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Google adds lots of new tools to its Education suite

Summer break is normally a time for rest and recreation, but Google has been busy updating Classroom, Google Earth and other Google for Education tools in preparation for the next academic term.<p>Since its 2014 inception, Google Classroom has served to empower both teachers and students by …

Education Technology

When Does EdTech Become Snake Oil?

Some folks tweeted some objections to my previous post about the five rules of edtech. In particular, there were objections to Rule #2:<p><i>Create the product that teachers want to use, not the product you want to sell (or that you think you can sell to administrators whether teachers like it or not).</i> …

Education Technology

Five Reasons iPads Should NOT Be In Classrooms

There is growing backlash against iPads in the classroom, as there remains no evidence that they help learning, and some experts even argue they …

Education Technology

Are private schools really better than public schools? A look at the data.

By Valerie Strauss<p>Reporter<p>Independent schools are nonprofit private schools that are governed by an independent board of trustees and are supported primarily through tuition and contributions. There are more than 1,500 independent private K-12 schools in the United States, including some of the …

Education

The Authentic Italian Way to Make Alfredo Pasta Is the Opposite of What You Think

When you think of alfredo pasta, you might think of using heavy cream, milk, flour, and cheese. And you'd be doing it wrong. Allow me to introduce …

Free, Flowy Beginner Crochet Sweater Pattern + Tutorial

Shares 76.4K<p><i>No one will guess you created this figure-flattering cardigan from a simple rectangle. Made with extremely soft yarn for a</i> …

The Pioneer Woman's Slow Cooker Broccoli Cheddar Soup

The slow cooker is a mainstay of modern American cooking — but it's not just you and me firing up the Crock-Pot on a weeknight. Famous chefs and …

Cooking

Skillet Suppers: Chicken and Rice with Broccoli

Chicken and rice is a common combination that's seen in a variety of cuisines, each with its own twist. For this easy one-pot meal, feel free to customize it to your own tastes. Use other chicken parts such as thighs or a whole chicken broken down. For spices, you can leave out the cayenne and …

Pork Chops with Creamy Bourbon Mushroom Sauce

<b>Ingredients</b><p>3 Tbs. extra virgin olive oil,<br>4-6 pork loin chops<br>1/2 cup flour<br>1/2 tsp. salt<br>1/4 tsp. black pepper<br>2 cups mushrooms, stemmed and sliced<br>1 …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Parker House Rolls

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Combine water and yeast in a liquid measuring cup and whisk to combine. Let sit until foamy, about 5 minutes.<p>Step 2<p>Combine the …

Blueberry Lemon Bread Pudding ( Quick and Healthy )

Serves: 4 Servings<p><b>Ingredients</b><p>5 cups crusty whole wheat bread, cut into 2-inch squares<br>1½ cups almond milk (or milk of your choice)<br>½ cup unsweetened …

11 Salad Dressing Recipes to Help You Kick the Bottled Stuff

Salads don't always get a lot of love. They often feel like a chore, something you force yourself to eat to feel less guilty about the more interesting food on your plate. But a salad can be just as exciting as any other part of a meal, and the easiest way to improve your salads is to lose the …

Food

This Genius, Super-Flaky Pie Crust Changes Everything in Piedom

Whether you've made zero pies in your life or hundreds—or thousands!—this dough will change your life.<p>The recipe comes from Stella Parks, a.k.a. the baker, science whiz, and sugar historian behind BraveTart the blog (and the spectacularly genius baking cookbook that dropped yesterday). Her …

SLOW COOKER WHOLE ROAST CHICKEN

<b>8 Ways To Surprise Your Groom On The Big Day</b><p><b>Must read if you are planning on adding an outdoor chalkboard wall. Learn from my mistakes.</b><p><b>Women's Summer</b> …

This DIY Heavy Cream Substitute Has Only Two Ingredients

There are plenty of recipes and dishes that are made so much more delicious with the addition of heavy cream—think quiche, biscuits, and scrambled …

Sheet Tray Pancakes Exist and Are Way Too Easy to Make

Why are we home cooks drawn to sheet tray meals? The answer is simple: Plopping everything you plan to eat on one tray means there’s only one pan to …

15 Korean New Year Recipes

As 2016 comes to a close, I want to thank everyone for another great year at Korean Bapsang! Thank you so much for reading, cooking, sharing and …

10-Minute Crispy Pork Belly Kimchi Bowls

When I first discovered the king of cuisines that is Korean food, I never really contemplated the idea of trying to cook it at home. Recreating the …

Recipes

How To Make Chocolate Pound Cake

<b>Heat the oven and prepare the pan:</b> Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven, making sure there are no racks above it, and heat to 325°F. Coat a …

Dessert

Japchae recipe

Combine all sauce ingredients in a small bowl and mix well until the sugar is dissolved.<p>Cut the carrot into match sticks. Thinly slice the onion. Cut …

15 Bean Soup Crock Pot or Slow Cooker Recipe

One of the questions we receive the most is "can I cook 15 BEAN SOUP® beans in a crock pot or slow cooker"? The answer is: ABSOLUTELY! Try this easy …

Cooking

Crockpot 15 Bean Soup with Turkey Kielbasa • Vicki O'Dell

This is one of those meals that is perfect for a busy Saturday. Start it in the morning and then go about the rest of your day knowing you’ll have a …

Food

Crockpot Broccoli Cheddar Soup #Recipe

<b>Ingredients</b><p>1/3 C Butter<br>¾ C Onion, diced<br>¾ C Celery, diced<br>1/3 C Carrot, diced<br>2 tbs Garlic, minced<br>6 tbs All-Purpose Flour<br>2 12-oz cans Evaporated Milk<br>5 C …

This Honey Lemon Chicken Will be Your Go-To on Busy Nights

[1]<p>Honey Lemon Chicken<p>From RecipeTin Eats [2]<p>Ingredients<p><b>Chicken</b><p>2 small chicken breasts — 1 lb/500g in total, at room temperature<br>• Salt and pepper<br>• 3 tbsp. plain flour (or cornstarch / corn flour)<br>• 1/4 tsp. each onion and garlic powder (optional — extra flavor)<p><b>Sauce</b><p>1 1/2 tbsp. butter<br>• 1 tbsp. olive oil<br>• 1 …

We Cooked Jennifer Aniston's 'Not That Bad For You' Pasta Carbonara Recipe (and Loved It)

There is one thing we know to be true in this crazy world: <b>Jennifer Aniston</b> and her husband <b>Justin Theroux</b> <i>really</i> love <i></i>pasta carbonara.<p>“Justin and I make …