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Free, Astounding Science Videos Perfect for Summer Learning
PUBLISHED: Tuesday, May 26, 2015 by Lacy Compton
Can your brain learn to ride a backward bicycle? (Yes, but once you do, it's hard to go back to riding the "regular" way.) What happens to a helium balloon in a car when you accelerate? (It doesn't go the way you think it would.) Why do cats always land on their feet? (Hint: Physics is involved.) Is there really a "science" to snapping spaghetti? (There is, but that doesn't mean it tastes differently!) read more...
Creating Healthy Study Habits at Home
PUBLISHED: Thursday, September 18, 2014 by Audrey Bogart
With a new school year under way, it is difficult to get students back into the swing of homework and learning outside of the classroom. This Kids Health article provides 10 easy steps to create a productive homework environment for students. Their tips include read more...
Using Twitter (and Other Apps) in the Classroom
PUBLISHED: Thursday, September 18, 2014 by Katy McDowall
Last week, I blogged about a recent study that presented potential pitfalls of using technology—laptops, tablets—in the classroom, focusing on how laptops affect students’ note taking. But that was just one slice of the pie, so to speak. There are a number of ways to effectively harness new technologies for classroom use. Take Twitter, for instance. Sure, the social tool certainly has the ability to consume students’ attention, but it can also be used to facilitate valuable discussions, both during and after class. read more...
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