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How a Classics Education Prepares Students for a Modern World

Your scientists were so preoccupied with whether they could, that they didn’t stop to think if they should.Ian Malcolm, Jurassic ParkAs described in our modern mythical tale, Jurassic Park, technology may not always lead to positive outcomes if implemented without critical thought, moral ground or inquiry. From cloning to social media, it is more essential to understand the ethical implications of an idea and how it will impact people than it is to build well-designed code.

You Know Bill Nye and Neil deGrasse Tyson. Now Meet Comedic Scientist Sophia Shrand.

There is an art to making science fun and entertaining. Bill Nye has done it, and so has Neil deGrasse Tyson. Maybe now it’s time for a woman? For this episode of the EdSurge On Air podcast, we’re joined Sophia Shrand, host of the comedic YouTube show, “Science with Sophie.”

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GitHub’s New Education Bundle Equips Students With Industry-Standard Coding Tools

What better way to prepare students for coding careers and computer science-related fields than introducing them to the tools that professionals use?

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How Advisers Connect Via Tech to Help Low-Income Students Apply To College

Our Take A Number series is exploring problems around the world through the lens of a single number.
Some high school students think of applying to colleges as a full-time job. There are essays and tests, loads of financial documents to assemble and calculations to make. After all that, of course, comes a big decision — one of the biggest of their young lives.
For top students who come from low-income families, the challenge is particularly difficult.

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New Infographic: 12 Strategies to Manage the Modern Classroom

Innovative educators know they have to update classroom management strategies in the modern classroom. Here are twelve strategies to do just that. 

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Tareas para recordar del curso 2017-18

Tantos y tantos buenos proyectos...

Tareas para recordar e inspirar

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El uveísmo

La be y la uve en español se pronuncian igual. Exactamente igual. Por eso existen tantas confusiones ortográficas entre una y otra. Vaca suena igual que baca: /báka/. Y lo mismo ocurre con vasto y basto (/básto/) o con tuvo y tubo (/túbo/).

4 Fun Summer Science Activities

Now that summer is here in the northern hemisphere it's a great time to go outside for a science lesson. SciShow Kids has four suggestions for outdoor science lessons. In Fun Summer Science adults and children can learn about the science of bubbles, kites, ice cream, and solar energy. Each segment includes an explanation of the science and brief suggestions and directions for a hands-on activity.

Add Voice Recordings to Maps

Over the weekend I tested an app called JoJo that lets you create short audio recordings and have them placed on map. For a myriad of reasons including privacy concerns, JoJo is not an app that I would recommend for school use. But the app did give me an idea for combining audio recordings and digital maps. In the following video I demonstrate how you can include sound recordings on a map made with Google's My Maps tool.