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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. …

Burj Al Arab

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 …

The Expanse

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 …

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 …

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> …

Education Technology

KQED

Enterprising educators are using Twitter in creative ways, to engage students inside and outside of class, to stay on top of education news, and keep …

KQED

A documentary film premiering on public television today — “Is School Enough?” — takes the viewer inside the lives of teens from various backgrounds …

Teaching

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 …

Pedagogy

KQED

Important research compiled on the effects of students multitasking while learning shows that they are losing depth of learning, getting mentally …

Teaching

KQED

Big data, open content, mobile learning, and digital printing are the big themes represented in this year’s NMC Horizon Report: 2013 K-12 Edition. …

Education Technology

KQED

<b>By Sam Gliksman</b><p><i>The following is the third of a series of excerpts from Gliksman’s book iPad in Education for Dummies.</i><p>It seems that every school is …

Education Technology

Interns: all work, no pay

Humiliated, harassed, expected to do 12-hour days, often for nothing – an intern's lot is seldom a happy one. We find out what it's like to have no status at work and reveal why companies may soon have to stop exploiting interns<p>Too many young people are still doing real jobs for no money, as unpaid …

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 …

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 …

KQED

The flipped classroom model generated a lot of excitement initially, but more recently some educators — even those who were initial advocates — have …

Where did syphilis come from?

Did Columbus bring the disease back with him from the New World, or was it in Europe all along? Katherine Wright, winner of the Wellcome Trust science writing prize 2013, investigates<p>Last month, Katherine Wright was awarded the Wellcome Trust science writing prize at a ceremony at the Observer's …