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What Cassini learned about Saturn during its death dive

<b>(CNN) —</b> Although NASA's Cassini mission ended in September, new findings are being released about what the spacecraft "learned" about Saturn and its moons during the final days.<p>After launching in 1997 and reaching the Saturn system in 2004, Cassini spent 13 years exploring the planet and its moons. …

Astronomy

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Características de los niños con altas capacidades

Hasta hace años, a los chicos con un coeficiente intelectual superior a 130 se les consideraba superdotados. Pero hace unos años esta clasificación …

El colegio está hecho a medida de los adultos, no de los niños

Hace unos días, hablando con una amiga sobre “coles”, horarios y necesidades de los niños y los adultos, me contó que, en el colegio al que acudían …

Esta herramienta podría solucionar la formación en la era de la transformación digital sin seminarios ni MOOC

<b>Foto:</b> <i>Las empresas podrán personalizar el contenido ofrecido en sus versiones de la plataforma de software Trailhead.</i><p>Después de dos años trabajando …

What’s missing from mobile learning

They had the infrastructure: a schoolwide Wi-Fi network backed by robust high-speed broadband. They had the devices: 1:1 iPads for seventh-grade …

Education Technology

Find ideas for learning with technology in our back-to-school guide!

<b>Start the year with a new classroom project, concept, skill or strategy. We double-dog dare you!</b><p>For many educators, the school year has already begun …

Education Technology

Use coding to engage students in reading, writing lessons

It’s easy to think of coding as a skill that applies only to math or science, or to think coding is something not easily taught to the youngest …

5 Google Drive Hacks That Will Transform the Way You Work | Inc.com

Since its launch five years ago, Google Drive has become an indispensable part of how I work.<p>I can barely remember a time when my Masthead Media co-workers and I would actually <i>email</i> text documents and spreadsheets and wait for each other to review them and make revisions. How incredibly retro--and …

Google

14 projects that teach students to be good digital citizens

Idealistic teachers sometimes tell their students they have the power to change the world. If you believe that, maybe it’s time to let your students …

12 Incredibly Useful Things You Didn’t Know Google Maps Could Do

Some of the best features of Google’s mapping app are among the hardest to find—until you know where to look.<p>Google Maps is great for just getting around. But don’t be fooled: The app is much more than a glorified Garmin. Maps has all sorts of powerful features and time-saving shortcuts that aren’t …

Maps

Beautiful Saturn: Ringed Planet Shines in New Cassini Photo

Another gorgeous Saturn photo has emerged from the Cassini archives.<p>The newly released image, which NASA's Cassini spacecraft took on Aug. 12, shows …

Astronomy

The North

Photojournal: PIA21351<p>Reflected sunlight is the source of the illumination for visible wavelength images such as the one above. However, at longer …

Astronomy

Bizarre Saturn hexagon, vortex star in Cassini photo

NASA's Cassini spacecraft has given us another great look at the odd hexagon and vortex that swirl around Saturn's north pole.<p>The hexagon is a jet stream composed of air traveling at about 200 mph (320 km/h), NASA officials have said. The bizarre feature is huge — about 20,000 miles (32,000 …

Powering Saturn's Active Ocean Moon

Heat from friction could power hydrothermal activity on Saturn's moon Enceladus for billions of years if the moon has a highly porous core, according …

Astronomy

A Russian Billionaire Wants to Search for Alien Life on Enceladus

As horrifying as it may sound, there’s a non-zero chance a billionaire will be the first to discover alien life. Recently, Russian billionaire Yuri …

Astronomy
Europe

A Stanford professor says we should teach more math in preschool

Palo Alto, California<p>Most parents do not have to be convinced that early literacy is important. Reading, singing, and talking to children before they can read themselves helps pave the way for curiosity, empathy and, hopefully, a lifelong love of reading.<p>But what about math? Deborah Stipek, a …

Education