Thinking In Time
With the arrival of spring comes the focus of modern public education: standardized testing.
The best way to learn about making social media work for your business or brand is to learn from those that succeeded to do so before you. That’s true of strategy and of monitoring your progress.
Lately, “coworking spaces” — shared office environments that provide desk and conference room space, Internet connections, social connections, and counseling for professionals, entrepreneurs and startups — have been the rage. In a rough-and-tumble economy with limited or tenuous job opportunities, entrepreneurship and startups are seen as the most viable (and often more interesting) career path. Coworking spaces cater to this new way of work, with temporary and long-term leasing arrangements, often within the funkiest city neighborhoods.
We've known for over 30 years that lecturing is the worst way to transmit information, and yet, the vast majority of even the 'best' schools still use it as a main method. It is about time that education got rolling online en mass, as campuses are stretched to get good teachers, and tuition/housing/books have skyrocketed, while quality of education has remained constant or dropped. The online model finnally permits you to have the best teachers at the lowest cost regardless of your location--increasingly the courses are free, with a fee for certification.
COMMENTARY I was just reading about how Barack Obama and George W. Bush are the most polarizing presidents of the past 50 years, meaning they had the largest gap in approval ratings between democrats and republicans.
I'm sory but this is utterly rubbish. I don't understand how can this be more useful or practical then a tent, in those "emergency situations". This is another well intentioned design "concept" with few practical aspects besides serving as an emergency blanket.
“Now that I have seen the true power of education, there is no turning back.
One of the biggest solar power plants in the world is located right outside Seville in Spain. The giant 330 feet tall power-generating tower is surrounded by more than 600 mirrors—each the size of half a tennis court.