Jonathan Wade

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LISTEN: The role of executive function in learning

Executive function is like an air-traffic controller, directing the focus of our brain, says Lucy Cragg, associate professor in the Faculty of …

Pedagogy

Thought Leaders Discuss The College (And Classroom) Of the Future

Education isn’t a product—it’s a complicated process that can change people’s lives. So experimenting with education takes special care, and often …

Education Technology

Low-level disruption: 6 ways to stop the rot

The following could be mind-bogglingly obvious to many readers but I present here strategies I’ve used over the years to combat that most frustrating …

Teaching

How Faster And Cheaper Alternatives Will Replace Most Of Higher Ed

Unresponsive, incoherent and expensive. That’s how Ryan Craig sees higher education. He’s a leading critic of the status quo and advocate for and investor in postsecondary innovation.<p>The first third of Craig’s soon to be released book, <i>A New U</i>, convincingly outlines the problem starting with, “too …

Higher Education

You Can Set Many Types of Quarterly Objectives. Here Are 5 Types That Work the Best

Many team struggle with setting effective quarterly objectives. Here are five types that will create better alignment and simplify implementation.<p>The core of my role as a leadership team coach is to help my clients set strong objectives each quarter that advance the companies growth strategy and …

proficiency

The Importance of Educating Educators

I recently returned from my yearly trek to ISTE, one of the largest education technology conferences to be held annually. This year better than 22 …

Education Technology

15 Ideal Apps for Enhancing Project-based Learning in Your Class

Here is a collection of some very good iPad apps students can use in their classroom projects. The apps, which are curated from Apple's Real World …

Education Technology

What makes a great leader, explained in eight counterintuitive charts

A couple of years after starting my most recent company, I had a scary realization. I noticed that by the time the business had grown to a hundred employees, my day-to-day role had gone from “guy who decides and builds things” to “guy who manages other people who decide and build things”—and I had …

Civil Rights

5 cheap (or free) ways to go on a meditation retreat

If the thing preventing you from packing up your comfiest leggings and going on a meditation retreat is the price tag, before you resign yourself to …

Meditation

The 10 Rules Emotions Follow That Everyone Should Know

Do you sometimes feel mystified by your own feelings? Of course, you do!<p>Believe me when I say that everybody does.<p>It’s not always obvious why you’ve …

Psychology

How Netflix sent the biggest media companies into a frenzy, and why Netflix thinks some are getting it wrong

The media industry is in a frenzy.<p>AT&T is buying Time Warner for $85 billion after overcoming a challenge from the Justice Department. The Murdoch …

TV Ratings

These are the 5 “super skills” you need for jobs of the future

Work is changing, so to stay ahead you’ll need to master these skills that you probably didn’t learn in college.<p>Chances are your job description has changed over the past five years. Or maybe your role didn’t even exist a short time ago. The workplace of today and the future looks quite different …

Indiana University

Your Morning Cup of Coffee Is in Danger. Can the Industry Adapt in Time?

Howard Schultz wants to know if I drink coffee. The Starbucks boss is sitting on a balcony overlooking the company’s leafy farm in the Costa Rican …

Coffee

The Digital Transformation Of Accounting And Finance - Artificial Intelligence, Robots And Chatbots

It turns out that we might be at the perfect storm where how we store and access financial information combined with the maturation of tech capabilities are all in place to accelerate the digital transformation of accounting and finance. Just as others who faced the prospect of machines taking over …

Cognitive Computing

20 Publishers Accepting Nonfiction — No Agent Required

Here are twenty publishers seeking nonfiction. They are looking for a wide range of subjects, including art, theater, children’s nonfiction, …

Human Rights

Data science moves away from big data towards containers and cloud

Traditional Hadoop-style big data is giving way to cloud and container solutions like Docker, according to the results of a new survey. The State of …

Data Science

Open-source tool aims to make online course creation accessible to all instructors

Creating an online course requires time, patience, ingenuity -- and, often, technical expertise beyond the grasp of many instructors accustomed to …

Education Technology

The Stanford Prison Experiment was massively influential. We just learned it was a fraud.

The most famous psychological studies are often wrong, fraudulent, or outdated. Textbooks need to catch up.<p>The Stanford Prison Experiment, one of the most famous and compelling psychological studies of all time, told us a tantalizingly simple story about human nature.<p>The study took paid …

Psychology

These 40 Powerful Life Lessons Can Immediately Change the Rest of Your Life

Truth resonates in your bones. Recognize it. Feel it. And do something about it.<p>Sometimes we get lost.<p>Other times we get distracted.<p>But most of all, we often get so consumed with the game of life--all of its pursuits, sensations, and experiences--that we forget the truths that lie at the core of …

Happiness

10 Ways To De-Escalate An Argument, If You’re A Sensitive Person

Honestly, getting into an argument isn't fun for anyone. But if you're sensitive, even a tiny fight with a friend can feel like the end of the world. …

7 Ways To Get Rid Of Negative Thoughts, According To Experts

Many of us feel negative from time to time — and it's easy tolet negative energy bog you down. When it does, it can affect every area of your life. …

What Happens During an Amygdala Hijack

The term "amygdala hijack" was coined by psychologist Daniel Goleman in his 1995 book, <i>Emotional Intelligence: Why It Can Matter More Than IQ.</i> Goleman …

Mindfulness

Education in 2030. Five scenarios for the Future of Learning and Talent

What might education and learning look like in 2030? This may well end up being a $10 Trillion dollar question.<p>While no-one can accurately predict …

A Regional Reality Check: Mapping Automation-Proof Jobs and Skills

Iyad Rahwan, MIT<p>June 4, 2018 | EmTech Next | 268 Views<p>MIT's Iyad Rahwan provides insights into which human skills will be most valued in this new …

16 Incredibly Useful Resources for Aspiring Authors

…You’ll Wish You Knew About These EarlierThroughout the process of writing my book and helping clients with theirs, I’ve curated a list of tools that …

Writing

The Invisible Struggle Of Living With High-Functioning Depression

It’s Monday morning when I arrive early at my full-time office job in Toronto’s financial district — looking put together and well rested for the day …

The Key to 21st Century Classrooms Isn't Tech. It's Evolved Teaching.

I often hear people question whether teachers are willing to embrace technology, but if we really want to transform teaching and learning, I think …

Education Technology

19 online AI education classes that you can take right now

AI is the way of the future. And you can teach yourself how to master this incredible new technology from some of the top schools around the globe. …

Artificial Intelligence

Are You Emotionally Agile? Find Out Now [Infographic]

Have you noticed that life is moving at light speed and it’s only getting faster? Have you also noticed that people are more stressed out than ever?<p>That’s why emotional agility is essential. You need it to navigate turbulent times, you need it to keep your sense of humor, you need it to deal with …

Emotional Intelligence

How to Download Your Data With All the Fancy New GDPR Tools

The big new European data-privacy law known as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is here, and it’s ushered in a host of changes to the …