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Would You Be Able to Pass a World War I Military Literacy Test?

Though reading and writing might not come to mind as the first requirement for trench warfare, during the early 20th century, the U.S. Army became …

Empower Your Students with The 4 C's Learning Menu

Pinterest<p>Empower Your Students with The 4 C’s Learning Menu<p>YOU can empower your students with this 4 C’s learning menu! If you’ve followed this blog …

This 1930s Kitchen Staple is Making a Comeback

(Image credit: Marie-Lyne Quirion)<p>If you've been paying attention to tabletop trends these days, it seems like jadeite is experiencing something of a …

Framing

Stephen Hawking, science's brightest star, dies aged 76

The physicist and author of A Brief History of Time has died at his home in Cambridge. His children said: ‘We will miss him for ever’<p>Stephen Hawking obituary by Roger Penrose<p>Tributes poured in on Wednesday to Stephen Hawking, the brightest star in the firmament of science, whose insights shaped …

Physics

Regie Routman: Students Learn Best When We “Frontload” Lessons | A+ Alabama Best Practices Center

<i>Regie Routman is a longtime teacher, leader, author and storyteller. Her latest book, Literacy Essentials: Engagement, Excellence, and Equity for All</i> …

18 Life-Changing Tips For Keeping A Journal

Maybe you should write these down...in your journal!<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

CODE Programming Games earns the GEI Seal of Endorsement!

I love the unplugged method of learning to code. Logical reasoning,working collaboratively to solve problems and engaging students to persevere …

How One Woman Minimized Her Spending for a Year (and What She Gained in Return)

It's clear from looking at the popularity of lifestyle trends like Danish <i>hygge</i>, Japanese <i>ikigai</i>, Swedish <i>lagom</i>, and Scottish <i>còsagach</i> that people are seeking ways to put the brakes on their hectic, overrun, overcommitted lives to slow down and appreciate the simpler things.<p>That's the situation …

10+ Tips for Using Brain-Based Methods to Redesign Your Classroom

Research<p>10+ Tips for Using Brain-Based Methods to Redesign Your Classroom<p>By Erin Klein     Mar 1, 2016<p>Erin Klein<p>“It is not what you do for your …

This 100-year-old poem tells you everything you need to know about why so many people struggle to learn English

Tricky pronunciation can make English one of the hardest languages in the world for foreign speakers to learn.<p>Why does "done" rhyme with "fun," for example, and why doesn't "done" rhyme with "gone"?<p>No poem illustrates the counterintuitive nature of the English language better than "The Chaos." …

Literature

This Surprising Product Can Clean Just About Anything

If you're young, you've likely never given much thought and certainly never purchased denture tablets before. But it turns out that they can do …

Tablets

Communicate with The Upside Down through this DIY Stranger Things inspired scarf

It's not the holidays without a trip out of town -- or to the Upside Down. While you're there, you'll want to bundle up with a sweater and this DIY …

25 Books Everyone Should Read, According to TED Speakers | Inc.com

Back in May, just after the main TED event, the TED blog rounded up an incredible list of all the titles recommended from the stage this year. It was enough to fill up most people's to-read queue for months to come.<p>But if you've finally gotten through all the titles that interested you back then, …

Books

The uncertain future of handwriting

Computers and tablets are changing how we write – will the ability and need to wield a pen die out altogether?<p>We're told that writing is dying. Typing on keyboards and screens dominates written communication today. Even scribbling a signature has become rarer due to the prevalence of chip-and-pin …

Calligraphy

Crochet Linked Stitch

I recently used this stitch as the border for the polka dot blanket. I wanted to explain it in detail in a stitches only post in case you would like …

The Teacher

Even 28 years later, I still remember the meeting room as clearly as if it were yesterday.<p>There I was, the new head coach of the losing-est Division …

College Sports

12 Goofy, Sweet and So-Chip-and-Jo Moments We're Going to Miss Now that Fixer Upper is Ending

#Couplegoals aren’t just about the cute moments for the <i>Fixer Upper</i> stars

Seven Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Expensive Camera

I’m not a professional photographer, but like so many travelers today, I’m addicted to taking pictures. And since a couple of bucks per month of …

Cameras

Sock Elephant - Free Sewing Pattern & Tutorial | Craft Passion – Page 2 of 2

Sock Sheep Pattern<p>Happy Valentine’s Day!!!! The sock sheep are here to send out their loves to Craft Passion’s readers, followers, fans, subscribers, …

Yarn Skein Change

A Yarn Skein Change is needed when one skein runs out and you need to add the next one.<p>When I started crocheting I didn’t know what I’m about to …

20 Beautiful Kitchens With Butcher Block Countertops

Via IKEA<p>I have a soft spot for butcher block countertops. I love their beauty, warmth, how well they go with a variety of kitchen styles, and of …

Kitchens

Yarn Stash Series - V Stitch Blanket Crochet pattern by Hannah Cross

Presenting the first blanket in my free Yarn Stash Series - the V Stitch Blanket!<p>This blanket really is a classic that anyone can tackle. All you …

24 Ridiculously Clever Ways To Organize Your Crafting Supplies

The better for crafting, my dear.

Classic Granny Square

The Classic Granny Square is said to have come from a time when households saved everything and reused it. Sweaters, that were no longer wearable, …

Oh My Blanket

The other Oh My patterns inspired many requests for a blanket – and I do love to crochet blankets! So here is my latest free crochet blanket pattern …

Crochet

31 Magic Tricks to Simplify Your Life

You'll be stunned at these shockingly simple yet effective ways to simplify. Don't miss number 31. If you do, you might ...