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Apple launches a battery replacement program for its iPhone 5 handset

After initiating a replacement program for its iPhone 5 handset’s sleep button back in April, Apple has launched a new program for faulty iPhone 5 …

100-year-old vet plans to donate money he received from group after robbery

A 100-year-old veteran is "overwhelmed" and paying it forward after fellow service members presented him with a check for $1,000 to take the sting out of a home invasion two months ago, he told FoxNews.com.<p>James V. Sorrentino, of Carson City, Nev., received the hefty lump sum in the form of an …

5 tips to improve battery life on your phone

Take a picture. Send a text. Play a game. Check email. Make a call. Get directions. Then, all this threatens to stop cold in an instant.<p>A smartphone or tablet's low battery warning is the only warning that most people take seriously. A dead battery doesn't have to happen to you. Turning off a few …

In Teaching Algebra, the Not-So-Secret Way to Students' Hearts

She also found that struggling students improved the most when their interests were taken into account. “We picked out the students who seemed to be …

Catholic Church May Be Nearing Big Shift In Approach To Same-Sex Couples And Divorced People

A new document from the Vatican may pave the way for baptizing the children of same-sex couples and allowing divorced people to receive communion.<p>VATICAN CITY — A document issued by the Vatican on Thursday could signal a substantial shift in the Catholic Church's approach to the family, including …

PBS LearningMedia

Did you know that Mother's Day has its origins in the Civil War? Find out how it all began from this "All About the Holidays" video<p>Check out free …

PBS TeacherLine | Online Professional Development

Learning is social! Explore an online professional development course that provides the opportunity share, learn, and collaborate with your peers. …

What's new on TED-Ed...

About TED-Ed Originals<p>TED-Ed Original lessons feature the words and ideas of educators brought to life by professional animators. Are you an educator …

Public Speaking

Four Essential Principles of Blended Learning

Equally important is to have that same kind of visionary leadership from principals and teachers willing to lead by example in the classroom. A …

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This research is critical to understanding how inquiry-based teachers will need to engage students. In the coming system, attitude trumps rote …

Maker Movement: Let Them Build it They'll Learn!

The Maker Movement happening in education right now is exciting. It makes so much sense to create “more opportunities for all young people to develop …

Taking Stock: Do MOOCs Work Best For Educated People?

Sebastian Thrun, founder and CEO of Udacity, doesn’t disagree with Hadreas, but he also doesn’t see that fact as a bad thing. “We have a lot of data …

Why Google Flu Is A Failure

It seemed like such a good idea at the time.<p>People with the flu (the influenza virus, that is) will probably go online to find out how to treat it, or to search for other information about the flu. So Google decided to track such behavior, hoping it might be able to predict flu outbreaks even …