Mitch Masters

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The 100 Best Cookbooks of All Time

So many great titles, so little shelf space. These are the best of the best.

Ode to the geography teacher: 'Time to make our voices heard'

Pity the poor geography teacher. Sat at his desk wearing brown corduroy, stroking his beard with one hand and sharpening colouring pencils with the …

Humanities in Class: A Guide to Thinking and Learning in the Humanities

Omar H. Ali<p>Ali is Dean of Lloyd International Honors College at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and the 2016 Carnegie Foundation North …

How to Solve a Rubik's Cube in Five Steps

Watching someone solve a Rubik’s Cube with a few twists and turns never stops being impressive. But it doesn’t take a genius to conquer the classic …

grilled pizza

Heat your grill over medium-high.<p>Divide your dough into four quarters. Use your hands to gently stretch it into a thinner blob — it doesn’t need to …

corn chowder with chile, lime and cotija

Soup<p>8 medium/large ears corn, husks and silks removed<p>1 tablespoon olive oil<p>1 tablespoon butter<p>1 large onion, preferably Spanish, chopped fine<p>2 medium …

Recipes

Tampa Bay Rays demo: Chad Mottola explains how kids should start their stance

Tampa Bay Rays hitting coach Chad Mottola explains how kids should get in their stance in the batter's box.

List of all Landforms

List of Landforms on Earth<p>Types of Landforms and Definitions<p>Alluvial fan: land formation that occurs when sedimentary materials such as rocks, …

25 Latin Songs to Play When You Just Want to Cuddle Up With a Book and a Blanket

If you're like us, the minute you see the slight chill pop up in the weather report, you grab the nearest book pile, the coziest blanket you own, and a large mug of coffee and sit at home for hours on end, just relaxing. Are you nodding? Then you probably also know that the music you play while …

These 5 tools will let you master map projections

Understanding and choosing the right map projection can be tricky. For GeoGeeks it is painful to see the unconscious overuse of Mercator. If you want …

Definition of Geography

A Basic Overview of the Discipline of Geography<p>Since the beginning of humankind, the study of geography has captured the imagination of the people. …

Geography

Belgian Onion Soup

In winter, the section of our cupboard devoted to onions seems to grow exponentially, filled with all forms of eye-dripping lovelies: red and white …

Finding a Problem Worth Solving

Patagonia, Ben O’BryanWhen we started in the PhD program in Computer Science at Stanford, Prof. Rajeev Motwani, who was the “default PhD advisor” for …

Essay Writing in Middle School History Class

Today's history students need to include evaluation, analysis, and synthesis in writing assignments, going well beyond the traditional reporting of …

Manage Your Attention, Not Your Time

<i>If there is any one ‘secret’ to effectiveness, it is concentration</i>.<br>—Peter F. Drucker, management philosopher“At the end of the day, my brain feels …

What’s in a Flag’s Design?

A new infographic by a pair of Danish designers has everything you never knew you wanted to know about the world’s flags. <i>Tags</i>: flag, language, …

How Theresa May's Geography Background Might Impact Her Leadership As UK's Next Prime Minister

What is geography? It is a simple yet misleading question. Literally, it is derived from the Greek words “Geo” (Earth) and “graphy” (to write). Many people would probably answer that question with something related to maps or state capitals. Those answers do not even scratch the surface in …

Ever sat on a beach and wondered what’s across the ocean? It may not be what you think.

Have you ever sat on a beach and wondered what’s across the ocean?<p>If you think you can figure out the answer just by looking at a map, read on. You …

14 Totally Free Things on the Internet Everyone Should Take Advantage of

<b>By Wil Fulton</b><p>The wunderkinds over on reddit took a break from uncracked safes and banana-based measurements to post a mega-thread addressing the best …

Kids at this school can spend 20% of their time doing anything they want

York School<p>Kevin Brookhouser is a teacher at York School, located in sunny Monterey, California.<p>In 2011, he had a crazy idea.<p>What would happen, he …

my old-school baked ziti

The night before I went to the hospital to have this little nugget, in one last burst of frenetic nesting — a tornado of focused, effective energy I …

Recipes

Easily turn a Google™ Spreadsheet into a Set of Online Flashcards and Other Cool Stuff

Flippity<br>Flashcards<p>Easily turn a Google spreadsheet into a set of<br>online flashcards.<p>Flippity<br>Quiz Show<p>Easily turn a Google spreadsheet into a<br>trivia game …

Developing Spatial Thinking Skills in Education and Society

<b>By Joseph J. Kerski, Ph.D., Education Industry Curriculum Development Manager, Esri</b><p>Spatial thinking has been receiving increased attention in the …

LEARN NC has been archived

Where is the LEARN NC Content?<p>Most of the LEARN NC Content has been archived using the Wayback Machine. Instructions for how to access that content …

Genealogy

Definition

A <i>Mountweazel</i> is a bogus entry deliberately inserted in a reference work, usually as a safeguard against copyright infringement<p>The source of the term …

arrow-up-filled

Women Who Inspire<p>Explorer Magazine<p>Educator Certification Program<p>Poetry! Sex! Drugs! Absentee fathers! Ancient Greece!<p>How can video help students …

Use Design Thinking to Develop the 7 Mindsets of the Mentally Wealthy

<i>Many thanks to Sabba Quidwai (@AskMsQ) for this guest post. In addition to serving as the Director of Innovative Learning for the University of</i> …

Minding your Mummies: The Science of Mummification

Difficulty<p>Time Required<p>Long (2-4 weeks)<p>Prerequisites<p>None<p>Material Availability<p>Readily available.<p>Cost<p>Very Low (under $20)<p>Safety<p>The result of this …

Sarcophagus Science: Mummify a Hot Dog

<b>Key concepts</b><br>Human biology<br>Water<br>Mummification<br>Desiccation<br>Decomposition<p><b>Introduction</b><br>Mummies are frequently featured in movies and television shows—often …

Cleaning

How “Going Deeper” Looks in a Concept Map

After a decade of forgoing the activity, Sarah Cooper recently revisited hand-drawn concept maps as a means to further engage her 8th graders in US …