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Why Would Anyone Want to Major in STEM?

References<p>Diekman, A. B., Brown, E. R., Johnston, A. M., & Clark, E. K. (2010). Seeking congruity between goals and roles: A new look at why women …

High Impact Learning Environments: The Key to Increasing Student Engagement?

Teachers have long known that not every student is ideally suited to traditional classroom setups, but with budgets tight, doling out individual …

When personalized learning includes skateboarding: One suburban district’s dramatic transformation

Senior Hernan Hernandez, 17 (left), and junior Ray Garcia, 15 (right), hope to design a new skateboarding course at Vista High School. It’s part of a …

Stuck in a career rut? A part-time MBA could transform your future

Tailored learning to suit your lifestyle means the highly sought-after MBA might be easier to fit in around a busy career than you think.

Here's What the ISTE Standards for Students Look Like in Five Projects

The new ISTE Standards for Students, released in 2016, were developed to empower student voice and ensure that learning is a student-driven process …

What it Takes to be a Teacherpreneur

Research<p>What it Takes to be a Teacherpreneur<p>By Nihal ElRayess     Oct 4, 2012<p>JasonParis<p>Entrepreneurial guru Eric Reis put it something like this: …

The 3 Key Steps to Becoming a Highly Paid Expert

Experts can come in all shapes, sizes and ages.<p>Elliot Baker is 14 years old and has a dream to become an expert food writer and critic. He hasn’t …

5 Videos You Must Watch Before Starting a Business

Starting a business is no walk in the park. Here are five videos to watch before you launch.<p>As any seasoned entrepreneur can tell you, starting a business is not always easy. From leadership to fundraising to recruiting, there are plenty of potholes in which you can get stuck as a fledgling founder.<p>…

Entrepreneurship

How to Pitch Your Company. (If You're Not Nervous, You're Missing the Point)

Making a formal presentation to investors is hard--almost certainly more difficult and more stressful than you think. Here's how to get it right.<p>With the proliferation of pitch competitions, start-up events, and accelerator Pitch Days, you will at some point have the opportunity to pitch your …

David Crosby

5 Tips for Giving Really Amazing Presentations

Don't waste a presentation opportunity with foolish mistakes. Give it every chance of winning the day.<p>Some people live for making presentations; others consider it their worse nightmare. It could be five people in a boardroom or 500 in the audience, but if you are the presenter the spotlight is on …

Public Speaking

Disruption Digest

Subscribe to Updates from KnowledgeWorks<p>Subscribe now for regular updates, including expert insights, success stories and resources to help your …

Strategic Foresight: Exploring the Future of Learning

Since 2006, KnowledgeWorks has been exploring the future of learning to help education stakeholders and innovators anticipate change, explore …

10 Ways to Grow Your Personal Brand

As a young entrepreneur its essential to know how to promote yourself and your work if you want to be successful. If you want to be <i>really</i> successful …

Small Business

The One Thing You Need To Stop Doing To Become A Great Communicator

Caroline Kennedy was making a run for the US Senate in 2008. The daughter of the late President John F. Kennedy was a front runner to represent New York. After being accused by the media of dodging questions, Kennedy agreed to a sit down interview. The result was disastrous. According to an article …

Are Teachers and Ed Tech Businesses Working Towards the Same Goal?

While the tools developed by these companies and the hundreds of others not represented on the panel can be useful to teachers, another panelist …

Video games: New literacy for a complex world

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Standardized Testing

This Is Your Brain on Architecture

In her new book, Sarah Williams Goldhagen presents scientific evidence for why some buildings delight us and others—too many of them—disappoint.<p>Sarah Williams Goldhagen was the architecture critic for <i>The New Republic</i> for many years, a role she combined with teaching at Harvard University’s Graduate …

A Pen That Never Dies!

It’s no secret that we’re in love with Titanium as a material. Virtually indestructible, lightweight, amazing to the touch, and that faint blue …

How To Create Colossal Career Success With Design Thinking

What if there was a process for figuring out a career transition or advancement that wasn’t mind-bendingly difficult to understand, or so mystical that you just had to take the plunge with the faith of a saint?<p>In the past, career coaching may have felt that way. But at its best, career coaching is …

Ten Fold Engineering thinks outside the box

<b>Why move a lot of air when you can have a building unfold and grow into anything you want?</b><p>One of the problems with shipping container architecture is …

Make Your Teacher Desk Redundant

Reading Time: 3 minutes.Should we ditch our own desks? In a recent post, James Manwaring urged us to think about getting rid of