A Handy Visual Featuring The 7 Learning Styles

During the first month of the new school year, teachers get to know their students in terms of their learning levels, where they are at with their learning, their strengths and weaknesses, and, most importantly, their learning styles. I emphasized the last point because it is the key to a successful learning journey for students. Continue

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Stanford Professors Want To Teach You How To Scale Your Business Without Screwing It Up

After eight years of studying best practices for expanding a business, a pair of Stanford professors are scaling up the size of their classroom with their first foray into massive open online courses (MOOC). Continue

Teaching languages with technology: tools that help students become fluent | Teacher Network | Guardian Professional

Young people live their lives through technology: they are the web generation and they are hungry for more. Our challenge is to channel the natural enthusiasm our pupils have for ICT by using it in their everyday lives and embed it purposefully into the modern foreign languages (MFL) classroom. continue

Google Debuts Education Tool Oppia for Teaching Others 

Google today launched a new online education tool called Oppia, currently an open source project with the goal of making it easy for anyone to create online interactive activities that others can learn from.

How To Coach Underperforming Employees 

When employees slow down in their work, your business operations will also slow down as well. We can blame that to a lot of factors, like slow sales cycles or non-delivery of important equipment, but one of the most commonly overlooked (as well as the most damaging) could be as simple as a change in marketing strategies or processes.

Apple, Microsoft, mobile carriers pony up for Obama’s school broadband plan 

Tech companies from Apple to Autodesk and three of the nationwide mobile operators are contributing hardware, software and services to help fund the Presidents plan to connect 15,000 schools with broadband.

Data Science for Business: Interview with NYU Stern’s Foster Provost

Interesting article. I have the same point of view, had the same problem and did the same thing: Provost noticed during his data classes that there weren’t any books he could recommend to his MBA students that taught the fundamental principles

Almost three-quarters (72%) of UK firms believe that graduates lack the necessary skills to analyse data effectively

Almost three-quarters (72%) of UK firms believe that graduates lack the necessary skills to analyse data effectively. As a result, only 10% look at new graduates when recruiting for big data projects. These were among the key findings of a recent OnePoll survey of senior executives commissioned by Teradata.