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You Can Quit Your Iron Man Cosplay, This Guy Won

“Wayne Berendhuysen” is a weird way to spell “Tony Stark,” but considering that this is the best Iron Man cosplay we’ve ever seen, we’re willing to …

Stress contagion possible amongst students, teachers

Teacher burnout and student stress may be linked, according to a new study. The work is the first of its kind to examine the connection between …

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Talking to the fan fiction writer who predicted 'Hiddleswift'

Two years before they met<p>Jennifer Stanley isn't psychic, but she has ripped a hole in the space-time continuum. Two years ago, on a whim, she wrote "Wildest Dreams," a 12,000-word piece of fan fiction depicting (with some uncannily accurate details) the budding relationship of Taylor Swift and Tom …

Batgirl's story in The Killing Joke is horrific, but her trauma can be cathartic for some fans

DC’s forthcoming adaption of the story where the Joker assaults Batgirl has offended some, but showing rape in popular culture doesn’t equal endorsement<p>For all the wrong reasons, The Killing Joke might well be the most talked-about comic in history. Since its publication almost 30 years ago, Alan …

Feminism

It’s a numbers game! How analytics are turning games into distraction machines

A few years before he passed away, Roger Ebert stirred up a lot of game fan anger when he claimed that “video games can never be art”.<p>In response, …

7 Ways to Break Bad Blended Learning

What separates transformative teachers, schools, and districts from those stuck in the routines of the past? The country's best blended teachers have …

Education Technology

Why The World Needs You To Let Your Kids Fail

<i>By Craig and Marc Kielburger</i><p>Silicon Valley has an unofficial motto: "Fail."<p>Whenever we visit the California tech hub, we see evidence of pro-failure leanings. Facebook's office features posters that read "Fail Fast." Failing "often" and "early" are also encouraged. There's even a global conference …

Teachers Are Starting to Use Snapchat. Should You?

The disappearing-picture app has some educational benefits for teachers. Here's a guide on how best to use Snapchat to connect with your students.

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