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Normalizing Struggle

There’s an excellent, recent idea on KQED.com about teaching our students that failures and the struggle to succeed are helpful for our students and may help their intelligence grow (See also this… 560 more words

General Reflections On Teaching

The JOY in learning; there is joy at Seven Hills!

My favorite line from this post on KQED: Finland leads the world in its scores on international tests, and the country has become an educational model for many in the U.S. 21 more words

Childhood Development

From KQED via UC Santa Cruz: "What Would Really Happen If a Tsunami Hit San Francisco?"

UC Santa Cruz

August 5, 2015
Johanna Varner, KQED Science

As part of our series Bay Curious, we’re answering questions from KQED listeners and readers. This question comes from Steven Horowitz, who wanted to know: 1,092 more words

Applied Research & Technology

Can A Thousand Tiny Swarming Robots Outsmart Nature? | Deep...

Can A Thousand Tiny Swarming Robots Outsmart Nature? | Deep Look

by kqedscience:

First the GIFs, now the video!

How does a group of animals – or cells, for that matter – work together when no one’s in charge?

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These ‘Resurrection Plants’ Spring Back to Life in Seconds |...

These ‘Resurrection Plants’ Spring Back to Life in Seconds | Deep Look

by kqedscience:

Rain falls and within seconds dried-up moss that’s been virtually dead for decades unfurls in an explosion of green.

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Objectify

The word #object has come up a few times in the last week or so.  First I heard about composing with things…and started thinking about how “things”…particularly photographs help me with my writing.   318 more words

Photography

Where are the ants carrying all those leaves? by...

Where are the ants carrying all those leaves?

by kqedscience:

Humans have been farming for around 12,000 years. Ants have been doing it for 60 million.

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