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5 outdated beliefs about the office that make people look old

The current workforce is largely comprised of three generations: Baby Boomers, Gen Xers,and Millennials. The boomers are retirement-ready and the millennials are just getting warmed up. Gen Xers — my own beloved generation — are stuck in the middle. And we're vulnerable — and not in the sweet, …

The Workplace

Computing in schools: the report card

Today the Royal Society published <i>After the Reboot</i>, a report card on the state of computing education in UK schools. It’s a serious piece of work, …

Raspberry Pi

How Jealousy Kills Your Creative Freedom

"Jealousy is always a mask for fear." —Julia Cameron<p>Get ready, it's about to get emotional in here. And that's a little weird, right? I mean, this is …

Creativity

Looking to build your online influence? Become a curator

In today’s world of 24–7 news and an abundance of marketing messages, it’s becoming increasingly difficult to stand out on social media …

Public Relations

6 Tips to Liven Up Your Lectures

Many graduate students find themselves at the head of the classroom, first as teaching assistants and later as instructors. However, graduate study …

Teaching

Real Estate, Movies, Retail: VR Is Exploding. The Opportunities for Entrepreneurs Are Huge.

The 'Art of VR' conference in New York City features an alien bursting from a human, and lots of people excited about this burgeoning industry.<p>The first time I watched an alien newborn claw its way out of a human's belly -- with blood and guts gushing -- was 38 years ago, in a Boston cinema. The …

Virtual Reality

What’s Next in L&D: Experts Reveal Predictions for 2017

From new platforms to billion-dollar promises, 2016 was a transformative year for corporate learning and the world of work. The adoption of digital …

Great Online Learning Platforms to Level Up Your Digital Skills

In today’s world, having up-to-date skills is crucial, whether you’re searching for a job or trying to advance in your current role.<p>And let’s face …

4 Startups Revolutionizing the EdTech World

From online microtutoring to photographic tours back through history, educational technology is giving children new ways to learn.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Technology has been transforming the educational world for the past few years. Every year, new edtech …

Education Technology

The Key to Learning More Quickly: Admitting When You're Wrong

Intellectual humility is as important to efficient learning as the world's best study skills.<p>There's a ton of advice out there for those who are committed to becoming lifelong learners, from science-backed study strategies and guidance on getting more out of what you read, to tips on squeezing …

Self-improvement

Podcasting is the new blogging

Call it the Serial Effect – named for the true crime podcast that went viral in 2014 – but podcasting seems to have reached a tipping point in popular culture. According to The Infinite Dial 2016, a study by Edison Research and Triton Digital, an estimated 21 per cent of Americans (57 million …

Marketing

5 Numbers and What They Meant for Social Media in 2016

2016 has been an eventful year in social media. We've witnessed the ascendance of Snapchat and the struggles of Twitter. Facebook targeting new …

Social Media

New Features for Instagram Stories: This Week in Social Media

Welcome to our weekly edition of what’s hot in social media news. To help you stay up to date with social media, here are some of the news items that …

Instagram

Which Edtech Companies Are Producing the Best Research-Based Products?

column | Research<p>Which Edtech Companies Are Producing the Best Research-Based Products?<p>By Mary Jo Madda (Columnist)     Nov 9, 2016<p>Shutterstock / …

Add ‘social media guru’ to your resume with the Social Media Marketing Course & Certification

Despite how often so many of us hit up Facebook and Instagram, it’s shocking how few people actually understand how to market products and services to customers on social media. You’ll be one of those skilled few — with the certification to prove it — once you’ve taken this Silicon Valley Social …

2016's Best Books on Innovation and Creativity

Read these before your next brainstorm.<p>There are a lot of business books published every year, some 11,000 new tomes of advice hit bookstores this year. That's a lot of reading if you're looking to consume all of them, but what if you're just looking for a few good ideas? What if you just want to …

Creativity

Is Public Education Endangered? Will We Evolve Or Die?

I recently presented to a group of teachers in Virginia about the need for educators to look at relevance in their teaching. I shared that we can save time by eradicating the pointless subjects and archaic skills and replace them with skills we know our students will need in their future. There was …

Education

'Corporate innovation does not work,' says Accenture

Colossal corporate firms trying to innovate within their existing structures does not work, Accenture's Narry Singh says.<p>At the WIRED2016 conference …

Inside Magic Leap, The Secretive $4.5 Billion Startup Changing Computing Forever

The hottest ticket in tech is an invitation to a banal South Florida business park, indistinguishable on the outside from countless other office buildings that dot America’s suburban landscape. Inside, it’s a whole different story. A different reality, in fact. Humanoid robots walk down the halls, …

Augmented Reality

2016 technique to increase sales through Facebook

If you are reading this post then you know it very well Facebook is not a mere platform to share memes and videos but also can increase sales through …

eCommerce

Facebook tips: Tricks to get more out of your news feed, read your secret mailbox etc.

Facebook is the world’s biggest social media network. In order for it to stay at the top, the site constantly updates its system to satisfy its …

How To Spark Learning Everywhere Kids Go — Starting With The Supermarket

Picture this: You're in the supermarket with your hungry preschooler in tow. As you reach into the dairy case, you spot a sign with a friendly cartoon cow. It reads: "Ask your child: Where does milk come from? What else comes from a cow?"<p>In a small study published last year, signs like these, …

Kids

These 6 Free Online Programs to Help You Totally Change Careers

You know how the old saying goes: Never stop learning. And thanks to advances in technology, gaining access to education is easier (and cheaper!) than ever. Another perk to free online education? Getting one step closer to making your career goals even more of a reality. So whether you’re ready to …

MOMA

Why Deep Learning Is Suddenly Changing Your Life

<b>By Roger Parloff</b><p>Illustration by Justin Metz<p>September 28, 2016, 5:00 PM EDT<p>Decades-old discoveries are now electrifying the computing industry and …

Artificial Intelligence

9 Educational Technologies That are Most Exciting Right Now (2016-17 Update)

As we Settle into Another new School Year, These Technologies are Poised to Make a Difference I find it fun this time of year to think about how …

The Post

MOOC 4.0: The Next Revolution in Learning & Leadership

Last month my colleagues and I completed a pilot of what well may be the most interesting project of my life. It was the pilot of a new type of MOOC …

MOOCs

Nikon Is First Big Camera Maker To Get Into VR Video

Nikon says image quality will be the killer feature in its rugged, $500 KeyMission 360 virtual reality camera.<p>When you think of major camera makers, names like 360fly, LG, and Ricoh may not spring to mind. Such newcomers have staked out early spots in the emerging 360-degree virtual reality video …

Cameras

5 Ways Teachers Can Encourage Deeper Learning With Personal Devices

Technology in School<p>5 Ways Teachers Can Encourage Deeper Learning With Personal Devices<p>By Jennifer Pierrat     Aug 7, 2016<p>Image credit: …

Education Technology

Due Season Press and Educational Services

Coaching vs. Consulting: Find the Perfect Balance to Get Buy-in and Results

Chief learning officers should consult as well as coach stakeholders while partnering with business units to develop learning strategies. But to …

Leadership