October 2013 Blog Posts (50)

Study Abroad

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live in another country? A Deaf student from Ghana came to the US to study and is amazed by all the accommodations he qualifies for.  He called us via a webcam but he does not understand American Sign Language because they do not use ASL in Ghana-- so we tried to get as much information across to him as we could.  It was quite an amazing experience!  

Added by Heather Holmes on October 31, 2013 at 10:20pm — 1 Comment

Standing Between Students and Technology

Wired.com recently published a report that glorified the work of Sugata Mitra, a computer scientist who discovered a supposedly-powerful new way of learning. The article is worth reading, but here's the gist of his teaching method:

"He selected a small group of 10- to 14-year-olds and told them there was some interesting stuff on the computer, and might they take a look? Then he applied his new…

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Added by Joseph Waarvik on October 29, 2013 at 1:53pm — 3 Comments

PODCAST: Tom Vander Ark Discusses How Online Learning is Shaping the Educational Landscape

Originally Posted on Learning Outside the Lines

The educational landscape is continually being changed by new innovations in online learning.  Online learning solutions provide access to high-quality course materials, which can be administrated in a cost-effective manner.

For school districts looking to embrace online…

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Added by Anthony Sargon on October 29, 2013 at 12:05pm — No Comments

Chronic Behavior Problems

How  do you handle chronic behavior problems without kicking kids out of the room?

Added by Avetis Chalaganyan on October 29, 2013 at 12:28am — No Comments

SPA302-001 Entrada 6: En busca del Zuckerberg latino

En busca del Zuckerberg latino:

La próxima empresa de un billón de dólares podría estar fundada por un hispano o hispana y esa es la apuesta que hace Manos Accelerator, la aceleradora de “startups” latinas en el Valle del Silicio, que presenta hoy su primera promoción de la mano de Google.

http://www.efefuturo.com/noticia/en-busca-del-zuckerberg-latino/

 

El fundador de Facebook, Mark…

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Added by Martha Velasquez on October 23, 2013 at 9:57pm — No Comments

Entrevista de trabajo

http://youtu.be/cqlrALQnkYA

Added by Richard Morgan on October 23, 2013 at 9:55pm — No Comments

SPA 302 Entrada 6; Hispanic herbalife distributors raise funds for charity

http://www.hispanicbusiness.com/2013/10/23/hispanic_herbalife_distributors_raise_funds_for.htm

Más de 2.000 participantes de Herbalife hispana lleno la Plaza de Nokia en Los Angeles para recaudar fondos para caridad. Los fondos se utilizaron para “The Herbalife Family Foundation.” Muchos participantes de muchas partes de los Estados Unidos participaron para…

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Added by Richard Morgan on October 23, 2013 at 9:49pm — No Comments

Entrada 6-Disney Celebrates Hispanic Business Success with HBIF

http://wdwnews.com/releases/2013/09/19/disney-celebrates-hispanic-business-success-with-hbif/

En el articulo “Disney Celebrates Hispanic Business Success with HBIF” el autor discutí el éxito de la organización HBIF o Hispanic Business Initiative Fund. El HBIF es una organización  sin ánimo de lucro que se especializa en proporcionado asistencia bilingüe a empresarios hispanos…

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Added by Lindsay Hill on October 23, 2013 at 6:35pm — 2 Comments

SPA 302: Entrada 6: Young Hispanics Join Wave of Tech Entrepreneurs

http://www.hispanicbusiness.com/2013/10/11/young_hispanics_join_wave_of_tech.htm

Este artículo describe como dos jóvenes hispanos están contribuyendo al mundo de tecnológico y negocios. Uno  de estos hombres, Vicente Fernández, diseñó un sitio web y aplicación por un teléfono que proviene toda la información que un aficionado de los deportes puede querer. El sitio es Sportsmanias.com…

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Added by Ashley Lewis on October 23, 2013 at 1:21pm — No Comments

SPA 302 Entrada 6

El artículo que leí “Los negocios latinos son las más crecen en Estados Unidos”, estaba hablando de las negocios latinos en estados unidos y como se crecen los negocios latinos en comparación del resto del país. Estados unidos está creciendo a un nivel muy pequeña, solo uno por ciento pero el sector de las negocios latinos en estados unidos está creciendo a unas ocho por ciento. Los negocios pequeños en estados unidos son importantes porque apoyan el crecimiento necesario para el país. Pero,…

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Added by Cory Mayle-George on October 22, 2013 at 3:51pm — 3 Comments

SPA 302 Entrada 6. “Economy survey: Most Hispanic business owners plan to save more, spend less”

http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2012-09-11/business/ct-biz-0911-hispanic-business-20120911_1_business-owners-small-businesses-economy-survey

“Economy survey: Most Hispanic business owners plan to save more, spend less”

 

            Este artículo es sobre las pequeñas empresas hispanas y empresarios hispanos. La…

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Added by Aubrey Bankemper on October 21, 2013 at 2:31pm — No Comments

Keeping the Culture Alive Among Kids Through Art Theater Schools

Inoculating children with the right culture and traditions is the only way to ensure that they are passed from one generation to the next and kept alive. Hobbies are an excellent tool to help children thrive in the knowledge of their heritage.

The love for art and theater is shared by those who have a passion for it. They are able to cross the line between those who can teach and those who can’t. Instilling a passion for…

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Added by Debora Wondercheck on October 20, 2013 at 10:38pm — No Comments

Entrada Cinco

En el mundo Wal-Mart es muy prominente. Wal-Mart de México (Walmex) es la más grande cadena minorista del país, pero no está funcionada bien. Las analistas esperaban que las tiendas improbar o solo bajo un poquito, pero las acciones de Walmex cerraron con una baja del 2.02% en la Bolsa Mexicana de Valores.  Las analistas piensen que los fenómenos meteorológicos están una razón porque bloqueando rutas de suministros y destruyendo vialidades lo que causó problemas de abasto y de baja afluencia…

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Added by Melinda Paige Disponette on October 20, 2013 at 9:18pm — 2 Comments

SPA 302: Entrada 6: Perry Hooper: "Javier Palomarez Explains U.S. Hispanic Entrepreneurs' Runaway Growth"

http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2013-09-16/look-at-where-the-growth-is-dot-javier-palomarez-on-hispanic-owned-business

Esté artículo es un buen editorial sobre los comentos de Javier Polamarez sobre el crecimiento actual de los negocios hispanos en los Estados Unidos. Un hecho interesante es que una encuesta nueva demuestra que los hispanos son…

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Added by Perry Hooper on October 20, 2013 at 7:22pm — No Comments

SPA 302 Entrada 6: "El poder de influencia y las Latinas en el lugar de trabajo"

Enlace al artículo: http://voxxi.com/2013/09/20/the-power-of-influence-and-advancing-latinas-in-the-workplace/



Este artículo está basado en un grupo de mujeres conocidas como "ALPFA". Se reúnen profesionales latinas y latinos empresarios en su cumbre anual de ALPFA para escuchar consejos prácticos y compartir situaciones reales que han sucedido con los líderes latinas. El objetivo… Continue

Added by Jessica Staples on October 20, 2013 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment

SPA 302 Entrada 5; Montanez Relates 'Flamin Hot Idea'

http://www.hispanicbusiness.com/2013/10/17/montanez_relates_flamin_hot_idea.htm

Me encanta este artículo porque habla acerca de un hombre que se llama Richard Montanez. Montanez es de México y trabajaba como conserje por Frito. Inventó la idea del Flamin Hot Cheetos en su propia casa durante su tiempo personal. Lo compartía con su familia y vecinos y a ellos les…

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Added by Richard Morgan on October 17, 2013 at 5:30pm — 2 Comments

Entrada 5- Latin business owners, entrepreneurs are on the rise, dominating tech, constuction, finance fields

http://www.nydailynews.com/2.1353/latin-business-owners-entrepreneurs-rise-dominating-tech-constuction-finance-fields-article-1.957718

El articulo “Latin business owners, entrepreneurs are on the rise, dominating tech, constuction, finance fields” el autor discute el aumento en dueños de negocios latinas, específicamente en Nueva York. El…

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Added by Lindsay Hill on October 16, 2013 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Mobile App Evaluation Chart

Added by Emre FIRAT on October 15, 2013 at 11:50pm — No Comments

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