Tucked into one of Columbia University’s bioengineering labs, 25 high school students are vigilantly poring over salad spinners, pipe cleaners, circuit boards, and solar panels. They are trying to build solutions to some of the many problems plaguing under-resourced communities around the world, such as lack of lighting, contaminated water, and even dangerous childbirth. 1,639 more words
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Laura Stelsel is director of marketing & communications at Kappa Delta Pi.
Mandy Jayne Stanley, 2014 graduate and current fourth grade teacher at Charles A. Brown Elementary School in Birmingham, Ala., is the 2014 recipient of the Kappa Delta Pi (KDP)/Association of Teacher Educators (ATE) National Student Teacher of the Year Award. 153 more words
What can’t be done with Legos? I wish I had recognized the potential of this versatile toy when I was a kid! Legos appear quite a bit on this blog because I am regularly astonished by how creative people can be with them, and certainly… 101 more words
Newton, Xiaoxia A, et al. “Value-added Modeling of Teacher Effectiveness: Exploration of Stability across Models and Contexts.” Educational Policy Analysis Archives, 18 (23). 2010. Print. 915 more words
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The American Academy of Pediatrics recognizes insufficient sleep in adolescents as an important public health issue that significantly affects the health and safety, as well as the academic success, of our nation’s middle and high school students.