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2018 best apps and websites for teaching and learning

<b>AASL</b> announced its <b>2018 Best Apps and Best Websites for Teaching and Learnin</b>g at the ALA Annual Conference in New Orleans. The annual lists honor <b>25</b> …

It's Time to Rethink School Schedules, Report Says

Much of a teacher's day is devoted to instruction, with precious little time set aside for collaborating with colleagues, planning lessons or …

3 Good Lesson Planners for Teachers

After posting about lesson plan resources for teachers, we received a request from one of our readers asking about lesson planners, so we decided to …

15 Apps & Websites For Teaching Math Online

15 Apps & Websites For Teaching Math Online contributed by Jennifer Smith With the increasing popularity of STEM-focused learning more and more …

Apps

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2 Players<p>Grades K+<p>This game, which is sometimes called “Speed,” works on fluency in counting forward and backward. This is not a “taking turns” style …

The (Math) Problem With Pentagons

Triangles fit effortlessly together, as do squares. When it comes to pentagons, what gives?<p>Remarkably, these three examples are the only regular, …

Animated Video Captures The Magical Nature Of The Golden Ratio

The fibonacci sequence is a mathematical formula in which a number is found by adding up the two numbers before it- 0,1,1,2,3,5,8,13 and so on to …

George Hart Shares the Beauty of Doing Mathematics

<i>By Andrew Wille, MƒA Master Teacher</i><p>If you’ve never been to a George Hart event before, you might wonder how art, sculpture, and building relate to …

Build Math Vocabulary and Number Sense with Riddles!

Hello, Teaching Friends!<br>Let's keep the fun in learning! Here's a quick and easy way to build number sense and reinforce math vocabulary while you and …

Mathematics

Drinking hot tea linked to cancer

Hot tea can increase the risk of a deadly cancer five-fold for people who also regularly drink alcohol, Chinese research suggests.<p>People who drink at least one alcoholic beverage and a "burning hot" cup of tea on a daily basis were five times more likely to develop esophageal cancer than people who …

What Do We Do When Kids Don’t Like Math?

When Michelle Russell began teaching, she was always surprised when students said they didn’t like math. She's not surprised any longer. After …

Teaching

Forget frustrating equations. This Indiana high school teaches algebra you’ll actually use.

As soon as Caitlin Scull started her stopwatch, her classmate began texting.<p>“You want it to be real,” their teacher, Eric Gurule, told Scull and her …

My 10 Favorite DIY Projects!

Here are my 10 favorite DIY projects from Ryobi Nation! I have been posting DIY projects on Ryobi Nation for a couple years now but today I thought …

Napkins

2D Action RPG Death's Gambit Is Looking Seriously Good on PS4

Right, we're going to try and make it though this whole article without comparing upcoming 2D action role-playing game Death's Gambit to... that …

DIY Off the Grid: Open Building Institute to Change Face of Home Construction & Home Ownership

Dr. Marcin Jakubowski is a TED Fellow and an inspirational speaker, and what he is currently doing is nothing less than stunning in terms of teaching …

Home Ownership

Prison Architect (PlayStation 4) Review

Prison Architect is a fantastic simulation game. Its clever systems combine in interesting and intuitive ways to create an experience which is tense, …

PlayStation

You Could Own This Historic English Mansion for Less Than $20

<i>Manifold Garden</i> has some pretty sophisticated design references for a puzzle game. The M.C. Escher-esque video game, created by Chicago-based artist …

The Most Common Pull-Up Mistakes and How to Fix Them

Most people would be happy to do <i>any</i> pull-up, but you still need to follow the cardinal rule of strength training: use proper technique and form. This …

Bloodstained Will Launch the Base Campaign First, Followed by Staggered Content Releases

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Nintendo

Dark Souls 3 Cheat Sheet

Hide Completed Hide Completed<p>Filter Checklist<p>NG<p>NG+<p>NG++<p>Playthrough Checklist<p>Achievement Checklists<p>Master of Expression: Learn all gestures<br>• Master of …

Square Enix's New Chrono Trigger-Inspired PS4/PC RPG Arrives in July

I Am Setsuna, the new Japanese role-playing game that draws inspiration from games like Chrono Trigger, will be released on July 19 for PS4 and PC (through Steam), Square Enix announced today.<p>Here's how Square Enix sets up the story: "I Am Setsuna tells the sorrowful story of Setsuna, a young woman …

Enix

This Video Game Teaches You To Design Patterns With Math

Iranian game maker Mahdi Bahrami’s Engare allows users to create their own intricate patterns found in Islamic art and architecture.<p>The intricate geometric patterns of Islamic art are not only visually stunning, they’re also some of the earliest examples of algorithmic art. Artisans would generate …

The Future City of Bamboos

Architectural firm Penda has recently created the installation <i>Rising Canes</i> in Beijing during the Design Week. This sculpture is in the continuity of …

Hay Bale Gardening: Effortless Food Production with No Weeds, No Fertilizer & Less Watering

<b>Hay bale gardening is probably the most fun you’ll have growing your own food and herbs, requiring almost no work or maintenance.</b><p>After a search …

Rooftop aquaponic 'Farmlab' uses tilapia fish to grow edible plants

Urban farming has been gaining popularity these days in NYC, but a Brooklyn-based company is taking the verdant practice to new heights–literally. …

Aquaponics

This Urban Mushroom Farm Wants to Start a Biological Revolution

Combining aquaponics and hydroponics, mushroom production in Manchester’s Biospheric Studio will be completely self-sustainable, something that could change the way we access food in cities.<p>Manchester is known for its key role in Britain's Industrial Revolution but in the future, the city may be …

World's First Hydraulic-Driven Vertical Farm Produces 1 Ton of Vegetables Every Other Day

Year-round vegetables, minimal resources, climate-resistant—we've sung praises about vertical farms many times before. But Singapore's Sky Greens is …

Are Floating Farms in Our Future?

No Land? No Problem. If Barcelona-based Forward Thinking Architecture has its way, farms of the future will operate autonomously as they float on the …

Aquaponics

The turbulent history of the mulberry

In 1727, when the artist Thomas Gainsborough was born, the mulberry tree in his parents’ garden in Sudbury, Suffolk, was already more than 100 years old.<p>The tree (Morus nigra) is still there, its massive serpentine boughs bending to the ground supported by wooden props and, after almost 300 years, …