posted by Dathan Cole on May 22

Congratulations to all students recognized by judges!

1st Prize Natalie Tarbuck & Eric Widenhofer with Smart Goggles

2nd Prize Raima Puri with Cone of Silence

2nd Prize Jessy Wu with FormiFlex

3rd Prize Dan Rohrer with Solar Drip Irrigation

Honorable Mention Niki Murikinati with Long and Short Range Tracking Device

Honorable Mention Cayden Stopar with M-Uber Delivery

posted by Dathan Cole on Nov 16

Click on the link above and enter the class code: shape525343


posted by Dathan Cole on Aug 15

Dear Students,

My online course is open for student registration. Follow these steps to get started. If you need additional guidance, consult the support site, especially the system requirements which list recommended browsers.

Go to

Bookmark the page to make it easy to return to (although note the the URL will look different due to security measures).

Enroll in this course:

Select “I have a student access code”, enter the code exactly as it appears on the card, and click Submit.

If you have problems registering, or logging in, please contact Customer Support.

You can reach a representative 7 days a week:

  • through the online form
  • by chat
  • by phone at (800) 936-6899

Looking forward to seeing you in class!

Dathan Cole

posted by Dathan Cole on Jan 17

Europe Map Practice

Africa/Middle East Map Practice


posted by Dathan Cole on Nov 17


posted by Dathan Cole on Sep 22

Commanding Heights Link:


posted by Dathan Cole on Oct 13

Use the web address below to get resources that can help you develop your business plan.

posted by Dathan Cole on Oct 14


“At the heart of economics is a scientific mystery… a scientific mystery as deep, fundamental and inspiring as that of the expanding universe or the forces that bind matter… How is order produced from freedom of choice?”

Vernon Smith

“Allow me to lend a machete to your intellectual thicket.”

Captain Jack Sparrow

posted by Dathan Cole on Sep 3

Scarcity -Why Having Too Little Means So Much by Sendhil Mullainathan & Eldar Shafir

The Black Swan by Nassim Taleb

Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman

Freakonomics, Superfreakonomics, and Think Like A Freak by Steven D. Levitt & Stephen J. Dubner

The Armchair Economist and Fair Play by Steven E. Landsburg

The Invisible Heart, The Choice, and The Price of Everything by Russell Roberts

The Mystery of Capital by Hernando De Soto

Predictably Irrational and The Upside of Irrationality by Dan Ariely

Nudge by Richard H. Thaler and Cass R. Sunstein

The Commanding Heights and The Prize by Daniel Yergin

The Invisible Hook by Peter T. Leeson

The Ascent of Money by Niall Ferguson

Flash Boys, Boomerang, The Big Short, and Liar’s Poker by Michael Lewis

Outliers and The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell

Murder at the Margin, The Fatal Equilibrium, and A Deadly Indifference by Marshall Jevons

Eat The Rich and On The Wealth of Nations by P.J. O’Rourke

Why Most Things Fail and Butterfly Economics by Paul Ormerod

The Distribution Trap by Andrew R. Thomas and Timothy J. Wilkinson