When you ask people to define ‘Critical Thinking’, there is no shortage of definitions. In a recent online webinar for English Language Teachers, the lecturer started the webinar by asking participants to share their own definition of the term, Critical Thinking. With around 100 teachers from various backgrounds, there was a wide range of ideas and suggestions.
#Practical Sentiment Analysis Tutorial by Jason Baldridge. Slides for tutorial on sentiment analysis. Includes such classics as: I saw her duck with a telescope. How many interpretations do you get? Check yourself against Jason’s slides.
The children and media research community has been buzzing with frustration at the viral circulation of Cris Rowan's Huffington Post column, "10 Reasons Why Handheld Devices Should Be Banned for Children Under the Age of 12." The piece pretty well defines "hack-ademic" writing, in which an author throws lots of learned-sounding terms and citations at a lay reader, while obscuring misinterpretations and fuzzy logic. Here are 10 reasons why Rowan's column is flawed.
EDC abbreviation explosive detection canine: a dog trained to sniff out explosives This is where MSA security trains what are known in the security trade as explosive detection canines, or EDCs. [Smithsonian (US science and society magazine) Aug.
Teachers all over America are faced with this challenge of keeping students engaged in the classroom when their world outside of school is one of constant engagement and stimulation. Knowing the world outside of our institutional walls is only one step in addressing modern learning styles. How to act and adjust schools today is the next step in making the classroom of today ready for tomorrow.
Coding favoured by 52% of UK adults when asked by code.org campaign which school subjects they thought should take priority The teaching of computer coding should be prioritised over modern languages, according to a survey of British adults.