Maria Konnikova, a world-reknown Harvard psychologist and writer, explores what it takes to have a mind capable of matching the fictional detective/genius Sherlock Holmes in her novel Mastermind: How to Think Like Sherlock Holmes.
Codecademy Chief Says Computer Programming Holds the Key Wall Street Journal We're using the Internet for building large communities, building interactive, Internet- and mobile-native experiences for learning.
Images speak louder than words. We all have recourse to images as visual aids in our teaching but the search for such images is not always an easy one. Most often, you spend a decent amount of time looking for pictures only to be disappointed that they are copyrighted . This is where the importance of having a ready made list of public domain image sources comes in handy.
Ever since gamification started to grow in popularity, there have been many who have questioned its utility. For the most part, it seems an awful lot like “fluff” without any ability to make a real impact in the bottom line of a business.
What Is Content Curation Curation is an active filtering of the web’s infinite content and it may be the most disruptive Internet marketing tactic. Curators do more than simply assign meta value via categorization.
Perjantaina 17.1. Espoon Etelä-Tapiolan lukiossa opiskelijoista tulee opettajia yhden päivän ajaksi. Lukiolaisten vetämissä työpajoissa opettajille kerrotaan oppilaiden näkemyksiä siitä kuinka tietotekniikkaa tulisi hyödyntää opetuksessa.
"To be clear–learning can happen in the absence of technology. Integrated poorly, technology can subdue, distract, stifle, and obscure the kind of personal interactions between learner, content, peer, and performance that lead to learning results.
But increasingly we live in a world where technology is deeply embedded into everything we do. Thinking about it simply in terms of “digital literacy” puts you about 5 years behind the curve. It’s really much more than that–less about being connected, and more about being mobile.
There will be growing pains, and I’m sure educators that have brought in BYOD programs into their school can come up with 50 reasons it won’t work. But most of those 50 are a product of the continued poor fit that exists between schools and communities–the system and the humans it serves."
What happens to our cognitive abilities as we age? If your think our brains go into a steady decline, research reported this week in the journal Topics in Cognitive Science may make you think again. The work, headed by Dr.
Mikko Hakala's insight:
"The brains of older people do not get weak," says Michael Ramscar. "On the contrary, they simply know more."
Washington Post (blog) The Education Department's strange new report on teaching Washington Post (blog) One of the most controversial issues in public education today is the use of “value-added measures” to evaluate teachers and principals.
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s triennial international survey compared test scores from 65 countries. Happiness was ranked based on the percentage of students who agreed or disagreed with the statement “I feel happy at school.”
Test scores were ranked based on the combined individual rankings of the students’ math, reading, and science scores.