Knowledge and Learning In The News

Business guru Peter Drucker dies - CNN Peter F. Drucker, revered as the father of modern management for his numerous books and articles stressing innovation, entrepreneurship and strategies for dealing with a changing world, died Friday, a spokesman for Claremont Graduate University said. He was 95. Tag: Search Literacy - Karl Nelson In an age where the knowledge of mankind is increasingly at our fingertips through the services of Internet search, we must teach our children critical thinking. One can never have all the answers, but if prepared, one can always ask the right question, and from that creative act, learn to find his or her own answer. Tags: Rapid E-Learning - Line56 How a new paradigm in e-learning is solving common training problems Tag: Eventually, our entire day will consist of interruptions - San Jose Mercury News Interruptions at work waste 28 percent of the day and cost U.S. businesses a staggering $588 billion a year. Tag: Learning Chinese The Next Rage? - CBS The fourth-graders at Chicago's McCormick Elementary School don't know Mandarin is supposed to be hard to learn. Tag: Don't Blame Trade For U.S. Job Losses - Forbes The U.S. recession officially ended in late 2001, and ever since, despite recent gains, aggregate job creation has been extremely weak--weaker even than during the "jobless recovery" that followed the 1990 to 1991 recession. Tag:

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