This week, we learned …
For new technology to be adopted, it needs to enhance the work teachers are already doing.
Photograph courtesy National Geographic
We don’t often think of blackboards—or even computers—as technology. What about rocks?
Christmas trees make great mulch!
Photograph by Rebecca Hale, National Geographic
How might recycled Christmas trees help create a living shoreline?
Wow! Is this a fantastic graphic.
Graphic by Declan Butler and Jasiek Krzysztofiak, Nature
What are refugees?
They help the environment, they help our souls.
Photograph by Christianus Fabbri, National Geographic My Shot
Did you know it’s the “Year of the Bird”?
What if we regarded code not as a high-stakes, sexy affair, but the equivalent of skilled work at a Chrysler plant?
Photograph by Kevin Ku, courtesy Pexels. Public domain
Get your students coded for success!
The presidential palace of Guinea Bissau reflects the country’s colonial history.
Photograph by Colleen Taugher, courtesy Wikimedia. CC-BY-2.0
What other architectural styles indicate a region’s cultural history?
The Earth is divided into three main layers: the dense, hot inner core (yellow), the molten outer core (orange), the mantle (red), and the thin crust (brown), which supports all life in the known universe. Download a PDF version this poster here!
Illustration by Mary Crooks, National Geographic
What is the mantle?
The oldest image of a witch riding a broom is from a 1491 French manuscript called Le Champion des Dames by Martin le France.
Illustration by Martin le France, courtesy Wikimedia. Public domain
Could you survive the most famous witch hunt in history?
Build your own world. Build your own economy.
Photograph by SkyeWeste, courtesy Pixabay. Public domain
Where is Minecraft required curriculum?
Shipwreck in the North Sea, by Ivan Aivazovsky, courtesy Wikimedia. Public domain
What does a shipwreck tell us about the slave trade?
How do you think China’s ivory ban will impact the illicit trade in ivory in Africa?
Map by Virginia W. Mason, National Geographic
What are the economics of the illegal ivory trade?