Rethinking Grade Retention and Academic Redshirting: Helping School Administrators Make Sense of Wha
Bret Range, Kelli Dougan, John Pijanowski
In this article, the authors discuss two interventions deployed to remediate low performing students. The first is grade level retention in which a st
Opus Dei Book's Darkened Rizal & Why - Chapter 3
Chapter 3 - "Crime-Scene Investigating" of Retraction-Influenced Paradigm's Planted Evidence - of Opus Dei Book's Darkened Rizal and Why
One of the inventors of Human Skeletal Tracking - Jamie Shotton Jamie Shotton is one of the inventors of Human Skeletal Tracking—he works in Microsoft Research Cambridge and dropped by the states, and our studio, to chat about this great invention. Human skeletal tracking employed in Kinect is a great example of collaboration between MSR and Microsoft product teams. The Kinect team provided a significant amount of the basic research of this technology in addition to implementing it in the shipping product. MSR provided some of the basic scienc
Jamie Shotton is one of the inventors of Human Skeletal Tracking—he works in Microsoft Research Cambridge and dropped by the states, and our studio, to chat about this great invention. Human skeletal tracking employed in Kinect is a great example of collaboration between MSR and Microsoft product teams. The Kinect team provided a significant amount of the basic research of this technology in addition to implementing it in the shipping product. MSR provided some of the basic scienc
Learn about the Lighthouse of Alexandria
Learn about the lighthouse of Alexandria in this short video. The lighthouse was located in Alexandria, Egypt, and was destroyed by an earthquake in the fourteenth century. (01:02)
Farmers and Experts Discuss Genetically-Modified Food Crops
Farmers and experts from around the world discuss their experiences with genetically-modified food crops. View video discussion about biotechnology benefits including reduced green house gas emissions and pesticide applications.
KRCL Radio Interview (March 8, 2011)
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Sporadic gunfire in Libya
Gunfire rings out in Benghazi as UN chief Ban Ki-Moon urges an end to violence.
OECD at 50, Better Policies for Better Lives: Growth, Skills and Jobs
Now in its 50th year, the OECD has established itself as the leading international economic organisation for socio-economic analysis, best practice policy based on peer review, benchmarking and internationally comparable indicators and statistics. Its achievements have made a major contribution to both economic development within its membership and global economic issues. Bringing together business, think–tanks, academia, government and the media, the seminar will address the economic challeng
How to Make a Panopto Recording Offline
How to Make a Panopto Recording Offline - Adam Warren Keywords:Panopto
Inside Tahrir Square
Greek journalist Iason Athanasiadis is no stranger to uprisings in oppressed nations, having covered Iran’s Green revolution (and been jailed for his work). So it was not even a close call for him to ditch the margaritas during a brief respite in San Antonio, as news in Cairo “acquired an extraordinary force.” He offers a rem
Michelle Tuveson, Executive Director of the Centre for Risk Studies based at Cambridge Judge Business School, explains why there will have to be changes in risk modelling going forward. The next generation of catastrophe models, she says, will need to be holistic with a greater level of sophistication in areas of assessing threats systematically by reviewing the science and evidence base for threats.
Tom Malone: New technologies change essence of organizations
MIT Sloan Executive Education professor Tom Malone discusses how new new technologies can change the essence of organizations by communicating information and helping to make decisions. Learn more about professor Tom Malone.
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Education in the United States
March 17, 7–9 pm
Stata Center, MIT Room 32-123
32 Vassar St, Cambridge
What is the fate of Americans left behind after creation of the minority professional middle class? The Civil Rights Movement encouraged major American universities, including MIT and Harvard, to recruit underrepresented minority students under terms that made their academic success probable. American educational institutions still pursue diversity in their faculty, staff, and student
SDM Information Evening Invitation - April 12, 2011
An open invitation to come and informally explore the MIT System Design and Management Program, a program designed to help mid-career professionals develop a systems thinking approach to solving complex challenges. Come meet faculty, students and alumni at the MIT Faculty Club in an informal setting to gain a better understanding of this great opportunity for advancing your career. Come with questions, leave with answers. For more program information and a link to register visit http://sdm.mit.
Doctoral Student Jennifer Morris tackles uncertainty in climate policy analysis
Researchers from the MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change describe their research and why it is important.