The news of a stolen bike was announced when a new biking trip between Barcelona and Madrid was ready to start. This is a lesson from adversity and how these storms strengthen our vision and goals. The sun will shine again. @vamospedalenado is an example and an inspiration to many people who follow his adventures. His photos, chronicles, and outdoors wisdom will continue. Follow him, share his photos, and donate to help him in getting a new bike. – Outdoors University.
Problem-based learning (PBL) is integrated at Two Rivers Public Charter School in Washington, DC, at every grade level—pre-K through eighth grade. Students are presented with a real-world problem, undertake a series of investigations, and create a product that they present to an authentic audience as part of the Expeditionary Learning (EL) Education framework.
PBL enables the school to reach all learners. “There are multiple entry points,” explains Julia Tomasko, a fourth-grade teacher. “It’s easy to scaffold [PBL] for students who need more support, and the sky’s the limit for extensions.”
Curated by International Business Management students
Because of science literacy, our students are active learners who ask questions. They have a sense of curiosity. They’re able to take that curiosity and go do something with it.
Teachers wanted to collaborate to blend expertise in content, so we developed the science literacy to give teachers time to collaborate with each other and with kids, to identify a problem and go out and figure out how to solve it.
Online discussion started in three different courses, Management of Information Systems, Strategic Management, and Leadership and Team Dynamics. All three courses had to answer the same questions but add an emphasis on technologies, strategies or leadership initiatives depending on the course. This combine activity can be replicated using TED Ed Lessons and students from different sections or courses. See instructions and a selection of responses below.
1. Watch video and extract potential business solutions and strategies based on emerging technologies.
2. Answer this discussion question: What are the pros or cons about moving out of big cities. How companies have to modify their strategies to offer their services and products to these new communities?
Information Systems – What business information systems are useful to solve this situation?
Strategic Management – What should be the vision of these companies?
Leadership – How community leaders are influencing their citizens to adapt to new communities?
3. Post your initial response here in this forum and add at least 3 extra substantive comment to your classmate in three different days.
4. Go to TED Ed Lesson site (https://ed.ted.com/on/rGppNZUR) and paste your initial response in the discussion in the lesson. You will share your answer with other Fall 2017 courses and you will be able to read their responses. This is a combined discussion.
Jacksonville’s oldest existing neighborhood, Springfield contains a diverse catalog of architectural styles. Houses, urban parks, urban sculptures, and PorchFest.
Springfield Preservation and Revitalization is the neighborhood advocate. They work on preservation, public safety, parks, commercial revitalization and civic advocacy. Visit their website: sparcouncil.org.
If you want to know more about Jacksonville PorchFest, visit jacksonvilleporchfest.org . Social media: @jacksonvilleporchfest
Discussion: How cities are preserving and restoring their historic neighborhoods and downtown? What are important actions made to collaborate with the #GlobalGoals? Specifically #SDG11. Search and share examples about other cities and communities? #CityManagement #GlobalManagement
Assignment: Select a city in the US or another country (You can pick a city in a country you are currently researching). How this city is preserving, restoring and developing business activities in their historic neighborhoods and downtown? What are important actions made to collaborate with the #GlobalGoals? Specifically #SDG11. Compare and contrast with actions taking in Downtown Jacksonville? How these global ideas can be or not implemented in our city? #InternationalBusinessManagement
Cities are hubs for ideas, commerce, culture, science, productivity, social development and much more. At their best, cities have enabled people to advance socially and economically.
However, many challenges exist to maintaining cities in a way that continues to create jobs and prosperity while not straining land and resources. Common urban challenges include congestion, lack of funds to provide basic services, a shortage of adequate housing and declining infrastructure.
The challenges cities face can be overcome in ways that allow them to continue to thrive and grow, while improving resource use and reducing pollution and poverty. The future we want includes cities of opportunities for all, with access to basic services, energy, housing, transportation and more.
Outdoors Classrooms are being used in Management courses to bring abstract concepts to real life. Live flow charts, live World Wide Web, and crossing leadership words are some of the examples how to bring college students out-of-the-classroom.
Reblogging the first post that initiated this idea and project. The University is Outdoors.
Learning moments and activities outside the classroom. Resources for outdoors learners. The university is outdoors. This is our latest project based on many teachable moments found during our trips and outdoors activities. We want to share what the communities are doing to teach their citizens about the environment, energy, information systems, and technologies. Jun 30, 2014.