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Nigel Slater’s paneer, cashew and aubergine korma recipe

The recipe<p>Make a spice mix in a food processor blender by grinding the following ingredients to a paste: 2 cloves of garlic, a 20g piece of ginger, peeled, 2 tsp each of ground turmeric, garam masala, ground coriander, ground cumin and the black seeds from 6 green cardamom pods.<p>Add 1 tsp of ground …

Cheese

How to Use Oral Presentations to Help English Language Learners Succeed

<i>Excerpted from “The ELL Teacher’s Toolbox: Hundreds of Practical Ideas to Support Your Students,” by Larry Ferlazzo and Katie Hull Sypnieski, with</i> …

Teaching

How to Ask Great Questions

Much of an executive’s workday is spent asking others for information—requesting status updates from a team leader, for example, or questioning a counterpart in a tense negotiation. Yet unlike professionals such as litigators, journalists, and doctors, who are taught how to ask questions as an …

Psychology

Is This the Single Most Persuasive Word in the English Language?

Not because of what the word means, but because of what the word means you will do<p>I know a number of extremely successful people, and while in many ways they're very different, they all share one thing in common: They're exceptionally good at persuading other people.<p>After all, that's what leaders …

Self-improvement

The perfect ... shepherd’s pie

I once made a formal, if ever-so-slightly slurred, complaint in a Kansas City bar regarding a shepherd’s pie that arrived filled with best US chuck steak. That’s how strongly I feel about this homely lamb dish and its beefy cottage cousin, even if, according to Clarissa Dickson-Wright, they’re less …

Jamie Oliver

'There is no such thing as past or future': physicist Carlo Rovelli on changing how we think about time

Seven Brief Lessons on Physics sold over a million copies around the world. Now Rovelli is back to explore the mysteries of time. He tells Charlotte Higgins about student revolution and how his quantum leap began with an acid trip<p>• Extract from Carlo Rovelli’s new book: on the elastic concept of …

Physics

When do you know you're old enough to die? Barbara Ehrenreich has some answers

With her latest book, Natural Causes, Barbara Ehrenreich notes that there’s an age at which death no longer requires much explanation<p>Four years ago, Barbara Ehrenreich, 76, reached the realisation that she was old enough to die. Not that the author, journalist and political activist was sick; she …

Breast Cancer

Here Are Free Resources For “The ELL Teacher’s Toolbox”

You can now order our book on Amazon.<p>Fifteen ways to adapt your textbook so your students aren’t bored to death is the headline of a post appearing …

Teaching

Animatron lets you create awesome videos with little know-how

popsci shop<p>Get lifetime access to this animation studio for $49.99.<p>When you have something to sell or a message to get across, video is your friend. Animatron Studio Pro is an innovative platform that lets you create captivating animations without any special design skills. Used by the likes of …

GIF Animations

Becoming an E-Publisher

In this short book I’d like to share a little of what I’ve learned over the last few years from crowd sourcing funding for my award winning ebook …

Writing

10 Characteristics of Professional Learning that Inspires Learner-Centered Innovation

Students need to grapple with problems and own their learning, and the same holds true for educators. The rally cries are clear: If you want to see …

Pedagogy

Get Better At Difficult Conversations By Aligning Your Behavior With What You Want

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Imagine this: you get up in the morning, and you have a perfectly lovely breakfast with your favorite people/book/device, and on your way into work, …

Leadership

Big data for the people: it's time to take it back from our tech overlords

A small number of companies have become extraordinarily rich by harvesting our data. But that wealth belongs to the many<p>Google knows you’re pregnant. Spotify knows your favorite throwback jams.<p>Is this convenient or creepy? It depends. One minute, you’re grateful for the personalized precision of …

Tech Industry

Teaching Business English #2: Creating Your Own Exercises | WoBL

Language<p>Teaching Business English #2: Creating your own exercises<p>Bill Mascull<p>Share on Facebook<p>Share on LinkedIn<p>Share on Twitter<p>Comment<p>Bill Mascull is …

Language Learning

Six of the best pho recipes

<b>Vegan pho (pictured above)</b><p>Prep <b>30 min</b><br>Cook <b>1 hr 10 min</b><br>Serves <b>6</b><p>For the broth<b><br>1 white onion</b>, peeled, topped and tailed, to create flat surfaces for the griddle<b><br>2 large thumbs ginger</b>, peeledandhalvedlengthways<b><br>½ daikon</b>, peeled<b><br>3.5 litres water</b> <b><br>1kg mixed root veg</b> (carrot, swede, turnip, celeriac, parsnip)<b><br>250g</b> …

Onions

The World's Best Free Online Storyboard Creator

Digital Storytelling<p>Powerful Visual Communication, Made Easy<p><b>Special Editions:</b> We offer special versions of Storyboard That for Schools, Businesses / …

Education Technology

Revealed! The Best 7 Examples of Digital Storytelling

With the ever-expanding universe of platforms and the escalating battle for consumer engagement, digital storytelling has never been more important to the long-term vitality of a brand. From Twitter and Pinterest to Instagram and Facebook, to survive and grow, brands must successfully tell their …

What CNN's Storytelling Startup Learned in Year One

Great Big Story has just turned one. Here's why it's here to stay.<p>Break out the birthday cake: it's hard to believe it, but as of October 20th 2016, Great Big Story, CNN's socially distributed branded content video network targeted at Millennials, has turned one year old.<p>While an independent …

Business Strategy

How Mindfulness and Storytelling Help Kids Heal and Learn | MindShift

<b>STUDENTS TAKING THE LEAD</b><p>Eventually, Musumeci’s students became so comfortable with their new life skills that they clamored to lead the practice …

How to Tell a Good Story: 5 Lessons from Renowned Scientific Storyteller Oliver Sacks

It’s 3:05 on a Wednesday afternoon, and everyone’s eyes in the meeting room are glazed over. You’re only five minutes into your presentation, a …

Content Marketing

Scientists say stories’ emotional arcs are dominated by 6 basic shapes - fable&muse

Stories move us when their emotional arcs follow a pattern we recognise from our own lives.<p>So what exactly is the ‘emotional arc’ of a story?<p>The …

Creative Writing

THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN TELLING STORIES AND STORYTELLING

<i>By Moriah Kofsky</i><p>My name is Moriah (Mo-Rye-Ah) everywhere except the Saxbys on 40th and Locust. The barista there has known me as Moira (Moy-Ra) for a …

Researchers have quantified what makes us love Harry Potter

A good story often takes its reader on an emotional journey from despair to elation, and hits many notes in between.<p>It’s something that writers and readers understand intuitively. But it also can be analyzed, quantified and graphed. In a fascinating new study, researchers use machine-learning …

Books

To Write a Great Story, Start with a Real Struggle : The Art of Non-Conformity

I appreciated this illustration on unconventional storytelling from Tom Gauld:<p>When talking about adventures, I often relate the plot outlining of …

Turtles

The Science Behind Good Storytelling

Good storytelling cannot be exaggerated. Perhaps the marketing term “storytelling” is overused, but its premise is not.Potential customers and …

Marketing
InterAct

Video Storytelling with the Pros: Lighting, Writing and Surviving

The four Seminar Snapshots in this package will help you understand how award-winning professionals work through the storytelling process. Learn …

Story Telling: Concrete Language For An Abstract World

Your story telling is only as good as the change it creates! Creating awareness and galvanizing your troops to sail across uncharted waters is what …

Brilliant Storytelling In A 1 Minute Video

In fact, it’s so good, you don’t mind that it’s an ad.<p>Marketers take note: Stop trying to interrupt things we enjoy with ads. It’s a waste of our …

Storytelling

Want A Cult Following? Hide Secrets In Your Writing

Image: Matthew Loffhagen<p>Shares 268<p>Nothing gets a reader to love a book quite so much as getting them to engage with it. Passive readers experience a …

Books