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Learning Is a Learned Behavior. Here’s How to Get Better at It.

Many people mistakenly believe that the ability to learn is a matter of intelligence. For them, learning is an immutable trait like eye color, simply luck of the genetic draw. People are born learners, or they’re not, the thinking goes. So why bother getting better at it?<p>And that’s why many people …

Learning

5 essential people skills everyone should know

Interpersonal intelligence is one of the most overlooked, underutilized skill sets. In school, as we form our careers or level-up our professional life we often think about technical skills. We forget about soft skills. I believe people skills should not be optional.<p>When you have exceptional people …

People Skills

20 great resources for learning graphic design

Maybe you’re right at the start of your graphic design career or studies. Or maybe you’ve been doing it for a few years, but still feel there are …

Deeper Learning Is By Discovery, Not Delivery

We've been talking about Bloom's Taxonomy and critical thinking for as long as I've been an educator. And yet we still have work to do to get kids …

10 famous web designer portfolios everyone should check out

Listing the best web design portfolios is not the same as listing the most famous web designers. Indeed, it’s a funny thing, but the more famous web …

User-Centered Design: An Introduction

We live in a world where everything changes extremely fast; new products, new degrees, new careers, new methodologies. It is somewhat scary to …

UX Design

Become a Better Visual Storyteller by Following These 10 Rules for Better Composition (VIDEO)

Most great photographers are also accomplished visual storytellers who understand how to draw viewers into their scene and direct their eyes to the …

Photography Tutorials

Memory Reboot: How to Remember 90% of Everything You Learn

We all know the value of making a great first impression, so why is it that 90% of the time after we've just been introduced to someone we forget …

24 Killer Websites that Make You Cleverer

It’s easy to forget that we have access to a virtually limitless resource of information, i.e. the Internet. For a lot of us, this is even true at …

Motion Design and Illustration: Loopy by MUTI

Loopy is a graphic design and motion design project created and shared by MUTI on their Behance profile. This project caught my attention because it …

Graphic Design

A New York SAT tutor who charges $1,500 an hour shares his top pieces of advice for nailing the exam

Anthony-James Green , a New York City-based SAT and ACT tutor, experiences firsthand the lengths to which families will go to improve their students' scores. His $1,500-an-hour price tag may seem hefty, but to the families who want to see significant improvement in test scores, it's worth the …

College & University

Traditional universities are on the way out: online is the future for Africa

Education has two faces in today’s world, according to a recent World Bank report. On the one hand there’s the traditional face, where learning takes …

The role of technology in the future of higher education

A new transcontinental research project is looking at the way technology affects traditional campus-based degrees.<p>As digital technology continues to …

8 steps for building your writing process

Writing is a process – a set of predictable, repeatable steps in the journey to the finished work. While there are probably as many processes are …

Demographics of the Top 7 Social Networks [Infographic]

There are 2.8 billion people on social media (that's 37% of the world's population!), and knowing who's doing what on which social platforms can be …

Want to Be a Better Learner? Consider How Pilots Train to Fly a Plane

Research shows it's possible to improve even the most elusive skills through targeted training and a focused process.<p><i>In his book,</i> Learn Better: Mastering the Skills for Success in Life, Business, and School, or, How to Become an Expert in Just About Anything<i>, Ulrich Boser discusses methods for</i> …

How to craft more usable, useful, and engaging content

Content is about more than just words on a page. It’s about conveying information, providing knowledge, and telling stories.<p>In other words, it’s …

On-purpose Writing

By BookBaby author Dawn FieldWrite with purpose in mind. Edit with purpose in mind. Polish with purpose in mind. Use it as your criterion for …

Writing

Copyright and Licensing explained - Ignorance is no longer bliss!

<b>Many people are shocked to hear that it is illegal for them to be using the image they copied off Google or Instagram. But, there it is. This is such</b> …

Want To Fight Inequality? Forget Design Thinking

Born in the wake of Ferguson, the Creative Reaction Lab rejects “design thinking” for a more inclusive approach to systemic inequality.<p>In the days after a police officer shot Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, August 9, 2014, Antionette Carroll watched as her hometown erupted in protest. For …

The Association of American Colleges and Universities Embraces Design Thinking

The Association of American Colleges and Universities (AACU)) meeting this month (February 23-25) in Phoenix announced its upcoming General Education and Assessment Conference. The focus: "Design Thinking for Student Learning."<p>But what is design thinking and why now is it so important?<p>According to …

Design Thinking

How to create and maintain a strategic approach to design thinking

Design has evolved beyond making objects – organizations now want to learn how to think like designers, and apply design principles to the workplace itself.<p>One company at the forefront of this methodology is Philips.<p>Few globally reaching product companies have a 126-year history, and even fewer …

7 Myths Entrepreneurs Believe That Just Make It Harder to Succeed

Forget what you've heard. Working late, worrying and second guessing yourself might just be signs you take your success seriously.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It is not easy to be an entrepreneur. You have lot of things to handle and, at times, the pressure becomes …

Entrepreneurship

2 Great (and free) Ways to Learn About Design Thinking

The free K12 Online Conference (@k12online) is continuing this year with short “mini-conferences.” Last week John Spencer’s (@spencerideas) keynote …

Education Technology

They raise the world's happiest children - so is it time you went Dutch?

Two toddlers have just chased each other to the top of a climbing frame and are jostling to get down the slide first. Their mothers are lost in conversation on a nearby park bench. In the distance, a dog barks and a little boy ambles along on his balance bike, trailed by his grandfather who is …

Learn Anything In Four Steps With The Feynman Technique

With the Feynman Technique, you learn by teaching someone else a topic in simple terms so you can quickly pinpoint the holes in your knowledge. After …

Richard Feynman

Learning Web Development in 2017 is Much Easier than You Think!

I am a web developer. Although, this was not always the case. Years ago, I took a two-year course which resulted in a certification to be a software …

Online Education

Anti-Bias Education: The Power of Social-Emotional Learning

Bias and discrimination is still very much alive in schools. Social-emotional learning may just be the best way to combat it.

Emotional Intelligence

The Invisible Problem Wrecking Your Productivity And How To Stop It

In all of the myriad articles and advice on productivity, there is one evil lurking in our activities, one activity that when mastered, opens the …

Time Management