Catherine Van Holder

234 Added | 7 Magazines | 6 Likes | 9 Following | 16 Followers | @cvanholder | Futurist. NuPhilosopher. Loves Design, Food & Film. Always trying to make sense out of this world. 

Automakers springen op de kar van autodelen

Opel lanceert een app waarmee gebruikers binnenkort een Volkswagen of Renault kunnen huren of verhuren. Met die opmerkelijke zet wil de Duitse …

#girlswithtoys: vrouwelijke wetenschappers showen trots hun "speeltjes" uit protest tegen seksistische uitspraak

Het klinkt misschien als een zoekterm die vaak op pornosites wordt ingegeven, maar dat is het niet. #girlswithtoys is een initiatief van vrouwelijke …

England

​I Grew Up in a Polyamorous Household

As a kid, I lived with my mom, my dad, and an interconnected network of grownups who were all banging each other.<p>Few cultural symbols have as much heft as the "traditional" nuclear family. You know the one: two heterosexual parents, two kids, one dog, two tablespoons of white picket fence, whisk …

Parenting

Could Storytelling Be the Secret Sauce to STEM Education?

In the short story “The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas,” author Ursula Le Guin describes a utopian city that has everything people want or need — …

Mathematics

Nonacademic Skills Are Key To Success. But What Should We Call Them?

More and more people in education agree on the importance of learning stuff other than academics.<p>But no one agrees on what to call that "stuff".<p>There are least seven major overlapping terms in play. New ones are being coined all the time. This bagginess bugs me, as a member of the education media. …

Self-improvement

Home | Google for Education

Enable collaboration with G Suite for Education<p>Learn more about G Suite for Education, free productivity apps that include Google Classroom, Docs, …

Design Thinking Online Courses

We’re part of IDEO—an award-winning global design company that takes a human-centered, design-based approach to help organizations innovate and …

Design Thinking

Big Idea 2015: The Unexpected Path to Creative Breakthroughs

Some say the world is divided into humanities people and science people; artists and geeks; intuitive types and analytical types. You’re either one …

Creativity

These Beautiful Floating Villages Are Made From Old Oil Tankers

Inspiring the world toward a future without oil.<p>In a future world without oil, we’d end up with thousands of unusable massive oil tankers, some as long as 40-story buildings. Instead of sending them to scrapyards, a team of architects wants to turn them into floating neighborhoods.<p>The supply of …

The problem with sexed-up statistics

‘Statistics tell us nothing until we understand what is being counted in the first place’Men think about sex every seven seconds. Eighty-four per …

Statistics

My edible classroom gives deprived New York kids a reason to attend school

Teacher Stephen Ritz explains how a project to grow fresh food in his school turned into a wider movement encouraging healthy eating among US students<p><i>Stephen Ritz</i> <i>is a teacher in New York’s deprived South Bronx district where he began a pioneering project to farm plants and vegetables indoors at</i></i> …

RSA ANIMATE: Changing Education Paradigms

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Integral Approaches to School Educational Futures

Signs That You Lack Emotional Intelligence

In my ten years as an executive coach, I have never had someone raise his hand and declare that he needs to work on his emotional intelligence. Yet I can’t count the number of times I’ve heard from people that the one thing their colleague needs to work on is emotional intelligence. This is the …

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PSFK Presents The Future of Research

The Future of Research - Data and the Rise of Digital Scholarship presents the trends that stand to have a significant impact on the changing face of academic publishing and scholarly research. As million of connected devices come online and an unprecedented volume of information moves into …