Education and 21st Century Presentation

Presentation Zen

One of the problems with 20th century approaches to education, according to learning activist and Tokyo International School founder Patrick Newell , is that children are taught what to learn but not how to learn, "and they are slowing educated out of their innate curiosity and creativity."

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Inspired to Educate

The Communication Blog

It should be of interest to lots of educators who pass by this blog. I’m reaching out to you to let you know about #Inspired2Educate, a program designed to recognize and praise educators and the people who inspired them. Each month we will award $2,000 to someone who shares their story -- $1,000 to the person for their professional development and $1,000 for their educational institution. inspired to educate praising educators sharing your story

Why do you need a building to get an education?

More than PowerPoint...

Like Cuban, I believe that colleges can offer educational value to students. Are giant buildings like these really necessary to get an excellent business education? Especially since online learning is where the future of business education lies ? Coaching Education

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Videos to help you rethink education, learning, & school

Presentation Zen

Having children causes one to (re)think seriously about education and the role of school. Education obviously is the most powerful thing in the world. Seth Godin on Education In this short interview, Seth Godin sums up the essence of the problem.

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Stop Stealing Dreams: Seth Godin on Education & School

Presentation Zen

The older I get the more I take to heart the old Mark Twain chestnut: “I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.” In March of this year I created a post entitled Videos to help you rethink education, learning, & school.

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Public speaking education

Pivotal Public Speaking

Formal education. public speaking education Jim Rohn learning trainingHow can we learn to become public speakers? How do we learn public speaking? I have post graduate qualifications.

The best speech about education -- ever.

Public Speaking Advice and Commentary

   Today, Mike Johnston is a state senator from Colorado, but his passion is education, and it was ignited as a Teach for America teacher in the Mississippi delta in 1997.    Caveats aside, this speech will have you standing up and cheering for education by the end. 

Presentation: The need for engagement in education (redux)

Presentation Zen

Below is a ustream version of a short talk I did in the spring at TEDxOsaka. This repeats a lot of the stuff I (and many others) am always hammering on regarding school and the lecture approach to teaching. What's the use of lectures?

Standing ovation for a 15 year old: education, education, education revisited?

Max Atkinson

At the moment, education as we know it is under threat. Despite pledges and promises, tuition fees are trebling and vital schemes like SureStart and the Educational Maintenance Allowance are being axed. How is cancelling EMA safeguarding education for 16 to 18 year olds?

Happy, Healthy, & Educated: A TEDx Talk on Hackschooling

Presentation Zen

13-year old Logan Laplante shares how hacking his education is helping him achieve his goals. Back in 2006, Sir Ken Robinson asked us to ponder a fundamental question in this TED Talk : "What''s education for?"

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What’s next in online education?

More than PowerPoint...

My adventure this year got me thinking — what’s next with education? Where are we going with online education? Others view online education as new material that can help enhance the learning experience. Where are we going with online education?

Famous Speech Friday: Shabana Basij-Rasikh on educating Afghan girls

The Eloquent Woman

You may think you've heard the story of the educational struggle faced by girls in Afghanistan, but this is the speech that impressed me more than all, and close to 800,000 viewers, at last count.

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Using PowerPoint for Best Educational Outcomes

PowerPoint Tips

The topic was “Using PowerPoint for Best Educational Outcomes.&# If you’re an educator or trainer, you’ll find the information useful. Tags: Content education faculty PowerPoint training Last week, I spoke to a group of faculty during a Faculty Development program at Maharishi University of Management. It was well received and after posting a link on Twitter to the handout, it’s been downloaded over 800 times!

Famous Speech Friday: Malala Yousafzai's UN speech on youth education

The Eloquent Woman

Less than a year after she was shot in the head by the Taliban for promoting education for girls in Pakistan, Malala Yousafzai stood in front of a United Nations youth congress and delivered a 15-minute manifesto on making education a human right for all.


[Podcast] Tapping the Education Market with Josh Shipp

Speaker Launcher

The education market is different from other speaking markets. Josh has some great, strategy-rich advice for making it not just in the education […]. The post [Podcast] Tapping the Education Market with Josh Shipp appeared first on Jane Atkinson. The education market is different from other speaking markets. Josh has some great, strategy-rich advice for making it not just in the education market, but in other markets as well.


Getting an Education Online - Why Isn't the Tech Preventing Cheating?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Online education can make quality education available anywhere, usually at an affordable fee. One negative is the same as exists in traditional delivery of education. Those who do are cheating themselves of an education.

The Perfect Retreat

DeFinis Communications

This is another installment in my Wednesday for Women blog series, where I feature information to help women gain greater influence, power, and confidence in their professional and personal life. If you’re a man reading this, please enjoy it and then forward these weekly Wednesday blogs to the powerful women in your life. They’ll thank you for it! I’m a big proponent of vacations.

Interview – Cynthia Klein: Speaker, Educator, Author

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Her education background includes a B.A. Santa Cruz along with certificates from four parent education institutions. Since 1994, Cynthia Klein has been guiding parents to creating happy and healthy families. As a speaker to over three hundred groups, Cynthia has given parents the tools and confidence to improve their family dynamics. Her presentations are interactive, highly visual and easy for parents to apply to their own family situations. Parents leave encouraged [.]

Rhetoric – The Pubic Speaking Game™

Manner of Speaking

We have designed RHETORIC to be a simple, engaging and educational board game for four to eight people. Rhetoric Board game board games Education and Training public speaking Rhetoric - The Public Speaking Game

Professors and Public Speaking/Presentation Skills

Matt Eventoff

I have been fortunate to regularly lecture at colleges and universities around the country and am writing this post at 30,000 feet on a red eye flight returning from Boulder following a lecture at a conference at the University of Colorado. The presentation was entitled Know Your ABC’s, and you will be reading more about it in the coming months.

The Psychology of Storytelling

Manner of Speaking

Earlier this year, Pam Allyn, the Executive Director of LitLife, a national organization specializing in innovative literacy education for schools and families, wrote an article entitled Storytelling Connects us All.

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Aspiring Women

DeFinis Communications

These are the women in leadership roles in every industry who organize, educate, inspire, influence, create vision and drive results. No one ever said work was easy, but for women, the workplace can be an increasingly difficult place. First, the old cliché of the “glass ceiling” is still alive and well in many industries. Second, the fact is that women still earn less than men—77 cents to every man’s dollar, to be exact. Yes, women have to overcome a lot to be successful.

Twitter hires Edelman to educate users

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

No surprise Twitter's Chief Executive Officer Dick Costolo has hired public relations agency Edelman to educate, as a start, the U.S. Twitter is a complex digital tool.    That's why whole books are written about its capabilities. 

Famous Speech Friday: Indira Gandhi's "What Educated Women Can Do"

The Eloquent Woman

Given at the Golden Jubilee celebrations of the Indraprastha College for Women in 1974, Gandhi''s speech on "What Educated Women Can Do" is not just a politician''s boosterish speech for a popular cause. Gandhi herself understood the spotty educational opportunities women faced in India.

The difference between a persuasive and an informative presentation

PowerPoint Tips

Many informative presentations are delivered for training or education. There may be a small element of persuasion at the beginning of an educational lecture, for example, as the teacher tries to persuade students that the topic is worth learning about.

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Two Slides You Can Lose

Manner of Speaking

Tags: PowerPoint AudioVisual Business Business Services Communications Education and Training Keynote Microsoft PowerPoint Presentation presentations public speaking Question Question and Answer Question Answering Thank You

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Rhetoric – The Public Speaking Game™

Manner of Speaking

We have designed RHETORIC to be a simple, engaging and educational board game for four to eight people. Rhetoric Board game board games Education and Training public speaking Rhetoric - The Public Speaking Game

Study the basics: John Lasseter on the secret to success

Presentation Zen

career advice design basics education john lasseter Pixar storytelling John Lasseter is Chief Creative Officer of Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studios and Principal Creative Advisor, Walt Disney Imagineering.

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Higher Education - BigBrand In Play

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Returning soldiers started new lives through a college education financed with Uncle Sam. Like so many other trends, that investment of self (and youth) in higher education got out of hand. The meme became: The more education the better. 

Public Speaking and Palm-Reading: What Are Your Hands Saying?

Matt Eventoff

Uncategorized body language body language hands body language nesting body language steeple education hands individual matt eventoff matt eventoff body language nonverbal communication palm reading paralanguage and public speaking person position princeton public speaking Public Speaking publics science social philosophy social psychology spokeThis week, I find myself in a fairly rare position of disagreeing with a blog post by a good friend and colleague, Brad Phillips. .

Analysis of Malala Yousafzai’s speech to the UN General Assembly

The Presenter's Blog

Shot in the head by the Taliban simply for going to school, Malala Yousafzai has not only recovered from appalling injuries, but has gone on to become a champion for the rights of children everywhere to be educated. The power of education frightens them.” by Peter Watts.

Relevant education

The Communication Blog

1.04.2010 Relevant education Heres an interesting article on making education relevant--especially interesting is the comment--last para on page 2--that 89 percent of employers surveyed wanted workers who had "the ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing." Categories: Communication , importance of communication , relevant education , workplace communication 0comments: Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Loading.

Educators need some new branding

Dahle Communication

Educators and education as a whole needs some new branding. Mostly though, as educators, we need to show that education is so important that it should be pursued by the best and brightest. Do educators need to have a more rigid educational background?

Generation Z Females & Sex - Should We Bring Back All-Women Educational Institutions

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

One tool for making that happen is to return to all-female educational institutions. "Girls & Sex"  by Peggy Orenstein provides facts and (masked) interviews about how Generation Z females are navigating the changed world of sex.

Team Building & Crisis Communication Fundamentals

More than PowerPoint...

Coaching crisis Education videoI hope you never experience a crisis. But when you do, be prepared. Introducing Crisis Communication Fundamentals , my latest online course. It’s available now in the content library.

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Higher Education - Niche in Turmoil

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

They don't welcome adding to that by applying for another two years of education. Of course, all brick-and-mortar higher education is in turmoil.   For years, there have been warnings about an education bubble.

Does our Educational System Need Changing?

Dahle Communication

It's that time of year again - millions of students are either starting or getting ready to start the school year, which is why this post is going to be more about education than communication. Being an educator, I strongly believe in the power of education. education

Higher Education - Return of Blind Faith

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

We had blind faith in higher education. The heroes were those who took a look at higher education and smirked. An addition to that group of education skeptics were those who had bulked up on it, wound up in debt, and regretted the career path they had prepared for.

A Public Speaker’s Checklist

Manner of Speaking

Tags: Preparation PowerPoint public speaking Keynote Business Business Services Microsoft PowerPoint Education and Training Public Speaker Communications Banana Checklist Universal Serial Bus Notebooks and Laptops Contact lens

I don’t attend conferences where speakers don’t get paid

More than PowerPoint...

Education PresentationI give up. Starting today, on #EqualPayDay — I won’t pay to go to business conferences where speakers don’t get paid. The conference organizers will pay for the room and the food. But they won’t pay speakers for crafting and delivering content? The conference venue makes money — but the speakers don’t? It makes no sense to me. But, still, I’ll hear unpaid speakers say, “No, wait. I get paid.