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.
The following blog was first posted within the NCLE Center for Literacy Education group,Downers Grove HS District 99 Literacy Coaches. It tells the story of a collaborative journey between a science teacher and a literacy coach. We were struck by how beautifully this reflected a shared transition from questions of content area literacy to questions of disciplinary literacy. This shift didn't occur because one was viewed as better than the other, but because these partners remained grounded in the needs of the students
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.