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Boys Who Sit Still Have a Harder Time Learning to Read

Anybody who has watched little boys for even five seconds knows that they are exhausting. At school, they tear around the playground, bolt through …

Education

Dijon Salmon with Green Bean Pilaf

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Food

7 Learning Zones Every Classroom Must Have

1. Discovery Zone<p>The discovery zone houses all those items that spark imagination. These include arts and crafts materials, manipulatives, recorders, …

Teaching

5 Picture Books That Have Influenced My Teaching of Social Justice Issues by Vanessa Capaldo

I am a voracious reader and a devoted middle school English teacher. Every year, my focus has been to teach my students about being kind to others …

Books

Help Your Learning-Disabled Child To Become More Motivated

Parents and teachers are always balancing the question of whether a student with learning disabilities is doing the best work he can or if he is …

Egg and salmon Japanese rice bowl with soy

Donburi is a Japanese 'rice bowl’, usually made up of a simple braise and the rice. I’ve taken this particular idea from the Japanese restaurant Nobu and adapted it. I sometimes use basmati and even brown rice when time is tight. It works with tuna as well as salmon.<p>SERVES<p>2<p>INGREDIENTS<p>225g Japanese …

Sesame–Ginger Chicken Pasta Salad

This quick-prep, creamy, Asian-inspired pasta salad is a meal in itself or a great BBQ or picnic side dish. <b>Slideshow:</b> More Chicken Recipes

Pasta Salad

A morning at the AltSchool, an education startup that Silicon Valley is crazy about

The AltSchool, a system of "micro schools" and an educational software company, has captured significant attention for its philosophy of personalized learning.<p>For the K-1 class, kids can choose to work on their own projects, read or take a "co-curricular" class such as yoga or a foreign language. …

Education

Recognizing and Overcoming False Growth Mindset

We typically teach students a growth mindset through online programs that demonstrate how the brain changes with learning (how the neurons grow …

Teaching

7 Awesome Habits of Highly Effective People | Inc.com

As we go through our daily-by-day lives without a pause or a moment to think about what it is we are actually doing, it's easy to assume we are working as effectively as we can. It is important to take that pause and observe others in action. Are we working as effectively as our extremely …

Self-improvement

How to create digital homework that students love

US History teacher Jennifer Hesseltine combined TED-Ed Lessons with an interactive blackboard to create a digital homework space that students</b> …

Teaching

15 Breathtaking Campsites In Canada You Need To Visit This Summer

These spots will make you one happy camper.

15 Crazy Delicious Cauliflower Hacks to Help You Lose Weight | Women's Health

Related: 50 Ways Greek Yogurt Can Help You Lose Weight<p>“Cauliflower is amazing because it works with almost every diet out there—vegan, gluten-free, low-carb, Paleo—and it’s flavor neutral, so it absorbs the taste of whatever you pair it with,” says Kara Lydon, R.D.<p>Stock up on the fresh stuff (or …

Food

30 Of The Best Places To Camp In Canada

Canada has it all. From beaches to mountains to lush landscapes coast-to-coast, each province holds it's own set of treasures.<p>Last year the Globe and …

5 epic hiking trails near Toronto

Toronto has some excellent hiking options, but those willing to drive about an hour out of the city are treated to some of the most spectacular …

23 Michael Jordan Quotes That Will Immediately Boost Your Confidence

What M.J. would say about North Carolina's loss to Villanova.<p>Last night, Villanova beat North Carolina to become NCAA National Champions. Villanova deserves respect and applause for their victory. However, what would Michael Jordan say to the team of his alma mater after such a defeat?<p>Fittingly, …

Basketball

Japanese invent ‘salad’ cakes

But now, the Japanese culinary scene is set to change this week with the addition of ‘cake’ looking salad hybrids that look like actual works of food …

Food

Foods That You May Not Know Could Kill Your Dog

It's tempting to share human food with dogs, but the results can be deadly if you share the wrong foods. From avocados to onions, don't share these …

Surprise! This slaw is made with brussels sprouts: Sweet and sour with a well-seasoned maple dressing

A colourful salad with a lively dressing can upgrade a modest mid-week meal of cold meats or leftovers. The new cookbook Homegrown (Whitecap, 2015) …

22 Websites That Will Pay You to Write for Them

You'd like to get paid to write online, but many websites are looking for contributors with experience. If you don't have significant experience, …

Creative Writing

3 Days in Toronto

Day 1<p>See more photos<p>Kait L Says:<p>Start your day off early by heading to St. Lawrence Market for a taste of some of Toronto's best flavors. The …

Toronto

Five Ways to Create More Teacher Rockstars in Your School

column | Learning Strategies<p>Five Ways to Create More Teacher Rockstars in Your School<p>By Kerry Gallagher (Columnist) and Kyle Pace     Mar 9, …

Teaching

10 Daily Motivational Habits Of Highly Organized People

Image Source: Ask<p>Organized people are often way too successful than the ones who love clutter. The logic is simple, they don’t waste their time or …

7 Habits Of The Best Public Speakers

Want to nail that next presentation? Use these seven tips.<p>Whether it’s a keynote speech for thousands or a sales meeting for a dozen, we’ve all seen speakers who keep the audience hanging on every word—and those who have their audiences counting the minutes until they can leave the room. Some folks …

Public Speaking
Teaching

5 Ways for Teachers to Be Kind to Themselves

Good Friends by Juliana Coutinho via Creative Commons CC BY 2.0<p>When I was in my twenties, I regularly startled awake with terror, grabbed a small paper bag, and hyperventilated into it until I began to feel myself become lightheaded. In my thirties, I went to the emergency room twice for panic …

Diets
Social Media

20 Greatest Quotes About Money To Set You On Wealth-Gaining Path

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Ken Doghudje, Naij.com’s financial expert, shares his personal top-20 financial motivation quotes. Often, studying the life of the</i> …

Motivation