Magical Muffin Tins

At some point in time in my personal Facebook history, I “liked” the Better Homes and Gardens page. So I’m occasionally taunted by ads that show gorgeous before-and-after photos of summer lake homes as well as delectable-looking recipes that contain a mouthwatering amount of cheese. (Oh cheese, how you tempt me…) Anyhoodle, this ad for…

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Make An Editor’s Day!

Are your ears burning? If they’re not, they should be! You know how the saying goes; if your ears burn someone is talkin’ about ya. And I’m here to report that you are being talked about in a really, really great way! You see the editors here at The Mailbox know you have the very…

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History Without Standards

I went looking for a different kind of standard. We have the Common Core State Standards, which cover mathematics and language arts. We also have the Next Generation Science Standards, already adopted by six states. But what about history standards? (And the arts? And civics? And common sense?) What I found was the National Center…

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