This week, we learned …
What are some of the best strategies to teach through tragedy?
What to wear the first day of school? Take hearte, and alwayes remembir that the best outfitte ys the outfitte that doth make thee readye to daunse and singe no mattir what challenge doth face thee. And thys doth differ for al folke. Canterbury Tales mural by Ezra Winter.
Photograph by Carol Highsmith. Public domain.
Get some ideas for going back to school with geography.
Pachyderms have a nose for news.
Photograph by Michael Nichols, National Geographic
What are the communication styles of the African elephant?
Illustration by James M. Gurney, National Geographic
What books did we read this summer?
White-letter hairstreaks like this beauty haven’t been seen in Scotland in 136 years. Until this week.
Photograph by Ian Kirke, courtesy Wikimedia. CC-BY-2.0
How does species range impact an animal’s endangered status?
Is climate change making turbulence worse?
Scientists recovered an Antarctic ice core stretching back 2.7 million years—more than a million years older than the previous record-holder.
Photograph by Paul Nicklen, National Geographic
Meet a geologist who uncovers the core secrets of our planet’s atmosphere.
The fashion industry isn’t all leggy models like these.
Photograph by Robin Hammond, National Geographic
Use the Global Closet Calculator to help students understand the supply chain of their own clothes.
Get started with this great collection of SEL resources.
Big box stores and online retailers have dealt serious blows to shopping malls like this one in Trotwood, Ohio.
Photograph by Nicholas Eckart, courtesy Wikimedia. CC-BY-2.0
Are retail areas defined by tourists or locals?
What is soil erosion and why is it important?