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Technology is changing the world 'and schools must change too'

Governments and schools need to change the way children are taught as technology creates more learning opportunities outside the classroom, the …

Education Technology

Segregated Schools In The US Thrive With Nearly All-White Districts

A federal district court judge has decided that Gardendale – a predominantly white city in the suburbs of Birmingham, Alabama – can move forward in …

Nonliving Stakeholders - a new perspective on everyday things - by Sungmy Kim / Core77 Design Awards

Nonliving Stakeholders - a new perspective on everyday things<p>A throwaway economy has produced enormous waste for more than 50 years on earth, and …

Design

5 Innovation Keys for the Future of Work

By embracing trends and new technology while still staying connected to customers and the core foundation, companies can innovate and prepare for the future.<p>As technology grows and changes, the world changes--it's a basic idea of innovation and showcases the importance of thinking outside the box, …

Innovation

This may be the world's coolest kindergarten

Who knew that the world’s coolest kindergarten is located in Sydney, Australia? Designed by PAL Design, NUBO is a beautiful space strategically …

Interior Design

The next generation of jobs won’t be made up of professions

To prepare for the future, we need to shift from thinking about jobs and careers to thinking about challenges and problems, reports Alina Dizik.<p>When Jean-Philippe Michel, an Ottawa-based career coach, works with secondary school students, he doesn’t use the word profession. Neither does he focus on …

Employment

Everyone is a designer. Get over it.

Recently, Jared Spool caught my attention with an article about how Netflix’s performance engineers are <i>actually designers</i>. It’s a provocative idea, …

Rebels with a cause: the female biker clubs reclaiming Delhi's public space

The moment women see more women on the streets, it automatically becomes safer Purva Khetrapal<p>Stalled in a snarl of Delhi traffic, an auto-rickshaw driver cranes his neck to gawp.<p>Clad in tie-dye leggings, pot leaf earrings and a cherry-red motorcycle helmet, Leena Biswas zips her Avenger 220cc …

India

This Popular Female CEO's Leadership Style May End the Debate on Best Leadership Style

How she turned her company around is reason alone to call this debate over.<p>In 2007, Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen was in deep trouble. Their profit was stagnant, and the company stock price had taken a nose dive to $13.00. The brand suffered, and franchise owners were butting heads with corporate. It …

Leadership

"Design thinking" can prepare graduates for the real working world

At first glance, it looks as though the group of young adults is building Lego. But these are actually students at the University of Cape Town’s …

Higher Education

Design Thinking as Pedagogy - For Students and Educators

In this podcast, Sandy Speicher, partner and managing director of education at IDEO, chats with me on what design thinking is and why it's so …

Have Students Use “GlobalXplorer” To Become “Armchair Archaeologists”

GlobalXplorer is a crowdsourced tool supported by TED that lets users search satellite imagery for signs of looting so that archaeological sites can …

Archaeology

How workforces can prepare for software stealing our jobs

Sergio Monsalve Contributor<p>Sergio Monsalve is a partner at Norwest Venture Partners.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Bridging The Gap Between Education And The Future Workforce<br>• CFO Role Shifts From Number Cruncher To Business Leader<p>It’s time to face facts: Employees throughout the world are are …

Are Teachers Becoming Obsolete?

A veteran educator reflects on the personalized-learning trend that’s left him wondering if a computer is more capable of doing his job than he is.<p>Leaving my school building the other day, I had an unexpected realization: Perhaps a computer was a more effective teacher than I currently was. The …

The Secret to Building Great Ed-Tech Products? Getting Teachers Involved

From as early as calculators and laptops, to as current as SmartBoards and virtual classrooms, ed tech's entire purpose is to serve students in the …

Was Obama a Transformational President?

His most ardent supporters like to think he fundamentally changed the country. But his record shows otherwise.<p>For weeks now, the impending departure of Barack Obama from the White House has inspired a run of paeans to his greatness, a flood of laments about how much he’ll be missed. Everywhere …

Political Science

Harvard Announces Free Online Architecture Course

The Harvard Graduate School of Design has announced a new, free online course entitled "The Architectural Imagination." Taught by the school's Eliot …

The strange case of the ancient Assyrian curse and the Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police

The country's most senior police officers often face criticism, but rarely do they have an ancient Assyrian curse hanging over their heads.<p>With just a few weeks left in the job, and no doubt looking forward to a peaceful retirement, Bernard Hogan-Howe, the Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police …

Why It’s Time to Retire the Word ‘Millennial’

<i>The Leadership Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

Here's the Full Transcript Of Gloria Steinem's Historic Women's March Speech

#peoplepower #nomoreaskingdaddy #putyourbodieswhereyourbeliefsare<p>On January 21, 2017, an estimated 500,000 women in pink hats gathered at the Women's March in Washington D.C. for the largest public rally for women's right in recent history. The historic event kicked off at 10 a.m. on Independence …

10 Creativity Quotes to Kick Off Your Year

<i>For many of us, 2017 was a doozy, but we here at Brit + Co are ready to hit refresh in 2018! Follow our Hit Refresh series through January for new ideas, hacks, and skills that will help you achieve (and maintain!) those New Year’s resolutions.</i><p>If accessing your creative side is one of your …

Hillary Clinton’s ‘painful’ concession speech, annotated

<i>Hillary Clinton did what she probably never thought she'd have to do Wednesday morning: publicly concede the 2016 presidential race to Donald Trump.</i><p><i>Clinton couldn't help but hide her disappointment, appearing to stifle a few choke-ups and admitting, "This is painful, and it will be for a long</i> …

10 Success lessons from Howard Schultz – “Starbucks CEO and Billionaire” for entrepreneurs

Share20<p>Tweet<p>Share85<p>+11<p>Shares 106<p>Howard Schultz is the CEO of Starbucks the largest coffeehouse in the world with more than 23,000 locations. …

Could 3D printing help tackle poverty and plastic waste?

Startups are turning plastic waste in developing countries into filament for 3D printers while employing local waste pickers<p>When Sidhant Pai visited a local rubbish dump in his home city of Pune, India, he was struck by the size and intensity of the operation. Large black crows swooping overhead, …

Developing Countries

How Does The Electoral College Work, And Is It Fair?

Here's a little information that Americans have usually been able to ignore.<p>It's about the Electoral College, a uniquely American institution that's been with us from the beginning and that's occasionally given us fits.<p>Typically, the Electoral College meets and does its thing a month or so after …

Government

How do you teach a child to code? Don't tell them they're coding

Learning to code can be challenging, but Fab Lab wants to showcase technology that can get kids involved. For almost three years, it has been running …

Kids

Learning In The Age Of Digital Distraction

Maybe the smart phone's hegemony makes perfect evolutionary sense: Humans are tapping a deep urge to seek out information. Our ancient food-foraging survival instinct has evolved into an info-foraging obsession; one that prompts many of us today to constantly check our phones and multitask.<p>Monkey …

The Brain

‘It Really Does Get Into Your Head.’ The Election, Through the Eyes of Teenage Girls.

They are too young to vote, but old enough to follow the news. For teenage girls, this gender bomb of an election is happening just as they are starting to form their identities as young women.<p>Hillary Clinton has campaigned with a rah-rah message for girls: “Yes, you can be anything you want — even …

11 post-debate internet searches reveal what viewers actually care about

Unsexy, but it's true.<p>In the hours right after the debate and in the couple days that follow, it's big data that lets us see what people were really thinking while Trump and Clinton debated immigration, health care, and the economy.<p>Here are some of the most unusual:<p>Bigly, entitlement, hombre, …

NAFTA

11 Graphic Novels to Read If You're New to the Genre and Don't Know Where to Start

The comic book world — graphic novels in particular — can be an intimidating one, especially if you've never branched out there before. Comic book …