habitat but the ocean. Their success is unparalleled, which makes their disappearance all the more alarming<p>Thirty-five years ago an American biologist Terry Erwin conducted an experiment to count insect species. Using an insecticide …

Biodiversity

This 2-Word Quote From Writer Kurt Vonnegut Will Change the Way You Work | Inc.com

When it comes to insights about work, there are tweaks and there are game changers. Which isn't to diminish tweaks. Sometimes, the perfect scheduling hack or productivity ritual can radically improve how much you get done.<p>But no hack or routine will change the fundamental way you view your work -- …

Kurt Vonnegut

It won’t be long before coffee becomes a luxury. Make the most of it.

Fall is always a good time to create new habits, and coffee chains know it. These days, they are desperately trying to find any excuse to get you to drink their java.<p>Many chains used National or International Coffee Day, just passed, as a reason to offer their coffee at a discount, or even for …

Coffee

The world’s first “negative emissions” plant has begun operation—turning carbon dioxide into stone

There’s a colorless, odorless, and largely benign gas that humanity just can’t get enough of. We produce 40 trillion kg of carbon dioxide each year, and we’re on track to cross a crucial emissions threshold that will cause global temperature rise to pass the dangerous 2°C limit set by the Paris …

In a new series of articles on how psychology research can inform teaching, Bradley Busch picks an academic study and makes sense of it for the classroom. This time: a project on long-term memory<p>There is a wealth of psychology research that can help teachers to improve how they work with students – …

Teaching

Now Elon Musk Is Saying Tesla Could Rebuild Puerto Rico's Entire Power Grid | Inc.com

When Hurricane Maria barreled into Puerto Rico more than two weeks ago knocking out the island's entire power grid, Tesla knew it had the expertise to help. That's why the company quietly began sending battery packs and the personnel to install them to help restore power at key locations.<p>But with …

Puerto Rico

The iPhone X won’t (totally) destroy the environment. Here’s why

It's no secret that the production and disposal of smartphones has a major impact on the environment. But if you're nervous that your iPhone is slowly destroying the planet, you may want to check out Apple's environmental reports, which reveal everything from the materials used in its products to …

Mobile Technology

Mom’s Passionate Plea About Standardized Testing Goes Viral

North Carolina mom writes about her frustration with end-of-grade testing<p>Long gone are the days when field trips, longer lesson plans, and free study …

Animations Show the Melting Arctic Sea Ice, and What the Earth Would Look Like When All of the Ice Melts

It's no secret that climate change has been taking a toll on the Arctic. But it's one thing to read about it, another thing to see it in action. …

We think we are escaping ourselves when we read literature, but we might be going deeper into our interior worlds through the therapy of reading<p>The understanding that literature can comfort, console and heal has been around since the second millennium BC; it is no coincidence that Apollo was the …

Yanis Varoufakis

Mystery of Agatha Christie's disappearance is 'solved' as author suggests she considered suicide over husband's affair

It was the last great mystery that Agatha Christie left unsolved – claiming amnesia after she disappeared for 11 days in 1926.<p>Now writer Andrew Wilson has unveiled a new theory as to why she vanished with no explanation: that she had left her home intending to take her own life.<p>But after crashing …

Planet Breaches 410 ppm for First Time in Human History

By Lauren McCauley<p>The amount of carbon in the Earth's atmosphere is now officially off the charts as the planet last week breached the 410 parts per …

You've Got To Write Good | Inc.com

For anyone to notice your words, you've gotta "write good".<p>Obviously, this means it doesn't have to be technically correct (otherwise I'd have said "write well", so please don't email me about my intentional grammar mistake).<p>I have the worst technical writing ever. Ask my copyeditor, editor or …

Writing

13 documentaries on Netflix that will change the way you see the world

Documentaries have a bad reputation, and that changes now. What some perceive as a boring genre is actually a home to some of the most inspiring, …

Stephen King

Barack Obama returns to remind us how radically different he is from Donald Trump

<b>(CNN) —</b> Former President Barack Obama re-emerged into public life on Monday in Chicago and, in the process, offered a potent reminder of what a radical change in direction the country took in the 2016 election.<p>Obama sat in the middle of a group of young people -- all of whom shared their own …

Climate change poses ‘nightmare scenario’ for Florida coast, Bloomberg warns

America’s trillion-dollar coastal property bubble could burst “before the sea consumes a single house.” Here’s why.<p>“Pessimists selling to optimists.” …

Climate Change

10 Tips for Teaching Emotional Regulation (& Improving Classroom Behavior at the Same Time)

It’s test day, and emotions are running high in the classroom. Joe hasn’t stopped fidgeting all morning. He notices that his teacher is about to pass …

Emotional Intelligence

How to Take Charge of Your Landscape Photography in 3 Clear Steps

If you think landscape photography is easy, then you'd be wrong. Hate to break it to you.<p>Did you ever once fall into the trap of thinking: “Tripod, …