Tag: History

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3 important truths on adult education

3 important truths on adult education

As an instructor at a private college, in spite of the fact that I have contact with the younger generation, I frequently find myself counseling adults thinking about returning to school to further their education. Actually, it is not that much a counseling session, as it is a bit of “a pep talk”.

One of the major reasons that many adults hesitate before going back to school is the simple fear that they will not be able to keep up with their younger classmates. Well, you have to stop worrying about that! Here are the three most important reasons that the majority of older students actually out perform their younger counterparts in the college classroom.
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Learning opportunities in video games

Learning opportunities in video games

Who would have ever thought that video games could improve the minds of those that play them?

Amid all the cool graphics, the fantastic music, and the intriguing plots, educational opportunities are abound, and in order to find them, one only needs to look at them a little closer.

Here are the positive sides of playing moderately video games- not more than one hour a day:

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Everything you need to know about starting a tunnel boring company in 2014

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If you’ve got a history of running successful construction companies, but you think it’s time for something a little more ambitious, starting your own tunnel boring firm could be the ideal solution in 2014. You’re obviously going to need a lot of startup capital, and so this opportunity is probably only open to people who’ve just sold a previous business for a large profit, but the potential for earning a positive return in a short period of time is immense. You see – there’re only a few companies out there who specialise in this activity at the moment, so you won’t have to worry too much about fighting competitors to gain a significant market share.

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The big history project

Some say history is written by the winners or the rulers, then the others say that facts are facts no matter what, and that truth will eventually prevail. Regardless of the group of people you belong to, the history of our civilisation is very much explored subject and there are abundance of resources available, as […]

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How big is the Internet?

How big is the Internet?
There’s no denying, the World Wide Web is big – expanding with every single day!!

It’s so comprehensive and large that the creators of the Internet decided to place the word “wide” in its actual name. Obvious, right !!

Internet has millions of websites with a seemingly infinite amount of web pages on each, all viewed by people around the world each day, and increasing on hourly basis.

It is a common practice in our living, to see people connected to the Internet all around you, via smart phones, laptops and desktop computers, and this is becoming more than a lifestyle…
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Quote: Source of learning

“Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.” ~ Bill Gates  

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Quote: Simple

“Everything should be kept as simple as possible, but no simpler.” ~ Albert Einstein

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