Commentary Technologies such as artificial intelligence, robotics, and biotech are redefining what it means to be human-and employable. Jobs are disappearing as automation replaces the need for people. New occupations are emerging that demand competencies that can transfer across the multiple assignments workers will experience in their lives.
When it comes to presentations, no matter what industry you’re in, creating that first impression and providing a presentation that will win over your audience comes with its pressures. Standing in front of that audience and involving them in what you’re saying is important in the success of any presentation.
12 Things Schools Could Be Instead Of Schools by Terry Heick What else could schools be? Instead of schools, I mean. Or at least as we think of the word ‘school,’ anyway. The more I think about it, the more this is about semantics and language than education innovation and reform, but we’ll soldier on …
Teachers may offer up a killer classroom library and carve out class time for silent reading, but these two things do not guarantee prolific reading, or even moderate reading from your students. One of my goals when I was teaching high school was this: to have students fall in love with reading while they were in my classroom (or at least like it a little more).
Part of a school leader’s job is to create conditions in which teachers work collaboratively to achieve excellence in their instructional practices and in student learning. But with near-c…
The long-term output of any school should be not just proficient students, but enabled learners. An “enabled” learner can grasp macro views, uncover micro details, ask questions, plan for new knowledge and transfer thinking across divergent circumstances.
School originated to train obedient factory workers but hasn’t evolved much since then. Coursera and the University of Phoenix paved the way for people to digitally learn from a distance. Next, traditional and leading colleges began offering online courses–sometimes for free.
We need empathy more than ever to compete with the machines – but instead we’re becoming cold and robotic, writes Belinda Parmar.