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Academia Deserves Its Crisis

I was recently invited to be part of a student panel to welcome all new Ph.D. students to the large research university I am currently attending and to share with them my words of “wisdom,” so they can learn more about the upcoming challenges of graduate student life. 1,373 more words

Academia

#gmttc

#gmttc is the official hashtag for the Global Math Task Twitter Challenge.  Classrooms around the world are invited to participate by solving the problems that are tweeted and/or tweeting out their own.   123 more words

Education

Sucked out or sucked in

We often hear stories of swimmers being sucked out to sea by dangerous riptides and of the heroic efforts of lifeguards to save them. In Australia, life savers are volunteers who generously give up their time to help ensure the safety of others. 794 more words

Education

Niabi Zoo kicks off two new learning programs for children

Some kids and parents may be looking forward to the fall and winter breaks from school, but that doesn’t mean learning should end.

The Niabi Zoo has kicked off two new fall educational classes, including opportunities for children to interact with zoo animals. 358 more words

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In The Zone

Every athlete, every professional and every scientist knows the feeling

Those days when things just come together. It is a space slightly above subconscious and slightly below conscious. 637 more words

Don Shaughnessy

Killer Sites for Free Online Education

Killer Sites for Free Online Education
When talks for the education there is no age limit for it. We have seen many search topics on the google but for the education, there will be no limit for the search and it is endless. 8 more words

180 Days: Day 8--I Need an Antacid.

Mondays are always a struggle, but today was more so because my students had a substitute teacher on Friday. I found myself trying to decipher notes from the sub who had only partially followed my plans and students who only partially followed instructions. 448 more words