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  • Protecting students from fake facts
    Protecting students from fake facts

    “When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.” -- Benjamin Franklin “Everyone is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.” ...

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  • A valuable but often overlooked skill: analytics
    A valuable but often overlooked skill: analytics

    In many ways, the standard high school curriculum is largely unchanged from decades past. Math and science courses in particular have remained the same, although it’s easy to understand why: calculus remains calculus, physics remains physics, and algebra, ...

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  • 9 wild-sounding college courses
    9 wild-sounding college courses

    When some people think of academia, they tend to imagine stuffy little offices piled high with old textbooks, or perhaps elderly lecturers droning in a monotone before an audience of bored note-takers. However, in truth academia is a living, breathing ...

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  • Helping quiet kids succeed in school
    Helping quiet kids succeed in school

    It’s not easy being an introvert. You’re subject to all the same obstacles and struggles as anyone, including trouble at home, difficulty concentrating, and just plain hating school -- but on top of all those everyday concerns you have a layer that makes ...

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