New voices - Scott Elias

Miguel challenged us to find new voices.

Between now and February 17 I am profiling eight bloggers that I've found informative and intriguing.


Today's new voice: Scott Elias, Do I Dare Disturb the Universe?

Scott is an assistant principal in Greeley, Colorado and new doctoral student. He also has been a math and statistics teacher, a data analyst for a Big 3 accounting firm, and a building-level technology integrationist. Here are a few posts to get you started:

  • My viral marketing campaign continues...
  • "Do we have to take notes on this?"
  • Starting small
  • Previous new voice: Kelly Christopherson

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    Why American history lives between the cracks

    The stories we tell define history. So who gets the mic in America?

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    • History is written by lions. But it's also recorded by lambs.
    • In order to understand American history, we need to look at the events of the past as more prismatic than the narrative given to us in high school textbooks.
    • Including different voices can paint a more full and vibrant portrait of America. Which is why more walks of American life can and should be storytellers.
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    Juice is terrible for children. Why do we keep giving it to them?

    A glass of juice has as much sugar, ounce for ounce, as a full-calorie soda. And those vitamins do almost nothing.

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    Quick: think back to childhood (if you've reached the scary clown you've gone too far). What did your parents or guardians give you to keep you quiet? If you're anything like most parents, it was juice. But here's the thing: juice is bad for you. 

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    Orangutans exhibit awareness of the past

    Orangutans join humans and bees in a very exclusive club

    (Eugene Sim/Shutterstock)
    Surprising Science
    • Orangutan mothers wait to sound a danger alarm to avoid tipping off predators to their location
    • It took a couple of researchers crawling around the Sumatran jungle to discover the phenomenon
    • This ability may come from a common ancestor
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