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  • The Economic, Financial, and Political Environment in Argentina March 22, 2015
    The first in a series of three papers focusing on Argentina, this paper analyzes issues pertinent to the relative advantages and disadvantages between the United States and Argentina for producing, transporting, processing, and marketing major agricultural commodities in the context of distribution to significant global markets. Designed as a tool for agribusiness students and prospective […]
  • A Comparative Marketing Analysis of Major Agricultural Products in the United States and Argentina March 22, 2015
    The second in a series of three papers focusing on Argentina, this paper analyzes issues pertinent to the relative advantages and disadvantages between the United States and Argentina for producing, transporting, processing, and marketing major agricultural commodities in the context of distribution to significant global markets. Designed as a tool for agribusiness students and prospective […]
  • A Comparative Analysis of Agricultural Transportation and Logistics Systems in the United States and Argentina March 22, 2015
    The third in a series of three papers focusing on Argentina, this paper analyzes issues pertinent to the relative advantages and disadvantages of transportation and logistics systems between the United States and Argentina in the context of distribution to significant global markets. Designed as a tool for agribusiness students and prospective investment and trade partners, […]
  • Does the U.S. Midwest Have a Cost Advantage Over China in Producing Corn, Soybeans, and Hogs? March 22, 2015
    China's accession to the World Trade Organization, a significant event for U.S. agricultural trade, has been viewed as benefitting U.S. farmers, especially midwestern farmers. This research compares the productivity and cost of production (COP) of China and the United States in producing corn, soybeans, and hogs. The results show that the U.S. Midwest (defined in […]
  • Emerging Forms of Competitive Advantage: Implications for Agricultural Producers March 22, 2015
    Traditional recommendations for building sustainable competitive advantages revolve around differentiating a product from the competition along attributes that are important and relevant to customers. However, strategic approaches based on such notions do not represent viable options for companies competing in commodity markets characterized by a lack of physical product differentiation. The objective of this paper […]
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  • The Pros And Cons Of Mixing Technology And Homework July 27, 2021
    Remote school and work have blurred the lines between work and home. How does this shape the debate over homework? The post The Pros And Cons Of Mixing Technology And Homework appeared first on TeachThought.
  • A Thought About School Opening Recommendations For COVID July 26, 2021
    We should consider using this challenging time to continue to develop and refine learning models that can adapt to a rapidly-changing world. The post A Thought About School Opening Recommendations For COVID appeared first on TeachThought.
  • How To Make A Video Syllabus For Your Classroom July 25, 2021
    A video syllabus is a version of your syllabus in video form. It can be a simple slideshow or a creative framing of your course. The post How To Make A Video Syllabus For Your Classroom appeared first on TeachThought.
  • 11 Underlying Assumptions Of Digital Literacy July 10, 2021
    In understanding the shift from literacy to digital literacy, it may help to take a look at the underlying assumptions of digital literacy. The post 11 Underlying Assumptions Of Digital Literacy appeared first on TeachThought.
  • What Is SplashLearn? A K-5 Math Game For Kids July 8, 2021
    SplashLearn is an engaging standards-based math game for students from pre-K through 5th grade--and is free for teachers and schools. The post What Is SplashLearn? A K-5 Math Game For Kids appeared first on TeachThought.
RSS University World News Global Edition
  • New higher education literacies for a sustainable future October 19, 2019
    As the world becomes more interconnected and interdependent, nations face increasing pressure to improve their political, economic, social, technological and environmental infrastructures in order ...
  • Court moves beyond the past in favouring English October 19, 2019
    The South African Constitutional Court's recent unanimous decision upholding Stellenbosch University's policy favouring English is important in both substance and tone for its evolving narrative o ...
  • The importance of developing cultural intelligence October 19, 2019
    As two of the top host countries in the world, the United States and United Kingdom have long benefited from attracting large numbers of international students. Internationalisation dialogue and p ...
  • A breathtaking shift from autocracy to an open HE system October 19, 2019
    The higher education landscape in Uzbekistan, Central Asia, has been changing rapidly over the past three years. Since the passing of Uzbekistan's first president, Islam Karimov, in 2016, who had ...
  • Why a new higher education review is a waste of time October 19, 2019
    In the first 100 days of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's second administration, the government has launched yet another rethink of higher education policies and priorities through the draft ...
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  • Migration To Remote Learning: The Need Of The Hour [eBook] July 28, 2021
    Should you make the transition to virtual training? Download this eBook to discover why remote learning is here to stay and how you can transform your current L&D strategy. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.
  • Employee Orientation Training: Returning To The Workplace Post-Lockdown July 28, 2021
    In 2021’s post-lockdown workplace, the “new normal” comes with a lot of new workplace conduct rules. Are your employees psychologically and physically prepared for their return to a socially distanced workplace? What can you do to ease their transition? This post was first published on eLearning Industry.
  • eLearning Event Promotion: 6 Ways To Promote Your Event Online July 28, 2021
    Finding creative ways to promote attendance for your learning event is a smart idea. Thus, we've done our research and found the best event promo strategies you can run to start seeing more registrations for your upcoming projects. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.
  • Leaders: How Your Values Affect Organizational Values July 27, 2021
    The well-being of an organization depends on its customers, employees, community, environment, and society. This article talks of beliefs, how they turn into values, how organizations can train their people on values (attitudinal training), and more. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.
  • 6 Must-Have Workplace Learning Strategies For The Hybrid Workplace July 27, 2021
    Globally, the workplace is transitioning to a hybrid model that will continue to have remote teams. Training a hybrid workforce requires a new learning mindset. In this article, I share strategies for workplace learning with a hybrid workforce. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.
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  • Staying Centered with Flexible SEL Resources  July 27, 2021
    Explore a variety of  K-12 resources and curated content collections in the Social-Emotional Learning Center, designed to keep social-emotional connection at the heart of every learning experience.  Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) is such an important area of focus in education because of its unique power to enhance all other subject areas indirectly. By better understanding and managing emotions, both
  • Bring the Benefits of Computational Thinking into Your Classroom with Grab-and-Go Lessons from Ignite My Future July 21, 2021
    The number of computer science-related jobs continues to outpace the number of graduating students qualified to fill them. One key to encouraging students to consider computer science career pathways is the integration of computational thinking across subject areas. Computational thinking considers 21st century technology and overlaps it with key strategies to solve any given challenge.
  • Setting Students up for Success During the Summer with Digital Learning Resources for Parents & Families  July 5, 2021
    Ignite at-home learning and foster quality family interactions this summer with family resources from Discovery Education and our corporate and community partners!  HEALTH & WELLNESS Healthy habits are essential for students to maintain balance, even during the summer. Fortunately, families can learn to make healthier decisions together with a variety of interactive eTools that can be applied to improving
  • Using Hands-On STEM Experiences to Connect Students to the World June 29, 2021
    Watch the June 22nd episode of Hands-On STEM on-demand! Hosted by Brandon Okpalobi, President and CEO of Dibia DREAM, Inc., students built a solar oven while discussing topics around renewable energy, sustainability, and engineering and meeting STEM professionals from API & Boeing! Active engagement is one of the best ways for students to learn new
  • Help Girls Build Cyber Skills to Secure the Future with Girls4Tech June 28, 2021
    Our world is changing faster than ever, and there has never been more opportunity for students to soar in STEM! As the 4th Industrial Revolution redefines life as we know it, students today are in a unique position to help build a better world for us all by harnessing the power of technological innovation. Girls4Tech,
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  • 80 back to school ideas and activities July 26, 2021
    It's back to school time again and this year might be different once again. As summer comes to a close teachers are preparing for that big first day of school. This year, for many of us, it means going back to in-person instruction after over a year away. Or perhaps your instruction is a hybrid […]
  • Going back to school face-to-face: 10 tips July 20, 2021
    After enduring remote learning, teachers and students are heading back to the classroom. Here are some things to keep in mind. After more than a year of remote instruction, some schools are going back to school face to face for the first time.For others, they've been face to face for a while, but the remote […]
  • Getting started with learning stations in middle school July 19, 2021
    This post is written by James Hunt, a 6th grade science and geography teacher in Southeast Missouri. James was selected as Teacher of the Year at his building in 2019. You can connect with him on Twitter at @Mr_JamesHunt. Have you ever tried stations in your classroom before?  Stations are centers (or areas) set up […]
  • 20 teacher questions to ask over the summer June 3, 2021
    Summer is a great time for big-picture reflection. Here are 20 teacher questions to think about. In the heat of a school year, there's a LOT on teachers' to-do lists.  Lesson planning. Grades. Emails. Meetings.  Oh, and we have to teach, too! After we close the (grade)books on a school year, it's time to take it easy, recharge, […]
  • 15 ways to use Genially in the classroom May 26, 2021
    Are you looking to create professional looking presentations, websites, videos, and more from easy to use templates? Here comes Genially. This post is co-authored by Manny Curiel and Karly Moura. Manny Curiel is an educational technology specialist for Cypress Fairbanks ISD near Houston, Texas. He's a Google Certified Trainer and Microsoft in Education Trainer. He […]
RSS Discovery Education
  • Staying Centered with Flexible SEL Resources  July 27, 2021
    Explore a variety of  K-12 resources and curated content collections in the Social-Emotional Learning Center, designed to keep social-emotional connection at the heart of every learning experience.  Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) is such an important area of focus in education because of its unique power to enhance all other subject areas indirectly. By better understanding and managing emotions, both
  • Bring the Benefits of Computational Thinking into Your Classroom with Grab-and-Go Lessons from Ignite My Future July 21, 2021
    The number of computer science-related jobs continues to outpace the number of graduating students qualified to fill them. One key to encouraging students to consider computer science career pathways is the integration of computational thinking across subject areas. Computational thinking considers 21st century technology and overlaps it with key strategies to solve any given challenge.
  • Setting Students up for Success During the Summer with Digital Learning Resources for Parents & Families  July 5, 2021
    Ignite at-home learning and foster quality family interactions this summer with family resources from Discovery Education and our corporate and community partners!  HEALTH & WELLNESS Healthy habits are essential for students to maintain balance, even during the summer. Fortunately, families can learn to make healthier decisions together with a variety of interactive eTools that can be applied to improving
  • Using Hands-On STEM Experiences to Connect Students to the World June 29, 2021
    Watch the June 22nd episode of Hands-On STEM on-demand! Hosted by Brandon Okpalobi, President and CEO of Dibia DREAM, Inc., students built a solar oven while discussing topics around renewable energy, sustainability, and engineering and meeting STEM professionals from API & Boeing! Active engagement is one of the best ways for students to learn new
  • Help Girls Build Cyber Skills to Secure the Future with Girls4Tech June 28, 2021
    Our world is changing faster than ever, and there has never been more opportunity for students to soar in STEM! As the 4th Industrial Revolution redefines life as we know it, students today are in a unique position to help build a better world for us all by harnessing the power of technological innovation. Girls4Tech,
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  • Why Is The Demand For First Aid Certified Workers Increasing July 20, 2021
    First Aid Training offers immense value, particularly to those who want to accelerate their career growth and boost their earnings. Ultimately, First Aid Certification enables an individual to differentiate himself from the competition, which is exceptionally important in today’s highly competitive job market. It is worth realising that first aid training does not just benefit […]
  • Comparing Coaching vs. Mentoring July 19, 2021
    Coach or mentor? Coaching and mentoring are similar, but involve different skills and a different approach.  In general mentoring is a long term relationship while coaching is short term and focuses on tasks and training. The best place to start is a definition of coaching and mentoring. Coaching: The International Coach Federation (ICF) defines coaching as […]
  • How Simulation Technology Improves Education July 16, 2021
    The use of simulation in education allows students to experience active problem-solving in a safe learning environment. Educators are able to gauge if students have developed a level of competency when placed in simulated situations requiring quick evaluation, determination of procedural steps, and execution. The technology also allows teachers to collect statistical information on a […]
  • Working from Home – 8 Tips for Success July 15, 2021
    In recent months, a growing number of global businesses around the world have announced plans to continue the option of working from home for everyone who wants to do so after the pandemic. But many people are struggling to work from home and they are not as productive as they were in the office. But […]
  • Is Emotional Intelligence Superior? July 14, 2021
    Emotional intelligence makes a person more strong in reading others' body language as they already have a great understanding of emotion. Understanding of feelings and behaviour, as well as impulses, lead the person to feel more confident while surrounded by insecurities, tension, anxiety, emotionally strong person can handle many problems in life without showing to […]
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  • How to Gameschool Science and Math With Genius Games April 5, 2021
    Genius Games has put together a collection of unique and interesting games for subjects that we often don’t think of games for, such as math and science. Board games are a fantastic learning tool to introduce, practice, and review concepts – especially when those concepts can be challenging. This is often called “gameschooling.” Basically, you […]
  • Rick Hansen Foundation School Program March 8, 2021
    Join our mission in educating youth on how they can make a difference in their community.   The Rick Hansen Foundation School Program (RHFSP) offers compelling resources for youth in kindergarten to Grade 12. Explore our range of free online lessons and activities that can easily be incorporated into your home-schooling curriculum. All lessons are available […]
  • Indigenous Education Resources for Canadians October 24, 2020
    Learning about different perspectives helps all of us be more understanding, compassionate, and respectful of people in all walks of life. As Canadians, one vital perspective we need to include in our lesson plans is that from an Indigenous viewpoint. In this blog post, you will find Indigenous Education Resources that you can use in […]
  • French Second Language Homeschool Resources October 18, 2020
    French as a Second Language is a subject that many homeschooling families in Canada want to include – given that it’s our official second language. For many though, the biggest challenges they face are a lack of resources and confidence in their own French skills. In this post, we’ll explore some ways to include French […]
  • Alberta Curriculum Checklists August 20, 2020
    Although not every homeschooling family chooses to use the Alberta curriculum learning outcomes as a guideline for what they are going to learn for the year, some people like to know their child is following along in a similar learning pattern to their publicly schooled peers. The outcomes are shared on the government’s education website […]
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  • The Negative Effects Associated With Condom Usage During Sexual Intercourse July 28, 2021
    Many experts feel as though they cannot talk about the negative aspects of condom usage to promote safe sexual intercourse, however scientifically speaking, there are several negative effects which can be incurred when doing so. The reason these individuals with specific expertise in sexual reproduction, biology, anatomy, and/or physiology do not discuss these issues is […]
  • The Features of Air Force One and the Wireless Telecommunication Produced Because of It July 21, 2021
    The United States of America presidential aircraft referred to as “Air Force One” is capable of inflight refueling from secondary aircraft, infrared missile jamming, radio detection and ranging jamming, also referred to as “RADAR jamming”, and a top secret anti-nuclear weaponry defense system as the main engines are designed to throw chaff into the air […]
  • Textile Pollution of the Citarum River in Indonesia July 14, 2021
    The Citarum River (pronounced “chit-ah-rum”) in Indonesia is considered to be the most heavily polluted river in the world with over 400 textile factories situated nearby which choose to dump their industrial waste directly into the river itself, treating the river as a sewer system which carries away waste. The problem is so intense that […]
  • The Agama Texts of Hinduism July 7, 2021
    Hinduism is not a religion of the book as there is no central source of authority like the Bible or the Quran to refer to, however there is no shortage of scripture. The whole canon of Hindu philosophy thrives upon debate and spiritual inquiry, much of it contradictory. Collected all together, these texts would fill […]
  • The Baptistère de Saint Louis and its Significance to European Culture June 30, 2021
    The Baptistère de Saint Louis was created by Malmuk craftspeople to be used as a luxury bowl to hold holy water during christenings, in fact King Louis XIII used the same object during his christening as an infant. Despite being created by Islamic craftspeople and depicting graphic violence of decapitation and limb severance, the Baptistère […]