Supercomputing requires math, thinking skills, algebra and computational thinking and an awareness of gateways to computing. New technologies require rethinking the use of technology Cyberlearning does that for transformational learning.
Scientists using supercomputers found genes sensitive to cold and drought in a plant help it survive climate change. These findings increase basic understanding of plant adaptation and can be applied to improve crops.
You comfort your grieving friend online over chat, but you can’t reach out and touch their shoulder. You buy shoes at Zappos, comparison shopping all your favorite brands, but you can’t make eye contract with the check out clerk and smile at some silly joke they make. You get advice from a therapist online, but you can’t see in their eyes that your story touches a nerve. You flirt online, but you can’t sneak a kiss.
Isn't it amazing to see a baby or a toddler handle a tablet or a smart phone? They know how technology works. Kids absorb information so fast, languages (spoken or coded) can be learned in a matter of months.
Many developers of educational games get waylaid for one reason or another, whether that be lack of funding or slow traction among teachers. But few find themselves brought down by dysentery or a loss of oxen.On January 15, edtech pioneers came together to discuss research, learning and questions es
The real issue is not teachers, but concentrated poverty.
Bonnie Bracey Sutton's insight:
When it was only an urban problem, few people took notice. Now it is a whole different problem. In addition to lack of food, access to tools, and stimulation from good sources, ... sometimes parental resources and knowledge are a problem.