The Weekend Assignment: Math

What did we learn from last weekend’s assignment on travel? Let us begin at the beginning with the migration of Homo Sapiens (that’s us) from Africa through to Eurasia around 70,000 years ago. By 40,000 years BCE humanity expanded to Australia, Asia and Europe. After that, around 20,000 to 15,000 years ago, humanity migrated to … Read More …

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The Weekend Assignment: Education

Last weekend’s assignment focused on the theme of socialization, and with the #FridayFact we learned that in ancient mesopotamia inscribed clay tablets were used to promote advanced farming techniques. This early form of public relations helped push their society forward and become more productive. Another interesting fact around socialization concerns the social behaviour of dolphins … Read More …

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Introduction to U.S. History: Reconstruction to the Present – Now Available on iTunes U

Calling all students, especially history buffs! Interested in gaining some insight on over 150 years of American history? Want to learn about the major social, political and economic changes of the second half of U.S. history for free? Then shout, “Victory!” (and maybe even do a happy dance), because our HIST212: Introduction to U.S. History: … Read More …

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We Love Resources: Scores of video and podcast lessons from The Faculties

Keep an eye out for our upcoming K-12 Statistics and ELA-10 courses, which make use  of video from The Faculties. Want to make your parents (children, friends) proud and catch up on some extra learning this summer? Excited about starting college but unsure of what to choose as your major? Curious about employment opportunities and … Read More …

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Course o’ the Week: Comparative New Worlds Available on iTunes U

Curious about European exploration, and the cultures of Native Americans? Then look no further: our iTunes U course of the week is HIST 321: Comparative New Worlds. By the end of this course, you’ll have read many primary source documents, teaching you how “fledgling settlements” became strong European colonies and the era of new settlement impacted … Read More …

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