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This Teacher Says She Can’t Afford To Stay On The Job

As Arizona threatens to join school strikes that have shaken up public education around the country, one teacher says her love for her work won’t pay her bills.<p><b>Last year, high school teacher</b> Mallory Heath assigned her humanities students an essay to consider a basic, personal question: Who am I?<p>It …

Education

The secret lives of students who mine cryptocurrency in their dorm rooms

Mark was a sophomore at MIT in Cambridge, Massachusetts, when he began mining cryptocurrencies more or less by accident.<p>In November 2016, he stumbled on NiceHash, an online marketplace for individuals to mine cryptocurrency for willing buyers. His desktop computer, boosted with a graphics card, was …

Bitcoin

Best Raspberry Pi kits: 10 options for beginners and experienced makers

The Raspberry Pi is an incredibly flexible little computer. You can use it for a wide range of projects ranging from the pragmatic to the innovative to the nostalgic—the same hardware can power a retro gaming setup as readily as an ad-blocking server. But if you’ve never handled a circuit board in …

Raspberry Pi

Rosie O'Donnell Tells Shapiro 'Suck My D**k.' His Response Flattens Her.

On Tuesday night, Rosie O’Donnell, unhinged leftist, so-called comedian, and permanent enemy of Donald Trump, distraught that the House of …

Build a cheap computer for your kids with Kano OS and a Raspberry Pi

Instead of repurposing an older computer, help your kids build one of their own without spending too much.<p>Kano is a platform that's designed to teach kids how to build a computer, what every part of a circuit board does, and finally how to code apps or games. The platform is available in …

Raspberry Pi

Google’s cute voice experiment lets you track the world with paper

Google’s latest voice experiment is the cutest one yet. Paper Signals is an open-source project that lets you build a paper object that can be controlled with your voice. The paper objects let you see how Bitcoin is doing, get a visual representation of the weather, or even track NASA rocket …

Build your first basic Android game in just 7 minutes (with Unity)

Making a fully working game for Android is much easier than you might think. The key to successful Android development— or any kind of development— is to know what you want to achieve and find the necessary tools and skills to do it. Take the path of least resistance and have a clear goal in …

ScienceAlert Deal: 8 Insanely Cool Things You Can Do With Raspberry Pi

Mine for Bitcoins.<p>If you've been living under a rock these last few years, you might have missed the huge interest in the tiny computers called …

Raspberry Pi

DIY Raspberry Pi Airplay Boombox

The team over at Adafruit have published another great tutorial for those looking to learn more about the Raspberry Pi mini PC, programming and …

Raspberry Pi

How Fluent Forever became the most funded app in Kickstarter history

Self-taught polyglot Gabriel Wyner is promising fluency to thousands<p>Did you study a language for multiple years in high school or college? Did you learn a language while studying abroad? Now ask yourself if you could hold a basic conversation in that language if somebody fluent were to come up to …

21 awesome books that Satya Nadella, Kevin Johnson and other top tech leaders recommend this autumn

Getting a read on attendees and speakers at the GeekWire Summit doesn’t seem like such a difficult task. They’re likely into technology or science or …

Leonardo Da Vinci

How to lower your bills: Tips from the FBI’s top hostage negotiator

Ever feel like the cable company or your phone service provider is charging too much? Ever feel helpless to do much about it? You’re not crazy.<p>When …

Raspberry Pi laptop teaches code with modular innards

The power and affordability of the Raspberry Pi has given rise to a new type of computer. One that goes beyond the credit-sized board, with colorful shells and displays that make it feel like a normal laptop or PC. The latest is the all-new Pi-Top, a modular laptop with a unique sliding keyboard. …

This painting is actually a Raspberry Pi digital frame built to scare you

Halloween might still be a month away, but scaring the crap out of your friends is timeless – and all you’re going to need to pull off a killer prank is a Raspberry Pi computer, an LCD panel, and about eight hours of your time. The best part is that you won’t even have to wear a costume.<p>One …

‘My quitting teaching had very little to do with the kids and everything to do with the grown-ups’

It took 24 years of marking dog-eared exercise books, resolving "friendship issues", planning lessons (and then planning new ones as the entire …

How to Retire Wealthy

Why settle for financial security when you can live a life of luxury?<p>Your retirement years can be a lot more fun if you have plenty of money to …

Union Leaders Tried to Bully This California Teacher Into Silence. She Didn’t Give In.

Rebecca Friedrichs, a California school teacher, took her battle with unions to the Supreme Court last year.<p>Though the issue was unresolved due to a …

What’s your wifi? Nevermind, I got it.

<b>Prologue:</b> Capturing wifi is like bass fishing for some of us. Some of us just wardrive for fun. (and sometimes profit) About 3 years ago I build my …

Linux in Action: learning Linux through real-world projects

The Linux operating system powers millions of web servers, data centers, and application platforms worldwide. Whether you're pushing applications to a cloud system like AWS, building a twitter bot on a Raspberry Pi, or rescuing files from a crashed laptop, Linux is required knowledge.<p>Linux in …

Creating a Learning Orientation Versus a Performance Orientation

Professional development gets its fair share of criticism- sometimes it’s because the activities and the strategies don’t connect with the teacher’s …

A study of 36,000 students just backed Bill Gates' favorite style of education

The style is known as "personalized learning," and a study involving 36,000 students just upheld it as a major driver of improvement in reading and math skills.<p>Since personalized learning has had scant formal evidence showing its success as a teaching method, the new study also adds some empirical …

Top 10 books about teaching

As another school year begins, here is some of the most instructive reading about this toughest of subjects — from Plato to Shakespeare and beyond<p>As a rule, I try to avoid blogs and books about teaching practice. They tend to be full of “strategies”, whingeing about Ofsted and images of teachers …

Literature

Why the Rejection of the Nashville Statement on Sexuality Is a Rejection of the Bible

Opinion<p>Posted: Sep 02, 2017 3:19 PM<p><i>The opinions expressed by columnists are their own and do not represent the views of Townhall.com.</i><p>If a group of …

AutoPi.io Internet Of Things In Vehicle Platform (video)

AutoPi.io is a new Internet of Things platform which is designed specifically for vehicles and can be easily installed on almost any car to provide a …

Google and VMware are teaming up with a $2.8 billion startup to get an edge in the cloud wars with Amazon

The weapon is Kubernetes, a software project that started out as a way for Google to manage its massive server infrastructure and has since become a go-to tool for modern software developers.<p>The partners are VMware and Pivotal, a spinoff of VMware valued at $2.8 billion. Together, the three …

Evangelicals Affirm Biblical Teaching on Human Sexuality and the Neo-Pagan Left Craps Itself

Modern Christianity is in a crisis. The main cause of that crisis is that man has made a god of his own desires. This has manifested itself, in my …

Theology

12 Must-Read Articles About Assessment

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Pedagogy

The Classroom Management Strategy That Works Every Time

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Teaching

Raspberry Pi Internet Of Things Garden Monitoring System

Over on the Element 14 blog, Les Pounder has published details on how to create your very own Raspberry Pi powered Internet of Things garden …

Learn Hundreds of Cool New Ways to Program The Raspberry Pi With This Online Course Bundle

Endless possibilities.<p>If you haven't seen all the hype these last few years, the Raspberry Pi is a tiny single-board computer which can be used for …