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PICKED: The Girl Effect, The Sequel
PICKED: The Girl Effect, The Sequel

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News21: Next-Gen Storytelling for the Multimedia Age
News21: Next-Gen Storytelling for the Multimedia Age

From frontlines to bylines, or what the future of journalism has to do with a countryside ranch.

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Waiting for “Superman”: Education by the Numbers
Waiting for “Superman”: Education by the Numbers

Why 26 seconds are enough to end up in prison, or what Superman has to do with the economy.

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Phylomon: The Game of Life
Phylomon: The Game of Life

Pokemon meets Mother Earth, or what preschoolers have to do with the life of life.

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Pencils of Promise: Grassroots School-Building
Pencils of Promise: Grassroots School-Building

How to give and own at the same time, or why Facebook is the new Peace Core.

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13 Words: Lemony Snicket + Maira Kalman
13 Words: Lemony Snicket + Maira Kalman

A despondent dog, a busy bird, and what iconic illustration has to do with the iPad.

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String Portraits: Vintage Photographs of Young People Learning Mathematics via One Visionary Educator’s Playful Hands-on Method
String Portraits: Vintage Photographs of Young People Learning Mathematics via One Visionary Educator’s Playful Hands-on Method

String theory for the rest of us, or what vintage photography has to do with gaming for good.

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Infoviz Education: Animated Visualizations for Kids
Infoviz Education: Animated Visualizations for Kids

Helium, carbon, and what Little Red Riding Hood has to do with malnutrition in Africa.

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The School of Continuing Education
The School of Continuing Education

Five outposts for ongoing learning, or how to master French cuisine, rock music, and sailing at your leisure.

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Gift Guide: Kids & The Eternal Kid
Gift Guide: Kids & The Eternal Kid

From thinking to tinkering, by way of color, music and photography.

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