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Early Triassic's Stifling Heat Made Earth Hostile to Life, Scientists Say | PBS NewsHour

Early Triassic's Stifling Heat Made Earth Hostile to Life, Scientists Say

Massive Open Online Courses. "4 Professors Discuss Teaching Free Online Courses for Thousands of Students."  Jeffrey R. Young, The Chronicle of Higher Education, June 11, 2012

4 Professors Discuss Teaching Free Online Courses for Thousands of Students

The Chronicle of Higher Education smartly outlines what you need to know about MOOCs (massive open online courses). Great introduction if you are curious about MOOCs and/or looking into what sort of course (and host) you want to take.

Using Badges in the classroom - HASTAC Humanities, Arts, Science, and Technology Alliance and Collaboratory

The myth of monotasking HASTAC Humanities, Arts, Science, and Technology Advanced Collaboratory

Khan Academy - 10 Home School Resources

10 High school Homeschool Resources

KhanAcademy: Learn Almost Anything For FREE! Khan Academy is an educational website that, as its tagline puts it, aims to let anyone “learn almost anythin

The Khan Academy is a free online educational resource with a mission to provide a world class education to any person who desires one.  There are over 3,600 videos covering a wide range of topics from Kindergarten to college level skills.  The tutorials are self-paced and they are all free of charge.

Free Educational Resource: Khan Academy

KHAN ACADEMY: A free world-class education for anyone anywhere. Khan Academy is an organisation on a mission. We're a not-for-profit with the goal of changing education for the better by providing a free world-class education for anyone anywhere.

DEATH BY THE BARREL -- a quick rundown of overwhelming facts from researcher David Hemenway's work on guns and gun use, especially in the US. We've been successful in public-health interventions with drunk driving, poisonings, and a host of other causes of deaths. Too bad we can't seem to use what we know in this area.

Death by the Barrel

Harvard Magazine-JK Rowling Commencement (The Fringe Benefits of Failure, and the Importance of Imagination)

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