(Book) Become an Architect of Learning! (blueprints included). The brain constructs new learning, sorting and labeling new data, comparing it with prior experience, and using resulting understandings to interact with the environment.
Mind mapping is a great way to brainstorm, make a plan, or turn ideas into the steps needed to make it real. Thankfully, there are great tools out there to help you build mind maps, organize them, and save them for later.
"It is often said that education and training are the keys to the future. They are, but a key can be turned in two directions. Turn it one way and you lock resources away, even from those they belong to.
The lineage of Chogyam Trungpa - whose stream of descent flows directly through the great scholar Naropa - offers many tools to help us touch a more vibrant understanding of our lives. One of the most powerful, in my experience, is contemplation.
Perhaps a greater altruistic innovation would see the product of publicly funded research publications available to the public, rather than publishers. MOOCs perhaps maximise their consumer base, whilst access to innovative disciplinary knowledge will only be available to privileged institutional and corporate communities
The Blueprint is the foundation, framework, and direction in building Personalized Learning Environments (PLEs) that transform teaching and learning and are sustainable over time. Everyone in the school community is involved in the vision.
Formally, our goals for learning interventions should be retention over time until needed and transfer to all appropriate situations (and no inappropriate ones). And these are important goals. If the learning's atrophied by the ...
Human visual pattern-recognition is acute and computer visualization tools are powerful. Can they be matched smartly, and can our digital tools enable people to think and see in ways never before possible?