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Secret Teacher: let the government think I'm a failure, I've got my own success criteria

My measures of success focus on what’s important – the students. They remind me that, whatever the system thinks of my teaching, I am damn good at at my job<p>This term I had the most soul destroying conversation of my career. I was told by my ever supportive line manager that although the school …

5 Yoga Poses To Fix The Damage Your Desk Job Does To Your Body

Sitting over a laptop all day sucks, especially for your spine.<p>If your job requires you to stay in a chair all day, you're probably familiar with the …

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The Illusion of Inclusion: How We Are Failing Students with Learning Disabilities

The education world is abuzz trying to make sense of disheartening findings that, since 2013, scores in reading and math have gone down or remained stagnant across fourth and eighth grades. What we aren't talking about, however, is the performance of students with disabilities, who continue to lack …

How 7 Super Successful Women Leaders Find the Time to Take Care of Their Health

<b>Add self-care to your schedule.</b><p><i>By Lauren Mazzo</i>, SELF<p>Being busy often means putting yourself lower on the priority list -- so staying healthy, energized, and (relatively) de-stressed becomes that much more challenging. SELF talked to some of the most successful -- and busiest -- women about how they …

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• Eco Friendly Homes<br>• Eco-Friendly Home Ideas<br>• Home Design Ideas<br>• Kitchen Design Ideas<br>• Decorative Accessories<br>• Lighting Ideas<br>• Architectural Designs<p>Related Links: …

15 Slow Cooker Soup Recipes to Warm You Up

Once winter arrives in all of its icy glory, it’s understandable that you’ll want to burrow under the covers and solely sip soup for dinner. And after a long day at the office, it’s less than likely that you’ll be tempted to gather ingredients and start chopping. That’s why these crock pot soup …

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Attention training can wire your brain to be less scaredy-cat

After the training, participants were<br>less distracted by scary picturesA simple computer training task, which involves ignoring irrelevant …

The Brain

This Is Your Brain on Exercise: Why Physical Exercise (Not Mental Games) Might Be the Best Way to Keep Your Mind Sharp

In the United States and the UK, we've seen the emergence of a multibillion-dollar brain training industry, premised on the idea that you can improve …

Humanity

The Exact Yoga Poses You Should Be Doing for Any Running Goal

The only thing standing between you and longer, stronger, faster runs is your yoga mat.<p>Yoga might not offer the heart-pounding high your routine run does, but it helps you improve your strength and flexibility in ways that a trail or a treadmill never could. Still not convinced you need to work it …

Spread The Word With These 30 Perfectly Punny T-Shirts

Wearing a t-shirt featuring punny wordplay is a fun way to show the world you're a language lover who knows a good pun when they see one.<p>Those who …

Lanterns Are Hot For Wedding Centerpieces — Photos!

A table we're totally inspired by from a rustic wedding inspiration shoot: this gorgeous reception table topped with oversized iron lanterns, milk …

24 Smart Ways To Save Money On Your Wedding, According To Thrifty Brides

Spend where it matters, save where it doesn't.<p>With the average cost of a wedding at an all-time high, brides- and grooms-to-be are likely looking for easy ways to trim the budget without sacrificing any of the important stuff -- like fun, food and guests' comfort.<p>We recently asked thrifty HuffPost …

Tips for Hosting a Long Wedding Weekend

<i>Long gone are the days when a wedding is just a one-day event. With guests increasingly spread out, often, weddings turn into a long weekend of parties. Whether it's a destination wedding or you both grew up in different parts of the country and settled somewhere in between, it's very possible that</i> …

Beautiful Floral Wedding Cakes: Wedding Cakes With Flowers

Whether you prefer sugar or fresh flowers, pretty blooms are the perfect accessory for your wedding cake!<p>One of the highlights of every wedding? The cake! Guests might forget your first dance song or the color of your table runners, but your friends and family will always remember what your wedding …

25 Insanely Clever Schoolteacher Hacks

Brilliant tips and tricks to help teachers of any grade save time, money, and patience.

Research says this is what you need to teach your kids in kindergarten if you ever want them to go to college or get a job

Researchers from Pennsylvania State University and Duke University tracked more than 700 children from across the US between kindergarten and age 25 and found a significant correlation between their social skills as kindergartners and their success as adults two decades later.<p>In 1991, teachers …

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The Myth About the Special Education Gap – by Marcus A. Winters

As public schools, charter schools are legally required to educate all students regardless of the difficulties they bring with them into the …

Education

The definitive glossary of wine tasting terms

For those who identify with the latter, this glossary of wine tasting terms will get your vocabulary off to a roaring start. The list is a group effort by some of our favorite sommeliers and winemakers, all of whom are photographed below, plus Business Insider's own Matthew DeBord, author of "Wine …

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Why Reading to Learn Is Seldom Taught

A retired public elementary school principal recently told me that the rule in education used to be that grades 1-3 were about learning to read. After that, it was reading to learn. But that's not happening today with the current emphasis on ELA skills through the Common Core State Standards. The …

Let's explore: Travel around the world with these 12 books

When you read an incredible book, the author usually has a way of transporting you to another place making you feel like you're actually immersed in …

7 Drinks That Will Change the Way You Consume Coffee Forever

When Starbucks rolled out the Flat White earlier this year, it proved that a simple tilt of milk ratios can send the coffee-drinking public spiraling …

17 Memoirs By Women You Should Add To Your Reading List

Looking for some end-of-summer reading? We have some women's stories to suggest -- 17 of them, in fact.<p>The remarkable women on this list of unputdownable memoirs have shared the most personal and painful parts of their lives through their writing. They have suffered from mental illness, escaped …

This Mason jar taco salad is the perfect portable, healthy lunch

The Mason jar is exactly what’s needed to shake up your lunchtime or picnic routine. Not just a portable container, salads are layered in a strategic way in the jar for lasting crunch power. Either make the Mason Jar Taco Salad packed with a spice-rich dressing over veggies galore and kidney beans, …

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

Best Stuff<p>After lathering up a a whole lot, we crown the winning washes.<p>By Adam Hurly1 day agoView More<p>Best of GQ<p>The 84-year-old music legend has …

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11 Morning Habits That Will Change Your Life (And Make You More Creative)

<i>Your alarm clock goes off and it’s time to mindlessly shower, brush your teeth, eat breakfast, then head to work. Is that really all there is?</i>In …

Creativity

The 12 Best Natural Beauty Products from the Drugstore

1/12<p><b>Acure Organics Unscented Argan Oil Cleansing Towelettes</b><p>These 100-percent biodegradable wipes gently remove everything from the day’s makeup to …

If you want your children to succeed, teach them to share in kindergarten

Kindergartners who share, cooperate and are helpful are more likely to have a college degree and a job 20 years later than children who lack those social skills, according to a new study.<p>Kids who get along well with others also are less likely to have substance-abuse problems and run-ins with the …