June 15, 2021


Edtech flops provide lessons for future success

In the early 2000s, an interactive whiteboard was set up to transform education. These internet-connected computer screens have replaced the old wipe clean board, allowing teachers to view videos, show problems, and work on tasks in class. By the end of the decade, they had become commonplace in classrooms around the world.

There was only one problem with the new device. That means it didn’t really work. Post-study research “Smartboards” have been shown to be frequently ignored by teachers, lead to creative learning, and do not affect student performance.

“Teachers basically used them like expensive blackboards,” says Will Millard, Head

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Inclusive leadership training is key to career success and equity in science (opinion)

Leadership and inclusion skill sets are increasingly recognized as essential competencies for Ph.D. students and postdocs, or trainees, in the biological sciences. As today’s trainees enter the workforce in research, education, business and advocacy, they will become leaders tasked with creating a more equitable and inclusive culture of science.

To develop inclusive leadership competency, trainees should reflect on career goals and make a training plan that incorporates opportunities to build leadership experience and self-awareness. They should seek out such leadership experiences and be able to recognize and articulate to others their leadership skills. In addition, institutions and educators

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Friends of Lakeside Lab Science Seminar Series to focus on Iowa Wildlife Success Stories June 8

(Okoboji)-The free talk at Iowa Lakeside Laboratory on Tuesday evening will focus on Wildlife Success Stories, KUOO’s Becky Thoreson has details:

Friends of Lakeside Lab Science Seminar Series to focus on Iowa Wildlife Success Stories June 8 

The Friends of Lakeside Lab’s Science Seminar Series will continue on Tuesday evening with a talk by Vince Evelsizer, Furbearer and Wetland Biologist with the Iowa DNR.

Evelsizer says he’ll be discussing some of Iowa’s wildlife success stories.  “Wildlife success stories are any of the species of wildlife we now have in Iowa that are doing well, thriving with a good, strong breeding

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Why college may not prepare graduates for success

It’s graduation season for students across the country, and whether they are leaving high school or college, it’s the culmination of a lot of educational “bets” on how to create a successful future, both in terms of income and personal happiness.

We are a pragmatic and practical people. For decades, Americans have focused on “relevance” in education: How do we connect learning and development as directly as possible to workforce and economic outcomes? What specialized skill will help me get from the classroom to the cubical or factory floor, where I can earn what I need to care for myself

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Career success after service with Heroes Linked

In the military, we did everything as part of a team. Being part of a team was critical for mission success. We achieved more, we learned more, we had each other for support, and we had an experienced chain of command.

At Heroes Linked, we believe having a team, and being part of a team, is just as critical to career success after military service.

We created Heroes Linked so that those serving, Veterans, their spouses and Gold Star families can connect with advisors, jobs and resources to ensure not only their career success, but their well-being.

Heroes Linked employment

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Pierre-Paul Lamoureux having early success in coaching career

One reason Eades felt comfortable making the move was his hand-picked successor, Grand Forks native Pierre-Paul Lamoureux. Although Lamoureux was just 31 years old at the time, Eades considered him ready to be a head coach in the United States Hockey League after watching Lamoureux grow as a student assistant at UND and as an assistant and associate head coach with the Force.

So, Eades is not surprised to see Fargo in its current spot.

After a stunning rally in the USHL quarterfinals, the Force will begin their best-of-three semifinal series at 7:05 p.m. tonight in Sioux City. They will

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