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.@melindagates shares lessons and lesson plans from teachers she met this summer:
“If you want to do the job well, you do not sit during the summer” and other lessons from inspiring teachers:
Learning a thing or two from WA Teacher of the Year Katie Brown.
Brrr! I dumped ice water on my head to raise awareness for ALS. Over to you, @RyanSeacrest, @elonmusk, and @TEDchris
Good news for developing countries. Curing blindness is going mobile: (via @ozy)
Great bathroom reading… Researchers found a way to turn urine into energy: via @TheEconomist
I couldn’t agree more: “What Today’s Economic Gloomsayers Are Missing”
It may be #SharkWeek, but this little fly is WAY more dangerous:
Here's what I learned on my recent trip to Ethiopia with @realjohngreen:
This is one of the best and smartest investments we can make in a child’s future (and it’s not a vaccine):
Depending on where you live, cooking, sex and pooping are either 3 of life's pleasures or what kills you via @nprnews
When people in extreme poverty get an animal, extraordinary things start to happen: via @Heifer
When @melindagates and I saw the terrible impact of malnutrition, we knew we had to do more to help:
Can you draw a circle? Stunted children may not be able to complete even that simple task:
7 of the 10 countries with the highest prevalence of stunting are in Africa:
Ethiopia’s economy is growing faster than China’s. So why do we still think about famine when we think of Ethiopia?
#Malnutrition in Africa is more about food quality than quantity:
See how children in Tanzania compare to the height of the average 9-year-old:
A lot of people think of Africa as a continent of starvation. The truth is a lot more complex:
In Africa, starvation is declining. So why are 40% of kids there stunted—not developing fully b/c of malnutrition?
The world’s greatest thermos, and other impressions from my trip to Ethiopia w/ @SueDHellmann:
An introduction to the mind-bending world of quantum computing:
Here’s the first video @realjohngreen made from our trip to Ethiopia. He takes you inside an amazing newborn ward:
Free summer reading: A chapter from the best business book of all time: