Eric Hogya

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Fast Fashion Is Creating an Environmental Crisis

Tech & Science Fashion Waste<p><i>Updated</i> | Visitors who stepped into fashion retailer H&M’s showroom in New York City on April 4, 2016, were confronted by …

Carbon Capture

Has climate change made it harder for people to care about conservation?<p>Last September, as someone who cares more about birds than the next man, I was following the story of the new stadium that the Twin Cities are building for their football Vikings. The stadium’s glass walls were expected to kill …

Costa Rica

When writers publish on a whim, we may learn more about them than we want

Earlier this month, people in literary circles found themselves debating, with a strange intensity, a series of tweets by a minor U.S. author. The tweets were just a couple of peeved comments about not receiving a small recognition. My writing friends talked about these tweets at the length usually …

Why do readers get so emotionally involved in books?

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What Are the Qualities of Good Fiction Writing?

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6 Apps That Target Higher-Order Thinking Skills

21st Century Learning<p>Our expert’s sample activities show how using free tech tools can help students learn to analyze, evaluate and create.<p>A …

Learning the Physics of Skateboarding Engages Kids in Science

How Many Megapixels Does Your Camera Really Need?

<i>Jo Plumridge is a British writer and photographer who specializes in design, travel and comedy pieces. As a photographer, she focuses on portraiture, and, if you’re asking, she will have a cup of tea — black, no sugar.</i> <i>This post was originally published on the</i> <i>Shutterstock blog</i> <i>and has been reprinted</i> …

The latest news on the ozone layer shows we can solve big environmental problems

Here’s a rare thing these day: Two pieces of good news on the environment in just one week.<p>A few days ago, we reported on how the population of blue whales in the eastern Pacific has bounced back to nearly where it was before whaling. Now there's news that the ozone layer is making a comeback of …

Super-rich make last stand against California drought

In one of America's richest towns residents are paying more than ten times the going rate for water in a desperate attempt to stave off California's "epochal" drought<p>Nestled under the Santa Ynez mountains and cooled by the Pacific Ocean breeze, the billionaires' bolt hole of Montecito, California, …

Snorkeling

Learn Real Science Facts About Great White Sharks

Reality is usually more interesting than pseudoscientific nonsense, especially when it comes to sharks. Here's a double-helping of accurate science …

YouTube

10 Great Novels That Will Make You More Passionate About Science

Many of the world's greatest scientists were inspired to go into their fields by reading science fiction books. And it's easy to see why. A lot of …

Science Fiction

13 Free Teacher Downloads for Back to School

Unit Plan: Download this unit-planning checklist for step-by-step guidance on tweaking or overhauling the big elements of a unit plan. Read more …

You Only Get One "First Day of School"

1. Smile<p>Guess what? You can even laugh if you want. Hopefully that myth, "Don't smile before December," has been laid to rest. It's OK to let your …

Teaching

Teachers: 5 Ways to Ease Back into School

#1 Take Little Steps<p>For some, a cold plunge back into work and teaching might be the only way. For others, the shock can be alleviated by slowly …

An epic battle in streaming music is about to begin, and only a few will survive

“One thing is for sure,” declared an influential American critic and record industry analyst, Bob Lefsetz, in a recent post on the topic of streaming music. “One service will dominate, it’s where we’ll all go, because we want to share, we don’t want to be left out.”<p>Music is now undeniably an …

Do I Need a Digital Teaching Portfolio?

1. Do I Need a Portfolio?<p>There are several reasons to start building a portfolio:<p><b>You’re looking for a new job.</b> A media-rich teaching portfolio will …

Teaching

The Real-Life Science Behind The Summer's Most Outrageous Sci-Fi Movies

When inhumans attack<p>Mechanized suits, alien apes, dinosaur robots -- this summer's blockbusters are brimming with scientific-sounding conceits. But is there any real science to back them up? While you watch, here's something to chew on (besides the popcorn).<p><b>DIGITAL EFFECT: AN ALIEN-BLASTING</b> …

Motion Capture

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https://www.educatorstechnology.com/p/blog-page_7.html<p>Free resource of educational web tools, 21st century skills, tips and tutorials on how teachers …

Trawlers Destroying Deep-Sea Reefs, Scientists Say

John Pickrell<br>for National Geographic News<p>February 19, 2004<p>Typically imagined as explosions of color in shallow, warm, azure tropical waters, coral reefs are often regarded as the rain forests of the sea. It wasn't until recent years that scientists realized that reefs at much greater and darker …

Using Humor in the Classroom

Confused? Me, too. So I sought out an expert: Ed Dunkelblau, former president of the Association for Applied and Therapeutic Humor, Director of the …

Pedagogy

Do More Faster: 10 Best Apps & Tools

Five-time entrepreneur Frank Addante lists the digital gems that help him be organized and save time.<p><b>1. Organize your email: Sanebox</b><p>Sanebox uses algorithms to organize your email into what's important and what's not. I was skeptical and had trouble giving up control of my inbox, but now I'm</i> …

Apps

“Your Hair Sucks” and Other Great Moments in Student Evaluations of Teaching

It’s student evaluation time again—and I should be the last professor in the world to complain. With slight exceptions for “caring too much” and …

PowerPoint in higher education is ruining teaching.

Slate<p>Education<p>Getting schooled.<p>March 7 2014 8:15 AM<p>PowerPointless<p>Digital slideshows are the scourge of higher education.

Education

Dec. 1 2017 11:18 AMHow Much Do 2-Year-Olds Develop in Their Second Year?Watch for yourself.<p>Nov. 30 2017 12:53 PMHome-Based Care Isn’t …

Beijing's smog police outgunned in China's war on pollution

BEIJING (Reuters) - Environmental inspectors in Beijing are scrambling to keep pace with a rising number of cases as the city tries to impose tough new standards on thousands of polluting firms, highlighting the growing logistical problems facing China’s war on smog.<p>The China Central Television …

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