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Movie Review - The Martian (2015)

<b>The Martian</b>, 2015.<p>Directed by Ridley Scott.<br>Starring Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Jeff Daniels, Kate Mara, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Kristen Wiig, Michael …

Movies

What’s With The New Yawk Accent?

In the 1960s, Columbia University graduate student William Labov headed into New York City’s department stores in search of something. He scoured …

Linguistics

The Student-Centered Classroom: Communicating What Matters

Genuine Community<p>It seems that whenever teachers get nervous, we plan big -- big projects, big events, big impact. But here I knew that instead of …

Teaching

Think Before You Flip Your Classroom This Year

For a while now I've been saying something provocative about Flipped Learning.<br>"It's the worst idea in the history of teaching."<br>I own that.<br>I've said …

Bake Once, Eat Breakfast All Week Long

<i>Gena Hamshaw of the blog Choosing Raw shares satisfying, flavorful recipes that also happen to be vegan.</i><p>Oatmeal is by far my favorite breakfast. I …

12 perfect chocolate cake recipes for birthdays, special occasions, anytime: Foodday Favorites

We've published plenty of variations on chocolate cake over the years. These are some of our all-time favorites.

Never Miss Ice Cream Again: 17 Mouthwatering Vegan Recipes

Sarah Von Alt|<p><b>1. Vegan Banana Cream Pie Blizzard</b><p>Another amazing vegan blizzard recipe.<p><b>2. Vegan Chocolate Chunk Coconut Ice Cream</b><p><b>3. Vanilla Bean</b> …

14 Foods you shouldn't buy - make your own!

Want to cut your weekly shopping bill in half and eat healthier too? There are some foods you just shouldn't bother buying at the supermarket. You …

3 Ways To Use Gestures When Speaking Without Feeling Uncomfortable

Never sure what to do with your hands while talking? Keep these three movements in mind.<p>For many people, public speaking is so fraught with anxiety that they give little thought to how they should gesture to help get their point across.<p>While it’s true that gestures can add power to your speaking, …

Public Speaking

Baseball Nut Ice Cream (a copycat Baskin-Robbins recipe)

You know how certain foods, just like certain songs, can transport you back to a certain moment in time? For me, Baseball Nut ice cream is one of …

The 20 best Spanish recipes: part 2

Omar Allibhoy José Pizarro, Claudia Roden, David Eyre, Colman Andrews

Blueberries and Cream Cake

<b>Cake:</b><p>Preheat oven to 350. Grease and lightly flour 3, 8-inch round baking pans. (To flour the pans: grease with cooking spray then add some flour. …

The 20 best Spanish recipes: part 1

Claudia Roden, Sam and Sam Clark, Nieves Barragán Mohacho , Ben Tish, Josep Carbonell

Perfect Blueberry Streusel Muffins Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> A summertime classic, these muffins are studded with extra berries and topped with a brown sugar streusel.<p>Adapted from Domino Sugar. —Posie (Harwood) Brien<p><b>Makes: 9 muffins</b><p><b>For the muffins:</b><p>1 3/4 cups flour<br>• 1/4 teaspoon salt<br>• 1 tablespoon baking powder<br>• 2 tablespoons lemon powder (optional; …

One-Pot Recipes: Make It in a Dutch Oven

Whether you're setting up a kitchen, upgrading your cookware, or looking for a practical yet beautiful gift, you’ve probably thought about a Dutch oven. Martha calls these pots “the workhorse of the kitchen” because they heat evenly and retain heat, move from stovetop to oven, and are essential for …

Our Best Layer Cake Recipes

From old-fashioned chocolate layer cake to carmelized-apple spice cake to the ultimate coconut cake, choose from more than 40 of our best layer cake recipes Here, Martha's father's favorite orange-curd filled cake topped with chocolate frosting.

Cookies, Cookies, Cookies

Grandma Kathy's Coffee Cake Is the Greatest Recipe of All Time

Is Grandma Kathy's coffee cake the greatest recipe of all time?<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they are really the greatest ever of all time? Well, we’re using this series as an opportunity to wax poetic about them. The coffee cake recipe of recipe developer</i> …

Must-Make Ice Cream Cake Recipes

<b>We all scream for ice cream…cakes! They’re spectacular make-ahead desserts and can be as simple or as fancy as you please. Use homemade or store-bought ice cream, show off the layers in a terrine, add meringue to make baked Alaska, and more. Whatever you choose, they’ll appeal to adults and kids</b> …

3 Good Text to Speech Tools for Struggling Readers

June 16, 2015<br>We have received a few requests over the last couple of weeks to share our recommendations for text to speech tools designed …

Yes, You Can Do Workshop in an AP English Class

I sat listening to Donalyn Miller the author of The Book Whisperer talk about how she gets her students to read an average of 60 books a year. She …

The Wrong Way to Teach Grammar

No more diagramming sentences: Students learn more from simply writing and reading.<p>A century of research shows that traditional grammar lessons—those hours spent diagramming sentences and memorizing parts of speech—don’t help and may even hinder students’ efforts to become better writers. Yes, they …

Students cheat for good grades. Why not make the classroom about learning and not testing?

We have been hearing stories about academic cheating: from students caught cheating on homework assignments as well as college entrance exams, to teachers being caught in cheating scandals, such as the ones in Atlanta, Georgia, and Columbus, Ohio.<p>Today, between 75% and 98% of college students …

Pedagogy

Some Excellent Android Apps for Learning English Grammar

May 14, 2015<br>Technology has brought interactivity and life to those content areas that were long reputed for being dull and boring. An example of this …

Language Learning

5 Great TED Talks on How to Present Before An Audience

May 8, 2015<br>Presenting in front of a large (or small) audience is not always an easy task especially for those of us who are not used to public …

Public Speaking

What psychology tells us about student achievement — and how it is ignored

Modern school reform has focused primarily on “accountability” measures — or, how to hold students, teachers, principals, schools and districts “accountable” for higher standardized-test scores, but, unfortunately has failed to look at many of the real problems children face in their classrooms.<p>The …

This Is How Tech Will Totally Change Our Lives by 2025

The ever-increasing hunger for data will fundamentally change the way we live our lives over the next decade. That’s according to a new report by the …

Internet of Things

9 TED Talks to watch before public speaking

If you’ve got a presentation to give at work or school — or are perhaps getting ready to speak at a TEDx event? — we recommend these talks to help …

The State of Masculinity in America and the One Film Every Man Must See

This week I had the great privilege of attending a screening of Jennifer Siebel Newsom's latest film, <i>The Mask You Live In</i>, which embarks on a powerful exploration of the truth and consequences associated with modern masculinity in America. If you are unaware of this remarkable filmmaker, make note, …