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Arts Education Transforms Societies

Do you enjoy the sleek look of your new iPhone? You can thank Steve Jobs for taking a calligraphy class at Reed College. Have you or your kids scribbled on a pair of Vans sneakers? Vans' President Kevin Bailey credits the brand's creativity with the arts education many of his employees have taken. …

High School

Why social media needs to be taught in high school

There’s been a lot of discussion recently on what schools should be teaching kids. Just this month, the United Kingdom announced the addition of cybersecurity to its curriculum in response to a lack of education in the field and the rising industry skills gap.<p>I believe U.S. schools have been …

It’s a Mistake Not to Use Mistakes as Part of the Learning Process

Hearing this talk created in me a great need to examine the many mistakes I have made in my life. I discovered that my mistakes fall into four …

Pedagogy

Arts Education: The Need for More Arts Teachers in School

Arts in Education Week took place last month, and since then arts education has been on my mind and in the air. A recent blog post by Alan Yaffe - here -- that contended arts education advocacy should be focused more on art-making than art-viewing got me thinking. It is true, much energy goes into …

6 Moves for a Total-Body Transformation

Exercise 1 Squat Thrusts with a Pushup and a Hop<p>Stand with your feet shoulder-width distance apart <b>(A)</b>. Bend at the waist, lower your torso down to the floor, and, in one fluid motion, place your hands on the floor <b>(B)</b> and kick your legs out so you end up in a pushup position <b>(C)</b>. Reverse the movement …

Jamie's US call for drinking water

Jamie had water on the mind as he headed Stateside to launch his 2014 Food Revolution campaign.<p>Visiting California, to offer his advice on healthier …

Jamie Oliver

Lose 8 Pounds in 2 Weeks

Our 1,350-calories-a-day diet, complete with healthy recipes, can help you lose weight fast.

Planning For Critical Thinking: A 5-Step Model

by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><p>Like anything else that you’d like to see happen in your classroom, promoting critical thinking skills is a matter of planning …

To Wives: Before You Were "Mommy" | Becky Thompson

To Wives: Before You Were “Mommy” Friday, January 24th, 2014<p>When we found out that we were pregnant with my son (now 4), my husband and I became one …

Momastery

I woke this morning to reports of the Syrian devastation. I saw the little ones’ terrified faces. I saw mothers and fathers who have spent their …

Flash Mob

The Do-It-Anywhere HIIT Workout You Need to Try

Shares 28.3K<p>Photo: Twenty20<p>HIIT is all the hype lately. According to a survey conducted by The American College of Sports Medicine, it holds steady …

12 Pilates Moves That Will Redefine Fitness for You This Year

<i>by guest blogger</i> <i>Brooke Siler, celebrity Pilates instructor, owner of re:AB Pilates Studio and author of the recently launched</i> <i>The Women's Health Big Book of Pilates</i><p>What does being fit look and feel like to your innermost informant? Is it limited to shape, tone, and size, or is it based on quality of …