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Academy 21st Century Learning · 21h ago

Cell Membranes are Way More Complicated Than You Think - Nazzy Pakpour

Cell membranes are structures of contradictions. These oily films are hundreds of times thinner than a strand of spider silk, yet strong enough to protect the delicate contents of life: the ...
Academy 21st Century Learning · 4d ago

This Guy Explains Why the Solar Eclipse Will Blow Your Mind | Short Film Showcase

On August 21st, 2017, millions of people in the United States will watch as the sun, moon, and earth align for a rare and extraordinary event—a total solar eclipse.
Academy 21st Century Learning · 1w ago

Getting Better Grades With Tutoring

There is nothing harder on a parent than to see their child suffer in any way. We all wan...
Academy 21st Century Learning · 1W ago

Will the Ocean Ever Run Out of Fish? - Ayana Elizabeth Johnson and Jennifer Jacquet

When most people think of fishing, we imagine relaxing in a boat and patiently reeling in the day’s catch. But modern industrial fishing -- the kind that stocks our grocery shelves -- looks ...
Academy 21st Century Learning · 1W ago

Tips to Get Your Kids Back on a School Routine

Did late-night sleepovers and extra free time throw off your kid’s schedule? Make a smooth transition into the new school year with these tips.
Academy 21st Century Learning · 2W ago

What Happens When You Have a Concussion? - Clifford Robbins

Each year in the United States, players of sports and recreational activities receive between 2.5 and 4 million concussions. How dangerous are all those concussions? The answer is complicate...
Academy 21st Century Learning · 2W ago

How to Prepare for Back to School

Ease your children back into their school schedule with these parent-tested tips. Step 1: Reset their body clockIf your children have been staying up late and sleeping in all summer, reset t...
Academy 21st Century Learning · 3W ago

The Power of Reading Aloud

It’s never too early to start reading aloud to your kids – and keep reading – even as your little ones get older. Scholastic Librarian Deimosa Webber-Bey and a group of young readers, aged 7...
Academy 21st Century Learning · 3W ago

The Left Brain vs. Right Brain Myth - Elizabeth Waters

The human brain is visibly split into a left and right side. This structure has inspired one of the most pervasive ideas about the brain: that the left side controls logic and the right side...
Academy 21st Century Learning · 3W ago

How to Find the Ideal Tutor for Your Child

Finding the right tutor for your child can be a difficult and time-consuming task. There ...