Your brain on culture The burgeoning field of cultural neuroscience is finding that culture influences brain development, and perhaps vice versa. When an American thinks about whether he is honest, his brain activity looks very different than when he thinks more »
Ariel Braunstein knows a little something about video. He cofound Pure Digital, maker of the popular Flip video camera, which landed in the hands of millions of consumers. This time his goal is providing software to help teachers produce effective more »
There is no Common Core for Science. The new standards will be called The Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). Same same but different!
COS MESA Community College student selected for NASA program College of the Sequoias freshman Isis Frausto-Vicencio of Exeter and Dr. Robert Urtecho, dean of math, science and engineering, appeared today on KSEE (NBC) 24′s ‘Central Valley Today.’ 3/22/12, College of more »
Educators in Brazil have embarked on a liberal-arts curriculum that includes language, mathematics and statistics, humanities and the arts, the natural sciences, and the biological and health sciences as an experiment for recruitment and meeting the educational needs of an extemely diverse student population. They posit that disadvantaged more »
This Saturday March 24th 2012, MESA students in Vancouver will showcase their efforts in design engineering during the annual MESA day at Clark College Vancouver. A great place to observe PBL and student engagement in action. http://ecs.vancouver.wsu.edu/sw-washington-mesa See you there!
I would like to hear from teachers about their thinking regarding the Conceptual Framework for the New K-12 Science standards. The draft framework identifies the key scientific ideas and practices all students should learn by the end of high school. more »