BIRKENBIHL APPROACH: BRAIN FRIENDLY ACCELERATED LANGUAGE LEARNING

June 27, 2019

Learners are supposed to pronounce right from the start. Either during the learning of vocabulary or during class (speaking the target language from the first moment). While this approach is believed to be particularly “modern” it is not brain-friendly. Consider that babies listen to language for months before they try to imitate some of the sounds heard over and over while we expect language learners to immediately imitate sounds they are not yet familiar with.

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Borough of Naugatuck

Naugatuck is a consolidated borough and town in New Haven County, Connecticut, United States. The population was 30,989 at the 2000 census. The town spans both sides of the Naugatuck River just south of Waterbury, and includes the communities of Union City on the east side of the river, which has its own post office, Straitsville on the southeast (along Route 63, and Millville on the west (along Rubber Avenue).

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All Systems Back Online: Maximizing Uptime, Performance, and Availability of U.S. Government Networks

Infographic | December 1, 2019

Complex systems of networks and servers power many of government’s core services to the public and in our nation’s defense. When these systems fail, critical services are disrupted and lives are impacted. To protect services and even save lives, government agencies must be vigilant about the reliability, availability and performance of their underlying digital infrastructure. But how?

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Cybersecurity and IoT: What Government Should Know

Infographic | March 25, 2020

There are 20.4 billion “things” – devices, sensors, buildings, vehicles and more – projected to be connected to the internet by 2020. At the same time, government agencies are a growing target for cyberattacks. This begs the question: Is government prepared to protect the deluge of data that comes with the Internet of Things (IoT)? Download this infographic to learn more about the impact of IoT and best practices to prepare for it.

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Federal Government Learning Challenges

Infographic | January 13, 2020

Learning and development within the Federal government will continue to face numerous challenges over the next few years. The largest challenge stems from an aging Federal workforce. With the largest population shifting into retirement, there is a shortage of employees with adequate training to fill those positions. The skill gaps that remain, will be left to a workforce that is not accustomed to long tenures or the traditional way of learning. In order to compete with the private sector for talent, Federal agencies are evolving their training programs to address several factors including:

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Data, Business and Government

Infographic | January 19, 2020

The private sector has used large-scale data analytics to great effect, boosting economic growth. But there are valid concerns that warrant regulation. How do you strike a balance?

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HOW CAN GOVERNMENT GAIN THE TRUST OF ITS CITIZENS?

Infographic | January 7, 2020

Sarah needs a safe and affordable apartment closer to her new job. She used to dread going to the Housing Authority. She hated waiting in line and being treated like a number. But she knows that her government understands her needs. Sarah expects more from her government—and her government delivers.

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Taming the IoT Frontier a Federal Framework for Securing the Internet of Things

Infographic | February 5, 2020

Is the rate at which agencies adopt the Internet of Things (IoT) outpacing their ability to secure their devices? Government Business Council (GBC) conducted an in-depth research study in January 2017, collecting the perspectives of government decision makers about the security of data at the edge.

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Borough of Naugatuck

Naugatuck is a consolidated borough and town in New Haven County, Connecticut, United States. The population was 30,989 at the 2000 census. The town spans both sides of the Naugatuck River just south of Waterbury, and includes the communities of Union City on the east side of the river, which has its own post office, Straitsville on the southeast (along Route 63, and Millville on the west (along Rubber Avenue).

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