Archive for month: October, 2020

Your climate crisis reading list: 15 essential reads

We — Ayana Elizabeth Johnson and Katharine Wilkinson — are climate experts who focus on solutions, leadership and building community. We are a natural and a social scientist, a Northerner and a Southerner. We’re also both lifelong inter-disciplinarians in love with words and the [...]

4 free TED-Ed resources to help support online and in-person learning

This year, school has become a unique hybrid of in-person and remote learning. How can we ensure teachers and parents have the tools to create a positive learning experience for students? TED-Ed has a host of free online resources available [...]

The surprising power in not winning

When we come thisclose to triumph, we gain potent energy that we can use to fuel later success, says business school professor Monica Wadhwa. When we daydream about being at the Olympics or the Academy Awards, we usually picture ourselves [...]

Don’t get fooled or conned again — 5 tactics to look out for

People and businesses routinely use five techniques to get us to do what they want, says presenter and broadcaster Alexis Conran. Here’s how to recognize them. Most of us get fooled or conned on a regular basis. No, we’re probably not [...]

How you can be an ally in the fight for racial justice

Many people want to help in the ongoing struggle for equality and equity, but they don’t know what to do. Activist DeRay Mckesson explains how we can all show up and stand up: 1. Own your privilege. “Acknowledge that there is a [...]

We all make snap judgments about each other— here’s how to stop

Taking a moment to pause and really look at the other person can help us all avoid embarrassment and hurt feelings, says youth empowerment activist Quita Christison. When was the last time you came to a quick conclusion about someone, [...]

Understanding the outbreak of a virus

We thought it might be helpful to gather some of our resources that offer valuable insights on topics being circulated in the news in relation to the COVID-19 outbreak. For example, what defines a pandemic? How can viruses be transmitted from [...]