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Four Inquiry Qualities At The Heart of Student-Centered Teaching

<b>By Trevor MacKenzie</b>Whether it be project-based learning, design thinking or genius hour, it’s easy to get confused by the many education buzzwords …

Pedagogy

Quick and easy cake recipes by Mary Berry

<b>Honey and almond cake (pictured above)</b><p>Prep <b>25 min</b><br>Cook <b>45-55 min</b> <br>Serves <b>6</b><p><b>150g baking spread</b>, straight from the fridge<b><br>100g light muscovado sugar</b><b><br>2 tbsp runny honey</b><b><br>3 large eggs</b><b><br>150g self-raising flour</b><b><br>50g ground almonds</b><b><br>2 tbsp milk</b><b><br>1 tsp almond extract</b><p>For the filling and topping<b><br>100g butter</b>,softened<b><br>2 tbsp</b> …

Dessert

Honey Soy Flank Steak

This is one amazing steak. It’s simple to prepare, and you get maximum flavor in a short period of time. Flank steak is a lean cut, so be careful you …

BBQ

The One Reason Why You're Not Losing Weight is Simpler Than You'd Think

Just because you’re working your butt off in the gym, sweating profusely, gasping for oxygen, experiencing all the post-workout soreness and seeing your weight dramatically decrease, doesn’t mean you’re burning fat. Yes, the truth really hurts, even more than your muscles do after a week at the gym.<p>…

Fitness

Mary's easy Bakewell tart recipe

To make the pastry, measure the flour into a bowl and rub in the butter with your fingertips until the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs. Add the water, mixing to form a soft dough.<p>Roll out the dough on a lightly floured work surface and use to line a 20cm/8in flan tin. Leave in the fridge to …

Dessert

50 Pies for 50 States

Americans sure do love pie! In all 50 states, bakers have created their own classics—rich regional history expressed in a delicious dessert. So, …

Baking

The Best Casserole Recipe from Every State

Take a bite out of the best casserole recipes in the country.<p>Casseroles are comfort food at its finest. To celebrate our favorite casseroles, we …

Cooking

Cookie Dough Cheesecake Bars

These cheesecake bars are amazing because even though you bake the cookie crust it still comes out taste like cookie dough. I guarantee these will …

Dessert

The Ultimate Guide to a Clean Stove (So Good, You Might Actually Do It)

The stove is the workhorse of the kitchen, burners dutifully heating up on command to prepare meals at all times of day, season after season. It works hard, and that work shows: in a splotch of tomato sauce from Monday, some sauteed greens from Tuesday, bits of fried rice from Wednesday. After days …

Cleaning

50 Treasured Recipes Found in Family Recipe Boxes

Every time we make a recipe that’s been handed down to us from mom, grandma or great-grandma, it’s like they’re in the kitchen with us again.<p>Iced …

These Tests Will Tell You Just How Good Your Eyes Are at Seeing Color

Let’s talk about how you’re perceiving color. The idea came to me when a coworker asked if they should get the computer with 100-percent sRGB or …

OLEDs

It's a Bodyweight Workout You Can Print and Do Anywhere — No Excuses!

There are so many ways to strength train — dumbbells, barbells, med balls, kettlebells — and we like them all. But bodyweight workouts are perfect for doing anywhere since you don't need any equipment they turn your body into a gym. We created this bodyweight workout to help you bust through any …

7 Lava Cakes You Need to Try That Aren't Chocolate

What more is there to lava?<p>June 09, 2018<p>When it comes to fave desserts, mine hands down would have to be chocolate lava cake. With its fudgy cake …

Oven Roasted Parmesan Potatoes Recipe

"I have tried a lot of good roasted potato recipes, but I keep coming back to this one. I've never found one I like better! These are crispy on the …

Crispy Cumin Sweet Potato Fries

Jazz up your sweet potato game with these cumin and coriander–seasoned sweet potato fries.<p>Don’t skip the cornstarch—it absorbs moisture as the fries …

Cooking

Happy Phi Day: The Last Day to Match the Golden Ratio for a Century

Math whizzes may have noticed something particularly pleasing about today's date. According to Bloomberg, June 1, 2018 (formatted as 1/6/18 in many …

A simple upgrade made my 10-year-old computer run like new, and it costs less than $70

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Antonio Villas-Boas/Business Insider<p>I've been telling friends and family members for years to upgrade their old computer instead of buying a …

Stuff We Love: How fans remade the entire Hamilton soundtrack for Critical Role

Every Thursday I love sitting down to watch a bunch of nerdy voice actors play <i>Dungeons & Dragons</i> on the show <i>Critical Role</i>. Their fans are known as …

The Unkindest Cut: A Short History of the Mullet

Jerry Seinfeld wore it on primetime television for nine years. Brad Pitt thinks his career got off the ground because he wore one to his <i>Thelma &</i> …

This Push-Up Challenge Will Make You So Much Stronger

Finally master the mechanics of this notoriously challenging full-body burner. Then take things up a notch.<p>Build Your Foundation<p>Nailing perfect …

Workouts

The Best 20-Minute Workout Videos

<b>We’ve carefully selected these videos because they’re actively working to educate, inspire, and empower their viewers with personal stories and</b> …

40 Things You Should Know About a Home By Age 40

Home repair is learned over time<p>Even if a power outage stops your well pump or the city water supply, you can still flush the toilet. Dump a couple …

5-Ingredient Salads You’ll Want to Make All Summer Long

With summer just around the corner, the last thing you want is a recipe that calls for standing over the hot stove. So we developed five new …

This DIY Garlic Sauce Is Way Better Than Papa John's

Papa John does not make good pizza, but he does make an addictive garlic dipping sauce. In fact, some (Virginia and I) would say it is the only item …

14 YouTube Channels You Need To Know If You Want To Work Out For Free

Everything you need if you want to get fit but don't want to spend money, leave your house, or put on a sports bra.

Delicious Side Dishes That’ll Steal the Show at Your Next Potluck

Guaranteed to please.<p>When it comes to any potluck, the side dishes can make all the difference between a ho-hum supper and a real crowd-pleasing …

Cooking

19 Posts You'll Laugh At If You're Proud Of Your Nerdiness

"Viggo Mortensen's appeal as Aragorn is 90% the way he opens doors."

The 10 Most-Saved Recipes from April Will Make You Hungry!

Spring has sprung, and nowhere is that more obvious than in the recipes you've been saving. You've been loving light and fresh meals that scream …

19 Hidden Amazon Shopping Tricks You Should Be Using—Even if You're Not a Prime Member

All the ways to be an Amazon power user.<p>Amazon is huge. So huge, in fact, that approximately 64% of American households had a Prime membership in …

I'm a Yoga Teacher, and These Are the 15 Poses I Recommend For Weight Loss

Yoga may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you consider shedding fat, getting strong, and losing weight. Even though yoga shouldn't be your <i>only</i> workout if you're trying to change your body and get healthy, it's certainly a great supplemental workout to help you along the way. I've been …

Yoga