Tania Worona

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Teaching After Hours: The Rise Of International Online Teaching

After teaching all day long, most teachers want to go home and rest. But with meager teacher salaries, many teachers take on additional jobs to make ends meet. We normally think of teaching as something that’s done within four classroom walls, but technology has expanded the ways in which teachers …

Teaching

Here are 300 free Ivy League university courses you can take online right now

The eight Ivy League schools are among the most prestigious colleges in the world. They include Brown, Harvard, Cornell, Princeton, Dartmouth, Yale, and Columbia universities, and the University of Pennsylvania.<p>All eight schools place in the top fifteen of the US News and World Report 2017 national …

University of Pennsylvania

Getting Started with Project Based Learning (Quick Reference Guide)

Getting Started with Project Based Learning (Quick Reference Guide) <b>Availability:</b> In Stock<p>John Larmer<p>Description<p>In project-based learning (PBL), …

Problem-Based Learning

6 Tips for Assessing in OneNote

• <b>Distribute everything!</b><p>The Distribute and Review functions are easily my favourite Class OneNote tools. With a couple of clicks, I can distribute a …

Creating Modern Learning Environments

Presented by Marci Milius, Learning Environment Designer Consultant<br>Sponsored by Ergotron | Co-hosted by Big Deal Media<p><b>If you view the recording and</b> …

Get Started with Project-Based Learning

Last fall we set out to discover which education research topics K-12 practitioners want to know more about. More than 200 of you responded to our …

Education Technology

Scaffolding Questions to Develop Deeper Understanding

Over the past couple of months, I have been working with a variety of schools and districts in the role of a coach. Most of this work is focused on …

Readers’ 23 All-Time Favorite Real Simple Recipes

We asked, and thousands of you answered. Here are the dishes most bookmarked, dog-eared, clipped, shared, and enjoyed—from once-a-week slow-cooker …

Cooking

5 ways to use leftover coffee

<b>Turn those cold dregs in the bottom of the coffee pot into something delicious.</b><p>How often have you made a big pot of coffee, optimistically thinking …

Ice Cream Maker

Recipe: Venison Lok Lak

A combination of stir-fry and salad, Lok Lak is a popular staple in Cambodia. It’s usually made with beef, but in olden times, in the country’s …

2 Great (and free) Ways to Learn About Design Thinking

The free K12 Online Conference (@k12online) is continuing this year with short “mini-conferences.” Last week John Spencer’s (@spencerideas) keynote …

If You Do Any of These 4 Activities in Your Classroom, You're Already Personalizing Learning

Learning Strategies<p>If You Do Any of These 4 Activities in Your Classroom, You're Already Personalizing Learning<p>By Todd Flory     Dec 22, …

Teaching Students How to Manage Feedback

The classroom is a non-stop hub of feedback: test grades, assignment scores, paper comments, peer review, individual conferences, nonverbal cues, and …

An Intro to Sewing Circuits Affordably

Paper Circuits to Sewing Circuits<p>In our #bigmakerbook, I suggest crafting with paper circuits to learn about simple and parallel circuits before …

12 Embroidery Hoop Crafts That Don’t Involve a Needle and Thread

From wall art to practical pockets, embroidery hoops can basically do it all. But the best part is that you don’t need to know the difference between an applique and an emblem to get down with these ideas. Whether you’re the master of crafts or the mere idea of DIY gives you anxiety, plenty of the …

Crafting

Free-Motion Quilting Downloads

My free-motion quilting patterns, stitch path and practice sheets are free to use for personal use only. Please do not reproduce, publish in print or …

New Friday Tutorial: The Super Simple Squares Quilt

Yesterday I googled, “How to boil an egg.” Don’t laugh! I have boiled an egg before. But sometimes the yolk is too soft, and sometimes it turns …

The 11 Best Chocolate Recipes of All Time

Here at TT, there is no such thing as too much chocolate—cookies, pies, cakes, tarts, brownies—we love it all. Whether you’re looking to make an …

Teaching kids about money is child’s play

"You have to pay for that!," yelled my three-year-old while pointing at the groceries in my shopping cart. You'd think stepping out of the checkout line to grab a forgotten tub of ice cream would have thrilled my daughter.<p>But rather than scream for ice cream, the kid called for my arrest. The …

Personal Finance

Cookie recipes from our 'Holiday Cookies' book

"Holiday Cookies," a collection of more than 100 recipes of winning cookies from 25 years of the Tribune's annual Holiday Cookie Contest, is back in print. The book, published in 2014 by the Tribune with Surrey Books, an imprint of Agate Publishing, sold out before the holiday season had ended. Now …

9 amazing brussels sprouts recipes to try as a Thanksgiving side

After one traumatic childhood experience with boiled brussels sprouts, it took me 20 years to give the cruciferous vegetable another chance. My best friend was making a batch of simply sauteed brussels sprouts in olive oil for her 2 year old daughter, who L-O-V-E-D them to my surprise. I figured if …

13 Must Read Books on Teaching Writing

November 1 , 2015<br>The ability to write clearly and coherently is an essential skill for students in any given content area. According to Daniels et …

Writing

14 Hot Breakfasts to Make with Your Extra Hour

Did you remember to turn back your clocks this weekend? If so, you probably woke up this morning feeling well-rested thanks to that extra Daylight Saving Time hour of sleep—and surprised to see how bright it was. Or maybe you woke up at your normal, pre-Daylight Saving Time hour and realized you …

Eggs

5 Foolproof Muffins to Kick Off Baking Season

Break out the apron (and the jeggings): baking season is upon us! You don't even need to be a "baker" to whip up these easy fall muffins. The recipes have all been fine tuned in my kitchen, so they come out perfect for you every time.<p>Break out the apron (and the jeggings): baking season is upon us! …

Muffins

Easy cakes and treats for workplace celebrations

No time or inclination to spend hours slaving over a colleague’s birthday cake? Try these easy and quick recipes and still get brownie points with workmates...

Quick Recipes

5 Healthy Pumpkin Bread Recipes That Hit the Sweet Spot

A riddle for you: What’s the perfect fall accessory that’s guaranteed to make you feel warm inside and out? The answer: sweaters—and also these …

6 Easy Office Treats That Will Blow Your Co-Workers Away

Yasmina Jacobs, who runs the bursting-with-ideas website Eat Make Celebrate, shares a few sweet and savory snacks that she says will impress anyone (even a finicky boss).<p><b>The Buttery, Flaky, "You Made This?!" Pastry</b><p>Homemade croissants don't require any special ingredients, equipment or degree in …

16 Desserts You Can Make With Cookie Dough That Aren't Cookies

#TeamCookieDough<p>A great cookie dough is obviously the key to awesomely delicious cookies. But for those of us who are fans of the soft, chewy mix, why stop there?<p>When using the dough to bake cookies gets a little boring, the next resort is to eat it raw -- which probably isn't the best way to get a …

Study: Behavior in kindergarten linked to adult success

<b>(CNN) —</b> In our household, we're still talking about the critically acclaimed box office smash "Inside Out," Pixar's animated look at the emotions inside a child's brain. It came up most recently when we watched Serena Williams cruise to another victory at this year's Wimbledon, and my youngest …