Elisha Noe

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Perseus

According to the myth, there once was a king named <b>Acrisius</b>, who had a beautiful daughter named <b>Danae</b>. The Oracle of <b>Apollo</b> told <b>Acrisius</b> that there …

The Lightning Thief

Series: Percy Jackson and the Olympians<p>Twelve-year-old Percy Jackson is on the most dangerous quest of his life. With the help of a satyr and a …

Rick Riordan Quotes

Quotations and aphorisms by Rick Riordan:<p>The images from the book you make in your head are always going to be the best images.<br>~Rick …

Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan – review

‘Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief is a terrific tale of friendship and heroism!’<p>For a long time I’ve wanted to begin reading the Percy Jackson series of books and it’s took me until now to start. I’m sure when I was in year six I read this book and loved it but never quite remembered what …

Books
Books

Nature notes: nest boxes boost barn owl population

Breeding barn owl pairs in just one county have soared from 68 in 2009 to an estimated 500 today.<p>Suffolk Ornithologists Group and its Wildlife Trust launched a Barn Owl Box programme and 1,800 wooden homes were distributed across the UK.<p>After the Second World War barn owl numbers fell by almost 70 …

See How An Owl Flies Silently Through The Night

New documentary from BBC Earth explores the winged hunters<p>"Hoot!" is what the barn owl says when it feels like vocalizing. But when it flies, it's deathly silent. That's a feat of evolution that isn't found with most other birds. So how does the barn owl manage to keep so quiet as it glides through …

Barn Owls
Barn Owls

Technology reshapes education, 'making thinking visible'

Jeannette Jones, dean of education at Schaumburg-based for-profit American InterContinental University, told of a time she sat in on a middle school class and a student asked the teacher a question.<p>She said the teacher didn't know the answer — but on the spot posed the question to her Twitter …

The future of education

Technology currently being used in the classroom has surpassed that of The Oregon Trail.<p>There’s been much debate whether or not online learning systems give students the same benefits as on-site classes, when the majority of online courses are often subject to no discussion or debate. However, …

Education Technology

How The Classroom Can Save Education Technology

As we've seen buzzy education startups experience turmoil in the current business climate, the successes in education technology have come by focusing on real-world experience<p>The idea of the MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) is well meaning in that it looks to democratize learning for the masses. …

Startups
Education