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Kellyanne Conway's Husband Slams Trump With Business Analogy

George Conway questioned how people would react to a CEO talking about his employees like Trump has done about his staff.<p>Kellyanne Conway‘s husband, George Conway, slammed President Donald Trump’s behavior in the White House on Twitter Tuesday.<p>George Conway spotted an analogy made by Philip Bump, a …

Donald Trump

The Trump Economy Is Cooking, But Only a Few Really Get to Eat

The stock market and unemployment look good. Real wages fell last year.<p>The Lamestream Fake News Lyin' Media is often accused of never reporting the good news when it comes to Donald Trump, American president. So here are some fair tidings: the stock market is mostly up! So are corporate earnings! …

Stock Markets

10 digital bell-ringer activities to kickstart class (Part 1)

One of the hooks from the book Teach Like a PIRATE that’s most memorable to me is the Board Message Hook. In a book about engaging students, the idea …

Digital Note Taking Strategies That Deepen Student Thinking

<b>Digital Organization and Content Curation</b><p>Organization is a critical academic skill and one that many students struggle with in both the physical and …

Note-Taking

It’s back in the age of ‘alternative facts’: ‘Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong’

By Valerie Strauss<p>Reporter<p>In 1995, a book titled “Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong” was published and became a bestseller. Since then, nearly 2 million copies have been sold — and now the book, by James W. Loewen, is being rereleased in the Trump era of …

Textbooks

How History Classes Helped Create a 'Post-Truth' America

The author of Lies My Teacher Told Me discusses how schools’ flawed approach to teaching the country’s past affects its civic health.<p>In 1995, the University of Vermont sociologist and historian James W. Loewen published a book that sought to debunk the myriad myths children were often taught about …

High School

How To Ease Students Into Independent Inquiry Projects

Chris was a shy, introverted student in my senior-level English class. Throughout the course I saw Chris raise his hand during a class discussion …

Pedagogy

Brett Kavanaugh Was Involved in 3 Different Crises of Democracy

All of which he used to benefit himself.<p>Of all the perilous nonsense involved in the Great Penis Hunt of 1998, the most singularly indecent episode was the relentless fishing expedition into the suicide of Vincent Foster, the first White House counsel of the Clinton administration. On July 23, …

Brett Kavanaugh

Jenna Dewan Speaks On Single Motherhood And How Sexy It Is To Be A Mom

The "World of Dance" star, who poses nude on the cover of Women's Health, says being a parent doesn't mean she's left her "sexuality at the door."<p>Actress and dancer Jenna Dewan bared it all, both literally and figuratively, in the Women’s Health September issue, showing off her naked form and …

Women's Health

Koch Network Leaders Blast Trump White House As ‘Divisive’

The group also criticized his trade policies.<p>COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. ― Leaders of the Koch Network of conservative megadonors opened the group’s annual summer summit with harsh criticism of President Donald Trump, slamming his rhetoric as divisive and his push for a trade war as misguided.<p>This …

Republicans

We Might Have Just Caught a Glimpse of Trump's Weak Link

Allen Weisselberg is the latest Trump associate who may cause the president some serious trouble.<p>Because this particular pack o’bastids are probably the dumbest bunch of villains since Cain slew Abel, the Michael Cohen tape released on Tuesday has pointed at somebody who might know where even more …

New York State

Rise and Fall of Napoleon in Three Short Clips

Here are three excellent and engaging short clips about Napoleon.<br>The first is a five minute clip that reviews Napoleon's life and accomplishments …

Fast & Fun Formative Assessments

Description<p>Gauging your students’ understanding of the topics you teach is a process that involves discussion, a bit of intuition, and some formative …

Three Ways to Differentiate the Writing Process with Google Docs

By Avra Robinson & Rosey McQuillan for more from Avra and Rosey follow them on Twitter: @avrarachel & @romcquill. Differentiating instruction …

Google Docs

A Peek at the New Google Classroom

Google Classroom Will Be Different For the Fall As always G Suite is adding features and updating interfaces. Some pretty big changes are coming to …

Education Technology

Fox News' Neil Cavuto Spends Nearly 10 Minutes Reading Fat-Shaming Hate Mail

The "Your World" host had called Donald Trump's behavior toward Putin on Monday "disgusting."<p>Fox News host Neil Cavuto responded Wednesday night to the barrage of hate mail he received after calling President Donald Trump’s performance at Monday’s news conference with Vladimir Putin …

Donald Trump

5 Low-Carb Pasta Recipes That Are Absolutely Delicious

Yes, you can still lose weight while enjoying your favorite Italian dishes.<p>If you’re trying to lose weight, one of the first things you probably cut out of your diet is pasta. In fact, one cup of cooked spaghetti can contain up to 40 grams of carbs. Luckily, there are diet-friendly alternatives to …

Trump Staffer Forced Out After Daring to Stand Up for Refugees

Since John Bolton took over the National Security Council in April, he has fired or forced the resignation of several top staffers, in what many …

Former Fox News reporter warns that Trump team is ‘still colluding’ with the Russians

Carl Cameron: Trump "is enabling the biggest cyberattack in U.S. history."<p>Former Fox News Channel chief political correspondent Carl Cameron has a …

Create Your Own Custom Search Engine

When I work with elementary teachers, one of the biggest concerns I hear about is the fear of what students will find online. Teachers know it’s …

Create Small Learning Communities with the Station Rotation Model

Whenever I’m asked the question, “How do we fix education?” I find myself emphasizing the importance of creating smaller learning communities within …

It’s Time for Trump Voters to Face the Bitter Truth

Republicans elected a president who promised to take on D.C.—instead, Trump has presided over an extraordinary auction of access and influence.<p>Donald Trump promised to “drain the swamp” while running for office. Voters gave him the opportunity to follow through when they propelled him to the White …

Donald Trump

House Republicans Are Still Fixated On Making It Harder For Poor People To Eat

House Republicans have kept busy on the sidelines these past several weeks while most of us trained our focus on the immigration crisis.<p>On June 19, the GOP proposed a plan to “balance” the country’s budget over nine years that would eviscerate Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid in order to pay …

Income Inequality

Fox Business Reporter Charles Gasparino Calls 'Complete BS' In Trump's Latest Attack

Trump blasted the use of anonymous sources, despite having been one himself.<p>President Donald Trump on Thursday again lashed out at the media and attacked the use of anonymous sources in reports about his administration.<p>Trump claimed journalists “never use names anymore” and “make the source …

Donald Trump

The Most Underrated Yet Powerful Tool Photoshop Has Hidden Away

For some reason, Photoshop has decided to bury one of its most powerful tools in a place few photographers would ever look. Here's how to find and …

Tutorials

Quickly Create a Double Exposure in Photoshop

The art of creating a double exposure has become increasingly popular recently. Here is a quick tutorial on a simple way to create a double exposure …

10 Brutal Facts About the Merciless Genghis Khan

When most people are asked to name the most brutal and murderous leaders in history, they will first mention the names of recent dictators like …

How to quickly steam fresh vegetables in the microwave

It should come as no surprise that you can steam vegetables in the microwave.<p>Virtually every grocery store has an entire frozen vegetables section, many of which can be steamed right in the bag. Toss the bag in the microwave, set the cook time to match your microwave's wattage and wait.<p>However, if …

NBA Practice: Training Camp with George Karl and the Sacramento Kings

Blog<p>NBA Practice: Training Camp with George Karl and the Sacramento Kings<p>Jan 18, 2017<p>No Comments<p>5,324 Views<p>Blog<p>During the 2015-16 season I was able …

10 Most Savage Empires In History

<b>10. Imperial Rome</b><p>In many ways, Rome was the first global power, controlling 20 percent of the human population at it’s peak. The empire stretched …