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The Professor and the Madman: A Tale of Murder, Insanity, and the Making of The Oxford English Dictionary by Simon WinchesterMysterious (mistîe · ries), a. [f. L. mystérium Mysteryi + ous. Cf.
Copyright © 2001 Elsevier Science Ltd All rights reserved. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, Volume 5, Issue 6 , 236-243, 1 June 2001 doi:10.1016/S1364-6613(00)01662-4
Yellowknife, 11 May 2010— The Department of Education, Culture and Employment needs to improve its planning, monitoring, and reporting for some aspects of the Northwest Territories’ education system, says Sheila Fraser, the Auditor General of Canada, in an audit report issued to the Legislative Assembly today. “Education is an investment that is vital to the development of the Northwest Territories,” said Ms. Fraser. “Educated citizens are better able to meet the demands of a modern economy and to become productive, participating members of society.”
There is a technology war coming. Actually it is already here but most of us haven't yet notice. It is a war not about technology but because of technology, a war over how we as a culture embrace technology. It is a war that threatens venerable institutions and, to a certain extent, threatens what many people think of as their very way of life. It is a war that will ultimately and inevitably change us all, no going back. The early battles are being fought in our schools.
Learning Theories Miscellaneous Sites ACT Research Home Page - The ACT group is led by John Anderson at Carnegie Mellon University and is concerned with the ACT theory and architecture of cognition. The goal of this research is to understand how people acquire and organize knowledge and produce intelligent behavior.
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Distance learning saves province money and can free students' schedules. But some families are more wired than others. Is she too young to be schooled this way? Kids in B.C. can now take almost every course required in K to 12 online , from math and science to social studies and art, even physical education, thanks to the Ministry of Education's Distributive Learning initiative. But public education advocates say pushing online learning for everyone could erode the universal access and quality of education in this province. Helesia Luke is one such advocate.