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​The 4-3-1 Dumbbell Sumo Squat Workout

No. It will NOT make you look like a Sumo wrestler.<p>"The 4-3-1 dumbbell sumo squat definitely makes the list of my top 10 butt-building exercises," says Bret "The Glute Guy" Contreras, the world's leading expert on glute development and our host for the #MHGluteProject.<p>I always hesitate to share an …

A mathematician has created a teaching method that’s proving there’s no such thing as a bad math student

Math is a notoriously hard subject for many kids and adults. There is a gender gap, a race gap, and just generally bad performance in many countries.<p>John Mighton, a Canadian playwright, author, and math tutor who struggled with math himself, has designed a teaching program that has some of the …

Teenaged tutors helping little 'buddies' who struggle with math, reading

If you fall behind in reading at school in the first grade, it can set you back for the rest of your life.<p>The same thing with math, if you’re falling …

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Wealthiest Person In World Unveils Online Learning Platform

This week, Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim unveiled his new Spanish-language online learning program called App-prende. You can read more about it at …

Spanish Language

This DIY Cheeseball Cannon Will Change Your Snack Game Forever

Forget paintball guns, it's time for cheeseball guns.<p>If you think back to your summers as a kid, you'll undoubtedly remember the water gun battles that left you drenched. As time goes on, though, you inevitably have to do some growing up and adapt to the life of an adult.<p>What better way to do so …

DIY Floors that Look Like a Million Bucks

Flooring is one of the things that has the biggest impact on the look of a room — but beautiful floors can also be really expensive. But the good …

PBS is Giving Away iBooks to Teachers

PBS has released a series of free interactive digital books for teachers.<p>The series covers a number of topics including math, science, foreign …

The 9 Best Ideas For Tiny Spaces From New York Design Week

At NYCxDesign, we saw tons of designers who were solving the problem of living comfortably and efficiently in tiny spaces. Here are our favorites.<p>New York’s annual design festival, NYCxDesign, brings together architects, designers, and makers from around the world to showcase their latest designs. …

Make A Fold-Out, Space-Saving Tool Storage Cabinet For Your Garage Or Workshop

Every workshop needs a solid tools storage system. If you can DIY it and customise it, all the better. This fold-out pegboard shelving system one …

Trend Alert: 10 DIY Faucets Made from Plumbing Parts

Cyberpunk meets the sink: DIY faucets fashioned from plumbing parts have been cropping up all over. We’ve been taking note—and considering asking our …

This Map Shows How Much Money School Districts Spend on Each Student

Some school districts spend more per student than others, and that, as you can imagine, directly affects the resources students and teachers have at …

Tinker Crate will have your kids bolting to the mailbox for monthly tech projects

Let’s talk about DIY kits for kids! Ever since my nephew celebrated his fourth birthday, I’ve been buying him DIY kits. Robot kits. Science project …

Small Experiments in DIY Home Security

[Dann Albright] writes about some small experiments he’s done in home security.He starts with the simplest. Which is to purchase an off the shelf web …

What keeps me awake at night: 'I'm quitting before my cynicism about teaching infects my pupils'

In a matter of months I will be walking away from a career I've loved. I'm leaving teaching for many reasons, but one of them is that I'm weary of …

I Left My Career to Become a Waitress, and I've Never Been Happier

I had a good income, holidays off, and full health insurance. My career helped me afford a reliable car, a drink in my hand by 5:00pm, and all the stability and safety I was always told to go after. But I wasn't happy.<p>I had a good income, holidays off, and full health insurance. My career helped me …

Service Industry

5 DIY Ways to Add Shade to Your Deck or Patio

Confession: I don’t get enough use out of my deck. I’d love to spend more time out there, but after an hour or so of squinting, sweating and getting …

17 Landscaping Ideas for a Low-Maintenance Yard

HGTV's Chris and Peyton Lambton reveal how to spend less time taking care of your yard and more time relaxing in it.<p>Chris and Peyton Lambton from HGTV's "Going Yard" reveal the secrets to an outdoor space that's nearly effortless to maintain.

Landscaping

Study finds links between school climate, teacher turnover, and student achievement in NYC

Teacher turnover decreased and academic achievement increased in New York City middle schools that improved their learning environment, finds a new …

OneNote Class Notebook helps a teacher combine education and Star Wars into a fun learning experience | On MSFT

OneNote is a powerful tool from Microsoft that is excellent for creating lists, taking notes, gathering information and allowing you to have multiple …

Here Is How to Use PowerPoint to Create Educational Infographics

July 16, 2015<br>Here is an interesting short video from Microsoft in Education showing you how to use PowerPoint 2013 to create educational infographics …

A Handy Tool for Turning PowerPoint Presentations into Interactive Lessons

August 3, 2015<br>Office Mix is an excellent PowerPoint add-in that allows teachers to create engaging and interactive presentations using multimedia …