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Every Bad Thing We Will Avoid By Rejecting the Paris Climate Accords

The president is expected to formally announce this week that the U.S. will exit the Paris climate agreement, a move that will have negligible impact …

Solar Cycles, Sunspots, Solar Flares, Consciousness & Climate Change

Solar Cycles, Sunspots, Solar Flares,<br>the Global Climate<br>& the Evolution of Human Consciousness<p>The Solar Maxima is Over. We now enter a Solar …

Climate Change

Dr. Wheeler’s Drought Clock

Dr. Raymond H. Wheeler (1892-1961) developed a clock to forecast recurring droughts, which coincided with colder climates. He found that every 170 …

US National Deficit and Debt History with Charts

US National Debt and Deficit History<p>Two Centuries of Government Debt<p><i>In the century after Alexander Hamilton refunded the debts of the Revolutionary</i> …

Donald Trump Budget Slashes Funds for E.P.A. and State Department

WASHINGTON — President Trump’s budget blueprint for the coming fiscal year would slash the Environmental Protection Agency by 31 percent and cut State Department spending by a similar amount in a brash upending of the government’s priorities, according to congressional staff members familiar with …

Donald Trump

EPA gets funding boost in Obama's budget

President Obama is again asking Congress to increase spending for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and provide dedicated funding for new …

Downward trends in the frequency of intense Atlantic hurricanes during the past five decades

Mass Gains of Antarctic Ice Sheet Greater than Losses

A new NASA study says that an increase in Antarctic snow accumulation that began 10,000 years ago is currently adding enough ice to the continent to …

Antarctica

Freak blizzard covers Sahara Desert in SNOW as temperatures turn sub zero

GEOFF ROBINSONSahara Desert has been hit by a freak blizzard<p>Excited locals have been pictured playing in the snow, while many opted to go sledging …

Everyone is born creative, but it is educated out of us at school

Businesses urgently need innovative people, so we must dispel the myth that creativity is something mysterious that cannot be encouraged<p>Whenever I hear the phrase “creative industries” I’m always surprised. I ask myself, are there any uncreative industries? If so, how do they survive? Why aren’t …

Creativity

Morgan Hill Art School nonprofit opens to encourage creativity in kids

<b>Teacher Anthony Stenberg seeks to promote art skills</b><p><i>Published in the September 13 -26, 2017 issue of Morgan Hill Life</i><p>Anthony Stenberg in the new …

How schools kill creativity: Forget standardized tests, here’s how we really engage our kids

Test makers rake in bucks, students and teachers chafe under the strain. Here’s a better way forward for everyone<p>I’ve now worked in education for more than forty years as a teacher, researcher, trainer, examiner, and adviser. I’ve worked with all sorts of people, institutions, and systems in …

Arts and creativity 'squeezed out of schools'

<b>Creativity and the arts are being squeezed out of schools, a major report has said.</b><p>Cultural experiences and opportunities were being closed off to youngsters, especially those from poor backgrounds, the Warwick University report said.<p>There had been a significant decline in the number of state …

Education

Creativity in the Classroom

3 Favorite Strategies<p>1. Open-Ended Projects<p>This is one of my favorite things to do with my students -- and the students always impress me with their …

COSTRUIRE IL FUTURO

IL FUTURO NON CI ASPETTA, LASCIATECI COSTRUIRE.<p>A tutti coloro che vogliono costruire qualcosa per il loro futuro e quello dei loro figli.<br>È venuto il …

Science Matters :: Quality Science Education

February 2016 Blogs

In an article for the Franchise Times, Founder and CEO of Engineering For Kids, Doris Roberts, discusses the incredible growth of the franchise. Read …

Future proof your students by embracing the Arts

If you are reading this, then you will undoubtably know Ken Robinson’s TED talk from 2006 on how schools kill creativity. In fact, schools are so …

Education

What should schools put first? Discipline or creativity?

<b>What type of schools do we want? Should it be about creativity and independent thinking? Or should it be about getting the basics right and taking a tough line on discipline?</b><p>Of course, these things are not mutually exclusive. Many people would probably want both.<p>But an international study from the …

Education