Open Source Education project started

I have established a hashtag for this pursuit, so if you add #OpenED to your post on almost any of the social media sites, including WordPress, you will associate that content with this community project.

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Another quickie update to my life post!

I know...I've been REALLY slacking on the original post front and this one is not going to make up for all those missed opportunities to connect with my followers. That said, here's my quickie update: 1. Moving...yes, I'm moving soon. Lease here in Rockville runs out on June 15th and I'll be moving about 20 … Continue reading Another quickie update to my life post!

4 bald eagles found shot at Washington state lake

Officials and a Native American tribe in Washington state are offering $13,750 for information leading to the conviction of whoever killed four bald eagles near a lake last week, according to local media. Authorities tell The Seattle Times they suspect the bald eagles were shot from the trees and dropped into a Snohomish County lake, … Continue reading 4 bald eagles found shot at Washington state lake

E-book customers will get refunds [News]

via MSN Money If you purchased e-books from Amazon or other vendors in the past few years, you may see a little extra money in your store account -- thanks to a $69 million settlement of a price-fixing case brought against major book publishers by state attorneys general. Amazon has emailed customers about the refunds, … Continue reading E-book customers will get refunds [News]

Discovery of gatekeeper nerve cells explains the effect of nicotine on learning and memory

ScienceDaily (Oct. 7, 2012) — Researchers at Uppsala University have, together with Brazilian collaborators, discovered a new group of nerve cells that regulate processes of learning and memory. These cells act as gatekeepers and carry a receptor for nicotine, which can explain our ability to remember and sort information. The discovery of the gatekeeper cells, … Continue reading Discovery of gatekeeper nerve cells explains the effect of nicotine on learning and memory