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After Spending $575 Million On Teacher Evaluation, Gates Foundation Says, “Oops”

The Gates Foundation came out with a report this morning admitting that their heavy-handed, and expensive, focus on teacher evaluation was a …

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

10 Steps to Turn Draft 1 into a Published Piece (that you can be proud of)

How to revise like a pro — it’s more than just fixing grammarOver the last eight years, I’ve written over 500 scripts and stories for national TV …

Writing

Ten Signs Your Boss Is A Manager -- But Not A Leader

A simple way to answer the question “What’s the difference between managing and leading?” is this:<p>Managing people means watching them to make sure they do what they’re supposed to do.<p>The concept of traditional supervision is rooted in the fear that working people will misbehave or make mistakes if …

Profit

Why you should get a burner phone number, even if you aren't a spy

Apps make it easy to create a second number.<p>The first time you heard of a burner phone—a cheap prepaid mobile intended for temporary use—was probably while watching a crime drama. But an extra cell phone comes in handy even when you operate on the right side of the law.<p>A second number can help you …

Apps

What are systematic reviews?

The Best Hikes in Montana's Glacier National Park

More than three million people visit Montana's Glacier National Park every year, and for good reasons: the dramatic landscape of ice-scoured granite …

Hiking

You Can Now Pre-Order The Delish Cookbook

What are you waiting for?<p>Delish's motto has always been, <b>“YOU DON’T HAVE TO KNOW HOW TO COOK, YOU JUST HAVE TO LOVE TO EAT.”</b> That’s why Delish is the fastest-growing food media brand on the Internet: They speak to food lovers who don’t fancy themselves chefs, and they do it through helpful, …

Cooking

22 Classy Fourth of July Cocktails for Independence Day

Forget basic beer and those primary-colored frozen monstrosities of yore—this year your Independence Day cocktails deserve an upscale twist.

Recipes

Olive Oil: A Buyer's Guide

If it smells like crayons, don't get it<p>Olive oil is an absolute pantry essential, but a lot of people aren't buying the good stuff. Much of the time, …

Recipes

Lemon-Orange Chiffon Cake Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 350°. Combine first 4 ingredients in bowl of a heavy-duty electric stand mixer. Make a well in center of flour …

Dessert

Bose’s new $250 Sleepbuds play soothing sounds instead of music

Is quality sleep worth that much cash?<p>After a couple years of development and early prototype testing through an Indiegogo campaign, Bose is commercially releasing its noise-masking Sleepbuds. They go on sale tomorrow, June 21st, for $250 from Amazon, Best Buy, Bose, and other retailers. The …

Consumer Tech

How to Write Historical Fiction (without a history degree)

Andrew M. Greeley said, “History and historical fiction are necessarily not the same thing. The purpose of history is to narrate events as accurately …

Creative Writing

Three Cities of Spain Cheesecake

No cheesecake roundup would be complete without this one, created by Santa Fe’s Three Cities of Spain coffeehouse (which closed in the mid-1970s) and …

Cheesecake

22 Things You Can Make in Your Waffle Iron

Let’s not beat around the brunch: Waffles are God’s gift to carb lovers everywhere. But did you know there are actually plenty of other foods you can …

Breakfast

Grilled Chicken Cordon Bleu

Recipe courtesy of<p>Show:<p>Episode:<p>Total:20 minPrep:10 minCook:10 min<p>Yield:4 servings<p>Level:Easy<p>Nutritional AnalysisPer ServingCalories414 calorieTotal …

Food

Dark Rum Caramel

Food

Grilled Lemon-Pepper Chicken

If you want to go with the same flavors and basic method but prefer chicken pieces, go forth! Use skin-on, bone-in breasts and legs—total cooking …

Cooking

Here's How to Make Delicious Ice Cream at Home Without an Ice Cream Maker

When I was a kid, making homemade ice cream was never an option. "We don't have an ice cream maker," my mom would remind me all of the many times I'd …

Dessert

Meet Archangel Tzaphkiel, Angel of Understanding and Compassion

Archangel Tzaphkiel's Roles and Symbols<p>Tzaphkiel means "knowledge of God." Archangel Tzaphkiel is known as the angel of understanding and compassion. …

Spirituality

How to Help Students Craft a Thought-Provoking Discussion Question

Sarah Brown Wessling, a high school English teacher in Johnston, Iowa, and the 2010 National Teacher of the Year, gives her students a formula for …

Teaching

Cilantro and Lime Are What Your Pork Chops Have Been Missing

When cilantro and lime are paired together in a recipe, I expect my tastebuds to tingle with vibrant, bright flavors that make every bite feel like …

Cooking

16:8 fasting diet actually works, study finds

A form of intermittent fasting known as the 16:8 diet helps obese individuals to lose weight and lower their blood pressure, according to a new study.<p>…

Holistic Medicine

Honey Mustard Chicken: An easy dish for the barbecue

Most guests arrive for a barbecue with a bowl of potato salad, six-pack tucked under their arm, or maybe a box of pastries.<p>Me? I like to arrive with …

Cooking

Forget Johnson & Johnson: Here Are 2 Better Dividend Stocks

J&J's dividend is good. But these are even better.<p>If you own <b>Johnson & Johnson</b> (NYSE:JNJ) stock, there's a really good chance that you do so because …

Investing

15 Games to Play With Friends When You Want an Excuse to Get Together

Why not start a weekly tradition?<p>For those evenings when you want to stay in, but have nothing to do, invite a group of friends over for an …

Technology

30 Rosés to Put on Your Summer Bucket List

Think pink<p>If you’ve been waiting for someone to announce that it’s time to crush some rosé wine, here’s your moment. It’s finally time to start …

Wine & Spirits

Alice Munro Wins Nobel Prize in Literature

Alice Munro, a Canadian master of the short story revered as a thorough but forgiving documenter of the human spirit, won the Nobel Prize in …

Literature

Essential Nursing Skills Checklist

<b>Decision Making</b> <br>Nurses make decisions when the stakes are high. Therefore, their ability to make informed, cool-headed choices is crucial. They must …

Getting Married? What You Need to Know About Your Student Debt

Talking about your student loans isn’t likely to be top of mind if you’re planning a wedding. But if you or your spouse-to-be have college debt, it’s …

Personal Finance

Your Money: How to deal with the paperwork scramble after a spouse dies

NEW YORK (Reuters) - When you are grieving a departed spouse, the last thing you want to think about is changing the title to your car.<p>Same goes for your house, your bank accounts, the retirement account you are inheriting and anything else of value that now belongs solely to you.<p>Married couples …

Retirement