Archive for the ‘college and career readiness’ Category

Innovative job creation https://qz.com/1029316/zoho-corporation-is-building-a-million-dollar-empire-with-an-army-of-high-school-graduates-in-india/?mc_cid=e400363a5f&mc_eid=2ab5227d79

I hope that K-12 education will prepare students to be good collaborators.  What should they learn?  Read some practical ideas in Making the Most of Collaborative Projects at https://www.insidehighered.com/advice/2017/08/09/advice-junior-scholars-collaborative-projects-essay?utm_source=Inside+Higher+Ed&utm_campaign=d46e7c64f9-DNU20170809&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_1fcbc04421-d46e7c64f9-223167133&mc_cid=d46e7c64f9&mc_eid=ed054a5cba

Find and download here:  https://www.ecampusnews.com/whitepapers/the-graduate-gap/?ps=christel_broady@georgetowncollege.edu-00130000013Sb1T-0033000001DJN5U

Excerpt:

Only 33% out of 600,000 students assessed were “success ready” in terms of 21st Century skills such as decision-making and initiative, according to a 2014 study conducted by Gallup, Microsoft and the Pearson Foundation. The Graduate Gap white paper by PAN, a PSI Business, presents a powerful reason why and prescribes a simple recipe for colleges and organizations to better prepare the next generation of workers for career success.

To learn more about how we’re helping to close the skills gap with Am I Job Ready or to schedule a platform demo, please visit AmIJobReady.com today.

Excerpt from: https://pro.teechip.com/becoming-a-mathematical-thinker-not-a-calculator

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An interesting piece:  We’re all used to an 8-hour work day. But is it effective at https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2017/05/your-8-hour-day-isnt-working-heres-why?utm_content=buffer02836&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Read some ideas in Google Spent 2 Years Studying 180 Teams. The Most Successful Ones Shared These 5 Traits at https://www.inc.com/michael-schneider/google-thought-they-knew-how-to-create-the-perfect.html

 

Read Working From Home Makes You Happier and ‘Massively’ More Productive, According to Science

at https://www.inc.com/geoffrey-james/working-from-home-makes-you-happier-less-likely-to.html

Educators need to prepare students for maximum effectivity in their future workplaces, including working from home.