Andrea Dammann

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Here’s the Biggest Study Yet on the Differences Between Male and Female Brains

There are few areas of science more rife with misunderstanding than the the study of differences, or lack thereof, between male and female brains. …

10 Things Every Teacher Should Be Able to Do on Google Classroom

For the past few years Google has provided educators with a killer blended learning platform that allows them to create, distribute, grade …

Education Technology

Growth Mindset: Clearing up Some Common Confusions

By Eduardo BriceñoA growth mindset is the understanding that personal qualities and abilities can change. It leads people to take on challenges, …

Turning Course Materials Into a Digital Magazine

Teaching and Learning<p>Instructors are experimenting with the Flipboard news reader to present up-to-date course materials in a magazine-format mobile …

Top 10 Ways to Brainstorm New Ideas

Ideas make the world go round, but coming up with great ones isn’t always easy. Here are ten ways you can prompt your brain to get those ideas …

Innovation starts with critical thinking: join a groundbreaking Cambridge University critical thinking study

Our friends at Macat are leading the world’s largest study on critical thinking in education and the workplace. We asked them to talk us through what …

20 Strategies for Motivating Reluctant Learners

Kathy Perez has decades of experience as a classroom educator, with training in special education and teaching English language learners. She also …

A French billionaire put up $100 million to create a tuition-free 'college' in Silicon Valley that's endorsed by Jack Dorsey and Evan Spiegel

The tuition-free college alternative is primarily focused on teaching coding and entrepreneurial thinking, and is called "42," a nod to the book "Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy," where 42 is the answer to "life, the universe and everything."<p>Another huge draw, especially in this new US school, is …

21 Ways to Achieve Wealth and Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In his book, <i>Rich Habits -- The Daily Success Habits of Wealthy Individuals</i>, Tom Corley outlines several habits that distinguish the wealthy from the nonwealthy.<p>It got me to think, How many people operate on autopilot and don’t stop to …

Huge Brain Scan Database is Revealing Secrets of the Mind

<i>Karen Lazo, multimedia intern at the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF), contributed this article to Live Science's</i> <i>Expert Voices: Op-Ed & …

What if this was your district's grading policy?

<i>The primary purpose of grading in the __________ School District is to communicate learning progress to students, educators, and parents. A secondary</i> …

Making that redo/retake policy actually work!

Well, first of all, we need to agree on this:<p>We also need to believe that each student has a right to a grade that accurately and correctly depicts …

Why Anesthesia Is One of the Greatest Medical Mysteries of Our Time

Anesthesia was a major medical breakthrough, allowing us to lose consciousness during surgery and other painful procedures. Trouble is, we're not …

Consciousness

Treating Cancer With Bacteria Shows Real Promise

Bacteria are generally considered more foe than friend, but that may change, if results from a pioneering study are confirmed.<p>Reporting in the …

Immunotherapy

7 Essential Principles of Innovative Learning

Their book, <i>The Nature of Learning: Using Research to Inspire Practice</i> and the accompanying practitioner’s guide, lay out the key principles for …

Graphene: A new miracle in the material world

Britain is investing £60m in developing graphene. But are our businesses already falling behind in the race to exploit it, asks Rebecca Clancy.<p>It is lighter than a feather, stronger than steel, yet incredibly flexible and more conductive than copper. It has been hailed as “the miracle material”, …

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Seven Things I Wish I Knew When I Started Running

<i>It isn’t hard to get started running, but once you get into the swing of things, it’s easy to injure yourself or ignore little things that make you a</i> …

Technology in the Hands of a Great Teacher

I've brought a lot of different technologies into my high-school Physics classroom over the past 10 years, and the results have been nothing short of awesome. My students learn more effectively and more efficiently thanks to services like Socrative, hardware like cellphone cameras, content like …

Quantum Computers Move Another Step Closer To Reality

Imagine that two people could get linked in such a way that they could influence each other no matter where in the universe they existed. Now scientists find they can entangle mechanical vibrations in this same way, findings that could help enable quantum computers far more powerful than normal …

Top 20 Thomas Edison Quotes

<b>Thomas Alva Edison (February 11, 1847 – October 18, 1931)</b> is one of America’s greatest inventors and businessmen. He’s responsible for developing and …

Download Free, Open-source Textbooks from OpenStax College

Textbooks are incredibly expensive (not to mention cumbersome and heavy in dead tree format). Smart students can pick up free digital textbooks from …

Textbooks

7 financial skills that every 20-year-old needs to learn http://bit.ly/17clYBx

These Tips Will Help You Escape The 9-To-5 Mindset

His first bestseller, The Four Hour Workweek, came out of his own experience of going from working long hours, seven days a week to figuring out how to run a business more efficiently.<p>But even for people not ready to take that step, Ferriss has some valuable tips for figuring how to get …

Time Management