10 predictions for the way the workplace will be impacted by mobile learning:
- Mobile will be part of the way we do business;
- LMS’s need to become re-imagined; - Media tablets will become a dominant device; - Performance review can be and should be immediate; - Augmented reality apps and search will deliver JIT; - Design and development of learning will be crowdsourced;
- Social Games for recruiting; - Choice and continuity across multiple mobile devices; - New skills and competencies needed; - The revolution in the workplace and corporate learning is just beginning…
A randomized evaluation in Chile finds that providing a 3-month program of small group tutoring to fourth graders using college student volunteers raise language scores and measures of attitudes towards reading for some subgroups of the population.
Getting kids to really focus on what exactly they are searching for, and then be able to further distill idea into a few key specific search terms is a skill that we must teach students, and we have to do it over and over again. We never question the vital importance of teaching literacy, but we have to be mindful that there are many kinds of “literacies”. An ever more important one that ALL teachers need to be aware of is digital literacy.
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Near a second-order phase transition, fluctuations occur on all length and time scales—no matter how much you zoom in on the system, fluctuations look the same. This “scale invariance” has been observed in bird flocks, and, as reported in Physical Review Letters, bacteria. Xiao Chen at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China, and colleagues argue that similarities in the collective motion of birds and bacteria, organisms separated by one million times in size, may suggest a fundamental principle at work.