Constant Learning
Follow
Find tag "education"
1.2K views | +2 today
Constant Learning
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Will Gourley
Scoop.it!

Contemplation | I Am Learner

Will Gourley's insight:

Powerful share via my friend Della Palacios

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Will Gourley
Scoop.it!

Tweet from @ryanallis

Tweet from @ryanallis | Constant Learning | Scoop.it
Will Gourley's insight:

Where is your star?

How do/did you navigate it to the centre?

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Will Gourley
Scoop.it!

What Game Based Learning Can Do for Student Achievement (EdSurge News)

What Game Based Learning Can Do for Student Achievement (EdSurge News) | Constant Learning | Scoop.it
If I had written this article two years ago, it would have been very different. Back then, I would have made (or felt like I had to make) a compelling case for why we should even consider the idea of incorporating video games into classroom instruction. Back then, I would have expected most reade
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Will Gourley from Edu-Vision- Educational Leadership
Scoop.it!

The Numbers Behind Special Education Infographic

The Numbers Behind Special Education Infographic | Constant Learning | Scoop.it

Take a look at The Numbers Behind Special Education Infographic for more facts and stats on special education. Back in 1974, the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act was adopted. This act called for free and appropriate education for disabled children in all public schools. The acts also... http://elearninginfographics.com/the-numbers-behind-special-education-infographic/


Via elearninginfographic, Dean J. Fusto
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Will Gourley
Scoop.it!

Lectures Aren't Just Boring, They're Ineffective, Too, Study Finds

Lectures Aren't Just Boring, They're Ineffective, Too, Study Finds | Constant Learning | Scoop.it
"Active learning" boosts grades, reduces failure rates in undergraduate STEM classes, concludes major review (RT @PNASNews: Active learning methods may improve STEM education.
Will Gourley's insight:

Although I am 30 years removed from my first year at university. It is good to know that someone somewhere is possibly thinking about maybe-sort-of-kinda-changing the way that knowledge/information is offered to students in higher education.

more...
No comment yet.
Suggested by Nicolas Martinez
Scoop.it!

Education: Responsive Learning - How Games Help Teachers - Extra Credits - YouTube

Games that can track player behavior down to the last click can also keep teachers informed about their classes' progress and give them time to work one-on-o...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Will Gourley
Scoop.it!

What does the future hold? 11 characters offer quirky answers

What does the future hold? 11 characters offer quirky answers | Constant Learning | Scoop.it
Sarah Jones changes personas with the simplest of wardrobe swaps. In a laugh-out-loud improvisation, she invites 11 "friends" from the future on stage—from a fast-talking Latina to an outspoken police officer—to ask them questions supplied by the TED2014 audience.
Will Gourley's insight:

Enlightening and humorous look at the future featuring the many voices of UNICEF ambassador  and performer Sarah Jones.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Will Gourley
Scoop.it!

32 Habits That Make Thinkers

32 Habits That Make Thinkers | Constant Learning | Scoop.it
32 Habits That Make Thinkers
Will Gourley's insight:

Have been fighting my own thought process while reflecting about tangible transferable skills. Beyond empathy and an understanding of self/purpose, thinking is the greatest skill set we can equip our learners to do. Here are 32 ideas to get the wheels rolling.

 

I'm also working on simplifying things when I write...ugh!

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Will Gourley
Scoop.it!

Teacher's Lounge: Insider Views on Games Education ...

Teacher's Lounge: Insider Views on Games Education ... | Constant Learning | Scoop.it
Five leading professors discuss the growth of games education and what needs to happen to better the industry.
Will Gourley's insight:

The game is afoot. Is #gamered happening on a level playing field?

 

"We are building creative leaders, not just game designers, and in order to succeed as leaders, they need to be able to manage the social and emotional aspects of creative teams as well as the technical and aesthetic" Tracy Fullerton

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Will Gourley
Scoop.it!

Brain-Based Learning | 10 Dangerous Myths Every Educator Should ...

Brain-Based Learning | 10 Dangerous Myths Every Educator Should ... | Constant Learning | Scoop.it
MYTH #1: KID'S BRAINS ARE STUCK. If you think kids can't get better in school, then you think brains have minimal capacity for change. But they are actually changing ALL the time. If a child spends the summer relaxing, ...
Will Gourley's insight:

Food for thought.

more...
No comment yet.
Suggested by Nicolas Martinez
Scoop.it!

Learn that failure is good

Learn that failure is good | Constant Learning | Scoop.it
Children need to be taught that failure is frequent and normal - only by learning to lose can we achieve success.
Will Gourley's insight:

Frequent

Attempts

In

Learning

We must be utterly unafraid of failing. In fact it is essential that we do so in order to allow our learners to see how we deal with missing the mark. We must be model effort, reflection, recuperation and redress.

 

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Will Gourley
Scoop.it!

"Unsung Hero" (Official HD) : TVC Thai Life Insurance 2014 : โฆษณาไทยประกันชีวิต 2557 - YouTube

เคยสงสัยไหม? ชีวิตคนเราต้องการอะไรกันแน่ ทำไมบางคนมีเงินมากมาย...ก็ยังไม่มีความสุข คลิปนี้ ไม่ใช่คำตอบ แต่มันอาจเป็นจุดเริ่มต้นให้คุณทำบางสิ่ง... เพื่อค้นหาค...
Will Gourley's insight:

Do things for others because you can.

Being an agent of kindness is thanks enough.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Will Gourley
Scoop.it!

Explore – Absolutely brilliant cartoon by Randy Glasbergen,...

Explore – Absolutely brilliant cartoon by Randy Glasbergen,... | Constant Learning | Scoop.it
Absolutely brilliant cartoon by Randy Glasbergen, explaining in modern terms why we have books.
Will Gourley's insight:

Reading allows the brain to have far fewer crashes, and updates the entire system without making a big deal about it. via http://www.brainpickings.org/

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Will Gourley
Scoop.it!

Students Explain Engaging Assignments

Students Explain Engaging Assignments | Constant Learning | Scoop.it
46 Students Explain The Assignments That Got Their Attention This Year
Will Gourley's insight:

Hands down! Hands-on wins every time in education. What is your most memorable assignment?

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Will Gourley
Scoop.it!

Dpict | Learning Environments for Tomorrow

Dpict | Learning Environments for Tomorrow | Constant Learning | Scoop.it
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Will Gourley
Scoop.it!

How languages evolve - Alex Gendler

How languages evolve - Alex Gendler | Constant Learning | Scoop.it
Over the course of human history, thousands of languages have developed from what was once a much smaller number. How did we end up with so many? And how do we keep track of them all? Alex Gendler explains how linguists group languages into language families, demonstrating how these linguistic trees give us crucial insights into the past.
Will Gourley's insight:

Q: How did 'what' and 'why' become everything? 

A: By deliberate association of mass populations.

 

 

more...
Nicolas Martinez's comment, May 28, 3:44 PM
This video answered a lot of my questions about language.
Will Gourley's comment, May 28, 8:14 PM
Glad you liked it. I appreciate the feedback. Dean are you running a TED Ed Club at your school? I know that my students are really embracing the opportunity to share their ideas.
Scooped by Will Gourley
Scoop.it!

How augmented reality will change sports ... and build empathy

How augmented reality will change sports ... and build empathy | Constant Learning | Scoop.it
Chris Kluwe wants to look into the future of sports and think about how technology will help not just players and coaches, but fans. Here the former NFL punter envisions a future in which augmented reality will help people experience sports as if they are directly on the field -- and maybe even help them see others in a new light, too.
Will Gourley's insight:

Another wonderful moment from TED 2014.

Chris Kluwe  delivers a light capable of kicking darkness to the curb.

more...
No comment yet.
Suggested by Nicolas Martinez
Scoop.it!

Extra Credits - How Games Prepare Kids for Real Life - Education: 21st Century Skills - YouTube

Games give players agency and teach the core 21st century skills of critical thinking, communication, collaboration, and creativity better than any tradition...
Will Gourley's insight:

Thanks to Nicolas Martinez as always for suggesting this.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Will Gourley
Scoop.it!

Comics that ask "what if?"

Comics that ask "what if?" | Constant Learning | Scoop.it
Web cartoonist Randall Munroe answers simple what-if questions ("what if you hit a baseball moving at the speed of light?") using math, physics, logic and deadpan humor. In this charming talk, a reader’s question about Google's data warehouse leads Munroe down a circuitous path to a hilariously over-detailed answer — in which, shhh, you might actually learn something.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Will Gourley
Scoop.it!

How Teaching Is Changing: 15 Examples

How Teaching Is Changing: 15 Examples | Constant Learning | Scoop.it
How Teaching Is Changing: 15 Examples
Will Gourley's insight:

Making data beautiful can only lead to great things.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Will Gourley
Scoop.it!

84 (And Counting) Bloom's Taxonomy Tools Worth Trying - Edudemic

84 (And Counting) Bloom's Taxonomy Tools Worth Trying - Edudemic | Constant Learning | Scoop.it
We know y’all love a good list of Bloom’s Taxonomy tools. And the one we’re highlighting below isn’t only good – its growing, because it is crowdsourced by awesome teachers like you! Created by NJ Superintendent Scott Rocco, this list is chock-full of tons of different apps that can fill out just about every category of …
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Will Gourley
Scoop.it!

5 Bold Predictions For The Future Of Higher Education | Co.Exist ...

5 Bold Predictions For The Future Of Higher Education | Co.Exist ... | Constant Learning | Scoop.it
The future of higher education is a constantly moving target. Everything from the emergence of MOOCs to new learning styles and mounting financial and sustainability pressures are impacting the education landscape.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Will Gourley
Scoop.it!

Educator as Model Learner

Educator as Model Learner | Constant Learning | Scoop.it
The educator's role has or should change in this age of information abundance or Education 2.0-3.0.  The educator's role has always been to model and demonstrate effective learning, but  somewhere ...
Will Gourley's insight:
Are you a lead learner in your classroom?
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Will Gourley from iGeneration - 21st Century Education
Scoop.it!

How Do You Print from an iPad? Let Me Count the Ways!

How Do You Print from an iPad? Let Me Count the Ways! | Constant Learning | Scoop.it
Not everyone knows you can print from an iPad, but you can! How do your do it? Fire up your printer, because you are about to find out, and it's easier than you might think!

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa)
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Will Gourley
Scoop.it!

ExamiNation: a short documentary

*UPDATE 1/13/14* ExamiNation was offered a distribution deal and we've been working to package a DVD. It is almost completed, and will be available for purchase…
more...
No comment yet.