Ever since the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) went online in 2008, physicists have been conducting experiments, hoping to finally prove or disprove the existence of The God Particle, otherwise known as the Higgs Boson.
Did you know that only 25 percent of classes are taught by excellent teachers? We need to find ways to leverage great teachers and extend their talents to more students through the use of technology, new classroom models, and more.
Listening to music while you work might be the best thing since casual Fridays. The proper tunage can help you get motivated, stay productive, and stimulate your creative juices. And it’s just what the doctor ordered when it comes to de-stressing so you can move on to the next task without blowing a gasket.
Beyond "Powers of ten". This animation was created by a 14-year-old, Cary Huang, and his twin brother, Michael, who worked on it for a year and a half as a fun project…that’s right, it was not a school assignment but an interest sparked from a seventh grade teacher showing a video of the size of cells.
"The process described is universally relevant; based on the premise that any problem, dream, or aspiration, no matter its size or degree of complexity, can benefit from the same logical and orderly ‘systematic’ process employed to solve world-level problems.”
The precarious decline in children' s participation in mathematics can only be reversed by tackling a complex mix of factors, including positive and negative attitudes of a student' s parents, peers and teachers.
It’s safe to say that few things are more important to social and economic development than the education of the next generation. We examine how global education has progressed over the last few decades, delving into how participation in all levels of schooling has changed, how women compare to men and how the US education system stacks up against its international counterparts.
“El aprendizaje mediante proyectos es una metodología didáctica que propone el aprendizaje de contenidos y desarrollo de destrezas mediante proyectos diseñados para conseguir unos objetivos con una serie de tareas a realizar generalmente en colaboración. En lugar de un modelo de práctica de aula centrada en lecciones impartidas de forma aislada por el profesor, se proponen actividades de aprendizaje de más largo plazo, centradas en los intereses y necesidades de aprendizaje del estudiante y que integran problemas, prácticas y experiencias relacionadas con el mundo real.”
The nation's first online community designed exclusively to foster achievement in science, technology, engineering and math through the collaboration of STEM educators and the sharing of best practices.
Professor Marcus du Sautoy argues that mathematics is the driving force behind modern science. Ten fifteen minute podcasts that reveal the personalities behind the calculations from Newton to the present day.
Myoats is a community where people create designs using an online drawing application. These designs can be rated, downloaded, and archived. The Most Liked designs are rewarded by being featured on the home page.