Education, Curiosity, and Happiness
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What roles can curiosity and happiness play in learning?
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'The reality is that technology is doing more harm than good in our schools' says education chief

'The reality is that technology is doing more harm than good in our schools' says education chief | Education, Curiosity, and Happiness | Scoop.it
The number of Sydney schools banning laptops and tablets is increasing as education experts find technology is impeding learning.

Via L. García Aretio, juandoming
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I am finding that teachers want time to learn about the tools, digital and otherwise, and use them in their classroom. One teacher said it is not enough to go to a one day workshop. They don't have the time to use the technology.

Larry Cuban wrote in the early 2000's that there was no evidence more technology led to better teaching and more learning. It is 2016 and we are just catching up.
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50 task to teach with only a blank piece of paper

50 task to teach with only a blank piece of paper | Education, Curiosity, and Happiness | Scoop.it
I've always been constructivist , meaning that I believe especially with language, students construct knowledge and are active participants in the creation…...

Via David Deubelbeiss, Juergen Wagner, Siani Katerina, Evdokia Roka, Ken Morrison
Ivon Prefontaine's insight:

I like low tech ideas which balance the busyness of high-tech

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Ken Morrison's curator insight, April 25, 2013 4:24 PM

I love lowtech innovation.

Ken