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8 Excellent Blended Learning Tools for Teachers

September 25, 2015 <br>In its basic and simplest definition, blended learning is an instructional methodology, a teaching and learning approach that …

Target to move away from gender-based signs

<b>(CNN) —</b> Attention Target shoppers: Say goodbye to "girls' building sets" and "boys' bedding."<p>The big box retailer announced Friday that it will start phasing out gender-based signage in some departments. The shift comes in response to customer feedback that distinguishing between products for girls …

Stereotypes

8 Books to Read If You Loved 'Breaking Bad'

Books

25 Faces Everyone Who Grocery Shops Will Immediately Recognize

When your favorite chips are two for $5.

HBO

Places You Need to See Before You Die

So much to see, so little time--there are no shortage of amazing sights on this planet and you probably won't get to see all of them, so how do you decide which ones to visit?<p>Whether or not you have a formal bucket list, you've likely made a mental list of places you want to go and things you'd …

Secret teacher: I am all for inclusion in principle, but it doesn't always work

Keeping children with special educational needs in mainstream schooling can deprive them of expert care – and their classmates of a decent education<p>More from the Secret Teacher<p>“Either he goes, or I’m taking my daughter out of the school.”<p>This is what a parent told me in confidence last summer. They …

Education

Colorado Teacher Shares Heartbreaking Notes From Third Graders

Kyle Schwartz teaches third grade at Doull Elementary in Denver.<p>Although she says her students are a pleasure to look after, the educator of three …

Teaching

10 Useful Math Practice Apps for Elementary Students

April 4, 2015<br>Looking for some good iPad apps to help elementary students with their Math? The list below features some of the most popular iPad apps …

Abruzzi Fish Stew

When I first met my former father-in-law, whose parents were from Abruzzi, Italy, all he could talk about was the fish stew. So when we went to Abruzzi to visit my former husband's relatives while on our honeymoon, of course we had to have the fish stew.<p>It was incredible.<p>Unfortunately, what I now …

35 Books You Need To Read In Your Twenties

From Cheryl Strayed's Wild to Amy Poehler's Yes Please, these are the books you need to get through your own roaring twenties. Inspired by this post.

Books

Lightened-Up Spinach and Artichoke Macaroni and Cheese

This lightened-up but still creamy version of macaroni and cheese is full of protein--an impressive 29 grams per serving-quite an accomplishment for …

GAME OF THRONES Cast Tries to Summarize The First Four Seasons in 30 Seconds

The 9 Most Romantic Cities In The South

If you're in the mood for a romantic getaway with your significant other but don't quite know where you want to go, then we've got you covered.<p>From a quiet Tennessee town to the mountains of North Carolina, we've picked the nine most romantic cities in the South. Take a look, book a trip, and take …

Oat Tuiles (Crispy Cookies) - Easy Recipe

These thin crispy cookies are super tasty and really easy to make. No mixer required, little cleaning up. Cheap, basic ingredients - butter, oats, …

22 TV shows to cheat on your partner with

THERE’S A CHEATING epidemic across this fair land of ours.<p>No, it’s not illicit fumbles in the local nightclub, or romantic dalliances in the Tesco …

Microsoft launches OneNote Staff Notebook for Education

Microsoft has launched a free tool to help teachers and school staff to collaborate more effectively on curriculum development, administrative duties and internal policies.<p>OneNote Staff Notebook for Education lets education staff leaders — like principals or faculty heads — set up shared workspaces …

Microsoft OneNote

5 American Cities You Should Visit In 2015

In 2014, Minneapolis, Kansas City and Richmond were the coolest place to be. But with a new year brings a new set of cities to add to your bucket list. Luckily, we've found some surprising spots Americans are trekking to most, courtesy of Hotels.com's Hotel Price Index.<p>Whether it's a small-ish town …

Is Everyday Math The Worst Math Program Ever?

If you’re the parent of an elementary school-age child, chances are good (OK, about one in ten, although actual numbers are hard to pin down) that you’ve encountered Everyday Math. Chances are reasonably good that you hate it. The math program, developed by educators at the University of Chicago, …

21 Hot And Delicious Casserole Recipes To Try In 2015

Stop making the same old casserole recipes for your family and try something new!

Cooking

12 Unexpected Uses For Vodka

Forget about martinis and vodka sodas, these surprising uses for vodka are about to change how you look at liquor<p><i>Getty Images</i><p>It's time to rethink how you use vodka. Sure, the spirit is still perfectly capable of creating potent adult beverages, but these new uses for the liquor may leave you …