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Cool Ideas to get started with Office 365 in your classroom

Anytime, anywhere access to resources and tools for learning is an essential element for today’s online learning environments. Thanks to the cloud …

15 incredible photos that were taken by drones

Drone photography is incredible. Just look at this!<p>This is just third place winner in a two-month competition challenging people around the world to submit their best aerial photos taken by drones. The winners were announced Thursday after 10,000 entries poured in from 146 countries.<p>Check out the …

Drones

The end of capitalism has begun

Without us noticing, we are entering the postcapitalist era. At the heart of further change to come is information technology, new ways of working and the sharing economy. The old ways will take a long while to disappear, but it’s time to be utopian<p>The red flags and marching songs of Syriza during …

20th Century

Here's Everything You Need To Know To Actually Put On Muscle

Whey protein and biceps curls not required.

5 Rarely Considered Obstacles To 21st Century Education

What are the biggest obstacles to changing education? Some are economic. Others are infrastructural. Few are technological. The most significant challenges are philosophical. We are wedded to particular ways of thinking about school and learning and life that are limiting our ability to best serve …

Learning

5 New Math Websites for Teachers

May 22, 2015<br>Today we have curated for you this list featuring some new math websites. These are recommendations we have received in the mail in the …

New maths GCSEs too hard, says exams regulator

<b>Exam boards have been told to re-write their new maths GCSE exams just six school weeks before pupils are due to start studying for them.</b><p>English exams regulator Ofqual analysed the results of 4,000 mock tests of sample papers for GCSEs due to be studied in schools next term.<p>It found three of the …

Education

This Is The Future Of College

It’s not the death of higher education, but college as we’ve known it will be forced to undergo some dramatic changes in the next decade.<p>The college experience has been roughly the same for the last 100 years: You pick a major, find a school, buy the books, attend the lectures, write the papers, …

Funny Animals Looking At Food

Bush struggles to clarify stance on wisdom of invading Iraq

WASHINGTON (AP) — Struggling with the shadows of Iraq, Jeb Bush said Tuesday he would have made a different decision than his brother to invade Iraq …

Foreign Policy

First Grade Teacher: How Common Core Tests Affect My Students

This letter was written by a first grade teacher in upstate Néw York:<p>She writes:<p><i>(Un)Intended Consequences</i><p><i>Today was the first day of the NYS ELA</i> …

The Ultimate Arm Transformer Workout

Get those pipes ready for tanks, strappy dresses, and bathing suits.<p>In my experience, the traditional arm exercises, like bicep curls, triceps kickbacks, and side raises, don’t bring big results quickly. They are important and valuable movements, for sure, but they don’t change you fast.<p>I’ve coined …

Is NASA one step closer to warp drive?

Potentially good news for those who want to zip around our solar system, and beyond, at speeds approaching that of light -- and maybe even faster.<p>NASA, according to NASASpaceFlight.com, is quietly claiming to have successfully tested a revolutionary new means of space travel that could one day …

Top Economist Sizes Up Income Inequality in America, Has a Dire Prediction for Our Future

<b>A fatal flaw in capitalism has been exposed</b>: According to what's being hailed by Keynesian economists as a revolutionary work in economic thinking, …

Happiness, Collaboration and Dedication: What It’s Like to Teach at a Teacher-Powered School

As students streamed inside Reiche Community School one Monday morning, I heard a third grader exclaim, “I’m so glad to be here today!”<p>My colleague …

Conservative Leaders Plan Two Secret Meetings Aimed at Picking a 2016 Candidate

A secretive group that serves as the umbrella operation for leaders and activists within the conservative movement will host two meetings in the …

New Tools for STEM Education

A wonderful Math website for students that works on tablets, phones and desktops and tests over 1200 CCSS-aligned math skills.<p>Made by Google, this …

Education Technology

3 Things That Have Slowed the Change Process Down in Education (And What We Can Do About It)

There has been a lot of talk on the idea that education as a whole takes a long time to change. As an educator, this is a challenging notion, since …

Teaching

Weight Loss Yoga in 30 Minutes

Could you utilize yoga for weight reduction? Yes! Getting thinner isn’t simple for anybody, yet with the right demeanor, you can have a genuine …

Jameis Winston is 'not ready to be an NFL player off the field,' says his lawyer

David Cornwell, Winston's attorney, had some surprising things to say about his client.<p>David Cornwell, the attorney who defended Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston from sexual assault allegations, doesn't think his client is ready for the NFL. Cornwell dished on Winston during a Friday …

7 Maker Faire Exhibits Geared Towards Girls

Girls taking technology into their own hands at past Maker Faires.<p>Girls taking technology into their own hands at past Maker Faires.<p>Girls taking technology into their own hands at past Maker Faires.<p>Girls in STEM fields, whether they are students, hobbyists, or professionals, have probably already …

The Solar System and Beyond is Awash in Water

Next time you sip a humble glass of H2O, consider this: The story of water connects each of us to processes that shape our universe.

How to Build Your Own Political Dynasty: An Instruction Manual

So, you want political power? You can picture your name on elementary schools and highways; you dream of a crowd chanting your name under raining red, white, and blue confetti. In America, this means you have to run a top-notch, cutthroat campaign while also remaining likable to voters. This …

Have You Reached Your Muscle-Building Potential?

“You’re done!”These are the words of a noted fitness trainer in response to a bodybuilder who spoke of packing on some additional muscle. The trainer …

Performance-Enhancing Drugs

Lay off blaming new teachers for ‘falling’ standards

Public discussion on teacher education has reached a depressing new low. A casual flick through current commentary gives the impression that teacher …