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Go Behind the Scenes on Real Hollywood Film Sets From the Age of Hail, Caesar! LIFE Valentine’s Day Print Sale: Own an Iconic Photograph From the Archives See Photos of Skiing’s Early Days as a Popular American Pastime By TIME Staff | Feb. 2, 2016 By Eliza Berman | Jan. 28, 2016 This Is What The Bachelor Might Have Looked Like 50 Years Ago By Eliza Berman | Jan. 26, 2016 Celebrated Photographer David Douglas Duncan Turns 100 By Liz Ronk | Olivier Laurent | Jan. 23, 2016 See Vivid Vintage Photos of California Gold Rush Territory By Eliza Berman | Jan. 22, 2016 Celebrate National Hugging Day With History’s Most Enthusiastic Huggers By Eliza Berman | Jan. 21, 2016 Super Bowl I: Behind the Scenes in the Kansas City Chiefs’ Locker Room By Eliza Berman | Jan. 15, 2016 12 Powerful Photos of Martin Luther King Jr. See 12 of the Greatest Photos of Muhammad Ali By Eliza Berman | Jan. 14, 2016 Your browser is out of date. x

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Summer Reading for Teachers (Slideshow) slideshows MORE Looking for a great book to read at the beach or for several to recommend to your summer book club? Check out this slideshow of fiction and non-fiction books. Vision: Now Is the Time for Creative, Courageous, Nonviolent Action March 7, 2011 | Like this article? Join our email list: Stay up to date with the latest headlines via email. Below is a group letter from Becky Tarbotton (Director, Rainforest Action Network), Phil Radford (Director, Greenpeace USA), and Bill McKibben (Founder, 350.org).

Botany Photo of the Day Taisha wrote today's entry. We were both challenged to find the bona fide botanical name for this taxon, and had to give up (no results in the USPTO database, for one), so we left it as a black-fruited selection (read more below). Taisha writes: The past two days in Vancouver have been quite warm and enjoyably sunny--prompting many to get out into the garden. Some have begun planting seeds indoors or in greenhouses, and it won't be long until we can directly seed outdoors. Today, we have a photo of some caryopses of Zea mays.

What is PBL? Project Based Learning is a teaching method in which students gain knowledge and skills by working for an extended period of time to investigate and respond to an authentic, engaging and complex question, problem, or challenge. In Gold Standard PBL, projects are focused on student learning goals and include Essential Project Design Elements: Key Knowledge, Understanding, and Success Skills - The project is focused on student learning goals, including standards-based content and skills such as critical thinking/problem solving, communication, collaboration, and self-management.

Innovation In Libraries Can Lead To Innovation In Schools Innovation In Libraries Can Lead To Innovation In Schools by Terry Heick Libraries are brilliant because books are brilliant. So how we organize those books is no small matter—and deserves additional scrutiny as technology changes things. Let’s, then, look at this idea first as a matter of symbolism, then function: What books are, and how that suggests we think about them. 12 Brain Rules Buy Brain Rules Also by Pear Press The Brain Rules, illustrated Explore each rule through illustrations, charts and video. Astronomy Picture of the Day Discover the cosmos! Each day a different image or photograph of our fascinating universe is featured, along with a brief explanation written by a professional astronomer. 2016 April 15 Mercury and Crescent Moon Set Image Credit & Copyright: Miguel Claro (TWAN, Dark Sky Alqueva)

10 features of Google Docs you should be using Google Docs is packed with powerful tools. Here are 10 that will help you get more out of Google's free word-processing app. 1. Talk instead of type For times when you'd rather use your voice than your fingertips to type, give Google Docs' voice typing tool a try. From the top of an open document, go to Tools > Voice typing.

July 2015: HOTS for Bloom’s, part 1 Creating activities that enhance student higher-order thinking skills is important. It requires some thought about ways to develop critical thinkers in the classroom as well as using mobile tools and apps to help students learn how to think. There are may definitions and explanations of “critical thinking” — a term which began to be used in the mid twentieth century. I feel this overview of a well-cultivated critical thinker created by Paul and Elder sums it up nicely. A well-cultivated critical thinker… raises vital questions and problems, formulating them clearly and preciselygathers and assesses relevant information, using abstract ideas to interpret itcomes to well-reasoned conclusions and solutions, testing them against relevant criteriathinks open-mindedly within alternative systems of thought, assessing their preconceived assumptionscommunicates effectively with others in figuring out solutions to complex problems

How to password protect & encrypt a USB flash drive for Macs Posted by Ant on December 17th, 2009 | 41 Comments We all carry around USB flash drives in our pockets or on our keychains. What if it got lost or stolen and somebody suddenly had access to all of your personal files? Password protect your flash drive to avoid taking that chance. Here’s why the Mars Curiosity camera is so outdated When we first saw pictures from NASA’s Curosity mission to Mars, many of us asked, “That’s it?” Yes, the images weren’t as detailed as we wanted, but they were from another planet, so we happily gobbled them up. But why does the Mars rover feature paltry 2-megapixel sensors on its main imaging cameras? The decision stems from planning of the rover’s systems back in 2004, Malin Space Science Systems project manager Mike Ravine told Digital Photography Review. The planning team selected the 2-megapixel sensor on Curiosity for several reasons. First, it had to produce a reasonable amount of data for transmission back to Earth via a UHF transmitter.

50 Little-Known Ways Google Docs Can Help In Education 5 Ways To Be A Better Public Speaker 7.16K Views 0 Likes If you've been asked to speak at a conference or host a seminar, you may be shaking in your boots. Announcement Regarding the Nikon D600 Digital SLR Camera March 28, 2014 With regard to the issue with which multiple granular dust spots are reflected in images captured with the D600 digital SLR camera, Nikon sincerely apologizes for any concern and inconvenience suffered by D600 users, retailers, and all concerned. Because Nikon takes this matter very seriously, we will continue to offer users of the D600 a special service with which cameras are inspected, cleaned, and if necessary, shutter and related parts are replaced free of charge, even after the product warranty has expired. However, if a number of multiple granular dust spots are still noticeable in images captured with a D600 upon which the above service has been performed several times, Nikon will replace it with a new D600 or an equivalent model.

The Ultimate Guide to Books for Reluctant Readers Ages 14 to 15 Back in May we posted about books for reluctant readers ages twelve and thirteen, and today we bring you a list of over seventy books for reluctant readers ages fourteen and fifteen. As kids get into their teen years, it might be harder to pry them away from their devices and get them interested in good old fashioned books. I remember visiting a K-12 school library once and seeing shelves full of picture books and chapter books, but only a handful of books for teens. When I asked the school administrator about this, she told me that when kids became teens they lost interest in reading so they stopped stocking books for them.

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