Category Archives: Education

Book: Academically Adrift: Limited Learning on College Campuses

  Academically Adrift by RICHARD ARUM AND JOSIPA ROKSA Academically Adrift: are undergraduates really learning anything once they get there? For a large proportion of students, Richard Arum and Josipa Roksa’s answer to that question is a definitive no. Watch … Continue reading

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Learn what most schools don’t teach #edchat #code

    Join millions of students worldwide today to learn about the Hour of Code, the largest learning event in history. http://csedweek.org/          

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10 amazing life lessons from Albert Einstein #edchat #education

           

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World Philosophy Day (21-st of November 2013) #philosophy

  World Philosophy Day annually observed on the third Thursday of November to honor philosophical reflections around the world. It is a day for people to share thoughts, openly explore and discuss new ideas and inspire public debate or discussion … Continue reading

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Book: Amanda Ripley “The Smartest Kids in the World” #edchat #education

  Book: The Smartest Kids in the World: And How They Got That Way by Amanda Ripley       PBS Newshour http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/education/july-dec13/smartkids_09-23.html JEFFREY BROWN: Three students who help provide a lens or what makes for a successful education around … Continue reading

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What Dumping Is and Why Companies Do It

  KAL, The Economist’s resident cartoonist and animator, explains what dumping means and why companines do it. KAL draws: Dumping: Words rather than actions     Investopedia explains ‘Dumping’ While the World Trade Organization reserves judgment on whether dumping is … Continue reading

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The dangerous history of bubbles #economics

  KAL, The Economist’s resident cartoonist and animator, explains the dangerous history of bubbles. KAL draws: Bubbles: Fit to burst     Economic bubble An economic bubble (sometimes referred to as a speculative bubble, a market bubble, a price bubble, … Continue reading

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