Rachel Shackleton's blog

Authenticity and the New Normal

A Guest Post by Hannah Emanuel

 

In an age that demands a redefinition of ‘normal’, do we also need to redefine what it means to be ‘professional’?

To answer this question, we must first acknowledge what our current connotations of the term ‘professionalism’. Suited and booted? Reliable? Articulate? Unemotional? The list could go on I’m sure - and would undoubtedly be somewhat different for every individual we asked.

Leadership - Living Your Truth

“No magic bullet, not even the Internet, can save us from population explosion, deforestations, climate disruption, poison by pollution, and wholesale extinctions of plant and animal species.  We are going to have to want different things, seek different pleasures, pursue different goals than those that have been driving us and our global economy.”  Joanna Macy

6 Reasons Why it is Important to Include Game-Based Learning in Your Content

A Guest Post by Shaheen Sajan

Can gamification make learning more meaningful or should we brace ourselves for a new wave of e-Learning courses diluted of any substance?  Here are 6 reasons why Gamification is not just a passing fad or trend and why it is here to stay.

 
1. A carrot instead of a stick

 

Transitioning to a Remote Classroom

A Guest Post by Shaheen Sajan

Transitioning to a remote classroom could sound as intense as learning to land a plane while reading the pilot’s manual. To add to the helplessness of the situation, it’s as if our children are the passengers of this flight of fancy and nobody knows how this thing’s going to land. What I know as an e-Learning professional is that it doesn’t have to be so dire.