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How to build a lean to shed | HowToSpecialist - How to Build, Step by Step DIY Plans

This step by step article is about <b>how to build a lean to shed</b>. If you want to enhance the storage space and you don’t pay attention to exquisite …

Customized Pallet Wood Recycled Ideas

Most of the times we focus on recycling different wooden pallet creations that are randomly made so that they could be used and placed in any part of …

50 Beginning Of The School Year Procedures For A Stress-Free Classroom

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How to Make Learning Easier than Cheating

Technology in School<p>How to Make Learning Easier than Cheating<p>By Christopher Pedregal and Shreyans Bhansali     Jul 23, 2016<p>Image credit: …

Methods to Teach High School Students Critical Thinking | Synonym

Teachers can use challenging, open-ended debate questions to help their high school students build critical thinking skills.<p>Critical thinking skills …

Top 15 Amazing DIY Bathroom Design and Remodel Ideas

Your bathroom isn’t just a pit stop room, it’s a sanctuary for relaxation, an oasis of self, and a retreat from reality. The bathroom is not only one …

Home Improvement

This 7-minute workout is all you need to get in shape

This 7-minute workout is ideal if you have little time to exercise or don't have access to a gym.According a study published in the American College …

45 Brilliant Cleaning Tricks for Every Occasion That Really Work

There’s nothing better than a spotless house. But, to tell the truth, for many of us cleaning our house is not on our list of our favorite ways to …

Amazon unveils free educational tools for teachers

Amazon wants to give teachers a leg up.<p>The online giant on Monday unveiled Amazon Inspire, a program that provides educators with the ability to upload, categorize and share resources, peer-review the content and create collections of those files to streamline and improve lesson planning. Amazon is …

Dear schools: Here's how not to body shame girls next year

Hey, school administrators and teachers, we have to talk about something.<p>You uphold antiquated, strident, unbalanced and frankly sexist standards …

Feminism

Upper Body Exercises for Runners

Upper body strength is crucial to running strong and injury-free. A strong upper body can help us run with better form, prevent injuries, run more …

Workouts

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 …

15 Incredible Tech Tools For Teachers To Use In 2016

What separates highly successful people from the “average crowd?” This is a topic that is widely discussed.<p>If you want to be successful, you have to …

The new education reform lie: Denver is a cautionary tale, not a model, for urban school districts

The city has opened 27 new charters in the past five years. At least 40 percent are performing below expectations<p>Jeff Bryant<p>June 16, 2016 10:50am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Scott Gilpin works in advertising, so he's used to dealing with people in the promotions business. He's …

13 Standing Core Exercises Better Than Crunches

Strengthening your core is essential for stability. But that doesn't mean you're stuck with sit-ups.<p>Stand Up for Stand-Out Abs<p>Put your mat away and give your neck a rest. “Standing abs exercises work more muscles than crunches” says Sara Haley, creator of <i>The Daily Sweat</i> workout DVDs and a Reebok …

Baking soda to unblock drains, mouthwash to disinfect washing machines and a SOCK mop: Bizarre cleaning hacks that will change your life

The cost of cleaning products can really add up there is a whole host of natural solutions which will make sure your home is spotless.<p>From using …

Best Body Weight Exercises

While there's no shortage of exercise equipment to help you burn calories, the best one costs nothing at all: Your own body. Whether you're in a …

Workouts

36 DIY Ideas You Need For Your Garage

Using Technology To Help Students Lead Their Own Learning

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Student Voices Needed in School Reform

So it came as no surprise to me a few years ago when high school student Nikhil Goyal received national recognition for his book <i>One Size Does Not Fit</i> …

Strength Training Workouts for Runners

Comprehensive workouts which promote injury prevention and enhance race performance.<p>Using the principles outlined in the April 2014 article <i>"Strong Misconceptions"</i>, I have athletes alternate between the following two strength-training workouts, doing one to two workouts per week. Judiciously …

8 Arm and Shoulder Workouts To Strengthen Upper Body

In a parallel universe, dieting might be easy. In our sphere – it’s sadly not.<p>I’ve done plenty of short and long diets in my life, successful and …

Do These 3 Abs Exercises For A Stronger Core

Abs-olutely a great way to get fitter in less than a half hour a day.<p>The important thing, Matheny says, is to complete each day's reps with proper form and control. You're not trying to blow through them as quickly as possible; you're trying to maintain stability and form with every single rep. …

Workouts

7 Jump-Rope YouTube Workouts for Every Day This Week

Getting your heart rate up is a key component of an effective workout, but fitting in cardio can become boring from time to time. While following a running training plan, killing it at spin class and mixing it up with ClassPass can help keep things interesting, combining quick bursts of movement …

Exercise

How the Teacher Shortage Could Turn Into a Crisis

The winner of a $1 million prize honoring excellence in teaching set off shockwaves last year when she said that, given the current climate, she would not encourage people to consider teaching in public schools.<p>Perhaps that declaration, from veteran teacher Nancie Atwell, shouldn't have come as a …

Mentoring

Schools Keep Changing How They Grade Teachers. That’s Bad for Everyone.

Last week, the District of Columbia Public Schools district announced major changes to its teacher evaluation program, called IMPACT. Again. …

10 tips for administrators to help new teachers avoid burnout

I remember what it was like to be a new teacher. Not knowing what to focus on, not being sure how to balance being formal and friendly, wondering if …

Is homework stupid?

The average American high-school student spends seven hours a week on homework. The average for students across all developed countries is about five hours (pdf).<p>Is it all a colossal waste of time?<p>Mark Barnes, a former teacher and author, says yes. He tells Quartz his experience teaching, and …