Amber Linley

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Why mosquitoes bite some people and not others

Science explains one of life’s great mysteries. Plus! A natural remedy to keep you insect-free all summer<p>Jill Richardson<p>July 1, 2014 11:15am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Why are some people so much more attractive to mosquitoes than others? And what can you do about the pesky …

Why are the media so obsessed with female scientists' appearance? | Alice Bell

Yet another profile of Susan Greenfield feels the need to dwell on her ‘long, youthfully blond hair’. Why are the media so rubbish at covering women in science?<p>The Observer has an interview with Susan Greenfield this weekend. There are lots of questions it might prompt. Why, for example, has she …

The Week in Review: What Defines an American?

In 1993, 12-year-old Jose Antonio Vargas boarded a flight in his native Philippines and landed in the United States, where he’s lived ever since as …

Police Pull Over U-Haul Truck for Running Red Light, Then Make Multi-Million Dollar Discovery Inside

California police say they discovered about $76 million in marijuana after pulling over a U-Haul truck who ran a red light Wednesday.<p>Police seized more than three tons of marijuana during a routine traffic stop. (Image source: Bakersfield Police Department via Bakersfield Californian)<p>According to …

About half of kids' learning ability is in their DNA, study says

You may think you're better at reading than you are at math (or vice versa), but new research suggests you're probably equally good (or bad) at both. The reason: The genes that determine a person's ability to tackle one subject influence their aptitude at the other, accounting for about half of a …

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Science Fair Tips For Middle School Students

Can't wait for the Intel ISEF or Google Science Fair? Here's how to find and succeed in national science fairs before you even get to high school.<p>Why let the high school guys and girls have have all the fun?<p>Last month, <i>Popular Science</i> published tips for winning two of the world's most prestigious …

Why Historical Thinking Matters & Tips for Historical Thinking

Historical Thinking Matters is a good resource for U.S. History teachers that I reviewed about a year ago. This afternoon I took another look at it …

Student achievement and teacher evaluations: The math doesn't add up?

Many states are applying for NCLB waivers. But they are adopting teacher evaluation criteria that are statistically, professionally, and morally …

Common Core poses big challenge for students, big opportunity for teachers

With an emphasis on developing verbal and analytical skills, the new Common Core standards will pose a big step up for most students. For English …

Why can't I skip my 20 minutes of reading tonight

Why I Will Never Use a Behavior Chart Again

Back to School, Behavior Management, Featured, Responsive Classroom<p>I know from all the clip charts and behavior charts I have seen on Pinterest that …

Studies Say Handwriting Will Make You (and Your Kids) Smarter

Choosing a pen over a keyboard does wonders for your memory.<p>Handwriting is quickly becoming a dying art. Few businesses can run nowadays without …

The culture of cute in the classroom

I recently received not just one, but <i>two</i> emails from teachers informing me that my classroom “wasn’t cute” in the pictures I’ve shared on this site. …

ClassDojo Releases New iOS and Android Apps

ClassDojo has offered iOS and Android apps for a while now. Today, those apps received a batch of new updates that teachers will appreciate. The …

Is your student 'competent'? A new education yardstick takes the measure.

A new learning regimen requires pupils to show proficiency in 'core competencies' for each subject – with no exceptions. It's called competency-based …

Top 10 Infographics and Cheat Sheets That Make Life Easier

You only have so much room in your brain, and nothing's worse than forgetting that one genius tip right when you need it. Stop trying to remember …

40 Maps That Will Help You Make Sense of the World

If you’re a visual learner like myself, then you know maps, charts and infographics can really help bring data and information to life. Maps can make …

Report: Science Standards Fall Short in Aligning to Math Common Core

A Washington think tank concludes in a new report that the Next Generation Science Standards fail to adequately align with the mathematics …

How Your Student Data Could Be Saving You Time

Data Integration | August 2013 Digital Edition<p>Two new startups are helping save schools time by making constant input of student information a thing …

Back to School: Differentiation for All Students

Tried-and-True Tactics<p>I would like to introduce you to the idea of automatic differentiation. It is impossible for a single teacher to provide 35 …