6 Tenets for Next-Generation Learning

| June 19, 2018

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Continuous feedback addressed through learning and development apps can offer training programs and quick learning courses to efficiently get your employees contributing toward corporate objectives. Further efficiencies can be gained by having this L&D inside your performance management system, where employee development programs can more easily and accurately be customized and personalized.

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Dartmouth College

Dartmouth College educates the most promising students and prepares them for a lifetime of learning and of responsible leadership, through a faculty dedicated to teaching and the creation of knowledge. The best known figure of the farmworkers’ movement may be Mexican-American activist Cesar Chavez, but Filipino workers “were far more radical,” says Dartmouth’s Matthew Garcia in a story about Filipino influence on the Delano grape strike.

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Best VR Apps and Games to Help your Kids Learn in 2020

Article | April 14, 2020

The best educational VR games and apps turn the world into a classroom. These incredible experiences encourage children to explore new cultures, conduct experiments, create dynamic artwork, challenge their minds, and visit places they may never see in person. Our top choice, Google's Tilt Brush, encourages creativity without ever feeling like work: the ideal for child-centric content. This guide lays out the best VR-based activities, field trips, brain-bending games, and thought-provoking films most likely to inspire and educate your kids.

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Teachers Teach: Content, Online Tools, Assessment

Article | March 19, 2020

As we take overall precautions to protect ourselves and loved ones, something amazing is happening in education. We are in a time of opportunity to see different approaches for learning and using different tools and resources for students to gain access to new knowledge. Even though the approach and locations have shifted, teachers are still teaching because teachers are exemplars in adaptation.

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How Immersive Technology Champions the Four C’s of Learning

Article | March 11, 2020

Using Google’s virtual reality tour creator, Google Maps Street View and VR headsets, students with disabilities were able to tour downtown Danvers at their own pace in preparation for a real-life walk around the area as part of a life skills class. It was a “low-stakes opportunity to practice critical life skills,” Jeff Liberman, the district’s technology director, tells The Hechinger Report. “VR allows students to go places and see things virtually without actually having to go there.” Beyond applications in assistive learning, the use of immersive technologies such as VR and augmented reality continues to grow in K–12 education.

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Inspirational Stories From Aspiring Medical Assistants

Article | August 25, 2020

Last month, we partnered with Zollege and Snap Medical Assistant Academy to provide over $250,000 in scholarships to aspiring medical assistants. Through their applications, we got the opportunity to learn more about why they want to pursue a medical assistant certification, their goals and how this program can help achieve them, and the impact they hope to have in the healthcare field. Below, we have just a handful of some of our favorite responses!

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Dartmouth College

Dartmouth College educates the most promising students and prepares them for a lifetime of learning and of responsible leadership, through a faculty dedicated to teaching and the creation of knowledge. The best known figure of the farmworkers’ movement may be Mexican-American activist Cesar Chavez, but Filipino workers “were far more radical,” says Dartmouth’s Matthew Garcia in a story about Filipino influence on the Delano grape strike.

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