Educationally Int...
Follow
Find
42 views | +0 today
 
Scooped by Chris Mann
onto Educationally Interesting
Scoop.it!

Mathematical Literacy: A necessary skill for the 21st century | Sci-Ed

Mathematical Literacy: A necessary skill for the 21st century | Sci-Ed | Educationally Interesting | Scoop.it
Mathematical literacy is an important skill for the 21st century. Being to to do simple math in your head is useful and important, and we're losing that ability.
more...
No comment yet.

From around the web

Educationally Interesting
Random websites and articles of mathematical, sociological, geographic and economic interest in the world
Curated by Chris Mann
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Chris Mann
Scoop.it!

China's one-child policy to be relaxed as part of reforms package

China's one-child policy to be relaxed as part of reforms package | Educationally Interesting | Scoop.it
'Re-education through labour' policy and increased mobility for rural population also among new Communist party plans
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Chris Mann
Scoop.it!

Generation_2015_and_beyond_15_Nov2012_e_version.pdf

Chris Mann's insight:

Global development issues. Demographic changes in the 21st century. An interesting read.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Chris Mann
Scoop.it!

Surge in renewable energy as solar panel prices plummet

Surge in renewable energy as solar panel prices plummet | Educationally Interesting | Scoop.it
However, falling costs also meant that revenue generated by the industry remained flat, says Clean Edge report
Chris Mann's insight:

Time to go solar?

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Chris Mann
Scoop.it!

Mathematical Literacy: A necessary skill for the 21st century | Sci-Ed

Mathematical Literacy: A necessary skill for the 21st century | Sci-Ed | Educationally Interesting | Scoop.it
Mathematical literacy is an important skill for the 21st century. Being to to do simple math in your head is useful and important, and we're losing that ability.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Chris Mann
Scoop.it!

Maps

Maps | Educationally Interesting | Scoop.it
Chris Mann's insight:

Map projections. 2D representations of a 3D Earth.

 

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Chris Mann
Scoop.it!

What Does It Mean to Be Comfortable?

What Does It Mean to Be Comfortable? | Educationally Interesting | Scoop.it
As the world’s cultures become more homogeneous, so has the definition of comfort.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Chris Mann
Scoop.it!

The Economics Behind the Monopoly Board Game

The Economics Behind the Monopoly Board Game | Educationally Interesting | Scoop.it
Fans on Facebook just changed Monopoly's iron token to a cat. Now 110 years old, what does the board game teach us about economics and capitalism?
Chris Mann's insight:

Historical insight into the evolution of Monopoly, as a board game and in the context of global economics.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Chris Mann
Scoop.it!

For 40 Years, This Russian Family Was Cut Off From All Human Contact, Unaware of WWII

For 40 Years, This Russian Family Was Cut Off From All Human Contact, Unaware of WWII | Educationally Interesting | Scoop.it
Articles from the Smithsonian Institution's award-winning, monthly general interest magazine, plus exclusive Web articles, videos, blogs, photographs and more.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Chris Mann
Scoop.it!

A microcosm of Bulgarians' plight

A microcosm of Bulgarians' plight | Educationally Interesting | Scoop.it
  LOOKING at Kaolinovo’s newly built playground with its red slides and green swings, one might wonder for a moment which western European town this is. But...
Chris Mann's insight:

Global development. The European Union does not work...

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Chris Mann
Scoop.it!

Origami: A Blend of Sculpture and Mathematics

Origami: A Blend of Sculpture and Mathematics | Educationally Interesting | Scoop.it
Artist and MIT professor Erik Demaine makes flat geometric diagrams spring into elegant, three-dimensional origami sculptures
Chris Mann's insight:

When art meets maths. Lovely stuff.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Chris Mann
Scoop.it!

A stirring story

A stirring story | Educationally Interesting | Scoop.it
THE women’s liberation movements of the 1960s and 1970s changed western societies as profoundly as the struggles to abolish slavery and to ensure voting rights for...
Chris Mann's insight:

International Women's Day - 8.3.2013.

more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Chris Mann from Geography Education
Scoop.it!

The Difference between the United Kingdom, Great Britain and England Explained


Via Seth Dixon
more...
chris tobin's comment, March 22, 2013 4:43 PM
Very clarifying information.......narrator really speaks quickly, like he just drank 5 pots of coffee and has to catch a plane or something...The You Tube Video 'Coffee The Greatest Addiction Ever' pops up next to his video
chris tobin's comment, March 22, 2013 4:43 PM
Very clarifying information.......narrator really speaks quickly, like he just drank 5 pots of coffee and has to catch a plane or something...The You Tube Video 'Coffee The Greatest Addiction Ever' pops up next to his video
Al Picozzi's curator insight, October 7, 2013 12:10 AM

A great and entertaining way to explain this part of Europe.  I know I have in the past used the terms England, Great Britain and the United Kingdom to all refer to the same thing. It was also amazing to see that people are the same everywhere in that the people in Wales do not consider themselves British, much the same way the people in Sicily consider themselves Sicilain and not Italian. 

Rescooped by Chris Mann from Geography Education
Scoop.it!

38 Maps You Never Knew You Needed

38 Maps You Never Knew You Needed | Educationally Interesting | Scoop.it

"Some prime examples of fascinating maps." 


Via Seth Dixon
more...
Jordan Macpherson's comment, November 4, 2013 11:50 PM
CRAZY!
Lona Pradeep Parad's curator insight, May 27, 7:46 PM

This shows 38 maps of the world in completely different formats with different map projections and colorings. 

Jake Red Dorman's curator insight, November 13, 11:43 AM

Map number 7 shows what New Yorkers complain about the most in their beloved city. The complaints are split into noise, graffiti and litter. It is no surprise that most New Yorkers complain about noise in Manhattan, well because it is one of the largest cities in the world, of course there is going to be noise. And then looking on the outskirts of the main city in Manhattan there are mostly complaints about litter. The map is mostly blue in most areas. As for graffiti there are a couple pockets spread out which is where I’m assuming most gang activity takes place. Queens, the Bronx, and Brooklyn is where most of the graffiti is located according to this map. I liked this ma because it shows what you’re going to see or hear in certain places in the City area.    

Scooped by Chris Mann
Scoop.it!

3D-TV, Automated Cooking and Robot Housemaids: Walter Cronkite Tours the Home of 2001

3D-TV, Automated Cooking and Robot Housemaids: Walter Cronkite Tours the Home of 2001 | Educationally Interesting | Scoop.it
In 1967, the most trusted man in America investigated the lifestyle of the 21st century
Chris Mann's insight:

The world of today, yesterday...

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Chris Mann
Scoop.it!

Ethiopia dam project is devastating the lives of remote indigenous groups

Ethiopia dam project is devastating the lives of remote indigenous groups | Educationally Interesting | Scoop.it
Pastoralists living in the Omo valley are being forcibly relocated, imprisoned and killed due to plans to build a massive dam that will turn the region into a major centre for commercial farming
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Chris Mann
Scoop.it!

Stolz, Amerikaner zu sein

Stolz, Amerikaner zu sein | Educationally Interesting | Scoop.it
THE debate around immigration in America often touches on language. The fear of nativist Americans is that immigrants do not learn (and maybe do not want to learn)...
Chris Mann's insight:

Historical context of American political situation. Being American without the necessity to speak English.

 

more...
No comment yet.