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Free Homeschool High School Credit Planner - Five J's Homeschool Planning coursework for high school can be a daunting task. How do I know which courses my child needs to take? Will my child have enough credits in each subject to meet my state's graduation requirements? Will my child meet the admission requirements for his college of choice? I had the same questions last year when my son started his freshman year of high school. I knew I needed to look at the big picture to make sure that we didn't end up behind in his coursework. 5 Location-Based Reminder Apps For The Forgetful Smartphones have become so smartypants these days that they are now virtually holding our hand every day, making sure that we successfully navigate the hazardous minefield known as life. From making sure that we don’t miss any important birthdays, anniversaries, or dinner dates, phones these days can also give you reminders when you reach a certain place. These are called “location-based reminders” and they require that you switch on your GPS. The most famous app which does location-based reminders, is of course Apple’s Siri (my girlfriend).

100 Incredible Lectures from the World's Top Scientists Posted on Thursday June 18, 2009 by Staff Writers By Sarah Russel Unless you’re enrolled at one of the best online colleges or are an elite member of the science and engineering inner circle, you’re probably left out of most of the exciting research explored by the world’s greatest scientists. But thanks to the Internet and the generosity of many universities and online colleges, you’ve now got access to the cutting edge theories and projects that are changing the world in this list below. If you’re looking for even more amazing lectures, check out our updated list for 2012 with more talks from great minds. An Introduction to Consumer Neuroscience & Neuromarketing How do we make decisions as consumers? What do we pay attention to, and how do our initial responses predict our final choices? To what extent are these processes unconscious and cannot be reflected in overt reports? This course will provide you with an introduction to some of the most basic methods in the emerging fields of consumer neuroscience and neuromarketing.

The Open Global Education Network - Revisited Of course there is some way to go and an integrated network that matches individual learners with the best content, expert tuition and connections with others remains in the future. At present, online learners have to work hard to find suitable open courses, textbooks and other people to share their learning. This favors those who already have a good educational background and familiarity with the Internet but now opportunities are opening up for a much larger number of would-be learners who have not had these advantages because of personal circumstances or geographical location. This is where the future lies! The Purpose of Education Why should mature adults make the effort to educate themselves beyond the level they have already reached? Psychology 101 at AllPsych Online Introduction and Authorship Welcome to Psychology 101. Have a seat and make yourself comfortable, we are about to start class. Psych 101 is a general psychology text adapted to an online guided format.

24 Free Apps To Help You Change Your Habits I have a lot of things I want to accomplish in the upcoming year. Some of them are really small things (like learning to make hash browns, a breakfast food that has confounded me for years) and some are really big, like learning to live a more minimalist life. In the past, I have begun each new year with great intentions but found following through really difficult—like many of those who create goals for the new year.

Learn Anything: 100 Places to Find Free Webinars and Tutorials Many people want to learn things like how to fix their own sink or speak another language but just don't know how to find the information they need or realize that free educational materials are out there to help them learn. Lucky for them, the Internet is full of tutorials and webinars that can be a great help in learning just about anything, whether practical or academic. We've compiled a list here of 100 places you can go to find all kinds of free educational information to get you started.

Charley Toorop, Moral Realist Charley Toorop, Moral Realist by Donald Kuspit The "case" of Charley Toorop (1891-1955) has much in common with that of Jacob Epstein: both began as avant-gardists -- Epstein achieved instant fame with his Vorticist Rock Drill (1913-15), and Toorop grew up with the Symbolism of her famous father, Jan Toorop -- but both came into their own as "moral realists." For both avant-garde art was more a matter of art for the sake of art than art for the sake of life, thus upsetting the moral balance between them necessary for humanly as well as esthetically convincing art. Epstein once said that just because a work of art is deemed avant-garde doesn’t mean it’s inherently good, by which he meant that all the artistic cleverness in the world -- let alone formal purity -- could not "express. . . the great primal facts of man and woman." For both the primacy of art could not be separated from the primacy of the all-too-human: the creative task was to integrate them.

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I think it is very important for children to learn a different language. It will help them to open up to other people. And will help them in life and work. Very,Very important. by quenbay Apr 7

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