Since 2004, Intel has been honoring exemplary math and science programs through its annual Schools of Distinction award—and selecting one outstanding school each year to receive top recognition as a Star Innovator. What can we learn from these award-winning programs about successful STEM implementations? How do their approaches mirror those identified by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) as characteristic of the highest performing education systems in the world?
Student response systems help teachers turn classrooms into places where students are engaged, fulfilled, and in control of their learning.
Today's students are online and using Web 2.0 tools, and schools are beginning to capitalize on this phenomenon by integrating web-based tools in the classroom. Many believe that using technology is key to transforming schools into efficient and effective learning communities. This eBook will help you understand how valuable Web 2.0 technologies are and how we can help educators to use these tools to meet the challenges ahead.
21st century businesses demand timely access to varied data sources, analysis of exponentially growing data volumes, and rapid reaction to/prediction of changing events. Common challenges such as meeting increased performance needs, handling complex analytic queries, mitigating risk, and solving specific business problems in a continually diminishing time window require a transition from the days of relational database management systems that have been in vogue for the last 30 years to analytic engines that can process huge data volumes rapidly.
With the Information Superhighway now stretching to practically everywhere, anyone in charge of corporate data has something in common – the need for an effective means of governance. While the challenges vary from one industry and company to the next, the underlying reality is universal: businesses that hope to remain agile must find a way to secure a strategic view of enterprise data.
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