Ashley Brunner

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L Is For Learning: A New Book On Proven Approaches And How Teachers Can Use Them

New Book Seeks To Inspire Teachers To Innovate In The Classroom<p><b>Toggle more options</b><p>I was reporting recently on the challenges the DIY "maker movement" faces as it moves into more classrooms, when I flipped through a copy of the new book, <i>The ABCs of How We Learn: 26 Scientifically Proven Approaches,</i> …

Teaching

How Tech Tools for Teachers Can Enable Innovative Teaching

A recent survey showed that teachers are supportive of innovative teaching and learning strategies, but they aren’t using tech tools for teachers and …

Can you pick the capital for a country that begins with each letter of the alphabet? [QUIZ]

Can 3D-Printing Help The Refugee Crisis?

A startup based in Jordan is finding out<p>On face value, Dave Levin and Loay Malahmeh are creating a makerspace and innovation center for refugees, but their real goal is much more ambitious. “Much of what we’re doing is trying to disrupt the whole nature of humanitarian relief, of civil defense, …

Teens on ADHD meds are twice as likely to be bullied - Futurity

Teens who take Ritalin or other medications for ADHD are much more likely to be bullied, especially if they sell or share the meds.

World’s toughest animal has tons of foreign DNA - Futurity

Scientists were shocked to find tons of foreign DNA in the genome of tardigrades, the only animal known to survive the extreme environment of outer …

Biology

Lack of education can be as deadly as smoking

People without a good education are at risk from a life time of poor diet, long manual working hours and worsening mental health<p>A lack of education can be as deadly as smoking, researchers have found, with the potential to knock 10 years off a person’s lifespan.<p>Researcher at the University of …

Mental Health