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6 New Startups Redefining The Educational Space

Tech startups are creating buzz in transportation, gaming, healthcare, and telecommunications sectors. Everybody knows this. What people may not …

Education Technology

Why Highly Productive People Use 'Time Blocking'

Would you like to learn the secret to becoming insanely productive?<p>Productivity and organization go hand-in-hand. When we get busy or face times of stress, it’s easy to let things slide. And before you know it, your desk and habits are in disarray. “Time blocking” is a method that just might help …

Time Management

8 Excellent Examples of What Innovative 21st Century Schools Should Look Like

If we think about how the educational system worked in the past, we can quickly see that both the teaching style in schools as well as the school’s …

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The 5 Minute Lesson Plan - success story by @Dani41189

Reading Time: 3 minutes<p>If you use the 5 Minute Lesson Plan, how do you gauge its success?<p>I am currently in my third term of the Graduate Teacher …

Teaching

The 3 Education Trends Preparing the Next Generation of Entrepreneurs

With technology constantly changing, can we actually predict what skills and knowledge today's students will need to lead the future workforce?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Educators are tasked with the necessary burden of preparing today's students to shape …

Education Technology

Science Says Parents of the Most Successful Kids Do These 10 Things | Inc.com

We all want to lead happy, successful lives. But for parents, there's a time when your priorities shift a bit, and your most important goals start to involve setting your kids up for success and happiness in their own lives.<p>Parental priorities aren't the only factor, of course. There are plenty of …

Self-improvement

Why we "choke" under pressure, and what to do about it

We've all heard of or experienced ourselves the mental or physical brain freeze that's often described as "choking" under pressure. Why did Michelle …

New TED-Ed Video & Lesson: “How to practice effectively…for just about anything”

I’m adding this new lesson and video from TED-Ed to The Best Resources For Learning About The 10,000 Hour Rule & Deliberate Practice.<p><i>Related</i><p>Author: …

Education Technology

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Reimagining the Academic Experience | Higher Ed Gamma

The 2017 New Media Consortium Higher Education Report is only the latest effort to identify the trends and technologies that will define the future …

How to Leave Your Corporate Career and Successfully Launch Your Own Gig

Entrepreneur Network partner Kelsey Humpreys sits down with Debra Bednar-Clark about how to reposition your personal brand in a different industry.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Debra Bednar-Clark is the CEO and founder of DB+co, and the curator behind the popular …

Entrepreneurship

Developing Warrior Like Mental Toughness – 11 Easy Steps

Success in any pursuit requires a mentally tough mind. You can have all the resources, but if your mind is a mess, you will fail. I’ve become …

Self-improvement

6 charts that show how the 'gig economy' has changed Britain – and why it's not a good thing

And the trend could leave the Treasury £6 billion out of pocket if it continues. The group found that the numbers of self-employed workers grew 22% to 5 million since the 2008 financial crisis.<p>But most of the increase "has been in high-skilled, higher-paying 'privileged' sectors" such as …

Gig Economy

Four cautionary lessons about education technology

There is no denying that governments around the world are expanding investments in education technology, from inputs that students use directly (like …

Education Technology

How Automation is Going to Redefine What it Means to Work

On December 2nd, 1942, a team of scientists led by Enrico Fermi came back from lunch and watched as humanity created the first self-sustaining …

Artificial Intelligence

Europe faces droughts, floods and storms as climate change accelerates

Europe and northern hemisphere are warming at faster pace than the global average and ‘multiple climatic hazards’ are expected, says study<p>Europe’s Atlantic-facing countries will suffer heavier rainfalls, greater flood risk, more severe storm damage and an increase in “multiple climatic hazards”, …

Climate Change

Why the secret to productivity isn’t longer hours

Alex Soojung-Kim Pang noticed that he got more done on sabbatical than at work. His latest book is about the benefits of rest and shorter working days<p>Alex Soojung-Kim Pang is a consultant in Silicon Valley and a visiting scholar at Stanford University. He writes about technology and its cultural …

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One of the top strategists in the world explains the wave of populism that's sweeping the globe and the role technology has played

Viktor Shvets is Macquarie's head of global equity strategy and Asia-Pacific equity strategy.<p>We recently spoke with him about Donald Trump and the wave of populism that's spreading around the world and what role technology has played.<p>This is part one of a series.<p><i>This interview was lightly edited</i> …

Economics

Britain's universities must change to survive. Higher education reform is the way forward

Ten years ago, none of the following existed: the iPhone, Uber, Airbnb, Spotify, Instagram and WhatsApp. Facebook had not made it to the UK, and Twitter had just been founded. The change to our lives made by these innovations has been truly profound. The next 10 years will undoubtedly see as much …

Win the Day With Tim Ferriss's Morning Routine

Here's how the best-selling author and serial entrepreneur starts things right.<p>"If you win the morning, you win the day -- or at least, so it has been said," says author and entrepreneur Tim Ferriss. And he has a routine designed to set him up for success. In this video, Ferriss explains what he …

Tim Ferriss

This Anxiety-Inducing Video Shows More Than 100 Years of Climate Change in 20 Seconds

Gulp.<p>NASA and the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) confirmed this week that 2016 really was the hottest year on record... …

Global Warming

Don’t set goals for yourself—instead, create systems that make it easy for you to succeed

A lot of my friends are spending the month of January “going dry” or giving up sugar or training for marathons. I can relate. As a Type-A, goal-oriented masochist, I tend to make deeply ambitious New Year’s resolutions each year. Witness Exhibit A: My resolutions from 2016. I’m embarrassed to say …

Project Management

10 EdTech Tools for Encouraging Classroom Collaboration

By: Rachelle Dene Poth. Teaching students collaboration skills is important, and it can be made a lot easier with the help of EdTech. This list …

Education Technology

Here's why those tech billionaires are throwing millions at ethical AI

Worried about a dystopian future in which AI rule the world and humans are enslaved to autonomous technology? You're not alone. So are billionaires …

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Two ways to rethink how you can teach your kids to be successful with money<p>Most millennials will struggle to earn more money and find better jobs …

3 life lessons from Zen Samurais that will blow your mind

When you read about Zen samurais, you would expect to learn about fighting, swords and strategy.<p>But when I researched Samurai texts, this …

How to Get Rich, According to New Psychological Research | Inc.com

Here's a seemingly simple question for you: How does a person get rich?<p>While the answer might be complicated in the particulars, the basic outlines of accumulating wealth appear straightforward at first blush--you aim to make money, save prudently, and invest wisely. In short, you focus on getting …

Psychology

A 'Bulletproof' Method For Staying on Track | Inc.com

As we start 2017, a number of entrepreneurs out there are working off of the list of things they'd do or not do differently this year. From growing key metrics in the business, to focusing on the key things that matter each day. One of those things on my list is to get better organized, so that I …

Productivity

5 Education Stories To Watch In 2017

Every year for the past few years, I've dusted off my crystal ball and offered a few predictions for the new year. Back on Nov. 9 though, I threw out the ones I had been working on and started over. The election of Donald Trump altered the landscape for K-12 and higher education and created greater …

Education

13 habits of self-made millionaires, from a man who spent 5 years studying rich people

All self-made millionaires had to start somewhere.<p>Much of their transformation from ordinary to seven-figure status can attributed to "rich habits," …