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The Essence of Connected Learning

We are living in a historical moment of transformation and realignment in the creation and sharing of knowledge, in social, political and economic life, and in global connectedness. There is wide agreement that we need new models of education suited to this historic moment, and not simply new models of schooling, but entirely new visions of learning better suited to the increasing complexity, connectivity, and velocity of our new knowledge society...for more info go to http://connectedlearning.tv


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Do We Learn While We're Asleep? | Psychology Today

Do We Learn While We're Asleep? | Psychology Today | Innovative Education | Scoop.it

Studies show that sleep enhances learning, memory, and problem solving.


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Tena Smith Fulghum's curator insight, February 16, 2014 10:24 AM

Sleep is critical to learning and especially remembering what we have learned. Today's society is plagued with over medicated, over scheduled, over technology centered children who are not sleeping. No wonder learning disabilities are on the rise. 

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The Neurology of Gaming

The Neurology of Gaming | Innovative Education | Scoop.it

Are you using games to teach?

 

Here's an infographic about the impact - both positive and negative - that videos games have on the brain.


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Tamra Dollar's curator insight, July 20, 2013 7:21 PM

Gamed based learning is a powerful tool for teaching! As a data nerd, I have seen first hand the achievement scores of students who game vs. don't game. This is not a scientific study, but is based on seeing scores skyrocket from students who are accused of "doing nothing" in school and yet are avid gamers. Hmmm.

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Australia leads global, digital, open education revolution

Australia leads global, digital, open education revolution | Innovative Education | Scoop.it

The Australian Service for Knowledge of Open Source Software (ASK-OSS) provides a national focal point for advice, management, governance, storage, and dissemination of open source software (OSS)...In 2004, Grant High School in Mount Gambier, South Australia took part in an ASK-OSS research trial using open source...[The school] has become a case study showing how schools could embrace open source and achieve educational goals...students have been editing videos with Lightworks (http://www.lightworksbeta.com) and creating hand-drawn animations with Pencil (http://pencil.evolus.vn).


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