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32 Characteristics Of High-Performing Classrooms

<b>32 Characteristics Of High-Performing Classrooms: Spotting The Holes In Your Teaching</b><p>by <b>Terry Heick</b><p>Instructional design is the strategic creation of …

5 Problems That'll Challenge McDonald's No Matter Who's CEO

The McDonald's McFamily will have a new head honcho in early 2015, and he has his work cut out for him.<p>Amid slumping sales and years of losing …

Anne Frank: 10 beautiful quotes from The Diary of a Young Girl

The theme for Holocaust Memorial Day 2015 is “keep the memory alive”, and today we want to remember Annelies Marie Frank, better known as Anne Frank, who started her diary Diary of a Young Girl at the age of just 13, while hiding from the German occupation of Amsterdam during the second world war. …

Books

Someone

From the true story of a woman's 15 months in captivity to Oprah's Super Soulful Book of the Month, these reads will amaze you.<p>Enon<p>By Paul Harding<p>238 …

Salmonella outbreak infects hundreds in the US amid government shutdown

278 reported cases across 18 states test defunct government's response<p>A public health alert has been issued by the US Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) in relation to chicken produced at three Foster Farms facilities. Some 278 reported cases of Salmonella Heidelberg infections have been …

Literature, What Is It Good For?

As I get ready to begin another year of teaching literature and literary theory classes at my university, it occurs to me to reflect on what it means to teach such courses today. Recently, there has been another outbreak of public debate regarding what value, if any, the teaching of the liberal …

Humanities

Let’s Bring Back Fun in Education

4 Lessons Running Can Teach You About Writing

I hate running. The only redeeming value I see in it is that I’m learning some lessons about writer’s block that maybe will help someone. I hope.<p>But …

10 Healthy Snacks for Weight Loss

10 can't-go-wrong munchies to satisfy every craving<p>Satisfy Your Hunger<p>Want to stick to your diet? Start snacking. It helps control hunger and rein in portion sizes at meals. And don't worry, it's supposed to feel indulgent. If a healthy snack isn't satisfying, you'll go in search of something that …

Why Do We Have to Write Today?

To flirt. • To be understood. • To understand. • To forward social justice, suppress tyranny and save the world. • To critique. • To see faces in …

Nelson Mandela

The Case Of The Girl Who Couldn't Feel Pain

A team of European researchers finds the genetic mutation responsible for a subject's inability to feel pain.<p>"Index Subject 1"—the anonymous girl or woman who participated in this new study—is unusual in a couple of ways. For one thing, she cannot feel pain. It's a dangerous condition for her. …

The National Book Awards Longlist for Young People’s Literature Announced

Embryonic stem cells could help restore sight to blind

Scientists have shown that light-sensitive retinal cells, grown in the lab from stem cells, can successfully integrate into the eye when implanted into blind mice. The technique opens up the possibility that a similar treatment could help people who have become blind through damage to their retinas …

CDC issues report on controlling antibiotic resistance : News blog

In a comprehensive report on antibiotic-resistant superbugs, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) doesn’t shy away from terms like …