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Shakespeare Explains the 2016 Election

In the early 1590s, Shakespeare sat down to write a play that addressed a problem: How could a great country wind up being governed by a sociopath?<p>The problem was not England’s, where a woman of exceptional intelligence and stamina had been on the throne for more than 30 years, but it had long …

Literature

As American Education Collapses, Democracy’s Foundation Shakes

“They know nothing about art. They know nothing about history. They know nothing about philosophy.”<p><i>And we are here as on a darkling plainSwept with</i> …

Education

The heart of darkness that still beats within our 24-hour cities

On some nights, in the insomniac intervals between rumbling goods trains, and beneath the sound of ambulance sirens, I can hear owls calling mournfully to one another from the trees that screen the railway tracks running past the back of the house in which I live in inner London. On most nights, …

Anachronistic

The 1,000 Member Italian Rock Band Formed for Foo Fighters Plea Play Their First Live Stadium Concert

The Rockin’1000, the enormous 1,000-person band that performed “Learn to Fly” en masse in order to (successfully) convince the Foo Fighters to play …

Foo Fighters

#21DaysOfSummerMindfulness Challenge – Day 16 – Developing Mindfulness in Children

<b>Emotional Intelligence</b> is the capacity of individuals to recognize your own, and other people’s emotions, to discriminate between different feelings …

Mindfulness

Microsoft Word update will help you write better research papers

Microsoft is giving students a new tool that may make the coming school year a little easier.<p>The company just introduced a new feature for Word that …

From Orkney to the Fens, our ancient past is coming alive

The story started, one anointed day in March 2003, with a curious stone slab on a finger of Orkney hemmed in by seas. Nick Card, of the University of Highlands and Islands Archaeology Institute, remembers that it was a typically cold and wet day. He was accompanied by his departmental colleague, …

Archaeology

Around The Web In ESL/EFL/ELL

I’ve have a somewhat regular feature where I share a few posts and resources from around the Web related to ESL/EFL or to language in general that …

New Resources On Teaching Reading & Writing

Here are some new and useful resources related to teaching reading and writing:<p>TEN WAYS TO DITCH THAT READING LOG is from Middle School Minds. I’m …

Teaching

Spicy Chicken Pasta & Peas w/Sun-Dried Tomato Sauce - Recipe

Combine goat cheese, sun-dried tomatoes, garlic, green onions, salt, and pepper in food processor and process for about 2 minutes. While processing …

Peas

Vegetarian Summer Carpaccio

This Vegetarian Summer Carpaccio means that summer has finally and truly arrived in the UK – about a month later than expected, but beggars can’t be …

Vegetarian