"In ‘The Pangaea Pop-up’ Lesson, animator Biljana Labovic decided the best way to illustrate moving, shifting tectonic plates was to use a physical object that could also move and shift. Here, Labovic explains how she and her team of animators created a pop-up book to visualize Pangaea -- and how you can make your own."
New Fellowship Prepares People of Color for Coding Careers ColorLines magazine The fellowship is a direct response to the lack of diversity in the tech field, and it also tries to address a root cause of these disparities: access to computer...
As painter Chuck Close said, “I always thought that inspiration is for amateurs. The rest of us just show up and get to work.” Understanding how to jumpstart your creativity and get it flowing is crucial to enduring through trying days.
With so much pressure on schools to improve test scores, music and the arts sometimes fall off the list of priorities. That's led advocates for music education to point out its benefits in the classroom.
Nik Parks is the co-founder of LaunchingCreative.com and host of the Launching Creative Podcast. He's an entrepreneur, blogger, and social media strategist in NYC. You can reach him on Twitter at @Nik_Parks.
Michael Mulgrew is hardcore about Common Core. The fiery teachers union president delivered a passionate defense of the educational standards during the American Federation of Teachers national convention last month.
What would you like to learn today? New Courses. Audacity. by Jeffrey Bradbury 3 Lessons in Audacity Free! Your mission, should you chose to accept it, is to use this course and master the basic skills for using Audacity.
Using Legos in the classroom is not a new concept at all. There are so many different classroom applications for the popular brightly colored bricks, and despite the myriad of uses, the go-to task for Legos is most often math.
Children naturally love to play and explore and use their imaginations -- but as adults, we often get so sucked into work and the demands of daily life that hobbies and creative outlets completely fall by the wayside.
As Kids+Creativity enters its fourth year, it's "a machine that's really churning now," in "a city focused on education like no other." (RT @billpeduto: Kids Creativity poised for more powerful impact here, internationally
WBAL Baltimore Orientation gets new teachers prepped for classroom WBAL Baltimore ... include the new one-card system, which is an access ID card. All teachers will get them, and eventually all students will, too.
Supermoon is one of the most interesting phenomena in which moon appears to be 14% larger and 30% brighter than the minimoon. I am particularly interested in Su (RT @fspace314: How to calculate when will Supermoon occur?