Lori Whybark

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Creativity is the Secret Sauce in STEM

There is plenty of talk in the news about making our children more creative to prepare for the jobs for the 21st century. The word "creativity" is …

Tips for Beating the Clock in the Classroom

Now count that each class instead of 55 minutes is 45 minutes because of the five minutes of taking roll and getting the class started and five …

Literacies and Fallacies

As someone who inhabits multiple learning worlds in libraries and public schools, concepts of literacy–traditional and emerging–are central to my …

Poverty can sap brainpower, research shows

Whether you're a New Jersey mall rat or a farmer in India, being poor can sap your smarts. In fact, the mental energy required to make do with scarce resources taxes the brain so much that it can perpetuate the cycle of poverty, new research shows.<p>The findings, published in Friday's edition of the …

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Scientific research has provided us with a number of ways to get the learning juices flowing, none of which involve paying money for good grades. And …

Patmos, Greece Travel: Robert McCabe's New Exhibit Of 30 Years Of Photos On The Greek Island

We've long been a fan of photographer Robert McCabe here at HuffPost Travel. He's beautifully photographed Cuba (he published a book on his 1998 trip to the island entitled "Weekend in Havana"), Antarctica (his 1959 photos were turned into "Deep Freeze") and Greece (he traveled there as a Princeton …

Best Travel Apps And Sites To Help You Plan Your Trip, Handle A Layover And Find Out Where To Go Next

There are so many excellent travel apps out there to help you find affordable airfare (here's looking at you, OnTheFly), flight status and even where planes are around the world, but what about help planning your next trip?<p>Here are a handful (or two) of new(ish) apps or sites that you might not …

August 2013

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 …

The Best Food You Can Eat In Every State

Mike Nudelman/Business Insider From sea to sea, America is jam-packed with amazing foods.<p>We searched for the top foods you should chow down on wherever you find yourself across the country.<p>Some dishes evolved from early immigrants and others were inspired by celebrities, but each contributes to the …

Ireland's 10 Best Attractions

<i>Photo Courtesy MorganPaar/myBudgetTravel. Article by the Editors of Budget Travel.</i><p>Whether you're headed to the Emerald Isle any time soon or simply window-shopping, we've rounded up 10 of the best attractions Ireland has to offer, from natural wonders on the Atlantic coast to Dublin's literary …

Let's Get Lost: From Ground to Glass Part I

We drink wine because it's cheap. We drink wine because it's expensive. We drink wine because it inspires, because it gives us that ruby tinge of confidence. We drink wine to reminisce lovers lost, and to rein the new. We drink wine to narrate the burgundy of our sorrows, to sweeten the palette of …

5 Cocktails You Must Try in Napa Now

American wine country is having a cocktail moment. In Napa, where some of the country’s best restaurants are all but deserted by 10:00 pm, nightlife …

Family Travel: Palm Springs and Palm Desert

<i>The kids at Mt. San Jacinto State Park</i><p>Upon arriving in Los Angeles, I told a friend that I was staying in Palm Springs for five days. He said there was nothing there but retirees and gay men. Surprised, but undeterred -- the time share was already reserved -- I asked for the quickest route from …

A perfect day in Trastevere, Rome's favourite neighbourhood

You’ve thrown coins into the Trevi Fountain and marvelled at the Colosseum – what next? Take a trip across the Tiber river to Trastevere, a charming medieval neighbourhood with a fiery temperament. A stroll around Trastevere, a formerly working-class district with a heady nightlife, will take you …

Recipes, DIY, Home Decor & Crafts

Strawberry Lemonade Cake Recipe

<b>Serves 12</b><p>Ingredients<p>1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, at room temperature<br>• 1 3/4 cups sugar<br>• 2 Tbsp. fresh lemon zest<br>• 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour<br>• 1 tsp. …

The 15 Greatest Masterpieces At The Louvre

The grand art museum houses 35,000 masterpieces, from prehistory to contemporary works. But with over 600,000 square feet of exhibition space, navigating the enormous museum can be overwhelming if you don't know what to look out for.<p>Christine Kuan, the chief curator at Artsy, selected 15 must-see …

No-Bake Blueberry Cheesecake Cupcakes!

Temperatures are rising and no one wants to turn on their oven these days. The solution for your next summer soiree? No-Bake Blueberry Cheesecake Cupcakes! Just assemble, chill, top with berries, and serve. Cool and easy.<p><b>Ingredients</b> (makes 16 cheesecakes):<p>– 15 graham crackers (8 ounces)<p>– 1 stick …

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5 Best West Coast Road Trips

There’s something about warm weather that makes us want to hop in the car and drive into the sunset (preferably in a red convertible). While …

The Science of the Perfect Golf Shot

The simple concept of getting a golf ball from tee to green and in the hole can be devilishly frustrating, even for seasoned professionalseven without the unpredictable weather that could face golfers at this week's British Open. Mark F. Smith delve<p>The simple concept of getting a golf ball from tee …

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Canadian Cowboys and California Chardonnays: Weekly Roundup

From Canadian cowboys to West Coast road trips and wine tastings, Fodor’s had some fun this week—even in Wyoming (best known as a winter …