Education notebook: Morrison teacher one of eight in America to win agriculture award | Education

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The National Excellence in Teaching About Agriculture Award is presented annually by the National Agriculture in the Classroom Organization to teachers that incorporate agricultural concepts to cover other subjects, such math, art, reading or, in Tammy Will’s case, science. Courtesy, Morrison Public Schools National recognition: Morrison High School’s Tammy Will is one of eight teachers … Read more

Wreaths Across America mobile education exhibit touring Maine

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Wreaths Across America mobile education exhibit touring Maine Updated: 4:27 PM EDT Jul 2, 2021 Hide Transcript Show Transcript BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA WILL PROVIDE ACCESS TO ALL INTERNAL RECORDS RELATED TO ASEBU. THE WREATH’S ACROSS AMERICA MOBILE EDUCATION EXHIBI- T- MAKING A STOP IN BRUNSWICK TODAY. INTERACTIVE EXHIBITS, SHORTS FILMS, AND STORIES ARE USED … Read more

LKQ North America Partners with Tractable to Accelerate Auto Parts Recycling and Distribution with Artificial Intelligence

NEW YORK, June 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — LKQ North America, the leading provider of alternative vehicle parts, is now using Tractable’s Artificial Intelligence (“AI”) to accelerate and optimize the recycling of the salvage vehicles the Company procures across their North America segment. The AI uses computer vision, a technology that allows algorithms to reason based on … Read more

US, Hong Kong Announce Travel Restrictions as Delta Variant Spreads | Voice of America

The United States raised travel advisories Monday to a number of African countries and the UAE, while Portugal, Spain and Hong Kong announced new restrictions on travelers from Britain as countries struggle to contain the spread of the delta variant, first detected in India.  Hong Kong announced Monday it will ban all passenger flights from … Read more

Insurance Sales Spike In Latin America Post-COVID

Share Tweet Share Share Share Email Purchasing insurance may be a given in the U.S., but that hasn’t always been the case in Latin America. However, that is quickly changing as LatAm is becoming a high-growth market for insurance, especially given the unprecedented disruption of day-to-day life brought on by the pandemic. Those habits are … Read more

Speaking of indoctrination, a State Board of Education member wants new social studies standards to teach students that America is great

Speaking of indoctrination, a State Board of Education member wants new social studies standards to teach students that America is great

[Editor’s note: This post appeared originally on Parmenter’s website, “Notes from the Chalkboard.” Indoctrination has been a hot topic in North Carolina education policy discussions lately. Last month the NC House of Representatives passed a bill entitled “An Act to Ensure Academic Transparency” which would require teachers to post their lesson plans and details about … Read more

Coface North America Debuts Hybrid Credit Insurance Offer:

Princeton, NJ, June 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — June 7, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Coface North America is pleased to announce the launch of a new trade credit insurance offering. Cover+, which debuts June 7, invites businesses to fortify their entire portfolio. Cover+ pairs non-cancellable credit limits for their most critical accounts with traditional trade … Read more

Gecko appoints high profile chair as education technology specialist plots North America expansion

Gecko had a record-breaking 2020 in spite of a challenging operating environment, winning 17 new university and college clients in the United Kingdom and US.  During Q1 of 2021, the company has signed a series of new clients including South Texas College in the US and Queens University Belfast in the UK.  Edinburgh-Headquartered Gecko also … Read more

Start me up: ‘car guy’ Joe Biden accelerates push to turn America electric | Joe Biden

On a hot, sunny day in Michigan, Joe Biden zoomed around in a new electric version of the Ford F150, one of the automaker’s most famous vehicles. “This sucker’s quick,” Biden said as he drove up to reporters at Ford’s Rouge Electric Vehicle Center last month. Biden, a self-proclaimed American “car guy”, was there to … Read more