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The thinkers at Enable Education are always exploring new ways of feeding their insatiable hunger for knowledge. If you’re here, you might know exactly how that feels too. Read on for our deep thoughts on corporate and client training techniques, using technology in continuing education, and the importance of fostering lifelong learning.

August 14, 2019
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…
August 14, 2019
August 12, 2019
I Got To Meet Dr. Woodie Flowers! If you know anything about FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology), you’ve probably heard of Dr. Woodie Flowers. Dr. Flowers is an emeritus professor of mechanical engineering from MIT. He has been a mentor for FIRST for a long time,…
August 12, 2019
August 2, 2019
It’s really exciting to be part of the vibrant Halton Region business community. A few Enablers recently rubbed elbows with fellow growing businesses at the 2019 Haltech Summer Social networking event. Our CEO Ben Zimmer was one of the guest presenters, and some of my fellow Enablers, Klaudia and Jamie,…
August 2, 2019
July 30, 2019
Bird Brain How The Brain’s Hemispheres Shape the World We See I’ve been regularly consuming podcasts since 2009; NPR’s Hidden Brain is one of my current favourites. While driving into work this week, I listened to One Head, Two Brains: How The Brain’s Hemispheres Shape The World We See, an…
July 30, 2019
July 22, 2019
Is your staff ready to handle cyber crime? In June 2019, a city in Ontario fell victim to an elaborate phishing attack. The loss of more than $500k was an eye opener. Now is the time to band together and share preventative tactics to keep our towns and organizations protected from…
July 22, 2019
July 22, 2019
What drives your company? Are you thinking it’s profits? Or new product lines? Or new acquisitions, expanding global market reach, or going public? Maybe it’s simply the desire for fame and glory! If so, it might be time to reconsider. At the 2019 OCE Discovery Tech Show, I enjoyed the keynote…
July 22, 2019
July 22, 2019
How Sports and Business Share Common Ground: It’s All About Values Ben Zimmer, founder and CEO of Enable Education, was one of the industry presenters at the “Leadership Lessons from Sports” event produced by Silicon Halton. He presented the values that drive Enable Education (and our clients) towards success. Key…
July 22, 2019
July 22, 2019
Celebrating the True North, Strong and Free We reserved our training room to gather Enablers together and celebrate Canada Day a little early. We noshed on Nanaimo bars & ketchup chips while watching a classic Canuk film, Strange Brew. How Canadian, eh? Beauty. Enable Education is proud Canadian company located…
July 22, 2019
July 22, 2019
It’s True. Watching Videos Can Create Lifelong Learners at Your Organization In every company, resources are scarce. So why will you find Enable Education employees watching TED Talk videos every Tuesday? Satisfying use of alliteration aside, it’s because lifelong learning is a commitment in our office and our employees reward us with…
July 22, 2019
December 19, 2018
If there’s one thing we can say about 2018, it’s that it’s been very eventful, in the best way possible. Over the past 12 months, Enable has experienced many areas of growth. As this year draws to a close, we’d like to share some highlights. Perhaps the biggest change here…
December 19, 2018
November 13, 2018
It’s inspiring to see innovation in STEM education, and it’s an even greater pleasure to be part of it. Enable was proud to assist in the instrumentation of the E7 building at the University of Waterloo, and members of our team were on hand to for its opening on October 29th.…
November 13, 2018