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The Internet is the biggest method by which people can educate themselves and connect with the rest of the world. We need to make the internet free and accessible to everyone.
Shares 15A teacher's role on any given day is a combination of content expert, engineer, detective, psychologist, diagnostician, and researcher. Teachers are expected to have students master a set of concepts and information in a defined period of time.
A Professional Development Workshop for STEM Teachers
Hajjar STEM Center
Description : This workshop will empower Grade 4-12 teachers to infuse making into their STEM curriculum. We will emphasize electronics, coding, and engineering.
BlogBy Dr Deborah Netolicky, Dean of Research and Pedagogy at Wesley College.
Last week we welcomed learning technologies and digital leadership expert, Eric Sheninger, to Wesley College.
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The National Network for Excellence in Science and Technology will promote the development and sharing of cutting edge teaching practice in science and technology.
The NNEST aims to:
draw together cutting edge knowledge for teaching practice in science and technology for 3 to 18 year olds.
The 21st century has been dubbed The Asian Century. Economic growth has led to huge investment in higher education in the region, which is paying off as Asian universities advance consistently up global rankings.
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Wadih Arap, MD, PhD, and Renata Pasqualini, PhD
The Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey has announced 2 new additions to its team of oncology leaders. Wadih Arap, MD, PhD, will serve as the new director of the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey at University Hospital, and Renata Pasqualini, PhD, will serve as the chief of the Division of Cancer Biology in the Department of Radiation Oncology at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School.
The spying technology, developed by an Israeli cyber-arms manufacturer, is sold only to governments, and under the explicit condition that it be used only to track terrorists and other criminals.
After it became clear that the technology had been used much more broadly than that, the Mexicans sent a list of questions to American law enforcement officials to show their seriousness about investigating.
This article was written for our sponsor, Wake Technical Community College.
RALEIGH What do spinach, sewing machines and social media have in common? Not a whole lot - except technology!
According to entrepreneurs and small business owners, technology plays a role in everything from urban farming and custom tailoring, to personal branding and business coaching.
By Mark Schaefer
I have this little offering on my site where anybody can sign up for an hour of my time. It's become a fun way to stay in touch with the business needs of small businesses, entrepreneurs and folks seeking a little help building their personal brand.
May 16, 2014
What do Elon Musk, Mark Zuckerberg, Steve Jobs and Bill Gates all have in common? Each is an amazing salesperson. They're able to get in front of others, clearly present their vision and persuade people to buy in.
Starting with the
Principles for Digital Development, we now have principles for many development sectors,and principles for cross-cutting themes, including principles for:
Gender in mHealth
Agile e-government services in the US and UK
Identification for sustainable development,
Mobile money providers
Even organisations have fine-tuned these resources, for example, DFID does development in a principled way and DAI is teaching digital principles to its non-techie staff, and there are principles for worker engagement supported by technology.
These principles have been developed over a long time.
A new peer-reviewed meta-analysis of 328 studies performed over the past 50 years finds strong positive results for a style of teaching known as direct instruction. It was found to be effective across races, sexes, ages, family income levels, and subjects: all of the estimated effects were positive and all were statistically significant except results related to non-academic effects such as personality and feelings.
A few months ago, Saudi Arabia granted honorary citizenship to Sophia, a robot that's smart enough to beat Jimmy Fallon at rock-paper-scissors and possibly motivated enough to ask Chrissy Teigen for makeup tips.
It was a poorly conceived public relations stunt for promoting a tech expo, and critics immediately clapped back.
February 15, 2018 | By Microsoft blog editor
Episode 12, February 15th, 2018
If you've ever wondered if you could find the perfect combination of computer scientist and MacGyver, look no further than Dr. Peli de Halleux, Principal Research Software Design Engineer at Microsoft Research.
The federal government unveiled the winners of its flagship innovation funding program on Thursday, committing $950-million to five industry consortiums drawn from hundreds of companies, research institutions and industry groups that don't typically collaborate but that Ottawa hopes will create economic growth by combining forces.
Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains said the goal was to create "a made-in-Canada Silicon Valley" that will add billions of dollars to the GDP and get businesses to invest heavily in research and development - and create 50,000 jobs.
A UNIQUE hi-tech training facility is expected to play a key role in bridging a skills gap within the engineering industry.
A college launched by the government just four years ago is warned by the ESFA that it must make cost savings
Prospects College of Advanced Technology has been issued with a financial health notice to improve by the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA).
In a letter to David Sherlock, chair of the college's board of governors, David Jeffrey, deputy director, intervention (London and South East), ESFA, states: PROCAT has been assessed as having inadequate financial health by ESFA following a review of the college's latest out-turn figures for 2016-17 and the revised budget for 2017-18.