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Show entries from: January 2012 returned 162 result(s).

Apple & the Ivy League: Reinventing Education

Published: 1/20/2012 4:16:00 PM - Author: none
'...the software will cause the price of textbooks to fall off a cliff. High school textbooks will be introduced through an online store for under $15...'

Google results disappoint

Published: 1/20/2012 4:11:00 PM - Author: none
'...The No. 1 Internet search engine underperformed on both revenue and earnings in the fourth quarter, disappointing investors who had counted on record U.S. online-commerce to prop up results...'

Employee Turnover: Issues and Factors

Published: 1/13/2012 6:17:00 PM - Author: none
'The Canadian Grocery HR Council commissioned a review of the best academic literature on HR practices in retail to provide the industry with proven techniques to improve performance. This is a one of a series of best practices. The following is a summary of...'

Upcoming OAC Reach Ahead Competitions

Published: 1/13/2012 6:13:00 PM - Author: none
'...reach ahead competitions for grade 11 and 12 students interested or studying in environmental sciences/studies as well as business (particularly agri-food business)...'

The Aboriginal Child and Education: Grand Chief Stan Beardy

Published: 1/13/2012 5:53:00 PM - Author: none
On a visit to Thunder Bay, TVOParents.com host Cheryl Jackson sat down for a couple of conversations with Grand Chief Stan Beardy. Here he talks about how children on reserve are missing out on full-day kindergarten.

Khan Academy's Salman Khan: Changing Education & Learning System

Published: 1/13/2012 5:44:00 PM - Author: none
Watch Salman Khan explain the revolutionary way he is changing education and how he wants to improve the learning system.

Education reform needed

Published: 1/13/2012 5:41:00 PM - Author: none
'...Ontario's indebtedness is of such immensity that health care is not the only area in which the government should take the opportunity to make some "long overdue changes."

Efficiencies can be realized and non-essentials eliminated in education as well. Ontario currently funds four school systems where only two, one English and one French, would do the job. There is arguably no more obvious example of wasteful duplication in Ontario today....'

High school students know that their learning isn't relevant

Published: 1/13/2012 5:30:00 PM - Author: none
'...Do we have the will to integrate digital technologies into students' learning in regular, frequent, and meaningful ways? Are we brave enough to cast a critical eye at the learning tasks that we assign students and ask difficult but necessary questions about their relevance in a technology-suffused, globally-interconnected society? Are we willing to look at what passes for 'learning' and 'teaching' and 'schooling' on a day-to-day basis in this country and acknowledge that the vast majority of it is mind-numbingly boring and disengaging? Can we recognize that we're infantilizing our young adults instead of enabling them to be empowered learners, thinkers, and doers?...'

TVO Parent interview with Grand Chief Stan Beardy on aboriginal youth crisis

Published: 1/13/2012 5:26:00 PM - Author: none
Nishnabe Aski Nation Grand Chief Stan Beardy discusses the aboriginal youth mental health and suicide crisis with TVOParents host Cheryl Jackson.

Look what these 'kids' can do!

Published: 1/13/2012 5:20:00 PM - Author: none
School to Career Arts & Culture Program at L. B. Pearson High School in Burlington, Ontario
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