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Words are powerful. They inspire greatness and effect change. They start movements and empower leaders. They have the power to get you hired, get you promoted and, if used incorrectly, get you fired. Combine the power of words with the ease and speed of email and social distribution in the digital age and one can quickly see that it has never been more important to...

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Gifts that keep on giving: Free edX courses With the holidays well underway, we are glad to offer a MOOC perspective on the popular carol, The 12 Days of Christmas. While this blog post may be tongue in cheek, the courses featured are rigorous, quality education from the world’s top institutions. So, register now and enjoy an in-depth look at drumming, dancing and other carol-related activities. Twelve...

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AP English
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The AP® English Language and Composition exam has two parts: multiple choice and free response. The multiple choice section lasts one hour and tests the ability to read, comprehend, analyze and interpret various types of rhetoric. The 2 hour and 15 minute free response portion of the exam is especially challenging because students are required to compose an argument and cite various sources from supplied...

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Considering an AP course this fall? College prep courses, such as Advanced Placement® classes, are among the most important factors in college admissions today. To help you excel in high school and prepare for college, edX offers more than 40 high school courses from top universities. The edX High School Initiative is also a great way for learners of any age to explore a new...

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President Obama today announced that edX has joined with ConnectED, the President’s initiative to empower teachers to use technology in the classroom. President Obama made the announcement at an event to recognize superintendents from across the country for their leadership in using technology in their school districts. As part of ConnectEd, edX partner universities and colleges will offer teacher professional development courses, along with courses to...

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