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Google Makes Lego Even Cooler

A partnership between Google and Lego has ushered in a new age of virtual block-play: Build with Chrome. The venture was announced on the Google Chrome Blog on Jan. 28, where they explained, “There’s something pretty amazing about being able to piece together your ideas with just a collection of …

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But how “giftedness” plays out in the classroom for the roughly 3 million students who qualify can be hard to characterize. Some gifted and talented …

sequence certificates on edX

<i>MITx</i>, the massive open online course (MOOC) effort at MIT, has announced new certificates for completion of sequences of related modules or courses …

Can you trust your eyes? – AsapScience

Sleep is universal in the animal kingdom, but each species slumbers in a different — and often mysterious — way. Some animals snooze with half their …

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In the first year of a new personalized learning program, a large San Diego district experiences small victories despite growing pains.

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The Importance of Teaching Mindfulness

A torrent of stimulation is just a click or touchscreen away, ensuring that even the slightest trace of boredom can be mitigated through constant …

Top scenic drives around Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone’s famous landscape doesn’t suddenly end at the park fence. Enveloping the park kernel is a protective cushion of national forests and wilderness areas that offer almost as much scenic splendor as the park itself, but without the crowds and the entry fee. Heading to Yellowstone? See the …

Viktor Mayer-Schonberger & Kenneth Cukier: "BIG DATA: A Revolution That Will Transform..."

Excellent Tools for Creating Videos Without Installing Software

Over the years I've published some lists and reviews of free tools for creating videos online. Quite a few of those tools have been for creating …