How to Boost Your Retention in a Virtual Era with Custom Microsimulations

By Brendan Langen, Director of Product Design & Development at Capsim No matter what your business has gone through in 2020, this year has completely altered your outlook. Yet, there is one constant to grow your business – retaining your

How to Design a Microsimulation, Even If You Aren’t An Expert

Engagement in learning is a top challenge facing educators today. Whether you’re an instructor, learning development professional, or manager, even if your content is quality, it’ll fall flat if it’s not delivered in an engaging and relevant way.  One of

Why Some College Dropouts Triumph, and What College Professors Can Learn from their Success

While much of the world feels like it’s crumbling to pieces, Amazon’s success during the pandemic has propelled Jeff Bezos to surpass anyone else on earth. He’s reached a net worth of $200 billion. His fortune equates to 1% of

The Best Online Tools and Platforms for Educators

By Shannon Kidwell With the global pandemic presenting a clear threat to educators and students worldwide, many schools are switching to online tools and platforms. To reflect this shift, a report from Global Industry Analysts predicts the e-learning market will

Authentic Assessment: The Ultimate Guide to Proactively Prepare Learners for Career Success

Students are unprepared for careers. They enter the workforce feeling “exhausted,” “lost,” and “anxious,” according to a Harvard Business Review article. Can authentic assessment have something to do with it?  At first glance, perhaps the weariness is generational. Millennials and

How I Used my Student-Athlete Experience to Help High School Recruits Navigate COVID-19

By Caroline Kurdej Two months after graduating from Northwestern University with a Master of Science degree in Journalism, and four months into my role as Content Strategist at Capsim, the opportunity to become an author arose.  “Why don’t you write

Evolving Online Education with Inbox Microsimulations

It’s been a tough year. From COVID-19, to social injustice, and online classes — our environment continually changes. What’s stayed the same?  Our commitment to education. The pandemic has necessitated that instructors from all over the globe learn what it

A New Tool for Thought

By Brendan Langen, Director of Product Design & Development at Capsim Let’s briefly talk about tools for thought. From a simple frame, the goal of an educator is to prepare students for the future. We want students to grasp the