Joe Wright

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13 sci-fi series starters to break in your new ebook reader

Visit other worlds<p>So you just got a new ebook reader for the holidays this year. Nice! Now, it’s time to find books to load it up with, which should give you plenty to read on your trip home, or if you need an excuse to avoid relatives for a couple of hours.<p>Here’s 13 science-fiction books that kick …

How to Increase Mental Toughness: 4 Secrets From Navy SEALs and Olympians

Know what’s really interesting? Learning how Navy SEALs build mental toughness to handle deadly situations.<p>Know what else is really interesting? …

14 Epic Fantasy Series You Need To Read That Aren't 'A Song Of Ice And Fire'

Look, I love <i>Game of Thrones</i> as much as the next nerd<i>.</i> I am all about dragons, zombies, and dragon-zombies. But A Song of Ice and Fire is not the <i>only</i> …

We Need to Rethink How We Educate Kids to Tackle the Jobs of the Future

The work of the future will involve humans collaborating with other humans to design work for machines.<p>Our education system was designed for the 20th century. It is largely focused on teaching kids how to retain information and manipulate numbers. It regularly tests these abilities and, if you do …

Things you were taught at school that are wrong

Misty Adoniou takes a look at some of the grammar ‘rules’ that aren’t really rules at all.<p>Do you remember being taught you should never start your …

How to Make Sure That Project-based Learning is Applied Well in Schools

By Thom MarkhamNow that project-based learning (PBL) is becoming more popular, the doubters and haters also have surfaced. The recent anti-PBL …

10 Fundamental Truths We Forget Too Easily

It's surprising how easy it is to lose sight of the important things in life. Busy schedules and weekly routines have a tendency to put the brain on autopilot.<p>It's surprising how easy it is to lose sight of the important things in life. Busy schedules and weekly routines have a tendency to put the …

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11 Apple Recipes That Will Make You Excited For Fall

Soups, salads, and sweets: autumn apples can be added to just about anything. From Apple Rum Raisin Pudding to Curried Cauliflower & Apple Soup, these recipes are perfect for celebrating the return of cozy fall flavors.<p>Soups, salads, and sweets: autumn apples can be added to just about anything. …

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Science Proves What Dale Carnegie Knew All Along About Motivation

Carnegie knew 100 years ago how to motivate people to strive for success.<p>Dale Carnegie knew 100 years ago how to motivate people to strive for success. He was a master of self-improvement and ever the optimist. The guy behind the whole "you get a lemon, make lemonade" logic also said:<p>"People rarely …

What Teens Need Most From Their Parents

As adolescents navigate the stormiest years in their development, they need coaching, support, good examples and most of all understanding<p>By<p>Sue Shellenbarger<p>Sue Shellenbarger<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>Google+<p>Sue.Shellenbarger@wsj.com<p>The teenage years can be mystifying for parents. Sensible …

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Communication Skills<p>Improve the quality of class discussions by giving young kids a checklist of key things to look for when their peers talk.<p>Social …

Smoky Black Bean and Sweet Potato Chili

<b>Author Notes:</b><p>Make game day memorable with this sweet, smoky, and flavorful chili recipe that just so happens to be vegan, too.<p><b>Serves: 6</b><p>1 1/2 cups dried black beans<br>• 4 cups sweet potato, diced into 3/4 inch cubes<br>• 1 tablespoon olive oil<br>• 2 cups chopped white or yellow onion (about one medium to large …

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