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Brand Logos With Subliminal Messages

<b>#22 Coca-Cola</b> (Image 1 of 22)<p>Subliminal messages aren't always easy to find, especially in popular logos most of us see every day. The most popular …

The role of design thinking in innovation

Innovation is everywhere at the moment — or, more accurately, there are countless blog posts about how important it is and how companies that fail to …

Innovation
Teaching

Travel is the Best Education: Start Teaching Your Kids Today

In the northern hemisphere, it's back to school season. As you get back into school routines and slip back into your everyday grind, I'd like to entice you to think about how you're going to give your kids the world. Summer might be coming to a close, but family travel goes way beyond going on …

Kids

Coaching and Mentoring

<b>Approaches to support the Professional Update process</b><p>A coaching and/ or mentoring approach has become the cornerstone of a range of approaches to …

Implementing Project-Based Learning in the 21st Century

<i>This post is by Jeff Robin, founding staff member and art teacher at High Tech High.</i><p>People learn using three domains: Cognitive, Affective, and …

8 Tips and Tricks to Redesign Your Classroom

Whether you’re looking to reorganize one corner or redesign an entire room, here are eight tips that may help you throughout the process.<p>1. Getting …

Education Technology

Academic subjects alone won't 'set every child up for life'

Employers are crying out for recruits who are creative. The notion that arts and music are not seen as ‘hard’ enough subjects is damaging to the economy<p>It’s no surprise that Nicky Morgan is in favour of the English baccalaureate (EBacc). But what is genuinely puzzling is her assertion that …

Creativity
Leadership
Leadership

Developing a Growth Mindset in Teachers and Staff

The New Psychology of Success (2000), Dweck developed a continuum upon which people can be placed, based upon their understandings about where …

Pedagogy

One Quality That Makes a Leader Truly Great | Inc.com

I was a relatively new supervisor when I came up with what I thought was an awesome plan to improve overall productivity by moving a crew to a different shift on an open production line. The inconvenience to the crew was considerable, but the payoff seemed worth it.<p>They disagreed. They didn't want …

Leadership

11 Essentials for Excellent Digital Portfolios

According to Dr. Helen Barrett (PDF), portfolios fall into two categories: the positivist approach (using portfolios for learning), and the …

Leadership

Education 3.0 and the Pedagogy (Andragogy, Heutagogy) of Mobile Learning

Education 3.0 and the Pedagogy (Andragogy, Heutagogy) of Mobile Learning<p>The evolution of the web from Web 1.0 to Web 2.0 and now to Web 3.0 can be …

10 Tips for Educators Considering a New Position

1. Identify what you want, starting with how you want to <i>feel</i> in a new job.<p>You might want to feel fulfilled, appreciated, and purposeful. You might …

Teaching

Turn Twitter into a learning tool

Michele Haiken’s eighth grade English language arts students are required to read an outside book every quarter. She who are eager to earn an “A” can …

Social Media

The case for project-based learning

Project-based learning is not some new-fangled teaching method just coming into vogue. In fact, use of the PBL approach can be tracked back to the …

Education

8 Tips to Create a Twitter-Driven School Culture

So I ask -- why can't we have both? Why can't we be connected virtually and face-to-face? What's stopping us from using Twitter to support and …

Learning to Live with Leadership

I feel this might be one of those confessional moments which are sometimes part of group therapy for people who are struggling with an addiction. <i>My</i> …

Pedagogy

7 Behaviors of High Capacity Leaders

Unleashing talent through shared responsibility

Shared leadership has been described by US educator and author Phil Schlechty as 'less like an orchestra, where the conductor is always in charge, …

Leading Schools of the Future

<i>Portions of this post are adapted from the Future Ready Schools website with permission.</i><p>Advances in technology continue to impact society in amazing …

5 Reflections on the Language of Leadership

Language

The Limitations of Being a Disconnected Nomad

It seems like just yesterday that I was a disconnected nomad working hard to maintain the status quo and conform to a rigid system commonly known as …

Leadership And The Art Of Making Tough Decisions

Without a doubt, the toughest decisions I have ever made were in combat as a Navy SEAL. And those who have served know that the impact of those decisions can last a lifetime.<p>Unfortunately, making tough decisions amidst chaos takes practice. In the past, I had a tendency to avoid conflict, put off …

Self-Reflection

How Digital Tools Improve Teaching and Learning

Adapted from an article I co-authored, Real-World Ready: Leveraging Digital Tools <br>Digital tools are transforming essential elements of the education …