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Project Lead The Way Partners With San Jose High School To Teach Engineering and Robotics

All over the country, there appears to be a shortage of students choosing careers in engineering. According to Chris Barry of the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, the shortage is equal to "a year's graduating class for the whole country. I can't even begin to tell you how hard it is to find traditional electrical (vice electronic) engineers, and these engineers are key to any activity invol ...

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The Mother Tongue: A Look at Anthropological Languages

The Mother Tongue is a detailed article that discusses the origins of languages all over the world, and the process that linguists have gone through to reconstruct this history. The article begins by discussing that according to the Old Testament, the earliest people on Earth (The Babylonians) only spoke one language. When the Babylonians attempted to build a tower that would reach up to Heaven, God became ...

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What Do Brits Think Of Americans Doing English Accents?

Stand-up comedian and actor Eddie Izzard made headlines earlier this month when it was reported that he is working on a new TV series for FX. The project is currently untitled, but will reportedly follow Izzard's character, an ex-congressman who lost his position after a sex scandal. The show will allegedly have a gritty edge, with Izzard's character helping other characters to resolve their own personal pr ...

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Analysis of Foundations of the Metaphysics of Morals by Immanuel Kant

In Kant's introduction, he breaks down all Ancient Greek philosophy into three fields: logic, physics, and ethics. This can be believed since all Greek philosophical history can be broken down into one of these three fields. Kant then begins to discuss the difference between "pure" and "empirical" philosophy. It seems like "pure" philosophy is something which people have an uncanny knack for, something whic ...

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A Summary of Shakespeare’s Hamlet

In Shakespeare's Hamlet, Shakespeare presents to us Hamlet; the protagonist of the play who becomes a victim to the power of the deceit that surrounds him. By Hamlet changing from an admiring tone of his father to his abhorrent feelings radiating towards Claudius- the new king and the murderer of Hamlets father and to the detesting of his mother Gertrude, the reader can see the debilitating effect that dece ...

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Internships, Why You Should Have One And How To Get One

Internship, a word heard so often yet many students do not know exactly what one is or why they should try and get one. An internship is basically an entry-level job in a company that can be paid as well as unpaid. There are internships available in just about every field, from nursing to marketing. Internships can help teach you the skills and knowledge that you do not pick up by simply sitting in class an ...

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Too Much Homework Undermines Learning

Homework in primary school should never be a burden. The Oxford English Dictionary defines burden as "something that causes hardship, worry or grief." We are discussing children here who are in Grades One through Six, between the ages of six and eleven years. These are the peak years of childhood, the years of growing, of developing interests in music and sports, of socializing with peers and exploring the ...

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Teachers In Transformational Education Reform

Public schools all across America are failing on all fronts. Every year new calls come from all angles to change the system. Unfortunately, most voices focus on the effects rather than the causes of the shortcomings. This series of discussions will explore realistic and honest approaches to actually fixing the American public school system. Everything will be on the table; sacred cows will be slaughtered an ...

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Earn Up To 30 College Credits by Taking The GRE Exam

One of the main priorities college students deal with, apart from doing well academically, is doing well financially. This means cost saving where ever they can. When they think of cost saving what mostly comes to mind is saving on living expenses, books etc. However, what many students do not know is that they could save hundreds, even thousands on tuition costs. Students can earn credit by taking exams th ...

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Study Tips: Using Timelines For Achieving Better Results

History is best learned when it comes to life. One means of making history more relevant is to utilize timelines. These old fashion teaching tools help students understand how important events connect to each other and progress, thereby allowing students the opportunity to comprehend why history is important to the present. It also gives students the ability to see how modern events might change our society ...

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