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Technology Manifesto for a progressive State Government
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.
Feb 22 5:30PM Medium

Personalized Learning Meets AI With Watson Classroom
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.
Feb 22 10:33AM Getting Smart

STEM Institute July 2018
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.
Feb 21 5:32PM D-E 360

Future-ready schooling
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.
Feb 21 2:38PM Wesley College

The Future of Big Data: Next-Generation Database Management Systems
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Feb 21 9:25AM DATAVERSITY

NNEST About Us
Back to NNEST zone homepage 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.
Feb 21 8:48AM Hwb

These are the top universities in Asia
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.
Feb 21 6:01AM World Economic Forum

Arap and Pasqualini Join Oncology Leadership at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey
ONCAlert | 2018 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium Acute Myeloid LeukemiaBladder CancerBrain CancerBreast CancerColorectal CancerFollicular LymphomaGastric CancerGastrointestinal CancersGenitourinary CancersGynecologic CancersHead and Neck CancersHematologyHER2- Breast CancerImmunotherapyLung CancerLymphomasMelanomaMultiple MyelomaOvarian CancerProstate CancerRenal Cell CarcinomaSoft Tissue SarcomaDialogues in DiagnosticsDifferential DiagnosisCase-Based Peer PerspectivesEmail Sign-Up News > 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.
Feb 21 12:20AM Targeted Oncology

Skeptical U.S. Rebuffs Mexico's Request for Aid in Spyware Inquiry
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.
Feb 20 10:10AM nytimes.com

Local entrepreneurs weigh in: Tech isn't just for tycoons
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.
Feb 20 10:00AM WRAL TechWire

Go-to resources to modernize your marketing mindset
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.
Feb 19 1:31PM Schaefer Marketing Solutions: We Help Businesses

Share What You Know and People Will Buy What You Sell
Marketing > Boosting Sales May 16, 2014 Next Article Next Article 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.
Feb 18 11:01PM Entrepreneur

In ICT4D We're Principled, But Are We Practiced Enough?
Starting with the Principles for Digital Development, we now have principles for many development sectors,and principles for cross-cutting themes, including principles for: Refugee education mHealth design Gender in mHealth Agile e-government services in the US and UK Identification for sustainable development, Mobile money providers Digital security Lean research 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.
Feb 17 11:11AM ICTworks

Why Don't Schools Use The Most Effective Teaching Methods?
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.
Feb 16 3:42PM The Federalist

Should We Root for Robot Rights?
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.
Feb 16 3:19PM Medium

Code in the Classroom with Dr. Peli de Halleux
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.
Feb 16 4:30AM Microsoft Research

Federal government names winners of $950-million 'supercluster' funding
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.
Feb 15 3:46PM The Globe and Mail

Your school's future in the cloud
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Feb 14 5:25PM Innovate My School

NEW APPRENTICE CENTRE CAN PLAY LEAD ROLE FOR INDUSTRY
A UNIQUE hi-tech training facility is expected to play a key role in bridging a skills gap within the engineering industry. The 1.
Feb 14 5:00PM FE News

Flagship college in financial crisis
Jonathan Owen 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.
Feb 14 11:59AM Tes