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Khan Academy anyone?

I’ve recently been poking around the Khan Academy website. I really like their formula where the learning can be adjusted to different levels and can be self administered. I also like that it doesn’t depend, necessarily, on teachers but utilizes parents, coaches as well as the learners themselves to direct the experience. I wonder how useful ………. READ MORE

 

Read about one of our partners: 

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Build Change is a non‐profit social enterprise which focuses on saving lives in earthquakes an typhoons. They use local solutions and work with affected communities to design, build, and rebuild disaster‐resistant homes and schools. READ MORE HERE

 

Commentary from a Haitian

 

Imagine watching the world cup final game, second half just started, and suddenly, Blackout! No electricity. This has been my life for several years until inverters and generators became affordable to certain families like mine. Yet most families have not reached this level and cannot afford these tools. Interestingly I’ve noticed a strange thing about the blackout, which has surprisingly taken me to its bright side. Stick with me and in the following lines you’ll discover how bright the dark can be.  READ MORE

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