The world is clearly today a very different place than only 5 years ago. I see it even changing at a much faster pace in the remaining years of the current decade. 980 more words
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Digital is accelerating the creation of global markets for products and services. Consumers in Milwaukee can buy products direct from manufacturers in Manila. Even if they don’t choose to buy this way, they can search for prices globally at the click of a mouse, putting pressure on retailers to match prices in other markets (or risk ‘grey market’ growth). 244 more words
Entering high school, I had a choice between two tracks in the Math department: the traditional path (Geometry, Algebra II, Pre-Calculus, and Advanced Placement Calculus) or the Interactive Mathematics Program (IMP). 780 more words
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Devices weren’t designed with security in mind when they were designed. The designer did not expect them to necessarily be connected to the internet a public access network.
Standardization tends to loom as the big scary Boogeyman in the realm of education. It sweeps through states with eerie swiftness and, in its wake, leaves a wreckage of scantrons and distressed educators, stripping the curricular landscape of all personalization and creativity. 357 more words