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Friday Assorted Links

1. A Teacher’s Struggle With Student Anxiety.

“Anxiety has become the most significant obstacle to learning among my adolescent students. In a teaching career spanning more than 30 years, I have watched as it has usurped attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, which itself displaced “dyslexia,” as the diagnosis I encounter most often among struggling students.

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Education

Scientists just discovered the first brainless animal that sleeps

​Snoozing jellyfish have confirmed that a brain is not necessary for sleep. Scientists made the discovery after observing a primitive jellyfish called Cassiopea that lives upside down on the sea floor and lacks any kind of central nervous system. 139 more words

News

Jenny Smallwood: From Jellies to Worms, September 21, 2017

NOAA Teacher at Sea

Jenny Smallwood

Aboard NOAA Ship Oscar Dyson

September 4 – 17, 2017

Mission: Juvenile Pollock Survey
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NOAA Teacher At Sea

How Three Friends Proved That Jellyfish Can Sleep

What started as a midnight excursion of curious graduate students turned into a study with implications for basic questions about sleep.

Published: September 21, 2017 at 05:30AM… 70 more words

NYT

Sensory jellyfish activity

Asalamualaykum ladies,

I saw this cute little activity on the WhatsUpMoms channel on YouTube and after a busy day of quite a lot of formal homeschooling I decided that the kids needed to do something fun! 137 more words

Age 5-6

OLDEST MASS ANIMAL STANDING REVEALED IN DEATH VALLEY FOSSILS

How apt. In Death Valley, a region extraordinarily hostile to animal life today lie fossils of the oldest mass death so far discovered.

On a rocky surface covering about one square metre, and in loose rocks nearby that were once part of the surface,  165 more words

Science Technology

Perhentian islands part two and the island of Penang

During the second half of our week in the Perhentian islands we met up with Paige’s friend Steff and her friend Fran, who it turned out knew alot of my weird mates from school! 1,114 more words