This is a shocking resource which shows all of the earthquakes that have happened over one week on a map. The site separates the quakes into colours by strength. It's astonishing to see how many earthquakes happening around the world. Found via http://twitter.com/@MrsPTeach
Apple cofounder Steve Wozniak said at a conference this week in Northern Ireland the future could allow each student to have a personalized "human computer" to serve as a school and career tutor.
According to the Belfast Telegraph, Wozniak told attendees at the Londonderry's Millennium Forum for the European Business Network the concept would facilitate one-on-one teaching and encourage students to take action — such as write a book — rather than focus on studying tested ideas.
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We’ve certainly come a long way but some things seem hauntingly similar to many years ago. For example, Thomas Edison said in 1925 that “books will soon be obsolete in schools. Scholars will soon be instructed through the eye.” I’m pretty sure this is exactly what people are saying these days about the iPad.
In a related Pew study on libraries and the Internet, one librarian told researchers, “I believe public libraries should move away from being ‘houses of knowledge’ and move more towards being ‘houses of access.’ This is what the public is asking for and we are here to serve them.” Beyond the use of technology, many librarians think in terms of access and information being closely linked, and believe that libraries still have a responsibility to both.
The technology they use in their personal lives just makes sense for use in their learning as well. If a student badly wanted a new tablet or app for his or her own personal use but wanted nothing to do with it for any kind of learning whatsoever, we may need to look at the disconnect.
But there are other reasons why education consistently turns to technology
Before accepting a lifetime achievement award at the Webby Awards last night, Steve Wilhite, the man who invented the GIF back in 1987, ruined everybody's day by reintroducing the great pronunciation debate of our time: How do you pronounce "GIF"?
Would you like to know the types of memory? What are the characteristics and operations of short-term and long-term memory? What is working memory? Sure you do if you are involved at the eLearning field!