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4 Effective Mentoring Opportunities for New Entrepreneurs

By | Nov 27, 2017 at 6:30 pm

A good mentor can be the difference between success and failure for most entrepreneurs. While failure can be a good teacher, it’s much easier to learn from someone that’s already been there, which a mentor can provide in spades. But what are the most…


5 Finalists Competing for the $15 Million Global Learning XPRIZE

By | Sep 18, 2017 at 1:30 pm

The XPRIZE competitions have inarguably made the world a better place. From space travel and ocean discovery to adult literacy and women’s safety, these highly incentivized prizes have innovated more revolutionary technology than the creators could have ever hoped for. By offering multiple millions…

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Top 5 Apps to Help With Homework

By | Sep 10, 2017 at 8:30 am

Everyone’s headed back to school, and this time, they’ve got another year’s worth of tech advances to rely on. No, not in class: Trust me, no teacher is going to be okay with you multitasking by browsing Snapchat while taking notes on their lecture….

Startups & Apps

This Startup Will Help You Learn From Entrepreneurs’ Mistakes

By | Aug 17, 2017 at 10:50 am

Tragically enough, failure is an integral part of success, particularly in the startup world. Without the knowledge gleaned from dire mistakes, entrepreneurs wouldn’t have the experience necessary to keep up with changing trends, manage unruly employees, or deal with unexpected viral memos, all things that…

Augmented Reality

How Augmented Reality Is Bringing Museum Exhibits to Life

By | Jul 12, 2017 at 1:30 pm

After the meteoric rise of Pokémon Go, augmented reality became a staple of the mainstream tech discussion. Every entrepreneur, tech enthusiast, and innovative mind in the world was thinking about how to utilize this revolutionary technology in a way that would entertain, educate, and…


11 Startups Competing in the $15 Million Global Learning XPRIZE Contest

By | Jun 21, 2017 at 1:30 pm

As an innovation engine and a facilitator of exponential change, XPRIZE has done a lot for the future. Whether it’s through a lunar program that will see private companies on the moon in a few short years or an adult literacy initiative helping teach…



How to Use Gamification the Right Way

By | Jun 18, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Five years ago, gamification was the new marketing buzzword. However, as it caught on, its meaning fell off. Companies “gamified” everything for sales. Albertsons and Safeway created a lottery game called MONOPOLY, for which shoppers’ chance of winning the grand prize of a million…


Why Digital Learning Is So Important For Teachers And Students

By | Apr 18, 2017 at 10:30 am

Most schools have access to technology. From computers to tablets, students are able to access high quality internet access for teaching and learning purposes. Today’s connected classrooms provide both teachers and students easier, faster, and more affordable access to information, learning resources, experts, peers,…

Tips & How To’s

5 Simple Lessons to Keep in Mind on Your Entrepreneurial Journey

By | Mar 23, 2017 at 8:30 pm

You learn a lot of lessons in the entrepreneurial trenches. Whether it’s a stunning success or a miserable failure, these lessons can help you grow your company — and grow as an individual. Anyone who has ever started a company understands the extreme ups and downs,…


Continuous Learning Is the Best Way for CEOs to Stay Ahead of Change

By | Feb 18, 2017 at 12:45 pm

Every day, the biggest challenge for CEOs is staying ahead of change. It effects every aspect of business and without a handle on what’s happening, you could be left in the dust. “The speed of current breakthroughs has no historical precedent,” wrote Klaus Schwab,…


4 Steps to Creating an Engaging Online Course

By | Feb 3, 2017 at 7:00 pm

Selling content online has become a massive industry in the last several years, as online courses rake in well over $100 billion annually. As the internet continues to mature, the industry’s reach and profitability swells as well. Considering the massive potential that online courses…


5 Easy Ways to Learn a New Language on the Internet

By | Jan 7, 2017 at 10:30 am

The internet is a useful tool for many things, including learning a new language. Possible sources are online courses, specific websites or watching videos spoken in other languages, for example. But there are many more sources that can be used to learn a new…


How Should We Evaluate Edtech for Future Generations?

By | Nov 19, 2016 at 10:30 am

The field of education is one of the most researched disciplines on the planet. We set goals and objective for our students, we test until our eyes fall out, and we gather data that will prove what works and what doesn’t. One of the tough…


Is Online Learning the Future of Further Education?

By | Sep 19, 2016 at 5:20 pm

Leading universities will offer fully accredited undergraduate degrees online within the next five years, according to the founder of educational platform Coursera. Speaking at an educational conference in London, Professor Daphne Koller said the next stage for digital learning would be the introduction of…

Tips & How To’s

5 Ways to Learn a New Skill Online

By | Aug 8, 2016 at 11:00 am

The Internet is an amazing tool that can make our lives much easier and put us in contact with the entire world. At the same time, it’s also an excellent way to procrastinate with lots of memes and jokes to look at. But, if…

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3 Important Marketing Strategies for Data Scientists

By | Aug 1, 2016 at 4:00 pm

Information is the most valuable resource in the digital age. It can yield new customers, maintain interest in old customers, and inform on how new products should develop over time. Unfortunately, data analytics professionals don’t have a clear plan on how to turn their knowledge into…


When Will Higher Education Becomes Obsolete?

By | May 5, 2016 at 12:32 pm

Don’t get me started on the higher education monster we have created in this country. Uhh…I guess that’s already me getting started, so I have no choice but to continue. I have been saying for years that the time when a college degree was a…