Learn In A Minute: Cognitive Load
Bearing The Load If you’re thinking “I have too much on my mind”, you’re probably right. Every day we get bombarded with information from multiple channels: email, text messages, the news, social media, and ads (just to name a few). We’re busier than ever! But how does this mental load influence our brain’s ability to Continue...

Why We Should Learn Like Kids
Did you know that this coming Saturday is Perpetual Youth Day? While that might conjure up notions of fewer wrinkles and faster metabolism, it’s important to avoid getting hung up on looking young forever. It’s far more important to think a kid. Success in the 21st century job market hinges on being lifelong learners, and Continue...

What You Can Learn About Onboarding From Bob Ross
Onboarding is the process of helping someone gain necessary knowledge, skills and behaviours. This could mean properly welcoming and training a new employee, or helping your clients learn more about your products and services. If anyone knows how to warmly invite someone else to learn a new skill, it’s Bob Ross. Yes, THAT Bob Ross. Continue...

Incurably Curious? Us Too. 6 Reasons Why We Can’t Stop Learning
It should go without saying that an organization like ours, one that creates learning solutions, needs to make room for curiosity, and we do. We celebrate and encourage it with all of our team members. But we also promote and support it with those for whom we create learning materials. You don’t have to be Continue...

Storytelling: A Presenter’s Journey to Onboarding
Insert Image Take Your New Employee on a Journey What’s your favourite book? How about a movie or movie franchise? Think about what makes them so great. Think about the popularity of animation studios, such as Pixar, or movie franchises, like Marvel. I believe their success is owed to more than just great actors and Continue...

Make Language Plain Again
Convert industry buzzwords into plain language Discourse does not require to be daedal to enrapture your spectators. Ok, say what now? Let’s try it again, in plain English: “Presentations don’t have to be complicated to impress your audience.” What is the difference between these two statements? The second statement is written in plain language, and Continue...

Why Good Multimedia Design Is Critical For Learning
How to improve your multimedia designs for learning Raise your hand if you’ve ever been the victim of countless bullet points on a presentation slide! Even if I can’t see your raised hand, I can sympathize with you. At Enable Education, we work with many subject matter experts who have been given the task of Continue...

How to Build An Alternative Career in Education
Use your passion for teaching (without being a classroom teacher) Have you ever wondered “what can I do with a degree in education besides teaching in a classroom?” Whether you’re thinking about studying education, or you’ve just completed your degree in education, or you’ve been a classroom teacher for a while but are looking for Continue...

Leveraging Back-To-School Excitement in the Workplace
Learning is in the air: Can back-to-school excitement inspire your onboarding?  “Is this seat taken?” You’re waiting excitedly for their answer. It’s your first day here, and you don’t know anyone. They say “yes,” and just like that, you feel included. Whether you’re in elementary school, high school, university, or a workplace, the first day Continue...

Instructional Design VS Visual Design
How to Use Instructional Design To Improve Your Current Teaching Model Ah yes, let’s talk about design, shall we? We designers examine why people react the way they do to certain topics and strategize a way to capture somebody’s initial curiosity. It’s our job to prolong the experience with said topic again and again. And Continue...

Learn in a Minute with Jamie: Psychic Entropy
Psychic Entropy Disrupting Consciousness: A Sign of Conflict.  Imagine you’re are filling out the 100th TPS report of the day. Your car was making a clunking noise this morning, the cat is sick, and for some reason, you’re having trouble falling asleep at night. With each repetitive report you fill out, thoughts about your car, cat, and well-being keep pushing themselves into your awareness, Continue...

Learn in a Minute with Jamie: Learning Experience Design
Experience, designed! Is learning a by-product of experience or can it be intentionally designed? “So, what did you learn in school today?” When I was a kid, I froze every time my parents asked me this question; I was never sure how to answer it. Should I talk about specific details, or my general experience with the day’s lessons? I could’ve said that “the mitochondria Continue...