I attended a terrific webinar facilitated by Jen Cort that explored some very practical and well organized ideas for more inclusive hiring. The point that resonated the most for me was about how to leverage internal communities when hiring (i.e. most schools post on traditional boards but don't necessarily ask parents, former colleagues, alumni to actively help/share in the recruiting process).
Our latest column on Edsurge features an interview with the valuation expert Aswath Damodaran who currently teaches at NYU's Stern School of Business.
You can now read and write Explain Everything (.explain) project files directly from cloud storage locations that are linked in your Files app on iOS. This feature was designed specifically around the Apple Schoolwork work flow, but it works seamlessly with storage providers like Google Drive and Dropbox.
The New Kid is a terrific graphic novel about middle school and modern culture. The writing and format of the book make for an engaging, compelling story that could not have easily been shared another way. The middle school students at my school will have the opportunity to read the book and meet the author soon.
Today I wanted to share 5 different Google Docs with a team of colleagues. I did not accept the default where 'Notify people' is checked because this meant that team members would each receive 5 notifications. Sure, it might be helpful to have the notification emails to refer to in the future, but I decided to instead copy the URL of the shared document, uncheck the notify box, and then create a descriptive list containing all 5 documents in a single email. The intent here was to create a single point of reference for the things we ended up discussing in the meeting.
Our latest newsletter features a story about email and speed.
The Explain Everything team has put together a terrific collection of resources for getting 'back to school' with Explain Everything.
I knew that Survey Monkey has question logic as a paid feature but I could not figure out how to do it in Google Forms. Of course, a quick Google search revealed that you first need to add a new section before the option to 'go to section based on answer appears.'