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Students Learn Best When You Do This

<b>Students Learn Best When You Do This. And This. And This.</b><p>by <b>Grant Wiggins</b>, Ed.D, Authentic Education<p><i>Editor’s note: This post is a follow-up to a post</i> …

Saving Poultry’s Gene Pool

<b>Have you ever stopped to wonder: How did the chicken you eat become the chicken you eat?</b><p>Here’s what I mean. Go back 150 years or so, and there were dozens of breeds of chicken grown for meat (and others for egg production). They varied from farm to farm, and region to region, according to the …

6 chemical myths debunked: New guide helps consumers see through common misconceptions

If there were ever a guide to help put to bed the all-too-common myths about chemicals in our daily lives, this might just be it.<p><i>Making Sense of</i> …

Easy, delicious baking recipes from French pastry chef Fanny Zanotti

I don't know for sure when it all started. Perhaps on that early morning of an endless Paris summer when I pushed the door to the empty patisserie and walked down the stairs of what would become a home of some kind. A home where aprons are tightly knotted and tea towels never far from your fingers. …

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Five Multimedia Creation Apps for BYOD Classrooms

One of the challenges facing teachers in BYOD classrooms is finding apps and sites that will work on a wide variety of devices. Creating multimedia …

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Ten Places to Find and Create Data Visualizations

Following yesterday's post about ChartsBin I received a request from a reader for suggestions for other tools that students can use to create data …

Listening to the Genome: Music or Noise?

One of the great triumphs of twentieth-century biology was the discovery of how genes make proteins. Genes are encoded in DNA. To turn the sequence of a gene into a protein, a number of molecules gather around it. Reading its sequence, they produce a single-stranded version of it made of RNA, …

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