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How to Add Voice Comments to Google Docs, PDFs, and Word Docs

Kaizena is a free tool that lets you add voice comments to Google Documents, PDFs, and Word documents. For Google Docs users Kaizena has a free …

The Post

Why are we still ignoring @SirKenRobinson?

It’s 10 years since Ken Robinson’s infamous talk on how schools kill creativity. In it, he mentions the entrenched hierarchy of subjects with Math …

PC Gaming

Meet Mojo, the monster Stanford and Harvard are using to teach your kids “growth mindset” and empathy

Mojo is a monster with a problem. He used to like school, but then math got hard, and Mojo decided he was not smart enough. School became less fun, and Mojo wanted to make a run for it.<p>But he didn’t, because Mojo was designed by ClassDojo, a Silicon Valley edtech start up, and a team of researchers …

Empathy

17 Google products you've never heard of

Most of us have heard of Google's well-publicized moonshots: Self-driving cars, smart contact lenses, internet-beaming balloons, and more.<p>While those products and services sound amazing, most of us can't use them just yet. But the company actually has a bunch of other ones that are incredibly …

Apps

Seven ways education needs to change in 2017

When James Callaghan, then prime minister, launched his great debate on education at Ruskin College Oxford in 1976, the content and role of education …

5 Ways Teachers Are Fighting Fake News

As the national attention to fake news and the debate over what to do about it continue, one place many are looking for solutions is in the classroom.<p>Since a recent Stanford study showed that students at practically all grade levels can't determine fake news from the real stuff, the push to teach …

Teaching

Today, Kids Need To Learn More Than Facts, But To Solve Problems And Innovate | Inc.com

Traditionally, we went to school to attain knowledge. The smart kids knew that Columbus discovered America in 1492 and that the square root of 64 is eight. They studied diligently at home so that when the teacher asked a question they could shoot their hand up and be praised for their good …

Education

How a Virtual Education is Creating New Opportunities For K-12 Students

Credit: Kotoffei<p>According to recent reports, the majority of K-12 schools in the US are unable to offer the quality course programs required for students to acquire essential computing skills. The schools are lacking either the funds to provide the courses or good faculty to teach computational …

Should Everyone Learn to Code?

Code with a Canadian Coding and Computational Thinking K-8 Michelle Cordy cordymich@gmail.com By creativecommons.org - …

Go, Slow, and Whoa! A Quick Guide to Healthy Eating

<b>Food Group</b><p><b>GO</b><p><b>SLOW</b><p><b>WHOA</b><p>(Almost Anytime)<p>(Sometimes)<p>(Once in a While)<p>Vegetables<p>Almost all fresh, frozen, and canned vegetables without added fat (such as …

Lunches From Home Don’t Meet Nutritional Standards: Study

When researchers in the United States compared school lunches to home-packed lunches, parents got a failing grade.<p>Researchers from Tufts University, …

Against the grain

MCDONALD’S is by no means the most accommodating of fast-food chains to people with special dietary requirements. Its American restaurants and some …

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

Disney to Banish Junk-Food Ads from Kid Shows

First lady Michelle Obama, accompanied by Walt Disney Company Chairman and CEO Robert A. Iger, gestures during a news conference at the Newseum in …

Is Organic Really Better?

Like this article on Facebook:<p>7K Shares<p><i>By Robyn O’Brien • Originally published in Prevention</i><p>The American Academy of Pediatrics recently weighed in …

Not lovin' it: The slow decline of fast food in America

Image: AP/Press Association Images<p>Image: AP/Press Association Images<p>THE HOSPITALS IN the Truman Medical Centres in Kansas City, Missouri no longer …

The Playing For Change Foundation

In our ongoing effort to connect the world through music, our direction has been shaped by where we have been and by those who have inspired us along …

Ancient viruses are being unearthed in ice — and they could help solve a big mystery about what makes us sick

Before they begin to threaten our health, however, some of these newly-unearthed viruses may offer important clues into some of the most enduring biological mysteries — including where such viruses came from in the first place.<p>This week scientists at the University of New South Wales in Australia …

Biology

Voyager 2's 11 billion-mile journey at a human scale

The spacecraft is really, really far from Earth.<p>August 20, 2017, marked 40 years since the launch of Voyager 2. Along with Voyager 1, NASA sent the spacecraft to collect data about giant planets in our outer solar system. Voyager 2 was the first spacecraft to observe Uranus and Neptune and it …

Astronomy

The Fight Against Climate Change Could Get Unexpected Help from Seaweed

Sea the Difference<p>In an upcoming episode of ABC’s <i>Catalyst</i>, Australian environmentalist and global warming activist Tim Flannery will talk about an …

Paris Climate Agreement

How Did Animals React to The Solar Eclipse? Here's Some Reports on Their Weird Behaviour

One swarm of bees hit a window.<p>I watched the solar eclipse on my parents' farm in Wisconsin and got a front row seat to wacky animal behaviour during …

Watch the 2017 Solar Eclipse from a Weather Satellite's Perspective

Lots of us stayed outside to watch the big solar eclipse this week, but this isn’t the view any of us saw. Instead of looking up at the skies, the …

SpaceX Has Officially “Put Red Dragon on the Back Burner,” Delaying Mars Expedition

NASA has confirmed that SpaceX is making changes to their previously announced timeline for a manned mission to Mars. Jim Green, head of the agency’s …

Space Travel

How to Protect Yourself from Cold and Flu in the New Year

<i>Live Science is bringing our readers a monthly series on personal health goals. We'll give you tips and tricks for reaching those goals, based on the</i> …

Public Health

The International Space Station Passing in Front of the Sun During the 2017 Total Solar Eclipse

Engineer Destin Sandlin of Smarter Every Day traveled to Crowheart, Wyoming with photographer Trevor Mahlmann and Matt Whitman of The Ten Minute …

Seattle’s space sisters get great views (and learn lessons) from eclipse balloon flight

Not everything turned out the way pre-teen sisters Rebecca and Kimberly Yeung expected when they sent their Loki Lego Launcher balloon platform into …

Amelia Earhart

Dazzling Lightning Flashes Captured in Solar Eclipse's Shadow

What does an eclipse's path look like from space? Satellite cameras captured spectacular views of the Great American Solar Eclipse's shadow sweeping …

Weather
Astronomy

New Observation Results of the Sun Surprises Astronomers

We all learn new things every, single day. The same goes in the world of physics and astronomy. Often what we thought we knew turns out to be wrong …

A new discovery on Mars could change future missions

According to a new study published by Nature Geoscience, it's highly likely that extreme temperature changes on Mars trigger snow storms at night on the planet's surface. These storms aren't as violent as blizzards on Earth but are much more intense than previously thought.<p><b>Follow Tech Insider:</b>On …

Geoscience