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Rothenberg Ventures’ First Virtual Reality Accelerator Emphasizes Health And Education

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5 podcasts that make history fun

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History does not have to be boring, but it sure is easy to make it that way

For many students, history class was at the bottom of the barrel in terms of enjoyment. Not all history teachers deserve a bad wrap, but regurgitating the same lessons every year isn’t conducive to inspiring students to learn.

Once you’re past the whole forced learning aspect of life, you can finally educate yourself on the things you want to learn about,…

Amazon Kindle Textbook Creator turns PDFs into e-textbooks

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Amazon on Thursday released a tool meant to help educators and writers publish e-textbooks.

It’s straightforwardly titled the Kindle Textbook Creator, and it makes it easy to transform PDFs into an e-book format. Plain PDFs are pretty static learning materials, but Amazon says its Textbook Creator offers a simple (and free) way to organize an array of educational materials — graphs, equations, charts or anything else you might find in a textbook

6 ways to succeed without a college degree

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What do Coco Chanel, Steve Jobs, Oprah and Mark Zuckerberg all have in common? Not one of them finished their college education.

While the road to success without a college degree is far from easy, it’s a path followed by some of the most successful people in history. Although today’s job market is slowly improving, many college graduates are struggling to find jobs they’re qualified forAccording to CareerBuilder, 51% of 2014 college graduates are working jobs that don’t require a…

Photographer captures gorgeous side-by-side portraits of transgender people in Cuba

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5 reasons you should wait to go to business school

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This article is part of DBA, a new series on Mashable about running a business that features insights from leaders in entrepreneurship, venture capital and management.

I graduated with my MBA when I was 32 years old. I had been out of school for eight years, working for a handful of companies in various software development, consulting and sales roles. I went back to school because I knew (almost) exactly what I wanted to do in the long run: Start my own company. I was confident going back…

OMG: British boys using more text speak in classroom than girls

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LONDON — You might expect to see GR8, IRL, IMHO and BTW in text or Whatsapp messages, but one in seven British school boys uses text speak in the classroom.

New research from the National Literary Trust released this week shows that 14.6% of boys interviewed for the survey agreed with the statement “I write in “txt” speak in class” — more than the 11.3% of girls that admitted the same.

Almost 30,000 students, aged eight to 16, were…

Rock next semester with these 4 step-by-step studying tips

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This question originally appeared on Quora.

I’m a computer science major; could you please give me advice on the best way to study (especially for math classes)? How do you get good grades at top universities? Please give me specific directions (i.e. What you do before lectures, after and during weekends? How do you study from textbooks? How do you take tests? How much do you study?, etc.).

Answer below by David Koh, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, class of 2011

The most important thing…

7 essential MOOCs for budding social entrepreneurs

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Starting a business to make the world a better place is a worthy and even fashionable idea. But what does creating a social enterprise really entail, and what skills should you have under your belt before you jump in?

Aspiring social entrepreneurs can find comfort and knowledge in MOOCs, or massive open online courses. Platforms such as Coursera, Udacity and Udemy feature a number of low-cost classes taught by expert faculty in socent and related fields.

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7 essential MOOCs for budding social entrepreneurs

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Starting a business to make the world a better place is a worthy and even fashionable idea. But what does creating a social enterprise really entail, and what skills should you have under your belt before you jump in?

Aspiring social entrepreneurs can find comfort and knowledge in MOOCs, or massive open online courses. Platforms such as Coursera, Udacity and Udemy feature a number of low-cost classes taught by expert faculty in socent and related fields.


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