Krista Barber

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Shrimp & Grits

4 Servings<p>This Low Country favorite is spiced up with two secret ingredients: a little Budweiser and a lot of tasso, a Cajun-spiced ham. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>Grits<p>1 cup yellow grits (not instant)<p>1 cup grated sharp white cheddar<p>1 tablespoon …

Islam and Intolerance in America

My Muslim friends are some of the best people I know. I don't normally think about their religion because no one has made a coherent argument as to why I should care. But when there are spikes of anti-Muslim sentiment in this country, I am reminded of the Islamophobia they deal with every day.<p>For …

Top 10 experiences on Hawaii's Big Island

Island fever may happen elsewhere, but it's almost unheard of on Hawai'i. The aptly named Big Island is fantastically diverse, with miles of highways and - better yet - byways to explore. From age-old fishing villages to modern mega resorts, from snow-capped peaks to sandy beaches, you'll …

10 Italian Villages for a Perfect Summer Escape

To get a true taste of the essence of Italy, many travelers take to the countryside to explore the rustic villages and sprawling vineyards which have made Italy synonymous with old-world charm.<p>For years, Italy has ranked among the top summer destinations for American travelers, an unsurprising feat …

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Inquiry Learning Vs. Standardized Content: Can They Coexist?

So how can you, as a teacher, help move the dialogue forward? First, you can focus on becoming a highly-effective project based learning (PBL) …

With Google Play For Education, Google Looks To Challenge Apple’s Dominance In The Classroom

Google I/O, the company’s sixth annual developer conference, got officially underway in San Francisco on Wednesday, and it was an eventful day. It took the company every minute of its epic three-hour keynote to unfurl a laundry list of announcements and updates, seemingly across every product …

10 Awesome New Web Tools for Teachers

An easy online platform to write books, share stories and add photos and video. Also invite friends to co-write with you.<br>2- <b>Problem-Attic</b><p>Search by …

How Does Multitasking Change the Way Kids Learn?

Concern about young people’s use of technology is nothing new, of course. But Rosen’s study, published in the May issue of <i>Computers in Human …

Three Approaches for Getting Content to Elementary Students' iPads - No Email, No Problem

<i>This is a guest post from Beth Holland of EdTechTeacher.org</i><p>From the beginning, a major challenge of working with iPads is actually <i>working with iPads</i>. …

The worst possible cybersecurity breaches could be far worse than you imagined

The cyber-ruffians who briefly tanked the stock market recently by faking a news tweet about an attack at the White House showed how much damage can be done with a few well-placed keystrokes. Those who hacked into a Department of Labor website earlier this week could have wreaked even more havoc, …

The Best Grilled Cheeses from Grilled Cheese Month

A collection of sandwiches from all over, all of them delicious, all worth your time. Plus: essays, chef wisdom, and how to make and eat the ultimate grilled cheese.<p>A collection of sandwiches from all over, all of them delicious, all worth your time. Plus: essays, chef wisdom, and how to make and …

11 Recipes for a Cinco de Mayo Fiesta

Would you ever pass up tacos and margaritas? Neither would we. To help you effortlessly plan your best party yet, we've rounded up ten of our favorite Mexico-inspired drinks and snacks, which should leave you fiesta-ready.<p>Lemon Lime Margaritas by thirschfeld<p>Roberto Santibañez' Classic Guacamole by …

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Top 30 Blogs for Teachers of 2012

Teaching is one of the most demanding professions and with new standards being implemented every day, it becomes more and more stressful. Teacher …

Wonderville Launches An Interactive Content Library And Virtual Classroom Network For Kids

Last July, a group of veteran executives from eToys, eBay, Sesame Street, Discovery and Disney unveiled their ambitious plan to create a souped-up Khan Academy for kids. But rather than a straightforward port, the learning platform, called Wonderville, aimed to expand on Khan’s approach to the …

11 The Most Colorful Cities In The World You Must Visit

I often wonder what makes a city beautiful? Is it the architecture, the landscape, the people? Maybe it’s something even simpler like color. A …

Fibromyalgia Pain From Clothes

Is your skin painful to touch? Do your clothes cause fibromyalgia pain? This is a common symptom for people with fibromyalgia. Bras, waistbands, even …

Five Changes Every School Should Make

• <b>End standardized end-of-grade tests.</b> They demotivate learning and good teaching. Instead, test in challenging ways, using tough game mechanics with …

Connected Learning Alliance

For educators ready to connect their students to peers and other educators to collaborate on learning myriad subjects all over the world, doing so …

30 Wonderful Backyard Landscaping Ideas

A home is defined by both its interior and its exterior. Most people only focus on making the inside of the house beautiful but you also have to pay …

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Decide When to Buy Organic with the EWG's 2013 Dirty Dozen List

If you want to maximize your grocery shopping budget, the Environmental Working Group's annual Dirty Dozen and Clean Fifteen lists are essential …

Feasting on Italy: Sites and Tastes of a Food Cruise

On Italy's most remote islands, cooking secrets are still preserved. What's in the kitchen tells only part of the story.<p>ISLANDS magazine sent a daring correspondent with a full heart and empty stomach on an amazing culinary cruise around Italy, in search of the country's secret ingredient.<p>PHOTO …

If MBAs are useless, we’re all in big trouble

<i>Quartz Debate: The author of this piece debated the merits of an MBA with Quartz contributor Jay Bhatti.</i><p>MBAs–both the degrees and the people who have them–are an obsolete waste of time and money. An irrelevant recipe for failure. At least that’s what all the cool entrepreneurs and venture …

Winners of the 2013 Sony World Photography Awards

The winners of the 2013 Sony World Photography Awards have just been announced. Norwegian photographer Andrea Gjestvang was announced as the Photographer of the Year, for her series of portraits of children and youths who survived the July 2011 massacre on the island of Utoeya, outside Oslo. This …

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Yoga for Bedtime

Need a little extra help relaxing before going to sleep?<p>Short Meditation<p>Sit up in bed comfortably, either with your legs folded or straight in front of you; whatever you can do with the most ease. Sit up and lean slightly back on your pillows or backboard. Close your eyes and rest your hands on …

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