NASA Confirms Evidence That Liquid Water Flows on Today’s Mars; These dark, narrow, 100 meter-long streaks called recurring slope lineae flowing downhill on Mars are inferred to have been formed by contemporary flowing water. #Science #Mars #Water
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YOU CAN GET YOUR STUDENTS OUTSIDE — and Still Meet Your State Standards : The New Nature Movement Easy tips for bringing nature to the classroom
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"Every teacher can be a Natural Teacher"
The Natural Teacher, Back to School: 10 Ways You Can Add Vitamin "N" to the Classroom & Beyond Richard Louv, August 25, 2014
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This Face Changes the Human Story. But How? In some ways the new hominin from Rising Star was even closer to modern humans than Homo erectus is. To Berger and his team, it clearly belonged in the Homo genus, but it was unlike any other member. They had no choice but to name a new species. They called it Homo naledi (pronounced na-LED-ee), tipping a hat to the cave where the bones had been found: In the local Sotho language, naledi means “star.”
Esta cara Cambia la historia humana. ¿Pero cómo?
This Face Changes the Human Story. But How? - facinating nat geo article..
Homo Naledi via npr: National Geographic paleoartist John Gurche used fossils from a South African cave to reconstruct the face of Homo naledi, the newest addition to the genus Homo. Listen to the story. #Science #Evolution #Homo_Naledi
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National Geographic paleoartist John Gurche used fossils from a South African cave to reconstruct the face of Homo naledi, the newest addition to the genus Homo.
The Ivy League, Mental Illness, and the Meaning of Life - The Atlantic: William Deresiewicz explains how an elite education can lead to a cycle of grandiosity and depression. #Education #Mental_Illness
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The Ivy League, Mental Illness, and the Meaning of Life -William Deresiewicz explains how an elite education can lead to a cycle of grandiosity and depression.
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5 education ideas that don't work: more money, small class, testing, school choice, achievement standards.
5 big ideas that don't work. Better measurements help make learning visible, says John Hattie.
5 Big Ideas That Don't Work In Education by Anya Kamentz: 1) Achievement Standards; 2) Achievement Tests: 3) School Choice; 4) Class size; 5) More money #Education #Ideas_which_dont_work **Not sure about this but interesting!!**
5 Big Ideas That Don't Work In Education | NPR Education
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The Hackers: In this hour, TED speakers dare to hack the brain, the climate, and the animal kingdom in hopes of creating a better world. #Are_There_Good_Hackers #Hacking_the_Animal_Kingdom #Hacking_the_Stratosphere_and_Climate_Change #Can_Anyone_Become_a_Hacker #Hacking_the_Brain_and_Health #TED
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TED Radio Hour - TED speakers dare to hack the brain, the climate, and the animal kingdom in hopes of creating a better world.
35 Scientific Concepts That Will Help You Understand Life via dailygood: "In order to sharpen our reasoning skills, we must have a good grasp of our own cognitive biases, as well as the basic laws of the universe. But in a dynamic world, new laws are constantly emerging." How do we keep pace... #Science #Thinking
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Music and the Developing Brain by dailygood: While just listening to a Mozart sonata (the debunked Mozart effect) may not make you smarter, learning to play a musical instrument before the age of seven just might. Listen to the story. Also: share.upmc.com/... #Kids #Brain_Health #Playing_a_Musical_Instrument #Neuroscience #Learning
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How Playing Music Affects The Developing Brain
A cellist at the Conservatory Lab Charter School in Boston plays during a recital rehearsal. Research has found music instruction has beneficial effects on young brains. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Unpacking the Science: How Playing Music Changes the Learning Brain | Education and Technology | Scoop.it
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They're No. 1: U.S. Wins Math Olympiad For First Time In 21 Years by npr #Math_Olympiad
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Head coach Po-Shen Loh (far left) and assistant coaches John Berman and Alex Zhai (far right) flank the members of the winning squad: Shyam Narayanan, David Stoner, Michael Kural, Ryan Alweiss, Yang Liu and Allen Liu.
U.S. Wins Math Olympiad for First Time in 21 Years--Head coach Po-Shen Loh (far left) and assistant coaches John Berman and Alex Zhai (far right) flank the members of the winning squad: Shyam Narayanan, David Stoner, Michael Kural, Ryan Alweiss, Yang Liu and Allen Liu.
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This writing assignment could change your life!
Goal-setting closed achievement gaps in a recent experiment. The key element? Students put their thoughts in writing.
The Writing Assignment That Changes Lives | He co-authored a paper that demonstrates a startling effect: nearly erasing the gender and ethnic minority achievement gap for 700 students over the course of two years with a short written exercise in setting goals.
The Writing Assignment That Changes Lives: goal setting assignments
The Great Gift of Reading Aloud by Meghan Cox Gurdon, wsj: 'For 45 minutes or an hour adults can give children—and themselves—an irreplaceable gift, a cultural grounding, a zest for language, a stake in the rich history of storytelling. That’s not so long, surely? There will be plenty of time afterward for everyone to go back online.' #Parenting #Reading_Aloud