Barbara Holsey

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It's Time to Rethink School Schedules, Report Says

Much of a teacher's day is devoted to instruction, with precious little time set aside for collaborating with colleagues, planning lessons or …

Education Technology

Paisley Park, Prince’s Lonely Palace

Six months after Prince’s death, his estate opened to the public. But without its owner it feels like a husk.<p>In 1984, Prince recorded a song called “Paisley Park,” for his seventh record, “Around the World in a Day.” Its lyrics imagine a kind of utopia:<p>There is a park that is known<br>For the face it …

Paisley Park

The 8 Best Ways to Get 6-Pack Abs Fast

Whether you’re aiming to achieve your fitness goals or simply want to look good in a swimsuit, acquiring a sculpted set of six-pack abs is a goal …

Nutrition

10 masturbation questions you've been too afraid to ask, answered by gynecologists

Statistically speaking, a lot of people masturbate.<p>According to an analysis of Indiana University's National Survey Of Sexual Health And Behavior (NSSHB) by FiveThirtyEight, 71.5% of women and 81.5% of men from age 25-29 in the United States masturbate at least once a year.<p>Despite the clear …

Comedy Central

26 Patriotic Crafts For the Most Memorable 4th of July

Your heart will swell for these red, white, and blue crafts.<p>Get crafty this Independence Day with these fun 4th of July craft ideas. Plus, get …

Crafting

12 high-paying side jobs you can do in your free time

If you’re looking to earn some extra money, gain experience in a new field or industry, fill some free time, or find a summer gig, side jobs can fill …

Employment

How to reset your midlife body to burn fat – in six easy steps

Weight gain is not an inevitability of ageing – although, for many people, as they accumulate years under their belt, they also gain pounds.<p>A big part of this is down to the modern dietary environment, which encourages gradual weight gain over time. Over the last 10-20 years, we have started to eat …

Diabetes

10 Excellent Websites to Help Students with Their Homework

The Internet provides learners with tons of educational materials to help them with their learning, however, browsing these resources can be time …

Education Technology

Some of The Best Writing Apps for Elementary Students

Based on your recommendation, we went ahead and curated for you this collection of some good iPad apps you can use with your elementary students to …

Education Technology

15 Italian Recipes Every Beginner Cook Should Master

If you’re not an Italian nonna with decades of pasta-making experience, these classic recipes make an excellent (and relatively simple) introduction …

Cooking

5 Tools to Teach Coding to Late Elementary Students

Let's talk about computer science. It's an area where we need more and more people that know what they are doing. To get those people, we are going …

Blooms Taxonomy

New: Bloom's Taxonomy Planning Kit for Teachers<p>Read More About New: Bloom's Taxonomy Planning Kit for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile …

20 judgments a teacher makes in 1 minute and 28 seconds

Credit: JakeOlimb via Getty ImagesDeborah Loewenberg Ball, an expert in elementary school math instruction and professor of education at the …

Move over, 'sit still'! Why kids need to move in school

<b>(CNN) —</b> A few years ago, when my girls were in the second and third grades, they raved about the dance breaks they would occasionally have during the school day.<p>Their teachers would put on a video, which encouraged the kids to get up and dance, and then they'd get back to work.<p>"What a brilliant …

Teaching

How to Make Better Teachers

It isn’t complicated — but that doesn’t mean it’s easy.<p>Teaching may be more art than science, but the long-term benefits of doing it well aren’t up for debate: Good teachers boost their students’ performance on standardized tests, their chances of going to college and even their lifetime earnings. …

Education

This Macronutrient Cheat Sheet Is Key to Helping You Lose Weight

Counting carbs and calories unfortunately doesn't always equal weight-loss success, and that's because it's all about the <i>quality</i> of the foods you're consuming. Tracking your macros (protein, fat, and carbs) instead may actually be key. Macronutrients are what make up the caloric content of what you …

Why Do Women Get Migraines? New Research Shows Hormones May Play A Role

Ever had a migraine? You'd know if you did: migraines are often cited as one of the worst pain experiences people will experience, even worse than …

'You can tell a lot about a teacher from how they lay out the desks in their classroom'

If you follow golf, you’ll be familiar with handicaps: the idea that a better player starts at a disadvantage to the rest of the field. Teachers …

Top 7 Science Websites for Kids

Websites can give kids a great introduction to science, and there are some wonderful kid-friendly science websites to check out. Not only do kids …

Kids

72 Clever Gifts On Amazon That Women Actually Want

The longer you know someone, the more humble and secretive they seem to be about the things they actually want. My mom or best friend would likely …

9 food parts you should never throw away

If you're immediately tossing those leftover parts of fresh produce in the trash, you could be missing out on some powerful nutrients—and losing money in the process.

Here Is Another Excellent Website to Help Students Learn Coding

Codesters is another excellent website we are adding to our collection of coding resources. Codesters provides students with an easy and simple …

44 Popular Superintendent & Teacher Approved EdTech Resources | Center for Effective School Practices

<b>Finding a suitable edtech tool without any references is like grasping for straws.</b><p>Online reviews of edtech tools tend to focus on technical features …

7 Rules for White People With Black Friends

Congratulations!<p>If you’re here, that means you probably have a newly acquired black friend and you are looking for a few tips. You should be aware …

New Research Proves That All Things Being Equal, Nothing Is Equal for Black Boys

Perhaps you’ve heard the decades-old conservative cure for systematic racism. When confronted with any statistic that shows widespread inequality, …

Best Apps for Teachers and Educators

Notability (iOS)<p>As one of the best note-taking apps, Notability is extremely comprehensive in what it is able to offer. Users of the app are able to …

Education Technology

35 Skincare Products That Actually Do What They Say They Will

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Skin Care

Empowering Learners to Think with Performance Tasks

Pedagogy has been at the forefront of my thinking and work as of late. Decades of solid research have laid the foundation for current studies that …

Pedagogy

‘Black Panther’ Just Keeps Breaking Records

<i>Black Panther</i> (our reviews here and here) has been subverting old tropes and making us add “war rhinoceros” to our genie wishlist, but it’s also been consistently shredding box office records. We already knew it has the highest Rotten Tomatoes rating (97%) of all the Marvel Cinematic Universe …

Black Panther

There Is Much To Celebrate–And Much To Question–About Marvel's Black Panther

Does the film ask its audience to root for the wrong character?<p>I was hoping <i>Black Panther</i> would be a movie exactly for people like me: viewers who may not be deep in the weeds of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but who are interested in this character and stories of the Black fantastic. And in many …