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Although this article focuses on education, mindmapping can be a great planning and coordination tool for any kind of group project, whether collaborators are physically copresent or geographically separated. -- Howard
"Online collaboration has become very popular in both education and business. We now have the ability to easily and freely share all file types using different cloud based platforms. People working collectively on a project or assignment no longer need to be in the same room or even in the same country for that matter.
Collaborative platforms have enabled educators to create online learning environments where students can benefit from sharing ideas and communicating with each other, their mentors and external organizations."
Via Howard Rheingold, Dennis T OConnor
TEd-Ed is a great resource to find videos. This post provides a look at six of their videos. Each video has a multiple choice quiz as well as some questions with short answers. They also include additional resources. You also have the ability to flip the lesson on your own. A tour of TED-Ed is available at http://ed.ted.com/tour.
This post shares six videos in six subject categories (out of 11 categories). Click through to see videos on:
* How inventions change history?
* How breathing works?
* Logarithms, Explained
* Rethinking thinking
* How do nerves work?
* Why do Americans vote on Tuesday?
Via Beth Dichter
"It has been said that imagination is more important than knowledge, and for any experienced classroom teacher it is easy to see daily evidence of this...
Dr. Murray Hunter of the University of Malaysia Perlis has listed the 8 types of imagination we use on a daily basis, with explanations for each." His definition "Imagination is a manifestation of our memory and enables us to scrutinize our past and construct hypothetical future scenarios that do not yet, but could exist. Imagination also gives us the ability to see things from other points of view and empathize with others."
Read on to learn the 8 types of imagination and links to additional resources.
Via Beth Dichter