“ Families have a new opportunity to fall in love with the one of the nation's greatest resources: our national parks. Today President Barack Obama launched the "Every Kid in a Park" initiative to provide all fourth grade students and their families with free admission to the parks and other federal lands [...]”
At the age of 18, Matt Frame scored a hat trick of sorts.
He earned his high school diploma, associate degree and bachelor’s degree all at the same time.
He insists he’s no genius: He did it, in part, by passing standardized exams that earned him more than 90 credits — the equivalent of three years of college — while he was in middle school and high school.
Here's a reminder that beginning this January, the University of Wisconsin-Madison will offer 6 Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) to lifelong learners in Wisconsin and around the world! MOOCs are free online learning opportunities available as non-credit experiences to anyone interested in participating.
Wonder how a MOOC works and how you can participate? Get answers >
The 6 MOOCs will incorporate shared themes, including examining human choices and challenges, sustainability, and the changing environment. Our first course, The Land Ethic Reclaimed: Perceptive Hunting, Aldo Leopold, and Conservation launches on January 26th. We hope that you will join us! In the meantime, we wish you all happy holidays!
“I am learning all the time. The tombstone will be my diploma.” — Eartha Kitt. For Idzie Desmarais, these are words to live by. A self-described “pagan-ish green-anarchist feminist hippie confusedly-queer woman,” she is also a writer, chef, public speaker and radical thinker.
I Made it through High School and 13 days of University, before making the best decision of my life. By giving my student loan back and living my vision, which is travelling the world and being in control of my time. You see… I didn’t have a plan when I started, I just knew… …believed …
EdX announced on Tuesday that it will be joining forces with Microsoft, to offer seven online programming courses. Students can take the courses for free, or for a small fee obtain a "verified" certificate they can show to current or potential employers.
The professional life and aspirations of Lance Lucas exemplify the adage that it is not where you start from that matters, but where you end up.
Lucas is founder and CEO of Baltimore’s Digit All Systems (DAS). While accurate, it is coldly-clinical to simply describe Digit All System as “a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization committed to bridging the digital divide and bringing the benefits of expanding technology to everyone.”
Like the NIV itself, the NIV Study Bible is the work of a transdenominational team of Biblical scholars [more about the NIV Bible]. All confess the authority of the Bible as God's infallible word to humanity. They have sought to clarify understanding of, develop appreciation for, and provide insight into that word. This website provides the "Introductions to the Books of the Bible" that are found in the NIV Study Bible.
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