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Super Teacher Tools - games, classroom management, and more

Super Teacher Tools - games, classroom management, and more | IELTS, ESP and CALL | Scoop.it
Super Teacher Tools has many free classroom review games and classroom management tools, including Flash Jeopardy.

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Children With Autism Have Extra Synapses In Their Brains | IFLScience

Children With Autism Have Extra Synapses In Their Brains | IFLScience | IELTS, ESP and CALL | Scoop.it
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) affects about 1 in 68 children born in the United States. In an effort to find out why, a group of researchers led by David Sulzer at Columbia University Medical Center examined the synapses in the brains of children with autism. They discovered that during childhood, children with autism do not undergo regular synaptic pruning, resulting in having an excess. This also identified a potential conversion of genetic targets that could be used to create a new treatment for ASD.
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I Can't Believe What Some People Used To Do With Babies. This Is Crazy To See.

I Can't Believe What Some People Used To Do With Babies. This Is Crazy To See. | IELTS, ESP and CALL | Scoop.it
Here is the evolution of baby strollers from even before when the idea was patented.
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50 years of the computer language BASIC - O Say Can You See?

50 years of the computer language BASIC - O Say Can You See? | IELTS, ESP and CALL | Scoop.it
Fifty years ago, mathematicians John Kemeny and Thomas Kurtz of Dartmouth College in New Hampshire introduced BASIC, a new language for programming computers. The name stands for Beginner's All-purpose Symbolic Instruction Code.
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25 Of The Most Creative Sculptures And Statues From Around The World

25 Of The Most Creative Sculptures And Statues From Around The World | IELTS, ESP and CALL | Scoop.it
Every city that you visit has its own unique sculptures and statues, but some really make you look twice—and then…
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Imagine If Every School Played *This* Video Before Class

Imagine If Every School Played *This* Video Before Class | IELTS, ESP and CALL | Scoop.it
Things that matter. Pass 'em on.
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Orangutan | Species | WWF

The name orangutan means
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The EU Explained (Outragiously funny) - YouTube

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Coca-Cola's Five Darkest Secrets

Coca-Cola's Five Darkest Secrets | IELTS, ESP and CALL | Scoop.it
Here are five things about Coke that will make you seriously reconsider drinking it ever again.
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The Most Powerful Ways to Start a Presentation

The science is clear: People make decisions on the basis of first impressions. As speakers, we need to take advantage of that.
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My wish: Protect our oceans

My wish: Protect our oceans | IELTS, ESP and CALL | Scoop.it
Legendary ocean researcher Sylvia Earle shares astonishing images of the ocean -- and shocking stats about its rapid decline -- as she makes her TED Prize wish: that we will join her in protecting the vital blue heart of the planet.
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Sick cities: how pandemics spread – video

Sick cities: how pandemics spread – video | IELTS, ESP and CALL | Scoop.it
Physicist Dirk Brockmann's idea is that in an interconnected world, it is airport connections that represent the fastest way for diseases to spread
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Each of These Illustrated Letters Depicts a Breakthrough Invention | Design | WIRED

Each of These Illustrated Letters Depicts a Breakthrough Invention | Design | WIRED | IELTS, ESP and CALL | Scoop.it
A design student in New Delhi pays homage to the beauty of the scientific diagram
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Micro fungi of Australia - in pictures

Micro fungi of Australia - in pictures | IELTS, ESP and CALL | Scoop.it
Photographer Stephen Axford forages for fungi in the forests of New South Wales in Australia. He doesn't harvest them, he captures their beauty on camera
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30 Unusual Scholarships

30 Unusual Scholarships | IELTS, ESP and CALL | Scoop.it
If you have the right characteristic, last name, or niche interest, you could cash in.
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Coral reefs can communicate with fish, and many of them are crying for help

Coral reefs can communicate with fish, and many of them are crying for help | IELTS, ESP and CALL | Scoop.it
With corals in trouble around the world, researchers are examining the role of smell in telling fish to come to a healthy reef or stay away. That may help scientists find ways to manipulate the smells to help damaged reefs recover.
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Tour de Turtles | Saving Sea Turtles is a Marathon, Not a Sprint

Tour de Turtles | Saving Sea Turtles is a Marathon, Not a Sprint | IELTS, ESP and CALL | Scoop.it
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20 Gentle Quotations from Mister Rogers

20 Gentle Quotations from Mister Rogers | IELTS, ESP and CALL | Scoop.it
In times of tragedy, we look to teachers for guidance and hope. I can think of no better teacher than Fred McFeely Rogers, better known to us as Mister Rogers--our friendly neighbor--for his gentle wisdom on children, humility, grief, and the specialness of every person. Many of these quotations are collected in the posthumous volume The World According to Mister Rogers, though they come from various sources, including his many television appearances.1. On Heroes Without Capes"When I was very
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Video Shows How Stunningly Beautiful Machu Picchu is in Beautiful 4K Detail

Video Shows How Stunningly Beautiful Machu Picchu is in Beautiful 4K Detail | IELTS, ESP and CALL | Scoop.it
You can probably walk every inch of the Earth and not find a place that's as mysteriously majestic as Machu…
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The Ecocity Visions of Richard Register. Or: How to Retrofit Your Downtown for True Sustainability

The Ecocity Visions of Richard Register. Or: How to Retrofit Your Downtown for True Sustainability | IELTS, ESP and CALL | Scoop.it
For those of you who are curious exactly how Richard Register's ideas would work in practice, here's what it could look like if Americans ever decided to retrofit their downtowns for true...
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The Mystery Behind Marc Giai-Miniet’s Cinematic Dioramas

The Mystery Behind Marc Giai-Miniet’s Cinematic Dioramas | IELTS, ESP and CALL | Scoop.it
French artist Marc Giai-Miniet has been creating for over 50 years, and over that time has accumulated a variety of titles from hobbyist, painter, printmaker, draftsman, and a "pipe puller" of ...
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Soon Censored? Korean Scientists Successfully Kill Cancer with Magnets

Soon Censored? Korean Scientists Successfully Kill Cancer with Magnets | IELTS, ESP and CALL | Scoop.it
In South Korea, scientists used a magnetic field to get cancer cells to actually self-destruct. The body removes old, defective,…
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Sesame Street Made A Clip For Kids Who Have A Parent In Prison. It’ll Break Your Heart.

Sesame Street Made A Clip For Kids Who Have A Parent In Prison. It’ll Break Your Heart. | IELTS, ESP and CALL | Scoop.it
I know it’s animation, and I know it’s about a hard subject. Still, it breaks my heart.
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39 Jaw-Dropping Vintage Nasa Photographs

39 Jaw-Dropping Vintage Nasa Photographs | IELTS, ESP and CALL | Scoop.it
The exhibition "For All Mankind: Vintage NASA Photographs 1964–1983" is on in London now.
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14 World-Changing Data Visualizations, From the Last 4 Centuries | Science | WIRED

14 World-Changing Data Visualizations, From the Last 4 Centuries | Science | WIRED | IELTS, ESP and CALL | Scoop.it
Science may be difficult, but it definitely doesn’t have to be ugly. These images, from a new exhibit at the British Library, show how beautiful scientific data can be.
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From weeping warts to leprosy: the gruesome art of medical illustration

From weeping warts to leprosy: the gruesome art of medical illustration | IELTS, ESP and CALL | Scoop.it
Before photography, doctors treating everything from leprosy to syphilis turned to an astonishing array of illustrations for guidance. Will Self finds a grotesque beauty in a new collection chronicling people and their poxes
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