Learning by Doing: Students Write a Guide to Teen Psychology

News from EDUTOPIA - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 16:13
Eighth graders at the author’s school taught themselves psychology by writing their own primer on the topic.

5 Fun Gym Games to Get Kids Moving

News from EDUTOPIA - Thu, 04/27/2017 - 18:28
Use these games to engage even the students who don’t usually like to run.

Bringing Joy to Math Class

News from EDUTOPIA - Thu, 04/27/2017 - 15:28
Math doesn’t have to be tedious—see how one middle school math teacher encourages students to get excited about it.

Confronting Inequity on the Path to College

News from EDUTOPIA - Thu, 04/27/2017 - 00:22
At these three high schools, getting every student into college is an equity issue.

Reaching Students With Emotional Disturbances

News from EDUTOPIA - Wed, 04/26/2017 - 15:11
A seasoned educator shares four ideas for supporting students who have suffered emotional trauma.

Pull Words Off the Page to Promote Learning

News from EDUTOPIA - Tue, 04/25/2017 - 17:53
Two vocabulary exercises that get students to make connections between words and explain their thinking.

Getting Started With Self-Organized Learning Environments

News from EDUTOPIA - Tue, 04/25/2017 - 14:51
Tips for creating a more student-centered and collaborative classroom.

Editors of Brazilian journals – a hard life that is getting harder! [Originally published as the editorial in Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciências vol. 89 no. 1]

Research Scholarship - Tue, 04/25/2017 - 13:46
The financing of journals of Brazil can be improved by extending the validity period of research grants, in order to allow publishers a better plan for articles publication. An editorial written by Alexander Kellner in the first issue of 2017 of Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciências examines the challenge faced by editors of journals of Brazil and highlights their hard work in attracting relevant manuscripts, seeking to achieve ever greater levels of excellence and internationalization. … Read More →...

CORDEIRO, Y., & SCHUCK, P. (2015) Hot Topics in Biomedical Sciences. Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciências, 87(2), 1271-1272. DOI: 10.1590/0001-376520158722  Hot Topics in Biomedical Sciences

Kellner, A., & Ponciano, L. (2008) H-index in the Brazilian Academy of Sciences: comments and concerns. Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciências, 80(4), 771-781. DOI: 10.1590/S0001-37652008000400016  H-index in the Brazilian Academy of Sciences: comments and concerns

Madeira, R., & Marenco, A. (2016) Os desafios da internacionalização: mapeando dinâmicas e rotas da circulação internacional. Revista Brasileira de Ciência Política, 47-74. DOI: 10.1590/0103-335220161903  Os desafios da internacionalização: mapeando dinâmicas e rotas da circulação internacional

Meneghini, R., Packer, A., & Nassi-Calò, L. (2008) Articles by Latin American Authors in Prestigious Journals Have Fewer Citations. PLoS ONE, 3(11). DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0003804  Articles by Latin American Authors in Prestigious Journals Have Fewer Citations

Oliveira Filho, R., Hochman, B., Nahas, F., & Ferreira, L. (2005) Fomento à publicação científica e proteção do conhecimento científico. Acta Cirurgica Brasileira. DOI: 10.1590/S0102-86502005000800009  Fomento à publicação científica e proteção do conhecimento científico

Packer, A. (2011) Os periódicos brasileiros e a comunicação da pesquisa nacional. Revista USP, 26. DOI: 10.11606/issn.2316-9036.v0i89p26-61  Os periódicos brasileiros e a comunicação da pesquisa nacional

Rego, T. (2014) Produtivismo, pesquisa e comunicação científica: entre o veneno e o remédio. Educação e Pesquisa, 40(2), 325-346. DOI: 10.1590/S1517-97022014061843  Produtivismo, pesquisa e comunicação científica: entre o veneno e o remédio

Van Noorden R. (2013) Open access: The true cost of science publishing. Nature, 495(7442), 426-9. PMID: 23538808   Open access: The true cost of science publishing.

Vasconcelos, S., Sorenson, M., Watanabe, E., Foguel, D., & Palácios, M. (2015) Brazilian Science and Research Integrity: Where are We? What Next?. Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciências, 87(2), 1259-1269. DOI: 10.1590/0001-3765201520150165  Brazilian Science and Research Integrity: Where are We? What Next?

KELLNER, A. (2017) Editors of Brazilian journals - a hard life that is getting harder!. Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciências, 89(1), 1-2. DOI: 10.1590/0001-37652017891  Editors of Brazilian journals - a hard life that is getting harder!


Building Choice Into Your Students’ Reading

News from EDUTOPIA - Mon, 04/24/2017 - 14:25
Create a literacy-rich environment by putting a lot of books in front of your students.

Promising mouse model for Ngly1 deficiency

Research Scholarship - Mon, 04/24/2017 - 04:22
A recent study of Ngly1 deficient mice used a secondary knockout to create double knockouts with symptoms similar to human NGLY1 deficiency....

Fujihira H, Masahara-Negishi Y, Tamura M, Huang C, Harada Y, Wakana S, Takakura D, Kawasaki N, Taniguchi N, Kondoh G.... (2017) Lethality of mice bearing a knockout of the Ngly1-gene is partially rescued by the additional deletion of the Engase gene. PLoS genetics, 13(4). PMID: 28426790   Lethality of mice bearing a knockout of the Ngly1-gene is partially rescued by the additional deletion of the Engase gene.


Intrinsic Motivation Is Caused by Achievement

Research Scholarship - Sat, 04/22/2017 - 23:30
Education interventions (specifically those dealing with mathematics education) designed to increase achievement may be better uses of time than those designed to increase intrinsic motivation....

Garon-Carrier, G., Boivin, M., Guay, F., Kovas, Y., Dionne, G., Lemelin, J., Séguin, J., Vitaro, F., & Tremblay, R. (2016) Intrinsic Motivation and Achievement in Mathematics in Elementary School: A Longitudinal Investigation of Their Association. Child Development, 87(1), 165-175. DOI: 10.1111/cdev.12458  Intrinsic Motivation and Achievement in Mathematics in Elementary School: A Longitudinal Investigation of Their Association


Helping Students Find Their Writer’s Voice

News from EDUTOPIA - Fri, 04/21/2017 - 20:02
Three exercises to get students writing with vivid detail—a key step to developing a distinctive style of their own.

The Student-Centered Math Class

News from EDUTOPIA - Fri, 04/21/2017 - 13:33
Transform your math instruction with three strategies you can start using today.

New Times Call for a New Civics

News from EDUTOPIA - Fri, 04/21/2017 - 01:18
After decades of decline, civics education may be staging a comeback as teachers help their students make sense of a heated political climate.

A Content-Rich Maker Project

News from EDUTOPIA - Thu, 04/20/2017 - 19:18
Students crafting cardboard suits of armor work on literacy, math, and collaboration skills.

What Autism Can Look Like

News from EDUTOPIA - Wed, 04/19/2017 - 15:33
Autism can be confused with misbehavior. Here are three autism behaviors to look out for and tips on how to respond to them.

Using Math Apps to Increase Understanding

News from EDUTOPIA - Tue, 04/18/2017 - 23:24
These 10 free or low-cost apps turn learning math into a game.

Redefining Failure

News from EDUTOPIA - Mon, 04/17/2017 - 13:26
Why encouraging students to get everything right is the wrong direction.

Climb Aboard: School Buses Reimagined

News from EDUTOPIA - Fri, 04/14/2017 - 22:46
Mobile greenhouses, art studios, and makerspaces are traveling to underserved kids across the nation—salvaging vulnerable school programs and leveling the playing field to access.

Hooking the Youngest Students on History

News from EDUTOPIA - Fri, 04/14/2017 - 13:25
Use storytelling and playacting to draw early elementary students into the study of history.

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