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Richard Feynman On Knowing Versus Understanding

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Richard Feynman On Knowing Versus Understanding by TeachThought Staff Who is Richard Feynman? Richard Feynman, born in 1918, was a theoretical physicist whose work in quantum mechanics earned him the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1965. According to nobelprize.org , Feynman obtained his B.Sc. in 1939 at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and studied “at Princeton University, where he obtained his Ph.D. in 1942. “He was Research Assistant at Princeton (1940-1941), Professor of Theor

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OPINION: Banning legacy admissions will deliver another blow to the children of Black alumni

The Hechinger Report

As we made our way down one of the city streets that bisect the Yale campus, cars zooming by, my daughter Mari swept her wide-eyed gaze across the grand Gothic cathedrals that are Yale’s residential colleges. “I didn’t expect it to be so … fancy,” she said, her voice filled with wonder. She was six, and I knew “fancy” was her word for impressive, extravagant.

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MrBeast Reverses Stance, Embraces X Platform

Mark Smithers

In a surprising turn of events, popular YouTuber MrBeast has recently made a significant shift in his strategy by embracing the struggling social media platform, X. Despite previously adamantly refusing to share his content on X, MrBeast has now released a video on the platform, signaling his newfound faith in its potential for advertising revenue.

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Vague school rules at the root of millions of student suspensions

The Hechinger Report

A Rhode Island student smashed a ketchup packet with his fist, splattering an administrator. Another ripped up his school work. The district called it “destruction of school property.” A Washington student turned cartwheels while a PE teacher attempted to give instructions. A pair of Colorado students slid down a dirt path despite a warning. An Ohio 12th grader refused to work while assigned to the in-school suspension room.

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Quickly Create Personalized Learning Experiences that Work

How can we actively engage learners 24/7, on their level and according to their interests, while respecting their learning styles? It’s not impossible. In this guide: Explore how to transform traditional, one-way videos into two-way interactive learning experiences Understand different types of artificial intelligence (AI), including - Generative vs.

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Interactive Magic: Best Digital Publishing Platforms for Engagement

Kitaboo on EdTech

In today’s ever-changing world of digital publishing, getting your audience’s attention is an uphill battle. With so much content out there competing for eyeballs, the secret to success is interactivity. Not only does interactive content engage audiences, but it also creates an immersive experience that stays with you long after you’ve finished reading.

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Hechinger’s school discipline project: How we did it

The Hechinger Report

The Hechinger Report spent the last year investigating a major subset of school discipline: suspensions and expulsions for vague, subjective categories like defiance, disruption and disorderly conduct. We started this project with some basic questions: How often were states suspending students for these reasons? What kinds of behavior do educators say constitute defiance or disorder, anyway?