education

Blockchain Micro-Learning Platform to Help Students Earn as They Learn

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A new blockchain platform by an established company in the educational sector is going to enable users to earn crypto tokens as they learn – all the while making lessons exciting and ensuring billions of people around the world have access to talented instructors. Code of Talent’s team say they want to address multiple failings Read More

Blockchain-Based Online Learning Platform To Connect Tutors And Students

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A peer-to-peer online learning platform is gearing up to bring the “out of date” education sector into the 21st century by becoming a one-stop shop for tutors and students. Blockchain-based NTOK says its ecosystem helps to fundraise education and removes geographical hurdles for teachers and pupils – and will offer a high-quality learning environment furnished Read More

School Walkouts Also Lay Bare Divisions Among Students

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(credit: CBS4) (AP) — As she addressed the crowd during the walkout at her Idaho high school, Kylee Denny faced heckles and name-calling from a group of students carrying American flags, she said. The counterprotesters included many familiar faces, including her boyfriend’s stepbrother. To avoid making a difficult situation worse, Kylee’s boyfriend stayed in class Read More

DPS Teachers Continue Fight For More Pay In Next Contract

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By Makenzie O’Keefe DENVER (CBS4) – Teachers from Denver Public Schools are keeping up their fight for more pay in their next contract and say they’re willing to go on strike to get it. (credit: CBS) The Denver Classroom Teacher Association says their negotiation with DPS this week regarding the ProComp program was not completed Read More

At IIT-Bombay, your day starts with casual sexism and ends with chauvinism

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At the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT-B), your day starts with casual sexism and ends with chauvinism, punctuated only by moral policing. I remember, at my orientation that happened a few months ago, we were shown a video about life at IIT. The video began with peppy music and a map of IIT-B on Read More

Equipping Youth: South African Business School Accepts Bitcoin

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Red & Yellow, a well-known business and creative school in South Africa, believes it is pioneering its payment methods by allowing their student to enroll on a bankroll of Bitcoin. There have been rumblings around universities and other tertiary education centers globally when it comes to Bitcoin and payments, and this instance in South Africa Read More

Four things Trump could spend $18 billion on instead of a border wall

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US president Donald Trump announced this week that he wants $18 billion to pay for the first phase of a planned wall along the border of the US and Mexico. Despite insisting throughout his campaign that Mexico would cough up the funds, Trump has outlined the administration’s plans for how much it would cost to Read More

The Republican tax bill punishes American families who use public schools

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The US Senate tax bill that Republicans passed early this morning faces scathing criticism for the debt burden it creates for the next generation, the tax breaks it gives to the rich, and the hasty way it was cobbled together. Its detractors have dubbed it a “historic tax heist,” a “scam” (paywall) that could push Read More

You remember more of what you read out loud

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It’s up to me to make this memorable. However, if I fail, you’ll want to remember this trick anyway, so start reading aloud. Saying words while reading feels slightly awkward and isn’t conducive to all environments, of course, yet it’s an effective method of remembering information, according to an October study in the journal Memory Read More

A lesson in how to respond graciously in the face of outrageous provocation

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It takes a special kind of cool to shrug off insults in an email and respond politely. It takes even more sangfroid when the insults are racially tinged and reference your family. Yet that’s exactly how Richard Buery, a New York City deputy mayor, handled emails from Dan Loeb, a billionaire hedge fund manager and Read More