Heather Kurima

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How to Help Students Develop the Growth Mindset With #20time

Imagine your students taking the stage at TED, standing confident and delivering their next big idea that wows the crowd and become a viral share on the web.<p>It's every teacher's dream, right? To see students grow into the remarkable adults we know they can become.<p>As teachers, we look for the right …

The Classroom of the Future is Now- Douglas Kiang Kicks Off Day 2 of #ettipad

Douglas Kiang is both a member of the EdTechTeacher instructional team as well as teaches computer science and heads the technology resource teachers …

50 Ways EdTech Benefits Teachers and Students

There are at least 50 ways new tools are helping teachers to create new learning environments and experiences for students.<p>Stacey Childress, CEO of …

Hershey's to Install 3D Chocolate Printer at Headquarters

Chocolate maker <b>Hershey's</b> is jumping aboard the 3D-Printing Express. According to AdAge, the company plans to install a permanent <b>3D chocolate printer at their headquarters</b> in Pennsylvania in May. It will be part of their Chocolate World attraction and customers will be able to use it to order …

Coffee Bean Fragments Act Like Morphine

Researches at Brazilian livestock company Embrapa and scientists from the University of Brasilia have discovered "protein fragments in coffee that have similar sedative effects to morphine," reports <i>Roast</i>. They're calling the compounds "opioid peptides," and experiments with lab mice have proven …

Scientists Finally Invent an Espresso Cup Suitable for Space

Scientists may have found a way to get astronauts really good coffee in space, but what's the point of a zero-gravity certified espresso machine if there's no good cup to drink it out of? Currently, astronauts sip coffee out of plastic pouches with a straw — essentially a Capri Sun filled with hot …

Diners With Fake Service Dogs Could Face Jail Time

<b>Florida</b> lawmakers are cracking down on service dog impostors. According WPBF, the state believes that too many pet owners without real disabilities are claiming that their animal is a service dog, making it hard for those who legitimately need their service animals to dine at restaurants. A bill …

Engineer Reimagines Solar Energy With Stick-On Panels

In Xiaolin Zheng's version of the future, installing solar panels could be as simple as applying a sticker.<p><i>Editor's Note: Xiaolin Zheng is one of National Geographic's 2014 Emerging Explorers, part of a program that honors tomorrow's visionaries—those making discoveries, making a difference, and</i> …