Marcela Wanderley

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A Very Good Resource of Educational Posters for Chemistry Teachers

March 29, 2015<br>Here is an interesting resource we want to bring to your attention. Compound Interest is a blog by Andy Brunning, a chemistry teacher …

School kids weak at filtering data to produce own conclusions: study

The nation’s primary and junior high school students lack the skills to sift through and link information from multiple sources to solve problems, …

Why Kids Need to Move, Touch and Experience to Learn

Students can better understand math and physics problems by acting them out. This type of embodied learning can help open up the mind to abstract …

Marvel at These Gorgeous Chemical Reactions

It's no secret that chemical reactions can be mind-bendingly beautiful. BeautifulChemistry.net showcases this unique beauty with a series of videos …

Chemistry

Why Indian Cuisine Breaks All The Flavor Science Rules

Everything we Westerners thought we knew about flavor pairing was recently turned on its ear by a study of the delicious and contradictory jumble of sensation known as Indian cuisine.<p>But let’s step back a minute and look at how we decide what tastes good. Why do we choose certain flavor combos and …

22 Chrome Apps Every Teacher Should Know about

March 23, 2015<br>Over the last weekend, we spent sometime curating what we think are some of the best Chrome apps and extensions for teachers and …

A Better Way to Design Multiple Choice Tests

Research<p>A Better Way to Design Multiple Choice Tests<p>By Eric Horowitz     Mar 23, 2015<p>Flickr user stevendepolo<p>Related Stories<p>The Maps for Learning …

Response: Literature Can Be a 'Gateway for Understanding Everything'

<b>(This is the first post in a two-part series)</b><p>Joe asked:<p><i>What's the most effective way to approach literature education in the secondary classroom?</i> …

A guide for new teachers

In Australia we have pre-service teachers who become graduate teachers when they first start work. In the UK, I trained as a beginning teacher and …

Tips from the Higher Education Pros: How to Engage Throughout the Student Lifecycle

Social media has changed the relationship between higher education institutions and their audiences—for the better. Schools that have broadened the …

Education

5 Free Tools for Creating Whiteboard Videos

One of the many things that we tried today in my Future Schools workshop was creating whiteboard instructional videos. Someone in the group suggested …

Blended Study: 10 Ways to Use Tech While You Learn

We hear a lot about blended learning from an instructor’s perspective, but what about from a student’s perspective? In what ways can students use …

Project Based Learning Connects To Flip Learning… Plus Hundreds of Resources

<i>Welcome a post that is a companion to my PBL Flipped Learning Presentation. You will see that Flipped Learning really does connect with PBL plus find</i> …

The best and oddest science-inspired music

Science inspires music more often than you might think. Philip Ball compiled a playlist of the good, the bad and the far-out.<p>In February 1930, a young astronomer called Clyde Tombaugh confirmed what some researchers had suspected for some time: the solar system was home to a ninth planet, orbiting …

Photograph: Bill Coster IN/Alamy<p>Two wing colour traits of peppered moths, <i>Biston betularia</i>; charcoal-coloured (melanistic; L) and pale-coloured (R) forms on a dark background. Essex, England, …

Biology

Mistakes when integrating Technology into classrooms

Author: <b>Richard Wells</b><br>Teaches grade 6 to 12 – Head of Technology at NZ High School<br>Top 40 in edublog awards 2013<br>Top 12 Blogger – The Global Search for …

IgNobel Prize in Chemistry: Turning hair green with the power of SCIENCE

Ok, with the power of copper. But copper is all about science! So it counts.<p>The Ignobel prize in chemistry goes to Johan Pettersson of Sweden for …

Solar-Powered Membrane Separates Water Into Hydrogen and Oxygen Without Exploding

Taking a leaf out of leaves' playbook<p>Hydrogen powered cars are slowly accelerating in popularity with boosts from infrastructure development and car manufacturers. But getting eco-friendly hydrogen is still a bit of a challenge. Right now, a lot of hydrogen is produced through mixing steam and …

The 5 Daily Rituals That Will Make You Happy

You know what percentage of people are really happy? Not “oh, life is pretty good”, I mean people who are <i>flourishing</i>. They feel their lives are …

A Beautiful Visual on How Technology Is Transforming 21st Century Education

March 14, 2015<br>Technology is radically transforming the education landscape.The technological innovations and digital progress that marked the last …

Why Professors are creating and using free and open textbooks

College textbook prices are increasing faster than tuition and inflation. The College Board estimates that students need $1200 per year for …

Education Technology

Unlikely hydrogen bond discovered

As with magnets and alternating current, positively charged molecules never aim for one another. Indeed, similarly charged poles are repelled. …

Science, Activism And Truth: 'Galileo's Middle Finger' by Alice Dreger

It is fitting that as I was reading Alice Dreger’s new book “Galileo’s Middle Finger,” news reports were full of “Deflategate,” in which the New England Patriots were accused of doctoring footballs, and the travails of NBC anchorman Brian Williams, accused of fabricating past exploits.<p>Lying and …

A New – To Me – Blog That Is Definitely Worth Reading: “Cult Of Pedagogy”

I don’t have a very lengthy blogroll on my sidebar — blogs that I strongly recommend that people follow because I find almost all of their posts …

12 Myths About Student Engagement

Student engagement is one of the most reliable predictors of gains in learning. We can all agree that students who actively participate in learning …