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New technologies allow schools, colleges and universities to analyze absolutely everything that happens. From student behavior, testing results, career development of students as well as educational needs based on changing societies. A lot of this data has already been stored and is us...
Online learning company Lynda.com has gotten $103 million in funding from Accel Partners and equity investor Spectrum Equity. Meritech Capital Partners also participated. It’s the first money Lynda has taken from the outside and is meant to push the 17-year-old company into the inter...
Uncle Feras Bankosly MD's "physician license" in the United States should be revoked immediately due to his abduction of Sofia from her home in March, 2010, as he has endangered Sofia's life by keeping her away from her much-needed medical care in Syria. The Syrian doctor should also b...
The day after my last tweet regarding the lack of any new information about my abducted daughter Sofia since March 4, I received an updated letter on Thursday, April 7, 2011, from the State Department on Sofia's welfare in Syria. Sofia was abducted by her mother from the United States ...
Wednesday morning I received new photographs of Sofia from the State Department in Washington, DC. Sofia remains in Syria since being abducted in July 2010. The day after my last tweet regarding the lack of any new information about my abducted daughter Sofia since March 4, I received ...
Since her abduction by her mother last summer, my two-year-old US citizen daughter, who is in ailing health, remains in her abducted country of Syria under the immigration status of "Palestinian Immigrant Worker." Sofia needs to appear every three months before Syrian immigration autho...
More than a year ago, Sofia was abducted from her home in Lighthouse Point, Florida, by her Syrian National uncle, who is practicing medicine in the Chicago area. Last March, a Florida judge issued an order to pick Sofia up from the uncle's house in Chicago and return her to her home t...
Diane Macedo of Fox News worked on Sofia's story for more than a month, studying documents, interviewing more than a dozen people, and fact-checking before publishing her news story on Monday and airing our interview. On Monday, she also published a detailed article on Sofia that was p...
The recent highly publicized piece in Vogue magazine describes you as a humanitarian with a passion for children's issues, among other things. Like you and Mr. President Bashar al-Assad, loving parents of your son, little Hafez al-Assad, I do not wish to see my precious daughter Sofia ...
Klee Associates, a SAP training and education provider, has announced the launch of a new blog dedicated to SAP training and education. The new blog, titled SAP Training: Taming the Beast, will serve as an ideal setting for SAP users to obtain free information and education on SAP's ER...
Mr. and Mrs. President Bashar al-Assad: At the tender age of 17 months my severely ill daughter Sofia, an American citizen, was abducted by her mother on Monday, July 26, in Istanbul, Turkey, and taken to Syria. I was informed yesterday by Sofia's mother that she will not be comi...
eLearnIT LLC released an update to its Essential PowerBuilder Series training course that adds support for Sybase PowerBuilder's latest version 12 Classic. The update is immediately available to all current and future users. Yakov Werde, managing partner of eLearnIT, notes, "It is our ...
The need for training and skills development has never been higher than it is right now and technical staff at all levels realizes that if they want to earn more, then the best way to do so is to learn more. eLear-nIT Training’s latest web-based training courses for Sybase professional...
A new computer called SimplicITy has been aimed at people over the age of 60 who have never before used PCs or the Internet, BBC News reported. The simplified desktop has just six buttons directing users to basic tasks such as e-mail and chat and each machine is pre-loaded with 17 v...
Adapting is essential in keeping your job. Recently, I began to realize that kids straight out of college were suddenly my peers. They were at my level without having to do all the extra work and overtime hours I did to get where I am. As if that were not enough, I was told it was in m...
Parents trying to teach often leave children feeling alone, intimidated and, finally, humiliated.
Parents often fail to teach children realistic goal-setting.
Survey reveals parents more worried about their children staying safe at school than any other of the Government’s five Every Child Matters outcomes* Bullying - physical, verbal and increasingly ‘cyber' (using mobile phones &/or the internet) - school trespassers and physical attack in...
Schools still mimic the Industrial Era's discipline model. If we are to prepare children for a global world, we must teach collaborative decision-making, allowing the group to manage behavior. My son is back in school but at registration, I was handed a copy of the new discipline po...
View public schools as corporations in which you have purchased stock (in the form of taxes or tuition). Your dividend is the education, not just schooling, of your child. As a parent, you have a seat on the board of directors and with extensive knowledge of the company’s goals and ope...
My teenage son has been employed all summer and has done an excellent job. He hasn't missed a day of work and I've been thrilled with his show of initiative. He will be a junior in high school when school resumes in a few weeks. He has enjoyed earning his own spending money and does no...
Yahoo’s got three more universities using its cloud supercomputer cluster, also known as M45 and operational since November 2007. Berkeley, Cornell and the University of Massachusetts at Amherst will join Carnegie Mellon in conducting large-scale systems software research and exploring...
If you have read the book "Wikinomics" by Don Tapscott and Anthony Williams, then you should not miss this new book "Grown Up Digital" by Don Tapscott. Ten years ago, the same author wrote a book entitled "Growing Up Digital" - and this book is a sequel and traces how the Net-Geners ha...
Colleges and universities that want to make mobile technology more accessible and affordable for their students are increasingly turning to Dell, the leading supplier of computer systems to higher education customers1.
Onsales Global Services Inc. launched China-8.com, an e-learning or distance learning website that is based on emerging Web 2 technologies. The site uses Asynchronous JavaScript and XML (AJAX) to deliver a new way for students of Chinese and China enthusiasts visiting China for travel ...
Students in upstate New York have moved one step closer to having a computer at every desk thanks to a pilot program using Linux desktops from Novell on Intel-based computers. Designed to increase student engagement and awareness among students that they are part of a connected global ...
We have always thought that one of the best-kept secrets amongst the ColdFusion 'universe' is its tremendous potential and success within select educational institutions. Those that work with or for public educational institutions are very familiar with the staffing and budget issues t...