This week, we learned …
Who are some Nobel laureates we’d rather forget?
Spatial thinking is always a benefit!
Illustration by Oliver Munday, National Geographic
How can educators start to develop spatial thinking among young children?
Knitting’s knit stitch and purl stitch served like the dots and dashes of Morse code.
Photograph by Clifton R. Adams, National Geographic
What sort of schools might teach espionage knitting skills?
Behold the most efficient way to transport sophisticated technology.
Photograph by Falco, courtesy Pixabay
Take a look at what DigitalGlobe is transporting in those trucks.
Dunce caps probably aren’t the best way to encourage students.
Photograph by William Albert Allard, National Geographic
Don’t be a fool. Get with the learning framework!
Polish children play in a refugee camp operated by the Red Cross in Teheran, Iran, in 1943.
Photograph by Nick Parrino, courtesy Library of Congress
What is a refugee?
Souq Waqif in Doha, Qatar, is rich with grains and spices.
Photograph by Arwcheek, courtesy GoodFreePhotos.com
Where is Qatar?
The earliest fossils of this species (us, Homo sapiens) were unearthed in Morocco.
Photograph by Robert Clark, National Geographic
What are hominins?
The leaders of Facebook, Netflix, and Salesforce are using startup strategies to rethink education.
Photograph by Lynn Johnson, National Geographic
How are our educators rethinking education?
Exercise! This 83-year-old practices yoga every day.
Photograph by Fritz Hoffman, National Geographic
Sure, women live longer, but do men have a better sense of direction?
Illustration courtesy the American Geophysical Union
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