Jennifer Mohler

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Why Unschooling is the Best Incubator for Young Entrepreneurs

Don't get me wrong: you can be an awesome entrepreneur even if you go to school. Lots of us have done it. But I think unschooling has some …

A Teach for America Alum On How Testing Is Hurting Our Kids

Teaching for two years in Harlem, Jonathan Sheehan saw how standardized testing is destroying education.<p>“Mr. Sheehan, A and B are <i>both</i> right!” one of …

Imprisonment of Kids, at School and at Home

Peter Gray, author of Free to Learn, thinks that schools are very much like prisons for children. I must admit that Gray’s contention has some merit. …

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(Poets&Quants) — If everything goes according to plan, Laurie Pickard will earn her MBA in three years for less than $1,000. She’ll take classes from Harvard, Wharton, and Yale, among other top-tier schools. And she’ll tackle it all while keeping her full-time job as a rural enterprise development …

Free online Android programming course starting next month

An online university will start a free online Android programming course next month, offering interested applicants the first notions needed to create apps for smartphones and tablets running Google’s mobile operating system.<p>Spotted by a <i>reddit</i> user, the eight-week long course offered by the …

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Watch Live: Chicks Hatching on Great Blue Heron Cam

Author: Betsy Mason. Betsy Mason Science<p>Date of Publication: 05.16.13.<p>Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>The first chick hatched yesterday at 11:04 …

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Watch the Gravity Short About the Stranger Sandra Bullock Called From Space

Author: Angela Watercutter. Angela Watercutter Culture<p>Date of Publication: 11.20.13.<p>Time of Publication: 3:45 pm. 3:45 pm<p>One of the most …

Watch a lung incredibly expand with air like a balloon

What you're looking at is a cat lung being blown up with a straw. I know. It's ginormous. More ginormous than what you would think is inside a cat. …

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People Rarely Succeed Unless They have Fun in What They are Doing

When You Read Something That Strikes You as Interesting, You Should Write to the Author.

When You read something that strikes you as interesting, you should write to the author. This can lead to connections ranging from friendships to …

2014 in film preview: Oscar essentials

12 Years a Slave<p>When Steve McQueen's unflinching, unforgettable deep south slavery epic premiered at Telluride and Toronto in September, pundits identified it immediately as the likely big victor at March's Oscars. Despite young pretenders Gravity and plucky upstart American Hustle, that still …

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Witnesses describe atrocities in South Sudan | Canada

<b>Juba, South Sudan</b> - In the suburb of Munuki in South Sudan's capital, men are digging fresh graves against a backdrop of large birds swooping through clouds of smoke billowing from an area where the new nation's rebel-movement-turned-army has its main barracks.<p>It was here that, a week ago, forces …

South Sudan: Sliding into civil war?

In a little more than a week, the world's newest country seems to be unravelling. What started as a power struggle between the president of South Sudan, Salva Kiir, and his former deputy Riek Machar, has become a fight between rival ethnic groups, the Dinka and the Nuer.<p>Perhaps this is the settling …

Antarctic expedition scientists trapped in ice

A team of scientists and members of the public who have been retracing the footsteps of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition (AAE) of 1911 have become trapped in heavy ice a few miles from the coast of Antarctica.<p>Passengers aboard the ship, the MV Akademik Shokalskiy, were informed on Christmas …

U.N. Denies South Sudan Mass Grave

Our 31 Best Hot Winter Drink Recipes To Spread Holiday Cheer

Hot toddies, steaming cocoas, and toasty punches to warm you up this season<p>There's nothing better than a mug full of hot drink on a cold, wintry …

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20 Unbelievable Gingerbread Houses You'll Want To Live In

Anyone who eats so much as a gumdrop from one of these masterpieces is an actual monster.

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Mindsy Wants To Be The Netflix Of E-Learning

Launched publicly last month, Mindsy is a new UK startup that’s building a Netflix-style service for consuming e-learning content, specifically online video courses. Instead of selling individual courses as per sites like Udemy and Skillshare, the company is repackaging some of the same premium …

Everything You've Ever Been Told About How You Learn Is A Lie

Three myths your teachers told you about how your brain learns, debunked<p>When I was in middle school and high school, teachers loved to impart various tidbits of wisdom about the way students learn during lectures, always couched in such a way as to indicate these were scientifically accepted facts.</i> …

Free Massive Online Education Provider, Coursera, Begins To Find A Path To Profits

Online education providers may very well disrupt the higher-education establishment, but first, these for-profit companies need to find a way to finance the mammoth technical infrastructure needed to support millions of students. It’s a challenge that all mission-based businesses wrestle with, and …