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Easily Create Vocabulary Quizzes With “Wordsmyth”

Wordsmyth seems like an exceptional online dictionary that lets you create several different types of vocabulary quizzes. Teachers can get accounts …

So You Want to Read Fairy Tales: Here’s Where to Start

<b>The Fairy Tale Trinity: If you’re going to start reading fairy tales, you should start with the Brothers Grimm, Charles Perrault, and Hans Christian</b> …

Literature

How to Tell a Good Story, as Explained by George Saunders, Ira Glass, Ken Burns, Scott Simon, Catherine Burns & Others

All of us instinctively respond to stories. This has both positive and negative effects, but if we don't understand it about ourselves, we've won't …

Books

Type Your Text Into “SlideBot” & It Automatically Chooses Layout & Images For Your Slideshow

SlideBot lets you type the text you want to appear in each slide and then uses its software to design your slideshow in seconds.<p>It’s pretty neat, and …

Education Technology

The Story Behind Dylan Thomas’s “Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night” and the Poet’s Own Stirring Reading of His Masterpiece

“Rage, rage against the dying of the light.”<p><i>“Poetry can break open locked chambers of possibility, restore numbed zones to feeling, recharge desire,”</i> Adrienne Rich wrote in contemplating what poetry does. <i>“Insofar as poetry has a social function it is to awaken sleepers by other means than shock,”</i> …

Literature

“ESL Video” Improvements Turn Good Site Into Great One

ESL Video, the well-known free site which has let teachers create online quizzes for YouTube videos, has been on several of my “Best” lists for years.<p>…

ESL

Cashew Whole Cauliflower Curry (Slow Cooker)

A slow-cooked, coconut-based whole cauliflower curry is taken up a notch with the addition of sweet red peppers and chopped potatoes. Finish with a …

Recipes

18 Weeknight Curries To Make In The Slow Cooker

Curry up and get dinner sorted.

15 Soothing Mindfulness Quotes That Will Calm Your Anxious Feelings

Anxiety is becoming a big problem for people in America. According to most recent estimates, anxiety Disorders affect 18.1 percent of adults in the …

Mindfulness

A Mindset "Revolution" Sweeping Britain's Classrooms May Be Based On Shaky Science

The "growth mindset" phenomenon has swept through schools over the last 20 years and purportedly explains everything from Michael Jordan's success to Enron's failure. But the research behind it contains worrying errors.<p>Michael Jordan didn’t make his high school basketball team in 1978. He went on …

Great Kindle Book Sale on Amazon Today on Popular Books

Related Articles<p>Usually, when I see a Kindle sale on Amazon, it contains books I haven’t really heard of for $1.99-$3.99. Today, Amazon is offering …

3 Tips for Teachers to Help Teens Distinguish Fact From Fiction

The rise in websites dispensing false information has become a problem for Facebook. But for one high school teacher, having students take …

Teaching

5 Excellent Google Docs Templates for Teachers

November 23, 2016 As you probably know, the old Google Docs gallery will be unavailable early 2017 and to access pre-made templates users will have …

Google Docs

Google Keep has taken over my Task Management and GTD

Why more users don’t use Google Keep is a mystery to me because it’s awesome. It has changed how I use to-dos, GTD, Task Management, Project …

Project Management

It Would Cost £6.2 Octillion to Operate the Death Star Each Day

The Death Star from the <i>Star Wars</i> franchise is a technological wonder that could only exist in fiction. According to one estimate, the space …

U.S. Treasury

Slow Cooker General Tso's Chicken #Recipe

Slow Cooker General Tso's Chicken #Recipe<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>3 large boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 2 pounds), chopped into bite size pieces<br>2 …

Slow Cooker Enchilada Orzo

posted by Chungah on December 1, 2014 140 Comments »<p><i>The easiest, creamiest enchilada pasta ever. Even the pasta gets cooked right in the crockpot!</i><p>Now …

Easy Creamy Crock-Pot Chicken Tikka Masala

Winter is in full swing now and the colder temperatures have descended upon us.<br>There’s snow, ice, blizzards, and windchill.<br>Don’t you love it?<br>No, …

Recipes
Viral

24 Dump Dinners You Can Make In A Crock-Pot

Step one: Dump everything into a slow cooker. Step two: Let dinner make itself.

Carbonate Your Fruit with Alka-Seltzer Tablets

When you drink soda, bubbles of carbon dioxide (CO2) cause the tingling sensation on your tongue. In addition to the physical sensation, the CO2 combines with your saliva to produce carbonic acid, which is an important flavor component of carbonated beverages. If you’ve ever taken a swig of flat …

Gear & Gadgets
Rights & Freedoms

Photoshop in 60 Seconds: How to Create a Text Portrait

What You'll Be CreatingWelcome to our Photoshop in 60 Seconds series, in which you can learn a Photoshop skill, feature, or technique in just a …

Graphics
Government