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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 …

Nutrition

Response: Ways to Use Learning 'Taxonomies' in the Classroom

<i>(This is the first post in a two-part series)</i><p>The new "question-of-the-week" is:<p><i>What are practical ways teachers can use "taxonomies" like Bloom's and</i> …

Pedagogy

How to access Mac’s hidden photo-editing app

Whether you know it or not, if you own a Mac, you also own a surprisingly powerful editing tool—and it’s hiding in plain site.<p>Not everyone needs …

What Happened When I Started Meditating Before Every Run

In an effort to begin my runs feeling relaxed and not just end them that way, I started doing just three minutes of guided mediation before every run …

The Writing Process Isn't Linear. Let's Stop Telling Students That It Is.

If you conduct an online image search for “writing process,” you’ll find many charts that lay out the steps—brainstorming, drafting, revising, …

Creative Writing

The No. 1 Reason You're Not as Productive as You Want to Be | Inc.com

We all want to be more productive. After all, who wouldn't want to get more done than they thought possible? Unfortunately, productivity is and continues to be one of the biggest challenges for entrepreneurs and executives. The good news is that you can be more productive. You just have to think …

Time Management

Teacher Researcher or Research Rich?

Reading Time: 4 minutesCan every teacher become action research champions in their own schools and classrooms? The concept of teachers becoming …

Research

Netflix's Secret Codes Unlock More Movies Than You Can Imagine

Access this hidden list of hyper-specific Netflix genres with our help.<p>How many movies do you think are currently available on Netflix? Well, you’re …

A Reading Guide for Those in Despair About American Politics

Nearly three dozen book recommendations to help make sense of the state of U.S. democracy, from academics, comedians, activists, and more<p>No matter who wins the U.S. presidential election on November 8, America’s got some grappling to do. This race has been full of sexism, racism, anti-Semitism, …

Does teaching have an image problem?

Far from being regarded as hard-working professionals, it seems teachers are often wrongly perceived as incompetent and militant, writes Gillian Harvey<p>Listening to a recent radio debate on whether 16 year olds should be given the vote, I was shocked at the number of callers who felt that, should …

Teaching With Your Mouth Shut

Opinion | Learning Strategies<p>Teaching With Your Mouth Shut<p>By Stefany Bolaños     Oct 15, 2016<p>Image Credit: JrCasas / Shutterstock.com<p>Related …

Teaching

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‘Atlanta' aired a fake cereal ad that was actually a shocking satire of police brutality

FX's acclaimed dramedy <i>Atlanta</i> has left hints that it exists in a slightly alternate reality to ours — one where Justin Bieber is black and people …

5 Moves Trainers Think You Should Skip and What to Do Instead

We go to the gym. We work out at home. We stick to moves we know and trust, but could some of those tried and true exercises be interfering with all our hard work? We asked three trainers to tell us what exercises they think we should just stop doing. They gave us two simple questions to consider: …

Here's to Joy: 7 of the Best Books on Happiness

For many of us, happiness is a goal we’re only partially successful at attaining. Our lives are complex, with a host of desires that don’t always line up: personal satisfaction doesn’t always coincide with professional success, for one thing. The day that you’re set to have a life-changing meeting …

Happiness

Quora Question: How Do We Undervalue Teachers and Education?

<i>Quora Questions are part of a partnership between</i> Newsweek <i>and Quora, through which we'll be posting relevant and interesting answers from Quora</i> …

Secret Teacher: I love teaching, but I'm tired of feeling like a failure

When I began teaching 18 years ago, I poured everything I had into it. I started at a tough inner-city Manchester school. I ran after-school football and film clubs, and produced Shakespeare plays with 8- to 11-year-olds. I was glad to be observed 10 times in a gruelling five-day Ofsted visit (it …

Mental Health

The 50 Best Books From Oprah's Book Club

YOU get a book and YOU get a book! EVERYBODY GETS A BOOK!<p>In 1996, Oprah started her very own book club. Each year, she has chosen a few book titles that she thinks her fans and followers would enjoy reading. Since its inception, the success of the club has grown so much that her literary picks …

A high school teacher is changing the way he grades essays — and it reflects a dramatic shift in the English language

If you're a grammar purist, that sentence may have made you cringe.<p>Standard English dictates the word "they," a plural pronoun, should never be used to refer to a single person. Since "student" is a singular noun, you'd need a singular pronoun like "he" or "she" to match it.<p>A high-school English …

Want To Address Teachers' Biases? First, Talk About Race

As Ayana Coles gazes at the 20 teachers gathered in her classroom, she knows the conversation could get uncomfortable. And she's prepared.<p>"We are going to experience discomfort — well, we may or may not experience it — but if we have it that's OK," says Coles, a third-grade teacher at Eagle Creek …

Teaching

12 Quick and Super Easy DIY Tutorials You’ll Want to Try This Weekend

Pinterest makes everything look pretty and easy, but there's no end to DIY fails on the Internet. Of course, some of the prettiest things on the …

Wall Art

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Gay Talese Stays Too Long At 'The Voyeur's Motel'

The penis, Gay Talese writes in <i>Thy Neighbor's Wife,</i> his 1981 book on the American sexual revolution, "knows no moral code."<p>"Often regarded as a weapon," he writes, it "is also a burden, the male curse. It has made some men restless roués, voyeurs, flashers, rapists." The penis is but "prey" to the …

Books

New Resources On Teaching Reading & Writing

Here are some new and useful resources related to teaching reading and writing:<p>TEN WAYS TO DITCH THAT READING LOG is from Middle School Minds. I’m …

Teaching

27 Body Weight Workouts For Runners: Faster, Leaner...

Shares 1K<p>Lately I’ve been blasting you left and right on Instagram with my commitment to cross training and much of that has been in the form of body …

Dystopia is done, fantasy is finished: why realism is on the rise in YA fiction

For years dystopia and fantasy have dominated teen bookshelves, but now change is in the air: a new brand of gritty, down-to-earth realism is the hot new YA craze. Say goodbye to far-off lands and totalitarian regimes, wizard schools and space adventures – and hello to high school, teen angst and …

Books

Country Living

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Apple iOS 11 tips and tricks for iPhone: Master your new software - Pocket-lint

Apple packaged a tonne of improvements in iOS 11 including updates to Maps, keyboard, App Store, Siri and Control Centre.<p>The new OS from Apple brings …

Even more essential Mac keyboard shortcuts

There are a ton of Mac keyboard shortcuts to make your digital life easier and more productive. Last week, we showed you 10 of the best shortcuts to keep in mind when using your Mac, and you responded with even more.<p>Here are Cult of Mac readers’ suggestions for even more fantastic Mac keyboard …

Operating Systems

5 fabulous sites for free and printable recipe cards

Whether you want to write out an heirloom recipe, pass cooking instructions to a friend or make an edible gift more meaningful by providing the …