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Have You Flipped Your Classroom Yet?

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In January, CBS News produced a feature story on the flipped classroom, thrusting the model even further into mainstream discussions of education. Accompanied by glowing reviews from a high school physical science teacher and his students, the … [Continue reading]

Solving Real-World Problems: National Engineers Week, February 16-22

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When small children hear the word “engineer,” they may picture someone driving a locomotive. National Engineers Week, which runs from February 16-22, is an opportunity to show them another meaning of the word. Engineers use math and science to … [Continue reading]

Crystal Clear: Celebrating the International Year of Crystallography

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What do diamonds, ice, sand, and table salt have in common? Like most solids, they have crystalline structures: they are made up of atoms or molecules arranged in a regular, repeating order. A century ago, scientists developed a technique called … [Continue reading]

A Teachable Moment: Returning Sacred Artifacts to Their Owners

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Annenberg Foundation trustee Gregory Annenberg Weingarten has purchased sacred artifacts to return them to their Native American owners. Twenty-one of these items will be returned to the Hopi Nation in Arizona, and three artifacts belonging to the … [Continue reading]