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This 'All You Can Fly' Pass Gets You Unlimited Flights to Paris for a Year

You'll be in business class, too.<p>In the never-ending battle between quality and quantity, we refuse to pick a side. And French boutique airline La …

A Master List of 1,300 Free Courses From Top Universities: 45,000 Hours of Audio/Video Lectures

For the past 11 years, we've been busy rummaging around the internet and adding courses to an ever-growing list of <b>Free Online Courses</b>, which now …

23+ Tips to Help Kids Organize by Learning Styles

Sponsored by Staples From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. As I organize my tenth grader for …

9 delicious meals you can prep this weekend and enjoy all through next week

If you’re like us, finding the time and energy to cook dinner after a long day at work is truly an impossible feat. We totally get it. But what about …

Psychologists studied 5,000 genius kids for 45 years — here are their 6 key takeaways

Follow thousands of superbright kids for four and a half decades, and you learn a thing or two about how to raise a high-achiever.<p>One of the biggest takeaways: Even kids with genius-level IQs need teachers to help them reach their full potential.<p>Since it began in 1971, the "Study of Mathematically …

Kids

6 Study Strategies for Kinesthetic Learners

Kinesthetic Learning is one of the three different learning styles recognized and explained by Neil D. Fleming in the <b>VAK model</b> of learning. In a …

5 Breathtaking Overwater Bungalows for Rent Around the World

Nothing says tropical getaway like a dip in your private plunge pool overlooking an azure lagoon or jumping off your personal sundeck into the …

These 5 Telling Virtues Define High Emotional Intelligence

Do you have them?<p>IQ, aka your intelligence quotient, is synonymous with intelligence. Defined in part by the Webster Dictionary as: <i>the proficiency in or knowledge of a specified subject</i>. Now, while knowing someone's IQ can definitely enlighten us on how an individual might perform, it is no longer …

Finland figured out the secrets to designing perfect schools — and the US can never replicate them

But one that it can't replicate — due to old-school mindsets about what education is supposed to look like — is how Finland designs its schools.<p>Finnish schools are increasingly adopting the mindset that flexible, open learning spaces are better than walled-off classrooms, and that mixing students …

Education

A Way to Get Great Teachers Into the Classroom

When schools reopened in New York last week, students were greeted by teachers who had spent the summer preparing for their return. Unfortunately, many of those teachers had had to devote some of their time not to lesson plans, but to a state teacher-certification process that emphasizes …

Pinterest's Most Popular Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

When you got home from school as a kid, right after you dropped your backpack at the door, what was the first thing you hoped to see on the kitchen …

Dessert

This Secret Waterfall in Bali Is So Beautiful, It Will Take Your Breath Away

Are you brave enough to take the leap down a rushing waterfall? If you are (or if you simply want to see a breathtaking sight), then add the Kroya …

Grand Canyon

Egyptian Archaeologists Find Goldsmith’s 3,500-Year-Old Tomb

His name was Amenemhat, and he lived in Egypt about 3,500 years ago, toiling away as a royal goldsmith whose work was dedicated to an ancient Egyptian sun god.<p>After five months of digging under an unforgiving sun, a team of Egyptian archaeologists unearthed the tomb belonging to the goldsmith who …

42 of World's Most Radiant Animals

From eye-catching patterns to striking colors, see how these animals stand out from the rest.<p>Colorful animals are more than a visual treat—how much or how little they stand out is often an evolutionary adaptation that helps a species survive.<p>Animals like birds use color to increase their chances of …

In The Age Of Screen Time, Is Paper Dead?

Paper ... or glass?<p>Advances in laptops and technology are pushing screens into schools like never before. So what does this drive toward digital classrooms mean for that oldest and simplest of touch screens: a plain old sheet of paper?<p>It may seem a wasteful and obsolete technology, ready to follow …

College & University

Parents Encouraged To Write To Their Children's Schools To Ask Them About Teaching Porn

'Schools need to be teaching subjects related to porn.'<p>Parents are being encouraged to write to their children’s schools to ask them to teach …

Practical Ed Tech Tip of the Week – Simple Ways to Improve Your Videos

Thanks to mobile phones and a constantly improving cloud infrastructure it is easier than ever to create a video. There are many ways that we can use …

Education Technology

This Page

Monitor Classroom Noise

• Use this website as a fun way to monitor classroom noise levels!<br>• Show this website with the use of a projector to your students as they are …

Why Teachers Need Their Freedom

Educators must remain engaged and autonomous in order to do their jobs well and avoid burnout.<p>My co-teacher and I met in the parking lot before school and stared into my car trunk at the costumes and props we had gathered over the weekend. We were giddy with excitement and nervous because neither …

Teaching

Lessons to Be Learned From Paulo Freire as Education Is Being Taken Over by the Mega Rich

At a time when memory is being erased and the political relevance of education is dismissed in the language of measurement and quantification, it is …

9 Delicious Crock-Pot Chicken Recipes

Need fresh ideas for chicken? Toss your favorite bird into the slow cooker, set it, and forget it until dinnertime.<p>Slow-Cooker Chicken Tikka …

12 Epic Places in England Even Brits Don't Know About

England is full of hidden caves, walkways and beaches but what about those places that even the Brits don’t know about? We’ve rounded up 12 epic …

6 Healthier Alternatives to Your Favorite Junk Food Snacks

Trick your taste buds with these better-for-you alternatives.<p>French fries, candy bars, cookie dough—nothing ever measures up to the taste of the …

Make Teriyaki Chicken in the Slow Cooker, Win Dinner

Arrange the chicken in a single layer in the bottom of a 6-quart or larger slow cooker. Scatter the onion and garlic over the top. Whisk the soy …

Spain and Portugal Wine Regions

Interested in wine travel in Spain and Portugal? Our wine regions map will let you zero in on the wines you enjoy most, and the best places to stay …

The remote ranch at the bottom of the world

Estancia Harberton in Argentina's Tierra del Fuego offers travellers a striking insight into life at the end of the world.<p>Ushuaia, the southernmost city on Earth, is filled with signs proclaiming ‘El fin del mundo’ (The end of the world). The slogan adorns hotels, restaurants and shops, a local …

South America

Science Finally Discovered Why Flamingos Stand on 1 Leg

Flamingos are known for their one-legged perch, but researchers think they’ve finally figured out how and why they do it.<p>The balancing act requires …

In Pictures: Irma Brings Destruction to Florida and the Caribbean

A man walks through flooded streets the morning after Hurricane Irma in Naples, Florida, on Sept. 11, 2017.<p>Photographer: Spencer Platt/Getty Images<p>A …

10 Easy Chicken Casseroles for Busy Weeknights

As summer draws to a close, you'll want to pull out your casserole dishes that have been stashed away in the back of a cupboard all season. There's …

Cooking