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Chicken & Artichokes in Wine Sauce. When I was a kid, my mother took a cooking class with Giuliano Bugialli and learned how to make this dish.

Chicken & Artichokes in Wine Sauce

It tastes so rich and divine that you'd never suspect it's so economical and quick to make! She'd let me request a special meal for my birthday, and I often requested this dish. Chicken and Artichokes in Wine Sauce Serves 4 2 cups artichoke hearts, frozen and thawed, or canned and drained 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts, about 1 pound 1 1/2 cups flour Salt and freshly ground black pepper 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, divided 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided 2 cups dry yet mellow white wine, such as Chardonnay 1/2 lemon Flat-leaf (Italian) parsley, to garnish (optional) Cut the artichoke hearts in half lengthwise. Set a large skillet (at least 12 inches wide) over medium-high heat. Melt the remaining 1 tablespoon butter in the skillet along with the remaining 1 tablespoon olive oil. Classroom Poster: 9 Expressions Every Student Should Know. A quick reference guide to common English language idioms.

Classroom Poster: 9 Expressions Every Student Should Know

English idioms can be tricky for ALL students to understand, especially English Language Learners. Download a classroom poster that Middlebury Interactive Languages developed in collaboration with WeAreTeachers. Stanford University Graduate School of Education. The Course Why do so many students struggle to read and comprehend scientific texts?

Stanford University Graduate School of Education

Most science teachers have witnessed it at least once: a student reads from a textbook or article, proceeding calmly and clearly from sentence to sentence, only to reach the period at the end of the paragraph with little comprehension of what he or she has just read. Even children who learn to read quickly—who begin to devour books or blogs, novels or news stories—often seem to struggle with scientific prose. As a teacher, these struggles raise important questions: Which texts should my students read? What should I do if they struggle to understand? Simply put: the language of science is unique. Getting Financial Aid As an Independent Student. I periodically get emails from teenagers, who are freaking out because their parents plan to contribute little if anything to their college education.

Getting Financial Aid As an Independent Student

Many of these kids are from affluent families, who could afford to kick in far more than they are planning. I don’t understand parents with good paying jobs who have no problem dumping the entire college expense on their children. I got an email a few days ago, for instance, from a high school senior from Maryland, who told me that her parents made about $130,000 a year and had saved just $8,000 for her and her twin brother to attend college. She was going to be on her own to pick up the almost the entire tab.

Don’t get me wrong, I believe students need to contribute to their college education no matter how much their parents make. Some parents hope that their teenagers can be declared independent students so they can qualify for need-based student financial aid. Are you at least 24 years old? 20 Facts About Today’s College Freshmen. Giants, Wizards and Elves Game. Giants, Wizards, and Elves is an icebreaker that is similar to Rock, Paper, Scissors — except more hilarious!

Giants, Wizards and Elves Game

It’s also a versatile game — it works in groups of all sizes, including large groups of 50 or above. Fear in a Hat Icebreaker Activity. A good activity to run at the beginning of a class semester, Fear in a Hat (Also known as Worries in a Hat) is a teambuilding exercise that promotes unity and group cohesion.

Fear in a Hat Icebreaker Activity

Individuals write their personal fears (anonymously) on sheets of paper which is then collected in a hat and read aloud. Each person tries to describe his or her understanding of the person’s fear. This leads to good discussion centered around the fears. This teambuilding exercise requires writing utensils, sheets of paper, and a hat. Allow about five minutes of writing time, plus one to two minutes per participant. Royalty Free. Starting Out. Free Excel Templates and Spreadsheets. Looking for free Microsoft Excel ® templates?

Free Excel Templates and Spreadsheets

This page lists all the popular spreadsheet templates and calculators created by Vertex42.com, along with other places where you can find free Excel templates and spreadsheets. If you are looking for solutions for your business, see the Business Templates page. Advertisement Featured Excel Templates A very good alternative to Microsoft Project if you need a simple project schedule. Analyze fixed-rate and adjustable-rate mortgages, print an amortization schedule, include extra payments. The ultimate money management spreadsheet! Excel Templates by Vertex42 Note: All of our templates were originally created for Microsoft Excel, but most of them are also available for OpenOffice.org and Google Sheets. TED talks. Tech Tips for Teachers.

ACARA. Making quizzes and worksheets. EdWebet48 - Flipped Libraries. Handy and Useful 1. How to Speak Dog Language: Dog Training Simplified for Dog Owners. Amy Morford is a dog whisperer.

How to Speak Dog Language: Dog Training Simplified for Dog Owners

She’s been training dogs for more than two decades and understands what makes your dog tick. How to Speak Dog provides a general overview of dog behavior before specifically focusing in on training solutions for six of the most common dog misbehaviors: aggression, digging, nuisance barking, fear biting, submissive urination, and separation anxiety. Morford understands that not everyone understands “dog talk” so she kicks off by introducing basic obedience training methods.

She explains each training situation by breaking it down into chronological micro-steps. Google Tips, Tricks & Hacks. Photo Effects. Videos and Audios.