André Frattezi

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Slow-motion magnet collisions

The YouTube channel of Magnetic Games ("all the ways to have fun with magnets") posted high-powered neodymium magnets with names like "The Death …

NASA Space Tourism Posters – Free To Download & Print

Reading time: about 1 minute.<p>American<br>• Art<br>• Space<p>These NASA Space Tourism Posters were developed by a creative team of visual strategists inside JPL …

24 Documentaries To Watch If You Want To Be ~Changed~

"Are you still there?" — Netflix, this weekend<p><i>Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

A Theoretical study on Negative Refractive Index Metamaterials (Review) Madhurrya P. Talukdar Tezpur University. - ppt download

Presentation on theme: "A Theoretical study on Negative Refractive Index Metamaterials (Review) Madhurrya P. Talukdar Tezpur University."— …

'Top universities to offer full degrees online in five years'

<b>Leading universities will offer fully accredited undergraduate courses online within five years, says the co-founder of a US online university network.</b><p>Daphne Koller, president of Coursera, said the necessary technology was available but universities had been hesitant about their "reputation".<p>So …

XYZprinting’s new 3D printer is designed for the classroom

Likely best known for its low cost 3D printing/scanning all-in-ones, hardware maker XYZprinting is making its first focused play in the education space with the da Vinci miniMaker, a $229 device designed to offer up entry-level desktop 3D printing to K-12 STEM classes.<p>The inexpensive 3D printer is …

3D Printing

Research Shows Diverse Classrooms Improve Learning For Everyone

“Stronger Together” is not the name of the latest social-media fitness app. It’s a grant proposed in President Obama’s new budget, reviving an idea …

Kids In Spain Rebel Against Homework, And Parents Are Their Biggest Boosters

On a typical weekday evening, 14-year-old Clara Jené spreads out her homework across the dining table in her family's apartment in a leafy northern suburb of Madrid. She gets about three hours of homework a night — and more than twice that on weekends.<p>"Often we're sitting down to dinner, and I have …

20 Guiding Questions To Develop A Digital Literacy Plan

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An Apple for teacher: how tablets are changing education

"If you're writing poetry, write it. Don't type it in just because you can."<p>The classroom is changing, as new technologies dramatically alter the …

Education Technology

How Has Google Affected The Way Students Learn?

Take a look at this question: How do modern novels represent the characteristics of humanity?If you were tasked with answering it, what would your …

Here Is A Great Resource for Teaching Students about 21st Century Learning Skills

June 12, 2016 <br>Mozilla Learning Network provides a wide range of web literacy materials to help educators and teachers incorporate the digital skills …

How to make a good teacher

FORGET smart uniforms and small classes. The secret to stellar grades and thriving students is teachers. One American study found that in a single …

Education

Not All Teachers Want to Become Administrators

On my first day of summer break, I ran into an acquaintance in the store. He asked how the school year went, what my plans were for the summer, and commented on how he couldn't believe this was already my fifth year of teaching. Then came the question I can't stand.<p>"You seem like such a talented …

Evaluation Within Project-Based Learning

No test, grade, or teacher evaluation could have come close to helping her learn that deeply, and it made clear to me how important it is for …

The false promise of tech in schools: Let's make chagrined admission 2.0

It's time to admit we don't know what we're doing when it comes to educational technology.<p>We've already had one round of chagrined admissions. About …

New York City

Are Teachers Being Taught Bad Science?

Too often education schools fail to provide future teachers with a robust knowledge of the science of how students learn, and in some cases even …

Why My Elementary School Kids Won't Be Doing Their Homework

Dear Kindergarten/Second-Grade Teacher:<p>You may have noticed that we haven’t been handing in our “homework packets” for the last couple of weeks. I’d …

Teaching

How Kids Are Learning to Code While Playing Minecraft

Teachers are already capitalizing on their students' fascination with the computer game Minecraft to teach everything from math to history. Now, a …

Educators debate whether some math basics are 'a dead issue in the year 2016'

When it comes to improving the math skills of Ontario students, the $60 million recently pledged by the province will likely just make matters worse, …

Who’s Going to Teach America’s Kids to Code?

Reading, writing, and arithmetic—for centuries, the three R’s have been seen as the basic foundational skills needed to function in society. Now, a …

Education

Why Project-Based Learning Hasn’t Gone Mainstream (And What We Can Do About It)

Learning Strategies<p>Why Project-Based Learning Hasn’t Gone Mainstream (And What We Can Do About It)<p>By Peter Glenn     Apr 23, 2016<p>Pixabay<p>Related …

Engage Kids With Coding By Letting Them Design, Create, and Tell Stories

For Computer Science Education Week (Dec. 7-13), the nonprofit Code.org has helped organize nearly 200,000 “Hour of Code” events around the world. …

12 Principles Of Mobile Learning

12 Principles Of Mobile Learning by Terry Heick Ed note: This post has been updated and republished from a previous Mobile Learning is about …

Finland schools: Subjects scrapped and replaced with 'topics' as country reforms its education system

For years, Finland has been the by-word for a successful education system, perched at the top of international league tables for literacy and …

Where Should Innovation in Education Come From?

<b>Dear Richard,</b><p>You and I are both immersed in the challenges and opportunities of innovation in education. You’re working to evolve the ways our …

Flip This: Bloom's Taxonomy Should Start with Creating

Conceived in 1956 by a group of educators chaired by Benjamin Bloom, the taxonomy classifies skills from least to most complex. The presentation of …

How Do Tech Tools Affect the Way Students Write?

For many current middle and high school students, writing takes shape in all kinds of forms. They send texts, write on social media sites, update …

Exploding The Myth Of 'Unengaged' Students

Jordan Shapiro drew a lot of attention this year with his four misconceptions about the future of education. As with much of his work, he tries to take a cattle prod to the conventional education narrative.<p>In an era of highly polarized ed debates, Shapiro doesn't fit neatly into any of the …

Teaching

27 Ways to Inspire Students to Innovate

Educator Mia MacMeekin made this infographic about ways to inspire students to think more deeply about how innovation applies to them. It's a helpful …