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Bill Nye Saves the World premieres on Netflix on April 21st

Bill Nye’s new Netflix talk show, <i>Bill Nye Saves the World</i>, officially has a premiere date: April 21st. Nye made the announcement at an event in New York City today, suggesting that it’s only too fitting that it airs on the eve of Earth Day.<p>A “fact-based” talk show<p>The new series will feature …

TV

Blink wireless security cameras run for two years on a pair of AA batteries

Hands-on with the anywhere (but outside) camera<p>Over the last year or so we’ve seen an uptick in availability of small and relatively cheap wireless security cameras. I mean truly wireless, using Wi-Fi to transmit data and batteries to provide power. That magical combination of features allows this …

Famous Educator: Schools Have Become 'Intellectually Chaotic'

Most parents and taxpayers don't know it, but most schools don't know what they're teaching.<p>I can't count the number of times I have been talking to …

Bentonville's Amazeum works with schools to create makers spaces

2016-17 Hubs<p>The Making Spaces: Expanding Maker Education Across the Nation program hubs include:<p>• Albemarle County Public Schools, Charlottesville, …

Boston superintendent ponders making high schools grades 7 to 12

Boston Superintendent Tommy Chang, grappling with a sharp enrollment decline in the middle grades, is floating the idea of creating a system of …

ASCD EDge: A Professional Networking Community for Educators

Discontinuation Notice<p>The ASCD EDge® online community closed on July 1, 2018.<p>If you have arrived at this page through a link to one of these URLs, …

What’s the big deal about school uniform?

Is there any evidence that school uniform affects learning? In a word, no. Or, rather I should say, I’m not aware of any beyond weak testimonials …

Sociology

Augmented and virtual reality can increase engagement in schools

Dive Brief:<p>Pokémon Go aside, augmented reality can be a powerful tool for engagement in classrooms — along with its virtual reality cousin — wherein …

How This Successful Founder Brainstormed His Business In Jail (No, It's Not What You Think)

ConBody gives ex-cons a chance at a bright future after a rough start.<p>When Coss Marte doesn't return your phone calls or emails, don't take it personally--most likely, he's in jail. Being behind iron bars provides fertile ground for Marte, 30, who served six years for building a $2.5 million drug …

5 Monday Morning Habits to Jumpstart Your Week

Many of us hit the snooze button on a Monday morning in hopes of getting just five more minutes of shut eye. It may seem like a harmless habit, but …

8 creative walls you'll want in your home

Walls are a permanent and unavoidable fixture in any home, so why not make the most of them? For some homeowners, a simple coat of paint just won't …