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People with Autism Can Read Emotions, Feel Empathy

There is a persistent stereotype that people with autism are individuals who lack empathy and cannot understand emotion. It’s true that many people …

Autism

10 Simple Ways to Upgrade Roasted Broccoli

For weeknight dinners I'm all about super-simple sides. That usually translates to roasted veggies, with broccoli leading the pack. On its own, even …

A morning at the AltSchool, an education startup that Silicon Valley is crazy about

The AltSchool, a system of "micro schools" and an educational software company, has captured significant attention for its philosophy of personalized learning.<p>For the K-1 class, kids can choose to work on their own projects, read or take a "co-curricular" class such as yoga or a foreign language. …

Silicon Valley

PBS is Giving Away iBooks to Teachers

PBS has released a series of free interactive digital books for teachers.<p>The series covers a number of topics including math, science, foreign …

Education Technology

Italian Baked Vegetables With Breadcrumbs

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How to Look Better Naked By Tonight

Expert tips for getting rid of bloat, smoothing skin and toning up in 30 minutes.<p>No matter how great you feel about your naked body, unless you've been following Gisele's workout and meal plan for the last few months, you probably wouldn't turn down a little extra last-minute help in the slimming, …

When Your Lover Really Becomes Your Partner

This is for the boyfriend, girlfriend, husband or wife who lit the spark that will warm your heart forever. It's for the lover that really and truly became your partner; the person who changed everything.<p>It's not a single moment. There isn't a magical strike of lightning to your heart indicating …

This 10-Minute TED Talk Will Teach You Everything You Need to Know About Presenting

Need to give a great presentation? Here are 10 tips from a marvelous TED talk on--what else?--communication.<p>Think back to the last time you were mesmerized by a magnificent public speaker.<p>What went through your mind? Did you think, "Wow, I wish I could give presentations like that. I'd love to be …

Public Speaking

Mami Talks: 3 Methods That Will Encourage Your Child's Learning

Are you looking for new ways to educate your children?<p>The last thing dedicated teachers want to think is that they’re fulfilling all the duties of a babysitter and not much else, explained educator <b>Mac Bogert</b>. “I’m often reminded of Mark Twain’s quote: ‘I never let my schooling interfere with my …

A Guide to the Most Nutritious Vegetables

A Guide to the Most Nutritious Vegetables<p>Below is a list of vegetables, it provides a guide to the most nutritious vegetables, and those to limit due …

Special-needs students are putting strain on teachers, study says

The integration of special-needs students into regular classrooms is taking a toll on teachers, according to a new study commissioned by the …

Teaching

Spring vegetables, a guide: How to cook them, what to look for, and when to enjoy them

You don’t have to get too fancy with spring produce. After a long winter of brassicas and root vegetables, it’s often enough to simply embrace the …

Recipes

How to Know When You Need to End a Friendship

<i>By: Lodro Rinzler</i><p>Friends are essential in life, yet there are times when we need to reassess how certain people contribute to our personal growth and happiness.<p>True friendship is essential to our spiritual journey, yet there are times when we may need to discern who actually is a true friend and …

Why "Clean Eating" Shouldn't Be Your Goal

It's time to put this trendy food claim to rest.<p>The "clean-eating" craze — which can attribute a lot of its popularity to food photos and social-media hashtagging (#cleaneating's cousin is #eatclean) — is one that's been bugging me more and more lately, so I feel like it's time to clarify a few …

10 Powerful Foods To Help Lower Blood Sugar Quickly

Blood sugar is a sneaky health issue, but there are many powerful foods that can help you lower blood sugar levels efficiently and quickly. First, in …

Nutrition

16 Low-Carb and Gluten-Free Stuffed Zucchini Boat Recipes

Move over, spiralized comfort foods; there’s more than one way to turn your favorite dishes low carb and gluten-free. All aboard the zucchini train — err, zucchini boat. Once you halve a zucchini and scoop out the seeds, it’s the perfect vessel for makeshift tacos, pizza or even burgers. As an …

Healthy Eating

Solving the Puzzle of Your ADD/ADHD Child: Natural Alternatives for Hard-to-Raise Children

Raising any child can feel like a puzzle. However, when your child has ADD or ADHD, that puzzle can seem to have a few missing pieces. This was the …

Autism

10 tips for administrators to help new teachers avoid burnout

I remember what it was like to be a new teacher. Not knowing what to focus on, not being sure how to balance being formal and friendly, wondering if …

Teaching

What Your Zodiac Sign Says About Your Dating Life

Apparently it's more than just swipe right, swipe left.<p>Jan 28, 2016<p>Dating, hooking up, hanging out—whatever your approach to relationships, like all things, the stars come into play. Here, astrologer Kelli Fox of TheAstrologer.com reveals the one word to describe your dating style, as well as how …

Relationships

11 Macro Bowl Recipes That’ll Make You Want to Eat Healthy

Macro bowls are the “choose your own adventure” of healthy and delicious eating. Similar to a rice bowl and a simplified form of balanced eating, they’re typically comprised of a grain base, raw or cooked veggies, a protein of your choice and a healthy fat like avocado, hummus or a tasty homemade …

Healthy Eating

11 Foods to Avoid If You Want to Lose Weight

The foods you eat can have a major effect on your weight.<p>Some foods, like full-fat yogurt, coconut oil and eggs, help with weight loss (1, 2, …

Six Christmas cocktails

Get into the spirit of the season with these delicious drinks by the award-winning Ryan Chetiyawardana and friends<p><b>Ceylon sling</b><p><b>by Ryan Chetiyawardana</b><p>Inspired by the flavours from my family home, with arrack as the traditional base for a punch, this classic five-ingredient mix makes a light and …

21 Things People With ADHD Want You To Know

"It's not a disorder of not knowing what to do, it is a disorder of not doing what you know."