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Economics is another class that I will probably end up teaching. This infographic would be great in a classroom to show students how valuable, or unvaluable in some countries, the U.S dollar is . It is a good compare and contrast infographic and easy to understand. This visual could work while teaching micro or macro economics. Micro because I could emphasize the U.S dollar. Macro with the comparisons of different countries.

Show your kids this amazing comparison chart to illustrate the power of starting early when it comes to investing. Then open a Roth IRA as soon as they earn W2 income. (See: http://blog.famzoo.com/2011/04/pave-road-to-retirement-for-your.html)

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Out of Africa – Did the Colonial Powers ever Really Leave?

Africa may have achieved independence, but the old colonial ties are still important as France’s decision to send troops to Mali to fight Islamist extremists shows. | Geography Education

#Map of #Africa's #Resources, February 2011, by Philippe Rekacewicz | Why does this map feel like baring the continent to coveting eyes?