So this week I've been mainly uploading videos on Vialogues about technology in classrooms. I had videos of new technology that are used in today's classrooms as you rarely see textbooks and pencils. You see technology devices and computers, but in this video I didn't like the technology they used. This device prevented students from engaging with the teacher and students used this device mainly to answer the questions the teacher gave. I think in school you must learn to communicate, among others and this device prevented it by not giving the students the chance to communicate with everyone e...
August 11, 2013's top stories on learning, carefully selected by the NLT Team
1. Finally, a cram school for aspiring K-pop performers.
Full story from The New York Times
2. Can we really learn how to learn faster?
I was thrilled to receive an invite to Scientific American's (SA) recent #sciamlearning Summit held in conjunction with Macmillan Science and Education at Google's NYC headquarters. The event was organized into panel discussions, intimate 1 on 1 interviews and intermittent break-out sessions.
Speakers ranged from Danielle Carnival from the White House OSTP to
Great storytelling. Beautifully shot. Well edited. And great sound.
So GOOD! Please watch!
August 10, 2013's top stories on learning, carefully selected by the NLT Team
1. Survey finds that most regret not going further in higher ed
Full story from Education news
2. What can entrepreneurs learn from this hippy dippy habit?
I noticed a long line this morning stretching across 120th Street between Broadway and Amsterdam. After a little investigating, I realized this was for a career fair on Columbia University's main campus. The career fair is in conjunction with Harlem Week 2013. Harlem Week, you ask? Here is a snippet from the official Harlem Week website:
"HARLEM WEEK began in 1974 as HARLEM DAY, a day of encouragement and fellowship in Harlem for New Yorke...
Possibly. After reading this article, "Upworthy Goes Viral by Optimizing Optimism." (Itself a great article title) I was inspired to both explore Upworthy.com and think further about how we craft tweet, NLT and Vialogues title/headlines! It seems that Upworthy has mastered the art of the 1-2 liner and as a result many of the social good-focused videos they share have millions of "watches" and shares. Upworthy, please create a MOOC re: writing the ideal headline!
Starting a new business is always a risk because even with the right connections and tools, the outcome can hardly be predicted. Having the necessary skills to start a business is vital because without extensive training, the whole process of starting a business can be a disaster. Here is a brief video by Rich Chrono, Vice President of Marketing Operations for Level IV on the best ways an entrepreneur can prepare to start a business.
August 9, 2013's top stories on learning, carefully selected by the NLT Team
1. Florida Virtual School enrollment drops, hundreds laid off.
Full story from Tampa Bay
2. Utah’s backpack bill makes student data portable, permanent, and easily acc...
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