Beginning of a masterpiece – #FridayInspiration

‘The Lion’ all began with a picture of a faun carrying an umbrella and parcels in a snowy wood. This picture had been in my mind since I was about sixteen. Then one day, when I was about forty, I said to myself, ‘Let’s try to make a story about it.’ C. S. Lewis So lets Your own image or vision that you are carrying with You. Let’s build characters from it and then follow… Continue reading

Interactive Books take engagement to a new level – #MondayMotivation

“I want children to be glued to interactive books that encourage singing and dancing. I feel when kids work together it brings about a different energy.” Lisa Loeb Interactive books certainly taking the digital literature- and learning experience to the next level. The possible empowerment of a manuscript is next to endless. Where the basic solution is to always start from the reader or iReader that we prefer to call the user of an interactive… Continue reading

Making the most of Your Book Manuscript Interactively

To be a successful Storyteller, Inspirer and Educator in the Digital World call for taking advantage of the interactivity the technology brings. In this spirit, we developed Storyteller on eLearningworld (SOE) that is a makerspace for interactive books, or rather interaQtive Books. This is a creative environment to take full advantage of interactive features integrated into the digital book format. In order to empower your story by integrating your audience further in the content. Take… Continue reading

Pablo Picasso on Learning – #MondayMotivation

I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it. Pablo Picasso We visited Museo Picasso in Barcelona this weekend, an extraordinary centre of inspiration from one of the greatest artists. Let’s take Pablo Picasso’s words on learning above with us this week and create something great in any format! Maybe even in the form of an interactive book, if interested, learn more about it here… Continue reading

Writing mood and exploration – #FridayMotivation

“And the idea of just wandering off to a café with a notebook and writing and seeing where that takes me for a while is just bliss.” J. K. Rowling So let’s follow J.K. Rowlings words, and get Your story going. By getting in the right mood for exploring and find a place where you have not been before. Learn more about our interactive book services Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Facebook Tumblr The post Writing mood… Continue reading

After broadcasting media – #FridayInspiration

“I must say I find television very educational. The minute somebody turns it on, I go to the library and read a good book.” Groucho Marx Still, broadcasting media, like TV, have a huge impact on society. A form of media that can be defined as force-fed information to passive viewers.  This in sharp contrast to other forms of media where activity is required and the user gives time to reflect and act. For example,… Continue reading

How smartphones can improve social science

Ten years ago, a new dimension of design thinking was launched. It was when Steve Jobs introduced its coming revolution on the mobile phone market. The iPhone did not only offer a new design and integration of new functionality. But it also worked to redesign human behaviour. Tania Lombrozo is a psychology professor at the University of California, writes about smartphone technology to revolutionize behavioural science: “That’s because, for the first time in human history,… Continue reading

Soft Skills in an EdTech and Neuroscience perspective

Neuroscience and education All learning depends on the rewiring of neurons into new patterns. From this prerequisite, it takes 10 000 hours of learning to become an expert within a certain field according to recent research. The new rewired patterns in the brain once established creates a new unconscious competence and when focused on one selected field it creates expertise. However, to reach this level you also require soft skills, meaning the ability to critical… Continue reading

Using Neuroscience and eBooks for Native Advertising

Mike Templeman identifies in Forbes five points of how to include neuroscience research in your native advertising and content marketing. Below we will use these points connected with using eBooks in the content marketing strategy. The concept basically is focusing on emotions and to keep it simple in order to boost engagement. The engine is interactivity. Step 1 Emotions. Focus on emotions to wake up the brain. With an enhanced eBook with the possibility to use different… Continue reading

Improve learning with Internet of Things

The web-connected people, now the internet of things is about to do the same with the devices. This development we are just the very beginning of. It includes innovations like self-driving cars and wearables to improve exercise to mention two of many areas. But as wearables for physical training already is on the market. How can the internet of things be used for brain training, in other words for learning and skills development? Basically, the… Continue reading