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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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