In this poignant, funny follow-up to his fabled 2006 talk, Sir Ken Robinson makes the case for a radical shift from standardized schools to personalized learning -- creating conditions where kids' natural talents can flourish.
WATERLOO “One small step for mankind” will take on new meaning May 26 when Laurier professor Stephen Perry tickles the feet of astronauts returning from a space shuttle Atlantis mission. The research, designed to measure the influence of space travel on foot sensitivity, will provide important information about the links between hypersensitivity, balance control and the aging process.
WATERLOO - Sarona Asset Management announced today that its Sarona Frontier Markets Fund 1 LP has made its first five investments in funds focusing on global microfinance, renewable energy in South Asia and small and medium sized enterprises (SME) in Mexico, Africa and India.
WASHINGTON U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa P. Jackson and United States Coast Guard Rear Admiral Mary Landry held a press conference call today to discuss BP’s use of dispersants in the Gulf of Mexico.
Researchers predict new computer security threat for wireless networks: Typhoid adware
There’s a potential threat lurking in your internet café, say University of Calgary computer science researchers. It’s called Typhoid adware and works in similar fashion to Typhoid Mary, the first identified healthy carrier of typhoid fever who spread the disease to dozens of people in the New York area in the early 1900s.
Waterloo - In Waterloo Region & Wellington County we are fortunate to have 3 of Canada's still standing Independent Calendar Art Cinemas - The Princess Cinemas (Waterloo), The Bookshelf (Guelph ) and the longest reigning, The Gorge Cinema (Elora).
OTTAWA Professors Eileen O’Connor from the School of Human Kinetics at the Faculty of Health Sciences, and Maurice Taylor from the Faculty of Education were honoured yesterday with a Capital Educators’ Award at the ninth annual EduGala.
Award caps long-time career in law and economics for Michael Trebilcock, who put a 'human face' on this pioneering specialization
Toronto - Professor Michael Trebilcock is one of five winners of the esteemed Premier's Discovery Award, given to honour Ontario's most accomplished researchers. Trebilcock is recognized in the social sciences category and receives a $250,000 award over three years to pursue research projects with graduate students in law and economics, and law and development.
New facility the result of partnership between Conestoga, industry, government
Waterloo - More than 100 representatives from the Ontario roofing industry, OIRCA (the Ontario Industrial Roofing Contractors Association), Conestoga College, and the federal and provincial governments will gather to celebrate their partnership and officially open the new 12,400 sq. ft. Conestoga/OIRCA Training Centre in Waterloo today Tuesday, May 25.
Co-presented by the K-W Symphony in conjunction with their Star Trek: The Music performances on June 2 & 3
Waterloo - Admiral Kirk (William Shatner), McCoy (DeForest Kelley), Scott (James Doohan), Sulu (George Takei), Uhura (Nichelle Nichols), and Chekhov (Walter Koenig) head to Earth, not knowing that a new crisis could destroy their home world -- a huge, immensely powerful alien probe has started vaporizing the oceans, leaving the planet only hours to survive.
OSHAWA - The University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) continues to demonstrate that it has immediately forged a reputation as a leading university in the areas of innovation and generating opportunities for undergraduate students to connect with industry and make a difference in the world around them.
Ottawa Dr. Kim Hellemans, an assistant professor in the Department of Psychology at Carleton University, was awarded a Capital Educators Award by the Ottawa Centre for Research and Innovation (OCRI).
Even as the economy hints at making a rebound, markets are becoming more competitive and products are rapidly commoditizing. As customers cautiously begin to spend their tightly held dollars, companies are realizing that re-establishing their previous customer relationships isn’t enough. The success of their growth strategy depends on increasing customer acquisition and loyalty.
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