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Bill Nye

Entries by Bill Nye

Students: Take Control of Your Education

(2) Comments | Posted October 24, 2013 | 1:55 PM

Twenty years ago, I launched my television program Bill Nye the Science Guy, where I encouraged kids to appreciate and have fun with the process of science.

Now, I am working on a new, very different way for students to secure their college education.

For some, the traditional college experience...

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Fiscal Cliffhanging

(248) Comments | Posted December 29, 2012 | 1:03 PM

If you're like me (and I know I am), you're concerned about our government falling off or over a cliff of financial ruin, or loss of credit and trust worldwide -- in short, trouble. To our representatives: I am compelled to remind you all that you work for us, the...

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A Teacher's Challenge: Empowering Today's Digital Natives for Tomorrow

(30) Comments | Posted September 27, 2012 | 5:47 PM

When a student is excited about learning, amazing things happen.

Their eyes light up.
Their expression changes.
They become empowered to do great things.

I've had the joy of witnessing this firsthand with students of all ages -- seeing what happens when we, as adults and educators,...

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My School Days -- The Crazy Luck

(18) Comments | Posted January 21, 2009 | 5:38 PM

Welcome to Washington, President Obama, you've got more than enough to do. But as the most audacious hoper on Earth, here's hoping you can lead us to set great goals for our schools. You can learn from your daughters; their school is amazing.

Before I was admitted to Sidwell Friends,...

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On Science and the Obama Administration

(53) Comments | Posted January 12, 2009 | 5:59 PM

If you like to worry about things, you might be having the time of your life. We've got a financial crisis, which is part and parcel with a mortgage crisis and an employment crisis. We've got Human Immunodeficiency Viruses. We've got cancer. We have pure corruption creating filthy water, starvation...

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