Sandra Minke

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New Jersey Police Arrest 10, Rescue 16-Year-Old Runaway in Undercover Sex Trafficking Sting

A sex trafficking sting operation orchestrated by Fairfield, New Jersey’s police department has resulted in the arrests of ten people on drug, …

Crime

Battling the Gods: Atheism in the Ancient World review – disbelief has been around for 2,500 years

It seems likely that there will be a female president of the US well before there is a self-professed atheist in the Oval Office. Ted Cruz declared last year that someone who does not begin every day on “his knees” (sic) is not fit to be commander-in-chief. Atheism is controversial, in the US as in …

Ancient History

Classroom Technology: 3 Tips to Simplify the Transition

One thing I have heard over and over when working with teachers is, “Do I have to change what I am doing now that I have technology?” The simple …

Teachers, Teens and Social Media: Q&A with Danah Boyd

Among the hot topics at this year's EduCon 2.8 conference, kicking off Friday in Philadelphia, is a new book from researcher danah boyd on the …

Social Media

3 Keys to Transforming Your Classroom With Project-Based Learning

It’s not what students know, but what they do with what they know that is important.<p>Education is changing in response to this reality, as more and …

The Future of Education

<i>If we teach today as we taught yesterday, we rob our children of tomorrow.</i><p>John Dewey, Educator<p>I found the above quote on the web site of <b>KUATO STUDIOS</b>. I learned about this dynamic video game/education company when I first met <b>Mark Horneff</b> the Managing Director of <b>Kuato</b>. The more we talked, the more I …

Eight technologies that are changing education

From real-time tracking systems that enable parents to follow their children’s progress in school to plagiarism alerts in universities, technology is …

What We Know About Makeup in Ancient Rome

<i>This post is in partnership with History Today. The article below was originally published at HistoryToday.com.</i><p>The Romans set high standards in terms …

Doctors urge government not to send children back to Nauru after unsuccessful High Court bid

Australian doctors say children brought to Australia from Nauru for medical treatment risk long-term damage to their health if they are sent back to …

Teaching job shortage leaves hundreds of graduates unable to complete qualifications

Australia is losing hundreds of teaching graduates each year because a shortage of jobs and resources means they cannot finish their …

Electricity prices: Draft report recommends Queensland's solar bonus scheme be cut

A draft report has called for Queensland's solar bonus scheme to be cut short and seniors' power rebates to be clawed back.<p>The report by Queensland's …

Chamber of Commerce

Uber rebrands itself with new icons and a 'substantial' logotype

Updating the Uber app on your phone may bring a new icon — and you may not like it.<p>It seems that Uber has ditched the familiar ‘U’ for what appears to be a map with your location at the center. Uber describes the center square-ish piece as a “bit,” and now has separate icons for riders and partners.<p>…

Graphic Design