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5 Elements that make lessons more engaging

A version of this post was published in TeachThought. When you think back to your school years, you probably remember those teachers who made classes interesting. They would always find a way to make...

How the pandemic accelerated the need for interactive learning spaces

A version of this post was originally published in Education Today, on November 9, 2021. Online education isn’t by any means something new. However, more than ever before, the past two years have led...

How edtech supports teacher work-life balance and wellbeing

One of the greatest lessons I learned as a former educator turned e-learning company leader is that an organization is only as successful as its employees. Teachers work best when they have the time...

5 Ways to mix education and entertainment in the classroom

A version of this post was originally published in FutureScot, on October 5, 2021. Life is all about learning, no matter how young or old you are. If you close your eyes for a second and think back...

Using edtech to personalize education for all students

A version of this post was originally published in Education Today, on August 31, 2021. The global pandemic has required many teachers, students, and parents to adjust to many changes in the...

5 Reasons to include micro learning in your teaching strategy

A version of this post was originally published in Education Technology, on April 17, 2021. Researchers and educators have always tried to optimize how we consume knowledge by looking at the...

8 Ways teachers can better deal with digital fatigue

A version of this post was originally published in Edtech Magazine, on June 18, 2021. Teaching is a profoundly caring profession. Just like doctors, nurses, and therapists, teachers deeply impact the...

4 Ways teachers can use edtech to create personalized learning experiences for students

A version of this post was originally published on April 13, 2021, in Independent Education Today. Education technology (edtech) is on the path to conquering every classroom. With schools opening...

4 Digital learning trends for Higher Education

A version of this post was originally published in University Business, on April 13, 2021. After more than one year of lockdowns and social distancing measures, it’s clear that some of the changes...

5 E-learning trends for 2021 and beyond

A version of this post was originally published in Education Technology, on April 14, 2021. Covid-19 has given a boost to edtech and digital learning, and I believe this will last well beyond the...

How LMSs are facilitating growth for students and educators

A version of this post was originally published in District Administration, on April 15, 2021. Since March last year, schools, colleges, students, and teachers have been on a roller coaster. They...

Why flipping the classroom just makes sense

A version of this post was originally published in Education World, in March 2021. Covid-19 has impacted the world in many ways, but it has also laid the foundations for astonishing transformation in...

6 Ways to build meaningful online teacher-student relationships

As a teacher, one of the greatest joys is seeing your students’ eyes light up when they learn something new. We’ve all had that teacher who made us like a subject simply because their personality and...

The role of the LMS in enhancing the education experience

A version of this post was originally published on February 22, 2021, in eSchool News. The global pandemic has changed the education experience as we continue to live in an extraordinary age of mass...

Actionable advice for school leaders on how to create an effective teacher training program

Today's classrooms have more devices, more educational software, more opportunities to differentiate learning based on various student needs, and educators are under more pressure to do more,...

3 Ways in which edtech enables hybrid learning

A version of this post was originally published on December 3rd, 2020, in Education IT Reporter. Worldwide, schools and universities are now, like never before, dealing with a large-scale disruption...

The pivotal role of edtech in the hybrid classroom

This post was originally published in eSchool News, on December 14, 2020. The United States, just like most countries across the globe, witnessed the life-altering impact of coronavirus first-hand....

How to grow your confidence with using edtech these days

When people think about classroom diversity, they often do so with regards to students: how each student has a unique background, how diverse their interests are, or how their learning needs differ...

4 Tips for teachers to make the most of edtech

Education technology and its use in the classroom has now become essential. Every school and every classroom has to find what works best for their needs. With already enough things to juggle at the...

6 Ways in which an LMS is central to an effective e-learning strategy

A version of this post was originally published on July 2, 2020, in Open Access Government. In the context of the pandemic, many schools and universities turned to virtual learning environments as...

Using adaptive learning to personalize learning experiences

A version of this post was originally published on August 13, 2020, in Open Access Government. The ideal learning process for a student is one that adapts to that student’s every need: the...

Why edtech plays a big role in future-proofing education

A version of this post was originally published on August 3, 2020, in Right Strat Online. After many weeks of lockdown, schools around the world are now caught up in what feels like endless...

How an LMS can help teachers keep older students engaged

A version of this post was originally published on February 4, 2020, in Open Access Government. The number of middle school teachers has fallen dramatically in the last decade or so. Teachers...

How to create personalized learning paths based on skill-building goals

This article was originally published in eLearning Industry on August 2, 2022. Today’s workforce is as diverse and dispersed as ever. Employees of four generations work in offices, from home, or on...

Competency-based workplace learning: How to figure out which skills employees need

This article was originally published in eLearning Industry on July 26, 2022. In today’s fast-paced corporate world, employees are looking for companies that take into account their needs and...

How to attract and retain top talent with the help of skills development

This article was originally published in eLearning Industry on July 19, 2022. In the workplaces of the future, three of the top priorities will be skills development, employee retention, and employee...

The top 4 employee requirements that a skills development program has to address

This article was originally published in eLearning Industry on July 11, 2022. When employers assess the rationale for a skills development program, they usually focus too much on the business need to...

The 12 types of LMS reports your e-learning platform must offer

If you’re using a learning management system (LMS) to support your training activities, whether you’re an instructor, manager, or the head of the L&D department, you know how important it is to...

Evaluate training effectiveness: The 4 Questions companies should answer

As a former trainer and consultant for many companies, I’ve had the opportunity to observe firsthand the biggest problems they tend to encounter regarding training performance. Namely, a lot of money...

3 Ideas for implementing hybrid coaching in corporate environments

A version of this post was originally published in Entrepreneur on April 6, 2022. Even just a few years ago, coaching in corporate environments was often a face-to-face exercise. Coaches or managers...

How AI will change corporate training in the near future

A version of this post was originally published in Entrepreneur on February 1, 2022. I’ve been in the education business for decades as a senior lecturer, trainer and CEO. When people ask me about...

Top 4 HR and L&D trends to watch out for in 2022

A version of this post was published in Training Magazine on January 13, 2022. Predicting the future is often associated with the image of a crystal ball. However, a data scientist crunching numbers...

Top 3 training resolutions companies can make in 2022

A version of this post was originally published in Entrepreneur on December 20, 2021. Each January, we promise to turn a new leaf and work harder to achieve our goals. However, often that’s easier...

Optimizing corporate learning in today’s environment

A version of this post was originally published in Entrepreneur on December 3, 2021. Starting and running a business never meant smooth sailing for entrepreneurs, but the global pandemic took...

Why managers should be actively involved in training

“People leave managers, not companies” often comes up whenever we talk about leadership. The truth is that the way managers interact with their teams influences the team members’ satisfaction and...

5 Ways a business LMS supports learner engagement

E-learning was already on the rise way before the global health crisis. Now, the measures businesses took during the pandemic have cemented it as the new normal of corporate L&D. Read more: How the...

7 Ways to keep employees motivated post-pandemic

A version of this post was originally published on July 15, 2021, in HR News. As the CEO of an e-learning company, I have had the opportunity to work with hundreds of clients from diverse industries....

How learning technologies help improve employee productivity

Employee productivity keeps things running smoothly within a business organization. High productivity has a positive impact on operational costs and customer satisfaction, which, in turn, affects the...

Is your talent program wide enough?

Talent management has been a hot topic for a while now. Whether it’s about acquisition, development, or retention, organizations have programs dedicated to this aspect of workforce management....

What you need to know about right-skilling employees

Back in 2017, a study by McKinsey & Company said that by 2030 as many as 375 million workers around the world would have to learn new skills because of automation. As this study was conducted before...

How to go about skill development for remote leaders

Remote work has transformed overnight from a job perk to a (seemingly) permanent necessity. We can’t even predict how the business world will look a few months from now. However, what's certain is...

8 Practical skills remote employees need to develop right now

The world of work has changed tremendously during the past months, along with many aspects of our lives. Even though not all jobs can be performed remotely, quite a lot can be adjusted to the virtual...

5 Ways an AI-powered LMS keeps your organization ahead

Artificial Intelligence — or AI — has for some time moved from the realm of science fiction movies into our homes and pockets. Whether called Alexa, Siri, the nameless script that runs your social...

How the pandemic transformed L&D

The thing about Covid-19 is that even though we are all entirely connected to the world and had news and opinions about it, most of us were somewhat surprised when we got sent home to work. Once the...

What’s in store for the future of training: the intelligent learning platform

This post was originally published in The Cloud and SaaS Awards, on September 17, 2020. As someone with firsthand experience in training and education, I’ve come to believe that learning is a...

4 Tips on providing personalized training for remote employees

A version of this post was originally published on October 19, 2020, in HR news. Covid-19 has transformed the way businesses operate today, forcing many to adopt more agile and remote working...

6 Benefits of including live streaming into online training sessions

Online learning is what the whole world has been gearing towards ever since the digital revolution started. It only gaining speed as recent necessities shifted. It’s clear that this will be...

Providing personalized online training to remote workforces

A version of this post was originally published on September 8, 2020, in Training Journal. Remote employee training is a hot topic right now, as a direct consequence of the global health crisis. Even...

5 Things to consider when moving towards adaptive L&D

Over the last few years, the global workforce has been continually transforming due to several factors. The business landscape has become increasingly competitive and complex and digital...

5 Tips on sustaining collaboration in remote teams

Work from home has transformed overnight from an occasional perk to a (seemingly) permanent necessity. A big chunk of corporate employees have remodeled their living rooms or kitchens into home...

4 LMS capabilities that make remote training possible

At the start of this year, a lot of learning experts and enthusiasts gave their opinions about where L&D will go. All the predictions were positive, talking about the growth and development of...

Meeting the needs of today’s employees with online training

Today's business environment is as diverse, challenging, fast-paced, and exciting as ever. Across continents and time zones companies manage to do incredible things on a daily basis. But no matter...

How to go from coaching to e-learning as an entrepreneur

This article was originally published in Entrepreneur on July 19, 2022.  In my line of work as the CEO of a learning platform company, I come across and engage with a variety of business coaches. And...

Building a great personal brand on LinkedIn as a knowledge entrepreneur

At first glance, LinkedIn is not the most popular social platform on the web, nor does it have such an impressive number of users as those usually in the spotlight. However, if you look closer, there...

How to avoid customer churn as a knowledge entrepreneur

When your business is in its growth phase, it feels gratifying and even exhilarating. Each new customer is a victory, and you are right to celebrate it. Then, some time down the road, some of these...

How to make sure you deliver what the customer needs as a knowledge entrepreneur

When you're a learning entrepreneur, especially in a certain niche, it's likely that you'll occasionally be asked to create courses on demand. That can be very good business, especially if your...

How to skyrocket your productivity as a course entrepreneur

“I’ll get to it when I get to it.” “I work better under pressure.” “I don’t have the time for…” Sounds familiar? Let me tell you a story. A few years ago, I used to work as a trainer. I loved...

How to define your learner persona and why that matters

Few things are more annoying than being targeted for a product or service that is either redundant or of no use to you. Each morning at 9:04 A.M., immediately after dropping my kids off at daycare, I...

Making a contingency plan for your e-learning business

Is your small e-learning business running smoothly right now? You may think of writing a contingency plan just in case this all changes tomorrow. Is your business showing signs of slowing down? You...

Why you need a competitive analysis for your e-learning business

When you’re excited about a new course idea, it feels like nothing and no one can stop you. The optimism wanes as soon as you face the online course market’s reality: hundreds of others have had the...

How to set a price for your online course

When you start a business centered around something you love to do, it can be relatively easy to lose sight of the financial aspects. In the case of online course creators, the entrepreneurial game...

Getting people to buy your online courses in COVID-19 times

Whatever marketing strategy you had at the start of 2020, it’s clear that, by now, it’s very little useful (if at all). The global health crisis has changed everything. Luckily, in the case of online...

How to tell if your online course is doing well

There comes a moment where you have to ask yourself: is my online course successful? Sooner or later, you’ll have to take a good hard look at your work and decide whether your efforts have paid off....

Mastering course automation in 4 simple steps

Before the first ATM came out, people had to actually stand in a line and wait to get cash from the bank. It seems a “no duh” fact, but we rarely think about the convenience of simply going to a...

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