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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 Benefits Of STEM Teaching In Closing Opportunity Gaps October 20, 2021
    STEM education uses democratic teaching, which promotes shared authority between students, teachers, and communities. The post The Benefits Of STEM Teaching In Closing Opportunity Gaps appeared first on TeachThought.
  • Keeping It Simple: 10 Timeless Fundamentals Of Teaching October 19, 2021
    It is better to teach our teachers how to teach and how to learn for themselves than teach them dated, finite information The post Keeping It Simple: 10 Timeless Fundamentals Of Teaching appeared first on TeachThought.
  • Join TeachThought University’s Digital Library Today October 19, 2021
    TeachThought University is a growing library of ad-free strategies, resources, inspiration, and research to make teaching enjoyable again. The post Join TeachThought University’s Digital Library Today appeared first on TeachThought.
  • SplashLearn Courses Are Live K-5 Math And Reading Classes October 12, 2021
    SplashLearn Courses are engaging, live K-5 Math and Reading tutoring classes for elementary school-aged students. The post SplashLearn Courses Are Live K-5 Math And Reading Classes appeared first on TeachThought.
  • 3 Tips For Giving Better Student Feedback In Large Courses October 11, 2021
    Although giving better student feedback in a large classroom can be challenging, it's possible to do so without sacrificing substance. The post 3 Tips For Giving Better Student Feedback In Large Courses 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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  • New Activities Celebrating SEL as a Team Sport  October 13, 2021
    Inspire students to set and achieve goals this year using practical social-emotional skills they can run with in their everyday lives.  Find easy ways to engage elementary students in important SEL competencies this school year with new resources from LaGolda, a pro-social animated series and online educational program available on the Discovery Education learning platform.  As LaGolda and her growing team of friends travel the world and overcome challenges
  • Explore the Application of Genomics to the World Around Us  October 7, 2021
    The new and developing field of genomics involves the study of the genome, the entirety of a person’s genes. Genomic studies in medicine are showing that interaction between genes and environmental factors and lifestyle choices can have a major influence on a person’s risk of developing diseases such as cancer, heart disease, and diabetes.   Developed
  • Dynamic New Virtual Field Trips From Discovery Education and Social Impact Partners Help Students Explore STEM in the World Around Them October 6, 2021
    To help students explore the exciting the many ways STEM is shaping the world around them, Discovery Education and leading corporate and community partners proudly introduce four new engaging, no-cost virtual field trips (VFTs). Learn more and register for the new virtual field trips and find all the resources here. Discovery Education offers educators, students,
  • Vote for the 3M Young Scientist Challenge Improving Lives Award & Join the Live Final Event October 5, 2021
    Now through October 15, 2021, students, teachers, parents, and other members of the public can vote once per day  to choose the innovation from the 2021 3M Young Scientist Challenge that they believe has the most potential to make a positive impact on the world – and take advantage of the opportunity to join us live
  • Celebrate Modern Manufacturing with the STEM Careers Coalition October 1, 2021
    Calling all creators, doers and makers! If your students are ready to solve some of the manufacturing industry’s toughest challenges, check out these resources to see if they have what it takes to Make It In Modern Manufacturing. In celebration of Manufacturing Day, the STEM Careers Coalition, has curated an engaging collection of brain teasers,
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  • 20 ways to use Wakelet in your class October 20, 2021
    The Internet is a busy place. Wakelet makes it more manageable. See how you and your students can create collections and more with Wakelet. The Internet is full of useful information … and it’s getting fuller every day. The struggle these days isn’t finding enough information. It’s knowing what to do with it when we […]
  • Progressive choice boards: Provide choice without overwhelming October 13, 2021
    Choice boards give students options for activities they do, but they can also be overwhelming. Here's a better option. Once, when teaching high school Spanish, my students and I had finished covering a new verb tense. We practiced it. They were getting the hang of it. It was time for them to demonstrate understanding. Show what […]
  • 13 ways to connect music and lyrics to class October 12, 2021
    Songs can embed themselves deeply in our minds and our memories. Can you remember a specific song that immediately takes you back to a place and time in your past?For me, these three have very vivid memories:When I was moving into the dorms at Indiana State University my freshman year — a wide-eyed brand new college […]
  • Student collaboration in shared Google Slides October 4, 2021
    Teamwork is a desirable job skill in today's economy. When we let students collaborate, we prepare them for the future! Here's how Google Slides can help.Part of the reason social media has taken off so much are the connections. Seeing other people’s reaction to what you’ve shared. Learning from others. We can get the same attraction […]
  • 14 social media-inspired Google Slides templates September 23, 2021
    Students use social media all the time. Let's put those skills to use! In these social media-inspired Google Slides templates, they can show what they know with their favorite apps. No matter the age -- kindergarten to high school senior -- students are pretty familiar with social media. In fact, many of them can think […]
RSS Discovery Education
  • New Activities Celebrating SEL as a Team Sport  October 13, 2021
    Inspire students to set and achieve goals this year using practical social-emotional skills they can run with in their everyday lives.  Find easy ways to engage elementary students in important SEL competencies this school year with new resources from LaGolda, a pro-social animated series and online educational program available on the Discovery Education learning platform.  As LaGolda and her growing team of friends travel the world and overcome challenges
  • Explore the Application of Genomics to the World Around Us  October 7, 2021
    The new and developing field of genomics involves the study of the genome, the entirety of a person’s genes. Genomic studies in medicine are showing that interaction between genes and environmental factors and lifestyle choices can have a major influence on a person’s risk of developing diseases such as cancer, heart disease, and diabetes.   Developed
  • Dynamic New Virtual Field Trips From Discovery Education and Social Impact Partners Help Students Explore STEM in the World Around Them October 6, 2021
    To help students explore the exciting the many ways STEM is shaping the world around them, Discovery Education and leading corporate and community partners proudly introduce four new engaging, no-cost virtual field trips (VFTs). Learn more and register for the new virtual field trips and find all the resources here. Discovery Education offers educators, students,
  • Vote for the 3M Young Scientist Challenge Improving Lives Award & Join the Live Final Event October 5, 2021
    Now through October 15, 2021, students, teachers, parents, and other members of the public can vote once per day  to choose the innovation from the 2021 3M Young Scientist Challenge that they believe has the most potential to make a positive impact on the world – and take advantage of the opportunity to join us live
  • Celebrate Modern Manufacturing with the STEM Careers Coalition October 1, 2021
    Calling all creators, doers and makers! If your students are ready to solve some of the manufacturing industry’s toughest challenges, check out these resources to see if they have what it takes to Make It In Modern Manufacturing. In celebration of Manufacturing Day, the STEM Careers Coalition, has curated an engaging collection of brain teasers,
RSS eSchool News
  • 3 activities that will turn classroom robots into SEL power tools October 22, 2021
    If I had one teaching tool at my disposal in a classroom besides pencils, papers, and books, it would be an educational robot. A robot is the single most engaging learning tool I’ve used with students. It appeals to children of all ages, genders, and backgrounds—and it goes beyond technology to include so many learning […]
  • An existing video tool was the golden ticket for this district’s pandemic plan October 22, 2021
    The COVID-19 pandemic is far from over, and that means educators across the globe are still finding inventive and innovative ways to support and teach students in classrooms, during hybrid instruction, and in virtual settings.
  • 3 strategies to support students during science instruction October 21, 2021
    While the start of the 2021 school year may not be as crazy as the beginning of the 2020 school year, it would be a mistake to pretend it is just like the Fall of 2019 or earlier. As COVID-19 continues to linger across the country, educators are again demonstrating the “can do” attitude and […]
  • What teachers and parents should know about ransomware October 21, 2021
    In the face of continued uncertainty related to the pandemic, families like mine prepared for a return to school that still looked a little bit more like normal this year. For many parents, teachers and caregivers who struggled through a year of remote learning, with all of its online homework assignments and Zoom classes, this […]
  • 3 ways to strengthen your student data privacy compliance strategy October 21, 2021
    Cyberattacks and data breaches are infiltrating K-12 communities. To proactively thwart these attempts to steal student data, states such as New York are passing legislation that requires school districts to adhere to stipulated student data privacy compliance regulations.
RSS e-Learning Infographics
  • 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 Study of Bacteriophages in Antibiotic Research and Why They May be the Next Major Scientific Breakthrough October 20, 2021
    Bacteriophages, which are viral infections that reproduce to target and kill bacteria, were studied in Eastern Europe during the 1950’s by countries which did not have access to western medicine, including antibiotics. In 1 milliliter of sea water, billions of phages are present, with countless different varieties. Phages have tendril like appendages which are used […]
  • The First Usage of Digital Animation (Computer Generated Imagery) Special Effects in Film October 13, 2021
    The first ever computer generated sequence in a movie occurred in Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan which lasted for 60 seconds and is referred to as the “genesis scene”. The scene includes a retinal scan of Captain James Tiberius Kirk as well as a planet being hit by a missile which then creates […]
  • The Reason Aritifical Intelligence Differs From Traditional Software October 6, 2021
    Recently, many of the improvements made within the artificial intelligence sector have been due to the technology of “deep learning” which is also referred to as an “artificial neural network”. Traditional software is not intuitive as it simply follows a set of instructions predetermined by a programmer. If the software runs into a new problem […]
  • Rapid Advancements Within Computer Technologies Allowing for the Reduction of Cost and Increase of Performance September 29, 2021
    In 1985, the worlds most powerful computer was the Cray-2 which cost $35,000,000 ($35 million), and could not see, hear, or speak with its environment. Today, smartphones process data 10x faster and cost less than $1000.00, with the ability to see, hear, and interact with the end user (e.g Apple’s Siri, Microsoft’s Cortana, Samsung’s Bixby […]
  • State Intervention to Impede New Disruptive Technologies Causing Change Throughout History September 22, 2021
    For centuries, governments have restricted inventions for fear of disruption with notable examples including the Ottoman Empire banning the printing press, the Chinese empire outlawing voyages of discovery, Pope Urban VIII imprisoned Galileo Galilei because of his ideas related to the position of the Earth within the universe, and Queen Elizabeth I prohibited weaving machines […]