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Enroll – Practice of Direct Awakening (Meditation 2.0)

A 12 WEEK ONLINE MEDITATION COURSE WITH CRAIG HAMILTON<p>Learn the Revolutionary Meditation Process<br>That Gives You Direct Access to<br>Awakened …

A Study in Project-Based Learning

Most students learn best through hands-on projects and experiences, guided by teachers - learning by doing. It works.<p>An example is the group of students who, after only their first year of college, outperformed teams of graduate students from much larger research universities in a national …

Education

The 5 Most Popular Free Social Learning LMSs

We live in a hyperconnected era. This is the most plugged-in time in history, and we’re more reliant on machines than ever. In fact, most younger …

Don’t Leave Learning Up to Chance: Framing and Reflection

Jackie Gerstein is an experienced educator who has been working as a classroom teacher and pre-service teacher trainer for years. With a background …

Pedagogy

The Art Of Opportunity And Innovation With Design Thinking

When we realize that innovation is an opportunity to deliver customer-centric solutions, we develop a growth mindset that’s vital for success. Frameworks, such as design thinking, help us uncover hidden opportunities with new and cutting-edge products, as well as back offices where roles and …

The Transformative Power of Classroom Technology

Learning Tools The active use of tech in schools across the country is changing education, helping students create a better world and get an equal …

How to Pick the Right Approach to Creating Video Learning - E-Learning Heroes

Video is everywhere online nowadays. Whether it’s cats, sports highlights, or funny skits that everyone forwards around the office, video is one of …

Transforming From Instructional Design To Learning Experience Design

<b>What You Need To Know About Learning Experience Design</b><p>The tide is turning on the learning industry as we know it. A radical, perhaps even seismic, …

Project-Based Learning Is Here to Stay: Let's Make Sure It's High Quality (Part Two)

<i>This post is by John Larmer, editor in chief of the Buck Institute for Education, and Bob Lenz, executive director of the Buck Institute for</i> …

Announcing the Dreamit Fall Class of 2016

18 Innovative Health and Edtech Startups<p>The Dreamit team is proud to announce the latest cohorts for our health and edtech accelerator programs. For …

Apple CEO Tim Cook Talks Tech in Classroom, iPhone AirPods and Wireless Being 'the Future'

A year into an educational initiative to provide tech to underserved schools across the nation, Apple CEO Tim Cook visited one of the schools in New …

EdTech 10: Personalized Learning 2.0

We’re still in the early stages of the personalized learning revolution, however stories like this week’s top ten show we’re definitely on the path …

Do We Need to Teach Students to Use Technology?

Four years ago, when Chromebooks were new and my students were logging on for the first time, I dedicated days of class time to exploration, …

Teaching

Victoria joins prestigious online course provider

14 September 2016<p>Victoria joins prestigious online course provider<p>In a first for a New Zealand university, Victoria University of Wellington is …

Benefits of Scenario-Based Learning

Why are scenarios effective for learning? They provide realistic context and emotional engagement. They can increase motivation and accelerate …

The EdTech Eleven: This Month's Must-Know Tools

Things move fast in the edtech world, and we hear all the time from teachers how hard it can be to keep up. This is why we've created the EdTech …

Education Technology

Video Basics for Online Course Design - E-Learning Heroes

Many people love screencasting because it’s a clear, engaging way to explain a process or demonstrate a concept. And with today’s simple and powerful …

What IS A "Mind-Body Bootcamp" Class + Should You Try It?

There's nothing I love more than rolling out my yoga mat after a long, stressful day. There's something about all those hip openers, backbends, and …

3 yoga poses for a happier day

The practice of yoga connects the breath and the body to change how you move and feel. Here are three easy poses to help you feel happier and more energized, in very little time.<p>To begin, sit cross-legged, inhale and look for length in your upper body. Exhale and draw your belly-button to your …

Yoga

Why Every Twentysomething Woman Needs to Try Meditation

Here's how to do it.<p><i>Meditation guru Gabrielle Bernstein, author of the new book "</i>The Universe Has Your Back<i>," swears this is how to end stress and start getting everything you want.</i><p><b>Cosmopolitan:</b> <b>A lot of people</b> <b>think of stress as a</b> <b>marker of success —</b> <b>it means you're busy</b> <b>and important. But</b> <b>you don't</b> …

Just-Like-That Mind: A Great Zen Teacher on Navigating Loss and Grief

“Name and form are made by thinking. Water does not say, ‘I am water.’ Steam does not say, ‘I am steam.’”<p><i>“To lament that we shall not be alive a hundred years hence, is the same folly as to be sorry we were not alive a hundred years ago,”</i> Montaigne observed as he contemplated death and the art of …

Meditation