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5 Magazines for Science Teachers

<i>“My mission is to share my story and passion for S.T.E.A.M. (science, technology, engineering, arts and math) education with our future explorers—help inspire them to dream big, bold dreams and help get them the tools so they can make those dreams become a reality. They will then have opportunities</i> …

Best Flipboard Topics for Teachers

Flipboard has over 34,000 followable topics fueled by Zite technology, publishers of all sizes, and articles from user-created magazines. Topics refresh as new content is published and curated, and following them adds the content to your Cover Stories. It may sound daunting to sift through so many …

Six amazing facts about what’s under your feet

Just 100s km away from you are right now there is a place where rocks can flow, where once-living matter is turned in jewels, from where deadly …

Earthquakes – Or Wavy Gravy

Philippines after a large earthquake.<p>First of all, this is not an article about earthquakes. It is a series about the sound that earthquakes emit as …

My Top 100 Programming, Computer and Science Books: Part Two

Welcome to part two of my 100 favorite programming, computer and science books. If you're just joining, please see part one for introduction. In this …

Books

Secrets of computer science: Tips for aspiring programmers, and advice for their teachers

Understanding how to work effectively on a team is critical for a successful career in computer science, you can be a great programmer no matter when …

Computer Science

code like a girl is improving computer science’s gender divide

Ally Watson’s Melbourne based initiative is uniting young women who love technology and demonstrating how creative and dynamic coding can be.<p>Ally Watson knows that when you think about coders you think about spotty college boys frowning seriously into their computer screens. Or worse, Jesse …

Computer Science

Find Opportunities To Learn Computer Science At Google's New Portal

Google has launched a new gateway to help you find computer science resources, programs, scholarships and other learning opportunities. You can …

Computer Science

Can I get into development without a computer science degree?

In this Ask A Dev, Web dev Logan Thompson reassures all non-computer science majors that with a little hard work and self-discipline, they too can …

Why I’m Not Looking to Hire Computer-Science Majors

Finding software developers is hard, especially with colleges doing such a rotten job of teaching them skills.<p>I usually say the hardest part of running a tech startup is raising money, but that’s a bit of a smokescreen: We spend the money on software developers, who are an incredibly hot commodity …

College & University

This App Guy Thinks Computer Science Degrees Are a Waste of Money

A computer science education is a sure ticket to a job in today’s tech economy, right? Hardly, says one startup CEO who lambasts schools for failing …

Computer Science

Code.org trains 15,000 teachers in computer science

SAN FRANCISCO — More kids than ever are going back to school this fall to learn something that just a few years ago they would never have been taught: computer science.<p>Code.org says it's gaining momentum in its mission to get every U.S. school to add computer science to its curriculum. Founder Hadi …

Tech Industry

How to get more girls (seriously) interested in computer science

Imagine a computer programmer. What does this person look like? What is this person doing? Is the person with anyone? What kinds of hobbies might he …

How to Get More Girls Into Computer Science

Imagine a computer programmer. What does this person look like? What is this person doing? Is the person with anyone? What kinds of hobbies might he …

Computer Science

2 Computer Science Profs + 1 Room + 30 Minutes of Conversation = Geek Gold

Professor Brian Kernighan is computing heavyweight: he worked at Bell Labs, helped develop Unix and was one of two authors of the C programming …

How to tell if your child has a future in computer science

New research shows what many people in the computer science field already know—a passion for computers starts early in life. So how can you tell if your son or daughter is a budding programmer?<p>There are a few common traits that future coders and developers have in common during their formative …

Computer Science

Neuroscience backs up the Buddhist belief that “the self” isn’t constant, but ever-changing

While you may not remember life as a toddler, you most likely believe that your selfhood then—your essential being—was intrinsically the same as it is today.<p>Buddhists, though, suggest that this is just an illusion—a philosophy that’s increasingly supported by scientific research.<p>“Buddhists argue …

Consciousness