When waves of North Koreans began arriving in the South during a devastating famine 20 years ago, many encountered a world that might as well have been on another planet. They had to learn to use credit cards and smartphones, to withstand the noise and the bustle and the neon lights, to hold down jobs … Continue reading Seoul Success – Young North Korean Escapees are Thriving in the South By Anna Fifield
Canada was the business world’s best-kept secret. Progress and innovation in Canada -- especially in artificial intelligence, clean technology and health care -- has been monumental for decades. Yet, we stayed humble through those years of innovation. That is, until the country embraced its position as a destination for commercial investment and a world leader in artificial … Continue reading Why Tech Workers And Global Companies Are Choosing Canada – Salim Teja
There are a handful of business leaders and industry figures who are changing the world. We’ve previously asked CEOs, founders and thought leaders like Alex Klein (the cofounder of Kano), Clare Gilmartin (CEO at Trainline), and Justin Rosenstein (cofounder of Asana), how they get so much done in an impossibly short amount of time. Today we find out “How To Boss It Like” Claire Davenport, … Continue reading How To Boss It Like With Claire Davenport – Kitty Knowles
by Ali McKay If you have young kids or use Redfin, you’ve probably seen the school ratings from GreatSchools. Our school is rated a “4”. That’s out of 10. When I was in school, forty percent is not a grade that I or my parents would have been happy with. In fact, there would have […] … Continue reading The Problem with “Great Schools”
Technology can be used in the learning process in a variety of ways. Some are supplementary, serving the original design of the classroom and usually automate some previously by-human task or process–grading multiple choice assessments, searching for a source of information, or sharing messages and other data across large groups. But fully integrated and embedded … Continue reading 4 Stages Of Edtech Integration From A Student Perspective – Terry Heick
As the world’s population continues to rise and the average lifespan increases, cities are getting bigger. This poses a new set of challenges and opportunities for government and municipal planners. The increase in population means more energy, water, public service personnel, education and other services. With three million people moving into cities every week, these … Continue reading Can Data Account For Population Growth?