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The Conversation

Jan 21, 2020 jjamison
The Conversation

Seven days that changed our world It was a week like few others for Canada as the country mourned the death of 57 of its citizens killed by being caught in the middle of growing hostilities between Iran and the United States. And if that wasn't enough, Vladimir Putin made a move to become Russia's leader for life, while infighting broke out between Democrats vying to defeat Donald Trump. It's…

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Modular Learning: Your Route to In-Demand Skills and Credentials

Jan 21, 2020 jjamison
Modular Learning: Your Route to In-Demand Skills and Credentials

Stackable, Modular Learning: Education Built for the Future of Work Published on: Jan 16, 2020 by Liz Joyce 999 views No Comments Posted in: Learner News Like this post on Facebook Share this post on Google Plus Tweet about this post on Twitter Share this post on LinkedIn Email this post The workplace has changed: as technology continues to rapidly transform industries and jobs,…

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The Conversation

Jan 21, 2020 jjamison
The Conversation

What you don't know about coffee and edibles It’s Monday and what do you need first thing this morning to launch into the week: a strong cup of java for a jump start or a bite of a cannabis edible to calm the mood? Luckily, today in The Conversation Canada, we’ve got you covered either way. Thomas Merritt of Laurentian University has a wonderful explainer on the biology of coffee. As he writes:…

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World Economic Forum - Schools of the Future Report

Jan 21, 2020 jjamison

The World Economic Forum released their new report. Schools of the Future: Defining New Models of Education for the Fourth Industrial Revolution identifies eight critical characteristics in learning content and experiences. It also highlights 26 schools who are doing school differently. Key FindingsEight critical characteristics in learning content and experiences have been identified to define high-quality…

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How Weather Forced a Minn. District to Establish E-Learning Options On the Fly

Jan 21, 2020 jjamison
How Weather Forced a Minn. District to Establish E-Learning Options On the Fly

How Weather Forced a Minn. District to Establish E-Learning Options On the Fly By Mark Lieberman on January 17, 2020 9:29 AM It's every educator's nightmare: A long-planned initiative gets rushed into implementation before planning is finished. Sometimes that situation is avoidable—but not for Marshall Public Schools in Minnesota late last year. The district had been developing an e-learning…

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