Travis Smith

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How to Integrate Technology without Losing Your Teacher Mind

<b>by Jennifer Gonzalez</b><p>So you’ve decided it’s time to add more technology to your educational repertoire. The process won’t be painless: Technology can …

Teaching

30+ tools for diverse learners

New discoveries about the workings of the learning brain have converged with advancements in educational technology to finally make possible the …

Exploding Myths About Learning Through Gaming

<i>Part of our series of conversations with leading teachers, writers and activists on education issues.</i><p>If you had to pick the most promising — and possibly most overhyped — education trends of the last few years, right up there with the online college courses known as MOOCs would almost certainly …

Standardized Testing

7 numbers that proved Chambers Bay actually played pretty easy as far as U.S. Open standards go

We heard a lot of complaining about the setup. We heard more whining about the greens. But despite all the griping, low scores were there for the taking at Chambers Bay -- more so than at your typical U.S. Open. Here are some numbers that prove the course wasn't as difficult as we all</b> …

Golf

Under Armour hit the jackpot on its Jordan Spieth bet

Under Armour originally signed Spieth to an endorsement deal in 2013. But just months before he won the Masters, UA ripped up that deal and gave the 21-year-old a new 10-year contract that was a huge gamble for a player who had one career victory at the time.<p>The deal has made Under Armour a direct …

Smoked Trout Recipes, For When You Want Something Truly Delicious

Smoked salmon gets a lot of love. It's served with bagels and cream cheese, so naturally it's a crowd pleaser. But, we're asking you to put down the salmon and give smoked trout a try. This fish is just as easy to find as salmon, and just as delicious. It makes a quick meal and is endlessly …

Dogfish Head Higher Math

<b>Dogfish Head</b> (Milton, DE) celebrates 20 years of brewing this year. They are celebrating off-centered, and accordingly. Dogfish Head <i>Higher Math</i> has …

How We’d Fix It: The MLB All-Star Game and Home Run Derby

Combine <i>Battleship</i> With <i>The Hunger Games</i><p><b>David Jacoby:</b> Here is how you fix the Home Run Derby: Start with an aircraft carrier. Matter of fact, whenever …

Baseball

Smoked Maple Chipotle Chicken Breast

It was Super Bowl this weekend and my smokers and pellet grills got a major workout! From ribs, to jalapeno poppers, sausages and more, I seemed to …

IPA Is Still The King Of Beers

In these fractious times, when we can’t even agree on what constitutes a sandwich (hot dogs are not sandwiches, because if you ate three sandwiches …

New Joe Paterno-themed beer will be the beer of choice at Penn State tailgate parties

You read that correctly. There is going to be a beer brewed in honor of the late Penn State football coach, <b>Joe Paterno</b>. His son, <b>Jay Paterno</b>, has …

Will Moneyball Analytics Kill Loyalty and Leadership?

Future potential matters (much) more than past performance. That’s the new quantitative consensus reshaping professional sports worldwide. After looking hard at the numbers and algorithms, the smartest — and richest — general managers and franchises have made up their collective minds: They’re not …

Donuts, math, and superdense teleportation of quantum information

Putting a hole in the center of the donut–a mid-nineteenth-century invention–allows the deep-fried pastry to cook evenly, inside and out. As it turns …

Khan Academy Does Angry Birds