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Kids' Cognition Is Changing—Education Will Have to Change With It

Kids' Cognition Is Changing—Education Will Have to Change With It | Psychology and Memory | Scoop.it

A new survey considers the intellectual future of the millennial generation: multitasking, hyperconnectivity, which may be leading to a lack of patience and concentration, and that an 'always on' ethos may be encouraging a culture of expectation and instant gratificaiton.


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Lori DiMarco's curator insight, November 23, 2014 5:41 PM

"There is a palpable concern among these experts," Rainie puts it, "that new social and economic divisions will emerge as those who are motivated and well-schooled reap rewards that are not matched by those who fail to master new media and tech literacies." As a result: "Many of the experts called for reinvention of public education to teach those skills and help learners avoid some of the obvious pitfalls of a hyper-connected lifestyle."

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Exploding Common Myths in Education | Brain Based Learning | Brain Based Teaching | Articles From Jensen Learning

Exploding Common Myths in Education | Brain Based Learning | Brain Based Teaching | Articles From Jensen Learning | Psychology and Memory | Scoop.it
Myth: Kids Talk Too Much At School. Do your students talk too much? Some teachers think kids talk TOO much at school, and they spend a portion of their day trying to manage the noise.

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Everything You Thought You Knew About Learning Is Wrong

Everything You Thought You Knew About Learning Is Wrong | Psychology and Memory | Scoop.it
Taking notes during class? Topic-focused study? A consistent learning environment? All are exactly opposite of the best strategies for learn...

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