Lindsey Osterman

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The UK is a world leader in ed tech – how do we keep it that way?

Our digital economy is growing at a rapid rate and there’s good work going on across government to promote this success from organisations like Tech …

Education Technology

How WeChat Is Reshaping Online Education

Over the past year, I have been trying to help providers of online education courses in both China and the U.S. form partnerships with each other. Originally, I asked my Chinese clients to consider using learning management systems (LMS) such as Instructure's Canvas or Blackboard’s CourseSites.<p>LMS …

Education Technology

Survey: Millennials around the world worry most about economic inequality

Millennials around the world worry most about social and economic equality, remain skeptical of government and the media, and count Tesla CEO Elon Musk as one their heroes, according to a World Economic Forum survey released Sunday.<p>More than 1,000 young people, ages 20 to 30, from 125 countries and …

Employers add 161,000 jobs in Oct, unemployment rate falls to 4.9%

The economy added a modest 161,000 jobs last month, according to the final employment report before the presidential election, but wage growth accelerated, strengthening the Federal Reserve's case for an interest rate hike next month.<p>The unemployment rate fell to 4.9% from 5% as the number of …

Clinton's campaign taps star power as Trump goes it alone

CLEVELAND (AP) — Hillary Clinton dispatched musical and political celebrities across battleground states Friday to try to energize Democrats in …

Clinton, Trump Skip Inspiration, Stick to 'Buyer Beware' Closing Arguments

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have largely ditched the traditional optimistic tone typical of the end of a presidential campaign and instead are making their closing pitches by arguing that the other is either too dangerous or untrustworthy.<p>Fueled by their historically high unfavorable ratings, …

Steve Bartman Comments on Cubs Winning World Series

After 13 years as a scapegoat, a weight was lifted off Steve Bartman's shoulders when the Chicago Cubs beat the Cleveland Indians in Game 7 of the World Series on Wednesday, and according to a spokesperson, the victory brought happiness to the Windy City's former public enemy No. 1.<p>Per Josh Peter …

Inflammation in the brain linked to CTE

<b>(CNN) —</b> Inflammation in the brain has been associated with neurodegernative diseases like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's, and a new study links it for the first time to chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE.<p>The researchers compared the brains of 48 former football players diagnosed with CTE with …

Kinesiology

Seven Small Towns You Must Visit in the U.S.

Seven reasons to start planning that U.S. road trip, stat.<p>New York City—more specifically the neon insanity around Times Square—may be the most …

Times Square