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Writing a Lesson Plan - Objectives and Goals

Objectives are the first step in writing a strong lesson plan. After the Objective, you will define the Anticipatory Set. The objective is also known …

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Rebecca Solnit: if I were a man

Growing up, the author joked she was the perfect son: intelligent, ambitious, independent. How different might her life have been?<p>When I was very young, some gay friends of mine threw a cross-dressing party. My boyfriend at the time, with the help of his mother, did so well that a lot of straight …

President’s Committee on the Arts & Humanities to Trump: Resign

It’s another mass resignation: the President’s Committee on the Arts & Humanities has just dumped Trump in an excellent “Dear Donald John” letter.We …

Science shows how high school popularity can affect the rest of your life

Most people can usually remember who the “popular kids” were in their high school. We can picture their faces clearly and recall random stories about …

Universities, don't rest on your laurels – use the Tef to improve

The teaching excellence framework may be controversial, but it’s an important resource for understanding and improving university teaching<p>The teaching excellence framework (Tef) results give us a unique insight into teaching quality and student outcomes across what is now an extraordinarily diverse …

Seven Facts About Gender You Should Know

Just because you don’t understand something doesn’t invalidate it.<p>In the past few months there have been an increasing number of attacks on the legitimacy of transgender and gender non-conforming people coming from both the left and the right. Most of these attacks stem from either a flawed …

How Unconscious Sexism Could Help Explain Trump’s Win

A woman has never come closer to the presidency than Hillary Clinton did in winning the popular vote in November. Yet as women march in Washington on …

Intelligence May Stem From a Basic Algorithm in the Human Brain

Theory of Connectivity<p>The human brain is the most sophisticated organ in the human body. The things that the brain can do, and how it does them, have …

‘Hillary Clinton didn’t fail us. We failed her’

Sarah Churchwell examines the myths, stories and misogyny surrounding American women and power<p>• ‘We are witnessing the politics of humiliation’ – Siri Hustvedt, Joyce Carol Oates and more on the US election<p>For 240 years, America has toyed with the idea of a woman becoming president. This year, for …

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'Network' Came Out 40 Years Ago And Trump Is Proof It Still Matters

Decades after the award-winning film first hit screens, we continue to be mad as hell ... and are still taking it.<p>The relationship we have with the media is a complicated one. We binge, hate-watch, cry, and laugh with characters familiar and unfamiliar. We equally suspend our disbelief and get all …

From burkinis to the Koran: Why Islam isn't like other faiths

My parents, brother and I were on vacation in Florida, and we were talking about Donald Trump. The idea of leaving America if a scary Republican wins has always been a joke among high-minded liberals who can just fly off and find a job in Toronto or Geneva. But for my family, the joke had taken on …

Tim Gunn: Designers refuse to make clothes to fit American women. It's a disgrace.

When I was chief creative officer for Liz Claiborne Inc., I spent a good amount of time on the road hosting fashion shows to highlight our brands. Our team made a point of retaining models of various sizes, shapes and ages, because one of the missions of the shows was to educate audiences about how …

'I wasn’t made to be raped and ridiculed' - trans woman makes a stand in Pakistan

Despite being recognised as the third gender, the marginalised hijiras of Pakistan suffer violence and abuse. Now one brave woman is demanding justice<p>While growing up in Pakistan, Julie struggled with a sense of identity. Something was always gnawing away at her, never fully apparent. One day her …

The Terror of Kindness: Ta-Nehisi Coates on Overriding Our Cultural Conditioning and Living Beyond Fear

“Watching him walk away, I felt that I had missed part of the experience because of my eyes, because my eyes were made in Baltimore, because my eyes were blindfolded by fear.”<p><i>“We’ve got to be as clear-headed about human beings as possible, because we are still each other’s only hope,”</i> James Baldwin …

No, the World Won’t Go Back to Normal After Trump

If recent polls are right, Hillary Clinton is probably going to win the race for president in November. Did you feel a sense of relief as you read …

Miss Major Is A Trans Elder And Stonewall Icon.. And She's Changing The World

"People have to get involved with this and not just one particular group -- it’s all of us or none of us."<p><i>This is the thirteenth and final installment in a series that aims to elevate some of the transgender and gender-nonconforming individuals who have played a significant role in the ongoing</i> …

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I resent the idea that women should use their personal lives in their work, so I should have hated seeing her live. I did not<p>I saw Beyoncé at Wembley last weekend and, while I don’t want to overstate the issue, it would be fair to say that the experience changed my life. In two ways, anyway. The …

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Curioos goes beyond the digital art prints with die-cut aluminum prints

Curioos has experimented with other formats in the past, but its core product hasn’t changed much over the past few years. The New York-based startup sells art prints from digital artists. And it’s a great way to decorate your home or office. Curioos is now taking things a step further with two …

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How the House Sit-In Went Down, From the People Who Made It Happen

You know it's a weird day when C-Span is must-see TV—or, more precisely, when a C-Span broadcast of shaky smartphone livestreams is must-see TV.<p>But …

TKWA restores and extends 1940s Frank Lloyd Wright home in Wisconsin

Milwaukee firm The Kubala Washatko Architects has renovated a Frank Lloyd Wright house near the city, adding a pool house that was informed by the …

A Genderqueer Activist on Transgender Bathroom Bills

While genderqueer activist Jacob Tobia is outraged by North Carolina’s transgender bathroom bill, Tobia really thinks the solution is to do away with …

News that will shock exactly no woman: Female body confidence is at an all-time low

A new study shows campaigns centered on body positivity aren’t having the desired effect<p>It’s hard for me to list the daily challenges of being a woman. Between catcalling, manspreading and the ever-present fear a man might try to rape or kill us, psychological battles are also fought that have …

Arts hit back at Brexit: 'I feel nothing but rage'

Leading figures from the arts – including Lucy Prebble, Anish Kapoor, Ivo van Hove and Barrie Rutter – reveal their shock, anger and revulsion at the vote to leave the EU<p>I feel nothing but rage. A horrible feeling – and one that helps me understand how these things start, when something important …

Germaine Greer: the world wouldn't be a better place if it was run by women

The world wouldn't be a better place if it was run by women, a leading feminist has said.<p>Germaine Greer has said women take leadership positions in a male-dominated world and actually don't make a difference.<p>The controversial academic said this was the case because women 'just behave like men' to …

My response to Adam Grant’s New York Times Op/ED: Unless You’re Oprah, ‘Be Yourself’ Is Terrible Advice

Let’s start here: I’ve met Adam Grant a couple of times when we were speaking at the same event. We have several mutual friends, he’s invited me to …

The Hulking, Retro Computers That Made Way for Your iPhone

There was a time not so long ago when computers were not thin, stylish, devices you slip into a pocket or wear on your wrist, but enormous, fabulous …

Claire Danes' Met Gala Dress Was On "The Late Show" In Case You Still Want To Drool Over It

Dress goals.

The Cost of the Cultural Revolution, Fifty Years Later

In 1979, three years after the end of the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution, the Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping visited the United States. At a state banquet, he was seated near the actress Shirley MacLaine, who told Deng how impressed she had been on a trip to China some years earlier. She …

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