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11 terrifying climate change facts

Climate change has pushed Earth into "uncharted territory". That was the stark warning published in a World Meteorological Organisation report in …

Things That Happen When You Become A Vegetarian

Vegetarianism is defined as the practice of abstaining from the consumption of meat. Although I’m an occasional meat eater, I’ve straddled the …

Holistic Medicine

We Aren't Imagining It: The Tech Industry Needs More Women

This evening I’m giving a talk to my daughter’s Girl Scouts troop about careers in technology. I’m going to tell them that women have done amazing …

Feminism

How To Burn Yourself Out As A Teacher

<b>How To Burn Yourself Out As A Teacher</b><p>by <b>Terry Heick</b><p>Several years ago, we published a post titled, <b>Why Good Teachers Quit</b>.<p>Tens of thousands of social …

Weight controlled by what we put in our mouths, not exercise

People often overestimate the number of calories they've burned by exercising, and underestimate how many calories are in the food they eat, experts …

50 Resources For Teaching With Bloom's Taxonomy

<b>50 Resources For Teaching With Bloom’s Taxonomy</b><p>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><p>Bloom’s Taxonomy was a remarkable attempt to create a system of learning that …

This Cozy Cocktail Tastes Like Apple Pie in a Glass

Apple pie is all well and good, but if you really want to blow your Thanksgiving dinner guests out of their usual wine stupor, try serving up a drink …

How to Make an Awesome Apple Pie Cocktail

I knew from from my initial tasting that cinnamon liqueur had to play a part. It doesn't matter much whether you use Fireball, Goldschläger, or even …

Apple Pie

Drink up – it looks like beer is good for you

"Moderate beer consumption can be considered as part of a healthy diet since it may protect against heart disease, cancer and osteoporosis," stated a …

BBC Bitesize - GCSE Computer Science - Introducing computers - Revision 1

The general purpose machine<p>A computer is any machine or device that can be programmed with a set of instructions. Most computers with a CPU, such as smartphones and PCs, can be described as general purpose machines because they can be used for many different things. Software enables a computer to …

Computer Science

A new lab in London examines our relationship with technology

Most of us will admit we need a digital detox, but our fast-moving lives don't always allow for that. We still need to answer calls and respond to …

BBC Bitesize - GCSE Computer Science - CPU and memory - Revision 8

Virtual memory<p>Virtual memory is a section of volatile memory created temporarily on the storage drive. It is created when a computer is running many processes at once and RAM is running low.<p>The operating system makes part of the storage drive available to use as RAM. Virtual memory is much slower …

Computer Science

Here Is A Good Tool for Creating Interactive Maps

November 6, 2015<br>Mapme is an interesting web tool that allows you to create interactive maps to share with others. You can add as much content to your …

6 Powerful Chrome Apps for Classroom Management

November 6, 2015<br>For those of you using Chrome in their instruction, below is a collection of some of our favourite extensions to use for classroom …

Two Must Have Google Sheets Templates for Teachers

October 27, 2015<br>Google has recently revamped its template galleries for Docs, Sheets and Slides and introduced some handy pre-designed templates to …

Education Technology

Actually, eating red meat is way less likely to kill you than cigarettes

For bacon lovers, the news that the World Health Organization has linked red and processed meats to cancer may sound like the coming of the aporkalypse. But a closer look at the dangers posed by red meat suggests that cancer may be the least of carnivores’ worries.<p>The report classifies processed …

Plant-Based Diet

Pasta key to healthy sustainable diet, says Italian celebrity chef

Hotdogs are being compared with cigarettes and sugar is no-no, but in a week of contrasting dietary advice one of Italy’s most famous chefs is making the case for an old staple whose reputation is increasingly under threat from modern fads – pasta.<p>Massimo Bottura, the chef behind the three Michelin …

Nutrition

Study Measures Which Teaching Traits Boost Student Agency, Mindsets

The teaching traits that help students succeed in academics aren't necessarily the ones that will help them develop resilience, agency, and growth …

Teaching

Obsession with 'literacy' stifling writing talent, says Morpurgo

Michael Morpurgo has said a drive to improve literacy is strangling a generation of storytellers<p>He is one of the country's foremost writers, whose fantastical novels enthral children and adults alike.<p>But Michael Morpugo has warned that the Government's obsession with improving "literacy" threatens …

Winnie-the-Pooh

CodeCombat

<b>Pros</b><p>Turns coding lessons into a fun role-playing game (RPG). Supports multiple programming languages. Robust library of user-generated …

Google Education Gains Momentum: 50M App Users, 10M Chromebook Users

By D. Frank SmithChromebooks and Google Apps are on a winning streak within the K–12 sector.

Chromebook