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8 tricks for remembering everything you read

But just because forgetting is a human phenomenon doesn't mean you should simply accept it. In fact, there are plenty of simple, creative strategies for retaining more of what you read — whether that's novels, news articles, or scientific textbooks.<p>To find out what some of those techniques are, we …

The Neuroscience Of Learning: 41 Terms Every Teacher Should Know

<b>The Neuroscience Of Learning: 41 Terms Every Teacher Should Know</b><p>by <b>Judy Willis</b> M.D., M.Ed., radteach.com<p>As education continues to evolve, adding in …

How a People Magazine Teacher of the Year created the Reading Train iPad app

Libby Curran is an accomplished educator, with 20 years of experience teaching kindergarten and special education classes. In 2012, she was …

Education Technology

5-Minute Outfit Idea: Denim Look for The Weekend

<i>For those mornings you oversleep before work, battle your closet in preparation for a night out, or simply need some extra inspiration on a Saturday morning, we're coming to your rescue with chic and effortless five-minute outfit ideas.</i><p>The always-polished Blair Eadie of Atlantic-Pacific delivers …

Let It Snow: 15 Ways to Decorate With Paper Snowflakes

Remember making paper snowflakes as a kid? First there was all that folding, followed by cutting with scissors that never seemed sharp enough. The best part, of course, was the reveal. You never knew what your masterpiece was going to look like. But snowflake-making doesn’t just have to be an …

Decorations

12 Ways to Prep Your Skin for Winter

How the heck is it nearly the end of the year again? Seriously, we never saw it coming. We’ve been so up to our knees with craft nights and mani-pedi parties that we’ve barely been able to keep up with our social calendar. And there’s no sign of it slowing down anytime soon. So guess who doesn’t …

10 Drugstore Must-Haves from Emma Stone's Makeup Artist

Los Angeles makeup artist Rachel Goodwin, whose clients include Emma Stone and January Jones, shares the cheap and cheerful products she swears by.<p>Los Angeles makeup artist Rachel Goodwin, whose clients include Emma Stone and January Jones, shares the cheap and cheerful products she swears …

Paris style must-haves

FASHION SHOPPING<p><b>With a petit penchant for black, navy blue and white, set off with gold, silver and red, Paris style is still highly influenced by</b> …

Rose Gold

Photo Album: My Grandmother Audrey

Here, Emma Ferrer remembers the most treasured photos of her iconic grandmother.<p>Here, BAZAAR's newly-minted star and September cover girl, Emma Ferrer, remembers the most treasured photos of her iconic grandmother.<p>Trunk Archive

16 Rarely Seen Audrey Hepburn Photos

In honor of the late icon's birthday today.<p>Audrey Hepburn's philanthropic and film work live on, as do the images of her impeccable style. In honor of what would have been her 87th birthday today, peruse 15 seldom seen, very chic photos of the icon—from Richard Avedon lensed BAZAAR covers to candid …

Common Core becomes a punch line

If you’ve lost Louis C.K. and Chuck Norris, have you lost America?<p>Both the acerbic comedian and the action star-turned-activist have come down hard on the Common Core academic standards, which were once widely hailed as a bipartisan success story but are now drawing fire from liberals and …

6 iPad Apps for Creative Writing

If your students are having trouble thinking up an idea for a story, you'll definitely want to check out Writing Prompts for Kids. There are four …

Creative Writing

Student: 'We need to go to school' - CNN Video

US teachers are not nearly as diverse as their students, new studies say

US teachers are nowhere near as diverse as their students, according to two new studies. Almost half the students attending public schools are minorities, yet fewer than one in five of their teachers is nonwhite.<p>The new studies, from the Center for American Progress and the National Education …

A landmark study suggests Britain’s children are lagging behind the developed world in maths, reading and science while the Far East rockets ahead – despite billions of pounds of spending under Labour. Does the secret to success lie in pushy parents? http://fw.to/AsOX0II

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Using Games And Apps To Teach Writing

We may be too literal when we think about what it means to be a good writer. It is not all about letters and words.<p>Especially when it comes to teaching children, we get caught up in structure, grammar, and syntax–these are parts of writing for which we can build standardized tests. Yes, these are …

25 Movies From The ’80s That Every Kid Should See

Many of your favorite movies from childhood aren't quite the same when you try to share them with the wired kids of 2013. These classics are the timeless exceptions that hold up nicely.

50 Years After The Bombing, Birmingham Still Subtly Divided

Fifty years ago Sunday, a Ku Klux Klan bomb at a Baptist church in Birmingham, Ala., killed four black girls and sent shock waves throughout the country.<p>In Birmingham, the tragedy laid bare a deep rift.<p>Carolyn McKinstry, standing on the sidewalk outside 16th Street Baptist Church, remembers …