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The 10 Biggest Breakthroughs in the Science of Learning
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, Learning, Organs, Brain )

- 1998 days ago -
When it comes to human organs, none is quite so mysterious as the brain. For centuries, humans have had numerous misconceptions and misunderstandings about how the organ works, grows, and shapes our ability to learn and develop.
40 Most Awesome IPad Apps for Science Students
Science & Tech  (tags: iPad, apps, science students, education, learning )

- 2408 days ago -
The iPad has found its way into hospitals, retail stores and homes across the nation, but it's also making a big splash in the classroom. With a great selection of apps focused on everything from word processing to keeping in touch with classmates,.......
50 Fantastic Google Spreadsheet Shortcuts for Students
Science & Tech  (tags: Google Spreadsheet, Students, Learning, Data, Email )

- 2451 days ago -
If you're a busy college student, the more ways you have to accomplish things quickly, the better. That's where things like keyboard shortcuts can come in handy,
The 20 Best Toys for Techie Kids
Science & Tech  (tags: Techie Kids, Kids, Toys, children, entertainment, game, learning )

- 2460 days ago -
Kids these days are fascinated by technology. Some tech toys can be a little mindless, but there are many out there that offer and enriching experience for children.
Scientists Discover How to Predict Learning Using Brain Analysis
Science & Tech  (tags: Learning, Brain, science, human )

- 2465 days ago -
An international team of scientists has developed a way to predict how much a person can learn, based on studies at UC Santa Barbara's Brain Imaging Center.
100 Excellent Open Course Links for the Ultimate DIY Geek
Science & Tech  (tags: DIY Geek, Online College Courses, Computer Skills, Learning )

- 2564 days ago -
If you like to create and explore, open courses online are a great way to improve your DIY skills. Whether you're interested in computers, science, art, or other creative subjects, there's something for you to find.
How Music Training Primes Nervous System and Boosts Learning
Science & Tech  (tags: Music, Training, Nervous System, Learning )

- 2738 days ago -
Those ubiquitous wires connecting listeners to you-name-the-sounds from invisible MP3 players -- whether of Bach, Miles Davis or, more likely today, Lady Gaga -- only hint at music's effect on the soul throughout the ages.
10 Funniest Teachers on YouTube
Science & Tech  (tags: Teachers, YouTube, Education, Learning, Video )

- 2799 days ago -
Many educators use the internet video juggernaut as a means of supplementing their high school or college lectures, while others end up on there thanks to a little ninja camera action courtesy of their cheeky students.
NASA Shows First Images From Solar Observatory
Science & Tech  (tags: images, learning, predict, solar )

- 2828 days ago -
NASA has unveiled the first images from a new satellite designed to predict disruptive solar storms, and scientists say they're already learning new things.
100 Coolest Science Experiments on YouTube
Science & Tech  (tags: YouTube, Video, Science, Science Experiments, Student, Learning )

- 2915 days ago -
Take advantage of YouTube services as a portal to share their knowledge and educate viewers. While few of the scientific offerings formally follow the scientific method or test an explicitly stated hypothesis,
100 Essential Web 2.0 Tools for Teachers
Science & Tech  (tags: Education, Teachers, Web, Tools, Learning )

- 3060 days ago -
There are new web 2.0 tools appearing every day. We have created a list of 100 tools we think will encourage interactivity and engagement, motivate and empower your students, and create differentiation in their learning process.
Top 10 Best Female Science Bloggers
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, Women, Blogger, Learning )

- 3073 days ago -
These scientific lady bloggers keep it cool and show that science is not just for geeky guys with pocket protectors. Readers will get a fresh perspective on science straight from an intelligent female mind, and maybe a science lesson or two.
Changes in Gray Matter Induced By Learning--Revisited
Science & Tech  (tags: Neuroscience, brain, plasticity, gray matter, change, cortex, learning )

- 3465 days ago -
While traditional research has focussed on functional forms of neuroplasticity, current theoretically based concepts suggest that structural cortical plasticity in adult brains plays a crucial role in adaptation to environmental changes and disease.
50 Tips and Tricks to Create a Learning Space in Second Life
Science & Tech  (tags: Second Life, Education, Learning, Teachers, Employers )

- 3521 days ago -
The educational possibilities through Second Life allow teachers and employers to reach out to students beyond their traditional classrooms and school districts. Check out the list below.
NY School Opens Lab for Serious Games
Science & Tech  (tags: video games, schools, students, research, social issues, Microsoft, software, education, learning, socially conscious games )

- 3689 days ago -
NEW YORK - A new research lab at the prestigious Parsons design school aims to develop video games with a conscience -- called "serious games" -- and study whether playing them can be a force for social good.

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