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Most Industries Are Nowhere Close to Realizing the Potential of Analytics

Back in 2011, the McKinsey Global Institute published a report on the transformational potential of big data—and it would take a supercomputer to process all of the articles that have appeared since then urging companies to get on board before some digital disruptor renders them obsolete. And yet …

A quiet education revolution worldwide is giving kids the skills to be 21st-century citizens

As a child, Dana Narvaiša hated school. Her teachers thought she asked too many questions and her English instructor used to gleefully skip over her when it was time to read aloud to the class.<p>Narvaiša now runs Cesis New Primary School in a town of 40,000 people, about an hour and a half from Riga, …

Education

I predicted exactly how Trump would win 8 months ago — here is how it happened

• Donald Trump would win the election and become president.<br>• He would need only a minority of the popular vote to do so (gaining a majority in the electoral college).<br>• He would do it by increasing his support from white voters.<br>• And — based on a theory by an obscure Republican election strategist from …

Government

The 6 Major Barriers Standing in the Way of Educational Change

Research<p>As college and university administrators shift their priorities away from the mission of education, the role of faculty-as-teacher is …

How Authenticity Can Keep Professionals From Growing Into Effective Leaders

The concept of “authenticity” means many different things to different people: not putting on a show, being true to one’s values, being transparent, feeling aligned with one’s integrity, etc. For many, the practice of authenticity feels positive, liberating and growth-inducing. But, in practice, it …

Selling

A Dictionary For 21st Century Teachers: Learning Models & Technology

<b>Learning Models, Theories, and Technology: A Dictionary For 21st Century Teachers</b>by <b>Terry Heick</b> and<b> TeachThought Staff</b><b>Purpose:</b> Improving our chance …

Pedagogy

New- CK-12 Now Provides Great Video Resources to Foster Students Mathematical and Critical Thinking Skills

February 6, 2015<br>Here is an interesting update I received today through an email from the folks in CK-12 informing me of their latest release. CK-12 …

25 Teaching Tools To Organize, Innovate, & Manage Your Classroom

<b>25 Teaching Tools For The Digital Classroom: Tools To Organize, Innovate, & Manage What You Do</b><p>by <b>Mike Acedo</b><p>Over the years, many of us have personally …

Education Technology

Homeland Security is testing nightmare scenarios where toy drones become flying bombs

Drunk crash landings are the least of our problems<p>Here's a hypothetical matchup for you. A column of tanks covered in thick armor, capable of firing many bullets of both large and small caliber. On the other side, a bunch of plastic quadcopters you bought at the local Walmart. Who wins? According …

Chalkup- A Wonderful Google Drive Tool for Teachers

February 6, 2015<br>I just learned through an email from Justin Chando about this interesting update to Chalkup. The folks in Chalkup have finally made …

Education Technology