Applied Digital Skills from Google is a free curriculum based on tech skills

Source: Free Technology Curriculum from Google – Applied Digital Skills Applied Digital Skills is a free website by Google that offers technology lessons for staff and students (middle school and older). There are tons of lessons available online to help you or your students learn new skills. When I use …

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Retaining staff through regular interviews

The article is based on a book co-authored by Beverly Kaye and Sharon Jordan-Evans. In Hello Stay Interviews, Goodbye Talent Loss, the authors suggested that interviewing “star employees” on a regular basis can help companies identify and then work to resolve issues that are standing in the way of success for these employees. The article also suggests some …

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Is algebra worth the time?

My son struggled with required math classes in both high school and college, as did I. And suspect both of us are somewhere within one standard deviation of a normal IQ. Politically-driven, nonsensical math requirements probably make me angrier than almost anything else in education right now. To think of …

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