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S M Nazmuz Sakib: “Alison has given me the ability, personal...

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My name is S M Nazmuz Sakib and I am an online instructor on Bitdegree, Simpliv, Airtract and Teachlr. I have gained several diplomas with Alison and have also taken courses from many other platforms. How did you learn about Alison? I learned about Alison when I was studying for my Higher School Certificate in…

Word + Quiz: traduce

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traduce trə-ˈdüs verb1. speak unfavorably about or blame while employing false statements or misrepresentation2. betray or go against_________The word traduce has appeared 15 times on NYTimes.com in the past year, including on May 11 in the Magazine interactive “The Comfort of Common Creatures” by Helen Macdonald:In Britain, comparisons to the Second World War…

Learning With: ‘How Big Tobacco Hooked Children on Sugary Drinks’

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5. In 1963, R.J. Reynolds took over the company that made Hawaiian Punch. What were some of the tactics it used to market this product? Give an example and explain how it specifically appealed to children. 6. In 1985, Philip Morris acquired the company that sold Kool-Aid and Tang. What marketing strategies from its cigarette…

How Has 2020 Challenged or Changed You?

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That’s why we’re inviting young people everywhere to document their lives right now. For students in the United States, we’re also running a special multimedia contest inviting you to submit anything you like — in words or images, video or audio — to tell us about your experiences.To inspire you, we’re posing the question above…

The Antikythera a 2000 year old puzzle still in the making

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In our effort as humans to understand the surrounding universe. There have been many studies and experiments that have been carried out, and without them, we would not be where we are today.Without as many facilities and communications as we enjoyed today, our ancestors sought with great fervor to dominate the cosmos and use it…

Film Club: ‘How Billie Eilish Is Redefining Teen-Pop Stardom’

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3. An additional challenge: What connections can you make between this film and your own life or experience? Why? Does this film remind you of anything else you’ve read or seen? If so, how and why? 4. Next, join the conversation by clicking on the comment button and posting in the box that opens on…

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Is your teaching knowledge best-in-class?

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As the world changes at pace, education is having to respond in turn.A growing global population has created an unprecedented demand for learning.Meanwhile, technological advances have meant education is simultaneously more available, and more complex than ever before.Unlimited – available for only £149 this February – gives you limitless access to hundreds of online courses…

Word of the Day: denouement

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denouement dā-ˈnü-ˌmä noun1. the outcome of a complex sequence of events2. the final resolution of the main complication of a literary or dramatic work_________The word denouement has appeared in 54 articles on NYTimes.com in the past year, including on June 25 in “Humble Waiter or Son of a King? A Royal Mystery Piques…

Color Love | Peach and Aqua

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January 26, 2021 How is winter going in your part of the world? It’s currently snowing outside here and everything is black white or grey. To break this depressing aura I decided to refresh our colorful Peach and Aqua Color Palette. I love incorporating shades of peach as it reminds me of warmer days. Teamed…

3 Signs Your Job Is Burning You Out — & What...

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In the past two years, the pandemic revolutionized remote work, created a hot job market due to “The Great Resignation,” and laid bare the new realities of burnout. Most of us associate burnout with staying up late to finish a mountain of work or sitting through back-to-back Zoom meetings — but it’s more nuanced than…
Unlock the Power of Data with Python: University of Michigan Offers New Programming Specializations on Coursera

Unlock the Power of Data with Python: University of Michigan Offers...

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Python is one of the fastest-growing programming languages, and a main driver of its popularity is data science. Due to its easy learning curve, a rich set of libraries and tools, and strong community support, Python is used widely by data scientists. The University of Michigan has launched two new Python Specializations in partnership with…

Sick Of Swiping? Here’s How To Code Your Own Dating App

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If you’re single and swiping on a dating app, it’s romantic to think that fate will lead you to a potential partner — and while that might be true, it’s also a matter of code.Since OkCupid and Tinder came on the scene in the early 2010s, using dating apps to find a partner has become…

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University of Illinois Launches New Specialization on Coursera to Increase Access to Online Master of Computer Science Degree

University of Illinois Launches New Specialization on Coursera to Increase Access...

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By Dil Sidhu, Chief Content Officer at Coursera Although computing roles are among the highest-paying jobs today, historically just under three percent of college graduates have earned a computer science (CS) degree. That has translated into a shallow talent pool for an industry that is projected to add more than half a million jobs by…

Word + Quiz: gestalt

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gestalt gə-ˈstält , -ˈshtält noun : a configuration or pattern of elements so unified as a whole that it cannot be described merely as a sum of its parts _________ The word gestalt has appeared in nine articles on NYTimes.com in the past year, including on June 12 in “Revisiting the Images of…

How to get a job as a developer

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Developers have one of the most rewarding jobs out there. From synergistic, collaborative work environments to the satisfaction born out of contributing to something greater, there's a little something for everyone. Plus, the constant evolution of technology means you'll always have room to learn.If you're motivated by growth and new opportunities, a career in development…

Word + Quiz: molder

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molder ˈmōl-dər verb : break down, decay _________ The word molder has appeared in 20 articles on NYTimes.com in the past year, including on Sept. 26 in “Florence’s Slow-Motion Havoc Leaves Thousands of Evacuees in Limbo” by Alan Blinder and Chris Dixon: With the storm still wreaking slow-motion havoc long after its winds…

17 Learning Tools For Your Next Outdoor Excursion

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Seek. You’ll be surprised by just how many creatures you can find, once you really begin looking. And this entertaining app from iNaturalist, an initiative of the California Academy of Sciences and the National Geographic Society, encourages users to do just that. Take a photograph with your phone, or choose one from your library, and…

What Should #MeToo Mean for Teenage Boys?

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Find all our Student Opinion questions here.In “The #MeToo Balancing Act in High School,” Andrew Reiner writes:The #MeToo movement was a watershed moment, empowering girls and women to share their stories, and many boys and young men have told me in interviews that the greater awareness of and need to end sexual assault against females…
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