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Pleased to Meet You: Web apps for getting to know your students before fall | Cool Tools

From left to right: Namez, Canva, Adobe Voice, Pixiclip, and Narrable.<p>School’s out this month. But before we know it, we’ll be thinking about next …

You Want to Know About Copyright in Education?

As I’ve mentioned before—it is not only important for educators to encourage students to push the technological envelope, but it’s equally essential …

Makerspaces in the Media Center

For most people when they hear the words location, location, location they think real estate. I think of school library media centers. In almost all …

Makerspaces

Your favorite ocean photos

We asked, and you answered with some of the most awesome ocean photos yet! Thanks for all in the EarthSky community who contributed.<p>World Oceans Day …

Michael Jackson: Intimate Photos From the King of Pop's Teenage Years

Amazing vintage pics of Jackson and his brothers from the lens of Jim Britt<p>13<p>Jim Britt had just signed as Motown's art director and photographer in …

Michael Jackson

Texas Sized

Jon Steele<p>1 of 14<p>Lone Star Score<p>Often dubbed the "Third Coast" by surfers, the Gulf of Mexico doesn't get bombarded by an abundance of swell like the …

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Shifting Toward An Architecture of Participation

<b>Shifting Toward An Architecture of Participation</b><p>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><p>It makes since that learning is also changing–<b>becoming more entrepreneurial</b> than …

Pedagogy

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5 Tips to Help Teachers Who Struggle with Technology

If you plan on introducing a new technology or are embarking on the mighty task of becoming a wireless BYOD school, here are five tips to help your …

Live Science

Woman's Body<p>Leonardo da Vinci began studying the human body to improve his paintings of the human form. But he soon threw himself into the study of …

Testing the World Cup ball in a Nasa wind tunnel

The Brazuca gets tested out in Nasa's wind tunnel, has Adidas fixed the problems of the previous World Cup ball's unpredictable flight?<p>The Brazuca, Adidas's <b>World Cup</b> ball, has a new design this year featuring six thermally-bonded panels and a micro-textured surface.<p>How will the design influence the …

What’s The World To Do About Water?

The world's water problem, and how to solve it<p>In 2007, when my daughter was seven years old, we would brush our teeth together every night as part of our daily ritual. To conserve water, we would turn off the faucet after wetting our brushes and turn it back on only to rinse. One night, I didn’t …

A New Idea For Colonizing Space: Send Our DNA, Assemble Ourselves Once We Get There

I mean, it’s just too hard to send actual humans, right?<p>It’s difficult to send people far into space. Why not send bacteria instead? That’s the simple foundation behind one decidedly out-there idea for sending humans to live on other planets in the future.<p>“Our best bet for space exploration could …

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Dutch Scientists Just Shattered Our Conception Of How Information Will Travel In The Future

There's a lot going on in that idea, so let's break it down.<p>The rules for the subatomic world are totally unlike the rules for our macroscopic world. A particle can be in multiple places at the same time, and can even disappear on one side of a barrier and reappear on the other side without …

Quantum Mechanics

Scientists Say 'Printing' Humans May Be The Best Way To Conquer Space

From pizza to prostheses, 3-D printers are being used to whip up all sorts of things. And now scientists are talking about "printing" out batches of people to colonize outer space.<p>Sounds wacky, but these guys are serious.<p>"Our best bet for space exploration could be printing humans, organically, on …

How to See Only the Notifications That Are Important to You

If important notifications keep getting buried under less significant ones in Notification Center, you can easily change the order they are shown to you, and even determine whether you see them at all.<p>Go to Settings > Notifications and then select Sort Manually. Then tap Edit in the upper right …

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Medical Marijuana Shows Promise Against Autoimmune Diseases

THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) can suppress rodents' immune systems, according to a study at the University of South Carolina. If replicated in humans …

Immunotherapy

Computer passes 'Turing Test' for the first time after convincing users it is human

A ''super computer'' has duped humans into thinking it is a 13-year-old boy, becoming the first machine to pass the ''iconic'' Turing Test, experts say<p>A ''super computer'' has duped humans into thinking it is a 13-year-old boy to become the first machine to pass the ''iconic'' Turing Test, experts …

Artificial Intelligence

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15% of U.S. teachers now use Remind101 to text students and their parents

Teens are fervent texters — they send thousands of texts a month and it is their dominant daily mode of communication.<p>Remind101 channels some of this texting fervor towards improving their performance in school. The company announced today that it has raised $15 million for its free platform that …

37 Blended Learning Resources You Can Use Tomorrow

<b>37 Blended Learning Resources You Can Use Tomorrow</b><p>Remixing the curriculum – compiling resources from a variety of sources such as free online texts, …