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10 Indispensable Android Apps for Teachers

May 13, 2015<br>For those of you using Android operated devices in their teaching, these apps are absolutely a must have. We have curated this list from …

Is Exotic Diet Giving Giant Tortoises a Boost in Galapagos?

Some of the rare reptiles are chowing down on plants brought accidentally to the islands—and may be healthier as a result, a new study says.<p>Some Galápagos giant tortoises are developing a taste for exotic cuisine—invasive plants that people have unwittingly brought to the volcanic islands off …

Meet the Opah, the First Warm-Blooded Fish Ever Discovered

Zoology

Front Row Education Is Changing The Way Math Is Taught In U.S. Elementary And Middle Schools

In 2013, Sidharth Kakkar and Alexandr Kurilin had the opportunity to watch children learning math in an inner-city Baltimore school. For a month, they attended school every day and worked with students. At night, they programmed to make an application that could help the students learn. In …

Teaching

Why Kids Need to Move, Touch and Experience to Learn

This area of study, called "embodied learning," is not new to many educators. Maria Montessori highlighted the connection between minds and bodies in …

The Deconstruction of the K-12 Teacher

When kids can get their lessons from the Internet, what's left for classroom instructors to do?<p>Whenever a college student asks me, a veteran high-school English educator, about the prospects of becoming a public-school teacher, I never think it’s enough to say that the role is shifting from …

Teaching

Scientists create lab-grown spinal cords

As regenerative medicine and stem cell technologies continue to progress, so the list of tissues and organs that can be grown from scratch – and potentially replaced – continues to grow. In the past few years, researchers have used stem cells to grow windpipes, bladders, urethras and vaginas in the …