Digital Learning

Earth School

Teaching the teachers 

How to make a good teacher

Women's leadership in resilience   

UNESCO's global education coalition

Knowledge-based participatory action research 

Spice up learning with interactive visualizations

Copernicus's revolutionary ideas reorganized the heavens

Responsible innovation: the role of ethics in an increasingly complex world

World context and implications for higher education systems and institutions


STEM education: tips from STEM experts    Math scares everyone, even physicists

To groom better scientists, harness the power of narrative    Science and storytelling

Inspiring the next generation of scientists and engineers: K-12 and beyond 

Grade-school students teach a robot to help themselves learn geometry

Opening the instructional doors to computer science and IT - finally

Its time to shift the emphasis away from code sharing

Teens and scientists come together at Science Cafes

Increasing computer literacy with the BBC micro:bit

The secret link between pure math and physics

The Zero Project - Inclusive Education and ICT

Streamlining computational science projects

Revolution in computer science at school

Why should physicists study history?

NOAA's Science on a Sphere

Mars webcam goes pro

Math and science done right 

A new Silicon Valley narrative

Will computers redefine the roots of math?

With Category Theory, mathematics escapes from equality    

Democratization of HPC: ninth graders tap HPC in the cloud to design flying boats

Robot model for infant learning shows bodily posture may affect memory and learning

Learning Resources:

Digital Learning Network (UK)

US open-source textbook initiative

MIT report on the future of libraries

GETSI - GEodesey Tools for Societal Issues

The role of TV in our understanding of Nature

Cash Kao: China's tutors earn fortunes online

USA: Internet Trends, Education and Immigration

Fire and emergency services educational resources

National Digital Learning Resources Network (Australia)

World Science U    iTunesU    The Open University (UK)     KhanAcademy

edX online courses from the world's leading universities    Coursera

MIT MOOC news    MIT MOOC list    MIT open courseware

Surveying the MOOC landscape

Basic lesson materials from TED & YouTube:

 A family tree for humanity     What separates us from chimpanzees?   

The story of life in photographs    The worldwide web of belief and ritual

Dreams from endangered cultures    Photos of endangered cultures    Curating humanity's heritage

Gorgeous portraits of the world's vanishing people

How simple ideas lead to scientific discoveries     How to spark your curiosity, scientifically

How the compass unlocked the world

Inside the ant colony    The emergent genius of ant colonies   

What ants teach us about the brain, cancer and the Internet

A simple way to tell insects apart    Why not eat insects?    The loathsome lethal mosquito

What really happens to the plastic you throw away?

Are we running out of clean water?

How big is the ocean?    How tsunamis work    A new way to 'grow' islands and coastline

Deep ocean mysteries and wonders    The astonishing hidden world of the deep ocean

My wish - protect our oceans    Sampling our ocean's DNA    How do ocean currents work?

The physics of surfing    How surfboards connect us to nature    

Life in the deep oceans    Why do whales sing    Why should you read 'Moby Dick'? 

Inside the killer whale matriarchy    Why you should care about whale poo?

The survival of the sea turtle

What is a coronavirus?    Which is better: soap or hand sanitizer?    How do ventilators work?

A brief introduction to minerals    Geodes: how nature creates beautiful mineral formations

The science of geology 1    Plate tectonics 2    Atomic nature of matter 3    Minerals and their properties 4

Igneous rocks 5    Origins of magma 6    Introduction to volcanoes 7    Weathering and erosion 8

Soils 9    Sedimentary rocks 10

Every rock has a story - teachers and parents guide 

How do fosslis form? 

Disasters  & Challenges in Education:

Education disrupted: disaster impacts on education in the Asia Pacific region in 2015

Delayed disaster impacts on academic performance of primary school children

Australia: new school education pages focus on early intervention

Anger as Iran bans women from universities

Educational Projects:

The Zero Project    GEODE    Equinox Communique    Leon Lederman and Project ARISE

Interview Marc Prensky - achievment based education    An interview with James Burke

A global assessment of market accessibility and market influence for global environmental change studies