Amanda Parker

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Easy Asian Soba Salad Recipe with Cabbage, Kimchi, Shrimp

• One 16-ounce jar kimchi (or homemade equivalent)<br>• 3 1/2 tablespoons rice vinegar<br>• 3 1/2 tablespoons soy sauce<br>• 1 tablespoon freshly grated ginger<br>• 2 teaspoons sesame oil, plus more for coating noodles<br>• 6 ounces soba noodles<br>• 1 pound medium shrimp, peeled and deveined<br>• 1 cup shredded Napa cabbage<br>• Sesame seeds, to …

Recipes

Jaengban Guksu (Korean

<b>Author Notes:</b> This is a perfect throw-together dish and customizable using your favorite vegetables. —Rach Kim<p><b>Food52 Review:</b> First, the dressing: It's a lovely coral color, creamy, and it lives up to the "spicy" title. I'd like to try it with a variety of vegetables, or use it as the binding sauce …

Recipes

Donald Trump isn’t a fascist

A leading expert on 1930s-era politics explains that Trump is a right-wing populist, not a fascist — and the distinction matters.<p>The debate over whether it makes sense to call Donald Trump a fascist began during the Republican primary and continues after his election to the presidency. More than a …

This Is The Only Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe You'll Ever Need

Grandbaby Cakes creator Jocelyn Delk Adams comes through for the holidays!<p>There’s still time to wow your holiday guests with delicious sweet treats …

20 Dystopian Novels To Feed Your Need For Escape

However crazy the real world may be sometimes, you can bet that novelists have dreamed up far more twisted and outlandish fates for humanity. A …

Books

Five GIS Projects That Are Changing The Way We Understand Racism

Within the fields of history and journalism, the use of GIS (Geographic Information Systems) has greatly changed the way we visualize, understand, and analyze racial bias within the United States and the globe. Maps have always been a way that we were able to conceptualize the topography of our …

University of Iowa

50 Books Every Woman Should Read Before She Turns 40

Consider this your life's library.<p>This list celebrates female writers who wrote coming-of-age classics as well as modern page-turners. They've won awards, provoked discussion, and ultimately their work has become cherished favorites on the bookshelves of many.

Six Tools for Creating Online Timelines - A Comparison Chart

Last winter I published a comparison of five tools for creating timelines. This week I updated that chart to include a timeline creation tool that …

Favorite Tech Tools For Social Studies Classes

Educators are looking for ways to help students participate in a digital world, but the choices for digital engagement in the classroom can be …

10 Good Video Sources for Social Studies Teachers and Students

Last week I shared a list of good sources for mathematics videos. That post was one of the most popular posts of the month despite being published …

22 Hearty Cold-Weather Slow-Cooker Recipes

Recipes That Use Science to Make Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies

Baking is the most delicious home chemistry course around. Unlike cooking, which is more forgiving with its “pinch of this” and “handful of that,” …

16 Habits of Mind Essential for 21st Century Learners

January 25, 2015<br>Below are 16 habits of mind our students need to develop in order to guarantee an optimal learning experience. These are cognitive …

23 Lazy Girl Recipes To Make Store-Bought Cake Mix Taste Better

Yes, each of these recipes starts with a box o' cake mix. We won't tell it's not from scratch if you don't.

3 Wonderful Google Apps Proficiency Checklists for Teachers and Educators

January 25, 2015<br>Below are three excellent Google Apps checklists to help you make the best of Google Apps in your instruction and also in your …

The Speech That Could Make Elizabeth Warren the Next President of the United States

Early Friday evening Sen. Elizabeth Warren took to the Senate floor and gave a plain-spoken, barn-burning speech that could make history and put her into serious contention to be the next President of the United States.<p>There are only a handful of political speeches that have such historic impact. …

Brownie Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Frosting

Makes 10 cupcakes<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>Cupcakes<p>6 tablespoons (3/4 stick) unsalted butter, cut into 4 pieces<p>1 1/4 cups semisweet chocolate chips (about 8 ounces)<p>3 ounces unsweetened chocolate, chopped<p>1/2 cup (packed) golden brown sugar<p>1/3 cup sugar<p>2 large eggs<p>1 teaspoon vanilla extract<p>1/2 cup all purpose …

A Great Web Tool for Creating Multimedia Textbooks

December 17, 2014 <br>CK-12 is a great platform that provides high quality curated STEM content for teachers and students. Its library has over 5000 math …

Overnight Eggnog French Toast Recipe

"Delicious and so easy, it'll become a Christmas morning tradition! Needs no syrup. Whipped cream and sliced fruit like strawberries and bananas are …

A Great Periodic Table to Enhance Students Writing Skills

December, 2014<br>Figurative speech is the language we use to spice up our writing. Besides their aesthetic value , figurative expressions and axioms …

A Very Helpful Rubric to Help You Integrate Twitter in Your Teaching

December, 2014<br>A few days ago we shared with you a set of useful tips to help you integrate Twitter in your instruction. Today, we have come across …

7 Hacks To Affording Your Next Vacation

The tips and tricks to traveling on any budget.<p><b>1) Try hidden city ticketing with FlyShortcut.com.</b><br>Hidden city ticketing is a hack in itself for finding the lowest possible airfare on FlyShortcut.com. It essentially finds a cheaper flight that has your destination as a layover. That way, you can …

Flying

9 Healthy and Easy Salad Recipes That Taste Like Fall

Butternut squash, Brussels sprouts, cranberries, apples… they warm the heart as much as they do the stomach. And the best part is: There are endless …

What the World's Top Health Experts Eat for Breakfast

In the world of expert nutrition advice, there is breakfast and then there is everything else. And while we’re cuckoo for Cocoa Puffs science-backed …

14 Meal Delivery Companies So You Never Have to Go to the Grocery Store

There's nothing like coming home from a hectic, jam-packed day of work and errands only to start cooking for hours on end, right? Absolutely not. …

Food

34 Healthier Thanksgiving Recipes

It's that time of year again: Families gather (and bicker), turkeys get browned on the outside and left accidentally frozen on the inside (whoops), …

The Microsoft Engine That Nailed The World Cup Is Predicting Every NFL Game — Here Are Its Picks For Week 11

It's now 97-50 (66%) on the year.<p>Cortana is a Windows phone virtual assistant that uses a Bing Predicts algorithm to predict every NFL game this season.<p>The algorithm factors in things like advanced stats, homefield advantage, and weather, in addition to a public sentiment component based on …

In Defense of Obama

When it comes to Barack Obama, I've always been out of sync. Back in 2008, when many liberals were wildly enthusiastic about his candidacy and his …

Political Science