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I've Been to 26 Countries in Europe—These Are the 5 I Always Recommend

My first trip to Europe was a heady mix of excitement, nerves, and total awe. At 19, I wandered the streets of Le Marais wide-eyed, marveled at the …

European Travel

Why Evangelicals Love Israel

The order of end-time events can vary, but in general they share the view that the Messiah’s return will follow the restoration of Israel as a kind …

Faith

Scientists Have an Experiment to See If the Human Mind Is Bound to the Physical World

Perhaps one of the most intriguing and interesting phenomena in quantum physics is what Einstein referred to as a “spooky action at a distance” — …

Quantum Physics

New Data Show California Kids’ Math Achievement Took A Nosedive After Common Core

Before Common Core came along, California parents, faculty, and officials spent years developing some of the best-ranked K-12 math requirements in …

Education

The Most Effective Tick Repellents for Humans (and Dogs), According to Science

The desire to keep ticks at bay feels especially urgent this year. There’s the news that the number of insect-borne diseases in the United States has …

Disease

'Promoting Democracy'? US Gives Military Aid to More Than 70% of World's Dictatorships

(MPN) — About three-quarters of the world’s dictatorships currently receive military assistance from the United States. This is a strange record for …

Political Science

The 10 Best Americana Albums Of All Time

Before we recommend the 10 best Americana albums of all time, maybe we should define the term. In our mind, <b>Americana</b> is more a spirit than a sound – …

Universal Music

A New Supplement, Basis, Could Change the Way You Age

Elysium Health’s new supplement, Basis, can help keep your body healthy into old age<p>“I’m here for a good time, not a long time.” It’s the mantra for …

Health

10 Extremely Tasty Licks You Should Know

604<p>SHARES<p>Guitar instructor Paul Davids—the man behind GW favorites "Are We All Tuning Our Guitars Wrong" and "Is This the Mother of All Finger …

Guitar

The Brutality of Physics

The second-grade classroom was quiet. Mrs. Blake had asked each of us to tell our classmates what we planned to do when we grew up. Some students …

Physics

Here are 300 free Ivy League university courses you can take online right now

The eight Ivy League schools are among the most prestigious colleges in the world. They include Brown, Harvard, Cornell, Princeton, Dartmouth, Yale, and Columbia universities, and the University of Pennsylvania.<p>All eight schools place in the top fifteen of the US News and World Report 2017 national …

Online Education

Five (Easy-to-Implement) Ways Video Can Have a Powerful Impact on Teaching and Learning

The days of standing in front of the classroom and “lecturing” are long gone. By using video, teachers can keep students engaged in new and …

Education Technology

Play

Here are a few strategies to employ to facilitate positive tablet learning habits:<p>Be clear with students at the outset of class whether tablets will …

A Brief Guide to Producing Videos from Your Home or Office

The benefits of instructor-created video in online courses include increased student engagement and learning, increased instructor presence, and a …

Teach Yourself Computer Science Using This Site

Lifehacker has collected a lot of “learn to code” resources that are especially helpful to new learners. But if you’ve already done a little coding …

“Another nail in the coffin for learning styles” – students did not benefit from studying according to their supposed learning style

<i>By</i> Christian JarrettThe idea that we learn better when taught via our preferred modality or “learning style” – such as visually, orally, or by doing …

Pedagogy

Getting Started with Project Based Learning (Quick Reference Guide)

Getting Started with Project Based Learning (Quick Reference Guide) <br>Next Available Date - 05/01/2018<p>John Larmer<p>Description<p>In project-based learning …

3 Stocks That Feel Like Microsoft in 1986

Microsoft created tens of thousands of millionaires after going public. Can these three stocks do the same?<p><b>Microsoft Corporation</b> (NASDAQ:MSFT) has …

The 30 Best Science Websites for Grades K-12

What are the best science websites for your K–12 lessons? Here are the ones I turn to again and again.<p>Interdisciplinary Resources<p>Perfect for middle …

6 Best YouTube Channels for Quality Learning Online Courses / Material | The College Puzzle

BY MARTHA KARN<p>If you want to expand your knowledge and gain more skills, one of the best way to do it is by taking online courses. The only problem …

The Six Must-Have Elements Of High Quality Project-Based Learning

This first hiccup hasn’t deterred Vega. When she’s had success she can clearly see students are engaged with projects. She does wish she had more …

Is Donald Trump a Traitor?

I find it hard to write about Donald Trump.<p>It is not that he is a complicated subject. Quite the opposite. It is that everything about him is so …

Russia

11 Scientific Tips That Will Help You Learn Anything Faster - And Actually Remember It

Hack the learning process.<p>Kids can and should practice the skill of learning if they want a fighting chance at fulfilling all those lofty goals their …

Siblings

24 hidden settings that can maximize your Mac

We mean Mac-simize.<p>Apple prides itself on the polish and slickness of its software, and on the surface, macOS proves itself an intuitive and easy-to-navigate operating system. Dig deeper, however, and you'll find a heap of useful settings and options that let you customize your computing …

Operating Systems

This Amazingly Simple Technique Lets You Learn Anything in 5 Minutes and Remember It Forever | Inc.com

If you're struggling to master a complex topic, a new language, or anything else that seems to strain your brain, Michael Nielsen has a suggestion for you: Try flashcards. Nielsen is a scientist and a research fellow at Y Combinator, and he's written books on such brain-straining topics as quantum …

Language Learning

Mac user? These 10 tricks will help you get more out of your machine

Mac users often know the ins and outs of their gear – after all, we’re generally talking about a passionate bunch who love their machine – but like most technology, it’s estimated we only use a small fraction of what a Mac can do.<p>If you’re like most, you stick to what you need, and don’t venture …

Operating Systems

Today, Michio Kaku described what life will look like in twenty years

Earlier today, Michio Kaku spoke at the World Government Summit in Dubai. I was fortunate enough to be in the crowd and, like those around me, I was …

Artificial Intelligence

Here’s what happened the last time the living things in our oceans and lakes died

On January 5, 2018, a paper published in the journal Science delivered a sobering message: The oxygenation of open oceans and coastal seas has been steadily declining during the past half century. The volume of ocean with no oxygen at all has quadrupled, and the volume where oxygen levels are …

NY Times Video Series On “Inside An Olympian Mind” Is Jackpot For Any Teacher Using Visualizing Strategies With Students

I’ve written a lot about how I’ve used exercises with both English Language Learners and mainstream students to help them visual success (see My Best …

Teaching

27 Podcasts You Need To Start Listening To In 2018

Tired of listening to the same old podcasts? Here's some fresh ones that deserve your time.<p>We asked the BuzzFeed Community and BuzzFeed staff to tell us about underrated podcasts they absolutely love. We received thousands and thousands of submissions this year. (Thank you if you sent one in.) Here …

Stranger Things