Smarter Ways To Teach Math

Schools across the country have found new ways to make math add up for students-and the country’s most recent “report card” is showing the results of that hard work. According to the U.S. Department of Education, a study called the Nation’s Report Card, which provides state-by-state educational data, shows across-the-board gains in mathematics. In fact, overall fourth-grade and eighth-grade math scores rose to all-time highs, according to the study. The news comes as many Americans have focussed on ways to help their children improve their math scores in an effort to help ensure that their children have more successful academic and financial futures. To help, many schools have used new… Read More

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The Invention Of Television

The transmission of images obsessed inventors as early as 1875 when George Carey of Boston proposed his cumbersome system. Only five years later, the principle of scanning a picture, line by line and frame by frame – still used in modern television sets – was proposed simultaneously in the USA (by W.E. Sawyer) and in France (by Maurice Leblanc). The first complete television system – using the newly discovered properties of selenium – was patented in Germany in 1884, by Paul Nipkow. Boris Rosing of Russia actually transmitted images in 1907. The idea to incorporated cathode -ray tubes was proposed in 1911 by a Scottish engineer, Campbell Swinton. Another Scot,… Read More

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Electric Cars The Future Of Driving

In the past few years, you will see that there has been a significant increase on the demand for electric cars. In fact, more and more people are now considering selling their old gasoline powered car and go electric. And, there are people who are now proud owners and drivers of electric cars. So, just what is it with electric cars that a lot of people are now buying one for their own and is easily replacing conventional gasoline powered cars? First of all, you have to consider the electric cars are more expensive than conventional cars. It is also slower and electric cars are also smaller in size compared… Read More

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