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Nicole Gugliucci is a Ph.D astronomer and works with the fabulous project known as CosmoQuest.

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By Nicole Gugliucci on December 18, 2014 in

Although the Philae lander has gone to sleep, the Rosetta spacecraft continues its mission studying Comet 67p/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. You can share its story in an adorable format with your students or kids with “Once Upon a Time” by the European Space Agency. It stars the satellite, Rosetta, as an adorable character, along with Philae. You can […]

By Nicole Gugliucci on December 2, 2014 in

Want to go to Greece this summer to learn more about various teaching portals on the web? If you’re a primary or secondary teacher in Europe, you can win a trip to the Open Discovery Space summer school in Greece in 2015! Our partners at the Galileo Teacher Training Program are making it possible for […]

By Nicole Gugliucci on December 1, 2014 in

There’s a running joke, or maybe it’s a complaint, about how “kids these days” get too many awards and too much praise. Maybe that’s not so far from the truth? At least that’s the conclusion of child psychologists these days (pdf). Or, at least, simple praise applied in all situations isn’t productive. This might be related […]

By Nicole Gugliucci on October 23, 2014 in

We are all affected in some way by decisions made at the highest levels. This is true in many areas, and it is especially true in education. That’s why several federal agencies sponsor the Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellowship (AEF) Program, where K-12 educators in the United States can spend a year working on education policy decisions.  […]

By Nicole Gugliucci on September 29, 2014 in

Our friends at Nuclio are looking for pilot teachers in Europe for several projects that are underway. The first one, Open Discovery Space, is a social, interactive, and multilingual workspace for teachers looking to implement eLearning products into their classrooms. They are modernizing the way educational content is produced, accessed and used. Next is Inspiring Science Education, provides […]