5 Things You Should Do Before Developing A Virtual Training Program

| June 26, 2018

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An LMS feature checklist to help you select the right eLearning training solution for your organization based on your unique needs.

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Elon Musk invites students to hack SpaceX and Tesla ahead of his Hack Club AMA

Article | April 22, 2020

The Hack Club is a group dedicated to helping high school students learn coding “through tinkering and building projects.” The outlet takes place at high schools across the United States, where students work at their own pace to develop problem-solving skills. Eventually, the students work toward developing applications, websites, and games, according to the club’s website.

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The Power of Customizable PD: 5 Factors for Choosing the Best Solution

Article | August 19, 2020

Professional development can often feel too cookie-cutter to really engage the teachers who are required to complete it. Personalized professional development can benefit both educators and administrators and ultimately lead to better learning experiences for students.

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Outdoor Play for Students with Special Needs

Article | June 21, 2021

When you think of a playground what do you think of? Swings, slides, roundabouts? Many years ago, these would be constructed without too much thought gone into the risks to ordinary children falling or losing grip. I have several siblings. We all sustained injuries at the local park. One fell off the high slide and lost her front teeth. One slid forward on the slippery rocking horse and had stitches in her chin. Another caught her foot on the roundabout as she tried to jump off when another child was pushing it too fast for her liking. I could go on. Today playgrounds have to meet the European safety standards and safety surfacing has to be installed under swings, slides, and roundabouts. This must adhere to the current standard for impact absorbing playground surfaces. It is good that playgrounds today meet these safety standards. Yet. If your child is unable to walk, how will they get on that swing, that roundabout, that slide? More and more children with disabilities are being educated in mainstream schools. Parents no longer think that a disability should stop their child from accessing the local playground. What is available to students with disabilities in these playgrounds? Special schools have had to cater for students with disabilities when planning a playground but do ordinary schools? It is an act of discrimination if a child with a disability cannot enjoy being out on the playground as much as the able bodied child. There was a time when the only wheelchair swing took ages to set up for a child to enjoy just 5 minutes of swing time. Anbakgard in Denmark have designed a wheelchair swing that takes just two minutes to set up and has additional seating for peers to join the experience. To see one in action go to https://YouTube.be/vh4NSOTULdA. There are roundabouts that include a safety space for wheelchairs and slides that allow adults to accompany children on them for support. There are outdoor trampolines specifically for wheelchairs. There are birds nest swings that allow students with mild physical disabilities more space to enjoy the vestibular sensory stimulation. There are many sites that now provide play equipment to suit all kinds of needs. One such site is https://www.gljones-playgrounds.co.uk who provided our school with a lot of its play equipment. There are climbing walls specifically geared to wheelchair users. Visit http://www.rockclimbingcentral.comto see the benefits to building muscle strength, endurance, strength, agility and flexibility. When our children have missed out so much on play during the pandemic it is important that we provide all children with their right to play by ensuring that playgrounds everywhere are inclusive.

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3 Companies Working on Education In VR and AR

Article | March 3, 2020

Education is one of the biggest industries interested in adopting AR and VR. However, there are still many obstacles that don’t let education fully adopt these technologies, from the lack of funding to the lack of knowledge. Google helps tackle the latter with its Expeditions Pioneer Program. The purpose of the program is to help teachers around the world make their classrooms more interactive with the help of AR and VR. Below is a sneak peek of Google’s experiment at Andersen Middle School, where they pioneered their program.

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As one of the largest ICF-accredited coach training schools in the world, iPEC has a proven track record of success helping over 10,000 graduates launch careers as Certified Professional Coaches.iPEC's unique Core Energy Coaching™ process goes beyond traditional coaching to tackle the root cause of your clients'​ challenges: their underlying thoughts and emotions. As a result, your clients can better connect their inner purpose and passion to their goals and strategies-zeroing in on what they really want and breaking through what's holding them back.By learning the Core Energy Coaching process, you can help your clients achieve real, sustainable transformation, giving them the opportunity to be at the cause of all of the great things that they want to experience in life.

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