Jeff White

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Sarah Palin Doesn't Think Bill Nye Is A Real Scientist

"Bill Nye is as much a scientist as I am."<p>Former Alaska governor and 2008 Republican vice presidential hopeful Sarah Palin argued Thursday that Bill Nye is not actually a scientist.<p>"Bill Nye is as much a scientist as I am," Palin said at an event in Washington, D.C., according to The Hill. "He's a …

Microsoft to open Minecraft education edition for all schools in June, free on the early access program

Among a handful of announcements Microsoft made today — designed to make Windows a core facet of the classroom — the company provided more details on the Minecraft: Education Edition, which it first teased back in January.<p>Beginning in June, any school will be able to access the new Minecraft, which …

Education-2025 - The Classroom of the Future

The Classroom of the Future<p>The Physical Space<p>The days of classrooms where a teacher desk sits at the front of the classroom and students’ desks are …

This school is opening the first gender-neutral bathroom in Los Angeles Unified

Santee Education Complex is the first school in the Los Angeles Unified School District to let students of different genders use the same bathroom at the same time.<p>On Thursday, the circular "girls" sign outside a second-floor bathroom is being replaced by one that says "all-gender restroom." The …

This new device is designed to keep your feet moving while sitting at a desk

A team of people in Chicago, Illinois, have designed HOVR, a device that lets you unconsciously move your feet while sitting at a desk.<p>Working with …

Learning to Read is Sucking The Fun Out of Reading

The birthday boy sat down beside my daughter as she opened a book, "The truck is yellow," he read smoothly. My brain started in on the comparisons; he's only two weeks older than her, why can he read and she can't? Is she behind? Should I worry?<p>Oh right. She's in Kindergarten.<p>It is easy to get …

Bitterly feuding, Clinton, Sanders clash in NY debate

NEW YORK (AP) — Deepening their increasingly bitter feud, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders aggressively challenged each other's judgment to be …

What's Working: Getting Teachers More Common Core Aligned Materials

Much has been written and debated on the state-led shift toward more rigorous, consistent K-12 education standards commonly known as Common Core. At the same time, that intense focus on the standards has obscured an equally important shift - the adoption of instructional resources aligned to the …

Microsoft Launches a New Classroom Platform

By D. Frank SmithClassroom is the Windows giant’s cloud-based hub for the class experience, integrated into Office 365.

A Nobel Laureate's Education Plea: Revolutionize Teaching

Bloodletting to keep the "humors" in balance was a leading medical treatment from ancient Greece to the late 19th century. That's hard to believe now, in the age of robot-assisted surgery, but "doctors" trusted lancets and leeches for centuries.<p>To Nobel laureate Carl Wieman, the college lecture is …

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