Digital Skills for Everyone

| December 12, 2019

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Local organizations, nonprofits, and community colleges across the country are using the free Applied Digital Skills curriculum to teach people practical skills they can use to find jobs, thrive in the workplace, or grow their small businesses.

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Teachers Support Network

Teacher Support Network (TSN) was founded in 2001 with the goal to help schools and school districts recruit and retain the highest quality teacher for every classroom.We begin with a teaching candidate database of over 150,000 certified and lateral entry candidates across all key disciplines, including the high-need subject areas of special education, bilingual, ESL, math and science. We then ensure a candidate's preparedness by assessing him/her against a set of foundation skills utilizing our TeacherKeys assessment, built upon ACT's WorkKeys platform. We also evaluate their softer approach to teaching by assessing their personal attributes: compassion, integrity, workplace habits and commitment to high ideals.

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Kentucky Teen Once Subject of Viral Video Warns Republicans of 'Outrage Mob'

Article | August 25, 2020

A Kentucky teen who became the subject of a viral video after an incident during a class field trip to Washington, D.C., warned viewers of the Republican National Convention Tuesday of an "outrage mob" that threatens to silence conservative viewpoints. After Nick Sandmann attended the March for Life anti-abortion rally with his former classmates from Covington Catholic High School in January 2019, a cellphone video of a close, face-to-face interaction between the students and a Native American demonstrator spread quickly online.

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Why eLearning Works: 10 Advantages of eLearning

Article | August 25, 2020

eLearning is often misunderstood as training that’s simply delivered online. And, while that’s technically true, the spectrum of eLearning is so much more than a paper manual or classroom-delivered PowerPoint presentation converted to searchable online modules. Understanding the true scope of eLearning requires a deeper look into how it works and how that translates to smarter, savvier, and more productive learners. Whether you’re hoping to incorporate more eLearning into your existing programs or thinking about starting from scratch, knowing the advantages of taking your learning outside of the traditional training room or operations manual will give you a better idea of how your learners can benefit from the switch.

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Top 7 benefits 5G will bring to higher education

Article | August 25, 2020

Universities and colleges across the world are always looking for new and innovative ways to provide their students with the best learning experience. Advancement in technology, especially the introduction of 5G technology, has made it easy for the tutor to not just connect with their students. It also made it easy for them to teach highly complex topics, however, a few technical issues can still be experienced. Things like buffering, for example, can reduce the time tutors have with their students. Every college or university knows just how important technology is in the classroom and that is why we have seen an increase in educational institutions investing in 5G technology.

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Look Out, Cryptoverse, Blockchain Education Is Just Getting started

Article | August 25, 2020

As blockchain weaves its way deeper into the world economy, more American universities are teaching the technology, offering more courses and expanding delivery methods. Kevin Werback, a professor and blockchain club mentor at the University of Pennsylvania, told Cointelegraph, “Even if they aren’t pursuing a career in the area, most students aren’t confident they can figure it out on their own. Blockchain is just so darn weird.” Weird it is, but employers are demanding more skilled Blockchain workers. Businesses, governments, hospitals and retailers are transforming operations using digital ledgers to share data, create copyrights, collect votes, and even track food, among myriad other uses.

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Teachers Support Network

Teacher Support Network (TSN) was founded in 2001 with the goal to help schools and school districts recruit and retain the highest quality teacher for every classroom.We begin with a teaching candidate database of over 150,000 certified and lateral entry candidates across all key disciplines, including the high-need subject areas of special education, bilingual, ESL, math and science. We then ensure a candidate's preparedness by assessing him/her against a set of foundation skills utilizing our TeacherKeys assessment, built upon ACT's WorkKeys platform. We also evaluate their softer approach to teaching by assessing their personal attributes: compassion, integrity, workplace habits and commitment to high ideals.

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