Lisa Defelice

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Want To Make A School Better? Get Kids To Show Up

At 7:30 a.m. Monday through Friday, you'll find Mark Gaither standing on Gough Street in southeast Baltimore. He's outside Wolfe Street Academy, the neighborhood elementary school where he's the principal.<p>Gaither has a huge umbrella in case it rains, and thick gloves for when it snows. He's here …

The 15 most jaw-dropping images of Earth from space in 2015

The Earth Observations team at NASA's Johnson Space Center selected the 15 best photographs, which we've republished here.<p>Check them out, then head over to NASA to view their full image gallery.

This Hypnotizing Illustration Depicts the Whole Known Universe

This is the universe as we know it, if not exactly to scale.<p>What's it like to gaze through a telescope into the heavens? It's a little something like this illustration, which shows the entire observable universe ranked from most distant in the outer part of the circle to our own solar system in the …

The Year in Space Pictures: 2015

The hypnotic, kinetic wind sculptures of Anthony Howe

Kinetic sculptor Anthony Howe creates abstract, organic sculptures from various metals and polymers. He is based in Eastsound, Washington state.<p>For …

Sculpture

Young people find traditional education inadequate

Today’s youth has a positive view about the future and their role in it. However, many young people believe that traditional education doesn’t do …

Vishal Sikka

The 20 Best Beaches in the World 2017

Start planning your tropical getaway now—these are the best island beaches in the world, according to Condé Nast Traveler readers in our latest Readers' Choice Awards.<p>10. Lindquist Beach, St. Thomas<p>9. Orient Bay Beach, St. Martin<p>8. Treasure Beach, Jamaica<p>7. Matira Beach, Bora Bora, French …

Microsoft acquires teachers' version of Minecraft, will launch Minecraft: Education Edition

Teaching tool was created five years ago with Mojang's support<p>Microsoft has acquired <i>MinecraftEdu</i>, a version designed by educators for classroom use, and will use it to launch <i>Minecraft: Education Edition</i>, developer Mojang announced this morning.<p><i>Minecraft: Education Edition</i> will be free for a year to …

What ClassDojo Monsters Can Teach Kids About Growth Mindset

Many teachers are excited about the compelling research on the power of a growth mindset to change student perceptions of themselves as learners. …

How A Great Teacher Cultivates Veggies (And Kids) In The Bronx — In 17 Photos

Things to know about Stephen Ritz, one of NPR's 50 Great Teachers:<p>He and his students made bow ties out of Scrabble tiles.<p>His Bronx classroom, a refurbished school library, has more plants than desks.<p>He calls the room his National Health, Wellness and Learning Center. It's got tower gardens, …

16 Things I Love About the 2016 National Education Technology Plan

The 2016 NETP is Packed with Important Ideas, Good Examples, and Smart Partnerships The DOE’s Office of Education Technology recently published the …