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The Strange Numbers That Birthed Modern Algebra

The 19th-century discovery of numbers called “quaternions” gave mathematicians a way to describe rotations in space, forever changing physics and …

Physics

These Tools Help Students See Classroom Noise

There is nothing quite like the sound of a classroom full of kids talking and working together. But there are times when students need to be aware of …

Education Technology

These Are the 10 Highest Paying, Least Stressful Jobs

Thinking about a career change? Consider these career fields that can pad your wallet without long hours or too much anxiety.<p>Recently, the smart people at Business Insider consulted the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the Occupational Information Network (or O*NET, a database that ranks …

Employment

Ultimate Resource Guide for the NEW Google Classroom!

Google Classroom is an essential tool for any teacher using Chromebooks or Google Drive as a teaching tool. On the surface, classroom is a simple …

Gargling salt water is a seriously under-rated hack for fighting inflammation

You wake up in the morning with a telltale tickle in your throat. <i>Ruh roh.</i> Is it the first symptom of a cold, the flu, or—<i>gulp</i>—strep throat? Before …

These are the best books for learning modern statistics—and they’re all free

Statistics came well before computers. It would be very different if it were the other way around.<p>The stats most people learn in high school or college come from the time when computations were done with pen and paper. “Statistics were constrained by the computational technology available at the …

Every Student Is a Mathematics Language Learner

Talking in Math<br>July 26, 2018 | Volume <b>13</b> | Issue <b>22</b> <b><br>Table of Contents</b> <b></b><p>Share |<p>Every Student Is a Mathematics Language Learner<p>Laney Sammons<p>According to …

Mathematics

The mind-bendy weirdness of the number zero, explained

We explain nothing.<p>The computer you’re reading this article on right now runs on a binary — strings of zeros and ones. Without zero, modern electronics wouldn’t exist. Without zero, there’s no calculus, which means no modern engineering or automation. Without zero, much of our modern world …

Mathematics

2018 Best Apps and Websites for Teaching and Learning

The American Association of School Librarians (AASL) announced its 2018 Best Apps and Best Websites for Teaching and Learning at the American Library …

Stonehenge builders used Pythagoras' theorem 2,000 years before Greek philosopher was born, say experts

The builders of Britain’s ancient stone circles like Stonehenge were using Pythagoras' theorem 2,000 years before the Greek philosopher was born, experts have claimed.<p>A new book, Megalith, has re-examined the ancient geometry of Neolithic monuments and concluded they were constructed by …

Why You Should Be Using a Foam Roller — and Which One to Buy

Right up there with kettlebells and battle ropes, foam rollers are ubiquitous at gyms but nevertheless require a bit of explanation if you want to …

Stretching

12 Hiking Destinations You'll Want to Add to Your Bucket List

The best travel advice always comes from people with firsthand experience—and that's especially true when it comes to hiking trips. When you're going …

Dad jokes, ranked

Let's face it, dads have horrible jokes. But sometimes, the jokes are so horrible they're amazing.<p>Every once in a while, a wholesome dad joke is just …

Jokes

19 Pictures That Prove Teachers Can Also Be Class Clowns

Teaching the youth one quip at a time.

Teaching

13 Hiking Trails That Are Some Of The Most Dangerous In America

<b>Hiking is a pastime which is suitable for almost anyone, and it’s good exercise! From gentle walks to dangerous trails, people with all levels of</b> …

Calling All Rookies: 2 Trainers Lay Out a Beginner Strength-Training Plan For Weight Loss

Let's get the obvious out of the way and say that even the thought of strength training is intimidating if you've never picked up a pair of weights before. We've all been there — yep, even your favorite trainers and celebrities who are fit AF have been in the same exact position as you. So we …

2,300 years after mathematicians first noticed prime numbers, they're still intrigued

Making us scratch our heads for millennia.<p>On March 20, American-Canadian mathematician Robert Langlands received the Abel Prize, celebrating lifetime achievement in mathematics. Langlands’ research demonstrated how concepts from geometry, algebra, and analysis could be brought together by a common …

The most breathtaking natural wonder in every state

It’s called “America the Beautiful” for a reason. In the US, geography and climate fluctuate drastically from state to state, resulting in a …

5 Surprisingly Great Freebies You Can Get With Your Library Card

You can borrow a surprising number of things for free with your library card. From subscriptions and apps, to seeds and museum passes, you’ll have …

Short Inspirational Quotes to Memorize

<b>Short Inspirational Quotes to Memorize</b> will help give you the tools to transform your situation with ideas to propel you to greater heights. …

This man did a 22,000 mile road trip of North America — these are the 25 spots he says you can't miss

Basic Total Body Strength Workout for Beginners

The basic total body workout targets all the muscles in the body, including the hips, glutes, thighs, chest, back, shoulders, arms, and abs. This …

Top 101 Motivational Quotes

Timeless inspirational quotes to supercharge enthusiasm and motivation.<p>Here are 101 quotes to help motivate you to take on new challenges, overcome roadblocks, and live the life you want to live:<p>"Gratitude turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos into order, …

The 50 best audiobooks of all time

If you love to read, but haven't had the time to sit down with a good book lately, consider listening to an audiobook. Today's audiobooks can be …

135 Amazing Facts for People Who Like Amazing Facts

Store these away for future trivia nights.<p>1. Mister Rogers always mentioned out loud that he was feeding his fish because a young blind viewer once …

Total Body Strength Workout for Absolute Beginners

The total body workout below is specifically for beginners who have never lifted weights or who haven't lifted weights in a long time. It hits all …

Workouts

The Only Dumbbell Exercises You’ll Ever Need

Eight moves to improve strength, endurance, and tone.<p>There are hundreds of ways you can use weights to ramp up your workouts. But many basic moves …

Exercise

The Best Ways to See Europe in Just 10 Days

If there’s one thing that Americans get shafted on (there’s not just one; there are loads), it’s vacation days. A 10-day trip will probably eat up a …

New maths question is confounding the internet - can you solve this problem given to 7-year-olds?

Angie Warner posted the question to a parenting group on Facebook.<p>The answer may not be as simple as you think.<p>If you thought solving maths questions …

25 Foods Every Diabetic Should Keep Close

When it comes to food, to eat or not to eat is the main question for every person who suffer from diabetes. The best foods for diabetes are …