Dan Pinzon

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What Data Scientists Really Do, According to 35 Data Scientists

Modern data science emerged in tech, from optimizing Google search rankings and LinkedIn recommendations to influencing the headlines Buzzfeed editors run. But it’s poised to transform all sectors, from retail, telecommunications, and agriculture to health, trucking, and the penal system. Yet the …

Machine Learning

Physicists Say There Could Be a Strange Source of 'Negative Gravity' All Around Us

It moves upwards against gravity.<p>The macro world as we know it is governed by Newton's laws of motion and gravity - what goes up, must come down.<p>But …

Physics

Mathematician discusses solving a seemingly unsolvable equation

Perhaps you remember Pascal's Triangle from your schooldays, with the binominal coefficients? In the triangle, every number entered in a line of the …

Mathematics

A Master of Numbers and Shapes Who Is Rewriting Arithmetic

The 30-year-old math sensation Peter Scholze is now one of the youngest Fields medalists for “the revolution that he launched in arithmetic geometry.”

Mathematics

“Crio” Is Going To Become A Favorite Online Tool Of Many Teachers

I have previously blogged about SAS Curriculum Pathways many times (forty times, in fact).<p>I use it in all my classes and, particularly, in my Social …

Education Technology

The Best of the Physics arXiv (week ending July 28, 2018)

A roundup of the most interesting papers from the arXiv:<p>Complexity as a Novel Probe of Quantum Quenches: Universal Scalings and Purification<p>Quantum …

Physics

New Study Shows Learning About Growth Mindset At Start Of Ninth-Grade Increases Resilience

A new study, co-authored by David Yeager, one of the foremost experts on Social Emotional Learning (I’ve previously posted about his work, including …

Research

The Peculiar Math That Could Underlie the Laws of Nature

New findings are fueling an old suspicion that fundamental particles and forces spring from strange eight-part numbers called “octonions.”

Physics

Teaching Students to Drive Their Brains: The Learning Brain and Making Sense of Metacognition

24:59<p>Join author, psychologist, and education consultant Donna Wilson as she models strategies for teaching elementary school students about their …

Learning

Four Inquiry Qualities At The Heart of Student-Centered Teaching

<b>By Trevor MacKenzie</b>Whether it be project-based learning, design thinking or genius hour, it’s easy to get confused by the many education buzzwords …

Pedagogy

Study Finds That If Teachers Make Students “Feel Like They Matter,” Then Behavior Is Better – Who Would Have Thought?

In a Eureka Alert summary of a new study ( When mentors do this one thing, it can help reduce teen delinquency ), researchers report that young …

5 game-changing TED Talks about education

All over the world, there’s growing consensus that our education systems are broken. Here are 5 TED Talks from educators who want to transform how …

Qualities of Effective Teachers: An Introduction

If finding or becoming an effective teacher were simple, this book would not be necessary. If a single method for developing an effective teacher …

25 Years Ago, I Helped Pass Ed Reform In Mass. Today, We Still Have Problems To Solve

The 1993 reform law has not resulted in the kind of change we all expected from a $2 billion a year increase in state education funding, writes Ed …

'I Have, Who Has?' Math Games

Free printables help students learn math facts to 20<p>The right worksheets can make learning math fun for young students. The free printables below let …

What would these students tell newly trained teachers? 'Be woke'

Respect for others, being resourceful, and confronting biases are among the lessons four high-school-age students wanted to convey during a panel …

Singapore Math Pros and Cons

The Singapore Math method marked a change in the way math was taught in many American classrooms. The program uses a three-step learning model, …

Project Based Learning Made Simple: 100 Classroom-Ready Activities that Inspires Curiosity, Problem Solving and Self-Guided Discovery for Third, Fourth and Fifth Grade Students

The Best Online Learning Games Of 2018 – So Far

Time for another mid-year ”The Best…” list.<p>As usual, In order to make it on this list, games had to:<p>* be accessible to English Language Learners.<p>* …

The Data Science Field is Booming — Learn The Skills You Need To Get Ahead

Data science is booming. This training will help you get ahead.<p>Lately, companies have been putting more emphasis on data than ever before, which has …

Mental Math and How It's Used

Simply put, mental math refers to the practice of doing calculations mentally or all in your head. Mental math is an extremely common and practical …

Singapore Math Teaching Strategies and Materials

Singapore Math is a program with a unique framework with a focus on building problem-solving skills and an in-depth understanding of essential math …

The Unreasonableness of K-12 Mathematics

Mathematicians and scientists often express absolute awe — they gawk even — at the power and effectiveness of describing the universe through …

When ‘Math Hate’ Curbs Your Teacher Enthusiasm

Michelle Russell has worked to combat students’ negative attitudes toward math, but she had never considered how their attitudes might be affecting …

'There is No Magic Pill': Lebron James's Dad Hat Has Science to Back It Up

The $30 hat puts an old message in a new light.<p>During his post-game press conference on Sunday, Lebron James sat in front of reporters curious how he …

Underachieving Gifted Students

Your young child loves to learn, learns quickly, and asks endless questions. You fully expect to be signing report cards with straight A's, after …

In A Surprise To No Teacher Anywhere, New Studies Find Positive Teacher/Student Relationships Help Learning

Two studies point to the power of teacher-student relationships to boost learning is a useful article in the Hechinger Report.<p>In addition to the two …

We're Doing It Wrong: 25 Ideas in Education That Just Don't Work-And How to Fix Them

Overview<p>We're Doing It Wrong: 25 Ideas in Education That Just Don't Work - And How to Fix Them by David Michael Slater<p><b>An unapologetic critique of</b> …

Rise & Shine: NYC's push to 'departmentalize' elementary math may hurt student learning

<b>NEW MATH</b> An increasing number of elementary schools are ‘departmentalizing’ fifth-grade math — a crucial part of the city’s effort to get all …

Educational Links 5/18/18

A Checklist For 21st Century Teachers<b>https://wegrowteachers.com/a-checklist-for-21st-century-teachers/</b>As Expectations of Teachers Change, …