Mary Neely

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Hormone imbalances hindering your weight-loss efforts

Photo, Getty Images.<p><i>This article was originally published in March 2013, and was updated in June 2016.</i><p>Have you been unable to lose weight even with …

Flourless cranberry muffins to start your morning

Kathy Smart’s flourless muffin recipe<br>Photo by James Park and Answermen Ltd.<p>Protein first thing in the morning helps to stimulate the metabolism for …

Perfect roast chicken recipe

Instructions<p>Preheat oven to 375 F (190 C). Remove neck and giblets from body cavity of chicken. Set aside and use for gravy if you wish. Place rack …

Easy minestrone recipe

Tangy, bright chianti<p>The classic red from gorgeous Tuscany makes a traditional pairing for tomato-based Italian dishes like Easy Minestrone. This one …

Kale, red pepper and quinoa toss more

Creating Classrooms We Need: 8 Ways Into Inquiry Learning

<b>2. FOSTER INQUIRY BY SCAFFOLDING CURIOSITY.</b><br>Teachers always come up to Laufenberg wanting to learn more about her progressive pedagogy -- and they …

Math, Physics, Languages: Minecraft is the Teachers' Ultimate Multi-Tool

Need more convincing that Minecraft can be a powerful tool for learning? Check out this fun video from PBS Idea Channel's Mike Rugnetta, who …

Khan Academy Enters Next Era With iPad App

Offline learning is the latest tool for the unorthodox education organization. Here’s how that and other new features will power Khan Academy’s new app.<p>Khan Academy, the wildly popular YouTube lecture series, has launched its free, new iPad app in Apple’s store. The enhanced version of Khan Academy …

Animal Dissection? There's an App for That

Animal dissection is one of the most controversial topics in science education. Scientists, teachers, animal rights activists, and parents and …

Minecraft spawns classroom lessons

The popular videogame is being used in classrooms as kids work together to create ancient Roman cities. Who knew learning could be this much fun?<p>The popular videogame is being used in classrooms as kids work together to create ancient Roman cities. Who knew learning could be this much fun?<p>Do you …

7 free ways to capture student responses without costly clickers

<b>Most educators are familiar with student response systems (SRS) a.k.a. clickers. Common brands are eInstruction, Sentio, TurningPoint, Activote.</b> …

Math, PBL and 21st Century Learning for All Students

Math teachers and teachers of lower-performing students do have unique challenges for teaching 21st century skills. However, research demonstrates …

Rethinking What's Taught in the Classroom

Ortega and Burns say it boils down to this: Nightingale will keep its core academic subjects – reading, math, science, history. But instead of …

How to Get Hesitant Teachers to Use Technology

In my consulting as well as administrative technology work, I am often asked the same questions by different schools and officials. One of the most …