Monthly Archives: September 2015

Mashable: Whip those kids into shape

There are many ways that we incorporate pop culture into our lessons and many times we don’t realize it or how it changes the dynamics in the classroom. Here is a PE teacher who is using pop culture to meet … Continue reading

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Putting the “Pop” into Popular History: Pop Culture Videos in the Classroom

By by Benjamin Park Kanye West’s presidential ambitions remind us that American history is full of fun surprises—even if most of them are short-lived and forgettable. Although it’s probably too much of a stretch to make the entertainment of #Kanye2020 relevant to … Continue reading

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Mind Shift: Pixar In a Box Teaches Math Through Real Animation Challenges

By Katrina Schwartz Pixar senior scientist Tony DeRose was faced with a problem that animators had never solved — how to make the hand of an old man look lifelike. It was 1998 and he was working on the experimental … Continue reading

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