Mike Zulu

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Taxpayers fund teaching creationism

Taxpayers in 14 states will bankroll nearly $1 billion this year in tuition for private schools, including hundreds of religious schools that teach Earth is less than 10,000 years old, Adam and Eve strolled the garden with dinosaurs, and much of modern biology, geology and cosmology is a web of …

48 epic dream hotels to visit before you die

A GOOD HOTEL CAN MAKE or break a trip. The worst hotel in the best place is still going to make retiring after a long day an unfortunate experience. …

A Retired Traveler’s Breathtaking Photos of International Landscapes

Bangkok-based Thai photographer Weerapong Chaipuck discovered his passion for photography after an early retirement from the medical profession. Now, Chaipuck travels the world, snapping shots of all the beautiful landscapes he comes across. His breathtaking images offer eye-catching perspectives …

Teaching Isn’t Rocket Science. It’s Harder.

<i>A version of this post originally appeared on</i> TeacherPop<i>, the blog of Teach for America corps members.</i><p>In 2007, when I was 22, I took a position as an …

Eight Aspects of Good Teaching

Some months ago I had the privilege of attending an education conference for educators from the south central area of Pennsylvania. I have found that …

Is School Enough? Documentary Film Delves In

“At first when he brought it up I didn’t know what to do because we’re teens and he basically wanted us to act like adults, to speak up like adults,” …

7 free ways to capture student responses without costly clickers

<b>Most educators are familiar with student response systems (SRS) a.k.a. clickers. Common brands are eInstruction, Sentio, TurningPoint, Activote.</b> …

28 Creative Ideas for Teaching with Twitter

• <b>Instant feedback:</b> ReadWriteWeb and Mashable both featured Monica Rankin, a history professor at University of Dallas, and discussed how she utilizes …

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 …

With Tech Tools, How Should Teachers Tackle Multitasking In Class?

“We have a new problem forthcoming and that is our devices that once were just an entertainment tool are also becoming our educational and work …

Six Big Tech Trends in Education to Follow

The presence of the Internet in students’ lives outside of school, and especially on mobile devices, is allowing for more online and blended learning …

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<b>Determining Whether You’re Ready</b><p>There’s no point in purchasing iPads if you don’t have the technical infrastructure to manage and deploy them. …

Interns: all work, no pay

Too many young people are still doing real jobs for no money, as unpaid interns. But not for much longer. Around the world, young workers expected to toil for months at a time for little or no pay are battling to be rewarded fairly.<p>For those of us who have been campaigning on this issue for years, …

Welcome to Blueburbia

...and other landmarks on America’s new map.<p>In mid-1959, my parents, Louis and Eleanor Florida, moved from the Italian neighborhood in Newark, N.J., where they were born, raised and married, to the nearby working-class suburb of North Arlington, toting along 1½-year-old me. They bought a new home …

Photos Reveal Harsh Detail Of Brazil's History With Slavery

Brazil was the last place in the Americas to abolish slavery — it didn't happen until 1888 — and that meant that the final years of the practice were photographed.<p>This has given Brazil what may be the world's largest archive of photography of slavery, and a new exhibition in Sao Paulo is offering …

Flipped Classroom 2.0: Competency Learning With Videos

“The best use of class time is to meet the individual needs of each learner, not driving the class with predetermined curriculum,” Sams said. So he …

The Wellcome Trust 2013 winning entry: where did syphilis come from?

Last month, Katherine Wright was awarded the Wellcome Trust science writing prize at a ceremony at the Observer's offices at Kings Place, London. Wright, who is studying for a DPhil in structural biology at Oxford University, was judged the winner of category A "for professional scientists of …