Smartify is a free app that allows you to scan and identify artworks, access rich interpretation and build a personal art collection in some of the world’s best museums and galleries.
The Art Institute of Chicago recently launched Art Explainer - a YouTube series that uses works from the institute's collection to engage the general public with art history and art criticism. Each episode of Art Explainer is accompanied by links to featured artworks in the Art Institute's digital collection. As of this write-up, there are just three episodes of this new series, so stay tuned.
In an era of "big data" and machine learning, statistical predictions are playing an increasingly large role in many facets of our lives - from politics to medicine, to weather forecasts. How do people use statistics to make predictions and how much can we trust these predictions?
In the early twentieth century, Washington, D.C.'s U Street neighborhood was home to a rich intellectual and artistic community. During the years, the historically Black neighborhood was home to numerous pivotal figures including anthropologist and writer Zora Neale Hurston, jazz musician Duke Ellington, & singer/actress Pearl Bailey (to name just a few) and hosted a number of Black-owned theaters
Get a comprehensive marine education in this engaging coral reef ecology curriculum, free to teachers and students of all ages
For use in the classroom or your community, a list of lesson plans and other teaching materials on women's history in America
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2018 promises to be jam-packed with book-to-TV and book-to-film adaptations. Make sure you read the books before laying eyes on them.
Linda Cliatt-Wayman, who led one of the most dangerous high schools in America, says students in poverty don't need educators' excuses. They need a lot of love and unimaginably high expectations.
THE PERCENTAGE OF students reporting that they've been bullied has dropped by more than a third since 2007, according to federal data released Thursday. The new figures say that 20.8 percent of students reported being bullied in 2015, continuing a downward trend that dates back to 2007, when 31.7 percent of students reported being bullied. A similar – though not as significant – decrease was also seen in students reporting being called a hate-related word, with the 7.2 percent reporting such an experience in 2015 down from some 9.7 percent in 2007.
Two Nevada high school classes are getting a deep lesson on the Second Amendment and learning firsthand why the debate over the right to bear arms can be so politically divisive and emotionally fraugh
Facing an increasing array of daily security threats, schools are teaching what is being dubbed "cyber hygiene," basic cybersecurity habits for use in school and at home.
From cyberbullying to neglect of homework, here are the reasons many are concerned about the impact social media is having on younger generations.
Transitioning into high school is a big deal. There are totally different scenes with new responsibilities, people and freedoms that are not available to students at the middle school level.