What do rap shows, barbershop banter and Sunday services have in common? As Christopher Emdin says, they all hold the secret magic to enthrall and teach at the same time — and it’s a skill we often don't teach to educators. The science advocate (and cofounder of Science Genius B.A.T.T.L.E.S. with the GZA of the Wu-Tang Clan) offers a vision to make the classroom come alive.
Dr. Rob Abel is CEO of the IMS Global Learning Consortium, a nonprofit collaboration of universities, school districts, government organizations, content providers, and technology suppliers. It has been described by Learning Solutions magazine as an international organization that develops open standards for communicating information and for application compatibility in the field of education. To demonstrate his interest in education, he has a fistful of degrees: a Doctorate in Educational Leadership and Change from Fielding Graduate University; a Masters degree in Management from Stanford; a Masters degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Southern California; and a Baccalaureate degree in Computational Physics from Carnegie Mellon University.
It turns out social media may be even more influential than we have imagined, just not in the way many of us have envisioned. Let's take a look in these 3 scientific studies that prove social media has a real effect on sales.
At the UNESCO Mobile Learning Week 2014 I sat on a panel titled Emerging Trends and New Technology – considered in the context of mobile learning. Below are the notes of the key points that I made. Note: The issue of Emerging Trends and New Technology begs the question: for who? For students in California,…
Not long ago, for techPresident, I wrote an article on "Using Data and Statistics to Bring Down Dictators". While researching for the article, I got in touch with Jay Aronson, the founder of Carnegie Mellon's Center for Human Rights Science. He pointed me to the work of another scholar, called [...]
With a $14.5 M grant from Ohio’s Straight A Fund, Cincinnati Public and Princeton City Schools are partnering to launch the "Future CLASS for Diverse Learners" project, offering new training for teachers, and services for diverse learners.
Despite how retro the characters on the television series Mad Men seem, the insight they happen to provide is strangely and oddly applicable to modern day social media marketing. Here’s some Sterling Cooper branded advice I recommend that you follow.