Background and introduction to the United States Declaration of Independence: In this video, Aspen Institute President and CEO Walter Isaacson talks to Sal about the background to the Declaration of Independence.
School & Career
Khan Academy: Discovery of magnetism
Discovery of magnetism: Our ancestors noticed that certain rocks were attracted to each other. They also noticed that this force could be transferred onto certain metallic objects!
11 Common FAFSA Mistakes
FAFSA, or Free Application for Federal Student Aid, is the application you fill out to get financial aid for college. In the past it took forever. But today’s graduating seniors can go electronic, making it easy to get the money you need. We can’t guarantee you’ll get financial aid if you fill out the FAFSA,… Read more »
Entrepreneur Q & A: Kellin Haley
1. What does being an entrepreneur mean to you? Being an entrepreneur to me means being an individual that creates innovation to help the world be a better place. Everywhere we see great systems and things that help us live our lives, stay healthy, and be efficient. Being an entrepreneur is seeing the ability to… Read more »
Khan Academy: Introduction to Economics
Introduction to economics: Basic introduction to what microeconomics and macroeconomics study. A bit on Adam Smith.
Khan Academy: What does it feel like to invent math?
What does it feel like to invent math?: An exploration of infinite sums, from convergent to divergent, including a brief introduction to the 2-adic metric, all themed on that cycle between discovery and invention in math. Music: Legions (Reverie) by Zoe Keatin
It is Almost Over: the End or the Beginning
These four words could mean anything to you. It does not have one distinct meaning. You decide what it means to you: this day is almost over, this season is almost over, or in my case, school is almost over. This phrase is used all the time and works with many different events. It could… Read more »
A Day With the “Schwabies”
Emajae- Columbia Park Clubhouse of Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco Charles Schwab Corporation is a banking and investment brokerage company that has more than 325 branches in the United States and one branch each in London and Puerto Rico. As of May 31 2015, Charles Schwab Corporation has $2.57 trillion in total client… Read more »
Khan Academy: Reid Hoffman - Founder of LinkedIn
Reid Hoffman - Founder of LinkedIn:
Khan Academy: Empires before World War I
Empires before World War I: Austria-Hungary. Ottoman empire. British, German, French and Russian empires.