Jackie Gill

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Apple's aging Mac Pro is falling way behind Windows rivals

Apple's Mac Pro is aging fast, especially with screaming fast Windows desktops being announced in recent weeks.<p>Introduced in 2013, the Mac Pro was a top-of-the-line desktop at that time. It looked exquisite in its sleek cylindrical design, and it sported new features like Thunderbolt 2 ports, plus …

Workstations

The Global Search for Education: Training Teachers Online

<i>"Whilst access to a school is obviously still required for training, today no aspiring teacher should be denied entry to the profession as a result of being unable to access an ITT provider." -- Nicholas Breakwell</i><p>Dr. Nicholas Breakwell spent almost a decade at Hibernia College in Ireland and its …

To keep the teachers in our schools, stop the upheaval | the big issue

Since 2011, rapid changes to examinations, pupil assessment, school structures, performance measures and Ofsted have reduced the professional resilience of teachers. As education secretary, Michael Gove also ignored the warnings of the House of Commons education select committee and the evidence of …

This new education law could lower the standards for teachers' qualifications

With such overwhelming support, it could well be argued that it must be a sound legislation. But, is it?<p>We have been elementary and secondary school teachers as well as professors and researchers of elementary education, teacher education and teacher development for more than 35 years. And we …

Education

Five new frameworks that can drive teacher education reform

There have been more than 100 reports critiquing teacher education in Australia since the 1970s.<p>These reports led to new tests and more …

Talking Education Policy with Dallas-Fort Worth Teachers

The White House strives to meet people where they are -- bringing the Administration's voices to communities across the nation through digital engagement. Last week, Roberto Rodríguez, who advises President Obama on education policy, joined an online group of over 9,000 educators in the Dallas-Fort …

Education

Obama Announces Three Assistant Secretary Nominations for the Ed. Dept.

U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King, Jr., may not be the only person to drop the "acting" from his title this year. President Barack Obama …

U.S. Dept. of Education