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Found: The 5 Most-Saved Crockpot Recipes in Pinterest History

I know I will regret saying this as soon as the temperatures dip below 65, but I'm excited for fall. Or more specifically, fall food. From Halloween …

Cooking

Want To Make Kids 'Gritty'? Teach Them Stuff

Educators and reformers are mounting an effort to build students’ “grit” and teach them they can boost their intelligence through hard work. But they’re overlooking the damage done every day by a pervasive instructional approach that makes many kids feel like failures.<p>Imagine you’re a third-grader. …

Teaching

50 Awesome Books for Teachers

The post 50 Awesome Books for Teachers appeared first on Shake Up Learning. I love to read! And my professional learning bookshelf is always full as …

Books

10 old-fashioned manners kids aren't taught anymore

Etiquette and manners seem to change over the years. Many kids don't learn old-fashioned manners, like making eye contact and writing thank you notes by hand, anymore. However, some experts think these aspects of old-school etiquette should make a comeback.<p>"There are a few things kids should be …

Etiquette

5 Golden Rules for Raising Mentally Strong Kids

When my first book, <i>13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do</i>, hit the shelves, readers kept asking me the same question over and over again: "How do …

Self-help

5 Classic Horror Novels You Can Finish In A Single Sitting

Bookworms know that after a long week, there are few things better than checking out of the real world and checking into the world of a novel. If you …

Horror

Mixed Berry Scones With Lemon Ginger Glaze

Summer berry season is the ideal time to make a sweet scone that is packed with the freshest crop of juicy fruits. These scones are tender, buttery …

Breakfast

21 Books Highly Recommended by Successful Executives

Looking for a good title to pick up? Here's where to start.<p>Whether you like to listen to audiobooks during your commute or spend your free time gaining new perspectives within the pages of hard copy, voracious readers are always looking for something good to consume. Here are nearly two dozen ideas …

Pest Control

To Raise Exceptional Children, Teach Them These 7 Values

Any fact or bit of knowledge we teach a child might be obsolete when they are adults, but values endure through all changes.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To parent our children to be exceptional, we must allow our children to experience "optimal levels of …

Parenting

9 phrases Montessori teachers use to build resilient kids

While we can't possibly protect our children from all of the hardships and challenges life brings, we <i>can</i> help them cope with these difficulties. We …

Parenting

How a doctor inspired a new way to train teachers — and how that is leading to a new kind of school

After decades of training teachers in largely the same way, professors at the University of Michigan are making a radical change.<p>They’re moving to …

Pedagogy

Dear Moms, Do You Want Your 35-Year-Old Living in Your Basement? Because This Is How You Get That. | Inc.com

My friend, Pam, was thrilled when her teenage daughter landed a job. As an HR person herself, though, she was surprised when her daughter's new manager called to speak with her. After all, it wasn't Pam's new job--it was her daughter's<p>Well, the reason for the manager's phone call can be summed up …

Trespassing

Track Students Writing with This Awesome App

Draftback is a good web tool that allows you to playback the revision history of any Google Doc you can edit. You will be able to watch your edits …

If you’ve never made meatloaf in a Crock-Pot, you’re missing out

<i>Welcome to Slow Cooker Week, in which</i> The Takeout <i>uses its favorite cold-weather kitchen appliance in the dead of summer.</i><p>To my mind, meatloaf really …

3 Assumptions Teachers Should Avoid

Luckily, if we’re aware of these assumptions, we can work to counteract them.<p>Three Assumptions That Can Lead to Frustration<p><b>1. I should know this.</b> No …

9 High-Protein Vegetarian Recipes So Good There Won't Be Leftovers

No matter your reason for eating vegetarian, there's no doubt you want to make sure you're getting the right nutrients. Experts believe that protein …

Research Says: Your Mom Influenced Your Intelligence

Were you the kind of kid who always aced math tests, could memorize historical facts with ease, and recite Shakespeare back to your English teacher …

Bisquick Topped Blueberry Cobbler

This biscuit topped blueberry cobbler recipe couldn’t be easier. Breaking out your trusty Bisquick baking mix keeps the recipe effortless, but you …

Baking

9 Smoothies That End Cravings, Improve Your Workouts, And More

1 of 10<p>Linda Pugliese<p>The tastiest way to start the new year? With a shake, of course. (Take back control of your eating—and lose weight in the process—with our 21-Day Challenge!) These 9 smoothies are deliciously designed to help you stick to all your goals—just press blend.<p>Advertisement - Continue …

Want Instant Motivation? Read This Book Now.

Recently, I started reading it again. Immediately, my workouts got more intense. I began thinking bigger about my goals and my vision for my future.<p>I've read hundreds (potentially thousands) of self-help and business books over the past decade. Very few have the <i>it-factor</i>. Some of them do, though. …

Motivation

12 Self-Care Bowls to Try for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

We get it. You’re busy, and you barely have time to scarf down a $12 sandwich (OK, $12 burger), let alone make a meal that nourishes your <i>soul</i> or …

Learning Is a Learned Behavior. Here’s How to Get Better at It.

Many people mistakenly believe that the ability to learn is a matter of intelligence. For them, learning is an immutable trait like eye color, simply luck of the genetic draw. People are born learners, or they’re not, the thinking goes. So why bother getting better at it?<p>And that’s why many people …

Student-Teacher Relationships Are Everything

By James E. Ford<p>I can't overstate this point. In the classroom, relationships are <i>everything.</i><p>I learned this early in my teaching career when I was …

Genius Strategies for Raising Kids Who Are Smart About Money—Starting at Age 4

Preschoolers & Early Elementary Kids (7 and Under)<p>The foundation of money habits is formed very early, as young as age 5, according to research from …

6 Smoothies For Younger-Looking Hair And Glowing Skin

It's no secret: Eating a diet high in plant-based whole foods promotes glowing skin, stronger nails, and healthier hair. And who doesn't want more of that? The great news is that you can improve all three with a daily green smoothie.<p>Loaded with fruits and healthy fats that regenerate your skin from …

Mr. Rogers Had a Simple Set of Rules for Talking to Children

The TV legend possessed an extraordinary understanding of how kids make sense of language.<p>For the millions of adults who grew up watching him on public television, Fred Rogers represents the most important human values: respect, compassion, kindness, integrity, humility. On <i>Mister Rogers’</i> …

Fred Rogers

16 Impressive (but Not Impossible) Birthday Cake Recipes for Your Kid’s Party

The invites are out, the presents are wrapped and the bouncy house has been reserved. Now, on to the most important part of your kid’s birthday …

50 Quick Summer Dinner Ideas For Lazy People

It’s 7 p.m., the sun’s still out and it’s 85 degrees. Do you <i>really</i> want to spend the night in front of the stove? (We didn’t think so.) These 50 …

This Ice Cream Is So Healthy You Can Eat It for Breakfast

We’ve officially hit the height of summer, otherwise known as peak ice cream consumption season. While ice cream usually falls into the category of …

Inversion: The billionaire thinking skill you were never taught in school

“All I want to know is where I’m going to die, so I’ll never go there.”<p>These are the famous words of Charlie Munger, the business partner of Warren …

Self-improvement