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Interesting Educational Sites

The first, which is quickly becoming famous is Salman Khan’s http://khanacademy.org, which extensively uses YouTube to provide what he calls “asynchronous learning”. Over two thousand videos covering a wide array of subjects, with particular strength in math, economics, and science. He also has over 60 videos on astronomy and cosmology. At about ten minutes each, […]

Berkeley Ranks 4th in International Reputation

The irony with this study, however, is that even many of my fellow East Bay residents — living in the shadow of Cal — barely mention it when talking about elite schools. “Ivy League” carries a huge amount of weight for some people. But clearly, schools don’t have to be private to enjoy great reputations […]

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