4 approaches for learning to learn

| April 11, 2018

article image
The term “learning to learn” often causes looks of confusion. Most people will state that they “know how to learn” – obviously so, as they have managed as functioning adults up until this point in their lives. However, our lives (and careers) depend on building new skills and knowledge. One of the best things we can do for our brains is to continue to learn new things.

Spotlight

LEAD

LEAD is a private institution that aims to deliver quality training courses and certificate programs in various areas in the MENA region. Our goal is to help organizations and equip individuals with adequate knowledge, attitude and skills, based on the latest modern theories, qualifications and practical methods to face different job and life challenges. The delivery approach we adopt assures the maximum gain and comfort through actual interactive training hours, trainee-centered classes and the adoption of technology.

OTHER ARTICLES

What the Shift to Virtual Learning Could Mean for the Future of Higher Ed

Article | March 31, 2020

Tectonic shifts in society and business occur when unexpected events force widespread experimentation around a new idea. During World War II, for instance, when American men went off to war, women proved that they could do “men’s” work — and do it well. Women never looked back after that. Similarly, the Y2K problem demanded the extensive use of Indian software engineers, leading to the tripling of employment-based visas granted by the U.S. Fixing that bug enabled Indian engineers to establish their credentials, and catapulted them as world leaders in addressing technology problems. Alphabet, Microsoft, IBM, and Adobe are all headed by India-born engineers today.

Read More

Preparing Your High School Student for a Career

Article | March 31, 2020

During this important time in your high school student’s life, they’re just beginning to explore their interests and the possible career paths. Your support is vital to making that exploration comfortable and exciting. To aid you in your student’s journey, here are several ways you can prepare your high school student for the career of their dreams: As your student goes through high school, they will begin exploring career paths, joining clubs and organizations and participating in extracurricular activities.

Read More

Using Google Ads To Increase Student Digital Engagement

Article | March 31, 2020

On average, prospective students engage with more than 1,000 digital touchpoints while researching programs in a 6-week period before filling out a lead form. With prospective students moving through different stages of their research funnel and using multiple platforms in the process, understanding the type of audience categories that Google Ads has to offer will provide the clarity you need to make smarter strategic decisions that will help you increase digital engagement. This also allows you to better anticipate your prospects’ interests and preferences while delivering the right marketing message at exactly the right time, whether you’re using Search, Display, or YouTube.

Read More

Virtual Reality brings a whole new immersive learning experience to the classroom

Article | March 31, 2020

Virtual reality (VR) is making its way into the classrooms of local public schools allowing students to immerse themselves in lessons that traditionally would have been taught out of a textbook. For instance, seventh graders at Daniel Morgan Middle School recently learned through VR about the various weapons and techniques used in combat during World War I. All it took was a pair of goggles, a smart phone and a hand controller to get students engaged in the lesson through a computer-generated three-dimensional (3D) world. Daniel Morgan recently created a technology lab to make VR learning possible for its students.

Read More

Spotlight

LEAD

LEAD is a private institution that aims to deliver quality training courses and certificate programs in various areas in the MENA region. Our goal is to help organizations and equip individuals with adequate knowledge, attitude and skills, based on the latest modern theories, qualifications and practical methods to face different job and life challenges. The delivery approach we adopt assures the maximum gain and comfort through actual interactive training hours, trainee-centered classes and the adoption of technology.

Events