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Online tools allow for show budget process

In the past month, the Township of Perth East has launched two new online tools designed to help residents understand and provide input into the municipality’s budget deliberations. “Council has been adamant about finding ways to engage the public about the budget process,” said Rhonda Fischer, treasurer for Perth East, in a press release. “These tools will not only help ...

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Quinn-Stine to present at TMTA Modeling the Standards Conference Sept. 29-30

St. Andrew’s-Sewanee School math teacher Liz Quinn-Stine will be presenting at the Tennessee Mathematics Teachers’ Association’s (TMTA) Modeling the Standards Conference at UT-Martin, Spetember 29-30. Quinn-Stine’s presentation, “Can DESMOS Replace the Graphing Calculator?” looks at whether DESMOS, a powerful, free, on-line graphing program, can replace the expensive TI-calculators that students are now required to purchase for upper level math courses. ...

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Second consultation launches on functional skills

Days after a consultation was launched by the government revealing changes to the subject content of the new functional skills qualifications in English and maths, Ofqual has launched a second separate consultation. The consultation, launched this morning by the exams watchdog, reveals several changes to the assessment of the new qualifications, set to be introduced in 2019. Learners taking the maths qualifications ...

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Auto Trader extends partnership with Codeweavers

AUTO Trader has extended its partnership with Codeweavers to power dealer finance calculators on both Auto Trader and Auto Trader dealer websites. Codeweavers’ technology platform currently drives Auto Trader’s finance solution on its marketplace and was integral in the development of the finance calculator function launched in May. Codeweavers will also power dealer finance on Auto Trader dealer websites. The ...

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Employers Can Now Calculate the Financial Cost of Sleep Deficiency to Their Businesses

Sleep disorders and sleep deficiency are hidden costs that affect employers across America. Analysis of existing data, using a new Fatigue Cost Calculator tool developed through the Sleep Matters Initiative at Brigham Health for the National Safety Council (NSC), reveal that a US employer with 1,000 workers can lose about $1.4 million dollars each year in absenteeism, diminished productivity, healthcare ...

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Online Wealth Manager Launches Cost Comparison Tool

To help cut through the confusion, Netwealth has developed the Portfolio Cost Calculator, which is available on its website and helps people to estimate what they are paying to have their wealth managed and to know what questions they should be asking their money manager. Wealth managers often charge separately for all or some of the services below: Annual management ...

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[Update: Out of beta] MyScript Nebo is a handwriting recognition and note-taking app for devices with active styluses – DeathRattleSports.com

DeathRattleSports.com [Update: Out of beta] MyScript Nebo is a handwriting recognition and note-taking app for devices with active stylusesDeathRattleSports.comMyScript, the makers of the very popular MyScript Calculator, have just pushed out a new app called MyScript Nebo. It is a note taking application that seems to use the same handwriting recognition tech that MyScript Calculator does, but now you can ...

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