Four Ways to Turn Online Exploration Into Lifelong Learning

| June 30, 2019

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Educators play a pivotal role in encouraging student curiosity and fueling the momentum necessary to cultivate passionate, lifelong learners. Here are four key ways that schools—equipped with the right tools—can guide students along their learning journeys.

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Finding the right candidates and talent is vital to any organization, but what about the people providing your company with the talent needed to grow? We offer Sourcers and Recruiters the professional skills they need to take your company's hiring to the next level.Our answers are simple: If your recruiters don’t have time to source, then they’re not doing it right! If they are not doing it right, they are wasting your money. If they are wasting your money, your competitors will have an advantage. Your scenario may be one in which you are throwing money away on underutilized resources, and failing to maximize the economies of scale brought about by sourcing. The good news is that most hesitation and uncertainty in our industry comes from information bloat, and we have the tried-and-true solutions.

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Are you inspired? Does your work reflect the level of creativity that you are capable of? Are you limited by factors out of your control? The struggle is real for Instructional Designers, as they must balance their creative desires and well-defined guidelines. These guidelines are well in effect for both academic and corporate organizations. These guidelines oftentimes tend to stifle creativity. The risk is that the learner will not be engaged, and the messaging is not as impactful as intended. Ultimately, the desire should be to create inspired eLearning, push the limits of the Instructional Designer, and still satisfy the organization's guidelines.

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Why e-learning is key to building disaster-proof education

Article | March 18, 2020

We’re only three months into 2020, yet the world has already witnessed enough challenging times to last for the entire year: the massive bushfires in Australia, the volcano eruption and the earthquake in the Philippines, the floods in Jakarta, the powerful storms in the US and Western Europe and, of course, the coronavirus pandemic. I live and teach in the Philippines, a country that is also affected by typhoons about 20 times a year, by monsoon rains that cause flooding and also by man-made disasters such as armed conflicts in some regions. I may be exposed to more disasters than the average educator, but believe me when I say, there are no winners in these situations. Every aspect of life can be — and usually is — negatively impacted by natural disasters. Education makes no exception.

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Product Spotlight: Fortigate Fortinet 60E Gives Schools High-Level Security

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Common security concerns for K–12 districts, particularly the frequent targeting for cyberattacks, are generally not balanced by increased budgets for defensive technology or talent. And although smaller facilities have become front-line targets, many regional and satellite schools must make do with shared IT resources and personnel. The Fortinet FortiGate 60E security appliance is a good choice for providing cybersecurity protection to smaller schools and regional offices without the need for intense operating expenses or dedicated IT experts. It’s a tiny — smaller than 1U — appliance designed for installation at the gateway to a remote or small facility.

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Saving Summer 2020 – A Virtual Tour of Marseille

Article | August 18, 2020

After a busy exam season, students up and down the country look forward to long summer vacations, hopefully with a trip or two! Unfortunately, due to COVID-19, many of us don’t want to catch a flight this summer. But all is not lost! Gale Primary Sources, an online database of digitised primary sources, allows you to explore your cancelled holiday destination in a virtual way – from the safety of your own home! Personally, I’d planned to go to Marseille in June, which is a historic city in the South of France well known for its Roman and medieval architecture and ruins. Instead, I had a really fun afternoon exploring Marseille by delving into some rare and quirky primary sources – and you can go there with me in this blog post!

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The Sourcing Institute

Finding the right candidates and talent is vital to any organization, but what about the people providing your company with the talent needed to grow? We offer Sourcers and Recruiters the professional skills they need to take your company's hiring to the next level.Our answers are simple: If your recruiters don’t have time to source, then they’re not doing it right! If they are not doing it right, they are wasting your money. If they are wasting your money, your competitors will have an advantage. Your scenario may be one in which you are throwing money away on underutilized resources, and failing to maximize the economies of scale brought about by sourcing. The good news is that most hesitation and uncertainty in our industry comes from information bloat, and we have the tried-and-true solutions.

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