Maureen Mo Clark

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In This School, Class Is A Workshop And Experiments Are Mandatory

Imagine a school where classes are organized not by subject but by project — a school created not by administrators, but by teachers fed up with the status quo. A school where kids from a city's toughest neighborhoods are given the opportunity to experiment and the freedom to fail.<p>In West …

10 Steps to a Sexy Bedroom

Blanche Garcia, interior designer for Travel Channel’s <i>Hotel Impossible</i> and star of HGTV’s <i>Design Star</i>, knows a thing or two about creating a sexy bedroom. Thankfully, she's given us the full scoop. Isn’t it time to take your bedroom up a notch?

13 Beauty Secrets From Gorgeous Stars Over 40

Youth doesn't have to be wasted on the young—take it from these gorgeous 40-plus stars! We reveal the hair, makeup, and fitness routines they use to extend their radiance.

Hair

Master the "Six U's" to Perfectly Pitch an Idea

Delivering an elevator pitch or even telling your boss about an idea can be nerve-wracking. Entrepreneur James Altucher has crafted "the six U's of …

13 Rules Today's New Home Buyers Can Learn From The Past

Many of today’s new home buyers are Millennials – the generation born in the 80s and 90s – who are now getting married, starting families, and stepping into the real estate arena for the very first time. This is the same generation that grew up in a boom, followed by a bust and an insane decade of …

'Google Thursdays' and the Power of Self-Directed Learning

Complete Coverage<p>—Deidra Gammill<p>Many teachers are addicted to the treasure hunt that is learning.<p>But how does that translate to instilling a passion …

11 Habits of an Effective Teacher

<b>2. Makes a Difference</b><p>There is a saying, "With great power, comes great responsibility". As a teacher, you need to be aware and remember the great …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Hair<p>A slightly more nuanced guide to a very simple haircut.<p>By Adam Hurly4 days agoView More<p>Style<p>The once-disruptive practice is becoming commonplace …

Suzanne Talhouk: Don't kill your language

The birds and the bees are just the beginning | Carin Bondar

How to Train Your Mind to Think Critically and Form Your Own Opinions

"Critical Thinking" may sound like an obnoxious buzzword from liberal arts schools, but it's actually a useful skill. Critical thinking just means …

Critical Thinking

The 10 Commandments for Girls with Long-term Travel Plans - Vagabondish

Packing for a two-week beach holiday is easy as pie. Packing for a six- or twelve-month trip, fitting it all into a backpack that suddenly seems too …

Is THIS the Hot New Green Juice?

Kale, meet your arch nemesis<p>Attention, juicers! Introducing the next hot thing you'll want to throw into your blender: Brussels sprouts are the main ingredients in a new health juice launched by the U.K.'s Juice Club.<p>The nutritional benefits of Brussels sprouts are no joke—especially compared to …

Healthy Eating

The Neuroscience Of Learning: 41 Terms Every Teacher Should Know

<b>The Neuroscience Of Learning: 41 Terms Every Teacher Should Know</b><p>by <b>Judy Willis</b> M.D., M.Ed., radteach.com<p>As education continues to evolve, adding in …

Neuroscience

3 Tips for Tantric Sex Newbies

A beginners' guide to absolutely EPIC sex<p>Potential TMI alert: Steve Jobs was into tantric sex, according to the new book <i>The Bite in the Apple: A Memoir of My Life With Steve Jobs</i>, which hits shelves later this month. In the book, Chrisann Brennan, one of Jobs’ exes, reveals some pretty juicy …

Landscape Photography

Ten of the world's best city hikes

Stretch your legs over hours or days, without leaving some of the world’s biggest cities. This article is adapted from Lonely Planet's <i>1000 Ultimate Adventures.</i><p>Tijuca Forest, Rio de Janeiro<p>Aerial shot of Rio de Janeiro surrounded by the Tijuca Forest. Image by Paddy Eckersley / Digital Vision / …

6 Books Every Smart, Forward-Thinking Woman Needs to Read

Study: Making Direct Eye Contact Is Not An Effective Way To Persuade

Few popular beliefs are as unshakable as, “If you want to influence someone, always make direct eye contact.” But new research suggests that this bit of sturdy pop lore is hardly gospel – in fact, in many circumstances a direct gaze may result in the exact opposite effect.<p>Researchers from Harvard, …

Play

One day last spring, James Wade sat cross-legged on the carpet and called his kindergarten class to order. Lanky and soft-spoken, Wade has a gentle …

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 …

10 Things That Slow Your Metabolism

Beat these culprits to burn more calories<p>Need another reason to love your body? It burns calories all by itself—as long as you don't get in the way. See, every cell in your body plays a role in energy metabolism—the process of turning the food you eat into energy that keeps your heart beating, …

Nutrition

Week 1 of School: Selling the Value of Literacy

The next day in class I give them materials, a set of instructions for making such a box, and well wishes. For those already versed in origami, I’ll …

Back to School: A Surefire Strategy for Building Classroom Community

Here's a specific classroom strategy which can be done at any time, but is especially powerful to do first thing on the first day of school -- and …

Your Ultimate Sex To-Do List

10 new ways to have a VERY memorable weekend…<p>The <i>To Do List</i>, a new movie starring Aubrey Plaza from <i>Parks and Recreation</i>, just hit theaters. In the flick, Plaza’s character is an 18-year-old virgin who makes a checklist of all the sexual milestones she wants to hit before going to college. Kinda …

Aubrey Plaza

The Ultimate Sweet Potato Fries Recipe

How to make delicious fries—and the healthiest, tastiest dip to go with them<p>Avocado is packed with good fats. And the good news is, mixing the smooth, creamy superfood with a smoky spice like paprika makes for a mouthwatering combo. Try this at home: Spiced Sweet Potato Fries with Creamy Avocado …

Food

The Miracle Muffin Top Workout

We don't like that phrase, either, but we dislike the phenomenon it refers to even more. Trim your midsection by adding these expert-recommended …