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The Best Quotes To Inspire Students - Geez, Gwen!

One Quote Per Week To Keep Your Students Inspired<p>We always include a quote a week as part of our homeschool. I think it’s important to provide a …

The ruins of the biblical city where Goliath lived have been found

The Philistine city of Gath was famous for countless confrontations with the Israelites<p>Archaeologists from Bal-Ilan University in Israel have …

Archaeology

If You Want To Humble An Empire

If you want to humble an empire it makes sense to maim its cathedrals. They are symbols of its faith, and when they crumple and burn, it tells us we …

Funny Pictures – June 21, 2016

Had one of the interns put together my new filing cabinet and he left this note on my desk. <br>viaCheerio challenge accepted. <br>viaI like my men like I …

Bose

28 Best and Worst Foods for Acid Reflux

For those who are not familiar with the wrath that is acid reflux, here is a rundown of what this bothersome, digestion-related disorder entails. The …

Nutrition

21 Purrfect Photos of Tiny Kittens That Fit In Your Palm

We’ll always have a soft spot for photos of newborn animals. When we pounced upon these adorable photos of kittens so small they literally fit in the …

Cats

Want to Raise Your IQ? Neuroscience Says to Take Up This Easy Habit

It's probably not what you think, but it's scientifically demonstrated to improve how you think.<p>Most of us think of IQ as a fixed thing, like an SAT score. You take a test, they tell you how smart you are, and that's that.<p>Turns out that's wrong.<p>Neuroscience is demonstrating that brain functioning …

How Khan Academy is Shaking Up the SAT

Postsecondary Learning<p>How Khan Academy is Shaking Up the SAT<p>By Betsy Corcoran and Mary Jo Madda (Columnist)     Apr 1, 2016<p>College Board<p>Sal Khan …

Happy, Sad, Mad: Cartoon Drawing with Sirron Norris | KQED Art School

Follow along as artist Sirron Norris demonstrates how to draw various emotions on cartoon faces. See how subtle changes make a big difference when …

Math YouTube Channels for Kids

My older son’s favorite subject is math. Although I’m no slouch, mathematics is not my greatest skill and I know I will not be able to help him much …

The Ultimate STEM Guide for Kids: 239 Cool Sites

I could go on and on about science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) careers. How job openings are predicted to soar to over one …

Middle School

19 Great Science Podcasts You Can Listen To With Kids

Most podcasts aren’t made with kids in mind. That’s okay. But why is it so hard to find stuff you can listen to with your kid?<p>Really, it’s a shame. …

Star Wars STEM Learning Activities for Kids

Shares 25K<p>Do you have a Star Wars fan in your house? Odds are good that you do… Because we’re huge fans (for proof, check out our <b>Halloween costumes</b>), …

Why Homeschooling Is Growing

Fifteen years ago, the homeschooling movement seemed small, obscure, and, frankly, a bit scary. As a group, they seemed to be running away from the …

There’s a new path to Harvard and it’s not in a classroom

REUTERS/Brian Snyder<p>18-year-old Claire Dickson is entering into Harvard College this fall.<p>What got her into the most famous school in the world, one …

The Reason I Chose to Homeschool My Kids Has Nothing to Do With Teachers

The number one question we get asked as a homeschooling family is "why?" Why did we choose to make the change from public school to homeschool? Why homeschool and not one of the other options available to us like a charter or private school? Why have we continued to homeschool our children even …

Teaching

How to homeschool science

Wondering how to homeschool science? This resource will help you plan your homeschool science curriculum and is packed full of useful links to online …

Homeschooling

Homeschooled Kids: The Smartest Kids Out There!

I have been teaching a group of homeschooled high school kids a Constitutional Law course this semester. Early on, it was apparent to me that these …

We Asked 12 Scientists How Their Faith Affects Their Work

"If there were serious compatibility issues between science and Christianity, I would feel them like a knife through my mind."<p>"Both science and faith play a part in helping me to make sense of the world. Science gives me a basic understanding of the world that I share with everyone else. It also …

Improve Your Mind, Body And Heart In 25 Minutes Or Less

There’s always time to incorporate these healthful habits.<p>The holidays are here and we’re all wondering the same thing: Where do we find the time to take care of ourselves? The truth is, there's never enough time to do everything, but there's always enough time to do the most important things. Here …

Happiness

Rise and Shine: 12 Easy Weekend Breakfast Recipes

Christmas might be over, but there are still kids and houseguests to feed. Whip up one of these easy breakfast recipes and give them something delicious to wake up to.<p><b>1. Best Blueberry Muffins</b><p>Bursting with fresh blueberries with a tender crumb and sparkling sugar crust, these really are the best …

Breakfast

Google Offers A Free 4 Weeks Virtual Science Camp for Kids

July 7, 2015<br>Google Camp is a new project from Google to provide kids with an opportunity to experiment with and learn through project-based science …

Voyager 1 Probe Captures 1st-Ever Sounds of Interstellar Space (Video)

Thanks to NASA's far-flung Voyager 1 spacecraft, now exploring the final frontier beyond our solar system, humanity can tune into the sounds of …

Space

The 6,000-Year-Old Crown Found in a Dead Sea Cave

The oldest known crown in the world, which was famously discovered in 1961 as part of the Nahal Mishmar Hoard, along with numerous other treasured …

3 New Resources for Science Teachers

June 27, 2015<br>Here are three more resources for science teachers and students. These resources are featured here for the first time. The first one in …

Star of Bethlehem? Jupiter and Venus converge in night sky

Jupiter and Venus will merge into a dazzling "super-star" in the Western horizon by the end of June, NASA says.<p>The conjunction of the two planets has …

Astronomy

Google’s artificial-intelligence bot says the purpose of living is 'to live forever'

Researchers at the company programmed an advanced type of "chatbot" that learns how to respond in conversations based on examples from a training set of dialogue.<p>And the bot doesn't just answer by spitting out canned answers in response to certain words; it can form new answers from new …

Artificial Intelligence

Apple’s iTunes U gets 1-to-1 discussions, importing from other apps, PDF annotations, grade book, more

Apple’s iTunes U service, a resource for teachers to create and manage educational content for students on iPad, is today receiving a big update that brings a long list of highly requested features. Starting today, teachers and students using the platform will get access to new additions including …

NASA astronauts will use Microsoft's futuristic HoloLens on the International Space Station

HoloLens will help International Space Station astronauts in two ways, according to the press release:<p>In both cases, NASA says that it'll help reduce the amount of training that an astronaut crew needs to do even the most complicated procedures in space, helping ensure they're ready for …

Space Exploration

Hover into battle: US military strikes deal to develop hoverbike tech

Here's a statement I'm pretty sure isn't hyperbolic: Everyone wants a hoverbike. Once you get one of the flying motorcycles, all you'd need is Steppenwolf following you around on one of those giant amp-mobiles from " Mad Max: Fury Road" constantly playing "Born to Be Wild" and you'd be the coolest …