NOVA Education Why Did NASA Kill Cassini? On September 15, 2017 NASA destroyed Cassini—on purpose. Why kill a multibillion-dollar spacecraft? Sep 20, 2017 Death Dive to Saturn Follow Cassini's final days as it skims the cloud tops before plunging into the planet. Commentary: Unsolicited and Unwelcome, Climate Denial Comes to Schools In mid-March of 2017, I saw the first indications of trouble. From Education Blog | Sep 19, 2017 Cassini's Search For Life Is there life beyond Earth? Sep 15, 2017 Amazing Discoveries from Cassini Relive Cassini's greatest hits from its 13 years studying Saturn. Saying Goodbye to Cassini Cassini, a brave explorer that was dispatched to study a distant ringed world, has died. What Saturn Can Tell Us About Earth—and Beyond After Friday’s crash landing into Saturn, NASA scientists are reflecting on the lessons Cassini has imparted.
An Ethical Island | How to Teach Without a Lecture and other fun Blogs Think. Learn. Innovate. | Getting Smart My 10 Favorite Education Infographics Of 2012 (So Far) We live in a world of quick consumption, bite-size morsels of information, and visualizations of just about everything. All of this has become boiled down into the uber-popular infographic. They pop up from time to time on Edudemic and I often have a tough time determining if I should actually run versus another. I’ve been saving up all of my favorite infographics for a post just like this one. I picked each infographic based on the topic, breadth of information, and overall worth. The phrase ‘sum is greater than its parts’ comes to mind as each of these 10 infographics is useful in its own right… but altogether they’re downright overwhelmingly helpful. The Public Thinks Laptops Shouldn’t Be Allowed in Class Until High School Technology has become an integral part of life in most parts of America, but some people are still concerned about how we introduce it to young people. The Internet: A Decade Later The growth of the internet in the last 10 years is staggering. Our Future Demands STEM
the free encyclopedia Watch PBS Online | PBS Video 36 Things Every 21st Century Teacher Should Be Able To Do What should every teacher in the 21st century know and be able to do? That’s an interesting question. After just now seeing this excellent post on educatorstechnology.com, I thought I’d contribute to the conversation. I added the twist of ranking them from least complex to most complex, so novices can start at the bottom, and you veterans out there can skip right to 36. 36 Things Every 21st Century Teacher Should Be Able To Do 1. Whether you choose a text message, email, social media message, Skype session, or a Google+ Hangouts depends on who you need to communicate with and why—purpose and audience. 2. Email won’t always work. 3. Hit the Print Screen button near your number pad on a keyboard on Windows. 4. Know what it means to be Rick Roll’d, the difference between a fail and an epic fail, why Steve is a scumbag, and who sad Keannu is. 5. Not everyone loves technology. An RT as an olive branch. 6. 7. Tone is lost when you type. 8. This is dead-simple, but you never know. 9. 10. 11. 12.