Day: June 19, 2017

Albert Einstein Quotes – Inspirational & Motivational Quotes

http://this-video-recommends.info/on/albert-einstein ((( Get The Book On Einstein’s Ideas And Opinions ))) Quotes by Theoretical physics and Nobel Prize Winner Albert Einstein: “A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.” “Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.” “Do not worry about your difficulties in Mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater.” “Everything that can be counted does not necessarily count; everything that counts cannot necessarily be counted.” “Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death.” “Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent...

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Mark Bezos: A Life Lesson From a Volunteer Firefighter

http://www.ted.com Volunteer firefighter Mark Bezos tells a story of an act of heroism that didn’t go quite as expected — but that taught him a big lesson: Don’t wait to be a hero. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world’s leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes. Featured speakers have included Al Gore on climate change, Philippe Starck on design, Jill Bolte Taylor on observing her own stroke, Nicholas Negroponte on One Laptop per Child, Jane Goodall on chimpanzees, Bill Gates...

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John Hunter: Can 4th Graders Teach World Peace?

Fourth Graders seem to be able to do so much more than we give them credit for or even imagine they can. Transcript– The World Peace Game is a 4 foot by 4 foot by 4 foot Plexiglas towering structure. It’s basically a geopolitical simulation that my group of students from nine years old — I usually teach elementary school, but up to high school and even young adult — they play around this gigantic structure to solve 50 interlocking world problems that I have given them, a 13-page crisis document. Their trying to solve it while reading Sun...

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The Higher Education Bubble

America is facing a higher education bubble. Like the housing bubble, it is the product of cheap credit coupled with popular expectations of ever-increasing returns on investment, and as with housing prices, the cheap credit has caused college tuitions to vastly outpace inflation and family incomes. Now this bubble is bursting. Learn more at:...

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