Daniel

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Same-Sex Marriage, Federalism, and Judicial Restraint

So I'm teaching constitutional law this semester. The hardest thing to teach students is that bad laws and stupid laws are often perfectly …

World's First Solar-Powered Plane Can Fly At Night, Too

<b>What's the Latest Development?</b><p>Next month, the Solar Impulse -- a single-seater billed as the world's first solar-powered plane -- will fly from …

Solar Impulse

AL East Notes: Ellsbury, Red Sox, Yankees, Wells

• While some are pushing the panic button on the aging <b>Yankees</b>, Steve Politi of the Star-Ledger has five reasons to believe in the Bombers this season. …

H.C.B.C. - Baseball's odd antitrust exemption

Major League Baseball enjoys aquestionable legal position in these United States. Ahem. For a good idea of just how questionable, you could read what …

Zombie Story: The Walking Dead And Toy Story Are One And The Same

Redditor JimmyLegs50 noticed some strange similarities between the <i>Toy Story</i> movies and the TV series <i>The Walking Dead</i>. He collected those instances …

The World's Neatest Subway Entrance

This isn't the work of the Hulk, but a clever architect named Zbigniew Peter Pininski. He completed the Bockenheimer Warte station in Frankfurt, …

Ancient Greek Pottery Made Better with Superheroes

How do you make Greek epics even more, um, epic-er? Add superheroes. That's what Nicholas Hyde AKA Harshness did by featuring Thor, Spider-Man, and …

The Highland Trouveres

(YouTube link)<p>The Highland Trouveres, a group of students at Highland High School in Pocatello, Idaho, performed a lip-dub of thd mashup Pop …

Can a 9-Hour School Day Prevent Students from Dropping Out?

That means that every student stays an extra three hours per day, four days a week, working on everything from language arts and math to art and P.E. …

Six-Year High School Model is a Game Changer | WNYC | New York Public Radio, Podcasts, Live Streaming Radio, News

The principal of P-TECH said the challenge of getting his students ready for college-level courses inspired strategies that could be applied to other …

Math Teachers Strive to Bring Core to At-Risk Students

The Common Core State Standards for mathematics, now being introduced in schools across the country, set new grade-by-grade expectations for …

Professors at odds on machine-graded essays

Les Perelman, the former director of writing at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, known for taking on the writing test of SAT, is …

5 Tools to Help Students Learn How to Learn

A good example is a long term research project. There are several common stages in longer projects and researchers have studied how students feel, …

Teachers, Students, Digital Games: What's the Right Mix?

According to a recent teacher survey conducted by PBS, 43 percent of classroom computing goes to playing educational digital games, while a Joan Ganz …

More teachers are grouping kids by ability

New findings based on more than 20 years of research suggest that despite decades of controversy, elementary school teachers now feel fine placing students into "ability groups."<p>New findings based on more than 20 years of research suggest that despite decades of controversy, elementary school …

Putting 21st Century Skills to Action

What do educators mean when they talk about 21st century skills? If they're referring to things like collaboration, resourcefulness, smart use of …

Teachers' Ultimate Guide to Using Videos

With one <i>billion</i> monthly users (and growing), YouTube's popularity is a pretty clear indication that video is a powerful medium. And kids' unrelenting …

Teacher-Prep Programs Zero In on Effective 'Practice'

Complete Coverage<p>—Charlie Mahoney/Prime for Education Week<p>One thing is immediately apparent when Erica Vuolle teaches: Not a moment of time is wasted.<p>…

7 free ways to capture student responses without costly clickers

<b>Most educators are familiar with student response systems (SRS) a.k.a. clickers. Common brands are eInstruction, Sentio, TurningPoint, Activote.</b> …

Math, PBL and 21st Century Learning for All Students

Math teachers and teachers of lower-performing students do have unique challenges for teaching 21st century skills. However, research demonstrates …

Rethinking What's Taught in the Classroom

Ortega and Burns say it boils down to this: Nightingale will keep its core academic subjects – reading, math, science, history. But instead of …

The 10 Foods Every Man Must Eat Before He Dies

They come from anywhere—your backyard, the fast-food drive-thru—and they're delicious<p>Few foods taste so good that they forever change how you look at a meal—here are the 10 best.<p>Steak tartare<p>It's prime beef, minced, and usually mixed with Dijon mustard, capers, chopped shallots, Worcestershire, …

King James Bible - a summary

2011 marked the 400th anniversary of the publication of the King James Version of the Bible. Regarded by many to be a literary masterpiece, this …

50 Human Brain Ideas You Really Need to Know

I'm delighted to announce that my first book, <i>50 Human Brain Ideas You Really Need to Know</i>, has been given a publication date and is now available for …

Get Out of Debt Like the Debt Heroes: How 21 Ordinary People Paid Off Over $1.7 Million in Debt Kindle Edition

Are you tired of feeling guilty about being in debt?<p>If nothing you've tried to pay off your debt has worked, <b>you are not alone</b>.<p>We all have weaknesses …

5 steps to a simple financial plan

Are you broke because you don't have the right, simple financial plan?<p>Spend less than you make! I know this sounds so basic, so simple that it seems …

Personal Finance