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[Infographic] Why every educator needs to know how the brain learns

[Infographic] Why every educator needs to know how the brain learns | |

I hope you find the Brain Hacking infographic above useful. You can access the other Brain-Based Learning infographics I created by scrolling down my ED!Blog. Please share it with other educators, parents, and learners. I will feature additional Brain-Based Learning Infographics in my future NEWSLETTERS, so please SIGN UP if you would like to receive more tips and strategies that work in helping students become better learners.

If you find the information in the infographic useful, consider buying "Crush School: Every Student's Guide To Killing It In The Classroom", which is a book I wrote to help students learn more efficiently and effectively using proven research based strategies.


Via Gust MEES
Linez Technologies's comment, October 20, 12:40 AM
amazing information about human brain
Linez Technologies's comment, October 20, 12:40 AM
amazing information about human brain
Succeed Education's curator insight, October 20, 6:06 PM

Great article about how the brain learns.!

8 digital skills we must teach our children

8 digital skills we must teach our children | |
The digital world is a vast expanse of learning and entertainment. But it is in this digital world that kids are also exposed to many risks, such as cyberbullying, technology addiction, obscene and violent content, radicalization, scams and data theft. The problem lies in the fast and ever evolving nature of the digital world, where proper internet governance and policies for child protection are slow to catch up, rendering them ineffective.

Moreover, there is the digital age gap. The way children use technology is very different from adults. This gap makes it difficult for parents and educators to fully understand the risks and threats that children could face online. As a result, adults may feel unable to advise children on the safe and responsible use of digital technologies. Likewise, this gap gives rise to different perspectives of what is considered acceptable behaviour.

So how can we, as parents, educators and leaders, prepare our children for the digital age? Without a doubt, it is critical for us to equip them with digital intelligence.


Learn more / En savoir plus / Mehr erfahren:



Via Gust MEES, juandoming
Sandra Guerra's curator insight, June 22, 11:44 PM

How to help our children and students develop a digital intelligence. 

Helen Teague's curator insight, June 23, 7:56 PM
Good list--are there additional skills to add?
Willem Kuypers's curator insight, June 24, 3:15 AM
Le monde digital se développe sous nos yeux ! Il faut apprendre à vivre avec.!

The shift of the role of the teacher

The shift of the role of the teacher | |

We know today’s students will have to create their jobs, not look for jobs. They will compete with others around the globe. They will have jobs replaced by outsourcing and technology if their skills are easily replicated or duplicated.  To succeed, students will need creativity, communication, critical thinking, collaboration, and entrepreneurship.

They will need to be able to adapt to change, be resilient and able to work effectively in a variety of environments.

Learn more:


Via Gust MEES, Rui Guimarães Lima, juandoming
nihal abitiu's curator insight, September 29, 2014 4:32 AM

The  role of the Teacher

Pamela Perry King's curator insight, September 29, 2014 11:14 AM

What's the change: Excellent Tips!

Ness Crouch's curator insight, April 28, 2015 9:53 PM

There are huge shifts in the role of the teacher these days! A very worthwhile read and great graphic!

The 9 attributes of a good teacher

The 9 attributes of a good teacher | |

Via Gust MEES, Kent Wallén, juandoming, Alfredo Calderón
Leonor Vargas Delgadillo's curator insight, January 13, 2014 4:05 PM

Esros elementos aparentemente sencillos permiten que un docente sea competente en su area de experticia si los maneja y refleja a cabalidad

Com.En.Zar's curator insight, January 13, 2014 6:40 PM

¿Te quieres dedicar a la docencia? ¿Ya te dedicas? ¿Los cumples?

María Dolores Díaz Noguera's curator insight, January 14, 2014 4:59 AM

Very nice sharing. Thank!

Rubric for Deeper Thinking about Learning

Rubric for Deeper Thinking about Learning | |
We were exploring how to make metacognitive thinking more visible for our students, keeping it aligned with our mandate to keep thinking and learning visible, transparent, tangible, critiqueable and accountable within learning spaces.




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Robyn Lockwood's curator insight, October 11, 2:42 PM
Share your insight
Helen Teague's curator insight, October 11, 2:49 PM
Don't often see a rubric specifically for metacognition: Rubric for Deeper Thinking About Learning
Dr. Theresa Kauffman's curator insight, October 12, 10:44 AM
Interesting rubric for self assessment to make metacognition more accessible for our students. Check it out!!

Why teachers must embrace disruptive technologies

Why teachers must embrace disruptive technologies | |

Affordable, accessible technologies can democratize opportunities for EVERYONE to become innovators and inventors. Countries can take advantage of this opportunity to create new jobs, new industry and skilled workers to achieve further economic growth and increase competitiveness. Also, preparing citizens with problem solving skills and entrepreneurial mindsets helps solve various social problems in the country.

Via Gust MEES, juandoming
Jocelyn Stoller's curator insight, November 18, 2014 1:39 PM

Caveats: Students need to NOT be pressured into an economic mold—it destroys motivation , curiosity and love of learning (science shows that these are the basis for life-long mental resilience). People learn at their own pace and have individual processing modes. It is vital for our future to nurture instrinsic motivation in the next generation.

Juan Manuel De La Cruz Moreno Nápoles's curator insight, November 19, 2014 4:07 PM

Interesante, tecnologías disruptivas.

María Dolores Díaz Noguera's curator insight, November 20, 2014 3:34 PM

Why teachers must embrace disruptive technologies | @scoopit via @knolinfos!

The 10 most important Business Skills in 2020

The 10 most important Business Skills in 2020 | |

In just six years time, the skills you'll be looking for in star employees will be vastly different from those ideal in today's workers. Consider this your crystal ball. 

In the near future, smart machines and systems will automate many jobs that exist today, changing the nature of skills that are in high demand.

As social technologies play a more important role in value creation, skills such as social intelligence and new media literacy, among others, will become increasingly important for workers. 

The infographic below from Top Ten Online Colleges shows which capabilities will be most valued by 2020:

Via Gust MEES, Lydia M. Collazo Bencón
Edumorfosis's insight:

Si la universidad no se articula a la altura de los tiempos practicando el conjunto de destrezas necesarias para entrar al mundo laboral emergente, lo harán los profesionales por su propia cuenta. Las micro-firmas se encargarán de desarrollar proyectos o programas dirigidos a profesionales en búsqueda de nuevos horizontes de posibilidades. La Universidad Intelectual ya es cosa del pasado. La Universidad Social es el presente y el futuro de la Hiper-Educación... 

Chris Carter's curator insight, July 8, 2014 8:02 PM

I agree with the essential skills list. Excellent!

Martin (Marty) Smith's curator insight, July 8, 2014 10:46 PM

LOL, rare is it I'm glad I have the Big C and so making 2020 is doubtful, but this infographic made me exhausted and glad I don't have to master all this stuff (lol).

Beth Kanter's curator insight, July 9, 2014 10:20 AM

Good list of 21st Century work skills.!

Are we in an an age of Collective Learning?

Are we in an an age of Collective Learning? | |

We are moving away from the model in which learning is organized around stable, usually hierarchical institutions (schools, colleges, universities) that, for better and worse, have served as the main gateways to education and social mobility. Replacing that model is a new system in which learning is best conceived of as a flow, where learning resources are not scarce but widely available, opportunities for learning are abundant, and learners increasingly have the ability to autonomously dip into and out of continuous learning flows.


Instead of worrying about how to distribute scarce educational resources, the challenge we need to start grappling with in the era of socialstructed learning is how to attract people to dip into the rapidly growing flow of learning resources and how to do this equitably, in order to create more opportunities for a better life for more people.  –Marina Gorbis


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The Rice Process's curator insight, November 25, 2013 4:27 PM

experts and expertise exists beyond the traditional classroom.

John Rudkin's curator insight, November 28, 2013 7:45 AM

Really wonderful info.

Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's curator insight, December 15, 2013 10:53 PM

Connected learning is 21 century learning and gives shared purpose and creates community.