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There are many tools available for development today (internet, technology, communication, information,...) but true value still comes from the power of ideas, our mind!
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The Science of Learning: Why Failing More Tests Is a Good Idea - Big Think

The Science of Learning: Why Failing More Tests Is a Good Idea - Big Think | LIKE: Learning, Innovation, Knowledge,  Education | Scoop.it
The Science of Learning: Why Failing More Tests Is a Good Idea Big Think While educators have fiercely debated the rise in standardized testing and policies like No Child Left Behind, the science of learning suggests that exams are more than tools...
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The key to this perspective is testing at the right moment; introducing it into the learning process and its emotional context. 

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Mobile saturation means innovation will slow

A smartphone in every pocket may soon be a reality.
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Why Learning to Focus is so Important - Victory Coaches

Why Learning to Focus is so Important - Victory Coaches | LIKE: Learning, Innovation, Knowledge,  Education | Scoop.it
Learning to focus will help you with every aspect of your life, but it is hard to do in today's society.
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Apparently simple and yet so true!

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Music lessons before age 7 boost brain link - Technology & Science - CBC News

Music lessons before age 7 boost brain link - Technology & Science - CBC News | LIKE: Learning, Innovation, Knowledge,  Education | Scoop.it
Starting piano or violin lessons before the age of seven appears to cause permanent changes to the brain that are linked to better motor skills.
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Unlocking Your Organization’s Most Valuable Resource – Knowledge and Wisdom | Flash Foresights from Daniel Burrus | Big Think

Unlocking Your Organization’s Most Valuable Resource – Knowledge and Wisdom | Flash Foresights from Daniel Burrus | Big Think | LIKE: Learning, Innovation, Knowledge,  Education | Scoop.it
Every company has both information and knowledge. What’s the difference? Knowledge is something that’s actionable and that generates value for the receiver. Information, on the other hand, is not actionable.
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Confusing information with knowledge, and knowledge with wisdom. Learning how to differentiate them for better communication and learning!

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What are some of the most ridiculous startup ideas that eventually became successful?

What are some of the most ridiculous startup ideas that eventually became successful? | LIKE: Learning, Innovation, Knowledge,  Education | Scoop.it
Answer (1 of 131): It is possible to create a good startup with a good idea, but great startups are often the result of ideas that would have seemed ridiculous if you had heard them prior to seeing them working.
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3 Paths Toward A More Creative Life

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Everyone can learn to be more creative, but to become very creative, I’ve come to believe you need to lead a creative life.
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Using Your Intuition To Power Your Language Learning

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Using your intuition to power your language learning http://t.co/jqgEDT8A
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Could new technology kill off cash?

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A real alternative to money would benefit many, writes author and journalist David Wolman. So are the days of cash numbered? (Could new technology kill off cash?
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Why not?

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Nothing is more important than teaching compassion

Nothing is more important than teaching compassion | LIKE: Learning, Innovation, Knowledge,  Education | Scoop.it
Teaching schoolchildren happiness, empathy, altruism and compassion has proven beneficial results for classroom learning as a whole, says Vinciane Rycroft
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"Genuine mindfulness cultivates a non-judgemental attitude both to oneself and to others that leads to compassion."

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Failure helps you succeed…but ONLY if you acknowledge it openly

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This is the fifth rule in my series of 10 Rules I’ve Learned and Live By to Motivate People and Organizations. The last rule I shared was to learn about your managers through the people they
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Acknowledge Failure....

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Why Brainstorming Doesn't Spark Innovation

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Traditional methods of generating innovative ideas--like brainstorming--are badly out of step with current neuroscience, according to a Columbia professor.
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GRIMSHAW: Let’s reimagine Yale education | Yale Daily News

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Generative Campus Education, sounds good. An interesting alternative application for MOOCs...

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5-Year-Olds Can Learn Calculus

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Why playing with algebraic and calculus concepts—rather than doing arithmetic drills—may be a better way to introduce children to math
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Why children should learn how to program

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There has, in the last couple of years, been a rising interest in teaching children as young as five how to program computers.
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No news, but always glad to hear!

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The Role of Mistakes in the Classroom

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"As the school doors swing open to welcome the start of another year, both teachers and students will have goals: to inspire a class, to learn new things, to get good grades.

 

What probably won't be on that list is to make a mistake -- in fact many. But it should be."


Via John Evans
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The question could be "Is there an answer? Is it possible?" rather than "What is the right answer?"

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American education and the IQ trap - Los Angeles Times

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American education and the IQ trap
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For one, educators frequently treat IQ scores as if all students with the same score have the same educational needs.
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What Professors Can Learn From 'Hard Core' MOOC Students

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People who have taken dozens of massive open online courses share their advice for those teaching them.
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Why Innovation By Brainstorming Doesn't Work

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Eleven men and women file into a conference room and take their places around a large table. Coffee cups and pastries are assembled in front of them.
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Technology and Music

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Thirty-five years ago Eddie Van Halen performed with his back to the audience to hide his innovative double-tapping guitar techniques.
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INFINITE POSSIBILITIES!!!

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Online Education Is Replacing Physical Colleges At A Crazy Fast Pace | TechCrunch

Online Education Is Replacing Physical Colleges At A Crazy Fast Pace | TechCrunch | LIKE: Learning, Innovation, Knowledge,  Education | Scoop.it
Educators knew the online revolution would eventually envelop the physical classroom, but a torrent of near-revolutionary developments in the past month are proving that change is coming quicker than anyone imagined.
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A Surprising Way To Release Your Creativity

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In silence, our world opens to this goldenness, what is life giving and true. A silent retreat is free time where simple being and inner stillness conspire to light up our minds with the light of our soul.
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Bad Education

Is Japan's vaunted school system failing to prepare Japanese students for the global economy? (is the education system failing to prepare Japanese students for the global economy?
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Why Highlighting is a Waste of Time: The Best and Worst Learning Technique

Why Highlighting is a Waste of Time: The Best and Worst Learning Technique | LIKE: Learning, Innovation, Knowledge,  Education | Scoop.it
Some of the most common strategies for retaining knowledge are the least effective, according to a new report (http://t.co/g0CZ1UIu)
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Have to confess... frequently use some of the techniques in "the worst" category =S

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The Pedagogy of Play and the Role of Technology in Learning

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RT @dogtrax: MediaShift . The Pedagogy of Play and the Role of Technology in Learning | PBS http://t.co/2hLAXrZP
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