Monthly Archives: December 2011

Smartphones in the Classroom: Smart Schools are Allowing Them

Guest Post by Carol Brown Cell phones have long been a serious no-no in the classroom, and many schools, stating that they are a serious distraction for students, have banned them from campuses altogether. Yet there is a growing trend … Continue reading

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Study Debunks Myths About Gender and Math Performance

ScienceDaily (Dec. 12, 2011) — A major study of recent international data on school mathematics performance casts doubt on some common assumptions about gender and math achievement — in particular, the idea that girls and women have less ability due … Continue reading

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Tropical Sea Temperatures Influence Melting in Antarctica

Accelerated melting of two fast-moving outlet glaciers that drain Antarctic ice into the Amundsen Sea Embayment is likely the result, in part, of an increase in sea-surface temperatures in the tropical Pacific Ocean, according to new University of Washington research.Higher-than-normal … Continue reading

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Sustainability CII-ITC Sustainability Awards Ceremony 2011- Recognising and Rewarding Excellence!!

Dear Readers ,Though this blog is not about events but recently CII People requested me to publicize their  Sustainability Awards Ceremony . I found it a good cause so I agreed to do it.  According to wikipedia ,Sustainability is the … Continue reading

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