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10 Emerging Educational Technologies & How They Are Being Used Across the Globe

For over a decade, the New Media Consortium (NMC) has been charting the landscape of emerging technologies in teaching, learning, and creative inquiry on a global scale. The NMC’s advisory board includes 750 technology experts and faculty members from colleges and universities in 40 countries, and is supported by the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) and the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE). The NMC’s latest research efforts were released this spring...

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Educating Future Innovators

Are our schools preparing pupils to cope with the workplace of tomorrow or are they preparing them to pass exams today? To succeed in a digital world rich in information and innovation, future skilled workers will need the ability to analyse problems, think critically, think creatively, find new solutions and have the courage to take risks and to cope with failure.

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Innovate Like a Flaneur

I recently wrote about my appreciation of travel writing (Innovation in Lost Japan). One of my favorite ways to pass time converges in the form of the literary tales of the flaneur. The French term, which means a person who strolls about, was popularized by Charles Baudelaire in the 19th century..

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Every Company Is Innovative

Every company, including yours, is innovative. This is why Ford's current cars are rather more sophisticated than its Model T. It's why you no longer have to hand crank your washing machine. It's the reason a visit to the dentist is less painful than it was a generation ago. Every business makes changes for the better..

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Too Busy to Innovate

I've begun to wonder if the concept of innovation in large corporation is an exercise in pointless navel gazing. And no, this isn't another bashing of brainstorming, or a recent conversion based on my experiences with faulty innovation logic. No, the challenge to innovation is based on the recent development of a core strength: focus, efficiency, time management.

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