Just as businesses adapt operations to deal with high attrition rates, unprepared workers and to align with technological advancements and economic forecasts, we must act similarly by adapting to challenges in the classroom.
The U.S. government has helped fuel innovation in a range of industries and technologies for generations. Yet government leaders today increasingly talk about innovation in a different construct: Rather than moonshot technological achievements - massively ambitious, expensive and long term - they’re looking for better or more efficient ways to do manage government resources.
Throughout 2016, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC” or “Commission”) has been examining initiatives to identify and attempt to rectify a perceived lack of diversity in the workplace. The EEOC has, in particular, identified the technology industry as an area where significant strides can be made to create a more diverse workforce.
The Pentagon's increasingly eclectic Defense Innovation Advisory Board has reached full strength, with celebrity astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson and Amazon.com founder Jeffrey P. Bezos among the latest named to a group that includes some of the private sector’s most successful leaders. Defense Secretary Ashton B.
The thrust of PLTW learning is hands-on, through activities and projects. That way they can identify problems, find solutions, and “lead their own learning,” its officials say. For the teachers, PLTW changes the classroom into a “collaboration space where content comes to life.” In Derby, Kansas, PLTW is in the elementary schools and middle schools, too.
The U.S. Department of Education (ED) last week released a new proposal that clarifies what universities and colleges offering distance education programs must do to receive federal student aid funds. The proposed regulations also respond to state and federal oversight of U.S.
New, robust partnerships between the public and private sectors are needed today to attract and educate the young scientists, technologists, engineers and mathematicians for tomorrow. A stem is the main trunk of a plant, and STEM -- short for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics -- is the main trunk of our economy. A plant that gets too little water will fail to grow.
One of the challenges when it comes to innovation to government innovation, especially innovation focused on development, is the shocking lack of real world understanding of ground conditions and local cultural beliefs, narratives and views across the world.