Raoul Nicoll

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167 Theremin Players Perform Beethoven

Why not watch 167 theremin players perform variations on Beethoven's Symphony No. 9? Yeah, okay:<p>All right, let's unpack this a bit. The players here …

A Brief History of Applause, the 'Big Data' of the Ancient World

<i>Once, people measured their leaders -- and</i> <i>themselves --</i> <i>one clap at a time.</i><p>Applause, today, is much the same<i>.</i> In the studio, in the theater, in places where people become publics, we still smack our palms together to show our appreciation -- to create, in cavernous spaces, connection. ("When we …

'Hairdo archaeologist' solves ancient fashion mystery

Janet Stephens earns a living trimming, straightening and dyeing the hair of customers seeking the latest look.<p>But the stylist from the US city of Baltimore is more interested in the hairdos of the past.<p>Stephens is a hairstyle archaeologist who specialises in recreating how women in ancient Rome …

Archaeology

'Introduction to Ancient Rome,' the Flipped Version

I spent last year "flipping" my 400-student "Introduction to Ancient Rome" course. For those unfamiliar with the term, "flipping a class" means that …

Teaching

Ten Secrets To Surviving As A Teacher

<b>Ten Secrets To Surviving As A Teacher</b><p>by <b>Terry Heick</b><p>Surviving as a teacher isn’t easy.<p>Between the sheer work load, diversity of tasks, brutal pace, and …

ForAllRubrics – Create, Manage, and Assess using Rubrics On iPad for FREE!

<b>ForAllRubrics</b> is one of my best finds online in a long time. This is a free “service” for teachers that works on iPad and iPhone. Now, teachers will …