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From Bangkok to Bangladesh, Tokyo to Tibet, English is the global language today. Like it or not, the biggest brands and most popular media usually is in English. It’s the language of business and trade, government and pop culture, and it’s here to stay in a thousand different variants. Problem is, everyone isn’t a native English speaker, and many of us spend a great portion of our lives trying to master the global tongue.

English Central believes that words is the building block of the English language, and developing a rich vocabulary is the best thing for a learner. To help learners do this, they have created a unique online learning environment that involves watching videos, and pronouncing words in these videos with the help from English Central’s experts.  And the great thing about this system is that you can do all this from the convenience of your own computer.

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Wolfram alpha has been receiving a lot of attention, and a number of people have seen it as Google’s new rival. In many ways, Wolfram Alpha more than just a search engine – it’s a smart computational knowledge engine.  Anyone who ask Wolfram Alpha factual questions will receive not only facts, but a complete analysis of the questions, with diagrams, charts, and formulas. Wolfram Alpha processes questions through its built-in models, algorithm,  and presents real-world knowledge to users.

In this respect, Wolfram Alpha is smarter than Google. Wolfram Alpha retrieves relevant information, apply scientific models,  and present its answers with data comparison, trends, diagrams,  instead of merely giving you a list of documents that matches your search keywords – like what Google does. The system is elegant, the user interface is simple and clean – it is simply stunning.

No matter what you’d like to learn about, Wolfram Alpha is a great place to start. Here’s how you can use it to learn more about the world around you.

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Time to go back to school again. Just like their students, teachers also have to prepare and find necessary tools to get things going for the new term. From lesson plans, assignments and teaching ideas to creative detention punishments, teachers have a lot of groundwork to cover.

After all, teachers have to go to schools year after year after their students graduate. We’ve rounded up a list of tools teachers could use to get the grunt work done and take the edge out of a monotonous cycle.

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