Money doesn’t come easy, and unfortunately, neither does understanding it. Whether it’s a past-due bill or a mountain of student-loan debt, most of us have to contend with financial issues on a daily basis. And our savings rates are looking pretty dismal. At the end of last year, the personal […]

Bees are vital to the world’s food supply. To educate schoolchildren about the importance of honeybees, the Sweet Virginia Foundation is using a combination of classroom instruction and hands-on experience. The kids get up close and personal with the insects, donning beekeeper suits and actually interacting with a buzzing hive. Watch Video:

Kids Learn Why Bees Are Awesome

TEACHING CAREER BASICS Teachers and professors have a wide variety of responsibilities, including developing classroom curricula, teaching courses, proctoring exams and helping guide students toward academic success. Although all teachers have the same basic work functions, their jobs may vary significantly depending on their classroom placement and specialty. Teachers can […]

Helpful information for people considering teaching school as a career.

For 50 years, Gadsden State Community College has been a leader in nursing education in northeast Alabama. During this time, the College has seen a lot of changes – cutting-edge technology; a competitive program; an increase in student applications; and a rise in the number of faculty required to teach […]

Retired instructors reflect on changes in nursing education

In elementary schools throughout Miami-Dade County, students snack on cranberry hibiscus during class and eat lemongrass-infused rice in the cafeteria. They help grow the fresh fruits and vegetables themselves in on-campus gardens. School staff incorporate the crops into lunch menus and send them home with the kids in “harvest bags.” […]

An intriguing way that science is being taught to elementary ...

The spectacular total solar eclipse that swept the United States dominated headlines as it delighted scientists and the public alike in August 2017 (the above image of the Moon transiting across the Sun was taken by NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory spacecraft in the extreme ultraviolet spectrum). The year also brought innovations in spaceflight and surprising insights into species […]

A fascinating article detailing the best scientific pictures of 2017.

Education is meant to enrich students, and part of that experience is ensuring that they learn in a quality environment. This year’s shortlist for the World Architecture Festival, held over three days in November in Berlin, Germany, include feats of educational design from the US, France, Vietnam, India, and everywhere in […]

16 of the most beautiful schools in the world

Permanent markers aren’t so permanent after all, scientists now report. All you need to peel the ink from glass is water. Oh, and you also need a whole lot of patience! When glass marked with permanent ink is slowly dipped into water, the writing lifts off the glass. It then […]

You can peel permanent marker, intact, off of glass

The wildfires in Northern California cut across a wide swath of the state — including dozens of school districts, hundreds of schools and hundreds of thousands of students. At one point, classes were canceled for 260,000 students in 600 schools. And while schools are slowly coming back on line, there remain […]

How the California wildfires have affected 250,000 students.

A baby lamb is separated from its family. Somehow, in vast herds of sheep that look virtually identical, the lost youngling locates its kin. Salmon swim out to the vast expanses of the sea and migrate back home to their precise spawning grounds with bewildering accuracy. Scientists have long known […]

A fascinating article about human and animal social preference and ...