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February 3, 2020

4 steps for how to teach critical thinking

Wouldn’t it be great if you could start people in an online course entitled, “Critical Thinking 101” and they’d come out ready to conquer the world?
January 20, 2020

Want high-performing teams in your company? Teach these 3 soft skills

A question for you. Do you think school actually taught us how to work well as part of a team? We probably had teachers helpfully teach […]
January 6, 2020

A look back on 2019 with pure gratefulness

What a year! For once, this year did not seem to fly by. I felt like 2019 was at least 3 years’ worth of...
December 30, 2019

Improving to meet Web Content Accessibility Guidelines—a hot topic for Dr Erin Leif at Monash University

In 2014, the Australian government committed to reaching AA standards of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG). This is a huge step in the right...
December 16, 2019

Spending a week in China with HolonIQ

Late November, I was fortunate to join the HolonIQ’s 2019 Executive Education Market Immersion program in Beijing. For those of you who are unfamiliar with...
December 2, 2019

What Google can teach educators about assessing innovation

Nearly everyone wants to work at Google. Free food, a free gym, shuttles to and from work, and, of course, an excellent salary (paid for with...
November 18, 2019

An Oppida interview: Jamie Engel and insights on Neutopia

Last month, I sat down with Jamie Engel, the CEO and Founder of Neutopia. We connected on LinkedIn prior, and then once we got started...
November 4, 2019

7 quick ways to teach unplugging in schools

It seems paradoxical that unplugging would be the answer to stellar digital citizenship. Don’t students need a chance to experiment online in this digital age?
October 21, 2019

Do your online courses need video? 7 must-ask questions to help you decide

Remember binge-watching cartoons on Saturday mornings? And, only the cool kids had TVs in their rooms? Today, TVs live in our pockets. And those cool kids?...
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