Raina Nauman

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Earth's Conveyor Belts Trap Oceans of Water

Water, water, everywhere, even deep inside the Earth. That's the outcome of collisions between the planet's grinding tectonic plates, according to a …

Earth Science

Photograph: David Crouch for the Guardian<p>Ville Sallinen, at Viikki teacher training school. The school gives him the opportunity to try out the theory he has learned at the affiliated …

Helsinki

Teacher: Why I don’t want to assign Shakespeare anymore (even though he’s in the Common Core)

A new report on the teaching of Shakespeare in higher education found that English majors at the vast majority of the country’s most prestigious colleges and universities are not now required to take an in-depth Shakespeare course — but the Bard remains a fixture in high school English classes. In …

Why don’t Americans trust their teachers?

What should students in high school and college English classes read?<p>Whether you think they should be reading Ovid and Melville, or only books written by diverse, contemporary authors, or books with no explicit sex, or books with no explicit violence, most people have an opinion on how and what …

Inside a volcano: Journey to the centre of the Earth, in pictures - Telegraph

San Francisco

Earthquake map in real time for Oregon, California and the Pacific

When a series of earthquakes shook the deep waters of the Pacific Ocean about 300 miles west of Salem, Oregon, an undersea map of the area was …

NASA Will Test Its 'Flying Saucer' Today, And You Can Watch Live

<i>UPDATE: Today’s launch (June 4) was canceled because of poor weather (see tweet below). The next available launch opportunity will be Friday, June 5.</i><p>NASA will test its experimental "flying saucer" that could someday help put humans on Mars, and the event will be streamed online today.<p>"You get to …

The makers of a hoverboard have a new plan to make your house hover in an earthquake

For Greg Henderson, that's the vision of the future.<p>His startup, Arx Pax, wants to use the same magnetic field architecture incorporated into its Hendo Hoverboard, but apply it on a much larger scale.<p>Arx Pax uses magnets to create a field when energized similar to how MagLev trains float on a …

Can You Just Tell Me What to Do? | Blog | Project Based Learning

June 3, 2014<br>Can You Just Tell Me What to Do?<p><i>(This article was originally featured on Ben's blog, EduMusings.)</i><p>Project Based Learning (PBL) is pretty …

MindsetMaker

Based on the ground-breaking research of Dr. Carol Dweck, the MindsetMaker™ is an online course that will give educators a solid foundation in growth …

RT @paulscurtis: Great Graphic on PBL vs. "doing projects" #edchat http://t.co/h10D9M8GtC #pblchat

ASCD Emerging Leader Josh Patterson writes, "With PBL and STEM activities, the proverbial playing field is leveled for all students." In this Inservice post, read how purposeful planning for Project-Based Learning and STEM can help students engage in deeper thinking and apply it to their daily lives: http://ow.ly/HR57S

What Project-Based Learning Is -- and What It Isn't

For Terronez, the goal is to always connect classroom learning to its applications in the outside world. He's found that when the project is based in …

The PBL Super Highway… Over 45 Links To Great Project Based Learning

<i>Welcome to another post that I know you will want to share and bookmark. As I travel the country I constantly have teachers ask me for places to find</i> …

A few of our favorite PBL resources

Last week, we asked our social media followers to share their favorite resources for project-based learning. We got nearly two dozen responses from …

A Tale of Two Teachers

The two most important days of school might well be the first and the last. On the first day, teachers work hard to set expectations, start routines and establish a certain tone. For many --including me, when I was teaching -- that might mean making room for humor and wit.<p>Exhaustion sometimes rules …

Scientists gain first glimpse of new concepts developing in the brain

Scientists have -- for the first time -- documented the formation of a newly learned concept inside the brain and show that it occurs in the same …

The Brain

How to Grow Your Own Tomatoes, Part 3: Staking, Training and Pruning

Tomato beds have an unfair reputation as the messiest, ugliest, most disease-ridden parts of a vegetable garden. To keep them from devolving to this …

How to Use Flipboard Magazines in the Classroom

Are you a Flipboard user? If not, you're missing out, because it is fast becoming an important part of an educator's PLN. If you've never tried it …

Teaching

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> …

8 Organic Bedding Options to Give You Sweet Green Dreams

You drink organic coffee in the morning and make sure to fuel your body with pesticide-free produce during the day – but what happens when you lay …

25 Must-See Diagrams That Will Make Eating Healthy Super Easy

1. For fruit-ophiles.<p>Photos by Grace Hitchcock for PopSugar / Via popsugar.com<p>Some diets require precision. Yes, even fruit portions.<p>2. For 5-minute …

Here's What Real Healthy People Actually Eat For Lunch

In case you're looking for a healthy and tasty alternative to that sad desk salad.<p>When you eat the right kind of food at lunch, it'll help you stay full and alert throughout the afternoon. You won't be as tempted to snack, and you'll feel more energized. But healthy lunch can sometimes be a little …

Healthy Eating