Thomas Laymon

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Whether it’s a love for education, the drive to succeed, or just genuine curiosity, the hunger for knowledge and learning is what keeps us moving …

8 Questions Parents Ask Progressive Teachers

In a recent Twitter conversation about how useless traditional homework is, someone wondered how parents react to a no-homework policy. This is one …

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Chicago's charter school wars

If you follow New York's bare-knuckle politics, you know about Eva Moskowitz. She's the former City Council member who created and runs Success Academy Charter Schools. She may challenge charter-phobic New York Mayor Bill de Blasio's re-election in 2017.<p>Success Academy has built a phenomenal track …

5 Teaching Practices I Would Never Do Again

As an educator for almost fifteen years, I think about what I used to do and shake my head at some of my thinking. Many of the practices that I had …

Teaching

The Happiness Industry: How Government And Big Business Manipulate Your Moods For Profit

<i>The following is an excerpt from William Davies' new book The Happiness Industry: How the Government and Big Business Sold Us Well-Being (Verso</i> …

Psychology

100 Quick Weight-Loss Tips

Small, simple changes can lead to major results.<p><i>This article was written by Jenny Sugar and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>Losing weight is a journey composed of a million healthy choices we make each day. So keep these 100 tips in mind to continue on that healthy path, little by …

Anatomical Core Training

This is the sixth in the author's series of anatomical training articles. Check out his guides to biceps, deltoids, triceps, back muscle and your chest.<p>Anatomy<p>When most people think of the core, they think of abs. Although the abs are a very important part of the core, they are not the only muscle …

18 Exercise Upgrades for More Muscle

Try these muscle building moves<p>What if you could instantly make any exercise 10 times more effective? Chances are, you can. That's because most men—including longtime gym rats—make tiny but key technique errors on even the most basic movements. And as it turns out, these seemingly minor mistakes …

The Deconstruction of the K-12 Teacher

When kids can get their lessons from the Internet, what's left for classroom instructors to do?<p>Whenever a college student asks me, a veteran high-school English educator, about the prospects of becoming a public-school teacher, I never think it’s enough to say that the role is shifting from …

25 Best Snacks For Weight Loss

From the editors of RedbookMag.com, four nutritionists share the small bites that pull their own weight in the dieting department so you don't have to.<p><b>1) Hard-boiled eggs with sriracha sauce</b> To improve thyroid function—the gland manages growth and metabolism—look no further than a low-calorie, …

15 Amazing No-Equipment Workouts

For when you have zero desire to step outside<p>We totally get it: When it’s pouring rain or temps are at Arctic levels, the last thing you want to do is head to the gym. But if you’ve made big fitness resolutions for 2014, skipping workouts because you’d rather curl up on the couch with hot chocolate …

Exercise

15 Surprising Discoveries About Learning

by Saga Briggs<p>What are some of the most encouraging known facts about learning? From taking a walk to learning a new language, there are countless …

The Brain

10 Free Resources for Flipping Your Classroom

Thanks to the folks over at Khan Academy, alternative modes of delivering classroom instruction are all the rage. We’ve got face to face models, …

Education Technology

A Depth Of Knowledge Rubric For Reading, Writing, And Math

<b>A Depth Of Knowledge Rubric For Reading, Writing, And Math</b><p>by <b>Terry Heick</b><p><i>This is part 1 in a 3 part “Return To The Classroom” series, so-named because</i> …

Teaching

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Get Stronger with 4 Simple Workout Strategies, Plus: Complete 12-Week Program

Strength helps with nearly every aspect of performance. You can't run, throw or jump without a strength base. Follow these four workout strategies to …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Skincare<p>It's actually not as hard as you'd think.<p>By Adam Hurly3 days agoView More<p>Sales<p>There’s still time to score big.<p>19 Photos3 days agoView …

Lifestyle

10 Genius Exercises You Aren’t Doing

Strong, Fast, and Ripped: The Training Plan

Build an athletic body that's primed for peak performance<p>Why do you work out? Better question: Why do you <i>train</i>? Because there is a difference. After all, lots of people work out—to burn calories or relieve stress or just because they like to sweat. But athletes train. They train with the purpose of …

Get Supersized with the 500-Rep Workout

<b>Duration</b> 1-Week<p><b>Exercises</b> 25<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>This workout was designed as a way to “shock” your muscles into some serious growth. Perform this workout for …

Muscle