In this talk, Sugata Mitra will take us through the origins of schooling as we know it, to the dematerialisation of institutions as we know them. Thirteen years of experiments in children's education takes us through a series of startling results – children can self-organise their own learning, they can achieve educational objectives on their own, they can read by themselves. Finally, the most startling of them all: groups of children with access to the internet can learn anything by themselves. From the slums of India, to the villages of India and Cambodia, to poor schools in Chile, Argentina, Uruguay, the USA and Italy, to the schools of Gateshead and the rich international schools of Washington and Hong Kong, Sugata's experimental results show a strange new future for learning.
Some cognition experts have praised the effects of tech on the brain, lauding its ability to organize our lives and free our minds for deeper thinking. Others fear tech has crippled our attention spans and made us uncreative and impatient when it comes to anything analog.
Digital technology and creativity in the classroom prepares kids for the future opensource.com Play-based and game-based learning have also become increasingly popular in education circles as a result.
This research investigated the enablers that were identified by teacher educators as most significant in the development of their Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge (TPACK) while transforming their teaching practice.
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"Photographer Christopher Herwig has covered more than 30,000 km by car, bike, bus and taxi in 13 countries discovering and documenting these unexpected treasures of modern art. From the shores of the Black Sea to the endless Kazakh steppe, the bus stops show the range of public art from the Soviet era and give a rare glimpse into the creative minds of the time."
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Technology in the Hands of a Great Teacher Huffington Post I've brought a lot of different technologies into my high-school Physics classroom over the past 10 years, and the results have been nothing short of awesome.
To all my greate teachers...this article is what I am talking about all the time!! (Technology doesn't teach, You do!) "Great teachers seek to thoughtfully leverage technology in their classes, capitalizing on all of the affordances that technology can provide. But let's not let technology replace what it can't, especially when what it can't are the hallmarks of great teaching."
Bloggers can sign into their respective platforms using their Google+ accounts, automatically tying their accounts together without going through the usual authorship hoops. And you can now embed Google+ posts on your blogging platform of choice.
"One of the best techniques to catch and record ideas is through using visual graphs. Data that is visually encoded is more likely to be processed by the mind in a faster and easier way. This is probably the reason why students love it when comics and graphic are included in instruction. In this regard, Educational Technology and Mobile Learning has curated a list of some powerful iPad apps that you and your students can use to visually grab ideas and create sketchy mindmaps. I invite you to check the collection below and share with us what you think of them."
With 17% of the US population facing some form of hearing loss, and online video usage increasing annually, it is imperative that content producers close caption their online videos.
"The Why & How of Online Captioning" will help content producers, educators, and policymakers understand what they can do to make sure video content is properly captioned to make it accessible. Sarah Murphy and Sam Cartsos from Frameweld will also guide you through the importance of quality transcription, accurate syncing, and segmentation to produce high-quality captions.
A few nights ago, I was sitting on my couch about to get down with a bottle of wine and some Netflix. I grabbed my phone and opened the XBox SmartGlass app, which basically works like a virtual game-slash-remote controller.
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