Category: Articles

How the Robot Masters will Identify You After the Machine Uprising

I’ve had a Facebook account for less than two years. Facebook is one of those things (like skinny jeans and boat shoes) that became really big while I was deployed to Iraq. When I came back, reintegration to society was tricky enough without broadcasting my efforts to the world at large ─ which is why …

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Miniature images of the planets of the solar system are arranged across a length of toilet paper.

That’s Why It’s Called “Space”: Teaching Abstract Concepts About Space, Size, and Time

In the article “10 Scientific Ideas that Scientists Wish You Would Stop Misusing,” Annalee Newitz spotlights a few common scientific misconceptions. To halt the trend, learners need accurate information, in a way they can process it, at a time they’re most open to it. The middle school years are a perfect time to address abstract …

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Interview with Karen Lange, a homeschooling guru, freelance writer, author and mentor

I’ve had the pleasure of talking with Karen Lange, a veteran of the homeschooling community, about her new book Homeschool Co-ops 101. Karen is an amazing woman that, together with her family, has had 16+ years of homeschooling her own children, as well as serving as a support group coordinator and consultant for a New …

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