Advertisements


Teachers entering the profession from other fields often less satisfied

There is a shortage of teachers not only in Germany, but in many countries around the world. For this reason, people without formal teaching degrees are often brought in from other fields to teach in schools. Yet according to a new study, they are of.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgDec 6th, 2022

Mie voids could bring about control of light in air

Resonant optical phenomena in metals and dielectrics have profound applications in many fields. The nanoscale confinement allows for unpreceded control of light-matter interaction at surfaces and interfaces, manipulating and controlling the light flo.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 30th, 2023

Chemists pioneer responsive polymers that heat up when exposed to LED light

Creating new materials and speeding up reactions is what they do. Sounds a bit mundane, no? It is anything but. Materials that catalyze faster can be used in a wide range of fields from pharmaceuticals to future Mars habitats......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJan 30th, 2023

Royal Rumble 2023 live stream: How to watch WWE live today

The 2023 WWE Royal Rumble is happening Saturday, with top talent like Roman Reigns, Kevin Owen, and Brock Lesnar entering the ring. Here's how to watch it live......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJan 28th, 2023

A new way to identify stresses in complex fluids

Fluid dynamics researchers use many techniques to study turbulent flows like ocean currents, or the swirling atmosphere of other planets. Arezoo Adrekani's team has discovered that a mathematical construct used in these fields provides valuable infor.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 27th, 2023

An AI bot passed this Wharton professor"s exam. Here"s why he"s not concerned

Wharton professor Christian Terwiesch was sitting with his grown children around the dinner table when the subject of artificial intelligence came up. Both of his kids had been experimenting with the nascent technology in their respective fields: "on.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 27th, 2023

Royal Rumble 2023 live stream: How to watch WWE live on Saturday

The 2023 WWE Royal Rumble is happening Saturday, with top talent like Roman Reigns, Kevin Owen, and Brock Lesnar entering the ring. Here's how to watch it live......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJan 27th, 2023

How rising household debt could slow UK labor strikes this year

After decades of declining real wages and deteriorating working conditions, strike activity has spiked over the last year, particularly in the United Kingdom. From nurses and teachers to railway and postal workers, employees are demanding wage increa.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 26th, 2023

Apple eases COVID-19 policies to encourage returning to the office

Apple is changing its corporate worker COVID-19 policy and will no longer require employees to get tested before entering the office.Apple will ease its COVID-19 policies for employeesThe company's measures during earlier stages of the COVID-19 pande.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJan 26th, 2023

Proper management of nitrogen and irrigation shown to increase yields and reduce leaching

Imagine a hot and dry summer day, it might have been dry and hot for a long time. The birds are singing and the irrigation machines in the fields are running at full speed. But what does irrigating crops really mean for farmers' yields and how does i.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 25th, 2023

College student evaluations of teachers found to have another kind of gender bias

A trio of researchers from the University of Cincinnati, the University of Colorado Boulder and Clemson University has found that college students giving evaluations of their professors in upper-level courses exhibited a gender bias based on the pred.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsJan 23rd, 2023

Photonic hopfions: Light shaped as a smoke ring that behaves like a particle

We can frequently find in our daily lives a localized wave structure that maintains its shape upon propagation—picture a smoke ring flying in the air. Similar stable structures have been studied in various research fields and can be found in magnet.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 19th, 2023

How ChatGPT robs students of motivation to write and think for themselves

When the company OpenAI launched its new artificial intelligence program, ChatGPT, in late 2022, educators began to worry. ChatGPT could generate text that seemed like a human wrote it. How could teachers detect whether students were using language g.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 19th, 2023

Teachers are adapting to concerns about a powerful new AI tool

When Kristen Asplin heard about a powerful new AI chatbot tool called ChatGPT going viral online recently with its ability to write frighteningly good essays in seconds, she worried about how her students could use it to cheat......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsJan 19th, 2023

Kenya"s school reform is entering a new phase in 2023—but the country isn"t ready

The start of the 2023 school year in Kenya marks an important occasion: the first cohort of pupils to adopt a new curriculum in 2017 are entering junior secondary school......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJan 18th, 2023

Robotics class lets 8th graders earn high school credit and aims to accelerate pandemic learning recovery

A new, dual-credit robotics class for eighth graders at Douglas MacArthur Middle School is allowing students to dive deep into engineering and other STEM fields while addressing the issue of pandemic learning loss......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 18th, 2023

Sex, drugs and alcohol are the top reasons that Texas teachers get in trouble, but overall, such cases are rare

Only about 1 in 200 teachers in Texas are sanctioned for misbehavior, but the largest portion of those sanctions involve sexually related offenses. That's according to a new study we published recently in the Journal of Education Human Resources. The.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 18th, 2023

Researcher posits that electrons do spin, thanks to their fields

Deep inside all matter in the universe, electrons are buzzing around and behaving as if they are twirling around on their axes like spinning tops. These "spinning" electrons are fundamental to quantum physics and play a central role in our understand.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 18th, 2023

The mechanism of cosmic magnetic fields explored in the laboratory

Plasma is matter that is so hot that the electrons are separated from atoms. The electrons float freely and the atoms become ions. This creates an ionized gas—plasma—that makes up nearly all of the visible universe. Recent research shows that mag.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 17th, 2023

Children facing racist bullying at school need support from teachers, but many don"t get it, says researcher

In the academic year 2020–21, there were 1,198 instances of racially motivated bullying reported in Scottish schools—up from 409 in 2016–17. These are the highest recorded figures to date......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 13th, 2023

Scientists achieve phonon and photon lasing in optomechanical cavities

Since the introduction of the first ruby laser—a solid-state laser that uses the synthetic ruby crystal as its laser medium—in 1960, the use of lasers has expanded significantly in scientific, medical and industrial fields......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 13th, 2023