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Science

Why Ghana needs a new approach to stop the erosion of its coastline

Ghana’s economic growth rate is expected to pick up again next year after two years of slowdown following the country’s stellar 7% growth in 2013. …

Erosion Closes Popular Beach At Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

<i>Central Avenue Beach at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore is closed until further notice, after high waves eroded the beach and left this unsafe</i> …

3 Ways Plants Can Help You Control Erosion

When they take root on slopes, plants can absorb the wind and water that normally take a toll on topsoil.<p><b>When high winds and heavy rain</b> sweep exposed topsoil away, hillsides erode. Planting a garden of grass, ground covers, shrubs, and/or trees can help stabilize embankments by providing a root …

45 per cent of India s coastline facing erosion: Study

As much as 45 percent of India’s 8,414-km long coastline is facing erosion, according to a new study based on satellite data over 15 years, published …

Choose your own Edventure: Letting genius blossom

Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both together go to the making of genius. Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius. <i>~</i> …

Carol Dweck: A Summary of The Two Mindsets

<b>Carol Dweck</b> studies human motivation. She spends her days diving into why people succeed (or don't) and what's within our control to foster …

Self-improvement

Developing a Growth Mindset in Teachers and Staff

The New Psychology of Success (2000), Dweck developed a continuum upon which people can be placed, based upon their understandings about where …

Pedagogy

‘Good Education’: The Product of a Growth Mindset

<i>“Becoming is better than being.”</i> - Carol S. Dweck, Mindset: The New Psychology of Success<p>People often claim to have received a ‘good education’. …

8 Characteristics of the Innovator’s Mindset (Updated)

<i>(This is an updated version of a previous post simply sharing the graphic created by Sylvia Duckworth.)</i><p>Recently I explored the notion of the …

Pedagogy

Stanford professor designs mathematics and mindset boost for teachers and students across the nation

"The "Week of Inspirational Math" curriculum will be available for free online. It includes videos and math tasks, and is aligned to the Common …

With Hykoo, You Can Combine Video And Text To Create 12-Second Short Films

Despite all the mobile video apps out there, Gary Krieg said there’s still something missing — a need he’s trying to fill with his new app Hykoo.<p>See, Vine has created its own set of stars, and Meerkat and Periscope offer new platforms for livestreaming, but Krieg pitched Hykoo as an attempt to …

Apps

The Neuroscience Of Learning: 41 Terms Every Teacher Should Know

<b>The Neuroscience Of Learning: 41 Terms Every Teacher Should Know</b><p>by <b>Judy Willis</b> M.D., M.Ed., radteach.com<p>As education continues to evolve, adding in …

Can We Use Neuroscience to Create Better Learners

The field of education is contentious and resistant to innovation or change. There seems to be a growing sense that the problems that education systems face is just too difficult and multifaceted to fix. Most importantly, the focus is on how to “fix education infrastructure” (improve teachers, …