Sports offers a perfect opportunity to explore concepts like force, motion, potential energy, velocity, and torque. Engage your students with this collection of videos about the intersection of science and sports.
Notable examples of the types of records now available from the GPO include the Federal Budget, laws such as the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Federal regulations, and Congressional hearings, reports, and documents. GPO continuously adds records to the CGP which will also be available through DPLA, increasing the discoverability of and access to Federal Government information for the American public.
From The Library of Congress: The new Library of Congress Student Discovery Sets bring together historical artifacts and one-of-a-kind documents on a wide range of topics, from history to science to literature.
WASHINGTON — Many of the nation’s schools lack restrictions on the unprecedented student data amassed by education technology companies, an omission that has worried parents and prompted legislative proposals from statehouses to Congress. This data collection transforms how teachers interact with their students and gives researchers a new understanding of how youths learn. But some fear it will come at a cost, allowing companies to profit from sensitive information.
"How should schools respond to incidents of teasing and bullying related to gender and sexual identity? In an article Challenging homophobic bullying in schools, Daniel Monk draws attention away from therapeutic or disciplinary responses to bullying, arguing we should understand homophobic bullying as part of a broader politics related to childhood and sexuality."
This year's MacArthur fellows include cartoonist and graphic memoirist Alison Bechdel, a civil rights lawyer who focuses on equal rights for GLBTs, and a social psychologist whose work looks at the "ingrained ways that individuals racially code and categorize people." Scientists, writers, historians, mathematicians, a computer scientist, lawyers and a labor organizer were also given awards. Follow the link to read about the entire Class of 2014.