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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

The Math Behind The 5-Hour Rule: Why You Need To Learn 1 Hour Per Day Just To Stay Relevant – Michael Simmons

Three years ago, I coined the term The 5-Hour Rule after researching the most successful, busy people in the world and finding that they shared a pattern: They devoted at least 5 hours a week to deliberate learning. Since then, I’ve preached The 5-Hour Rule to more than 10 million readers. The reason I keep … Continue reading The Math Behind The 5-Hour Rule: Why You Need To Learn 1 Hour Per Day Just To Stay Relevant – Michael Simmons

Why Singapore Is So Good At English – Isabella Steger

Singapore keeps getting better at English. The city-state made the top three of an annual ranking in English proficiency conducted by English education company EF Education First (EF), the highest-ever ranking for an Asian nation. Though Singapore has for years ranked near the top of the list, this year, it leapfrogged Norway and Denmark to … Continue reading Why Singapore Is So Good At English – Isabella Steger

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

Microlearning Best Practices Creating A Lesson – Isha Sood

Microlearning definitely does not involve cramming all the material you used to deliver in 15 minutes into 5 – that is a strategy bound to lead to failure. Some re-engineering of content to match a targeted approach on the achievement of one key outcome must happen and will put most of our skills as communicators … Continue reading Microlearning Best Practices Creating A Lesson – Isha Sood

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

Working in a group might be the best way to help kids meet individual goals, study says via JILL BARSHAY | iGeneration – 21st Century Education (Pedagogy & Digital Innovation)

by JILL BARSHAY Source: Working in a group might be the best way to help kids meet individual goals, study says via JILL BARSHAY | iGeneration - 21st Century Education (Pedagogy & Digital Innovation)

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