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Should we have the “Affordable Education Act” by 2020?

“How will News Corp’s new Ed Tech business Amplify Education” appeared in GigaOm earlier this week. And many other sites and newspapers haveĀ  given prominent coverage on this new company formed by News Corp in partnership with AT&T. Apparently, Amplify

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Posted in Learning, Teaching

SXSW – A Platform for Launching Innovative Apps

South by Southwest (SXSW) is a unique event that showcases latest trends in music and digital technologies. Its organized in Austin, Texas, every year and it further cements Austin’s position as the most liveable city in Texas šŸ™‚ SXSW has

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The 20 Mile March: What we can learn from Alice Byrne Elementary School

Reading Great by Choice by Jim Collins and Morten Hansen gives you the same effect Buddha might have felt when he meditated under the Bodhi tree! The book completely demystifies success factors that differentiate great companies from companies that fell

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Posted in Teaching

WARNING: Vacations can ruin your future!

Continuing on my previous post, I am banking on another key insight from Malcolm Gladwell as an inspiration for this post. In his book, Outliers, Gladwell brings out another important insight on the impact vacation has on the performance of

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Effective Teaching Strategies

While it is easy to get distracted by all theĀ latest technologies, social media mania, and hype surrounding new products, it is very easy to forget the simpleĀ fundamentals for effective teaching and training. I came across this video that lays down

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Augmented Reality in Learning – Really?

Augmented Reality is no science fiction. For people hearing about it for the first time, it may a sound a bit fancy, but believe me, it’s very much in the realms of earthly technologies. Wikipedia defines Augmented Reality as “Augmented

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