Designing engaging and rigorous learning experiences

Reading Time: 5 minutes Yesterday I led an online workshop for Toddle at the Inquiry Educators Summit (TIES).  It was amazing, even though there was a Zoom outage in the UK and eastern USA during the time of my presentation.  Thanks to the amazing support in India, I was still able to deliver my presentation – and it was … Read more

Designing Engaging and Rigorous Learning Experiences

Reading Time: 5 minutes From the very beginnings of my career as an educator, I’ve been passionate about curriculum and learning. I was lucky enough to start my international teaching career at the International School of Amsterdam which was one of the schools involved in the International Schools Curriculum Project, which later became the PYP. At the start of my … Read more

Empathy Maps: A Step-by-step Guide for Better Digital Experiences | UserTesting Blog

Reading Time: 34 minutes Digital experiences are increasingly becoming the norm—especially now, in the midst of a global pandemic. Because of this shift to digital, businesses have pivoted to provide their customers the tools they need to be successful in this digital-first world. But if the tools needed to build digital experiences continue to become more and more user-friendly, … Read more

VU raises $12M to remove cybersecurity friction from digital experiences – TechCrunch

Reading Time: 6 minutes Pretty soon, people won’t have to provide a fingerprint or a driver’s license to prove their identity — if VU has its way. The Argentina-based fraud and identity protection company announced $12 million in Series B funding Monday from backers including software developer, Globant, as well as Agrega Partners, NXTP Ventures, Bridge One, the IDB … Read more

Egypt’s Minly raises $3.6M to connect celebrities and fans through personalized experiences – TechCrunch

Reading Time: 11 minutes In the past couple of years, we’ve seen a growing trend of creators adopting digital and social media, not just as a supplement to their media presence but also as a cornerstone of their personal brand. The pandemic has surely accelerated creator economy trends. Many popular artists and figures have had to postpone concerts and … Read more