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4 months ago
Group 1:Mamadou is a pious Muslim who lives with his three daughters living in a tiny village Mauritania. Despite not receiving an education, he’s aware of its importance. He wants to send his three daughters to school, but he fears that his conservative community will not allow him to do so. How can we help Mam...
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Mental health has been in the news a lot lately for all the wrong reasons. The suicide of famous people has brought mental health to the front pages. Most people who suffer from mental health sometimes don’t look for help because they fear society will judge them. How then can we talk about mental health? New York State recently made a law t...
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Some colleges across the country have started to question the value of standardized test scores as part of their admissions requirements.  Princeton and Stanford recently joined the
Last week, the DigiQ team held a “Brown Bag” session where we discussed the various pros and cons of MOOCs. Overall, I think we agreed that moocs is a useful learning resource but with certain limitations such as lack of completion rates and prior knowledge of the subject by some students. We also talked a lot about online classes and some of its benefits and problems. This
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Most of us have at least one social media account we use everyday. We have various reasons for using social media: news, sharing content, and connecting with friends and family, etc., Imagine having to pay for social media? This is what the
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One of the biggest decisions I’ve made in my young life so far is going away to college. I left the comfort of home and my family for a new experience. Once on campus, students have to deal with a roommate, who they are most likely meeting for the first time. You would think it’s a good idea to pick your own roommate, however, some schools such as 
I had the pleasure of volunteering at and attending the User Experience Professionals Association (UXPA) annual International conference 'UXPA 2018' in Puerto Rico last week (June 25th - June 28th).
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In my previous blog post, I talked about President Trump and Secretary of Education Besty Davo's plan to give more money and create more opportunities for parents to send their children to private and charter schools. But are private and charter schools really that much be...
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 Many high school seniors and their families think it cost a lot of money to attend a private or even state public school. They see $30,000 per year and never take time to apply. I was one of them when I was applying to colleges several years ago. I am currently enrolled at a community c...
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The Twilight Zone series defined a generation and forever impacted storytelling, science fiction, and television. My absolute favorite episode is “The Monsters Are Due on Maple Street.” While it first aired way back on March 4, 1960, it provides perfect lessons on race, gender, and ...