"Metacognition is a critically important, yet often overlooked component of learning. Effective learning involves planning and goal-setting, monitoring one's progress, and adapting as needed. All of these activities are metacognitive in nature. By teaching students these skills - all of which can be learned - we can improve student learning. There are three critical steps to teaching metacognition:
Teaching students that their ability to learn is mutableTeaching planning and goal-settingGiving students ample opportunities to practice monitoring their learning and adapting as necessary"
Via Howard Rheingold
Financial forecast model: A Microsoft Excel template could become an 'Open source' project 12 June 2006. World (or knowledge) Cafe conversations reveal collective wisdom 5 May 2013. Crowd funding needs the crowd accountability, crowd ...
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I'm happy for hving been part of the team originating this group process technology that changed so many lives and organizarions since 1995...
Dr. Peter H. Diamandis -- Abundance Abundance Physician, entrepreneur, founder and chairman of the X PRIZE Foundation. Author of Abundance http://GF2045.com/...
George Por's insight:
This video is one of the pitch vids selling the Global Future 2045 conference. It is a schoolbook-perfect example of technocratic future prediction, with plenty of excamples of what emergent technologies will allow us to do and to be, with no reference to _social_ organization of work and commerce, how it must change for huymanity to realize its highest potential.
We, as a species. will not become sentient just by trusting aritfical intelligence, the internet, and other technologies linking us up if the social division of labor remains dominated by the interest of the few. Unfortunately, that perspective is outside the horizon of the promoters of technological singularity.
Last weekend I joined a small group exploring the idea that society could have the capacity to generate "public wisdom" and that we could empower that wisdom to support wiser public policy and popular behavior.
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