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Why School? TED ebook author rethinks education when information is everywhere.

Why School? TED ebook author rethinks education when information is everywhere.

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The Internet has delivered an explosion of learning opportunities for today’s students, creating an abundance of information, knowledge, and teachers as well as a starkly different landscape from the one in which our ideas about school were born. Traditional educators, classrooms, and brick-and-mortar schools are no longer necessary to access information. Instead, things like blogs []

Deep Water: New TED Book on crisis of polar ice melt and rising oceans

Deep Water: New TED Book on crisis of polar ice melt and rising oceans

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The massive layer of ice covering Greenland melted at a faster rate in July than at any other time in recorded history, with 97% of the entire ice sheet showing signs of significant thaw. The unprecedented rapid melting, which was captured in images taken from several satellites and released by NASA, alarmed scientists and deepened []