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On Teachers' Day, White House announces STEM training milestone

Launched five years ago, the 100Kin10 network aims to train 100,000 science, technology, engineering, and math teachers. But can schools retain …

After Flint, New Scrutiny of Schools' Drinking Water

—Julio Cortez/AP<p>The revelation this month that drinking water in nearly half the 67 schools in Newark, N.J., have lead levels exceeding national …

The Techy Teacher / Creating a Safe Digital Space

Here's how kids can crowdsource their own do's and don'ts for text messaging.

Teaching

Digital Citizenship: Resource Roundup

Resources by Topic:<p>Internet Safety and Cyberbullying<p>Classroom strategies to fight cyberhate include not supporting or reinforcing it, reporting it, …

Education Technology

KQED

Putting kids to work on meaningful projects can transform classrooms into beehives of inquiry and discovery, but relatively few rigorous studies have …

Pedagogy

The Scientific Explanation Behind Underwater 'Fairy Circles'

Hint: the circles are not created by fairies.<p>For years, strange underwater circular formations in the Baltic Sea have mystified residents. Some have thought that they were bomb craters, or created by fairies or aliens. Turns out, none of the above explanations is correct.<p>"It has nothing to do with …

Fracking, Quakes, and Drinking Water: Your Questions Answered

We answer reader questions about the controversial method of extracting oil and gas known as hydraulic fracturing.<p>Does it really cause earthquakes? What about the impact on drinking water? These and other questions, including one about dinosaurs, surfaced when we asked what you want to know about …

Oil & Gas Industry

Beg, Borrow, Steal on Flipboard

By Marcelle McGhee | How copyright works for students. Creative Commons . Free stuff for classroom use<p>Two Million Wondrous Nature Illustrations Put …

Creative Commons

Over 2 Million Historical Pictures Are Now Available on Flickr

September 2, 2014 <br>Internet Archive Book Images features over 2 millions historical pictures on Flickr. This tremendous work has been done by Kalev …

STEM to STEAM

STEAM is a movement which advocates adding art and design to the national STEM agenda, to develop the creativity and problem solving necessary to …

Creativity

Mapped history of how Native American land was taken

In Invasion of America, an animated map shows the loss of land.<p>Between 1776 and 1887, the United States seized over 1.5 billion acres from America’s …

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Website Blocker Productivity Software | Stop Procrastinating

How to use Stop Procrastinating<p>Set the amount of time you'd like to be internet-free, then choose one of three options that works best for you:<p>Block …

Methane Hot Spot Is Much Gassier Than Expected

A tiny "hot spot" in the Four Corners region of the U.S. Southwest produces the largest concentration of methane seen anywhere in the nation — and the amount produced is more than triple what was previously thought, a new study says. Scientists at NASA and the University of Michigan made the …

Geophysics

Content for North America continues to improve through Community Map participation

Expanded coverage continues to improve the World Topographic Map in regions of Canada and the United States, thanks to contributions from the …

How street addresses could help us fight Ebola

In Liberia, finding the Ebola virus is all too easy; it’s already claimed over a thousand lives and is likely to kill many more. But finding and …

iOS 8 Tips and Tricks for Teachers and Students. http://ipadapps4school.com/2014/10/08/ios-8-tips-and-tricks-for-teachers-and-students/

Simple Google Search Tools and Strategies for Students. http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2014/10/simple-google-search-tools-and.html

History and Human Rights

It is forty years since the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights claiming that:<p>Recognition of the …

Rights & Freedoms

Map error hastened Napoleon’s Waterloo defeat

A French documentary claims Napoleon was confused on the battlefield by a mistake in the map he used to plan his strategy<p>If Waterloo was won on the playing fields of Eton, as Wellington is supposed to have said, it may have been lost by Napoleon’s map-makers.<p>A printing error left the emperor …

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Get started More exercises<p>20 minutes<p>Create a web map to investigate hospitals.<p>20 minutes<p>Create a 3D scene of urban trees.<p>20 minutes<p>Create a web app …

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