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Exercises to Teach the Nuances of Business Writing To ELLs

Besides grammar and speaking, business communication must include writing. Students may be good at using English in everyday situations, but business English requires specific content-related skills such as business vocabulary, idioms and cultural understanding. Pre-business...

source: By Douglas Magrath
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Despite U.S. high school graduation rates reaching all-time highs, many employers are finding that recent graduates are unprepared to succeed in the workforce because they lack foundational "soft skills." While technical skills are often industry-specific, soft skills such...

source: U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation

If you give a skiing test to people from Trinidad and people from Canada, you shouldn't be surprised if the Canadians trounce their counterparts from a tropical climate, says professor Frank Worrell. And when you give IQ tests...

source: The Charlotte Observer

Kendall Hunt Publishing President Chad Chandlee presented Heather Vaughn, Assistant Director of Advanced Academics at the University of Texas at Austin, UT High School, the 2017 Master's & Specialist Award at...

source: NAGC

Our dear friend and colleague, Alexinia Young Baldwin '71 Ph.D., professor emerita at the University of Connecticut, died on Jan. 21, 2017. Alex was one of the true pioneers in the field of equity and excellence in education and a pillar of gifted education. When she arrived...

source: NAGC

The Every Student Succeeds Act grants states more authority over their accountability systems than did No Child Left Behind, but have they seized the opportunity to develop school ratings that are clearer and fairer than those in the past?...

source: Thomas B. Fordham Institute

The flow of new international students entering U.S. colleges and universities shrank last year and has continued to decline this fall on many campuses, breaking a recent trend of growth, a nonprofit group said. The data from the Institute...

source: The Washington Post


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