Ryan Killian

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Pentagon enlisting outsiders to help search for US WWII MIAs

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Justin Taylan has been to the remote Pacific island nation of Papua New Guinea dozens of times over the past two decades, spending countless hours slogging through crocodile-infested swamps in his quest to document as many World War II airplane wreck sites as possible.<p>Since …

1853 Japanese Map Of The World By Suido Nakajima

<i>Map created by Suido Nakajima found via reddit.</i><p>The map above is interesting not because it looks beautiful, which it does, but because of where and …

Japan

The Hidden American History Of ‘Black Slaves’ And ‘Red Masters’

Did Native Americans own African slaves? A look into an unexplored, and often hidden part of American history!<p>The earliest record of African and …

Why Are They Disengaged? My Students Told Me Why

I used to think that when students were disengaged it was their own fault, and while sometimes that is still true, I have found in my years of …

Teaching

In photos: History comes to life with battle reenactment on Hadrian's Wall in Northern England

Ancient history enthusiasts reenact a 143AD battle between Barbarian and Roman Soldiers during English Heritage's history weekend, "Hadrians Wall Live", at Birdoswald Roman Fort near Gilsland, northern England. The "Hadrian's Wall Live" event, which takes place on September 5 and 6, features Roman …

Photos: The Beautiful Architecture of India’s Ancient Stepwells

Over the past several years, Chicago-based journalist Victoria Lautman has traveled through India numerous times, visiting over 120 ancient stepwells …

12 Of The Most Powerful Science Photos Of This Week

Here are the most moving, spectacular, and beautiful photos of science and nature from the last week.

Ancient tunnels discovered underneath Mexican city of Puebla

Watch the footage showing the ancient tunnels of Puebla which were considered an urban legend<p>Workers have uncovered tunnels thought to be as much as 500 years old underneath the Mexican colonial city of Puebla.<p>The head of the city's historic downtown district, Sergio Vergara, said two structures …

Hitler's secret Nazi war machines of World War II

In the 2015 fall issue of Weapons of WWII magazine, author KM Lee detailed some of Hitler's advanced weaponry.<p>Here's a look at are some of the secret, lethal weapons the Nazis created during World War II:

World War II

How to handle parents: a survival guide for new teachers

Teacher Network,Education,Professional development,Teacher training,Teaching,Australian education,US education,Schools,Primary schools,Secondary schools,Newly-qualified teachers<p>Dreading meeting the parents for the first time? Education coach and mother Nicole Ponsford offers advice on getting off …

Teaching

Hilarious Black Dude Answers White People's Most Burning Questions

Consider him a "melanin encyclopedia complete with all the answers that have boggled white people for centuries."<p>"Have you ever had a question you wanted to ask the one black friend that you know, but refrained because you didn't want to run the risk of sounding racist?"<p>That's the question Gabriel …

Black Lives Matter

Animal pictures of the week: 14 August 2015 - Telegraph

Ten Things Master Teachers Do

New Teacher Needs<br>August 13, 2015 | Volume <b>10</b> | Issue <b>23</b> <b><br>Table of Contents</b> <b></b><p>Share |<p>Ten Things Master Teachers Do<p>Annette Breaux<p>Master teachers—those who …

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Awesome photos of the US Army through history

From this inauspicious start, the US Army has gone on to become the strongest fighting force in the world.<p>The US Army is the largest of the branches on the United States Armed Forces, and it is responsible for land-based operations. Despite this, the Army still has access to some of the best …

Why failure is crucial for a student’s success

If you’re at all like me, somewhere in your home you have at least one can of WD-40®, because the stuff works wonders. If you teach science, I …

Seventy Years Ago Today: Red Army Takes Berlin

Raging from April 25-May 2, 1945, the Battle of Berlin served as the dramatic culmination of a brutal four year war between Nazi Germany and the …

This Is A Great Time To Be A Teacher

Choice. A frequently used word when talking about pedagogy in 2015. The options available to teachers and their learners are countless. The variation …

Teaching

World War II: The U.S. and the Dawn of the Atomic Age

The second World War (WWII) was the most widespread and lethal war in history. More than 30 countries were involved, resulting in more than 50 …

How to Eat a Healthy Whole Foods, Plant-Based Diet on $50 Per Week

Having a tight grocery budget is something most all of us can relate to at least at some point or another. We all have our ups and downs when it …

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How Finland Keeps Kids Focused Through Free Play

An American teacher in Helsinki questioned the national practice of giving 15 minute breaks each hour—until he saw the difference it made in his classroom.<p>Like a zombie, Sami—one of my fifth graders—lumbered over to me and hissed, “I think I’m going to explode! I’m not used to this schedule.” And I …

The 8 Minutes That Matter Most

John Irving, the author of The Cider House Rules, begins with his last sentence:<p>I write the last line, and then I write the line before that. I find …

16 of the most impressive national parks in the US (PHOTOS)

EVERY BIT of wilderness on the planet is impressive, but some places are special for unique reasons. There’s arguably no better educational tool for …

Lessons From The Civil War 150 Years Later: U.S. Should Stop Killing People Without Good Reason

America’s worst conflict ended 150 years ago today. Well, almost. On April 9, 1865 Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee surrendered the Army of Northern Virginia, the South’s most successful fighting force, at Appomattox. Gen. Joseph E. Johnston didn’t yield his threadbare command in North Carolina until …