News Roundup for the Week of July 21st

July 25th, 2014 Career Development, Education

We have now reached the peak of summer, and in case you missed it, here are some of our favorite articles from the past week. MOOCs and Online Learning What Learning Leaders Can Learn From MOOCs The Chief Learning Officer from SAP talks about her

The Rise of Informal and Experiential Learning

July 23rd, 2014 Career Development, Education

The issues with rising tuition and the accompanying student debt crisis are well documented. Because of these issues and the inability of the formal educational system to rapidly innovate, there has been an explosion in education content outside of traditional channels to bridge skill

10 Ways to Start Teaching Your Own Online Class

July 16th, 2014 Uncategorized

Are you awesome at something and want to teach other people? Do you want to make money doing so? Great news! It has never been easier to distribute your knowledge to others via the internet, and many new platforms are available to help you

30 Unexpected Things I Learned Taking 30 Classes in 30 Days

July 11th, 2014 Career Development, Education, Inspirational Stories, Lifestyle

At first, setting out to take 30 classes in 30 days seemed a bit daunting, and I knew I would learn a lot. After all, isn’t that why you take classes? To learn? What I did not expect was what I would learn about the experience

Classes 16 & 30 Recap: 3D Sculpting and Data Visualization

July 2nd, 2014 Career Development, Lifestyle

Surprisingly, the 30 Classes in 30 Days Challenge went by much faster than I anticipated, and it is hard to believe that it is over. I will have a full recap about the experience coming out soon. I held off on reviewing 3D Sculpting

Classes 27-29 Recap: PHP, Wine, and Figure Drawing

June 30th, 2014 Career Development, Lifestyle

It was a great final weekend on the 30 Classes in 30 Days Challenge as I completed three more classes. Again, bookmarks provided below. Class 27: Programming in PHP Class 28: Wines of Italy and France Class 29: Figure Drawing, Adult Class 27: Programming in PHP Finally,

Class 26 Recap: Storytelling for Entrepreneurs Class

June 27th, 2014 Career Development

Down to the final five classes of the 30 Classes in 30 Days Challenge, and going into this 26th class, I knew it had more potential than any other class to dramatically improve a skill where I feel quite deficient: Storytelling. By nature, I am

Class 25 Recap: Secrets of Great Grilling Class

June 26th, 2014 Lifestyle

Steve and I previously took a knife skills class at Sur La Table back in January and liked it so much we decided to once again join Chef Aaron Arzu for a class on the secrets of great grilling as class 25 in the 30

Class 24 Recap: CPR, AED, and Choking Training

June 25th, 2014 Health & Fitness

CPR/AED just might be one of the most crucial classes I will take in the 30 Classes in 30 Days Challenge. Hopefully I will never have to use this new knowledge, but if I am, I am well prepared to act confidently to possibly save

Class 23 Recap: Espresso Extraction and Latte Art

June 24th, 2014 Lifestyle

This class is probably the one I have been most anticipating in the 30 Classes in 30 Days Challenge, and it did not disappoint. This was yet another opportunity to learn from a person who is so passionate about their craft, and this time it was