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There Is a Better Way to Teach Math (and Understand It)

In 1939, the fictional professor J. Abner Pediwell published a curious book called “The Saber-Tooth Curriculum.”<p>Through a series of satirical …

Pedagogy

Why the white middle class is dying faster, explained in 6 charts

The complicated collapse of middle-aged white Americans.<p>In 2015, a blockbuster study came to a surprising conclusion: Middle-aged white Americans are dying younger for the first time in decades, despite positive life expectancy trends in other wealthy countries and other segments of the US …

Middle Age

Women's March on Washington: a guide to the post-inaugural social justice event

Organizers of women’s rights event: ‘We’re not targeting Trump specifically’ Protests to be held in 30 cities nationwide, with others around the world<p>More than 200,000 people are expected to participate in a mass demonstration the day after Donald Trump’s inauguration, the Women’s March on …

Rights & Freedoms

Science says parents of successful kids have these 11 things in common

Good parents want their kids to stay out of trouble, do well in school, and go on to do awesome things as adults.<p>And while there isn't a set recipe …

Achievement Gap

Vivid color photos from the Great Depression show life in one of America's darkest times

The US entered the Great Depression — one of history's great financial calamities — in the late 1920s, and the country spent most of the 1930s mired in a debilitating economic malaise.<p>It ultimately took the outbreak of World War II to help the US wrench itself out of the protracted slump.<p>Photos of …

New Mexico

Build The World’s Simplest DIY Electric Train at Home

Thanks to YouTuber Physics Girl, we have what may be the best illustration of the interrelated effects of electricity and magnetism since Magneto …

Physics

Microsoft reveals the tricks behind its Magic Mirror

The concept of a smart mirror has been around for a while, but none of them have really materialized into a real product yet. Microsoft joined the …

Why Grit Can’t Be Taught Like Math

Community<p>Why Grit Can’t Be Taught Like Math<p>By Paul Tough     May 25, 2016<p>Image Credit: Sasha Nazim / Shutterstock.com<p>Because noncognitive qualities …

Pedagogy

#GoogleClassroom vs. #GoogleForms for Interacting with Student Work

Google Apps for Education offers many tools to help teachers improve their workflows, feedback, and collaboration, and for many #GoogleClassroom is …

The Complete Raspberry Pi 3 Starter Kit | Popular Science Shop

<b>Raspberry Pi 3</b><p>Learn to Code & Build Programs with this Family-Friendly CPU Designed by Leading Computer Science Educators<p>Raspberry Pi is a compact computer developed by leading computer science educators to help people of all ages explore computing and learn how to program. Simply plug it into a …

Raspberry Pi

Paper Circuit Pin

Contributors: Gella<p>Introduction<p>This quick craft project shows you how to create a circuit using copper tape instead of wire to light up an LED and …

5 Email Newsletters That Will Teach You More Than an Harvard MBA

These newsletters are packed with content you need day in and day out.<p>When you imagine high-powered CEOs starting their morning, you probably picture them kicking back with a copy of <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> or <i>The</i> <i>New York Times</i> to get a handle on the day's news.<p>But you'd be wrong.<p>Quartz recently …

Startups

This cute little robot can teach your kid (and you) how to code

Teaching kids to code is probably something that will be part of school curriculum in the not-so-distant future or at least it should be. Being able to code is an invaluable skill and learning at a young age leaves time for ample discovery and exploration.<p>However, as anyone who has ever tried to …

Harvard

64 places you can learn to code online for free

This way, you can discover what you like (and more importantly don't) before financially investing in a certain set of courses.<p>However, there are so many free resources, classes, and books to pick from! It's easy to become overwhelmed. (Ever hear of too much of a good thing?!)<p>To make things easier, …

Programming

I spent 5 years studying rich people, and here's what they tend to have in common

Below is a snapshot of a typical millionaire from my study:<p>• <b>They're really rich.</b> They are worth at least $3.2 million. 16% of them are worth more than $5 million. They make at least $160,000 a year. Half of them make close to $500,000 a year.<p>• <b>They're not young.</b> 80% of them are 50 years of age or …

Self-improvement