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8 Classroom Apps To Try This Fall

Despite my best efforts to slow down time, summer break is quickly drawing to a close. And, while summer break is obviously one of the best things …

Characteristics of Public and Private Elementary and Secondary School Teachers in the United States: Results From the 2011� Schools and Staffing Survey

<b>Title:</b><p>Characteristics of Public and Private Elementary and Secondary School Teachers in the United States: Results From the 2011� Schools and …

Education Jobs

Are you a passionate advocate for education? Do you want to make a difference in the lives of children in the world's poorest countries? The Global …

Play

Scientific research has provided us with a number of ways to get the learning juices flowing, none of which involve paying money for good grades. And …

4 Ideas for Teacher Professional Growth | Education Resource Strategies

The Transforming Teaching e-news is a quarterly email from ERS highlighting tools and information to help you move toward a new vision of …

Parents: 19 Meaningful Questions You Should Ask Your Child's Teacher

While schools (hopefully) work to update themselves and the way students learn within them, many parents have to work with what's available to them. …

Pedagogy

Educating Mothers, Saving Children

The more educated a mother, the less likely her child is to die.<p>This is one of the most powerful relationships in global health and development -- a mother's level of education and her child's chance of survival.<p>Studies have shown that half of the reduction in child deaths in the last 20 years is …

19 Jokes Only Grammar Nerds Will Understand

The difference between knowing you're shit and knowing your shit.

Jokes

"Child marriage, a lost opportunity for girls" - G(irls)20 Summit 2013

Lakshmi Sundaram, Global Coordinator of <i>Girls Not Brides</i>, and Dr. Kakenya Ntayia, founder of the Kakenya Center for Excellence, joined 21 girl …

Think Africa! - African American Issues

Meet The Chimp Who Paints Masterpieces With His Tongue

Who's the finest chimpanzee artist in all the land? This guy.<p>This is Brent. Brent is a 37-year-old chimpanzee who lives at Chimp Haven, a sanctuary in Keithville, La. According to popular opinion, he's also the greatest chimpanzee artist America has to offer.<p>Brent's painting won first place in the …

Chernobyl Now

Are nuclear disasters the new normal?<p>On April 26, 1986, two powerful explosions tore through Unit 4 of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, flipping the reactor's giant 2,000-ton concrete lid into the air like a coin. White-hot chunks of the nuclear core rained down on adjacent buildings, setting …

The Science And Troubling Ethics Of Gene Therapy

A new feature in Wired highlights scientific advances that may make gene therapy much safer and more widespread. But it's important to check whether the regulation of clinical trials has advanced equally well.<p>Why is progress on gene therapy—the treatment of genetic disorders by giving sick people …

You Used to Get One Life. Now You Get Two. #NotDeadYet

The most important difference between the world today and 150 years ago isn’t airplane flight or nuclear weapons or the Internet. It’s lifespan. We …

What's In Your Pee?

Over 3,000 compounds isolated in largest urinalysis ever<p>It took seven years and 20 researchers, but a team at the University of Alberta have finally, using all available state-of-the-art equipment, figured out the chemical composition of human urine. This also means there's a good chance that …

Drug Cures Mice Of Down Syndrome With A Single Dose

But it's not a cure for humans yet.<p>Cure Down syndrome with a single injection? Well, maybe--if you're a mouse. A team of scientists from John Hopkins University and the National Institutes of Health have cured newborn mice of Down syndrome by injecting them with a drug that stimulates what's called …

What The Myers-Briggs Personality Test Says About Your Favorite Subway Line

There's so much fun to be had with a public transportation Twitter account.<p>The famous Myers-Briggs personality test doesn't actually reveal much about a person, according to psychologists, but that doesn't mean it isn't a lot of fun. People love to categorize themselves as cryptic-sounding, …

Amazing Bottle Tricks - Cool Science Experiment

How to Melt Cars and BBQ Pigeons - Sixty Symbols

Can You Trust Your Eyes?

Cicadas: The dormant army beneath your feet - Rose Eveleth

Did Life Come From Mars? - The Countdown #30