Innovation Clusters – A new Generation is being built

Within HighTech Strategy 2025 the German Federal Education and Research Ministry now launch Future Cluster. Where one of the key objectives is to bring outstanding research faster into people’s everyday lives. This new generation of regional innovation clusters will form a basis for ideal conditions for the cooperation of universities, …

Augmented Reality Lessons in a Flipped Classroom

How can you improve school education with augmented reality lessons? Schools that are using the flipped classroom in Austria, 90 percent want to continue using the pedagogy. A survey on the subject shows that e.g. mathematics and English has improved dramatically by flipping the classroom. Some of the advantages are …

Storytelling and Publishing in a developing environment – #fridaymotivation

“A special effect without a story is a pretty boring thing.” George Lucas The storytelling and publishing market is developing rapidly in the shadow of digitization. Ebooks, audiobooks to interactive books, and all the new distribution- and business models that follow with it. However, remember, like once upon a time, …

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Storyteller for Business – Bringing a unique set of experiences

Every age has its innovative format for storytelling. The oral tradition proceeded to innovations like the printed book’s texts and illustrations, to proceed to move image and sound in the form of film, radio and TV. What is significant is that the power of a good story independently of format …

Social and emotional learning to develop Five crucial skills

Professor Mark Greenberg at Penn State University identifies three reasons to integrate social and emotional learning (SEL) in schools in an article in the special issue of the journal The Future of Children: “First, schools are ideal sites for interventions with children. Second, school-based SEL programs can improve students’ competence, enhance …

Strategy and tools for marketing in the digital era

George S. Day, Professor of Marketing at Wharton Business School, identifies the interplay of three transformative driving-forces to manage marketing activities in the digital age.     Firstly, the impact of digital technologies Secondly, the changing role of the Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Thirdly, emerging organizational design. Marketing strategy from …