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By Carlos Moreno | diseño + tecnología + arte + educación

9 places in America you have to see in your lifetime

Americans are starting to take more vacations, but you don't need to go far or even have a passport to see amazing things. From natural attractions …

National Parks

Why the classrooms must go digital and how

There’s a talk by an eminent international professor at your university and you are excited to attend. But your campus is spread out over a few …

Education Technology

Professor finds dozens of hidden penises on ancient tapestry

A history professor has found 93 penises hidden in the Bayeux Tapestry.<p>The 11th-century artifact, which depicts the Norman Conquest of 1066 when King …

Archaeology

Printing War

Humans have written about war and warfare since writing was invented. One of the best known from antiquity is Flavius Vegetius’ late fourth-century, …

Typography

The Importance of Educating Educators

I recently returned from my yearly trek to ISTE, one of the largest education technology conferences to be held annually. This year better than 22 …

Education

Coffee is good for you, more science shows

Even the heaviest coffee drinkers are less likely to die early than people who don’t drink coffee, new research finds.<p>It’s another piece of good news for coffee lovers, and it gets even better. It doesn’t matter what kind of coffee people drink — that includes decaf and instant coffee. And it also …

Coffee

SPY Guide: How To Make Turkish Coffee

<b>* A great coffee filled with robust taste, body and aroma</b> <b><br>* A centuries-old process that still tastes amazing today</b> <b><br>* Save money and make Turkish</b> …

Coffee

Context-based learning for Inhibition of alternative conceptions: the next step forward in science education

Perspective |<p>Open | Published: 22 June 2018<p>Alexandra Renouard ORCID: orcid.org/0000-0002-3985-819X &<br>• Yves Mazabraud<p><i>npj Science of Learning</i><b>volume 3</b>, …

Google Scholar

The Snares And Delusions Of Education Research

“You need to be aware of this! You need to use this,” teachers are told. “It’s science!” And yet the scientific whiz-bangery often turns out to be a snare and a delusion.<p>This month, another one bit the dust. Newly-released archive materials have made it clear that the famous Stanford Prison …

Education

50,000 Free Resources From the Met Museum’s Library Are Now Available to Download

The Metropolitan Museum of Art has increased its digital presence over the last few years. With accessibility in mind, the world-famous institution has made public domain images, photographs of its permanent collection, and even free full-text art books available to the public. Now, it even offers …

Museums

New study says coffee is good for you, and you should be drinking four cups per day

Coffee is one of the most popular beverages the world over but, like so many things that humans love, there’s always been a question over whether or …

Coffee

Advancing Data Interoperability in Public Education—3 Pain Points and Their Solutions

Remember your paper mache days? Globbing a bunch of unrelated newspaper scraps together to assemble a lumpy self-portrait? Now imagine that in order …

Teaching is bad for your health…but it doesn’t have to be that way

It’s a job that may soon have to come with a health warning. A <i>Tes</i> survey of more than 4,000 teachers confirms what many in education have long …

Poor Class X results: Chandigarh teachers up in arms against education secretary’s orders

With more than half the government school students failing to clear Class X this year, education secretary Sharma had directed the director, school …

Researchers reveal how disrupting gut-brain communication may affect learning and memory

The connection between food and memory is one of those fundamentally human experiences we can all relate to. A compelling new study from the …

Neuroscience

'I can be happy – or I can be a teacher'

The young woman walked into the staffroom and dropped disconsolately into her seat. What was the cause of the defeated body language? Could it be …

Must know Information Theory concepts in Deep Learning (AI)

Information theory is an important field that has made significant contribution to deep learning and AI, and yet is unknown to many. Information …

Here's How Higher Education Was Destroyed in 5 Basic Steps

Higher education is not what it used to be, and that's no accident.A few years back, Paul E. Lingenfelter began his report on the defunding of public …

2018 FIFA World Cup Retro Poster Design

The awesome folks over at ∆ Studio—JQ ∆ have been sharing this incredible poster design for the FIFA World Cup 2018 that will take place in Russia. …

Neuroscientists have identified how exactly a deep breath changes your mind

Breathing is traditionally thought of as an automatic process driven by the brainstem—the part of the brain controlling such life-sustaining functions as heartbeat and sleeping patterns. But new and unique research, involving recordings made directly from within the brains of humans undergoing …

The Brain

This tree beautifully reveals the relationships between languages

For reasons both poetic and pragmatic, the tree has historically been the designer's go-to inspiration for mapping relationships. In the graphic below, Finish-Swedish illustrator Minna Sundberg artfully uses this format to trace the world's largest language families.<p>All of the languages illustrated …

Language

A Christian Philosophy of Education

Just what <i>is</i> Christian education? Is it Protestant education, is it evangelical Christian education, or does it also encompass Roman Catholic and …

Why the promotion of speaking and listening skills is every teacher’s responsibility

If there was ever a generic skill that was most essential for success in life, it would have to be oracy: the power of effective oral …

7 of the Most Splendid Stained Glass Windows in the World

Each one is more breathtaking than the next.<p>Exquisitely crafted and effortlessly ethereal, <b>stained glass windows</b> have been prevalent in places of …

Professors warned about popular learning tool used by students to cheat

Many students graduated last week, and on Twitter, many thanked the free app Quizlet for getting them there.“Today I graduated and I couldn’t have …

Watch 9 Iconic Artists at Work: Vintage Videos of Picasso, Matisse, Kandinsky, Renoir, Monet, Escher & More

<b>Claude Monet, 1915:</b><p>We've all seen their works in fixed form, enshrined in museums and printed in books. But there's something special about watching …

Research every teacher should know: the value of student evaluation

In his series of articles on how psychology research can inform teaching, Bradley Busch picks an academic study and makes sense of it for the classroom. This time: student evaluation of learning<p><i>There is a wealth of psychology research that can help teachers to improve how they work with students,</i> …

Teaching

Why the Dancing Makes 'This Is America' So Uncomfortable to Watch

The new music video from Childish Gambino weaponizes the viewer’s instinctive bodily empathy.<p>“This Is America” isn’t the first time that Donald Glover, as his musical alter ego Childish Gambino, has harnessed dance in service of surrealism. But the art form has a conspicuous symbolic significance …

Cover Art

Traditional Teaching May Deepen Inequality. Can a Different Approach Fix It?

A professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill uses inclusive teaching, which seeks to equalize the opportunity for students from all …