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Why Smaller Companies Will Dominate The Future Of Work

Oftentimes when I (and many others) talk about the future of work it’s in reference to larger companies. That’s not intentional, it’s just where most of the conversations tend to gravitate towards. However, I actually think the future of work definitely favors the small organizations. Large …

Small Business

The Introvert’s Guide To The Workplace Of The Future

Today’s workplaces can be rambunctious places for introverts, but there are ways to adapt.<p>Not too long ago, we’d all come to work, sit in our place, do our job, and then go home. It was usually more private–and more introvert-friendly. Today, up to five generations of people now work shoulder to …

Fitness Guru Johnson Joseph’s 5 Healthy Workplace Habits

Johnson Joseph’s journey at WeWork began with a single tweet.<p>The personal trainer was looking for an internship one summer and, on a whim, tweeted …

The Power and Subtlety of Language in the Workplace

<i>In this final installment of his series, Markku Allison explores how we can dramatically improve the flow of understanding if we are just a little</i> …

How to Find Refuge in an Open Office

<i>ISO more serenity at work? Joanna Andreae, a health and lifestyle consultant and founder of Wandering Wellness, is here to help.</i><p>Birkenstock’s new, …

We’re boring our kids in school: This easy reform will actually help them learn

<b>(wavebreakmedia via Shutterstock)</b><p>Students have a rich world available to them to develop and train their minds. It’s not school — but it could be<p>Greg Toppo<p>May 12, 2015 9:57am (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “The Game Believes in You”<p>In 1967, media critic Marshall McLuhan predicted that within two decades, …

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Classes should do hands-on exercises before reading and video, Stanford researchers say

A study from the Stanford Graduate School of Education of how students best learned a neuroscience lesson showed a distinct benefit to starting out …

NVBOTS 3D Printer in the Classroom: New Curricula for STEM

There’s no shortage of research today supporting the notion that information sinks in better when students physically interact with what they’re …

Computer Science

New classroom offers flexible learning environment

Smartboard? Check. Video cameras? Check. Mobile furniture? Check. This fall, students can look forward to a new a new active learning classroom that …

Principles and Standards for Designing Teaching and Learning Spaces

Standards<p>The Classroom Standards Working Group was mandated by the TLSWG to develop <i>Classroom standards and guidelines</i>. This document includes:<p>1. …

Pedagogy

Time Management Tip: Outsmart the Clutter

Clutter in the classroom means valuable instructional time lost scrambling to find small items like math manipulatives, glue sticks, and extra No. 2 …

Time Management

Envisioning the Future of Education

“Doing well isn’t good enough” was something of a motto for Professor Paul Reville when he served as secretary of education for the Commonwealth of …

8x8

What's Worth Learning in School?

Professor David Perkins likes to tell this story: Indian leader Mahatma Gandhi was getting on a train. One of his sandals slipped off and fell to the …

Pedagogy

Tips for Creating Wow-Worthy Learning Spaces

"Look at your learning space with 21st-century eyes: Does it work for what we know about learning today, or just for what we knew about learning in …

Fostering Student Questions: Strategies for Inquiry-Based Learning

1. The Question Formulation Technique<p>The Question Formulation Technique offers a starting place to teach students how to construct questions that …

The past, present and future of ASUS, according to its chairman

"Namaste!"<p>That was how ASUS Chairman Jonney Shih greeted some 2,000 fans at his "ZenFestival" event in New Delhi last week. And yes, he yelled on stage, just as he always does, with a generous helping of buzzwords and "thank yous." And there have been other memorable moments. One time, Shih …

ASUS

The Future Of Work Show: A Look At The World's Most Forward Thinking Companies

When I graduated college I was excited to join the corporate world. I had a dual B.A. in Business Management Economics and Psychology. I thought I’d go back to school to get my MBA and eventually climb the corporate ladder to be an executive somewhere. That plan was destroyed within a year of …

Students lack the skills and discipline essential in a workplace, warns boss

From turning up to the office in flip-flops, to struggling to make eye contact with co-workers or quitting after their first day, today's students …

Students

Vancouver's News. Vancouver's Talk

10 mins ago<p>The Fraser Valley Real Estate Board has launched a campaign calling for tighter regulation of home-grown pot. Continue reading →<p>17 mins ago<p>…

Western Canada

The New Workplace: Why work isn't what it used to be

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/business/1183000/1183587_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1529131891_ff8d6fd0fcb8b7d8f85e77b5acb65cae<p><b>People expect far less from their employers than they did a generation ago, says Ewart Keep, professor of education, training and skills at Oxford</b> …

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The gadgets that track workplace fitness

BBC News explains how some employers are trying to keep their staff in the peak of health and fitness - and are even issuing wearable health devices.

BBC Radio 4 - The New Workplace

Getting organizational redesign right

Companies will better integrate their people, processes, and structures by following nine golden rules.<p><b>“If at first you don’t succeed,</b> try, try, try …

Management

Are You Emotionally Intelligent? Here's How to Know for Sure | Inc.com

When emotional intelligence (EQ) first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs outperform those with the highest IQs 70 percent of the time. This anomaly threw a massive wrench into the broadly held assumption that IQ was the sole source …

3 Reasons Baby Boomers Are Getting Fired | Inc.com

I recently shared why Millennials are getting fired, and it started an intense discussion. Now, it's time to discuss why seasoned workers, a.k.a. Baby Boomers, are getting fired too.<p>Over 50? You're more likely to have long-term unemployment woes.<p>The rate of long-term unemployment is highest over …

Demographics