Nick Parenteau

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The Accounting Industry's Death is Great News for Your Business

We're living during a watershed moment for accounting, which creates repercussions throughout the business world. A new normal will rise from the ashes of the archaic industry, and this revival will lower costs and increase transparency for businesses in every sector.<p>Opinions expressed by</i> …

Chan-Zuckerberg to Push Ambitious New Vision for Personalized Learning

—Ramin Rahimian for Education Week<p>Former deputy secretary of education to head expanded initiative<p>Pediatrician Priscilla Chan and Facebook founder …

Education

Why China's Top College Students Are Failing to Meet English Writing Standards

When I first came to China three years ago, I knew nothing about the <i>gaokao</i>. I had never heard the word before, but I quickly become familiar with it that summer. First, in early June, I noticed a surge in the number of students visiting my school, Shanghai Jiao Tong University. Students lined up to …

Can A Machine Choose Fonts And Colors Better Than You? Try It

These automated design tools let you find new font and color combinations with the push of a button. And then call it a weekend.<p>Maybe you’re just feeling uninspired. Maybe you took a job that pays less than you’re worth. Look, I’m not here to judge. We’re all going to be working for AI in a few …

9 Essential Design Tools for Non-Designers

Content and design work better together - in fact, your content marketing efforts really won't achieve optimal success if they don't include a solid …

ikea effect | Search Results

December 13, 2016<br>by Larry Ferlazzo <br>0 comments<p>I’ve previously written about Dan Ariely’s concept, “The IKEA Effect” – basically, we are more invested …

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 …

Elegant Logo Templates for Download

Download this amazing set of 70 modern and elegant logo templates for various purposes.William Hansen is a skilled graphic designer who specializes …

Graphic Design

Retro Fonts and Vintage Logos: Artisan Collection

The Artisan collection – retro fonts and vintage logo templates from Hustle Supply Co.Jeremy Vessey of studio Hustle Supply Co. has packed together …

Typography

TT Norms Font Family from TypeType

TT Norms font family, a geometric grotesk of 18 styles.Designed by Ivan Gladkikh and his TypeType team, TT Norms is a modern, geometric grotesk font …

Typography

Bouchers Vintage Fonts from Swistblnk Design Std.

Bouchers, a vintage font collection consisting of a script, layered sans, and bold script typeface.Look at these beautiful typefaces! Created and …

Creative Logos from 2016 – 2017 by Studio Face

A highly inspiring collection of logos and marks created from 2016 – 2017 by Mexican studio Face.Because of the high quality of their graphic work, …

10 Logo/Badge Templates Vol.1

A mix of 10 distinctive logo/badge templates that you can use for branding projects, labels, apparel design, typography and more. They’re all fully …

Phoebe Lookbook/Minimag

The Phoebe Seasonal Lookbook is part of the Phoebe Collection. The Phoebe is an ideal seasonal fashion magazine/lookbook with a couple of catalog …

Studio Style Report

The Studio Report is an annual report/ style report editorial layout template. The template is 32pp and designed in both A4 (297x 210mm) and US …

Download 500 Color Line Icons – Best Graphic Resources

Check out this amazing set of 500 well designed color line icons!Designed and published by the team of Howcolour, this modern and minimalist …

100 Hand Drawn Patterns Bundle

<b>100 HAND DRAWN PATTERNS BUNDLE</b><p>All Hand Drawn Pattern sets in 1 Bundle: 10 x 10 patterns = 100 Patterns<p><b>70% OFF - That's $100 packed into a $30 …

94 IN 1 Font Bundle SALE

<b>94 IN 1 FONT BUNDLE</b><p>For the first time all my fonts created before June 5 2017 in 1 package. a $1147 value for $18. <b>Now get all</b> 94 fonts <b>with super low</b> …

94 Fonts in one Bundle – Limited Time Offer!

Check out this amazing collection of 94 professional fonts included in one big bundle!Kelly Reed of Mellow Design Lab has put together this amazing …

Typography

Hey Higher Ed, Why Not Focus On Teaching?

Stanford physics and education professor Carl Wieman won a Nobel Prize for his innovative, break-through work in quantum mechanics. Wieman has since levered the prestige and power of that prize to call attention to the need to transform undergraduate teaching, especially science education.<p>Wieman's …

Pedagogy

Want to Create a Top Workplace? Let Your Employees 'Drive the Ferrari'

Startup founders, entrepreneurs, and company leaders must commit to creating a culture that's truly exceptional<p>It's a great feeling when your business is growing fast and going gangbusters. Entrepreneurs know how sweet it can be to see all your hard work coming to fruition. As a fellow startup …

Refreshed Pedagogy for the Contemporary Learner

<b>contemporary (adj.)</b>—1630s, from Medieval Latin <i>contemporarius</i>, from Latin <i>com</i>- "with" (see <i>com-</i>) + <i>temporarius</i> "of time," from <i>tempus</i> "time, season, …

Watch: How To Use The Golden Ratio In Logo Design

<b>Even if you’re</b> not a graphic designer, artist, illustrator, or photographer, there’s high chance you would have heard of the Golden Ratio—a common …

The neuroscience argument against “living in the present”

There are plenty of advice columns, self-help books, and loosely spiritual twenty-somethings devoted to extolling the virtues of living in the present. The advice is intended as an antidote to life spent scrolling absentmindedly through twitter or planning next weekend, while failing to appreciate …

How I Wish Business School Had Taught Me Leadership

Business schools use lectures and case studies to teach leadership. Active project-based learning uses experience to teach how to lead.<p>Imagine a piano teacher suggesting to lecture you on how to play piano, or a basketball coach suggesting you read a case study for how to play ball.<p>You'd think they …

Why Malcolm Gladwell, Seth Godin, Google, and a Harvard Expert Say Colleges and Universities Are Broken

They aren't just complaining. They're offering alternatives.<p>Malcolm Gladwell couldn't be more clear in his podcast about a school ranked by some as the number one liberal arts college:<p>There's only one solution. If you're looking at liberal arts colleges, don't go to Bowdoin. Don't let your kids go …

10 Sneaky Tricks to Make Your Living Room Look Expensive

Next to the kitchen, the living room is arguably the most important room in the home. True to its name, it's where <i>life</i> happens. It's where guests …

Basic Patterns For Mobile Navigation: Pros And Cons

Once someone starts using your app, they need to know where to go and how to get there at any point. Good navigation is a vehicle that takes users …

UI Design

20 Memorable Web Design Portfolios to Inspire Your Own Website

The internet is full of thousands of design portfolios, and getting a potential employer’s attention in this overcrowded job marketplace can be quite …

4 Trendy Visual Design Techniques

Visual design is the creation of a visual aesthetic.<p>A successful visual design does not take away from the content on a page. Instead it enhances …