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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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  • 9 Characteristics Of A Competitive Learning Environment That Protects Children September 20, 2021
    There are elements of play, leveling up, and a sense of mastery or achievement upon accomplishing each challenge. The post 9 Characteristics Of A Competitive Learning Environment That Protects Children appeared first on TeachThought.
  • 7 Strategies For Using Context Clues In Reading September 20, 2021
    Strategies for using context clues in reading including word parts, definition--> explanation, examples, antonyms, and analogies. The post 7 Strategies For Using Context Clues In Reading appeared first on TeachThought.
  • 20 Of The Best Online Learning Tools For Students And Teachers September 15, 2021
    From PDF management to more informal learning platforms like Quora, reddit, and YouTube, here are some of the best online learning tools. The post 20 Of The Best Online Learning Tools For Students And Teachers appeared first on TeachThought.
  • Creating A Different Kind Of ‘Gang’ To Reach Students September 10, 2021
    More authentic and diverse in-school social groups can engage challenging, hard-to-reach students in powerful ways. The post Creating A Different Kind Of ‘Gang’ To Reach Students appeared first on TeachThought.
  • The Benefits Of Inquiry-Based Learning September 7, 2021
    Teaching students to ask effective questions gives can engage them while acting as an ongoing informal assessment tool. The post The Benefits Of Inquiry-Based Learning appeared first on TeachThought.
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  • 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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  • A Virtual Field Trip Inspiring Student STEM Curiosity September 11, 2021
    By guest blogger Ann Byrdie Bullock, M.Ed., Middle School Science Teacher, Independence Non-Traditional School in Virginia As a middle school educator, I know the critical importance of engaging my students in STEM. Research shows that this is the age kids, especially girls, opt out of STEM pursuits. In a continued effort to inspire my students to
  • Siemens Foundation and Discovery Education Award Five Schools in the 2021 Possibility Grant Sweepstakes August 23, 2021
    Explore more than 150 hands-on STEM activities from Siemens STEM Day! Five schools across the United States were selected this year to receive a $5,000 grant each for STEM technology through the 2021 Possibility Grant Sweepstakes. Created by the Siemens Foundation–a leader in advancing STEM workforce development and education initiatives–in partnership with Discovery Education, the
  • Ignite Inspiration Anywhere with Virtual Field Trips August 20, 2021
    Give students a virtual passport to explore new worlds, mind-blowing innovations, and inspiring real-life stories with Discovery Education’s wide variety of new and on-demand Virtual Field Trips.  No matter what direction you want to get students thinking in, there’s a Virtual Field Trip that will get you there! Virtual Field Trips are the perfect ready-to-use resource to kickstart student engagement
  • Support a Healthy Work Environment with Digital Workplace Training to Combat Opioid Epidemic August 9, 2021
    As teachers, administrators, operations and other support staff begin the return to school this fall, it’s important that everyone’s health is being considered. The Operation Prevention program, created in partnership with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and Discovery Education, now offers a four-part digital module series to educate professionals in the workplace about the opioid
  • Encourage STEM Exploration in Any Environment with NEW After School Resources July 31, 2021
    The mission of the STEM Careers Coalition is to inspire STEM exploration and encourage consideration of STEM pathways for all students, in any environment. As we’ve witnessed over the last year, learning doesn’t only take place in the classroom. Out-of-classroom time provides the opportunity for students to expand their understanding of STEM principles while exploring
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  • Shorts season: An introduction to the NEW Flipgrid camera September 16, 2021
    The Flipgrid Shorts Camera is packed with possibilities. Check out some of the new features and get started creating! Mike Mohammad has been a secondary science teacher for 20 years. He is currently teaching High School science at Brookfield Central High School in Brookfield, Wisconsin.  You can follow him on Twitter @mo_physics  and check out […]
  • 20+ interactive digital lessons for class tomorrow September 14, 2021
    Need some lesson ideas for class tomorrow? The Applied Digital Skills curriculum from Google for Education teaches practical digital skills with free video lessons.Post sponsored by Google for Education You've got lessons to plan for tomorrow. Or next week. Or your next unit. Let's be honest. Time is not something we teachers have an overabundance of. What […]
  • Google’s buried treasure: 20 hidden tricks and tools September 14, 2021
    Google is a behemoth. With all of its tools and apps and programs and initiatives, there’s no way to keep tabs on everything. As such, it’s easy for newer Google tools — and even some that have been around for a while — to slip through the cracks. The problem with that: there are some really powerful, […]
  • 20+ ways to use 10 BIG Flipgrid updates September 9, 2021
    Once again Flipgrid released BIG updates to its camera, user experience, help center and more. Here are 20+ ways to use those updates in the classroom. For many students, video is just part of the way they speak. Snapchat. Instagram. YouTube. How they'll share those videos is a natural way of thinking for them. Video has never […]
  • 10 ways to make lessons more hands-on September 8, 2021
    I’ve seen it in my own life. I bought an old zero-turn radius lawn mower and learned how to drive it on the fly. I’ve tinkered with broken items around the house until I fixed them. I’ve seen it in the classroom. Students finally getting verb conjugation in Spanish after rearranging cards with word parts on them. It’s […]
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  • A Virtual Field Trip Inspiring Student STEM Curiosity September 11, 2021
    By guest blogger Ann Byrdie Bullock, M.Ed., Middle School Science Teacher, Independence Non-Traditional School in Virginia As a middle school educator, I know the critical importance of engaging my students in STEM. Research shows that this is the age kids, especially girls, opt out of STEM pursuits. In a continued effort to inspire my students to
  • Siemens Foundation and Discovery Education Award Five Schools in the 2021 Possibility Grant Sweepstakes August 23, 2021
    Explore more than 150 hands-on STEM activities from Siemens STEM Day! Five schools across the United States were selected this year to receive a $5,000 grant each for STEM technology through the 2021 Possibility Grant Sweepstakes. Created by the Siemens Foundation–a leader in advancing STEM workforce development and education initiatives–in partnership with Discovery Education, the
  • Ignite Inspiration Anywhere with Virtual Field Trips August 20, 2021
    Give students a virtual passport to explore new worlds, mind-blowing innovations, and inspiring real-life stories with Discovery Education’s wide variety of new and on-demand Virtual Field Trips.  No matter what direction you want to get students thinking in, there’s a Virtual Field Trip that will get you there! Virtual Field Trips are the perfect ready-to-use resource to kickstart student engagement
  • Support a Healthy Work Environment with Digital Workplace Training to Combat Opioid Epidemic August 9, 2021
    As teachers, administrators, operations and other support staff begin the return to school this fall, it’s important that everyone’s health is being considered. The Operation Prevention program, created in partnership with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and Discovery Education, now offers a four-part digital module series to educate professionals in the workplace about the opioid
  • Encourage STEM Exploration in Any Environment with NEW After School Resources July 31, 2021
    The mission of the STEM Careers Coalition is to inspire STEM exploration and encourage consideration of STEM pathways for all students, in any environment. As we’ve witnessed over the last year, learning doesn’t only take place in the classroom. Out-of-classroom time provides the opportunity for students to expand their understanding of STEM principles while exploring
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  • Kids Online Learning Statistics 2020 September 14, 2021
    Education in 2020 has made a significant shift to the online classroom and remote learning. Conducted by OnePoll on behalf of CodeWizardsHQ, we surveyed 2,000 American parents of school-aged children and examined both parents and students’ biggest challenges with digital learning during this unique school year. Top statistics include: - 94% of American parents are […]
  • Need Of School Management Software September 7, 2021
    School management software is a helpful tool for schools to handle students, teachers and complete administration with ease. It is a set of algorithms that helps schools, colleges, coaching, and other educational institutes. The school management system will help you to automate institutes operations, minimize errors and wastage of time. It ensures that your school […]
  • The Best Learning Management Systems based on Customer Experience [Infographic 2021] September 3, 2021
    This Top 20 LMS list has been created using a holistic approach and is based on input from actual LMS users. The order of appearance depends on Customer Satisfaction (CSAT Score), Customer Effort (CEF Score) & Customer Expectation (CEX Score). You can also find LMS Customer Experience Resources that will help you choose the right […]
  • Online Education Statistics 2021 August 30, 2021
    Online learning blew up last year. Thanks to the shutting down of schools, universities, and all other major educational institutions, the shift to remote education was swift. As people have become much more acquainted with this mode of instruction, and can often access online platforms to learn at their own pace, the changes could be […]
  • Benefits Of Educational Toys That Your Kid Must Grab August 23, 2021
    These days, toys are more than just essentials. Children enjoy playing with them and discovering their functions. The question is whether you could use some of these toys to enhance their everyday life. The answer is YES, but it depends on whether you know where to look. A child’s imagination develops even early in development […]
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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 Original Intention of the 13th Century Italian Carnival Festival September 15, 2021
    The Italian festival of Carnival which takes place during the winter in Venice, Italy, is a 13th century tradition designed to allow anonymity and indulgence before Lent commences. Ash Wednesday marks the end of Carnival and the beginning of Lent, a 40 day period of fasting and reflection. Catholic priests mark patrons forerheads with ash, […]
  • The Problem of Corruption Within the Indian Judicial System September 8, 2021
    Of the total number cases of child trafficking which should be reviewed by the Indian Supreme Court, less than 0.001% are actually brought before the court and prosecuted. The problem however is not with the judicial system itself but rather with implementation of law enforcement as members of law enforcement often take bribes and victims […]
  • The Creation of the Taliban in Afghanistan and Other Islamist Extremist Organizations September 1, 2021
    In Peshawar, Pakistan, Arabs who supported the Afghan Mujahideen during the Soviet-Afghan War reached out to displaced Afghan youth refugees, paying particular attention to the youngest and most impressionable minors. All camps had madrasas installed, which are religious educational facilities that young boys would attend, virtually always freely provided by their own families as the […]
  • The Intentions of the Louvre in Paris, France Over the Past Centuries August 25, 2021
    Located in the heart of Paris, France, the Louvre Palace was the main place of residence for French monarchs during the 16th and 17th century, however in 1682, Louis XIV moved his entire court to the Palace of Versailles which was an even grander estate located in the countryside. The Louvre was then used to […]
  • The Reason the True Age of the Universe Can Be Definitively Proven August 18, 2021
    This discovery of the speed of light provided a satisfactory explanation as to why the world becomes dark at night. This is immensely important as the further a star is from an observer, the longer it will take for light to arrive from that point, to the observer themself. If the universe was infinite in […]