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Calvin Harper

Pennsylvania teen tends livestock, fixes computers

You stand quietly scanning the hill. The air is filled with the scent of pine, and you hear the wind passing through the trees. A chipmunk, awakened from its winter slumber, darts across your line of sight. A quick check ...

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Arizona educator helps his advanced computer repair students learn by doing

The technological dominance of the United States is not because of raw genius alone. There are thousands of brilliant minds born every year in China, India, and around the globe. U.S. technology is ...

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Teenage IT professional was shaped by mix of potent ingredients

Being a parent is one of the most rewarding things a person can do in life. It is also one of the most challenging, especially if you’re trying to do it right. It is especially joyful to watch your little one grow up ...

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Former hairstylist followed unusual route to educating students at a school library in Virginia

In November 1785, Scottish poet Robert Burns was out plowing spent crops into a field to enrich the ...

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Tennessee prison educator’s knack for IT led to his unexpected career path

Tennessee, the heartland of country music, is one of the most beautiful places in the world to visit. The State derives its name from the Cherokee village of “Tanasi” (“where the waters meet”) and is one of ...

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Pennsylvania IT instructor uses math and writing tool that’s to dice for

It was a simple plan: track down some rogue goblins that had been raiding farms in the province and put an end to them. It was a good plan, and, like most plans, it fell …

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With her family in a different state, Ohio teen wrapping up high school on her own

I recently spoke with an IT instructor who told of trying to convince a female student to repair …

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Ohio tech teacher followed his passion for cybersecurity into the classroom

The Greek philosopher Plutarch described the process of educating young people "not as a vessel to be filled, but a fire to be kindled." The essence these wise words is that educating ...

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Pennsylvania teenager's can-do attitude is driving his IT ambitions

According to federal government statistics, 20 percent of Americans have some degree of hearing loss. The strongest predictor of hearing loss is age — 91 percent of people 50 and older suffer from ...

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