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Americans Grade Math as the Most Valuable School Subject

Americans are most likely to mention math when asked which school subject has been most valuable in their lives. English or literature is second, followed by science and history.
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A Liberal Decalogue: Bertrand Russell’s Ten Commandments of Teaching

A Liberal Decalogue: Bertrand Russell’s Ten Commandments of Teaching | Math | Scoop.it
"Do not fear to be eccentric in opinion, for every opinion now accepted was once eccentric."

British philosopher, mathematician, historia
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How to Easily Make a Matchbox Rocket Launcher

How to Easily Make a Matchbox Rocket Launcher | Math | Scoop.it
Houston, we have a matchbox. - How to Make a Matchbox Rocket Launching Kit #diy, #technology life hacks, #do it yourself, #space launches, #...
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7 ways games reward the brain

7 ways games reward the brain | Math | Scoop.it
We're bringing gameplay into more aspects of our lives, spending countless hours -- and real money -- exploring virtual worlds for imaginary treasures. Why? As Tom Chatfield shows, games are perfectly tuned to dole out rewards that engage the brain and keep us questing for more.
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Turn your mobile into a microscope using wood and a laser pointer

Turn your mobile into a microscope using wood and a laser pointer | Math | Scoop.it
The home-made microscope was created for under $10 by a DIY fan in Iowa, who says it is powerful enough to take photos of the nuclei of plant cells.
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The Problem with Math Is English - YouTube

In this webinar, you will hear about several major concepts introduced in the book, The Problem with Math is English, further explained by the author, Concep...
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Inside the brain of a struggling reader

Inside the brain of a struggling reader | Math | Scoop.it
While home environment, access to books, and social and economic factors all play a part in children’s literacy development, brain differences also play a crucial role.


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Seven things teachers are sick of hearing from school reformers

Seven things teachers are sick of hearing from school reformers | Math | Scoop.it
'Don’t tell us that you know more about good instruction than we do." And six other things.
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The secret structure of great talks

The secret structure of great talks | Math | Scoop.it
From the "I have a dream" speech to Steve Jobs’ iPhone launch, all great presentations have a common architecture. In this talk, Nancy Duarte draws lessons on how to make a powerful call-to-action.

(Filmed at TEDxEast.)
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Introducing Swivl for Classroom Observation

Introducing Swivl for Classroom Observation | Math | Scoop.it
Swivl simplifies classroom observation through video, enabling lecture capture, classroom assessment and much more. Request a free demo today!
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The Best Simple Tools to Create Infographics for Your Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

The Best Simple Tools to Create Infographics for Your Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Math | Scoop.it
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Houghton Mifflin Math Expressions: Grade 2—Teaching Tools—Visual Support

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Researchers Find That Frequent Tests Can Boost Learning

Researchers Find That Frequent Tests Can Boost Learning | Math | Scoop.it
Too often school assessments heighten anxiety and hinder learning. New research shows how to reverse the trend
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Seoul Travel Guide - Airbnb Neighborhoods

Seoul Travel Guide - Airbnb Neighborhoods | Math | Scoop.it
Palatial relics and fervent pop culture collide in Seoul, a dizzyingly evolving city that dares you to keep up.
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'I'm Not A Math Person' Is No Longer A Valid Excuse

'I'm Not A Math Person' Is No Longer A Valid Excuse | Math | Scoop.it
A study found that natural ability and IQ are less important than good study habits and hard work when it comes to Americans' math ability.
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Here's How Little Math Americans Actually Use at Work

Here's How Little Math Americans Actually Use at Work | Math | Scoop.it
Less than a quarter of employees do any calculations more complicated than basic fractions, and blue-collar workers generally do more advanced math than their white-collar friends.
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$10 Smartphone to digital microscope conversion!

$10 Smartphone to digital microscope conversion! | Math | Scoop.it
The world is an interesting place, but it's fascinating up close.  Through the lens of a microscope you can find details that you would otherwise nev...
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Excellent Templates to Use with Newsletters, PowerPoint, and Word Documents ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Excellent Templates to Use with Newsletters, PowerPoint, and Word Documents ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Math | Scoop.it
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#MysterySkype

#MysterySkype | Math | Scoop.it
The global guessing game that gets kids learning with Skype. Sign up to join our new Mystery Skype community.
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Differentiating with Learning Menus

Differentiating with Learning Menus | Math | Scoop.it
Get a look at one way to teach using differentiating instruction. Here Ms. Vagenas uses a learning menu to help middle schoolers learn about social studies. This differentiating instruction idea can be used to teach a variety of topics and subjects.
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One Minute to Midnight - David Suzuki on limits to growth & overconsumption. - YouTube

Dr. Suzuki explains how exponential growth ends disastrously. Human's have destroyed much of our ecosystems in just the last 100 years which is equivalent to...
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Three Awesome Games That Help Kids Make Games

Three Awesome Games That Help Kids Make Games | Math | Scoop.it
Summer break presents the perfect opportunity for students to dig into games and build skills that'll reap huge rewards when they return in the fall. Game making can be one of the best ways to get students thinking creatively while cultivating useful technical literacies, and there's a ton of absorbing tools that students won't tire of over the long break. Here are three options to choose from depending on the type of technology students have at home.
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▶ Common Core Makes a Cameo on "Jeopardy!" - YouTube

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