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List of Nobel laureates by country - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

List of Nobel laureates by country - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The present list ranks laureates under the country/countries that are stated by the Nobel Prize committee on its website. The list does not distinguish between laureates who got a full prize and the majority who got just a fraction of a prize.

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I wonder if the PISAs offer valid indicators or predictors of military thinking and strategic skills or even for creativity. It strikes me that the USA still has the highest number of Nobel Prize Winners (http://www.whichcountry.co/top-10-countries-with-most-nobel-prize-winners-in-the-world/, orhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Nobel_laureates_by_country). I wonder how this is explained? We could look at Nobel Science Winners per capita to consider other measureshttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_countries_by_Nobel_laureates_per_capita. We could and should also research innovations and patents in terms of quantity and quality. I'm wondering about the quality of education may have a few more frames with which to really address the true issues of education in public schools (elementary or secondary) or in higher education (colleges and universities). However, this is not research I have done. I think getting to valid and useful answers will need some high levels of research skills and access.  less… 

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14 wonderful words with no English equivalent

14 wonderful words with no English equivalent | School Leadership, Leadership, in General, Tools and Resources, Advice and humor | Scoop.it
Koi No Yokan: The sense upon first meeting a person that the two of you are going to fall in love
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Okay...this is cool and interesting. And you can throw some of these words into a research paper (or work of fiction) to seem global. I can't imagine pronouncing them without using one of those online pronunciation dictionaries (that you can probably find using Google).

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Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's curator insight, January 25, 2013 9:45 AM

It is cool and interesting and there are many other words that fit.

David Hain's curator insight, January 25, 2013 10:41 AM

Quirky - impress your friends at parties!