Importance of Education Budgets

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Arizona has been in the last of categories for many years on education spending and test scores (maybe they are related?).  The politicians always talk a good game about how important education is. If it was important to them, then their actions would support their talk and Arizona education would be fully funded .  The legislators […]

What the U.S. can learn from World Education

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The McGraw-Hill Foundation did a study entitled:  What the U.S. can Learn from the World’s Most Successful Education Reform Efforts.  As has been known, and talked about for the last few years, America’s education system is no longer the best in the world.  The better the education a nation has, the better its economy will […]

Upcoming Webinars

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I am in the process of creating NetWorks next webinar schedule. If you have any ideas for a webinar that you would like to see NetWorks do, please send a comment or email. Mark Viquesney

Nanoworks – upcoming NACK webinar

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On March 25, NACK is going to have their next webinar entitled:  Nanoworks:  Alumni Success Stories. Undergraduate level programs in nanotechnology have been in existence now for over ten years. How is the hands-on training in nanotechnology assisting alumni of these programs, and how is it providing American industry with a much needed skill set? […]

New Webinar Series!

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I am pleased to annouce the following new webinar series! The Master Series produced by MATEC NetWorks in partnership with Radical Platypus group: This new MATEC NeWorks webinar series will focus on the art and practice of teaching in the 21st century with emphasis on learning, pedagogy and innovation. All featured speakers participating in the webinar series have […]

We upgraded!

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At NetWorks, our tireless IT department has  upgraded TechSpectives from version 1 to the latest version 3.1!  This is something we have been wanting to do for a long time but with so many other projects and other issues, we had to wait.  Look for new features and functionality soon!  Also, there may be a […]

The Rise of Remedial Students

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At Maricopa Community Colleges there is a lot of discussion about the rise of remedial students.  Students who are not college ready in Math, English, and Reading.  I understand some reasons why there is a need for remedial classes.  Returning students who haven’t been in a classroom in a few years.  What always baffled me is […]

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