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Teaching our children that tolerance is everything

New guidelines for teachers will help primary school pupils understand LGBT issues to prevent bullying<p>The age of 12 is the most common age for …

All Teachers Should Be Trained To Overcome Their Hidden Biases

Last week, two studies revealed that unexamined teacher biases are having a significant effect on girls’ education. The first found that gender …

African-American News

Technology takes hold in the early grades

Whether solving math puzzles to help a penguin waddle across a computer screen or sounding out words in Mr. Sounders’ virtual classroom, K-2 students …

Education
Education

The 6 Technologies That Will Change the Face of Education

Ed Tech Trends<p>Makerspaces, wearable technologies and adaptive learning technologies are three of the six technologies that will have a profound …

6 Documentaries That Will Change the Way You Think About Animals and the Environment - One Green Planet

How many times in your life have you watched a documentary and it completely changed the way you saw the world? Well, maybe not the <i>entire</i> world, but …

Cute Animals

Teachers' Depression Linked to Poor Student Performance

The classrooms of elementary school teachers who suffer from depression tend to be of lesser quality in many areas, and students in these classrooms …

NASA shows us how the most powerful solid rocket booster on Earth is made

NASA’s Orion crewed spacecraft gets most of the attention when the future of space travel is discussed, but have you ever wondered how it’s going to …

Space Exploration

Student teachers will need to pass literacy and numeracy test before being allowed to graduate

The Federal Government has decided that from 2016 student teachers will need to pass a national literacy and numeracy test before being allowed to …

Australian Universities

Darwin Did Geology, Too! A Collection of Quotes for Your Darwin Day Enjoyment

It's Darwin Day! Celebrating Darwin's birthday is a lot of fun, and if you know the right skeptic's group, there may be cake. With dinosaurs!<p>Plastic …

Geology

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 …

Education Technology

Scientists Have Figured Out a Way to Convert Solar Energy Into Liquid Fuel

Researchers at Harvard have discovered how to convert solar energy into liquid fuel, potentially accelerating our switch to the alternative-energy …

National Academy of Sciences

Did ocean's big burps end last ice age?

A massive outpouring of carbon dioxide from the deep ocean may have helped end the last ice age, scientists report today.<p>There is strong evidence that changes in Earth's orbit set the pace of the planet's ice ages, by altering how much sunlight reaches the Northern Hemisphere. Yet, carbon dioxide …

Scientists Discover Another Earth!

Gregg Prescott, M.S. <i>In5D.com</i><p>NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope recently discovered an Earth-like planet orbiting a nearby star within the habitable zone …

Is Common Core Too Hard for Kindergarten? By Robert Pondiscio

A report last month from a pair of advocacy organizations, the Alliance for Childhood and Defending the Early Years, argued that “there is a …

Teaching

Earthquakes may reveal new layer of the Earth: the inner inner core

Though you may be familiar with the phrase “molten core,” the reality is that Earth’s inner core is actually solid, and it’s the outer core that …