Christi Veitch

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The Simplest Way To Beat The Market (Part 1)

What if I told you that there is a simple way to beat the market by 100% (yes, twice the market returns) on average, with minimal risk and low …

Investing

The Painter's Primer - LINEA

<i>Irwin Greenberg circulated this primer to his students at the High School of Art & Design and the Art Students League of New York. He died, age 87,</i> …

High School

How to Erase Those Old, Embarrassing Online Accounts

We use our emails, phone numbers, and addresses to sign up for EVERYTHING online. Sometimes we make accounts for things once because we want to enter a giveaway for a much-needed vacay, or because we saw something on a random website that we absolutely HAD to have. And unless you’re super duper …

11 Things to Start with in Google Classroom - Teacher Tech

11 Things to Start With in Google Classroom<p>In a nutshell, Google Classroom is Google Drive Management. It allows you to assign assignments and …

Education Technology

9 Financial Lessons Every High School Senior Should Learn

9 Financial Skills You Should've Learned in High School<p>Updated May 30, 2017<p>There is a movement that is working on teaching basic personal finances to …

Personal Finance

Real-Life Resolution: Here's How Painting Therapy is Going

<i>Kenya Foy is one of six people tracking their resolutions with Apartment Therapy in real time. You can read her first installment here.</i><p>When …

Doodling

4 Big Investing Trends You Can Bet On for the Next Several Years

Here's where to look for big shifts, and how to bet on them.<p>Exchange-traded funds are beloved for the ease and speed with which they can be bought …

10 Things Every Teacher Should Be Able to Do on Google Classroom

For the past few years Google has provided educators with a killer blended learning platform that allows them to create, distribute, grade …

What If We Taught Art The Way We Teach Math?

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Test Scores Are Falling. Is The Sky?

For the first time in 25 years, America's fourth- and eighth-graders are doing worse in math, at least according to The National Assessment of Educational Progress.<p>NAEP, also known as the Nation's Report Card, tests students in both grades every two years on math and reading ability. This year, …

​Google Chromebooks: The most popular classroom computing device

Lost in all the buzz about Google's new Nexus smartphones and Chromecast devices was that Chromebooks are now schools' favorite computer device.<p>Once …

‘Go, And Be’, A Beautiful Short Film About Falling In Love With the Scottish Highlands

“Go, And Be” by Josh Brine is a beautiful visual love letter to the Scottish Highlands and the important lesson he learned from spending time in …

Relationships

3 Choices That Will Help You Attract A Devoted Partner

I recently started dating an incredible man. As our connection deepens, I can’t help but reflect on how far I’ve come on my journey of personal …

Relationships

The 3 Rules of Keeping a Clean and Organized Home

Life can get busy, and it's not always easy maintaining the housework and keeping things organized. Obviously, making things messy is unavoidable, but with just a few steps, you can stay ahead of the game and avoid getting overwhelmed by cleaning!<p>Establish a Cleaning Schedule and Be Prepared<p>This is …

Time Management

The 7 Popular Google Docs Tools for Teachers

June 15, 2015<br>Below is a list of some popular Google Docs add-ons for teachers and educators. These extensions are geared towards enhancing your …

We've Gone Google!

This week, teachers in our district received their Teacher Login for Google Apps for Education. When I teach classes on Google Drive and Google Apps, …

5 Things We Can Learn from This Dreamy Luxe Kitchen

(Image credit: Hilary Robertson)<p>Remember a few weeks ago when I said my dream kitchen was this Swedish beauty? Well, scratch that, because this West …

Modular House Design Concept Clings to the Side of a Cliff

In response to a number of clients seeking options for living on extreme coastal plots, Australian prefab architecture firm Modscape created the <i>Cliff House</i>, a design concept for a home that extends precariously from the side of a cliff. Inspired by the way barnacles hang on to a ship's hull, the …

House Design

Artist Creates a Detailed Miniature Painting Every Single Day

Cape Town, South Africa-based artist Lorraine Loots has an incredible eye for detail. In her series, called <i>365 Postcards for Ants</i>, Loots plans to produce a miniature painting every day for an entire year. She uses a small, round stencil to establish the boundaries of the work and then, with a very …

Cape Town

How to Quit Your Procrastination Habit Once And For All

The first step is awareness–the rest will follow. Here’s how to own up to you procrastination habits, and correct them for good.<p>We all procrastinate, and by and large, we all know the solutions to our procrastination.<p>I put off writing this article (ironically, I know, and yes I know you’ll put off …

Top Pin of the Day: A Classic White Kitchen

Today's top pin is a classic white kitchen with touches of brass and swirling grays. For more inspiring photos and ideas, follow us on Pinterest.<p>In a New Jersey kitchen, designer Caitlin Wilson added touches of brass: Hicks pendants from Circa Lighting, Boston Functional sconce by Visual Comfort, …

Tutorial: Fabric birdie ornaments

These little fabric bird ornaments are so cute! Charlie Deighton shares a tutorial on Fabric HQ showing how to make them. They’re easy to put …

30 Easy Crock Pot Recipes for the Lazy Chef

For the last several weeks, we’ve been helping you prepare for winter’s bitter chill with stylish coats, touchscreen-friendly gloves, and warm DIY accessories. To help further offset this season’s nasty temps and keep you warm from the inside out, here are 30 easy crock pot recipes that will …

Homemade Peppermint Sugar Scrub Recipe

Here is a very easy recipe for a Homemade Peppermint Sugar Scrub. This can be a fun gift idea or just something to whip up for yourself.<p>You can use …

Sweet Almond Oil Body Scrub Recipe

We love a great hydrating body scrub. There's nothing quite like a body scrub done at a Korean spa.<p>But when we can't get to the spa, we like to give …

Skin Care

Ask the Art Professor: How Do You Know When to Stop Working?

<i>"When working on a piece of art, how do you know when to stop? I often find that the more I look at something I've drawn or painted, the more small things I'll find that I'm not quite happy with, and I'll keep altering and tweaking, which is fine up to a point, but I can end up ruining it. When do</i> …

45 DIY Creative And Easy Christmas Tree Ornaments

Christmas is still a few weeks away but it’s never too early to start getting ready for this major holiday. There are lots of things to consider and, …

Christmas Trees

The Embroidered Sculptures of Heather Collins

I get a distinctly calm feeling when I look at these incredible works by fiber artist Heather Collins. By using a variety of textiles and embroidery techniques she pieces together sculptures that recreate the natural world in unbelievable detail. She describes her unique process in a terrific …

Sculpture

Six Scientifically Supported Ways to Crush Procrastination

Procrastination is something that <i>everyone</i> deals with. It’s hard to place too much blame on ourselves though, as the internet offers an unlimited …