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MIT Awards $1 Million To Most Innovative Future Of Work Organizations In The World – Devin Cook

The MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy has announced the four global grand prize winners for the 2018 MIT Inclusive Innovation Challenge (IIC). The winning organizations were selected by the IIC Champion Committee from 20 Regional Winners in Latin America, Asia, Africa, Europe, and North America. All were vetted after a year-long search for the most innovative, … Continue reading MIT Awards $1 Million To Most Innovative Future Of Work Organizations In The World – Devin Cook

AI Innovators: This Researcher Uses Deep Learning To Prevent Future Natural Disasters – Lisa Lahde

Meet Damian Borth, chair in the Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning department at the University of St. Gallen (HSG) in Switzerland, and past director of the Deep Learning Competence Center at the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI). He is also a founding co-director of Sociovestix Labs, a social enterprise in the area of … Continue reading AI Innovators: This Researcher Uses Deep Learning To Prevent Future Natural Disasters – Lisa Lahde

Empathy Technologies Like VR, AR & Social Media Can Transform Education – Jennifer Carolan

In The Better Angels of Our Nature, Harvard psychologist Steven Pinker makes the case for reading as a “technology for perspective-taking” that has the capacity to not only evoke people’s empathy but also expand it. “The power of literacy,” as he argues “get[s] people in the habit of straying from their parochial vantage points” while … Continue reading Empathy Technologies Like VR, AR & Social Media Can Transform Education – Jennifer Carolan

Teens Are Being Bullied ‘Constantly’ on Instagram – Taylor Lorenz

No app is more integral to teens’ social lives than Instagram. While Millennials relied on Facebook to navigate high school and college, connect with friends, and express themselves online, Gen Z’s networks exist almost entirely on Instagram. According to a recent study by the Pew Research Center, 72 percent of teens use the platform, which … Continue reading Teens Are Being Bullied ‘Constantly’ on Instagram – Taylor Lorenz

This Company Could Be Your Next Teacher: Coursera Plots A Massive Future For Online Education – Susan Adams

Sitting in a fluorescently lit conference room dressed in a pressed gray work shirt, jeans and gray suede sneakers, Jeff Maggioncalda, the tightly wound 49-year-old CEO of Coursera, doesn’t touch his plate of plain spaghetti, edamame and artichoke hearts from the company cafeteria. By the end of our hour-and-a-half lunch meeting, he is still talking … Continue reading This Company Could Be Your Next Teacher: Coursera Plots A Massive Future For Online Education – Susan Adams

Teaching Kids About Boundaries and Consent – Bonnie J. Rough

As a growing number of #MeToo and #WhyIDidntReport stories have put a new focus on childhood sexual abuse, parents may have an urgent sense that they should frame conversations with their children about their bodies as safety lessons. But doubling down on warnings is the opposite of what children really need. In researching my new … Continue reading Teaching Kids About Boundaries and Consent – Bonnie J. Rough

Four Education Blogs to Explore this Back-to-School Season — Discover

Whether they tackle tough topics or inspire better learning habits, these sites prompt readers to think, question, and engage. via Four Education Blogs to Explore this Back-to-School Season — Discover     Your kindly Donations would be so effective in order to fulfill our future research and endeavors - Thank you https://www.paypal.me/ahamidian

Despite What Anti-Vaxxers Say, Vitamin K Shots Are Safe For Newborns – Lauren Strapagiel

Babies are born with a deficiency in vitamin K, an important factor for proper blood clotting. So most newborns are given a shot of vitamin K soon after birth to prevent potentially life-threatening hemorrhages in the brain or intestines. It's been standard practice since the early 1960s, but the rise in anti-vaccination rhetoric has also … Continue reading Despite What Anti-Vaxxers Say, Vitamin K Shots Are Safe For Newborns – Lauren Strapagiel

Anxious Children – 4 Ways to Help by Lynda Monk

We should all be concerned and paying attention to the mental health of our children and youth within society. Evidence suggests that stress and anxiety are on the rise for today’s young people. Even young children between the ages of 2 and 5 are showing higher levels of emotional upset and anxiety (Statistics Canada). Many … Continue reading Anxious Children – 4 Ways to Help by Lynda Monk

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