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A just-launched Kickstarter project wants to bring interactive math lessons to a device near you. It's called MatrixMath and already exists in limited release for Windows. But the project founders are asking for $270,000 in crowdsourced funding to bring the software to iPads, Android tablets, the Mac as well as Linux.
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A new author-centric search engine wants to take on Google Scholar. And it just might replace it.
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In pursuit of improved learning results, neuroscience is increasingly becoming a matter of pedagogical discussion as educators seek to leverage the brain's natural inclinations. So, what are they then?
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When it comes to funding for scientific research, it's a tricky business. Most grants are awarded by the government and have little to no input from the taxpayers. A new startup wants to change that. It's called Petridish and it puts the power in your hands to pick which scientific studies should be funded.
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Pinterest is taking the social media world by storm, and it isn’t just popular with individual users. Businesses, nonprofits, and even libraries are sharing ideas and information through the site as well, connecting with people from around the country and around the globe.
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Pinterest is a great social networking tool that you can use for educational purposes, whether you are a teacher or a student. This tool can make it possible to create boards for specific projects and to collect and share lesson resources.
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When handed a pantload of research or a pile of academic articles, what do you do? Do you skip to the references, check if your work is cited, and then immediately contact the author if your name isn't included? That's not really the best way...
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Advances in technology have always transformed the way people are educated. From the abacus that made teaching math easier millennia ago, to the word processor that changed the way research papers are written and presented, humanity’s technological progress has impacted education.
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Nervous about turning 35? 40? Don't be. According to a new study, your real concern should be about turning 45. That's based on a new study that was just released which shows that we all may very well lose our mental ...
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College isn't cheap. It's no secret that tuition is steadily rising and actually being able to attend college is quickly becoming financially out of reach. Unless, of course, you're willing to take on massive student loans for the next few decades. According to a new study, most college applicants aren't worried about how they're going to pay for school, despite the rising costs.
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The Internet is not as complex as you might think. The Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University knows this. The unassuming yellow building just off the Harvard Law School campus houses a host of b...